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Things to do in Malpais

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Resort
“One of our all time favorites. Definitely the place to have Ceviche and the location is stunning... sitting under beautiful trees right next to the Pacific ocean. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Here we offer our snorkeling tours, this place offers corals, beautifull colorful marine life, the feeling of a private beach. Due to currents and rocks here we advice to only go snorkeling with certified guides. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The meals change with the catch of the day. Great family run restaurant!! A short walk from Casa de Noni”
  • 6 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Super fun and beautiful canopy tour / zip line tour of Mal Pais. The guides make the experience very enjoyable. Good for all ages. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Establishment
“Beautiful sunset views from the deck, awesome sunset dinner location with delicous food. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Natural Feature
Lodging
“The Infinity Pool. Boasting breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean coast, it's a restaurant and bar with an Infinity pool that overlooks Malpais and Playa Carmen. The views are stunning, enjoy them while you take a dip in the pool, enjoy a wonderful sunset dinner or just have a few beers at the bar. BONUS! The restaurant is located only 200m away from Casa Pina, ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“beautiful place on a rocky beach with a small soda(local restaurant) and also a Gorgeous tidepool”
  • 1 local recommends
Establishment
  • 1 local recommends
Natural Feature
“A fishing trip can be arranged out of the Marina in Mal Pais/Santa Teresa. Our favorite guide is Javier, who is friendly and professional and usually knows where the fish are biting that day. Even if the fishing isn't great, the scenery is beautiful and Javier pointed out whales one day as well as sea turtles swimming nearby. And the view of the coastline and Cabo Blanco is spectacular from the water.”
  • 1 local recommends
Lodging
“Best Chef in Mal Pais, reservations are needed the day before. Two menus: Sea or Land protein, will also make creative Vegetarian and Vegan menues upon request. Children not accepted, only adults. (18+)”
  • 1 local recommends
Locality
“The Pescaderia. The local fisherman wharf is hidden at the very end of Malpais. It's well worth the detour to observe the fishing boats and local fishermen crafting their art, whether you decide to book a sport fishing tour, buy some fresh fish to cook on our outdoor grill or simply sit back and enjoy the view, it's a must-visit! BONUS! Walk around the bend to discover an abandoned hotel and small bay beach mostly known to locals.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Lodging
  • 1 local recommends
Lodging
“Cool beach accessories from bikinis to surfboards and general markets for your basic needs.”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Resort
“One of our all time favorites. Definitely the place to have Ceviche and the location is stunning... sitting under beautiful trees right next to the Pacific ocean. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The meals change with the catch of the day. Great family run restaurant!! A short walk from Casa de Noni”
  • 6 locals recommend

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