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Straw Market

Bay Street | Bay Street Nassau, Bahamas, Nassau, New Providence Island
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At this market you will find people weaving straw into anything and everything.
  • Excellent11%
  • Very good20%
  • Average38%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible11%
3 days ago
“Worth it if you just want to wonder around.”
3 days ago
Bay Street | Bay Street Nassau, Bahamas, Nassau, New Providence Island
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Avoid this tourist trap! Filled with pushy salespeople constantly calling you to come look at their stalls, all of which contain the same things that look like they were from the oriental trading company with ‘bahamas’ sewn/painted/etched on it. I was instantly annoyed.

Thank RoamRita
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I know these stalls represent the livelihood of a lot of people, so I hate to diss it too much. But each stall is selling the exact same indistinguishable copies of trinkets and bags and T-shirts. The deeper you go in, looking for anything different,...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Expect vendors to be pushy. If the cruise ships are in the harbor, know that it will be crowded. A good place if you want to do a little browsing and souvenir shopping. Jewelry, watches and high end items are over-priced -- and I would...More

Thank Tami S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Vendors are super close together. Many great examples of handmade crafts but it’s highly competitive between the vendors and we did not find it enjoyable. Tee shirts and sweatshirts for cheap if you’re looking for that kind of item.

Thank Tina R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A nice place to wonder around. Lots of booths offering the same merchandise, so watch and shop around.

Thank Kathy N
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Interesting items to purchase. Many vendors are very pushy. Can be intimidating for young adults. Most items are overpriced. There are some good vendors thete that have reasonable prices and are just trying to make a living. I suggest checking out the prices in the...More

Thank Jackie W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Maybe I had high hopes but we were really looking forward to visiting the straw markets. Unfortunately l, you only really needed to visit one shop to visit them all. All the stalls had essentially the same products with very little variety. The stall owners...More

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just a really cheap flee market. They all sell the same cheap souvenirs. Save your time and money unless this is your thing.

Thank SandraPcda
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So many vendors, so many people jumping on you “sweetheart, come see my shop”. It’s hard to take and a bit overwhelming. Everyone has a sad story in why you should but from them and it’s basically the same stuff at every single shop. Don’t...More

Thank Chantelle L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fun packed market! So much to look at, just don’t buy anything when you first see it. Here is a location in which you really need to negotiate your prices, so walk around first and look and get an idea of what you...More

Thank Carmen R
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20 April 2017|
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Response from bmona3 | Reviewed this property |
It's a very short walk, almost just outside the port.
Nina C
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.
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