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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 22 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.

Thank donnal485
Reviewed 7 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

1  Thank 951dougk
Reviewed 9 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.

1  Thank kythoro
Reviewed 4 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

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

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

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 14 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
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