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One of Puerto Vallarta's many statues, it depicts a boy riding a giant sea horse while waving to passers-by.
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Malecon de Puerto Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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All reviews photo opportunity unusual sculptures great landmark beautiful statue great photo opportunities great view of the ocean south end picture taking city tour el malecon great place to visit walk around nice walk take pictures board walk sand sculptures tequila tasting
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took several pictures in this area. They've added the words Puerto Vallarta very colorful and popular spot for pix.

Thank VeeFB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So many wonderful and very unique statues and sculptures to see along the Malecon - well worth the visit!

Thank Susie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The caballito is a nice view of Puerta Vallarta. The area is pretty nice and with nice colorful wording. Nice place.

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 6 September 2018

If you're in the area, you must see this place. Thanks to Renato Ruiz our tour guide for the history of this place, the more we appreciate the place. Great for FB or Ig posts.

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Reviewed 20 August 2018

well, you can't really say you have been to puerto vallarta if you have not visited el caballito!! it is just like the mermaid in amsterdam! you just have to go!

Thank Dairyproduct
Reviewed 22 July 2018

One of may sculptures along the the Malecon, day or night is a must picture. Specially when is a ship passing by behind.

Thank Laura O
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This statue is symbolic of Puerto Vallarta. I can't remember the details our tour guide told us, but I do remember the hat indicates the history of the area being farmers. Before "Night of the Iguana" movie filmed at Las Caletas nearby, this town was...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2018

while visiting Villa del Palmar we went to the Malecon almost every night had a great time felt very safe, the people were friendly, and great for exercise.

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 25 June 2018

The Caballito statue featuring a boy riding a seahorse is the iconic symbol of Puerto Vallarta. It is located on El Malecon Boardwalk. Flanking the base of the statue is the Puerto Vallarta city sign. It is a very popular location for photographs.

Thank Barheat
Reviewed 23 June 2018

This caballito de mar or sea horse is located in the Malecón in Puerto Vallarta. It was under the iniciative of the Chief of the Tourism Department of Jalisco in 1966; Oscar de la Torre Padilla when it was commissioned to Rafael Zamarripa. A very...More

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