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Malecon

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Address: PR 997 Beach Boardwalk, Esperanza, Puerto Rico

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Beautiful sunsets!

Great place for night life; great sunsets and awesome for happy hour. Enjoyed spending our evenings with live music here on the Malecon.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 December 2015
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

Great place for night life; great sunsets and awesome for happy hour. Enjoyed spending our evenings with live music here on the Malecon.

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New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

You can walk the entire boardwalk leisurely in less than 10 minutes. It is beautiful to watch the sunset from the Malecon, or ven better, from any of the many restaurants across the street. All the restaurants in Esperanza are in a row across the streets, extending about 3 - 4 blocks. There are also a number of souvenir and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

The Malecon in Esperanza is where it is happening. Start at the end closest to the pier and bar-hop, appetizer shop your way down the block. Friday night especially feel the music and gather with the locals. Check out the different jewelry and ware being sold at roadside tables and take home some local flare.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015

I loved the Malecon! Such a beautiful waterfront promenade with a lot of fun beachy bars and restaurants. The best snorkeling I did actually was in the water in front of the Malecon. Between Bananas and Tradewinds (especially right in front of the rusty boat in the water) there is a ton of beautiful tropical fish. Great spot for beginning... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015

A busy area of shops, beaches, dancing and drinks. nice restaurants, nice local people. we will go back.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

This is across from the restaurants, guest houses and night life of Vieques. It's nice to look at but every beach in town is better for spending time in the water.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

The local clean up crew are out every morning sweeping up leaves and any debris to make this boardwalk spotless. The view of the water and boats is so serene. We saw several rainbows over the water. A couple of shops plus several restaurants across the street. Excellent vibe.

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Havre de Grace, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

Enjoy the lovely beach, the music the vibe along with a special someone, or friends and family. To add to the experience you are allowed to drink while on the Malecon, it just makes it even better.

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

Sunsets are always beautiful but something about Vieques light shining on the clear blue water makes the reflection and colors in the sky exceptional. I must have taken a hundred photos of different Vieques sunsets and I swear I could publish a calendar with them. The views are that spectacular and absolutely inspiring.

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Franklin, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

I stayed in Vieques for 2 months and never missed a day on the Malecon. It is a gorgeous boardwalk beside the Caribbean waters. As you walk it's length, you can stop at a number of restaurants, kiosks, and shops. It has places where if you want to step down to the water, you can. This is Esperanza at it's... More 

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