PUERTO VALLARTA Gay Saunas & Cruising 2018

With more than 500,000 gay visitors each year to Puerto Vallarta, the Romantic Zone really is “romantic”. From the daytime longing looks at Los Muertos beach to the the nighttime cruising along the Malecon, there are plenty of places to meet handsome guys looking for fun.

Gay Cruising is part and parcel of every day life in Puerto Vallarta. It begins during the day at Playa Los Meurtos, where guys check out the latest hunk in Andrew Christian trunks! Just beyond Los Muertos you will find, Playa Conchas Chinas, popular with those seeing a more intimate rendezvous among the shallow outcrops. It is also much less touristy and free from the many beach hawkers selling everything from Oysters to Cigars.

The Spartacus Spa, Puerto Vallarta

The Spartacus Spa is Puerto Vallarta’s largest crusing area. It is clean and modern and is spread out over seaveral floors with a rooftop pool, steam room, large dark room, cruising area and private cabins. Staff are friendly and will give you a tour of the facilities. Depending on the time of year the early afternoons can be a little quiet. The busiest time is when local guys finish work so post 7pm you will find it extra busy.

Tip: Make sure you bring our ID with you to enter, no matter how old. Also bring your own flip flops! Post work (7pm to 9pm is the busiest time)

The Sauna is located just opposite the main gay strip, close to the bars and clubs on 244 Lazaro Cardenas, 48380, Puerto Vallarta.

Another firm favourite is Vallarta Cora Hotel, Puerto Vallarta. (further details below).

We have found hotels with good reviews that keep you close to all the action,

Casa Cupula,    Almar Resort,    Hotel Mercurio,    Piñata PV.

  • Hustler Bars

    Antropology and Wet Dreams are the two bars where you can meet a hot muscled Latino and get to play with him, for a fee of course! The dancers/strippers are not shy so you can see what’s on offer. Private dances are available. Agree your fee beforehand. You can also arrange to meet a boy after! Remember hotels require ID for guests so many guys prefer renting condos/apartments.

  • Prostitution

    Prostitution is legal in Mexico. Many guys will work off social media apps such as Grindr or Hornet. Remember to lock your valuables away before inviting anyone around and let people know where you are going before meeting anyone in Puerto Vallarta.

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Puerto Vallarta is one big cruising zone, however the following locations are popular, especially if you want to meet up with local guys.

Vallarta Cora Hotel


Vallarta Cora Hotel, Puerto Vallarta, Pilitas #174 Colonia Emiliano Zapata

The Vallarta Cora hotel fills up after the beach and before sunset. Many go for a drink and a swim by the pool. Nude sunbathing is permitted. The Cora has a bar with a very busy dark rom. Staff are gay and are friendly and welcoming. The Vallarta Cora is quite close to Los Muertos gay beach. Also popular with local guys, muscle, twinks and more. Older crowd during the early week, busier Thurs to Sunday.

Tip: Make use of the locker facilities. Do not bring valuables into the dark room.

Elizabeth Taylor Theater


Elizabeth Taylor Theater, 265 5 de Febrero St Puerto Vallarta

The Sala/Elizabeth Taylor Theater is an Adult Theater popular with straight and bi guys. Most of the gay action takes place in the upper Mezzanine area. Busy after work and at weekends and especially when it rains. Open from 2pm until 10pm daily. The area is gay friendly with tourists mixing with local guys, many who are not out. How busy can depend on the time of the day and the actual day of the week – busier after work.

Tip: The gay area is upstairs. No air-conditioning so it can quite quite steamy!

Recommended Hotels in Puerto Vallarta,

The best place to stay in Puerto Vallarta is in the Romantic District or old town, close to the gay bars and clubs. Hotels here tend to be small and simple, but offer clean rooms with great access to the beaches and amenities nearby.

Casa Cupula, 5 Star
Gay Boutique Hotel

Casa Cupula


World-class service at Casa Cupula Luxury LGBT Boutique Hotel, The rooms & suites offer contemporary décor, air conditioning, laptop safe, flat TV with DVD player. minibar, & coffee maker, free Wi-Fi is available in all areas.

Almar Resort, 5 Star
Luxury LGBT Beach Front

Almar Resort


The adult-only Almar Resort Luxury All Suites & Spa is located next to the gay beach, each room at this hotel is air conditioned and features a flat-screen TV, free toiletries & free WiFi. Private parking is available free of charge.

Hotel Mercurio, 3 Star
Gay friendly


The Mercurio is in Vallarta’s main gay neighborhood, surrounded by bars and restaurants. The city’s gay beach is just a 5 minute walk away. All of the air-conditioned rooms have a flat-screen cable TV, free Wi-Fi and a safe.

Piñata PV Gay Hotel
Right in the gay zone

Pinata PV


Piñata PV Hotel is minutes from the beach. Featuring free WiFi, Pool & Hot Tub open 24 hrs, Every room has Air conditioning, and a flat-screen TV. Located in the gay neighborhood close to the gay bars and night clubs.

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