Mexico's most beautiful boardwalk, Puerto Vallarta's El Malecon is a mile-long oceanfront boardwalk that follows the beach and main street in downtown Puerto Vallarta. El Malecon begins at Hotel Rosita - the first hotel built in Vallarta in the 1940s - and ends at a magnificent open-air theater called Los Arcos, or The Arches.
Designed by local artists, El Malecon's beautiful sculptures reflect Puerto Vallarta's colorful culture. Enjoy spectacular views of the sand and surf and beautiful sunsets on Banderas Bay from El Malecon - one of the most beautiful miles on Earth!
Puerto Vallarta Malecon Shopping & Sightseeing -
Puerto Vallarta's Malecon offers wonderful strolling, sightseeing and shopping experiences, where art, culture, and cuisine captivate your senses. On the city side of this legendary Puerto Vallarta boardwalk, Malecon is lined with trendy boutiques, shops, markets, cafés, bars and wonderful restaurants that offer stunning views and sunsets over Banderas Bay. Watch the rolling surf from the wrought-iron benches, take pictures of the famous Dolphin and Seahorse sculptures, and relax in a café overlooking the sea.
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Puerto Vallarta Malecon Landmarks -
Along the Malecon, you can enjoy Puerto Vallarta's famous sculptures and landmarks, such as the Virgin of Guadalupe Church. Known for its symbolic four stone arches, Los Arcos Amphitheater offers free performances every night, street venders, native foods and artisans. Walk to the Downtown Plaza to enjoy bands, theater performances, and an open market with artists and food stands.