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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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  • Excellent for walking alone or with the family, very good sculptures that can be seen along the Malecon, a great atmosphere, I visit it day and excellent night view of Banderas Bay, went with children and they slipped across the Malecon obviously there is the icon of Puerto Vallarta El Caballito de Mar. I really liked
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  • I stayed at the Sheraton and the malecon was a short drive from my hotel, very nice boardwalk, restaurants, shops, there's so many things to choose from to eat and explore. Very nice view of the ocean...  more »
  • We stayed about a block from Malecon and loved the artwork and sand sculptures. There are performers along the way which also keeps it interesting. We stopped at a restaurant on the ocean side of Male...  more »