Have you ever heard that Mexico is a handicraft and curio paradise? Playa's main drag, Fifth Avenue, reiterates this in the most colorful way.
All the regions of Mexico are represented on Fifth Avenue and there you will find a whole host of handicrafts, mementos, and curios, from areas such as Baja California or Yucatan to Nayarit or Chiapas.
Even more, the cosmopolitan character of Playa del Carmen shopping is reflected in the eclectic stores along the avenue. There are items from Brazil, Indonesia, India, and Africa, among other places.
Style fusion blossoms in beautiful forms such as hippie jewelry, batik beach wraps with Mayan designs, recycled paper pads, and cigars made right in front of you.
No one leaves Playa without taking something from this new Babel. From a piece of furniture to a key ring, from genuine Mexican silver jewelry to carved wood decorations, the choices are infinite. So make room in your luggage or even buy a new piece. Put on a little suntan lotion, a pair of good walking shoes and get ready to spend an exciting day shopping in Playa del Carmen!
Just one block away from the beach, you will find La Quinta Avenida, a gorgeous cobblestone pedestrian passage where the most important international-designer boutiques, the most delicious restaurants of the city, the best nightclubs and a great variety of stores, come together. Enjoy the cosmopolitan atmosphere provided by La Quinta Avenida while visiting numberless handicraft stands where you will surely find a perfect souvenir to take home with you.
La Quinta Avenida is one of Playa del Carmen's most visited places due to its importance and beauty. Find at La Quinta Avenida, a very lively and rich multicultural ambience, and enjoy an unparallel vacation at the Mexican Caribbean.