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“romantic zone”(229 reviews)
“favorite area”(31 reviews)
Cozy restaurants and bars line the street in "romantic zone."
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
+52 322 222 7307
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All reviews romantic zone cobblestone streets favorite area art galleries area of puerto vallarta restaurants and shops hotel zone basilio badillo people watching beautiful area los muertos beach great shopping walk around rio cuale taco street vendors condo
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Reviewed today

The Zona Romantica is beautiful and less crowded and peaceful compared to the Hotel Strip. Lots of choices to see and do. Great art and great shop and great EATS!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank monroed502
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Last year was our first time visiting and could not wait to return. Came back again this year with friends and this place is more magical than ever. The beautiful beaches combined with great food and shopping. What really sets it apart is the diversity...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank smitk037
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great restaurants and sights to see. Excellent nightlife and great restaurants. Not sure I'd want to stay directly in the area, but we spent a lot of time there.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank FlatlanderUS
Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed many of the smaller restaurants on the beach for margaritas, fish tacos, fresh seafood... lots to do... lots to see.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank BCTraveller2019
Reviewed 3 days ago

Any time of the day or early night this is full of people and music. Many restaurants issue 2 for 1 Margarita etc.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Pol-Booruwa
Reviewed 5 days ago

Everytime we visit Puerto Vallarta, Mexico we have to experience the Malecon in the Zona Romantica. The area is so filled with things to do and see and places to eat.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank dllrschll
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed in the hills in the Zona Romantica with beautiful views of the beaches. Whales come close enough to shore to see them breaching and spouts. We appreciated that while there were many tourist shops, few American chain stores or restaurants. It's the older...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 77mic
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love shopping in this area, plus Saturday is the market. So much to see and experience. Lots of arts, food, entertainment and people. Plus great shopping around the market. This is such a great area to visit when you are in PVR.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Barbara T
Reviewed 1 week ago

When the "board walk" ends, there is a bridge which continues right over into this location. Much like the board with a few differences. The beaches here, especially next to the pier are very crowded. The concrete path way brings with to more restaurants but...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nicki48114
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very rustic. This is where all the activity is. I haven’t stayed elsewhere but I would come back here.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Dick M
1 February 2019|
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Response from PaulPapich | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but my wife and I walked or took taxis everywhere we went, so we did not pay much attention to parking facilities.That being said, I do recall and underground lot adjacent to the site of the Saturday Farmers' Market... More
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
3 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