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5th Avenue (Avenida 5)

Playa del Carmen, Mexico
+52 984 179 1879
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Busy street lined with all kinds of shops, art and crafts galleries, cafes, restaurants and bars.
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“store owners” (20 reviews)
“lots of shops” (38 reviews)
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
+52 984 179 1879
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We've been going to Playa for about 18 years now, at least once a year. This year 3 times. It 's sad to see all the American stores going up on 5th. Now tearing down the Tequila Barrel is very sad. Yes every other guy...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a great place to shop for souvenirs. It is cheaper than Tulum and other tourist shops found outside of tour sites. We (husband and I) spent the night on 5th a few years ago and had a great time. On this most recent...More

Thank Kimberly1518
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited here on a recent trip for the first time. I've been to lots of places where hassling tourists is commonplace (Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt) but I didn't expect it here so much. The best thing I could suggest about here is going a few...More

Thank Bongo1984
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for something to do at night be sure to hit 5th Avenue. A wonderful mix of people, restaurants, and shops. You will find everything from $5 souvenir t-shirts to $500 handbags. The shop owners are persistent but know it is OK...More

Thank Laura N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you aren't in to bartering, then I'd avoid 5th ave. Don't ever pay the first price they mention! Offer at least half of that amount. I'd recommend downloading a currency converter so you can compare prices. If you wouldn't spend $60 on a cheaply...More

Thank Monica E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great for souvenirs and haggling. Don't be fooled by the vendors who approach you saying "Hey, I recognize you from the hotel! It's my day off I'm here with a friend/ relative who has a store, come on in for a special price". Don't do...More

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed right on 5th avenue for 4 days and it was amazing. If you're traveling from America, you'll be amazed at how much cheaper food, drinks, clothing etc is. 5th ave is full of never ending shops, restaurants, outdoor bars, etc. Within a 2 min...More

1  Thank Danielle I
Reviewed 1 week ago

The 5th avenue in Playa del Carmen is a very picturesque place where you find the beach, shops and excellent restaurants to eat It also has first-line brand stores, as well as typical Mexican, Cuban, American, etc. restaurants. Places where to enjoy music from electronics...More

Thank Pedro R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the excellence resort and they offered this trip to guests for free and so we decided to try it. We found it to be very touristy and we were somewhat disappointed. The vendors try real hard to reel you in to buy...More

1  Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wander the Avenue and see trinkets made right there or imported from as far away as China, Taste the delicious foods and and get a chance to mix with the locals. Have your camera handy because there are opportunities galore to take many pictures, you...More

Thank NJfromDelray
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4 July 2017|
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Response from johnnyjj1972 | Reviewed this property |
Not on Fifth Ave that we saw
11 June 2017|
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Response from Lee_Randy_2014 | Reviewed this property |
They are very religious.