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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 went to the boardwalk to do some shopping and watch some football! We had a blast! You have to go to the boardwalk! It's really pretty!  more »
  • We actually were there when the hurricane remnants were still pushing pretty good size waves in and it was cool to see. Worth a look see. Lots of bars, food places and shops to check out. Never did...  more »
  • 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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