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Address: Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Phone Number: 52-984-179-1879
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Activities: Shopping, Dining, Drinking, Nightlife
Description: Busy street lined with all kinds of shops, art and crafts galleries...
Busy street lined with all kinds of shops, art and crafts galleries, cafes, restaurants and bars.
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Shop till you drop!

We loved having 5th Ave so close to our resort. We were able to shop several different days for a few hours and found some great deals.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Bedford, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We loved having 5th Ave so close to our resort. We were able to shop several different days for a few hours and found some great deals.

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Olympic National Park, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Fun large area with tons of shopping and restaurants. From flagship American retailers to local music, art and souvenirs. Lots of street activity, reminds me of the San Antonio Texas river walk on steroids! Goes on forever and has different regions--check it all out. I would go at night when it is cooler, thousands of good dinner options with great... More 

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Really disappointing and the shop owners were really annoying, trying to get you into their store, which we were warned about anyway. Went to the shopping centre, if you can call it that. Not sure if I would return or recommend it to anyone. The only way I would consider it, was if I was staying for 2 weeks in... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

There were so many different shops and places to eat. There were only a few pushy employees trying to get you in their shops.

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Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This street is cool, certainly 'touristy' but very nice, you walk down a long, long street--it could take 45 minutes, with all kinds of shops, restaurants and street vendors, polite sellers, friendly fun atmosphere, definitely recommend as part of visit to Cancun and playa del carmen

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San Bernardino, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Its a wonderful place to have fun, walk around, visit the stores, eat, they have the best sea food restaurants, good bars, at nite is better, avoid the sun! Lol highly recommend it

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I liked this trip downtown to Playa except they took us to a jewelry store and left us there for 1 1/2 hours until they took us to Playa. Would find another way to go next time.

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Columbia, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Lovely little shop on Aviendo 5 downtown Playa Del Carmen. Purchased to purses from them. When returned home and searched for their website/Facebook, it showed Taylor Swift carrying their bags. The logos and bags were just great. Owner of the store was very nice and not pushy at all.

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Ok so most people say you hassled really bad,we'll it's not that bad and you soon get used to it,a polite no thanx and they leave you alone. If your hotel is close, what a haven to have on your doorstep. We visited quite a few times,we ate and we shopped each time. If you worry about security, don't, there... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The street is filled with bars, restaurants, gift stores, clothing stores and retail for everyone's budget and taste. though they've added some trendier malls which make it less authentic and traditional, they have limited them in size which helps keep it from becoming more Cancun like and therefor more personal. Browse the many stores for items as the cost can... More 

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Address: Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Phone Number: 52-984-179-1879
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Playa del Carmen

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