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Address: Playa de Ponce, Ponce 00716-4840, Puerto Rico
Phone Number:
+1 787-284-4141
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Ponce's boardwalk and beach area isn't so popular for swimming, but the...

Ponce's boardwalk and beach area isn't so popular for swimming, but the people-watching and socializing are great.

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Nice place to relax and enjoy the view

La guancha place is relaxing area, which you can invite your friends to have a drink, enjoying the ocean view. There is no beach to swimming. Tipical food is great and specials... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 April 2016
sirdrt23
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Ponce, Puerto Rico
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Ponce, Puerto Rico
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

La guancha place is relaxing area, which you can invite your friends to have a drink, enjoying the ocean view. There is no beach to swimming. Tipical food is great and specials drinks are awesome! like "El Machete".

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Chicopee, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Well, I heard so much about this place, first the food was nothing out of the ordinary and overly priced.

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Thank Brenda V
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Neat place to go during the day to watch the HUGE fishes you can feed for a dollar the return at night but on a weekend for local flavors and music. Very lively atmosphere with live music for all types,just walk on to your "type"..and the tasty treats are not bad at all. ;)

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New York city
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Good view, feed the fishes, good experience. Bathrooms horrible, dirty. So sad for a beautiful place like Ponce. La Guancha needs to keep the area more clean so people will come back.

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Ponce
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

I have been coming here since I was a little girl and I never liked it. But now with the new Boardwalk and new restaurants it is a very nice place to go to drink beer, have lunch or just hang out with friends!

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Fishers, Indiana
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31 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Awful - that was my 17 year old sons only comment. Mom says - fun place to feed the fish for $1. Can feed the birds too. Lots of restaurants - but the one we chose at the end of the boardwalk was not good - we literally thru the food out. Short visit.

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Fraziers Bottom, West Virginia
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61 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

This is a nice place to visit when you want to enjoy the beach sunset and grab some food. We were told that on weekends it get crowded so we visited on a Thursday evening because we wanted to enjoy a relaxing evening away from crowds. Although there were people including families with small children, it was not very crowded... More 

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Puerto Rico
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101 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

This place has about 17 structure next to a boardwalk that is right at the waters edge. Each structure has about 2 different small places that sell food and liquor. There is music, and in the late afternoon the views are great. There is large amount of parking spaces. This place also looks to the Ponce Marina full of boats... More 

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Thank Ricklat
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

We have been to La Guancha several times and on each visit we observe something wrong. Today we found the place too load. It seems the louder you are the more customers you get. Not true.!! But the top of the list was the condition of the public washrooms, floors full of water and no toilet paper. With so many... More 

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Bayamon, Puerto Rico
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79 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Came here because it was in the area. The bathrooms are prison like stalls and look like they have never been cleaned. We ate at la Pina Del swing and it was the worst food ever, it ended up in the trash after two bites. This is an area with so much potential too bad it's not properly taken care... More 

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