Celebrity Exclusive: Blake & Penn's Romantic Getaway The on- and offscreen Gossip Girl couple share kisses, cocktails and more in the Cancun sun By People Staff Published on May 13, 2008 02:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email 01 of 10 KISSES IN THE SUN NATIONAL PHOTO GROUP Looks like life is imitating art! Gossip Girl costars Blake Lively and Penn Badgley – who have coyly sidestepped relationship rumors – enjoy a steamy kiss in the pool during a romantic getaway last weekend to Paraiso de la Bonita, a luxury resort in Mexico's Mayan Riviera. 02 of 10 SNACK TIME NATIONAL PHOTO GROUP They may be sharing chips now, but back in January Lively called talk of a romance She told PEOPLE: "Everybody always tries to dig into your personal life or create things that aren't there." 03 of 10 MARGARITAVILLE NATIONAL PHOTO GROUP Poolside, Badgley and Lively take a break from the heat, indulging in some frosty beverages. 04 of 10 MADE IN THE SHADE NATIONAL PHOTO GROUP "I think she's incredible," Badgley earlier told PEOPLE of his costar. "She's an amazing person and she's beautiful – so there's not a lot to dislike." 05 of 10 SUN PROTECTOR NATIONAL PHOTO GROUP While on vacation, he helps his girlfriend protect her "beautiful" self from the blazing sun, applying some lotion to her lower back. 06 of 10 WATER BABIES NATIONAL PHOTO GROUP It's a far cry from the Upper East Side hangouts they're used to! The couple ditch the pool and frolic at the beach. 07 of 10 COOLING THEIR HEELS NATIONAL PHOTO GROUP Lively and Badgley cool their heels in the resort's infinity pool. 08 of 10 BéSAME, BABY! NATIONAL PHOTO GROUP When Badgley was named among PEOPLE's Sexiest Men Alive last year, he revealed what he looks for in a girl: "Somebody's who confident and independent ... looking good doesn't hurt, but looks will only get you so far." 09 of 10 TOWELING OFF NATIONAL PHOTO GROUP Getting pruney? The twosome dry off with some thick white towels. 10 of 10 SWEET SIESTA NATIONAL PHOTO GROUP And just when all that sunbathing gets too exhausting, Lively and Badgley curl up for some RampR.