I love wandering through the streets of Centro. Lots of cute little shops and great restaurants. Wonderful people watching too.
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Nice atmosphere except for the main boulevard shops asking 5 USD for a postcard???!! Like to go for lunch but then back to more remote area.
It is what it is...This is a touristy shopping center. It is one vendor after another of the over priced touristic trinkets that anyone who has ever traveled to any extent knows will be found in a central market. Not bad, just touristic. If you...More
We stayed on the opposite end of Isla Mujeres for our entire 8 day vacation August 4-11, and ventured into the El Centro area with our golf cart to do some souvenir shopping a couple days. We parked on one of the lesser crowded side...More
This is a good fun but the CONSTANT bothering from people trying to sell you things (merchandise or drugs) is very overwhelming and puts you on edge a little
El Centro is located right off of the Ultramar Ferry dock. It's a busy tourist shopping destination with locals trying to sell their wares. It is a fun and safe place to wander and practice your negotiation skills should you decide to buy anything. There...More
Great spot to grab a drink and wander through the vendors. Spend an hour or spend 5, there are a lot of shops and vendors to check out. Lots of food and beverage options around. Fun and easy, walk or sit and relax.
If you stay on Isla you will have to go to the centro for banks, tours,etc. I hate over-touristy places though and couldn't stand the place. It has been ruined by over-development and pushy salespeople from souvenir shops and restaurants.
My daughter and I are staying in the area in a small studio at SolDorado apartments so we have had a chance to check out many shops and cafes plus 2 gelato places! The area is quite safe and has easy access to the beaches...More