Quinta Avenida, Playa del Carmen

Landmark · Tourist Spot
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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  • This is a long stretch of street and where you can find lots of cafes, restaurants, souvenir shops. A must visit when in town.  more »
  • If visiting playa del Carmen it’s almost required to walk 5th ave👍. Lots of shops, vendors, and restaurants ranging from local to French to Asian cuisine. Wear your walking shoes as it is quite a...  more »
  • Great atmosphere at night! Vegas style. Actually better than Vegas because you don't have to smell the congested smell of cigarettes, weed, and vaping so it's way better than Vegas and way cheaper as....  more »

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