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The Bahamas' Arts and Straw Market

Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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Local craftsman sell their jewelry and their wood and straw handicrafts at this market.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good30%
  • Average28%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible7%
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“conch salad” (3 reviews)
“barter” (8 reviews)
“straw” (8 reviews)
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

The Bahamas’ Arts and Straw Market We disembarked the Carnival Dream and this market is right there at the port. After visiting the Lucaya market on another part of the island, I recommend shopping at this one. There was a vendor that was even selling...More

Thank AlphaRam
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We arrived at Freeport Harbour Grand Bahama and the market is right there no need take taxi . There little souvenir markets , restaurants , live music, and duty free stores. We had a lot of fun.

1  Thank yolanda f
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Upbeat fun, reasonably priced products and the food and drinks are amazing. Good music and everyone is happy to see the visitors. Friendly people working the cruise excursions and very well organized.

Thank nstokes1
Reviewed 8 May 2017

A caribbean flea market ... most stores and tents sell the same things... beware, the merchants will try to sell you anything and everything for a high price... although, you can haggle them down... but also realize that this how they make their living... My...More

Thank MattCheeks
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The location was perfect for jumping off the cruise ship to shop, eat, and drink. I picked up some awesome gifts for my family and even a few for myself. There was this one booth that had the most beautiful baskets and fans. The craftsmanship...More

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 29 April 2017

This is a typical tourist, junk market. The only redeeming thing was the conch salad at a little stand by the water. Best conch salad! Not much there otherwise but small stores for souvenirs, few restaurants, and bars.

1  Thank eyenurse2
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We arrived in the Bahamas, had an early breakfast and got off our ship 🚢 for a little shopping. Due to some issues with pain I didn't want to go far but yet I did want to enjoy some great shopping. The straw market is...More

1  Thank Na1955
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

You can find all kinds of clothing and souvenir to bring back home. Prices are fair and don't forget you are not in US so bargain bargain bargain. Good shopping😀

Thank sexyGio
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

But be ready for everyone to try and stop you. They all carry almost the same items. Make sure you barter with them!

1  Thank tiffanybrasch
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

If you want a souvenir or three you don't have to walk far to find this huge straw and Art market. Each vendor will try and get you to look at their wares which are probably exactly the same as the stalls either side but...More

Thank BorntocruiseUK
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