KISSES IN THE SUN
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.
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.”
Poolside, Badgley and Lively take a break from the heat, indulging in some frosty beverages.
MADE IN THE SHADE
“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.”
While on vacation, he helps his girlfriend protect her “beautiful” self from the blazing sun, applying some lotion to her lower back.
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.
COOLING THEIR HEELS
Lively and Badgley cool their heels in the resort’s infinity pool.
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.”
Getting pruney? The twosome dry off with some thick white towels.
And just when all that sunbathing gets too exhausting, Lively and Badgley curl up for some RampR.