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Puerto Vallarta's El Malecon Boardwalk, Puerto Vallarta

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A stroll along Puerto Vallarta's El Malecon Boardwalk allows you to immerse yourself in local life at its best. Day and night, the walkway (whose name means "esplanade along a waterfront" in Spanish) serves as the heart of the city. Many of the area's top attractions line the pedestrian-friendly promenade, including a lighthouse, several notable monuments, and the main city square. You'll also find an abundance of cafes, bars, restaruants, and beachside activities. Appreciate the rich aromas of local street food as you meander along the pathway. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Puerto Vallarta's El Malecon Boardwalk and many more Puerto Vallarta attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Puerto Vallarta itinerary builder.
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  • We hadn't been to Puerta Vallarta in many years, and were very impressed at how charming the Malecon is now, and how many amazingly whimsical bronze statues are on permanent display. If you're in the ...  more »
  • Very pretty and clean walk. The medians are nice and well maintained. Lots of dining and shops for browsing. Benches to sit.  more »
  • This area is very nice. It feels safe for a location in Mexico. Lots of shops and things to look at. The stores to get a little redundant after a time and some of them are more Americanized that I wou...  more »
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  • Great way to spend a night. Go to La Palapa restaurant and then walk along the beach. Amazing atmosphere and cool way to see Puerto Vallarta and the beach. Cool night time outing with the family and easy shopping for tourists.
  • Very popular area for visitors. There's a large mix of restaurants and bars to go to and street vendors along the boardwalk.A great place to take pictures and have your picture taken among copious artwork,statues,old buildings and scenery.
  • Great board walk. Nice ocen view, pretty restaurants, bars, hotels and shops. Must go place !! Feels like in Florence or spain some where.. :) Nicely take care by city. Great work. Many good restaurants offer good price drinks. $1 for corona beer or margarita :)
  • It is very lively and a MUST if you are visiting. Bring an empty stomch because there is SO MUCH amazing food!!!
  • So much great public art. Nice views, lots of places to stop for a bite. Many vendors appealing to tourists. Very, very sunny - wear sunscreen.