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The Five AvenueThe most Important street in Mexico, you can find Shopping, Souvenirs, Jewelry stores,Bars, etc.
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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+52 984 803 5847
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We are not average tourists as we actually live in Mexico so have travelled throughout the country. On first sight it looks awesome with restaurants, shopping, bars and beaches but the number of aggressive people trying to sell tours, trinkets and narcotics is beyond belief...More

Thank Timothy S
Reviewed 2 days ago

I cannot tell you about the place at night since we were only there during daytime, maybe it is good for partying for what I was told. If you are interested in shopping particularly handicraft, then you would probably be disappointed since you won't find...More

1  Thank Pete325
Reviewed 2 days ago

I'm not a fan of tourist cities, so Playa del Carmen and Quinta Avenida would not be my first choice of a place to be in Mexico.

Thank eigonosensay
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took a cab from Paradisus to 5th Avenue (about 170 pesos) and spent the morning just exploring the shops and restaurants. One note of caution: If you are wearing a bracelet or something else that identifies the place where you are staying, you may...More

1  Thank grg00d
Reviewed 4 days ago

They have awesome prices for your tour, if you didn't purchase your activities before you land don't buy it from the traveling staff at the hotel because is way more money. The more you get into Quinta Avenida the least expensive are the stuff so...More

1  Thank Karine M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

5th Avenue is where everything is located. There’s street stalls, shops of various goods and many, many restaurants and bars. The beach and ferry terminals are a stones throw from here. Worth going to one of the tequila shops too!

Thank Steven H
Reviewed 5 days ago

This shopping experience is only a short stroll from our hotel, Playacar Palace. Just know what you want to spend, and stay firm with your price. If the first person won't sell it to you, someone else will. For instance, we were looking for a...More

Thank ldg4283
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best attractions, dinning, fine dinning, Mexican style, small parades, shopping center, very colorful

1  Thank FranciscoU106
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a lot of restaurants and shops but they are pricey as compare to others that are farther away. This area is for mostly for tourist and it is far away from local Mexican life and culture. The pier and the PDC beach next...More

2  Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for shopping and eating. There’re tons of stores where you can buy souvenirs and local crafts. You can negotiate prices with shop owners and get good prices. About the aggressive shop owners on the streets just don’t make eye contact with them. Make...More

Thank Omayra E
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cecilsilver
June 12, 2018|
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Response from LVworldTraveler | Reviewed this property |
They accept US dollars and MX pesos. You’ll get a lower exchange rate in the shops so change your money before arrival. If you wait until in Mex, don’t use exchange services that are everywhere. Find a CiBanco for the... More
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Tracy F
May 6, 2018|
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Response from cgalow | Reviewed this property |
The Roof at the Palm ( on 8th Ave?) is quite nice and has a great view. I not sure what u call inexpensive? The food is good n the view spectacular. Don’t eat at the restaurants on 5Ave. The sides street restaurants have... More
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BROWNIESLondon
February 27, 2018|
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Response from Footprints94872 | Reviewed this property |
I believe yes as I walked past there store
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