Shopping on Fifth Avenida in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

By: Deanna Robinson

Shopping on Fifth Avenidain downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico is a “must do" for vacationers.? Take at least a day (at least) to do someshopping on Fifth Street.? There are somany different types of shops to choose from.?Are you in the market for perfume??How about some leather goods? ?Needa couple items from the local pharmacy? ?Besure to negotiate on all your favorite items such as t-shirts, mayan jewelry,sundresses, silver jewelry, cigars, silver mayan statutes, decorated pottery,mexican rugs, baskets, handmade hammocks, and crocheted tablecloths.?

Do you have a craving forfiner jewelry such as gold, tanzinite, ruby, or emerald?? Well, they have it and at a great price.? For women, this is the perfect place to pick up some reallyquality jewelry....especially mayan, since it’s in fashion.? It be can picked it up here for 1/4 the costyou'll pay in the states and you'll be able to afford those pieces inlaid withMalici, Lapis and the like.? Even thefiner jewelry stores are a bargain and those items are guaranteed.? They'll repair or replace if your piecebreaks or needs repaired. They have websites with locations and instructions.? Some of these finer jewelry stores even offertrade-in's or even trade-up's.?

Leather is also a good buy there.? Go ahead and pick up those leather purses,backpacks and the kind.? Pretty muchanything your heart desires is found on Fifth Avenida....and at very reasonableprices!? Have I mentioned that yet?? Not only will you get a break on prices, theUSD is generally worth $1.25 in Playa.? Sogo ahead and splurge!? Worried aboutcarrying around tons of cash?? Then fearno more, most of the stores and vendors accept Visa, Mastercard, and AmericanExpress.? But stick to either Visa orMastercard, because not everyone accepts American Express or Discover.? By the way, in Playa del Carmen, you can geta better deal on items than you can in Cancun by at least 25%.? Remember...negotiate!

FifthAvenida offers much more than shopping, there are numerous restaurants,eateries, nightclubs, and just a cool place to hang out at. ?Stop and talk to the locals.? They are happy to chat with you.

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