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The Bahamas' Arts and Straw Market

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Local craftsman sell their jewelry and their wood and straw handicrafts at this market.
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
+1 800-374-4363
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Freeport this past weekend via the Norwegian Pearl. The waters around Great Stirrup Cay were too choppy for us to tender out to the Berry Islands, so this was our alternate stop. We decided to just hang out at the Straw Market which...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank KarenV87
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Shopping for the tourist stuff,lots of shirts,hats and trinkets. Not a lot of variety between shops, they all seemed to have the same stuff just different pricing.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank src1962
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

The market is right were we docked so its very convenient to go back and forth to the boat if you have a lot of loots that you bought. The time we stop so it was very hot its good the store are very close...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank aninasor
Reviewed 23 August 2018

The market is very easy to find. Just a short walk from the cruise dock. I would probably skip another visit here. Not much for me. Mostly junky stuff.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank donnal485
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line is now offering daily cruises to Grand Bahamas Island. Their two ships, Grand Celebration and Grand Classica alternate daily departures from the Port of Palm Beach Florida. Each cruise is for three days and two nights. We sailed on the Classica...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 951dougk
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Walked off cruise ship into this market. Variety of local vendors with negotiable prices. I would recommend this market over the Lucayan market downtown. A Senor Frog's is also located in this area. Fun, festive atmosphere.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank kythoro
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Be sure to haggle, you might get a better price. Check the item you wish to purchase. I found 2 defects after buying my hat. The strap was on crooked and the accessories were falling off. I recommend looking around at all huts first and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank CharlieBrown432
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

I recently went to the Bahamas and I have to say that it is a great place to visit. Please explore the island at your own pace and take in everything from the stores to the inner city. I was kinda amazed that some people...More

Date of experience: February 2018
3  Thank Michael T
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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank AlphaRam
Reviewed 5 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.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank yolilanda830
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