La Quinta Avenida (Fifth Avenue), Playa del Carmen

La Quinta Avenida (Fifth Avenue), Playa del Carmen (must see)

La Quinta Avenida, or Fifth Avenue in English, is a vibrant pedestrian street stretching well over a kilometer parallel to the beach. It is the main artery in Playa del Carmen - you cannot visit Playa del Carmen without walking down the street a few times. The street is lined with shops offering everything from designer handbags, clothes, souvenirs, and art works.

There are plenty of eating options on this street too. You will find many outdoor restaurants and food stalls offering authentic Mexican cuisine and street foods. Three are also many bars, cafes and nightclubs on this street or in the nearby alleys. At night, street performers line the street sides dressed in costumes and break dancers show off their skills, all for small tips. This is a great place to be for having a nice meal, sipping a traditional Mexican drink and people watching.

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La Quinta Avenida (Fifth Avenue) on Map

Sight Name: La Quinta Avenida (Fifth Avenue)
Sight Location: Playa del Carmen, Mexico (See walking tours in Playa del Carmen)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
Guide(s) Containing This Sight:

Walking Tours in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Create Your Own Walk in Playa del Carmen

Create Your Own Walk in Playa del Carmen

Creating your own self-guided walk in Playa del Carmen is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Playa del Carmen Introduction Walking Tour

Playa del Carmen Introduction Walking Tour

Playa del Carmen is a popular tourist city located on the Caribbean Sea. It features a wide array of tourist activities due to its geographical location in the Riviera Maya and was the set location for various television shows. The town has become one of the fastest to grow in population size in Mexico. Take this self guided walk to explore the popular attractions in Playa del Carmen.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 Km or 1.7 Miles