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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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  • We stayed in the RZ and loved our time there. The beach is great with beach clubs, there are plenty of restraunts to fit all budgets. And lots of bars to hang out at night. We met alot more peole stay...  more »
  • I've been coming to Puerto Vallarta for many years and by far love this area the most. Walking the streets, visiting the beaches and eating awesome food.... nothing but big smiles. 
  • This area is closed to the boardwalk and downtown, but you will love walking this area, it is so romantic and has nice small business to visit and bars and restaurants