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5th Avenue (Avenida 5)

Playa del Carmen, Mexico
+52 984 179 1879
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Busy street lined with all kinds of shops, art and crafts galleries, cafes, restaurants and bars.
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
+52 984 179 1879
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a pleasant day shopping for the typical tourist items like tequila, local blankets, vanilla and bracelets. Be ware of the local vendors that tell you that they were your waiter at your resort, keep walking. Always try to barter. Enjoy the fun local...More

Thank Andrew.Josh
Reviewed yesterday

My wife,friends and I got lured into this store by a guy who said he remembered us from our resort. Even though he looked vaguely familiar we went to his Uncles jewelry store. We both made a purchase of earrings and a necklace. After the...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Some parts were amazing we watched a lady hand making cigars this was so cool. But PLEASE BE AWARE the hotel scam is true " I know u from blue bay ,I work at black and white" it really ruined the experience for me and...More

1  Thank ginny199
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our first time there and we got scammed and pulled into a store where the person said he was our waiter. Next day at our resort we asked for "Carlitos" and found out we were lied to. The resort employees apologized profusely...Ugh ok lesson learned,...More

1  Thank Anita P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We find huge changes every time we visit 5th Avenue.The new shopping malls may be progress but it has lost some off the charm it had 15 years ago.It is expensive compared to US or Europe except for Silver.Buy it by weight and look for...More

Thank IJDW
Reviewed 1 week ago

On our trip of a lifetime back last month we stayed in a wonderful hotel called allegro.It was on the beach and perfect. We decided to take a trip into 5th avenue, on arrival you have all top brand shops. As you walk on you...More

4  Thank Alison J
Reviewed 1 week ago

A clash of cultures. One side of the street there are million dollar malls and on the other side quaint shops and street vendors. You can get good pricing the farther you walk down the avenue. Safe and the street vendors back off as you...More

2  Thank acapozzi
Reviewed 1 week ago

We go to 5th avenue each time we go to the Riviera Maya. It is important to make sure your Taxi knows you want to go to the old end to be dropped off. It is where the old shops still are and not taken...More

Thank snowman101750
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited 5th Ave around 6 pm. Everything was as expected with pushy benders who try to use your resort bracelets to persuade you to buy things. When it became dark, the scary elements came out. My 13 year old was solicited drugs and prostitution....More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

I suggest visiting 5th Avenue after the sun has gone down. Soak your feet in the fish tanks, many great restaurants and shops.

1  Thank cherrito77
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Are all stores open on Sundays
11 June 2017|
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Response from Lee_Randy_2014 | Reviewed this property |
They are very religious.
Hello. Can anyone advise me what great local restaurants there is to eat in? Also is it duty free shopping in 5th Avenue? Thank you Kerry
9 May 2017|
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Response from Aesilva3 | Reviewed this property |
Blue lobster is a great place to eat!!! And there are soo many great places to eat there. You are sure to stumble onto one