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Malecon Boardwalk, Puerto Vallarta

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Must see · Pier / Boardwalk · Tourist Spot
A stroll along 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. Use our Puerto Vallarta travel app to add Malecon Boardwalk and other attractions to your Puerto Vallarta vacation plans.
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  • We stayed overlooking the promenade for 3 nights and now back for another 8. Thr area is full of fun, arts, crafts, performances, restaurants, artisan shops, beach bars and real fancy digs. Fun and...  more »
  • It is a nice walk along the Malecon during the day or evening. There are lots of vendors peddling their products, but it’s the art that steals the show here, as each bronze sculpture aligns with...  more »
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  • Great experience with lots to see. No gracious will roll off your tongue a 1,000 times, but all vendors are really nice. I would also recommend going in a few blocks off the main boardwalk, even better! We visited twice while there on vacation. Just a blast to experience!
  • A really good place to travel with family during summer highly recommend it. There were great show's the beach with awesome and the hotel's are great. And also restaurants there are amazing, definitely would want to go there again

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