5th Avenue (Avenida 5), Playa del Carmen
(2.5/5 based on 1,400+ reviews on the web)
The bustling and vibrant pedestrianized street 5th Avenue (Avenida 5), encompasses a 5 km (3.1 miles) strip replete with restaurants, shops, bars, and cafes. Peruse vendors offering knick-knacks, souvenirs, and artisan goods at flea market-style shops in which the proprietors will be happy to barter with you, or shop for the bigger brand names, which are also found here. After shopping, consider escaping the heat and sitting down in the shade outside a cafe or restaurant and watching the world go by. Use our Playa del Carmen vacation route planner to add 5th Avenue (Avenida 5) and other attractions to your Playa del Carmen vacation plans.
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  • I was expecting the vendors to be in our face but I really didn't think it would be so expensive. The goods were mostly cheesy garbage although we did find a few good things. As we traveled around the...  more »
  • Be aware I visit this area at least twice per year and never have I experienced this what you are about to read: I was on holiday last week in playacar Mexico. As a regular British customer I was thri...  more »
  • There is something for everyone of 5th Avenue. Whether you are a tourist wanting to pick up a t-shirt, visit boutiques and stores found at your local mall, or haggle with locals over novelty items. Th...  more »