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The Five AvenueThe most Important street in Mexico, you can find Shopping, Souvenirs, Jewelry stores,Bars, etc.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fifth avenue” (160 reviews)
“great shopping” (113 reviews)
“lots of shops” (103 reviews)
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

This street has everything! Picture Designer stores, cafe culture meets quirky bars meets touristy gift shops with a by the sea vibe. Perfect for a nice browse, a spot of people watching and a stroll, but it would be if there were less merchants touting...More

Thank JO_Raff35
Reviewed yesterday

This is ok to do if you have absolutely nothing else planned. Lots of eateries and bars and tequila shops. Prepare to be constantly approached by salesmen. Not a very pleasant walk or shopping experience. You decide!

Thank Mike O
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Miles of bars, shopping and restaurants. Great place to go bar hopping. There are lots of young people around. Be careful as some police are corrupt and will stop you for no reason but most are there to keep the area safe. Lots of souvenir...More

1  Thank arash811
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visit Playa del Carmen every year and each time travel through 5th avenue for souvenirs and even necessities, such as diapers and pharmacy. The location is family friendly safe and can be extremely affordable for buying gifts to take home.

Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is the most fashionable area in Playa!! Good brands, good sales all in a beachy atmosphere. There are good and well recognised restaurants in the area.

Thank Ariadna S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Between the flashy neon signs and colourful sofas of Calle Corazon and the huge arty wall murals , La Quinta Avenida is a super quirky , trendy place to visit. Playa del Carmen is literally five minutes away and there's some cool bars where you...More

Thank Kimberly202
Reviewed 2 days ago

La 5a avenida is called and it is a very good place to see things and wonder around but if you want cheaper prices then you have to walk 2-3 blocks away from there, prices at 5a are expensive cause it is a well known...More

Thank bryanmantezoni
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

5th avenue is a pedestrian shopping street that runs parallel to the beach in playa del carmen. The street is filled with shops and local merchants selling everything you can think of. There is now even a higher end area that has many big brand...More

Thank Calshoo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited Playa del Carmen on our honeymoon 18 yrs. ago. One of the things we loved was that there was a market of nothing but hand crafted goods, mom & pop bars & restaurants, a place you could really get the authentic mexican souvenirs....More

Thank Kaylanmommy
Reviewed 3 days ago

Just returned from Playa de Carmen, Avenida Quinta is a busy, busy bustling street filled w/ shopping, restaurants, street entertainment, people watching. Can be overwhelming if you do not like big crowds, especially at night but fun shops, great places to get cocktails- make sure...More

Thank Tammy M
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February 19, 2017|
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Response from CancunVIP10 | Reviewed this property |
I noticed at least two were open during my date three days ago in the evening and had people hand rolling cigars for the public to see.
February 10, 2017|
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Response from travelgs | Reviewed this property |
yes there are a few pharmacias along the strip that sell beer and soda and water.
February 2, 2017|
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Response from travelgs | Reviewed this property |
there are a few stores in town that sell liquor and mixes.