Puerto Vallarta’s Romantic Zone, also known as Viejo Vallarta (Old Vallarta), Old Town and the South Side, is just south of downtown Puerto Vallarta and is one of the busiest parts of town, the cobble stone streets are smaller and there is a higher concentration of cafes, bars, shops and restaurants per square foot than almost anywhere else in the city. Zona Romantica is bound by Cualé River to the north, Las Estácas Beach (Hyatt Ziva) to the south. It is also known as South Side and Colonia Emiliano Zapata,
Puerto Vallarta is a resort town on Mexico’s Pacific coast, in Jalisco state. It is known for its beaches, water sports and nightlife scene. Its cobblestone center is home to the ornate Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe church, boutique shops and a range of restaurants and bars. El Malecón is a beachside promenade with contemporary sculptures, as well as bars, lounges and nightclubs.
Puerto Vallarta is often dubbed the gayest city in Mexico, and we believe it’s true. While other major cities have a strong gay/gay-friendly community, Vallarta has become the de facto gathering destination in Mexico the world.
Puerto Vallarta is often dubbed the gayest city in Mexico, and we believe it’s true. While other major cities have a strong gay/gay-friendly community, Vallarta has become the de facto gathering destination in Mexico the world. Puerto Vallarta is often dubbed.
Unlike certain countries, laws against homosexuality never existed in Mexico. There is, however, a strong macho culture and religious influence which disapproves it—nonetheless the locals show respect. Under these circumstances, the growing community has led LGBT organizations to work to promote a change of culture in the pursuit of equality. Their work has gotten results: they have achieved recognition of gay rights, and implemented laws against the provocation and incitement of hate or violence against LGBTs, and also to guarantee equality in employment and public accomodation and services. Even more, in 2013 Puerto Vallarta legalized civil union between LGBT couples, followed by same-sex marriage in 2016.
Zona Romántica Gay Night Life
The title of Friendliest City in the World has been awarded to Puerto Vallarta thanks to the warmth of our people and for welcoming our visitors with open arms. For more than 60 years it has established itself as one of the favorite places of the LGBT community , and it is not for less, because in addition to the warm hospitality, Puerto Vallarta offers a wide variety of attractions, from restaurants and bars , to spas and tours . exclusive to discover the natural beauty and biodiversity of this privileged place.
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