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Address: Mza. 25 Fracc. 4 Paseo Xama-ha, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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+52 984 873 0006

Plaza Playacar is a Mexican-Colonial styled shopping mall that reflects the...

Plaza Playacar is a Mexican-Colonial styled shopping mall that reflects the Mexican spirit in every corner and is the favorite plaza for guests of the main hotels at Playacar. Visitors who come shopping can be sure that they are buying guaranteed and authentic products.Plaza Playacar offers a wide array of goods: from regional handcrafts, through an excellent variety of Caribbean clothes as well as the finest pieces of jewelry of international trademarks.

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Small shops just like 5th ave

Nice small place, good for quick stop to check out T shirts and trinkets. There is also a Starbucks right there as well.

Reviewed 5 days ago
Livonia, Michigan
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Livonia, Michigan
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice small place, good for quick stop to check out T shirts and trinkets. There is also a Starbucks right there as well.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This little shopping area was about a 5 minute walk from our hotel. We went a few times just to poke around. There are lots of little stores...most carrying the same stuff you'd see in town. Prices are definitely higher than on 5th Avenue but, if you don't want to go into town, they're not terrible. And I found that... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very close to the VWM, walk across the street, many vendors, including Starbucks and a pharmacy. Outdoor vendors on weekends, convenient

Thank marchbreakneeded
Worcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We were staying at The Riu Tequila so it was a nice stroll after dinner to do some window shopping. A variety of shops, minimarts, chemist, gift and clothes, not the hassle like 5th Ave.

Thank jane53England
East Moline, Illinois
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We have been shopping here since 2011. Love the little shops and access to our resort. Very convenient if you need some toiletries or meds or just the unique souvenir. This year they doubled in size with a net 2 story addition. There is also a Starbucks there if you need your coffee fix.

Thank mike c
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We did not pay for any tours. Instead we walked from our resort to this cute shopping area. A group of 5 women and we loved this area. We were all able to buy items for loved ones back home, husbands and children (ages 2-9) at this place. Great variety of "Oh no I forgot my sunglasses!" to "I want... More 

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Provo, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We did enjoy some nice chocolate and strawberry milk for our three year old, as well as a new crocodile toy for him. I'm sure that what I'm about to share is an isolated experience: On the flip side, we had a very creepy experience in one of the stores in the back left corner - I wish I would... More 

Thank Panu P
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

Excellent Pharmacy with everything you need, Lotion, water shoes, Beach toys, and Expanded Mexican Shopping.

Thank mccollins33
Syracuse, Utah
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

The best thing about the plaza is a man from the Dominican Republic who does reflexology massage. I had the "fish pedicure" and foot massage, best money I spent there!

Thank DesertRose1977
Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We went to this plaza which was about 10 minute walk from the Reef Playacar. It is two storey. We like it a way better than 5th Ave (downtown Playa del Carmen) They had nicer stores (instead of stores we can shop at in Canada) and the people were friendly and not pushy. Some of the stores you could bargain... More 


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