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Market in Ocho Rios

Main Street, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good17%
  • Average39%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible15%
1 week ago
“Lacking in variety”
27 Nov 2017
“Tips of successful shopping at the Ocho Rios Craft Market”
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Main Street, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the market on a shopping trip to Ochos Rios with a driver from the villa we were staying in. He gently discouraged us from going there but we still went anyway. As far as handmade local craft items, we saw very little variety....More

1  Thank e_Williams191
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Everything you could want is found here. The market is crowded and full of hustlers, but it makes the experience more "Jamaican". We loved the variety. Tip: Head to the back of the market for better deals. The vendors up front don't have to haggle...More

1  Thank Carol G
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Definitely worth a trip into town - as long as you don’t mind being hassled by the vendors. Haggle for the best price.

Thank karenwardle
Reviewed 28 November 2017

The vendors are way too aggressive! Couldn't wait to get out of there and they are all selling the same stuff.

2  Thank Heather L
Reviewed 27 November 2017

One of the main concerns people express when visiting the Ocho Rios Market (or any market of it's kind in tourist areas of Jamaica) is that the market vendors are very pushy, harassing at times, to try to sell as many of their wares as...More

4  Thank canderson141
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Husband and I love browsing local markets. We've been to many over our years of travel, Caribbean Islands, Bahamas, South America, Asian, etc.... But I can honestly say that this market in Ocho Rios has been the most aggressive I've ever seen. There were many...More

1  Thank kattiakat
Reviewed 1 September 2017

A good place to purchase handcrafts. The Ocho Rios Crafts Market is full of wood carvings, paintings & souvenirs. Across the street is the smaller Olde Market Craft Shops with similar items. Both are located on Main Street. Just be prepared to haggle. Haggle is...More

1  Thank ctm7944
Reviewed 17 August 2017

They are all very pushy but its easy enough to say no if you don't want it. Sometimes you have to say it twice but you don't have to buy. This place has the more unique items for a better price. Its a more authentic...More

1  Thank Shana R
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We visited this shopping/flea market a bunch of times. They hassle you. A LOT. It's funny, a little annoying, but we expected it. It's Jamaica. All of the vendors sell just about the same thing. I think initially they offer you insane, high prices, but...More

2  Thank Ash N
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Everyone who had been to Ocho Rios told us NOT to leave our resort...but we didn't listen. We walked from the exit of our resort onto Main Street to look for a market to buy t-shirts. From the second we exited the resort, we were...More

1  Thank Debi J
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