Malecon Vacations

Malecon is an interesting place to spend some time when in Santo Domingo, the capital of Dominican Republic. The nation’s capital has a population of 2,200,000 residents. Malecon is only 8 miles (13 kilometers) from the central business district. Las Americas International Airport, is situated 12 miles (19 kilometers) to the east.

Malecon is close to a diverse collection of Santo Domingo’s more popular attractions. Two destinations that should top every visitor’s itinerary is the fascinating Agua Splash Caribe Aquatic Park and the much-loved National Aquarium. Also, be sure to check out Columbus Lighthouse and the Three Eyes Park.

Malecon has a number of cultural attractions nearby that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. There are many excellent places where you can spend a few hours such as Amber Museum, Larimar Museum and the Trampolin Children's Museum.

Get active out-of-doors at the many picturesque places nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Spend a morning in one of the local parks and gardens, which include Parque Colon.

Visitors looking for interesting places to visit in and around the Malecon area will not want to miss out on the Cathedral of Santo Domingo. If you’re a history buff, the area’s past has been beautifully preserved at Fort Ozama and the Tower of Homage. Take the time to visit holy places such as the Church of Saint Barbara and the Santa Maria la Menor Cathedral. Admire the beautiful craftsmanship and get a deeper understanding of the impotence of faith in Malecon.

At the end of a long day seeing the sights around Malecon, relax for the night at one of the area’s bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks check out the amenities at the Hotel Mercure Comercial Santo Domingo, the Hostal Nicolas de Ovando Santo Domingo - MGallery Collection, and the popular Boutique Hotel Palacio.

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