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Fun but lots of same ol Mexican tourist trinkets

skip the Mex blankets and same stuff at every store...nexver pay the asking price....walk out a time or two HA. good bars and restaurants

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Playa del Carmen
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237 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

skip the Mex blankets and same stuff at every store...nexver pay the asking price....walk out a time or two HA. good bars and restaurants

Thank kwdoug1
Jackson, Mississippi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Downtown is great. It is very small and easy to walk. It can be hard to find parking during high season. Hildago is the main drag and no traffic is permitted on portions of it. That makes for lots of one way streets so be sure to watch for signs if you are exloring by golf cart. The vendors will... More 

Thank Madisonmom2015
Santa Clarita, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Expect to barter, it's part of the fun. Compare the same item at a few places before you decide to buy. Be pleasant and courteous and you will receive the same. Pesos again give you better bargaining power. Some shops have A/C and they will lure you in with that feature. Remember the 3 oz. airline restriction and don't buy... More 

Thank alisa j
Regina sk
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When in Isla this was our place to hang in the early evening. Once Happy hour at our hotel we would head down and chill by the basketball court and watch the local boys play some hoops. All the street food vendors set up and game on. Great local food/ so cheap and mucho fresh- try the street corn. Centro... More 

Thank Powpin4
Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Anyone staying at Isla Mujeres HAS to go out a night and experience the fun at night....So many little shops, restaurants and bars...

Thank beachldyone
Santa Ana, California
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28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

While my daughter was scuba diving, I was walking and shopping along the streets of El Centro. What fun! The shop keepers are very enthusiastic about you seeing their items for sell, but it is never a hard sale. There is usually air-conditioning in their shops so it is tempting to go in. There are some beautiful artistic things and... More 

Thank FreddyDoodle
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

About 4 or 5 blocks square, all shops and restaurants are here. Very crowded with folks from Cancun and tours, especially around 3-5 PM. Visit later for dining and shopping when things are quieter. be aware that not many of the places on Isla take credit cards, so have pesos ready. Banks and ATMs are plentiful.

Thank JayBoRdu
Smithville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This area is walking distance, 4 or 5 blocks, from Playa Norte. It is filled with open air restaurants and shopping. It is pedestrian only and really fun to stroll along and pick your dining for the evening. we went here every night.

Thank Lindy031
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pedestrian only shopping and dining area. Lots of great restaurants. Nice place to take a stroll and look, shop, and eat.

Thank xclnt
Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are a few great restaurants and a lot of mediocre ones, one good jewelry store, two good hand craft/gift stores and the two banks. Other wise pretty much a waste of time. Most of the shops sell cheap tourist items like what you can get in Cancun.

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