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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%
2 days ago
“One word crazy”
5 days ago
“Noisy and crowded”
Bay Street | Bay Street Nassau, Bahamas, Nassau, New Providence Island
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Huge area of "flea market" type vendors. Worth a visit. Divided into sections. A lot of the same things for sale at each vendor within the sections. When you feel like you have seen all the merchandise from one area, move to the next section...More

Thank Ratgirl24
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was one of the great bargain finding places in the islands. Now however, the Government has encroached and imposed there "we know best" rules. Look elsewhere for your trinkets.

Thank Kevinincosta
Reviewed 1 week ago

The street we walked down smelled strongly of human urine (not a very good first impression). The sellers at the shops were very VERY pushy and do not take no for an answer simply walking away worked best. All items that I did see were...More

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The prices and items were decent but as per the Bahamas the sellers were hideously forward and would not let you shop in peace. Expected for the area but remember you'll have to be very forward to get out of conversations.

Thank Carlee E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It use to have a more authentic feel, but as I learned on this trip, the old place burned down. My girls enjoyed it, but felt a little under the pressure to buy from the dealers. They are high pressure, but I understand that is...More

Thank gentry42016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Straw market?? What a load of crap! Every other both is selling the same stuff ... all made in china or India . T- shirts , straw bags or wood carvings . They even sit in the alley pretending like they carved it . I...More

Thank diamant4me
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tons of shops selling the same items. From wooden sharks to purses and tiki statues. You can negotiate prices and make some good deals. Watch out for scammers and always remember that NOTHING is free in the Bahamas.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are a lot of souvenirs to chose from, from clothing to little knickknacks. The stands have almost all the same stuff but look around and you may find something a little different. It's also good to circle around and bargain with vendors to see...More

Thank Vacaygirl14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The market was fun even though they don't like to haggle as much as the other countries. Don't get me wrong you can get them down some on price bit not as low as some stuff should be. Just move around a lot and don't...More

Thank sandramT6146OY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a neat place to visit. You can find a lot of things there , but some of the venders try to rip you off, if your not street smart they will get top dollar out of you .

Thank 639karlj
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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