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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  • 1st of all that is NOT your waiter from last night. Now after getting past that- fun place to shop and grab a bite. We went in the Fall and it was a minefield with the construction, must better...  more »
  • Lots of choices for tourist shopping. Many blocks of shops that can become repetitive for certain products but gives you a chance to compare items. Walking down the street can feel like running a...  more »

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