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Stretching for several miles along the Rio Guayas, this lively boardwalk is well-patrolled day and night and features small food stands, other eateries and a blend of historic and modern buildings.
Sargento Vargas #116 y Av. Olmedo, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
+593 99 700 0691
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice long walk along the Guayas shore. This used to be a dump, unsafe, and bad part of the city. But years ago, the municipality took on the task of bringing it back to life. They succeeded in doing so. You can walk, run or...More

Thank Colesterol
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I walked it completely in one day, stopping to get to know everything. It was a great day it a good surprise. I didn’t expect it to be so beautiful and safe. Ended the visit in Las Peñas, which is a great place to cool...More

Thank Deda_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Free, clean and pleasant. There are better broadwalks in other parts of the world but this one is clearly well thought out and planned with art pieces scattered along the walkway.

Thank Fayezzz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Malecon is separated from the city by a tall fence, which gives it a very safe feeling. There were many families with children when I visited, fun to see. Vendors wander the area selling snacks, water. The botanical section was underwhelming, there are no...More

Thank C G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Talk about a fun and exciting daytime activity- super fun and really well done. The boardwalk pays homage to the Guayaquil roots as well as the city it wants to be in the future. We walked the full length and definitely recommend doing so!

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Guayaquil has done a fantastic job improving and maintaining this strip along the water. Probably the biggest draw for tourists heading to the lighthouse on the north end. Limited food options out there, but several places a few blocks off along the way. Beautiful garden...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2018

A nice walk alongside the river. Not a big selection of eating places. Great for children as there are playgrounds, gardens to walk through and an adventure area with rides. Saw lots of families and couple out strolling. Security excellent - police and security guards...More

Thank lornwood
Reviewed 22 September 2018

This is a wonderful public space for people watching and strolling. There are plenty of food stalls and view points. The walkway heads down towards the original site of Guayaquil where you can see the original cannons that guarded the city from pirate raids. Walk...More

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

I was visiting some NYC friends who have a third home on the coast just outside of Guayaquil, and this was one of the places they showed me. It was pretty, lively and clean. We had an amazing meal, but I cannot recall the name...More

Thank califcasl
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Nice walk. Not much to do but if you have a guide there is incredible history here. Very pretty walk along the river.

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Peter P
31 October 2018|
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Response from philip c | Reviewed this property |
This is a memorial statue to Julio Jaramillo (1935-1976) a popular ecuadorian singer and musician, and he was of course from Guayaquil.
Ken A
17 August 2017|
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Response from Luis B | Reviewed this property |
One of the nearest if not the nearest is the Ramada. It's a four-star hotel and many of the rooms have a view of the river. It's close to a museum and the recently inaugurated wheel called La Perla. The Wyndham is also a... More