Shopping in Charlestown

Charlestown certainly didn't gain its popularity because of the shopping opportunities it has to offer, but if you're going to do some shopping on Nevis, this is where you'll have the best chance of finding a good deal.  There are a small number of shops selling clothing and souvenir items, plus your typical grocers and pharmacists.

The best thing about shopping in Charlestown is the market place which introduces tourists to a traditional Caribbean way of shopping for every day goods.  Here, there are booths and stalls that sell local produce, crafts, and other handmade items.  The market is open every day of the week except for Sunday, but Saturday is when you'll find the best deals as vendors try and up their sales.

Gifts and Souvenirs

If you're hoping to find some souvenirs or gifts you might want to visit Arthouse Gift Shop, which is located in Stonyhill, 2.7 mi. East of central Charlestown. Shop hours are from noon to 4:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and from 10:00 a.m. Try calling them at (869) 663-0813.

The table below provides some key facts regarding 7 gift and souvenir shops in the vicinity of Charlestown.

Gifts and Souvenirs Around Charlestown
Name Type Phone Location
Arthouse Gift Shop Gift and Souvenir Shops (869) 663-0813 Stonyhill, 2.7 mi. East of Central Charlestown
Botanical Gardens Gallery Gift and Souvenir Shops (869) 469-3509 1.5 mi. East-Southeast of Central Charlestown
Caribco Gifts Gift and Souvenir Shops (869) 469-1432 Saint Paul Charlestown Parish
Horatio Nelson Museum Gift Shop Gift and Souvenir Shops -- Central Charlestown
Nevis Craft House Gifts, Souvenirs, and Handicrafts (869) 469-5505 Nelson's Spring, 1.8 mi. North-Northwest of Central Charlestown
Nevis Museum Gift Shop Gift and Souvenir Shops -- 0.9 mi. West of Central Charlestown
Swanston's Gifts & Things Gift and Souvenir Shops (869) 469-1797 Saint Paul Charlestown Parish

Specialty Shops

One of the interesting specialty retailers in the area is Art in the Gardens. This store is located in eastern Charlestown. A popular nature attractions on the tiny island of Nevis, the Botanical Gardens of Nevis, is run by two of the most prolific art and antique collectors in the country. As guests tour the gardens, they encounter a dazzling display of some of the finest artwork that can be found in the region. Try calling them at (869) 469-2673.

A variety of specialty shops located in or near Charlestown are displayed in the chart below.

Specialty Shops Around Charlestown
Name Type Phone Location
Art in the Gardens Art Gallery (869) 469-2673 1.5 mi. East-Southeast of Central Charlestown
Kennedy Tyrell Hand Crafty Centre Handicraft Dealers -- Zion, 4.0 mi. East of Central Charlestown
Nevis Handicraft Cooperative Society Handicraft Dealers (869) 469-1746 1.0 mi. West-Northwest of Central Charlestown
Newcastle Pottery Handicraft Dealers (869) 469-9746 Newcastle, 5.4 mi. North-Northeast of Central Charlestown
Percy's Jewellery Duty Free Shop Jewelry Store (869) 469-5704 Saint Paul Charlestown Parish

Clothing and Apparel

Interested in shopping for clothing? You might enjoy a visit to The Athlete's Foot Charlestown -- which is found within Saint Paul Charlestown Parish. Durable footwear for every type of sport is available at the Athlete's Foot. They're on Main Street .

Several of the apparel shops located in Charlestown are listed here:

Clothing and Apparel In Charlestown
Name Type Phone Location
Fashion Mart Clothing Store (869) 466-5796 1.1 mi. West-Northwest of Central Charlestown
Island Fever Clothing Store (869) 469-0867 Saint Paul Charlestown Parish
Island Hopper Charlestown Batik Store (869) 465-1640 Charlestown
Shoe Magic Shoe Store (869) 469-1546 Saint Paul Charlestown Parish
Sun Island Clothes Clothing Store (869) 469-7187 Saint Paul Charlestown Parish
The Athlete's Foot Charlestown Shoe Store (869) 469-5281 Saint Paul Charlestown Parish
V'Nest Shoe Store Shoe Store (869) 469-5066 Saint Paul Charlestown Parish

Food and Grocery

Hungry? Ram's Supermarket is found in the heart of Charlestown. Locally owned by a family who has been in the business for three generations, this market offers necessary day-to-day foodstuffs and goods with the bonus of a customer loyalty program that provides discounts to those who shop here regularly. They're located on Stoney Grove.

Take a moment to read the following table for more information.

Food and Grocery Stores In Charlestown
Name Type Phone Location
Bom's Sea-Food Market Fish and Seafood Market (869) 469-1881 Saint Paul Charlestown Parish
Caribbean Wines Beer, Wine, and Liquor Store (869) 469-3908 Saint Paul Charlestown Parish
Jade Health Shop Nutrition and Body Care Store (869) 469-9564 Saint Paul Charlestown Parish
K G S Health & Beauty Supplies Nutrition and Body Care Store (869) 469-0575 Saint Paul Charlestown Parish
Main Street Supermarket Grocery Store (869) 469-1258 Saint Paul Charlestown Parish
Myrtles Healthy Beginning Nutrition and Body Care Store (869) 469-0029 Central Charlestown
Nevis Bakery & Deli Bakery (869) 469-5219 Saint Paul Charlestown Parish
Ram's Supermarket Grocery Store (869) 469-7777 Central Charlestown
Shop-Rite Supermarket Grocery Store (869) 469-0818 Saint Paul Charlestown Parish
Slack's Liquor Store Beer, Wine, and Liquor Store (869) 469-0594 Charlestown
Superfoods Grocery Store (869) 469-1267 Saint Paul Charlestown Parish

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