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The Five AvenueThe most Important street in Mexico, you can find Shopping, Souvenirs, Jewelry stores,Bars, etc.
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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All reviews fifth avenue great shopping lots of shops street vendors shop owners long street no gracias high end stores buy something t shirts souvenirs stroll tourists sellers resort barter mexico
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Playa Del Carmen is just the bomb! Great little town 45 minutes south of Cancun that offers a more laid back vibe. Quinta Avenida is several blocks of shops, eateries, street performers and outdoor vendors offering anything and everything. Bartering with the vendors is most...More

Thank HotIguanaMama
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A lot of characters looking for $ to take photos, a lot of guys out hustling to get make money. But felt safe the whole time.

Thank marksN7627YT
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you go to Mayan Riviera; at least you should spend half a day looking around Quinta avenida in Playa del carmen. So much to see by day. A lot of places where you can find mexican stuffm jewelry, souvenirs, artcraft, handcraft and tourist information...More

Thank Juantomas66
Reviewed 2 days ago

Definitely do some shopping here. Cheaper prices than hotels or malls. Great ambiance for dinner/drinks.

Thank Marissa M
Reviewed 3 days ago

All shops selling the same tourist items at inflated prices. Shop keepers will try and sell at the highest price and then give you "bargain prices" when you show no interest. Shop keepers are very persistent in trying to get you into their shop.

Thank Ken T
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely market ambience and enjoyed walking down this peppy street. The malls are nice and open vs the closed ones back home and I was glad to find a starbucks!

Thank Divya S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Halloween was a crazy good time. 1000’s of people on 5th and many in costume. Bars and restaurants were packed

Thank Kim L
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have traveled to Riviera Maya 6 times and always try to stay within walking distance to Playa Del Carmen's 5th Ave (Quinta Avenida). We sometimes walk in everyday just for a walk and something to do. It is safe and very entertaining, never have...More

Thank George N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Perfect for a stroll anytime of day or evening, Quinta is where it all happens in PDC as they call it.

Thank 234em
Reviewed 6 days ago

La Quinta is a guilty pleasure, and destroys all of my backpacker pretensions. It's chintzy. There are hawkers and touts everywhere. If you stand still, they will approach you. It's full of purveyors of Authentic Maya crafts, like Birkenstock and Guess and Louis Vuitton. It's...More

Thank felixissimo
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cecilsilver
13 June 2018|
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Response from LVworldTraveler | Reviewed this property |
They accept US dollars and MX pesos. You’ll get a lower exchange rate in the shops so change your money before arrival. If you wait until in Mex, don’t use exchange services that are everywhere. Find a CiBanco for the... More
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6 May 2018|
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Response from cgalow | Reviewed this property |
The Roof at the Palm ( on 8th Ave?) is quite nice and has a great view. I not sure what u call inexpensive? The food is good n the view spectacular. Don’t eat at the restaurants on 5Ave. The sides street restaurants have... More
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BROWNIESLondon
27 February 2018|
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Response from Footprints94872 | Reviewed this property |
I believe yes as I walked past there store
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