Hot Spot: The Marina Vallarta Malecon
Published Nov 13, 2006 - (Updated Dec 12, 2012)
Featured in Vallarta Lifestyles Magazine, Fall/Winter 2006 issue.
Peaceful and pretty and a world apart from the hurly-burly of town, yet just 15 minutes away, this is the perfect place for those who dare to dream. Yachts glisten in the sun, coming and going on exciting adventures around Banderas Bay and the globe.
But Marina Vallarta is so much more than a boaters’ way station! If you enjoy people-watching, you’ll appreciate its seaside promenade with its easy-to-walk-on surface, amazing views, great restaurants, pampering spas, and inviting shops and galleries to discover in this easy-going neighborhood focused on a life of leisure.
On the boardwalk alone, some two dozen eateries and bars offer a wide range of cuisines overlooking the water and mountains. And there is not a traffic sound to be heard. After 6 pm El Faro, the lighthouse bar at its midpoint, is the place to be with your camera, providing panoramic 360-degree views of Marina Vallarta and far beyond