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A beautiful street bordered on one side by the harbor.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“people watch” (6 reviews)
“boca del rio” (5 reviews)
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Veracruz 91700, Mexico
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"people watch"
in 6 reviews
"street vendors"
in 6 reviews
"boca del rio"
in 5 reviews
"local music"
in 3 reviews
"glass of wine"
in 2 reviews
"great place to stroll"
in 2 reviews
"fell in love"
in 2 reviews
"interesting place"
in 2 reviews
"port"
in 18 reviews
"pemex"
in 5 reviews
"waterfront"
in 5 reviews
"coin"
in 3 reviews
"sidewalk"
in 5 reviews
"bustling"
in 2 reviews
"boats"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A charming walk along the water. There are historical markers, statutes celebrating the various communities that have made Veracruz their home and food vendors. Access to public beaches is also available.

Thank purpletaffy
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Good place to find a table on the square and have a glass of wine. Watch the locals walking around and hear the music from the street vendors or on stage. Be careful with the people trying to sell you fake goods. A simple no...More

1  Thank JAD_travel_tell
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

By night is better with boat tours and nightlife, live music and just a fun place to let the kids run free, spent hours here just wandering.

Thank mototyacht
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

I stayed in Malecon for about one month and the area is always bustling with street vendors and musicians. It's definitely a great place to just sit, relax and people watch.

Thank SarahSook
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

The place is very interesting and has a great view. You can observe the massive cargo ships. There are several spots with street food (corn, esquites, ice cream, etc). A lot of merchants selling souvenirs and local handcrafts (art pieces). Unfortunately the whole towns city...More

1  Thank AAGPT
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

I fell in love with Veracruz' Malecón before I ever saw it 'live & in person'; when watching María Novaro's wonderful 1991 film, Danzón. When I was able to visit, the walk along the waterfront did not disappoint. I love the sculpture honoring the port's...More

Thank Lucinda M
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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Came here on our first day. It is ok but lacks charm. It's a nicer walk if you keep walking after the boardwalk toward boca del Rio as it isn't as crowded and you have a beautiful view of the ocean and rocks. Nice way...More

Thank allexsa
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Walked several kilometers along the Malecon. It's fine but would be nice if they had more trees for shade.

Thank carne v
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to take a walk anytime of the day or night. There are excellent views of the port and street vendors all over the place.

Thank JP_y_LP
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

It's a nice location for a stroll in the hot months of summer, it's great to go with family! They have a lot of curio shops.

Thank Miriam F
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Richard H
8 August 2017|
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Response from Sany R | Reviewed this property |
Yes!! Most do speak English and the beach is amazing!
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