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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  • It is very nice to walk through this area, you can find shops of all kinds, very good restaurants and some simple hotels. Fifth Avenue is very big, important and characteristic of Playa del Carmen shopping area.
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  • I was in Playa del Carmen in 2012, we returned now and it is amazing how it has grown, the beautiful business.
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  • All shops selling the same tourist items at inflated prices. Shop keepers will try and sell at the highest price and then give you "bargain prices" when you show no interest. Shop keepers are very per...  more »
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