Playa del Carmen Souvenirs Tour, Playa del Carmen

As you will notice as soon as you arrive in the city, Playa del Carmen is full of great stores and shops. If you head to the central area, you will find a large shopping zone that attracts thousands of shoppers each day. Take our Souvenirs Tour to find the best stores for gifts and mementos.
You can follow this self-guided walking tour to explore the attractions listed below. How it works: download the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" from iTunes App Store or Google Play to your mobile phone or tablet. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and its built-in GPS navigation functions guide you from one tour stop to next. The app works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Playa del Carmen Souvenirs Tour Map

Guide Name: Playa del Carmen Souvenirs Tour
Guide Location: Mexico » Playa del Carmen (See other walking tours in Playa del Carmen)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.1 km
Author: ChristineS
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Playa Mart

1) Playa Mart

This store is one of the most famous souvenir outlets in central Playa del Carmen. Here you can find handcrafted souvenirs, T-shirts, tequilas and many other interesting objects. If you are looking for a gift to take home, you are certain to find it in “Playa Mart”.
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Diamonds International

2) Diamonds International

Established by two college graduates 220 years ago, the “Diamonds International” brand has developed from one store into a chain of more than 100 worldwide locations. Here in Playa del Carmen, you can find an amazing range of jewelry, diamonds and other precious gem stones at this well-known store.
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Sin Pecado

3) Sin Pecado

The “Sin Pecado” on 5th Avenue specializes in selling art and handicrafts. All of these pieces are of the highest quality. They come in all sorts of designs, including many that draw on Mexico’s religious heritage with crosses, candles, angels and images of the Madonna.

Operation hours: Monday - Saturday: 9 am - 11 pm; Sunday: 10 am - 8:30 pm
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Plaza La Fiesta

4) Plaza La Fiesta (must see)

The “Plaza la Fiesta” is a giant souvenir and hobby store with thousands of goods on offer. Here you can find arts, handicrafts, souvenirs, gifts and lots more. If you are looking for a certain souvenir that you cannot find elsewhere in the city, this store is the place to visit.
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Ambar Mexicano

5) Ambar Mexicano

“Ambar Mexicano”, also located on 5th Avenue, is a jewelry store specializing in amber jewelry, a particular local favorite. Stones like opal, jade and amber are all used to make beautiful pieces here, and there are lots of great souvenirs on offer too.
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Ultrafemme

6) Ultrafemme

As its name suggests, “Ultrafemme” is a luxury products store for women. Perfumes and cosmetics from top brands such as Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Lancome and many others are sold here. You can also get lots of different body care products of the highest quality.

Operation hours: Monday - Sunday: 10 am - 10 pm

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Playa del Carmen for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Playa del Carmen has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Playa del Carmen, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.