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Where to Buy Athletic Wear in Playa Del Carmen

Playa Del Carmen Shopping Marti Store in Centro Maya

Shopping for what you need can always be a challenge in Playa Del Carmen. We are bringing you a shopping  guide for athletic wear.

Sports Stores in Playa Del Carmen

There are two main stores we recommend and a few other places to check. Don’t expect bargains or discount prices. In fact a lot of athletic shoes and wear are full retail priced and more than in the United States or Canada. If you cannot find what you are looking for, email us and  we will try to find it or point you in the right direction.

Marti Store

Marti is the biggest store that carries only athletic wear. They have a selection of all kinds of shoes, running gear, swimming wear, gym clothes, some camping supplies, bicycles of good quality, and other exercise equipment. Marti has several locations in Playa Del Carmen. Sometimes selection is better in one store over another for certain things. Centro Maya Shopping Mall has a Marti Store. There is a Marti store in the Quinta Alegria shopping plaza on 5th Avenue and a Marti on 30th Avenue and 12th St.

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Marti Store in Centro Maya.

Mister Tennis Store

Mister Tennis is more of a running store with clothes as well as clothes for exercise.  There is a Mister Tennis store in the Plaza Las Americana Mall.

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Mister Tennis Store.

Art In Fashion Wear Mexico

Art in Fashion Wear is a store for fitness and yoga clothes. This store is mainly for women but they also have men’s shirts. This store is on 16th Street between 1st Avenue and 5th Avenue. For more information and a fun video fashion show, see our article here.

Art In Fashion Wear Mexico yoga clothes

Art In Fashion Wear Mexico

Full Sand Store

Full Sand stores covers you for swimwear. They have a store in Paseo Del Carmen at the south end of 5th Avenue and one in Centro Maya Shopping Plaza.

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Full Sand Store.

Other Stores in Playa Del Carmen

In both shopping centers, Centro Maya and Plaza Las Americas there are a few other stores where you can look for items you need. In Plaza Las Americas across from Mr. Tennis is All Sport store and there is a Sears in the mall as well to mention bigger name stores.  The new shopping center on 5th avenue called Quinta Alegria also has some small stores including a Nike store, Columbia sportswear store and Marti.

There is an athletic store called Elite Lockers on 10th Avenue near the entrance to Playacar. That is the south end of Playa Del Carmen.

Athletic store playa del carmen Elite Lockers


Most of the larger grocery stores have inexpensive wear. Walmart tends to have the better selection. If you are looking for basic shoes that are not name brand or serve a particular sport you can try Juarez Avenue between 10th and 25th Avenues or 30th Avenue around 54th St.

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Walmart sports goods.

What stores in Playa Del Carmen do you like to buy sports clothes. Let us know in the comments below. We would love to hear from you.

25 Comments on Where to Buy Athletic Wear in Playa Del Carmen

  1. Any chance you have come across a store that may sell Big and Tall clothing. Nothing worse than realizing that you’ve forgotten something and being 6ft3 and over 300lbs it makes it hard to find clithing…. hahaha

    • Mr.Yucatan // April 23, 2016 at 6:18 PM // Reply

      It is hard to find those things here. Most Mexican and those of Mayan decent are much smaller framed. The best options would be in the shopping malls like Centro Maya on the south end of town. There is the larger mall in Cancun called Plaza Las Americas and the mall named the same here in Playa. Some of the stores in Centro Maya have a wider selection. That is about as good as it gets. Sorry for not offering you more options. Shopping is hard here and with hardly no sales, full retail prices, and random selection and supply, you have to buy when you see something. Many people that are expats go shopping in Florida for clothes at the outlet malls.

  2. I am glad I found your post because I am coming to do some sport in Playa Del Carmen and need to get some workout clothes.

  3. Anyone know if there is anywhere to get Quintana Roo Tigres gear in Playa Del Carmen or Cancun. El Siglo the manufacturers do not ship to Canada.

    • We actually have never searched for it but we will look around and let you know if we find it. Thanks for asking us and we hope to find an answer for you.

  4. Hello … Is there a place that sells dumbbells for lifting weights?

    • You can find some at Walmart actually and sometimes at Marti. Don’t expect to find bigger dumbbells. These you will need to order.

  5. Hello any idea where can I buy cleto reyes boxing gloves? In riviera maya or cancun?

    • Mr.Yucatan // June 4, 2017 at 7:04 AM // Reply

      According to their website they say the Liverpool Department store in Cancun carries them but this store is also an official distributer in Cancun (the nearest to us here in Playa Del Carmen) QUINTANA ROO

      01 (998) 109 90 77
      01 (998) 130 61 23
      Face: @BoxingShopmx

  6. Hello, where can I find an inexpensive yoga mat?

  7. James Manville // January 30, 2018 at 2:26 PM // Reply

    Where can I find good quality tennis racquets?

    • If you know your makers of racquets you might try Amazon Mexico. Most ship from Mexico City. There are a few places where you can buy a racquet but you are better off ordering one online.

  8. Donde puedo encontrar ropa deportiva Nike original en la 5ta avenida?

  9. steve thomas // October 26, 2018 at 3:28 AM // Reply

    hi is there anywhere that sells nfl clothing?

  10. Michelle Bradshaw // November 11, 2018 at 4:03 PM // Reply

    Where can I buy neti pots?

    • We have not seen them here in Playa. is one of the best sources for random things. You might try in a pharmacy in one fo the supermarkets.

  11. Is there a store where you can buy baseball stuff (bats, gloves etc.)?

    • There is not a good store to get quality equipment. The best is to order it on Stores like Walmart have limited selections of gloves sometimes. Plaza Las Americas mall in Playa has a few stores with options. Bats are going to be the hardest to find.

  12. I need to buy adidas soccer cleats (copa mundiales) for my 12 year old son. Is there a store that sells those in Playa del Carmen (or even Cozumel). thank you.

    • Mr.Yucatan // April 2, 2019 at 10:58 AM // Reply

      You can try Marti store on 30th Ave near 12th street. We are not sure they have them but this around be a good place to start.

  13. Where can I buy Hoka one one running shoes ?

    • Mr.Yucatan // June 19, 2019 at 2:19 PM // Reply

      We have not see Hoka shoes in Mexico. You can buy them off Amazon Mexico though. This would be your best option.

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