Boca and Mismaloya to also get new malecons
In a recent address, the mayor of Puerto Vallarta, Arturo Dávalos Peña, announced the intention to expand the Malecón in Puerto Vallarta’s Centro neighbourhood, to the Sheraton Buganvilias Resort in the 5 de Diciembre and the Hotel Zone, adding an approximate one kilometre to the north end of the existing malecon.
The intention is to help increase tourism in along this part of the city. “The continuation of the Puerto Vallarta Malecón from Hotel Rosita to the Sheraton Hotel, where we are going to reactivate the entire 5 de Diciembre neighborhood and Paraguay Street, which will become a very important economic area,” the mayor said.
The mayor also announced that the municipality indends to add hydraulic concrete along the Highway 200 from Palmares to Boca de Tomatlán, because “it costs us a lot to maintain that section,” which is currently made of asphalt.
In the same report, Arturo Dávalos Peña proposed to build a new section for the Boca de Tomatlán malecon, and a new malecon in Mismaloya, where the movie “La Noche de la Iguana” was filmed in 1964.