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George Washington Avenue, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
+1 809-935-2063
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Nice View, Be Careful if You're a Woman Alone

It was recommended to me to visit the Malecón while I was staying in Santo Domingo. While the views... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elizabeth A
Arlington, Virginia
Enjoy The Breeze

The Malecon is a long avenue that runs parallel to the ocean and the avenida George Washington... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Issa J
Boca Raton, Florida
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This popular thoroughfare is home to luxury hotels and casinos as well as historic monuments and statues.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good29%
  • Average25%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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George Washington Avenue, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
+1 809-935-2063

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was recommended to me to visit the Malecón while I was staying in Santo Domingo. While the views were very pretty, you could see them from the car and I do not recommend walking around a lot. I was traveling by myself for work,...More

Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Malecon is a long avenue that runs parallel to the ocean and the avenida George Washington. Enjoy a stroll and the ocean breeze (early morning or early evening is best) as have many families through the years.

Thank Issa J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Becuse officials are so concentrated on robbing from it's citizens they don't pay attention to the Malecon. It is completely different now. It is abandoned ghetto and ugly. How can a tourist walk to it from the Colonial Zone? Impossible. So sad.

Thank Katie Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in Santo Domingo, just pass by to see the malecon. You do not need to walk, you can see it from your car

Thank seasonedvisitor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Malecon (especially in the center) is a dissapointment. The small green areas and beaches are neglected, especially Montesinos beach - that is filled with garbage. The traffic on the Malecon is really heavy, pavements are narrow, so it's not the best place for a walk.

Thank Adrian K
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

I'm unsure about everything else except the view. It's very relaxing and somewhat quiet. Good place to walk nearby.

Thank Junior T
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Long road. Lots of cars. VERY hard to cross the street. A young man helped us cross. We did not ask him too. Then he tried to rape my shoes. I was not scared, just really annoyed. I just wanted to enjoy the walk and...More

Thank Robthegod3000
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

I very much enjoyed the walk along the Malecon. Sat on edge to listen to waves. Very relaxing place to go to.

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The Malecon is a nice stroll from the Colonial Zone, There are major hotels and restaurants along the Malecon. There is an area along the Malecon where one can relax and enjoy the nice Dominican breeze.

Thank travelguy5335
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Full view of Caribbean Sea! Place to walk along side of waterfront! Lots of hotels, casinos' ! Some nite life inside casino!!

Thank Maria Josefina L
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