Quinta Avenida, Playa del Carmen

Walk along Quinta Avenida for a chance to browse hundreds of restaurants, bars, and shops. The town's main thoroughfare, this pedestrianized "Fifth Avenue" runs parallel to the ocean and serves as the hub of dining, shopping, and entertainment in the area. Most of the neighborhood's upscale restaurants serve Italian and Mexican cuisine, while the shops sell everything from authentic Cuban cigars to designer clothes imported from Europe. The avenue's vibrant atmosphere draws throngs of tourists, exploring the area on foot until the wee hours of the night. Nearby amenities include grocery stores, gas stations, and banks. Plan your Quinta Avenida visit and explore what else you can see and do in Playa del Carmen using our Playa del Carmen trip planning website.
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  • I'm not much of a shopper, so it makes it easy on me to just go to one place like this street. It has a good mix of traditional Mexican arts and crafts as well as world-wide, chain brands. People...  more »
  • Lots of people if you want to be in crowds. Changed a lot in the last 10 years. Many nice places to eat and shoo. People watching and a stroll .... it's OK.  more »
  • This is a fun place to go, lots of little shops and plenty of places to eat. You will see street entertainers and they are very good. Only downside is, it starts to feel a bit unsafe as it gets dark.....  more »

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