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A must walk!

We have been here five weeks, including through Carnival and the Malecon is where everyone walks... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2018
Kitchener, Canada
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Really nice walk

Just like any beach town, you can stroll with store fronts and lots of restaurants. Beach is fairly... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2017
Cindy L
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Salinas, Ecuador
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All reviews nice walk be careful lots of restaurants low season beach side beach town my girlfriend sidewalk malecon stroll ecuador beaches tropical kayak police sunglasses waves
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Reviewed 10 December 2018

After having visited La Chocolatera, La Loberia and La Puntilla" go to "Lui e Lei" a true jewel of local delicacies. Ask for the crab claws tempura with orange sauce, the seafood linguini or the fish fingers. Bertila the owner will delight you with her...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank borisa222
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Service was excellent and the drinks were prepared like the best tropical destinations. Fish was excellent and serving was large.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joel C
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Nothing special about this place. It is calm beach, with some entertainment available. Surprisingly it is clean and no loud music around. There are eateries around. Some people trying to sell you stuff but it's is manageable. Water is not very warm but it's ok.they...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank zdennyg
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Salinas Malecon has many wonderful restaurants, vendors offering anything from food and beer to seating and umbrellas. There are vendors offering scenic boat trips, wave runners, kayak and paddle board rentals to name a few. It is a full service entertainment area.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rita Boggs S
Reviewed 23 April 2018

During the day this area is great! Walk by and to one side you have the incredible beaches, to the other restaurants, shops and a little of everything at hand. At night, like in many other places like this, it's another story. A 15 minute...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Ana V
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

We have been here five weeks, including through Carnival and the Malecon is where everyone walks and plays. Apparently it will be redone as the way it is currently constructed, the tide and waves wash up over it often. Not as beautiful as those in...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Jane3722
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Salinas is fabulous. Great beaches restaurants and people enjoy surfing swimming and a wide array of international food choices

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank David B
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went to visit another girlfriend of ours. We stayed at Chagana Lodge Hostal, this was our 3rd time staying there. We had Breakfast at Jazz Cafe and Lunch at Jimmy's. The Malecon was set up for Christmas.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank luv2sitesee
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Just like any beach town, you can stroll with store fronts and lots of restaurants. Beach is fairly clean and the streets are safe. You just need to be careful on one side of the street as there are large pot holes but the other...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Cindy L
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Nice walk, not too crowded today. Got some great prices from the local street vendors, on purses and sunglasses. There are public bathrooms available (free of charge) but you do have to take your own toilet paper.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Response from Rob L | Reviewed this property |
Check out Smokin BBQ. They have ribs. Have not tried them, but they are there! Enjoy!