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Tons of vendors many selling the exact same thing. Indoor market crowded with merchandise making it hard to browse the aisles. Vendors aggressively trying to sell engaging in conversation only relating to trying to make a sale. Most of the merchandise is labeled Bahamas.
You may be able to find some good deals on crappy souvenirs that you would like to take home for gifts or memories, but the vendors are super pushy and can be down right rude! They come up with every excuse to try and get...More
We visited on a quiet day when there was no cruise ships in the harbour. Lots of stalls all trying to sell the same content, some of it is good and made locally but a lot of Chinese product which is a shame. We got...More
Inundated with souvenirs and barkers selling their goods and cheap souvenirs you will actually find straw baskets and purses. You can negotiate your price- but the experience can be a bit overwhelming and it all starts looking the same. If you’ve never been you should...More
Glad to spend some money in the Bahamas, to support them after the hurricane. Straw market is a must do and I got to teach the kids how to haggle about prices. Teen got lots of gifts for friends for a few bucks apiece. Sellers...More
I agree with the previous answer... the cruise will deposit you in an area with small huts trying to sell you souvenirs and locally made goods. Leave this area, turn right, and walk down the street. It's about 6 blocks to... More
I agree with the previous answer... the cruise will deposit you in an area with small huts trying to sell you souvenirs and locally made goods. Leave this area, turn right, and walk down the street. It's about 6 blocks to the Straw Market, a large, two-story building with tons of vendors, where you will have a great selection and much better prices. Have fun! And remember to bring lots of small bills ($1s and $5s) so you aren't forced to overpay for an item (if the vendor can't make change).