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Carnival time

A bit of a confusion of modern and not very creative buildings but it comes into its own at... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
London, United Kingdom
Campeche waterfront

No beaches but well planned and executed male con. Locals abound and are friendly. Plenty of places... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2017
Liverpool, Canada
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“gulf of mexico” (12 reviews)
“nice walk” (9 reviews)
Campeche, Mexico
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

A bit of a confusion of modern and not very creative buildings but it comes into its own at Carnaval time, when it should not be missed.

Thank jamescollenette
Reviewed 9 March 2017

No beaches but well planned and executed male con. Locals abound and are friendly. Plenty of places to stop an dress for the loss ambitious. Seperate paved lanes for walkers, bikes and runners.

Thank J W
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Bike path, walking and running paths, great place for sunset. The westward section does smell of rotting fish so be judicious or walk fast. Merida drivers at night outside the historic district are aggressive so be careful heading home.

Thank Roy N
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Stinky walk. Wind must be blowing in the wrong direction. Smelt of sewer. Not much of a beach. Not very busy. Lots of room for bikes, runners etc, but didn't see any.

Thank michele e
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We walked several miles on the Malecon. All the way out to Fuerte de San Miguel and back. Then on another day in the opposite direction to the collection of shore side restaurants (be forewarned that the restaurants located side by side are very persistent...More

Thank Tufduty
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

This coast line boulevard is good for walking or running in the evening. Sunset is really nice as sun is dropping in the sea providing really nice colors. If you visit Campeche this is definitely worth checking.

Thank Antti L
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We rented bikes from the Pirate shop on 59. We had checked out others but these were 150 pesos for all day. They had baskets and the bikes were in good shape. We explored the Malecon all day and really enjoyed it. We even went...More

5  Thank Dianne W
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Best time to run or take a walk on the waterfront promenade is early morning or at sunset. Not too busy, nice breeze, overlook to the Gulf of Mexico.

Thank Marta661228
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

The folks in Campeche have done a lot to make their city beautiful and this is an example. The "malacon" stretches for several kilometres along the gulf. Good for strolling, jogging or biking. A couple of spots along the way have exercise machines. Nice to...More

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Otherwise knows by locals as the "Malecon" is an excellent place to run or walk early mornings or afternoons. Beautiful views of the Campeche Bay. Recommended

Thank Clevlander
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