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“lots of shops”(44 reviews)
“no gracias”(24 reviews)
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Busy street lined with all kinds of shops, art and crafts galleries, cafes, restaurants and bars.
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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+52 984 179 1879
Ways to Experience 5th Avenue (Avenida 5)
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Reviewed yesterday

People are so nice and friendly for the stuff they do in restaurants and bars Streets are so clean and professional thanks to people to do this

Thank Anita M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This tour was provided by Sunwing/nexus tours for free as part of our package. Usually you would have to pay 4usd per person to take the bus. With this tour we stopped at a jewelry store, a tequila factory and 5th avenue. It was a...More

Thank Vanessa B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were offered a free shopping trip to 5th Avenue as we booked some excursions. It wasnt as great as it sounds! We werent told about the first stop to a jewellery store for a tour. I was not at all interested and returned to...More

2  Thank NewportTara86
Reviewed 6 days ago

We got dropped off behind a bar ..entered the Main Street ..a guy said hi I know u I saw you at the hotel ..we thought nothing of it .then kept hearing more of the same lines .obviously they looked at colour of wristband and...More

Thank Chrisleejones
Reviewed 1 week ago

take a day trip.....enjoyed the experience.....love the mexician people! love to see the artists on the streets selling their wares.

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This area is great, full of bars restaurants and souvenir shops. Very busy place but very good atmosphere .

Thank Dan R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit 5th avenue as part of an organised shopping trip we booked at our hotel. Absolutely dreadful, once you arrive on the street you are instantly hounded from all angles to go into every single shop. Telling them 'no thank you' just isn't good...More

3  Thank 06scarletts
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

first time visiting Mexico, it has been amazing so we thought we would try playa del carmen and go to fifth avenue. the worse experience of our lives, offering drugs to you all the time. they haggle you every second and claim they know due...More

2  Thank William T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our apartment was just off 5th Avenue so we walked along 5th Avenue most days. The shop keepers are their own worst enemy by shouting out invites into their shops! If they didn’t try so much they’d definitely sell more! We weren’t in a hotel...More

1  Thank ElaineG32
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This street is a crowded, hot, nightmare full of scams and drugs. From the second you arrive you're being called to by people every few feet. If you're wearing a bracelet from an all-inclusive they will all say "hello it's ______ (insert name) your waiter...More

3  Thank willi348
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gfunk610
6 June 2018|
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Response from Ahmed E | Reviewed this property |
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Faylea A
13 May 2018|
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Response from Ahmed E | Reviewed this property |
Duty is the way to go. Three cartons for $80
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KP_Wildcat
29 March 2018|
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Response from jkjr2015 | Reviewed this property |
Best place is: CIGAR FACTORY. Corner of 5th and 16th (crossroad). They offer hand made cigars (thet roll them right there in the shop), as well as a variety of Cuban and Dominican cigars.
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