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Address: Centro Habana, Havana, Cuba
Phone Number: 005352823586
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The best of Cuba

The malecón is simply one of the best attractions in cuba both between tourists and locals. It is Havana at its best, Cuba at its very best! You can spend hours and hours seating... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The malecón is simply one of the best attractions in cuba both between tourists and locals. It is Havana at its best, Cuba at its very best! You can spend hours and hours seating here watching people minding their business, chatting away or walking around. The ocean breeze, the sun or the moonlight, the pure cuban spirit. Something not to... More 

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Cronulla, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A stroll from Old Havana to the Hotel Nacional takes around 50 minutes to an hour. Pick a day with a cool seabreeze as it was very humid the day we did it and it can be a little sticky. A word of caution. Make sure and jewellery you have is out of sight as theives and opportunists operate in... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

During our short trip to Havana, El Malecon was a visit I wanted to see most. It's a fantastic waterfront path. You can see all of Havana's skyline with many popular sights. Beware the crashing water over the sea wall!

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Halmstad, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is perfect to take a walk from Hotel Nacional to Havana old town. Watch the vintage cars passing by.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This spot is great anytime of day. The waves crash so high that they can sometimes crash over the cars. It's perfect to watch a sunset or to see a cruise ship sail out. A lot of locals use it as a fishing spot or a place to tan.

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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From the Havanan Casa we were staying in the 'El Malecon' was just a short walk away and so we braved the heat and walked this colonial boulevard, laid out in 1901 by US Army General Leonard Woods. You'll see the locals gathered here, people fishing and also the grandiose American landmark building that is the 'Hotel Nacional'. After getting... More 

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New Orleans
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I love the Melacon. Not only is it beautiful, it is a great place to talk with Cubanos. The air is cool and the sound of the waves makes you forget about the city. It is a great place to go at night and just sit in peace.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I highly recommend taking a stroll down EL Malecon. The locals hang out at all hours and you get a sense of the Cuban life.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A quiet side to Havana with the chance to see fishermen and maybe the odd pelican. It has little shade but plenty of opportunities to cross over to the cafes on the other side of the road. If you are getting tired or hot there are plenty of taxis passing by to take you into (or away from) Havana -... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This avenue is very nice, you can walk and observe the buildings of new Havana and also the castle that was used to protect the city. Old cars pass by this avenue. The street lights are so cute!

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