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Address: George Washington Avenue, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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+1 809-935-2063
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This popular thoroughfare is home to luxury hotels and casinos as well as...

This popular thoroughfare is home to luxury hotels and casinos as well as historic monuments and statues.

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Perfect for an afternoon icecream stroll

I love coming down to the malecon. It's great for all types of people. Families who want to enjoy an ice cream together, couples strolling down together for a date or a group of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Andrea M

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29 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love coming down to the malecon. It's great for all types of people. Families who want to enjoy an ice cream together, couples strolling down together for a date or a group of friends who are looking for some fun.

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place during the day ! I don't recommend going late at night. Otherwise the views and the weather are breathtaking.

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Thank Abe G
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place, but very dirty. I loved the el obelisco and the water front. Though it is not recommended to swim there, you have go kart, food spots and other little attractions. It's an amazing, calming and beautiful place but needs upkeep as the shore was filled with a blanket of waste material such as bottles, rags, paper etc. there... More 

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Thank Laura R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

beautiful view :) just becareful dont go to close to the ocean the wave get very high and gets dangerous if u get too close the water :)

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Franklin Park, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

This is a wonderful of the beach! They have restaurants around and at night there is music and fun though I don't recommend being alone at night. The people are very hospitable and the area is breathtaking. I recommend it for both couples and families. Great place!

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Thank Wanda R
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

It was worth visiting will visit again I will recommend it to all my friends the place is very safe and clean the atmosphere is worth seeing I will come again and again on my next vacation

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Santo Domingo is located near the water.The heart of the city, or Colonial zone was originally settled by the Ozama River and its outing to the Caribbean Ocean for obvious trading reasons. As the city has grown, it's business center is now between Lincoln and George Washington Avenues far away from where it originally used to be. So, El Malecon... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Despite the trash along the beach, this is still a beautiful view of the ocean. Especially at sunset. Watch out for shoe shine boys as well. They can be persistent.

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Thank Mic S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

I wanted to come in at night because my hotel was a good walk away but was told it was dangerous at night for tourist. So, we visit during the day but there isn't much to see all the food kiosk were closed. Overall it was a good walk.

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Mims, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed at a hotel along the Malecon. On the weekends, they have all kinds of activities here. There is a large public area with food and go -karting included. It can be quite crowded especially with children.

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