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“romantic zone”(209 reviews)
“favorite area”(29 reviews)
Cozy restaurants and bars line the street in "romantic zone."
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
+52 322 222 7307
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All reviewsromantic zonecobblestone streetsfavorite areaart galleriesarea of puerto vallartahotel zonebasilio badillobeautiful arealos muertos beachwalk aroundgreat shoppingrestaurants and shopsrio cualetacostreet vendorscondomexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Colorful vibrant area of the city with interesting architecture. A lot of shops, restaurants, etc - good place to walk around and absorb the culture

Thank Susie P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Got dropped off at the start of the Zona Romantica on a lovely Sunday evening - as recomended by the rep as a Sunday evening there's more to do as the Mexican families 'come out' to socialise. Lots of pubs, restaurants and shops to chose...More

Thank Brasside27
Reviewed 6 days ago

Viejo Vallarta (Old Vallarta), Old Town, the South Side, now also called the Romantic Zone, just south of Downtown PV is the busiest part of Puerto Vallarta, streets are smaller, there are more shops, cafes, bars and restaurants per square foot here than anywhere else...More

Thank richardderothschild
Reviewed 1 week ago

Zona romantica is where you would eat food, take walks and even lie on the beach. It is very charming and has a very authentic feel to it.

Thank Seyda D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wish I would have spent more time here. Next time I visit Puerto Vallarta I will stay in this area! The bus system is often and cheap at 7.5 pesos. Be sure to bring change if you want to take the new air conditioned...More

Thank Caliguy781
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you visit Puerto Vallarta a lot of the traditional good restaurants can be found in Zona Romantica. I found this cool place for #tacos #handpressburgers and #seafood. Prices great, beer 20 pesos and staff service awesome

Thank RaulC2847
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quite authentic feel, thou packed with tourists and hotels. Nice restaurant finds, but also very poor ones

Thank Teemu A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This area of Puerto Vallarta has many restaurants and stores and lots of things to see. It's a great walking area where you can find drinks and food and anything else you might be looking for.

Thank RickRickRickRick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Please don’t misunderstand me but my concept of romanticism is a little different. Since some years ago Puerto Vallarta could be mixed with Ibiza..... if you travel a lot like me, you will understand!

Thank Danilo F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent the better part of the day in Zona Romantica. Pleasantly surprised at how pretty it was... a real Mexican vibe and felt very safe. After sundown the place is pretty - Church is lit up and makes quite a statement. I'll need to go...More

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Marlene H
3 July 2018|
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Response from david66crookes | Reviewed this property |
Get a cap/taxi. Cheap enough. $20 Airport to Zona Romantica /03/2017 You’ll not want to walk far in the heat.
john e
4 September 2017|
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Response from Beverly L | Reviewed this property |
In our case we arrived around 1:00 and it took about two hours to clear customs, get our luggage and our pre arranged transportation. They were very busy. You may not get to your accommodations until close to 3:00 pm just... More
Margaret R
14 July 2017|
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Response from cathylynnWisconsin | Reviewed this property |
There is a golf course near the marina.