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Address: Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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Main square featuring street vendors, restaurants and a gazebo.

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Nice Walk with No Stores

Pretty walk along the water of the bay. I've walked it many times. I would avoid it during the night. There are no escape routes if confronted, there is no one to help you unless... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 November 2016
GregoryOrangeCounty
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Silverado, California
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Lafayette, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Located nearby the marina, this malecon is the shortest one we have been on in Mexico. It's a nice walk and there are a couple of restaurants on the beach you can stop at to have some beer and Tiritas (the local ceviche dish favorite)

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

I enjoyed the walk to go into the village but usually we went over one street as we got closer to the center to avoid the waiters trying to pull you in. Never buy the 2 for 1 drink special unless it is beer.

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Silverado, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Pretty walk along the water of the bay. I've walked it many times. I would avoid it during the night. There are no escape routes if confronted, there is no one to help you unless you try to jump into the bay over the rocks. During the day is it perfectly fine.

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1 Thank GregoryOrangeCounty
Santa Paula, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

This is a nice walk to and from our hotel to town. It is along the beach and we always feel safe using it. My husband has also fished from it, just don't fish during high tide as told to my husband by a local.

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Bowling Green, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

This is a very nice way to enjoy the beach along Playa Municipal and Playa Maderas, may eateries located along it, impressive.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Pretty little walk along the water. no shops no traffic, just a walking path along the beach. Very pretty and serene.

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

Everyone walks the Malecon. You meet lots of people, pass lots of small hotels and restaurants, and see locals fishing from the rocks. A good walk!

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North Vancouver, BC
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

Walked from Hotel IRMA to town, nice walk and great views of the bay and beaches. Lots of fishermen and families on the walls and walkways. At night or early in the morning walk with a group or avoid.

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Seattle
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

The small concrete walkway follows the shore from the beach at the edge of town south toward a strip of hotels. The path runs on the beach for a short way, and you'll likely be accosted by restaurateurs for the beach restaurants and bars, but if you say "No thanks, not right now" they usually just say "Maybe later". Haven't... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

An enjoyable walk to get back to our hotel in Colonia Madera from Zihuatanejo centro. A lot of people hand fishing off the rocks - saw them catch several fish on our morning walks.

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