Calle Quinta Avenida, Playa del Carmen

The bustling and vibrant pedestrianized street Calle Quinta Avenida, encompasses a 5 km (3.1 miles) strip replete with restaurants, shops, bars, and cafes. Peruse vendors offering knick-knacks, souvenirs, and artisan goods at flea market-style shops in which the proprietors will be happy to barter with you, or shop for the bigger brand names, which are also found here. After shopping, consider escaping the heat and sitting down in the shade outside a cafe or restaurant and watching the world go by. Make Calle Quinta Avenida a centerpiece of your Playa del Carmen vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Playa del Carmen road trip planning tool .
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  • We visited on a Sunday. Started the day with a Catholic mass, in English, at a charming chapel on fifth avenue by the ferry. Wonderful service! We spent the rest of the day strolling fifth avenue and ...  more »
  • Nice to see. Because of pushy but friendly street vendors we cannot really walk around. Not cheap. You can always walk towards the beach if it is too much word.
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