Quinta Avenida, Playa del Carmen

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Landmark · Tourist Spot
Walk along Quinta Avenida for a chance to browse hundreds of restaurants, bars, and shops. The town's main thoroughfare, this pedestrianized "Fifth Avenue" runs parallel to the ocean and serves as the hub of dining, shopping, and entertainment in the area. Most of the neighborhood's upscale restaurants serve Italian and Mexican cuisine, while the shops sell everything from authentic Cuban cigars to designer clothes imported from Europe. The avenue's vibrant atmosphere draws throngs of tourists, exploring the area on foot until the wee hours of the night. Nearby amenities include grocery stores, gas stations, and banks. Plan your Quinta Avenida visit and explore what else you can see and do in Playa del Carmen using our Playa del Carmen trip planning website.
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  • If you can’t find it here, you can’t find it. But just be prepared to be constantly asked to buy things or look in shops. I must have said “No, Gracias” ten thousand times. But everyone is hustling...  more »
  • 5th av is Soo beautiful but what i didn't like is that the hotel's take u first to a Matis jewelry shop and tequila shop supposably an the jewelry i bought is fake and there not even real Mexican...  more »

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