5th Avenue (Avenida 5), Playa del Carmen

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Flea Market
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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TripAdvisor
  • This was an interesting experience. We were told prices would be very inexpensive by friends who had been there a few years ago. We did not find that to be the case. A local told us it wasn't worth ou...  more »
  • We had a great time price shopping. We could tell when negotiation was in play when some hesitation allowed an option to barter. Beautiful gem stones, silver, all kinds of souvenirs. Good food options...  more »
  • Very good bar area even large amount of business of all kinds. The bars are very good and some even offer food live.
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  • Great loction for party seekers, noisy at night but decent rooms...
  • Blue parrot 5th Avenue, is a small do Step away from 12 Street and all of the night clubs in playa del Carmen. The rooms are updated and clean, service is satifactory.
  • Cozy spot. In the middle of town. Everything was awesome
  • Amazing place right in the heart of the action
  • Everything here is absolutely gorgeous, people are so nice, being an 18 year old American girl I felt very safe here and I have no complaints