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Caballito

Malecon de Puerto Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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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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  • Average8%
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Malecon de Puerto Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Reviewed today

Allegedly washed out to sea in a large storm, only to be washed up weeks later a mile south. The statue you see on the Malecon is the replacement when the first went missing. You can see the original near blue chairs on Playa Los...More

Thank TourVallarta
Reviewed yesterday

Come and watch the sunset while you walk, and enjoy with all the tourist, the people watching opportunities.

Thank Regina S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the history behind the piece. We visited during the day time and was just as pretty. Definitely a must see when visiting Puerto Vallarta.

Thank PrincessMimi1976
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Malecon is a must!! We walk it atleast once a day it is constantly changing it vibe from morning /afternoon/evening/and nights.. Always safe and busy with activity. 8 time visiting PV and it never gets old!

Thank Valerie K
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This was one of the statues we wanted to see on our visit. It was very busy when we went so we just sat admired the area, It is very hard to get a photo of the whole of the cut out blocks "Puerto Vallarta"...More

Thank Thomson74
Reviewed 5 August 2017

This one sculpture, and the original at the end of the beach, symbolize Puerto Vallarta to me more than anything. Although they have added giant colorful letters behind it spelling out Puerto Vallarta, and it is almost impossible to get a photo of this one...More

Thank jkzoo
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Is at the malecon, great. But this Caballito is only to take the photo. Not really more, But the malecon is great to walk, run or take relax time.

Thank MAU1967
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We did a walk down by the water and the history is just amazing. The tour guide spoke wonderful English and of course Spanish. He made sure to let us wonder around at each site and allow us to take pictures and take it all...More

Thank 2014Dentontraveler
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We enjoyed our city tour with Alfernando. He shard a lot of information about the culture and city. So glass blowing shop, homemade candy and tequila tasting!

Thank csmaro70
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Large, cut out blocks spelling out "Puerto Vallarta" are now at the base of the caballito statue. I have not decided whether I like it or not. In any case Puerto Vallarta would not be the same without this particular statue!

Thank Jim K
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