Shopping in Playa Del Carmen

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Playa del Carmen is the trendiest, most fashion forward destination on the Caribbean coast, a fast that especially shows with regards to shopping.  Quinta Avenida, or Fifth Avenue is lined with boutique after boutique of the latest fashions, jewelry, beach gear, electronics, and liquor.  Not every vendor has a storefront.  There are plenty of craftsmen selling their stuff on the busy street, and this is a great way to pick up a local souvenir.  

Specialty Shops

One of the interesting speciality shops in this area is Yucatek Dive Center. This venue is located within downtown Playa del Carmen. This center is the only one in the area is a 14 foot deep training pool. You'll find them on Avenida 15 norte.

Another option is Phantom Divers Dive Center, which is found a quarter mile (a half kilometer) from Yucatek Dive Center. There are multiple daily dives available for certified divers leaving at 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. They're at 1 Era. Ave. Norte #238.

Mexico Blue Dream: Known for their "fun, professional, and personalized" service, this dive center caters to families and groups who would like to dive together, but also has space for singletons and couples who both want to learn the methodology of scuba diving and take their chances discovering new and exciting things beneath the surface of the Caribbean Sea. If you would like to call ahead of time, do so at (984) 803-0660.

View this table to learn more.

Specialty Shops In Playa Del Carmen
Name Type Phone Location
Casa Tzutuhil Art Gallery (984) 803-5310 Downtown Playa del Carmen
D'Garheti Gallery Boutique Art Gallery (800) 505-0172 Downtown Playa del Carmen
Mexican Handcrafts Art Gallery (984) 873-0194 Downtown Playa del Carmen
Mexico Blue Dream Dive Shop (984) 803-0660 Downtown Playa del Carmen
Phantom Divers Dive Center Dive Shop (984) 879-3988 Downtown Playa del Carmen
Playa Scuba Dive Shop (984) 803-2403 Downtown Playa del Carmen
Pro Dive Center at Occidental Allegro Playacar Dive Shop (984) 745-0763 1.6 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen
Pro Dive Center at Occidental Grand Xcaret Dive Shop (984) 745-0763 4.8 mi. South West of Central Playa del Carmen
Pro Dive Center at Occidental Royal Dive Shop (984) 745-0763 1.7 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen
Reef Marina Diving Dive Shop (984) 873-4120 1.6 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen
Sol Jaguar Art Gallery (984) 873-0206 Downtown Playa del Carmen
Studio Blue Carmen Dive Shop -- Downtown Playa del Carmen
Tank-Ha Dive Shop (984) 873-0302 Downtown Playa del Carmen
Yucatek Dive Center Dive Shop -- Downtown Playa del Carmen

Clothing and Apparel

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Clothing and Apparel In Playa Del Carmen
Name Location
Wayan Avenida Cinco Downtown Playa del Carmen
Wayan Centro Maya 1.7 mi. West-Southwest of Downtown Playa del Carmen
Wayan Paseo del Carmen Playa del Carmen

Food and Grocery

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Food and Grocery Stores In Playa Del Carmen
Name Type Location
Chedraui Grocery And Department Store Grocery Store 0.9 mi. West of Downtown Playa del Carmen
Covi Liquor Store Beer, Wine, and Liquor Store 0.8 mi. Northwest of Downtown Playa del Carmen
Oxxo Grocery Store 1.2 mi. West-Southwest of Downtown Playa del Carmen
Public Market Grocery Store Downtown Playa del Carmen
Sam's Club Grocery Store 1.5 mi. West-Southwest of Downtown Playa del Carmen
Super Deli & Drug Playa del Carmen Grocery Store Downtown Playa del Carmen
 

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