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Quinta Avenida, Playa del Carmen

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
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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  • With the arrival of the cruise packages and even without them, the Fifth Avenue gets very crowded. Many tourists walking around in eslanadas along the promenade. If you like a lot of movement (multinational), is a place for you.
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  • There are some great people watching places and you can catch some good live music. Food is really hit or miss so check the reviews. I'd say find places to eat just off 5th but walk 5th for the full o...  read more »
  • Beautiful and entertaining completely pedestrian street with jewellery and modern shopping malls. Restaurants and cafes in accordance with the international place. Friendly and very friendly people. You can tour this walk safely. Recommended 100%
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  • Nice place to get decant coffee
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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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  • Riko coffee
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