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nice drive along the water

IT was a nice drive in a classic convertible along the water, Although Key West was only 90 miles... read more

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Fran Z
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Montvale, New Jersey
A lovely walk

Walking along at least some of El Malecon (the promenade) is a must do in Havana. Once you have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
angier931
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed April 21, 2010

The "things to do" that bring you closest to being part of a city make a lot of sense to try. The Malecon is a huge part of Havana - and a stroll along the sea wall is a great way to spend a couple...More

10  Thank Gavialinae
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Reviewed March 7, 2006

After walking through some of the more middle-class suburbs of Havana, we ended up on the Malecon - the sea wall of the city. It's quite a long walk, but so varied. Nearer to the Fort (Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana) you're more...More

25  Thank EmmoLondon
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Reviewed today

I enjoy sitting there seeing ppl walk, kiss, dance or just talk. Do not expect a lot like other Caribbean island. Just seat and go with the flow.

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Reviewed yesterday

IT was a nice drive in a classic convertible along the water, Although Key West was only 90 miles across the water, we could not see that far. We stopped at Hotel Nacional and had a mojito.

Thank Fran Z
Reviewed 4 days ago

The malecon was a short walk from where our boat was docked. We HAD to go to the wall, and make sure we drank some rum, and smoked a cigar or two. We walked down maybe 1 - 2 miles to a spot that had...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Not sure I get the reviews, it's just a sea front pathway, takes about 30 mins to walk from one end to the other...people fishing from it, groups signing and playing music for money, but all this talk of "connections", "Vibes" and "feeling Havana"... Ummm...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walking along at least some of El Malecon (the promenade) is a must do in Havana. Once you have negotiated the first part nearer to the cruise ship terminal with the dodgy walking surfaces, and the taxi drivers and horse and carriage drivers constantly hassling...More

Thank angier931
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wanted to see Cuba before developers come. It's currently in a crumbling state and needs so much work - and money.

Thank djholloway50
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing for walking, strolling with loved ones and beautiful scenic views of Havana. You get to mingle with the people of Cuba and their individual charms

Thank 447shawnal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stroll and enjoy this lovely walk along the water! It is possible to absorb the feeling of Havana and the sights that add to the ambiance.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 1 week ago

All roads lead to the Malecon with its fine array of restaurants and night life. We stayed on the Malecon, and woke up everyday to the breeze off the water, and a great view from our balcony. Relax and just watch the hustle and bustle,...More

Thank orangeugladtoo
Reviewed 1 week ago

It seems like all of Havana comes to the Malecon in the evening. You will find music and street food and cool ocean breeezes

Thank tbacus
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sue_552015
October 14, 2018|
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Response from jessypill | Reviewed this property |
is very large and covers areas such as Old Havana and Vedado. I recommend you to stay in the Vedado, it is more beautiful and accessible area
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October 5, 2018|
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Response from Dev K | Reviewed this property |
Either is good ….. Malecon starts at Old Havana and goes 4 miles to NW Vedado. So you could get a casa closer to Old Havana and still be close to all the restaurants and bars. If you are going to stay on the Malecon make... More
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Response from noswim | Reviewed this property |
Blexie tours. Nice air conditioned car and walked around old Havana. The tour was about seven hours.
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