Quinta Avenida, Playa del Carmen

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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  • It's fun to walk through here, and see different things happening, kids dancing for entertainment and tips, and music playing, but I did not appreciate being offered drugs up and down the street. I.....  more »
  • Busy Busy Busy!!! Quinta Avenida ( or 5th Ave) is the place to visit of what ever you want to do. People watching, souvenirs, restaurants, big box stores and also ice cold cerveza’s. For a special...  more »

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