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Port Lucaya Marketplace

Open today: 10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
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“straw market”(290 reviews)
“lots of shops”(76 reviews)
Port Lucaya Marketplace is the largest shopping, dining and entertainment open air facility in the Bahamas, with over forty specialty stores and boutiques, sixteen restaurants to tempt any palate and four bars/lounge for late night entertainment...more
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Seahorse Road | On Bell Channel bay, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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All reviews straw market across the street lots of shops great place to shop restaurants and bars port lucaya local vendors great shopping shopping area walk around count basie square liquor store conch salad grand bahama jewelry deals pandora
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Worth a visit, lots to see, the open vendor market has plenty of folks looking to make a deal on the tourist swag. There are some live music venues, and is really busy when the cruise ships are in. Have a look here and on...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ChillyCanuk
Reviewed 3 days ago

Just returned from the Port Lucaya Marketplace (3-15-19). Total waste of time, better to watch paint dry. The transportation service runs a scam. They take you there and back allegedly for 10 dollars. They know the cruise ships "on board" time and will game your...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank stephen L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely market place. People are friendly. Spacious and easy accès. Prices are good. Real clean , daily entertainment. Nothing wrong to say about that place,

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank theknee33
Reviewed 5 days ago

Was disappointed in the marketplace stores were small and sold the same touristy i-shirts.Nothing very unique.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 209diannea
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our trip took a detour to Freeport. We had aimed to snorkel but the winds were too high so we choose to go explore. The ride from the cruise port was $10 per person round trip in an old clunker van. No real sites to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 105seanr
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very busy. If you are looking to eat don't just stop at Zorbas, it was a madhouse with screaming kids and loud groups. Not even that cheap. Keep walking and go to one of the Italian restaurants further on.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DestinyAngel62
Reviewed 6 days ago

Steer so clear of straw market. Stuff for sale is junk and the vendors are obnoxious and very in your face! They hawk you and fight with each other. Run don’t walk away from this section. Restaurant where we stopped for a beer and some...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank patty f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Harley Davidson store is located here and was quite convenient as our ship was docked in the port just a few feet from the marketplace. The vendors were friendly and there was a variety of items (shop around) to choose from. Seemed like a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TripAdvTrish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun shopping with lots to look at. Yogurt and conch stand are the best. Great way to spend a few hours.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jc82760
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome market definitely recommend big shaqs pizza... beautiful jewelry stores got some souvenirs Was a beautiful harbor

Date of experience: January 2019
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Al S
21 December 2018|
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Response from 235gk | Reviewed this property |
The large beachfront hotel building on the property was indeed damaged by the hurricane in late 2016, so as to be closed for business, and after much effort has recently been purchased by the local government (2018) after... More
Kelli T
20 December 2018|
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Response from dianne b | Reviewed this property |
There is not a DD by any hotel by the beach on Grand Bahama Island. You may have your Bahama Islands mixed up...
John B
14 June 2018|
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Response from 235gk | Reviewed this property |
The Casino, and the Big hotel, closed as a result of the Hurricane in 2016. Hurricane damage is still being repaired.