While D'Mall on White Beach was fun and tourist-friendly, I was turned off by the expensive price tag on all food (especially seafood) and souvenirs sold along the beach front.
So I went to D'Market or Talipapa, and had the best fresh seafood meal ever!
Hunt and haggle with the locals for lobsters, crabs, fish, shrimps, shell fish and all range of seafood you can stomach. Then bring your newly purchased seafood to restaurants offering cooking services (we tried Plato) and decide how you want your seafood to be prepared. And haggle again.
Sometimes it is also good to listen to their suggestion on how your seafood is best prepared. We did and we never regretted it.
After your meal, walk around the market for souvenirs, clothes and local snacks, which are considerably cheaper than the ones on the beach front close to half of the price!
Finding it is difficult though. We had a hard time. To find it, make a turn into a small road from the beach front at Station 1 around Nigi Nigi Nu Noo restaurant bar and kept walking along the small road until you see the market.
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