Malecon Boardwalk, Puerto Vallarta

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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  • Each day we walked the Malecon. We shopped, ate, and drank. It was great people watching and a super easy way to get from one side of the city to the other.  more »
  • I read so much about the Malecon Boardwalk prior to our vacation. We read about it and watched Youtube to get an idea as to what to expect. It was nothing like what we viewed or read about. We...  more »

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