Took a cab for $15 for 5 of us to get here from the port. Yes there are jewelry stores on the main strip but the gems are in the alley's on the side closest to the water. They are not scary alleys but full of different restaurants and interesting shops. Def some picture moments in here with the ivy.
We found an older couple selling coconuts on the street and he cut it up for us to eat afterward.
Tip: Go in the afternoon as its way less busier and the jewelry people are less aggressive.
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