Playa del Carmen has a ton of shops, ranging from Mexican crafts to art, jewelry, pottery, clothes, and more. The central shopping area is along 5th Avenue
Below are just a select few places you may want to try out
Daniel Espinosa Jewelry - new line of imaginative and luxurious jewelry
Centro Commercial Paseo del Carmen loc. 56
William Spratling Silver Shop, S.A. - The shop carries silver jewelry, sculpture, and also carries 14kt jewelry.
5th Avenue between 2nd and 4 Norte
Caracol Mexican Crafts and Textiles - Don't miss this tasteful store's high-quality Mexican crafts and textiles. The owner travels all over the country looking for inspiring creations.
Avenida 5 between calles 6 and 8.
Phone 803-1504. Daily 9:30 am-11 pm.
Andi U - Fashion Designer
5th Avenue between Ave Constituyentes and Calle 20
Masquenada - Designer Swimsuits
5th Avenue between calle 10 and 12 y calle Corazon
Gea - Designer clothing
10th Avenue between Ave Constituyentes and Calle 20
Jewelry Bar - hang out in a bar while shopping for jewelry
5th Avenue and 28th St.
Squalo - a Mexican surf shop. Surf stuff you'll never find in the US.
5th Avenue and 12th St.
Riviera Art Gallery - Art Gallery in Playa del Carmen with oil paintings, acrylic and lithographs. The art gallery's concept is to reconcile the greater public with the art world, to bridge the gap, and put quality art within reach of every collector.
Location: 20th N. Street, just between the 1st ave. and the 5th Avenue
La Casa Del Habano, on 5th Avenue between Calles 26 and 28 (or 28th St and the beach, if the 5th ave location is gone). This is an international franchise with shops in Germany, Saudi Arabia, Aruba, Argentina, Great Britain, Spain, and France. This is a cigar bar. They offer the widest selection of finest Cubans and both indoor and outdoor smoking areas. They are seriously into Cuban tobacco here and will take their time to work with you finding the best smoke for you. www.lacasadelhabanoplayadelcarmen.com
Morgan’s Cigars, on the corner of Fifth Avenue and Calle 6. Morgan’s is a large tobacco store with an excellent selection of low priced Mexican tobaccos and high quality Cuban cigars. Their claim to fame is their outside rolling table where cigar experts hand roll cigars which you can then purchase. However, these are not made with Cuban tobacco. Still, it’s fun to watch. If you use your VIP Smart Card, you’ll receive a 10% discount.
Señor Habano Cigars, on Fifth Avenue between Calles 6 and 8. A small shop with a large selection of Cuban cigars. Smoking accessories, t-shirts and other paraphernalia are also available.
Havana Cigar Company, across from the Tequila Barrel on 5th Avenue between Calles 10 and 12. This small cigar store offers the requisite Cuban selection and some lower cost cigars as well.
Casa Partagas Cigar Shop, on 5th Ave between Calles 12 and 14. Another basic smoke shop with an excellent selection of Cuban tobacco, including Cuban cigarettes, which are hard to find.
La Bodeguita del Medio, in the Paseo del Carmen shopping center at the southern end of Fifth Avenue. The Bodeguita del Medio is a restaurant, bar, souvenir and cigar shop. You’ll find Cuban music, logo clothing and an excellent selection of authentic Cuban cigars. The name and the ownership is the same as the Havana nightspot made famous by Ernest Hemingway. You can take your cigar outside, sit at the tables and chairs that are provided and sip an excellent glass of Cuban rum while you smoke. www.labodeguitadelmedio.com.mx
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