Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Playa del Carmen Shopping at Fifth Avenue Stores

Shopping in Playa del Carmen

Paradise can be found in Playa del Carmen not only because of the beautiful beaches, international cuisine, variety of water sports, and the most unique pedestrian street in Mexico, but also because of the fantastic variety of shops, boutiques and specialist stores, appreciated by discerning shoppers from around the world.


Playa del Carmen is located in the duty free state of Quintana Roo, which is great news for shoppers since the most exclusive brands of fashion are available. Jewelers and the most exclusive brands are heavily invested in duty free zones around the world and this translates into lower priced highly desirable items and goods for the consumer.


The ambiance in Playa del Carmen can be easily summed up as 'artistic' and 'bohemian', in part due to the many incredible designers and artists that have made this town their home. Many of them have opened quaint boutiques and stores all along 5th Avenue where they offer high quality and intricate designs with a unique artistic flare. In short, in Playa del Carmen you will find more brands and wider selection of goods all at much lower prices.


The Fifth Avenue

Fifth Avenue in Playa del CarmenLa Quinta Avenida (Fifth Avenue) is a cobblestone pedestrian street, here you will find people from many different nationalities creating a truly cosmopolitan atmosphere. It is the main convergence point in Playa del Carmen and it's also located just one block from the beach! Here you will find the most important restaurants, lively nightclubs, and a huge variety of stores, small handicraft stands, as well as all the big, well renowned designer boutiques.

Besides the beaches, La Quinta Avenida is the most visited area and it gets pretty crowded in high season. It has a magnificent multicultural atmosphere. Located at the far end is the pier where the ferry departs for Cozumel.

Paseo del Carmen

Playa del Carmen Shopping

Paseo del Carmen is a spacious, inviting open air mall located between 5th Avenue and Playacar. Designed with a contemporary Mediterranean feel, combined with the eastern influences of Feng Shui, this mall has a sophisticated yet relaxed atmosphere. High Fashion Boutiques, exclusive handicrafts, fine art, souvenirs and jewelry make it the perfect starting point to begin your shopping experience.

Soho

Playa del Carmen Shops

In this exotic boutique you will find the most outlandish, urban chic couture, plastic vogue, retro and cyber trends, among many others. Here garments are as stylish as astonishing, originality and uniqueness is what Soho is all about. If you enjoy the wilder side of high fashion from Madonna to Hollywood then Soho will fit your personality and style.

Handicrafts Stores

Handicrafts in Playa del CarmenWhilst browsing the numerous boutiques in Playa del Carmen you will find a great variety of stores featuring different kinds of colorful handicrafts and items created by Artisans from all over Mexico. You may want to take home a souvenir with you or purchase a beautiful decorative object. You will find traditional masks, hand made dresses, amber and silver jewelry as well as onyx pieces, seashell souvenirs and wooden items.

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