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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%
6 days ago
“Fun but prepared to be hassled ~”
2 weeks ago
“Basic Straw Market”
Bay Street | Bay Street Nassau, Bahamas, Nassau, New Providence Island
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like getting harassed every second by vendors and little kids to look at items, go down this aisle, buy this, then this is the place for you. If you like to shop in peace and take your time - please avoid this place....More

1  Thank John B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a bad place. Very clean now that they built the new building. Every booth has same stuff though. See one aisle, you've seen it all. Wood carver section is not bad though. Great craftsmen. if you women are looking for the purses you used...More

Thank Drew S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are claustrophobic, don't go. If it's a really hot day, don't go. If constant barrage of pushy sales folks bother you, don't go. BUT, if you are looking for souvenirs and you like bargaining for prices and you want something more than T-shirts,...More

Thank paju1452
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Supposedly a good flea marker style area for souvenirs. My family and I perused the merchandise from several vendors but the difficult thing about it is , is that the vendors don’t give you the bottom price and wants you to try to haggle it...More

Thank Big_bro_1_usa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The straw market is an attempt to create a flea market type of space with mostly imported souvenirs. There are approximately 50 stalls where women and children will haggle with you over the price of your purchases. The disappointing part of the straw market is...More

Thank Jeffrey H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great finds in the straw market but the people here are a little more pushy than other islands. Just be careful. Pricing is great and are willing to haggle.

Thank vacaexpert777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like cheap, imported souvenirs, then this is the place for you. This is the first time I have been in the Straw Market for several years, and I have no need to go again. I lived in Nassau for many years back in...More

Thank divingkatie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a flea market type place where there are hundreds of stalls where women and children are selling items. The bad part is that they are all selling the same items- the mark up on the items is absolutely ridiculous- but they will definitely...More

Thank Latoiya M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

• Bahama $$ = US $$ they take both • Straw Market and Downtown good morning trip – everything is negotiable start at 50% of price • Ferry right outside of Harborside (HS) property entrance to take you over to the town $8 round trip...More

Thank Sweets4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Would be a great place to look for a bargain if the sellers would leave you alone for a minute. Tried over and over to shop but was bombarded by so many vendors, it was impossible. Take a buddy to use as a decoy and...More

Thank keenut
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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