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Quinta Avenida, Playa del Carmen
(4.1/5 based on 12,000+ reviews on the web)
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 to visit Quinta Avenida and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Playa del Carmen attractions using our Playa del Carmen tour planner.
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  • Beautiful ride... with the most disparate business... from the most expensive brand in the market to more complete regional products shop!
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  • Got a taxi from outside my hotel (sensimar seaside suites ) and the driver offered to do a round trip for $60 but we agreed on 50 . It's a good break from the hotel loads of shop and restaurants & bar...  more »
  • Plenty to eat and do. Great service a bit annoying by all the vendors begging you to enter their store. 
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  • wifi there. regular Starbucks. good take a rest there
  • Nice place to get decant coffee
  • Very rich all
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  • Excellent location, with the heat a refreshing feel
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  • We were in December on two cafes in Playa del Carmen. Whenever we are going to Bs As. the premises of Galerías Pacífico are. Plaza San Martín and sometimes to the Callao and Sta. Fé. The best are those of Pacific galleries and Plaza San Martin.
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