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This review and listing is for the old fort craft market. It's a ramshackle assortment of small hut shops arranged up the side of a hill. It's slow this time of year which is the downside since at one point we were the only customers...More
We visited the market during an outing from our resort. Prepare for mildy aggressive selling tactics. I'm sure we over pod for everything, but my children loved the conch shell and carved turtles, and the personalized fans were appreciated by the mothers. Reality is: you...More
There were alot of shops and the people were friendly and a little pushy but no one ever was upset when we didn't buy anything. They were just happy people. And they expect you to ask for lower. They told me that.
We stopped here during a couple hour shopping tour we took by getting a driver at our resort. It was just us and we got lots of great attention from him and learned alot an the island. I didn't care too much about the market....More
I had asked at Hyatt Ziva where I could find a Jamaican Santa Claus. After checking several places, I was taken by one of Hyatt's drivers to the Crafts Market where I found a wood carved Santa. He was not finished but Patrick took care...More
This is place to avoid if you do not like being hassled.
It reminded us of our experiences in Egypt and Tunisia and were therefore ready for the unwanted attentions of shopkeepers.
Mostly a polite NO was all that was needed.
In our opinion, the...More
we went to the old fort craft market, and let me say these people are so kind!
mu husband and i walked around looked and the items they had for sale, we got a bamboo mug that was all hand crafted and its neat how...More
While in Jamaica, this was the worst part of my entire trip. The people who run these tiny shops are obviously just trying to make a buck, and I feel bad for them but they harass you and try to hussle so much that you...More