Downtown Puerto Vallarta's El Malecon
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Puerto Vallarta El Malecon - Shopping & Dining -Puerto Vallarta's Malecon is a magical destination for strolling, sightseeing, shopping and dining. Malecon is a place where art, culture, and history ignite your senses. On the city side of the boardwalk, Malecon is lined with downtown boutiques, stores, gift shops, cafés, bars and wonderful restaurants that offer delicious cuisine, stunning views and gorgeous sunsets over Banderas Bay. Watch the rolling surf from the wrought-iron benches, take pictures of the famous sculptures, and relax in a café overlooking the tranquil Bay waters.
Puerto Vallarta's Malecon Landmarks -Strolling along El Malecon in Downtown Puerto Vallarta, you can see the famous Dolphin and Seahorse sculptures and historic landmarks, such as the magnificent Lady of Guadalupe Church located in El Centro. Known for its symbolic four stone arches overlooking the Bay of Banderas, Los Arcos Amphitheater offers nightly performances, street venders, native foods and local artisans. Walk to the Downtown Plaza to enjoy bands, performances, and a lively outdoor market with artists and food stands.
Photos by Mark Callanan