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Straw Market

Bay Street | Bay Street Nassau, Bahamas, Nassau, New Providence Island
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6 days ago
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1 week ago
“Day trip”
Bay Street | Bay Street Nassau, Bahamas, Nassau, New Providence Island
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took the bus to Straw Market from Melia. We did not care for Straw Market. The sellers were very pushy. My husband but a knock-off cigar. It's worth walking around Nassau, just stay away from Straw Market.

Thank Leah D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After friends recommendations and reading the reviews online we decided to go to the Straw Market during our recent trip to Nassau. We were completely disappointed. Every vendor had the exact same items to sell. The vendors are very pushy. A few years back we...More

Thank ajtscheschlog
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Bought a handmade straw bag from Jenny that she had just finished making and Bahama caps from Pearl. If you go on a rainy day, it's a great place to shop and stay dry!

Thank Palmtreeinn
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place was too intense for small kids. The items were cute but they pester all visitors. It is cheap for souvenirs and in a fun part of town.

Thank beachtraveler345
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was a fun place to spend a couple hours. However most of the vendors sell similar things so they are all working for your attention.

Thank sweetpea143
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little overrated, but worth the visit, lots of interesting things , a lot of knockoffs so buyer beware.

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hi, we really loved this place. We found some great bargains and made some great deals. Like your best warehouse flea market in the tropics. Worth the walk. Don't forget to bargain like a native.

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Haggle for the best price and don't be afraid to ask for more. Everyone in there sells the same stuff so feel free to walk to the next vendor if the price isn't right.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This market has very few straw products. A few small baskets or children's purses and hand fan. High prices. Lots of Tee Shirts and blouses and beach cover ups make of cheap material and souvenirs. Tons of clothes and stuff packed into small spots with...More

Thank RedhotCandy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not a very safe place to visit. Watch out for drug dealers, human trafficking and a lot of beggars. If you are looking for trouble this is where you will find it. If staying at Atlantis.....stay there the security is better.

Thank GuySBosMia
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I am coming in on Royal Caribbean Cruise and wanted to know how to get from the Port to the Straw market? If anyone can help
20 April 2017|
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Response from Pat C | Reviewed this property |
Be sure to get a map. it is marked. We had no worries walking around. Nassau was the highlight of my cruise. Walk to the water tower or take a taxi. See the fort. Next time I'm going to the Brazil Embassy. They close... More
Nina C
Where in Nassau can I get the collectors bottle of Bahama Sand. The ones with sayings on them like... "Thank You Lord For Letting Me Visit The Bahamas". & How far is it from the Cruise Ship Port
7 March 2017|
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Response from tanben | Reviewed this property |
As soon as you port there is a market. And you can walk off/on board all day if you like. Or grab a cab to the beach for $2 a person Atlantis is also $2-3 cab per person.
Would I be able to go to the straw market with a mobility scooter? I know technically I can, but...would it be worth the effort and frustration? Or is it fairly open? Thank you -
18 February 2017|
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Response from Janet C | Reviewed this property |
There are some stalls in an open areas across from Senor Frogs where you could view easily. (as mrcree mentioned) I preferred this area, the woman are busy weaving the straw right in front of you. In the closed area its all... More