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Address: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Cozy restaurants and bars line the street in "romantic zone."

Cozy restaurants and bars line the street in "romantic zone."

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$51.99*
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Downtown Puerto Vallarta Food Tour
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Puerto Vallarta Day VIP Beach Hopping Tour
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Private Tour: Puerto Vallarta City Sightseeing

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Great Spot to hang

For a week or 2. Walking bars and restaurants plus atmosphere make this a fantastic spot to chill for a week or month. Have been coming here for 7 years and like thousands of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

For a week or 2. Walking bars and restaurants plus atmosphere make this a fantastic spot to chill for a week or month. Have been coming here for 7 years and like thousands of Canadians love it.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

everything is very close, including shops, bars and restaurants. Everyone is very gentle and you can feel the culture, which is basic for a discovery trip.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a great time at Saturday's Farmers Market especially with the permanent vendors located by the stairs . The kids got Henna tattoos and adults got bucket of beers. Charlie runs a small bar by the Heena stand. The ladies and teenager girls all bought clothes from a vendor by the stairs. 20 $ USD was bad for a... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Perfect way to spend the day in PV - walking the zona romatica! So much character and history - you won't regret it!

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Romantic Zone is the best place to walk around. You can see beautiful art galleries, gorgeous beaches, tons of shops and restaurants. There is always something fun going on at the malecon.

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Vancouver
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lots of things to see & do in a years ago atmosphere. Take your time, enjoy the church, the various sites, the flea market & numerous shops. A true opportunity to stop at a local eatery, refresh yourself & truly "sightsee."

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Fayetteville, AR
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoy walking the streets, seeing all the stores & many many restaurants! The streets are kept pretty clean and love the history of the old church. Good for any day as if it's hot -- go inside a cool restaurant or grab or ice cream; too cool? have a cup of coffee or a hot meal somewhere!

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Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I recently moved to Puerto Vallarta and after searching several areas of town, decided to live in Zona Romantic. What a great decision! We love the vibe, the many excellent (and inexpensive!) restaurants, cafes, bars, boutiques, etc. Most of the hotels are more 'boutique' than large resort chains. Everything is within walking distance - even large grocery... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This part of Puerto Vallarta is teeming with restaurants and walkable. Some restaurants are up a great many stairs, but worth the climb if you are up to it. The people of PV are so kind and helpful. We were enchanted by our visits to this part of town, which also has markets.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This neighborhood has a real Mexican feel. It is not yet taken over by brand name hotels or restaurant chains (even though I did spot one Starbucks). A lot of restaurants, bars, shops and art galleries, mostly small businesses. A real change of pace from other big cities. This area is also very gay oriented and people are extremely friendly.

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