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Address: Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Phone Number: 52-984-179-1879
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Busy street lined with all kinds of shops, art and crafts galleries, cafes,...

Busy street lined with all kinds of shops, art and crafts galleries, cafes, restaurants and bars.

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Lots off shops to spend your day at be aware I think the silver jewellery is overpriced lots off small restaurants and beer very inexpensive

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Robert1963ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots off shops to spend your day at be aware I think the silver jewellery is overpriced lots off small restaurants and beer very inexpensive

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Thank Robert1963ca
Stamford, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Some of the shopkeeper pretend to know you from the hotel , they see your hotel bracelet and they said this is my day off and this is my shop, have a look around , everithing is 50% only for you but there is no price label , so they can say what ever they want , everi ten 15... More 

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Harrow, Ontario, Canada
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There are so many great bars, restaurants and shops on the 5th Avenue strip. We always stop and visit when in the area, there is always something new!

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Thank Henry B
Estherville, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are in the area you definitely have to make a stop in Playa Del Carmen and to Fifth Avenue. It's a great place for buying souvenirs and gifts. You get a little bit of haggling but nothing too worrisome. You should plan a couple hours. I recommend you walk a block or two away from 5th Ave for... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We found 5th ave to be pretty cool at night to have a stroll down and get dinner and do some shopping, a good mix of souvenir shops and known brands. There are lots of restaurants but a lot of these are not very authentic and pretty americanised which is a shame. The street hagglers and drug dealers get very... More 

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Thank JonBrownNZ
Sherwood Park, Canada
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All the stuff in there shop is fake and of poor quality. I'm ashamed to say I got scammed by these guys. They claim its of the highest quality but it is not. I hope they get closed down. They give Mexicians a very bad name!!!!! When you get off the shuttle, you have to walk through their shop. Keep... More 

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Thank Paula M
Cornwall, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting the avenue started off enjoyable, seeing some unique characters along the walk and bargaining for souvenirs and keep-sakes. Some venders got annoying by trying to get you into their booths or claiming they served us supper the night before at the resort. Some vendors have highly overpriced items and get rude while trying to bargain. We just moved on.

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1 Thank Alexander M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited 5th avenue a couple of times during our recent stay in Mexico. Found that the avenue to be quite enjoyable.with the usual touristy shops mixed in with a few high end designer shops. There were a few approaches from locals trying to push various drugs. Once again we had lunch in the Pez Vela. It was quite relaxing sitting... More 

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Thank drew b
Welland, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent part of the day here shopping. It was not what I expected at all. I went with my mom and two kids. I felt totally safe, most of the vendors just wanted you to at least look in their shops, they were a little pushy in that respect. Although once you looked if you didn't find anything I found... More 

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Thank Trisha K
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The main street that runs parallel to the ocean. It's around 500 meters from the water. There are heaps of shops, restaurants, bars and souvenir stores. Very touristy tho and you must like crowd places to enjoy it!

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