Quinta Avenida, Playa del Carmen

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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  • Beautiful place to meet and enjoy.I recommend going in the afternoon, the weather is more pleasant. Very friendly people  more »
  • I don’t blame them for trying, but the harder the touts push, the less interested I become. We originally planned to stay in the area for a few days but changed our plans after burning out our “no...  more »

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