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Zona Romantica, Puerto Vallarta

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Stroll through the quaint streets of Zona Romantica, the traditional Mexican part of the old town, packed with shops, art galleries, bookstores, cafes, and restaurants. Smell the aroma of handmade tortillas wafting from streetside taco stands. The oldest farmers’ market in town offers a selection of freshly baked goods, handmade clothing, jewelry, and crafts. See the whole town gather on Friday nights at the recently widened Basilio Badillo Street. Meet local artists and get to know Mexican folklore through shows and games at the park. A colorfully lit wooden pier featuring pedestrian pathways, ample seating, and a waterfront promenade serves as a good place to sit and ruminate after a long stroll. To visit Zona Romantica on your holiday in Puerto Vallarta, and find out what else Puerto Vallarta has to offer, use our Puerto Vallarta trip generator.
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  • Is what you think it would be... electric and romantic! Tons of local shops, yummy places to eat, cool bars to drink and chill with the locals, and views of the mountains! We stayed in a condo and wal...  more »
  • Be sure and wear comfortable walking shoes if you to see very much & have a good map in hand. From the hotel zone the "blue bus" ends in this zone.  more »
  • Love to meander and find hidden treasures whether they be restaurants, places of interest and great photo opportunities.  more »