AEverything you need during your stay can be found in the popular shops along Playa del Carmen's bustling Fifth Avenue. Browse the souvenir shops and find great gifts for friends and family back home. Take home an authentic Mexican handcraft, like a woven hammock or hand-crafted silver jewelry as a memento of your vacation.There are also familiar names like Wal-Mart and Sam's Club plus local chains of Chedraui and Comercial Mexicana for other items. Cash and credit cards are accepted in many places, but the smaller stores usually only take cash.
AMouth-watering dishes abound in the numerous restaurants, cafés and bistros found along bustling Fifth Avenue, neighboring streets and the nearby beaches. Dig in to authentic Mexican fare like hand-fried tortillas stuffed with your favorite fillings at Yaxche Maya Cuisine and Casa del Agua. Sip a delicious margarita, ice-cold cerveza or crisp white wine at Restaurante Di Vino. Savor authentic fare with a twist at the outdoor patio of popular La Vagabunda. For every appetite, there's a perfect destination at Playa's Fifth Avenue.