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Zona Romantica

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Walking Areas
Activities: Dining, Walking
Description: Cozy restaurants and bars line the street in "romantic zone."
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USA
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171 reviews 171 reviews
39 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

The Zona Romantica is not really very quaint or romantic as Puerto Vallarta is a relatively modern location. There are lots of restaurants and shops but little of the culture and history that I love of so many other places in Mexico.

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

great atmosphere. Enjoy the beach scene. Some very entertaining bars and bistros along Los Muertos beach.

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Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
23 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW via mobile

If you are into looking the old town and cobble stone streets this is where you go. If you are looking for fancy huge shopping malls then you are lost. Here you will also find plenty of restaurants and shops. The church and the "malecón" are a must in your walk.

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Long Beach, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

Wonderful to walk around, completely safe day and night. Always a taxi around, if needed. From the church, to the stores and restaurants on the cobble stone streets.

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Key West, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

When visiting stay or visit the zone Romantica, it is what Puerto Vallarta really is. nu-vallarta is like visiting Disney's version of Vallarta.

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Chicopee, Massachusetts
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Having been to PV for 20 years, we never get tired of "old town", in fact we no longer stay in the hotel zone. This is the area we spend all our time in, walking around, checking out all the restaurants, seeing all the changes, and the sunsets are to die for. If you get a chance to come to... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Loved this area, so much better than big resorts and constant tourist. In a mexican neighborhood, near schools and churches!

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Los Angeles, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

for gay travelers this is a great place to go for dinner drinks and dancing. CC slaughters , pacos ranch for the daily drag show and la noche bar for the margaritas and cocktails.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Lots of restaurants to choose from. Italian, Mexican, Chinese and more. Take a stroll along the beach to find a great spot to eat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The area has lots of interesting and colorful restaurants and night clubs that look worth a visit. It seems to be quite safe at night.

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