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El Malecon

Centro Habana, Havana, Cuba
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you wont believe all of the locals

Especially at night the sidewalks are filled with families and friends just enjoying the sea air... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Baltimore, Maryland
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The Malecòn is the place to be! We stumbled upon a street party this past Sunday night before... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“sea breeze” (32 reviews)
Centro Habana, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed yesterday

Especially at night the sidewalks are filled with families and friends just enjoying the sea air and the collection of historic cars driving by.

Thank Cyockey1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Malecòn is the place to be! We stumbled upon a street party this past Sunday night before leaving Havana and had a great time!

Thank BeSteel_My_Heart
Reviewed 2 days ago

on is the most active, fun, musical and interactive time i spent in the cornice of malecon never sleep and always have music and dancing people

Thank Waleed E
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely area to walk, Appears to be a meeting area for locals.Similar to Malecon in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Thank pollyBoscar
Reviewed 3 days ago

Billed as a romantic stroll along Havana's harbour, the reality is a trash-strewn sidewalk where vehicle exhaust mingles with the sometimes malodorous air from the polluted bay, where you can enjoy yourself by watching grime-covered plastic bottles bob along or getting harassed repeated by unwanted...More

Thank EWS533
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

El Malecón is a sea wall in Havana. The local people are to be seen meeting, socializing and contemplating along the low wall, especially st dusk.

Thank Kevin J
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Malecon stretches along many kilometers across Habana. I cannot call it "an attraction", but if you feel like spending a quiet evening with your partner to the sounds of the ocean and the waves, just stroll along the huge wall, watch cars go by...More

Thank gurmanov
Reviewed 4 days ago

So similar to Puerto Vallarta in Mexico which also has a promanade of the same name and is a lovely place to walk in the sun, with beautiful views.

Thank steve_bamford
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It's nice, nothing special. It's depend on the weather, and the people which decide to visit there. Our casa was very close, we visit in different times, it's less than you can imagine.

Thank דוד ב
Reviewed 5 days ago

A walk along the Malecon is a must do when you are in Havana, remember that a typical walk from the port entrance to the Hotel Nacional is around 1.6miles, and some of the concrete pavement is very rough, so make sure you wear comfortable...More

Thank alunwyn
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14 October 2016|
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Response from dmrbay | Reviewed this property |
To save money to give food to the Cubans, and to fight the embargo imposed by the imperialist countries like the USA and Britain
Olivia K
25 January 2016|
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Response from Luis13yF | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! I just came back from Habana. I stayed in my former home 500 m from the Malecón. When floods like that happen it always take not more than 16 hours to recede. Floods as that are one or 2 times per year at most.
Faranak S
14 October 2015|
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Response from Suzanne7Losangeles | Reviewed this property |
I would go to and from or vice versa the Hotel Nacional toward the fort. One to one and a half hours round trip with a couple of cafes along the way. Lovely and interesting.