The Malecón is one of the most iconic and most visited places in Puerto Vallarta, due to the variety of things you can see and do, from the beautiful view of the bay, to the shops, restaurants, bars, and clubs, among many other things. It is the main artery of tourism in the city.
The boardwalk of Puerto Vallarta is the main historical monument of the city and measures almost 2 kilometers in length.
It is considered one of the best boardwalks in Mexico thanks to its incredible sunsets overlooking the sea. It is decorated with bronze sculptures, it also has great cuisine and outdoor theater shows, one of the most notable being the Papantla flyers.
Walking along the Malecón is one of the best ways to get to know downtown Puerto Vallarta, due to its proximity to many things in the city, such as the cathedral. The Malecón is open at all hours of the day.
What can you do on the Malecón?
In the morning many people use it for their morning run or walk, enjoying the sunrise, the seagulls, and the great weather. When you start your morning you can enjoy a great breakfast in the different restaurant options that there are.
In the afternoon you can eat and enjoy your afternoon walking along the Malecón, seeing the statues and the shows that it has for you, without a doubt it is a great option to walk with your family or friends.
Throughout the bay, you can see several statues, which attract a lot of attention due to their peculiar design. There are more than 10 sculptures by important artists from Mexico and the world.
The Malecón is one of the best places if you want to witness the sunset, with its view directly towards the bay there will be nothing that will block the view of the beautiful sunsets that Puerto Vallarta has to offer you.
But if you want to party, the Malecón is one of the best places to live the nightlife in Puerto Vallarta, full of the best clubs and bars in the city. These are full of lights, shows, and a great atmosphere.