5th Avenue (Avenida 5), Playa del Carmen
(2.5/5 based on 1,500+ 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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  • Was downtown on a Sunday and did find a bar with all the NFL games.= Tequila Barrel. Overall on 5th AVE everyone is selling trinkets and a lot of the merchandise is the same in each shop. Lots of over...  more »
  • In the heart of beach of the Carmen, one finds of all in this Avenue. From small shops to large malls and exclusive brands shops or not so much. It is always fun to go out walking and have a good time, eat an ice cream, a cocktail at one of the restaurants, make one that another purchase or simply know. The fifth takes you to the street where all the clubs of the city, to the bus station to move to other cities or airport or even, ultimately, to the port to take the ferry to Cozumel.
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  • Us we stayed on this street and it was great. Many things to do, see. Toured it every day that we spend in playa del carmen and I feel it took more days to enjoy. Super nice; people from all over the world. Total variety of restaurants!
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