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Puerto Vallarta's El Malecon Boardwalk

| Downtown, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
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| Downtown, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We got a taxi to Puerto Vallarta on one Sunday evening with our friends and had a meal in an Italian which was excellent value (3 huge pizzas, Tortellini, 4 beers, a cola and a bottle of water) £1000 pesos paid which is just under...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I like the malicon at night ... there's lotsa street performers, vendors, cheap eats and serious people watching. .. good restaurants and bars are all over the place ... if ya speak Spanish you'll enjoy it better ... there's really no need to book a...More

Thank mike g
Reviewed yesterday

A lovely walk along the beach. Bars, restaurants, shops and market stalls all along the boardwalk, dotted with various bronze sculptures. Very pretty.

Thank Rowena102
Reviewed yesterday

I visited the Malecon multiple times this year. i was there on business, and would take a taxi by myself and walk up and down the boardwalk and in and out of all the shops. No one bothered me at all. It is a really...More

Thank Want2FlyAway
Reviewed 2 days ago

Plenty of good restaurants, shops and local artists to watch. Flea market is good for souvenir shopping located under and near bridge of boardwalk.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a great place to be in November strolling along the Malecon boardwalk in 90 degree heat with the sun shining! We witnessed good entertainment, took lots of pictures of the dia de Los muertos decorations and enjoyed a beer (Pacifico— recommended by our taxi...More

Thank Janice P
Reviewed 2 days ago

This walk can be as short or long as you wish. It stretches for miles. I recommend a great meal in town and a stroll down the Malecon afterwards. There are often great sunsets and lots of people watching. It is one of the best...More

Thank Lee F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We love walking along the boardwalk. Don’t bother with some of the over priced restaurants along this area though. Have a stroll along the sea front and then wander back into the streets behind and enjoy the local restaurants who won’t rip you off just...More

Thank Jcbe15
Reviewed 3 days ago

Puerto Vallarta is a diverse city contrasting old Mexico and "Tourist" Mexico. If you leisurely walk the full length of the Malecon Boardwalk you will see the contrast. Starting at the North end where the Nuevo Vallarta time share shuttles drop of the tourists you...More

Thank CarlosRoss
Reviewed 4 days ago

Something for everyone although I would suggest leaving smaller children behind as the distances involved would require most of the day . Vendors are not pushy which is a bonus and prices are quite competitive with retail outlets throughout the city. It's easy to spend...More

Thank Peter J
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9 October 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Hi There, At the time I visited Puerto Vallarta Uber wasn’t still operating. Per our taxi driver the application was starting to function that week after I left. But for my experience with the taxi drivers I me, it should be... More
28 July 2017|
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Response from Tom H | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the earlier comment about the Botanical Gardens. There is also an organization in town called the International Friendship Club which uses home tours as a fund raiser for cleft palate surgery for kids in PV. I... More
28 July 2017|
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Response from william l | Reviewed this property |
Hello, my wife and I live in Puerto Vallarta and we would love to assist you. There are many restaurants in Puerto Vallarta to check out. The Malecon is a long stretch of beautiful walking along the coastline and city. There... More