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Address: Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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The Five AvenueThe most Important street in Mexico, you can find Shopping,...

The Five AvenueThe most Important street in Mexico, you can find Shopping, Souvenirs, Jewelry stores,Bars, etc.

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Soak up the atmosphere!!!!

If you're in Playa del Carmen and you're looking for somewhere with atmosphere, then 5th Avenue is it! Be prepared to walk though as it must be about 2km long and ladies wear your... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Ursula H
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you're in Playa del Carmen and you're looking for somewhere with atmosphere, then 5th Avenue is it! Be prepared to walk though as it must be about 2km long and ladies wear your flat shoes!!!! Lots of great shops and restaurants for every taste and budget. It's great to visit there day or night, but personally for me there... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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225 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Exactly what you would expect in a location like this. A lot of chinzy shops and American bars with shopkeepers trying to get your attention.

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Thank moabhikers
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Year after year it gets more crowded and more shops. Gone are the days of a quiet beach town. We found it overwhelming last year so this year we only went once to pick up some gifts and get off it quickly. The harassment to come into shops can get really annoying after a few blocks but you can find... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is the heart of Playa del carmen, full of shops and tours agents to arrange your trip and stays.. nightclubs and restaurant are always open to serve you from cocktails, hookah, cigars, breakfast, snacks or a tasty meal... feel free to bargain on anything and everything (shops are excluded)

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice walking by night. Excellent to buy popular souvenirs, have a drink and shopping. If you are looking for truly mexican restaurant or handkraft it might not be the best option.

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Thank Pilar G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great ppl the area was cultural. Lots of shops and new tastes. There are places for getting your favorite thing that is a harder to find on the resort (for me it was Canada dry ginger ale). The worst part was some of the places that sell the great souvenirs didn't take credit...and the atm charged $20.

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Porto, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the most tourist street in Playa del Carmen. Year after year it's have been growing in length and in stores. Today you can find almost all major international and local shops there, as a high diversity of restaurants.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our first experience started at the end of the avenue early in the day. There are a lot of people that talk to you as you walk by trying to get you to buy excursion from them. We had a couple of guys come up to us and say, " it's me, Jose, form 'hotel name' it's my day off"... More 

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Albany, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Checking out fifth ave is a must for the outgoing adventurer. Bars and shopping is all over. Just be wary of aggressive sales tactics and shady merchandise. Pro-tip, if you are staying at an all inclusive and have a resort bracelet on, people on the street will approach you and say they are from your resort to try and lure... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Almost all of the tourism in Playa lies on 5th Avenue. There's always something going on, the food is great and the shopping is awesome.

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