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All reviews lots of shops great shopping no gracias shopping experience long street high end stores street vendors great place to shop senor frogs t shirts ferry to cozumel us dollars souvenirs mexico walmart clothing wrist
We took a cab from Ocean Riviera to fifth ave ($20.00 US) and it was well worth the trip. A nice experience just walking the strip and excellent restaurants. In face, I had a duck and pasta dish that was the best. Already looking forward...More
I have visited the Mayan Riviera 6 times and have gone to 5th Avenue each time. I have used the shuttle through the hotel which is minimal in cost and have cabbed it back to the hotel if I go past the pick up time...More
Playa Del Carmen has grown too fast in the last ten years to the point that 5th ave is a long and loud Gauntlet to walk.
You are pestered every step you take , to purchase extremely high priced souvenirs, day trips , restaurant food,...More
Its a tourust trap for sure, so let me start off with a couple tips to help you navigate the area.
1) There are scammers that try and "lead you" to stores, The approach you with a story about woking at the resort you are...More
So we have been her a few time and alway had fun until this time. Of course lots of shops and places to eat and drink. Shops were good the food was great and so were the drinks. Lots of big shops miss all the...More
I have traveled to Mexico many times and when staying in the Riviera Maya we always go into Playa Del Carmen. I haven't been there in 2 years and I found many of the little shops aren't there. Too many big bran name stores have...More
This place has gone downhill fast!
Playa Del Carmen is so dirty and smelly now. It isnt at all what it used to be. We came here in 2011 and now back in 2019, we left within 15 min.
Beaches are dirty, cigarette...More
There were plenty of shops in the area - knowing at least some Spanish is a definite plus with a lot of the vendors, but even for those who don't speak any, the people are pleasant and eager to sell you their merchandise. Lots of...More
wow how this area has changed over the years.... Note to self... know your prices/exchange rate... there is deals to be found but basically every store carries the same MEXICAN JUNK as they call it. WE tried to find vendors with stories /authentic if possible...More
It is, first of all, a shopping area, but not only.
You can find here a lot of restaurants and bars, tipical Mexicans or international.
What I liked most, it was the atmosphere, maby because it was during the New Year's Eve period.