The 5th Avenue is an iconic spot in Playa del Carmen that gathers the main malls, boutiques, stores, bars and night clubs of the city. We’ve prepared a guide for you to find the best spots to buy typical Mexican souvenirs, clothes, jewelry, and more. Take a look.
In Mexico, shopping is more than just buying, it’s actually a whole experience; and Quinta Alegría is a perfect example of that. Find international brands such as American Eagle, Forever 21, Bebe, Victoria’s Secret and Harley Davidson while listening to live music. The mall is constantly surprising customers with performances of street artists, classic movies, and human statues, creating a festive atmosphere with the cheerfulness that’s a feature of the Mexican Caribbean. You might find it interesting to see how the clothes from worldwide brands are in the Riviera Maya.
This store was founded by two female entrepreneurs living an adventure in the Caribbean, doing what they love the most: designing. Narcisa is focused on curious, challenging, adventurous women, for whom they have stylish basics in cotton, silk, and lace, forming unique garments. Enjoy the chic décor, find fashionable clothes by Mexican designers, such as Caravana Montaecristo, Lorena Saravia, Yakampot, and Gala is Love. The international brands include Cotton Citizen and New Balance. This is a must-visit store for traveling shoppers.
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Culture Trip launched in 2011 with a simple yet passionate mission: to inspire people to go beyond their boundaries and experience what makes a place, its people and its culture special and meaningful — and this is still in our DNA today. We are proud that, for more than a decade, millions like you have trusted our award-winning recommendations by people who deeply understand what makes certain places and communities so special.
Increasingly we believe the world needs more meaningful, real-life connections between curious travellers keen to explore the world in a more responsible way. That is why we have intensively curated a collection of premium small-group trips as an invitation to meet and connect with new, like-minded people for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in three categories: Culture Trips, Rail Trips and Private Trips. Our Trips are suitable for both solo travelers, couples and friends who want to explore the world together.
Culture Trips are deeply immersive 5 to 16 days itineraries, that combine authentic local experiences, exciting activities and 4-5* accommodation to look forward to at the end of each day. Our Rail Trips are our most planet-friendly itineraries that invite you to take the scenic route, relax whilst getting under the skin of a destination. Our Private Trips are fully tailored itineraries, curated by our Travel Experts specifically for you, your friends or your family.
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