Shopping in Nassau

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As busy tourist hot-spot, Nassau's shopping opportunities range from the traditional straw markets to a string of duty free shops along Bay Street, and even a few malls.  The type of goods you're hoping to bring home with you will dictate the best spots for your shopping trips.

The Straw Market is something of a tradition in Nassau.  This is where you'll find nearly 500 local vendors selling handmade goods, local products, food and drink, and even doing hair.  Your best chance at getting good deals on duty free products like jewelry, rum, and clothing in on Bay Street, and finally don't pass up small art studios you encounter for some awe-inspiring pieces of fine art. 

Gifts and Souvenirs

If you're hoping to find some souvenirs or gifts consider visiting John Bull Nassau, which is found within northern Nassau. John Bull offers a selection of watches and jewelry that come direct from the manufacturer, as well as a large selection of designer clothing and authentic leather products. Additionally, the store is duty free, the prices are less than they would be in other nations. They are situated at 284 Bay Street.

The table right below provides more details regarding 6 gift and souvenir shops located in Nassau.

Gifts and Souvenirs In Nassau
Name Type Phone Location
Arcade Liquor Nassau Duty Free Store -- Downtown Nassau
Express It Yourself Gift Baskets Gift Baskets and Care Packages Shop 356-0432 Nassau
John Bull Nassau Duty Free Store (242) 302-2800 Downtown Nassau
Maury Roberts Duty-Free Duty Free Store -- Downtown Nassau
Suntime Sunglasses Shop (242) 677-9434 2.0 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown Nassau
Todhunter Mitchell Duty-Free Duty Free Store -- Downtown Nassau

Specialty Shops

One of the popular specialty retailers in the area is Vincent D'Aguilar Art Foundation. They're located within downtown Nassau. Art education is important to Vincent D'Anguilar Art Foundation, so much so that in addition to displaying local and even international artwork, they also offer a lending program to display local artwork in other galleries around the world. You can find them on Virginia Street.

Another good option is Aitken Imaging: Photography, Sign Shop and Frame Art, which is located 1.6 mi. (2.5 km) away from Vincent D'Aguilar Art Foundation. The name Aitken has become synonymous with exquisite photography, impeccable taste, personalized service and integrity. They are available to [photograph weddings and other special events. They're at 17 Madeira Street.

Hillside House Gallery: Artist Antonius Roberts is a sculptor who focuses on how indigenous materials in order to preserve the history of the Bahamas. His gallery showcases his work, hoping to inspire others to do their own preservation as well. They are situated on #25 Cumberland Street.

You can look through the table just below if you want more information.

Specialty Shops In Nassau
Name Type Phone Location
Accessory Haven Jewelry Store 393-8317 2.0 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown Nassau
Aitken Imaging: Photography, Sign Shop and Frame Art Art Gallery (242) 325-1771 1.2 mi. Southeast of Downtown Nassau
Amanda's Flowers & Ceramics Florist (242) 393-7977 Nassau
Cartier Boutique Jewelry Store (242) 302-2882 Downtown Nassau
Coin Of The Realm Coin Shop (242) 322-4862 Downtown Nassau
Colombian Emeralds Bay Street East Jewelry Store (242) 326-4745 Downtown Nassau
Colombian Emeralds Bay Street West Jewelry Store (242) 326-4745 Downtown Nassau
Cultural Gallery And Studio Art Gallery -- Downtown Nassau
Diamonds International Jewelry Store -- Downtown Nassau
Diamonds International Bay Street East Jewelry Store (242) 322-1851 Downtown Nassau
Goldie's Jewellers Jewelry Store 322-5013 Nassau
Graycliff Cigar Company Tobacconist and Cigar Shop (242) 302-9150 Downtown Nassau
Hillside House Gallery Art Gallery (242) 322-7678 Downtown Nassau
Hoffersport Sporting Goods Store (242) 322-8537 Nassau
Little Switzerland Jewelry Store (242) 322-8521 Downtown Nassau
New Providence Art & Antiques Art Gallery -- Nassau
Outdoor Sportsman Sporting Goods Store (242) 393-9049 2.0 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown Nassau
Quantum Nassau Jewelry Store (242) 328-5005 Downtown Nassau
Vincent D'Aguilar Art Foundation Art Gallery (242) 325-1957 Downtown Nassau
Wildflowers Events & Occasions Florist 325-1676 Nassau

Clothing and Apparel

Want to shop for some clothing? You might want to visit Del Sol Nassau -- it's found in downtown Nassau. For a unique gift for someone at home, or just for yourself, try some of Del Sol's unique clothing and accessories that change color in the sun! They are situated on Bay Street.

A second good option is Cariloha Nassau -- which is located just a few steps away from Del Sol Nassau. Step into this unique boutique where all the clothes are made out of bamboo! This material is softer and cooler to wear than traditional cotton, making incredibly comfortable, especially in the hot Caribbean sun. You can find them at 29 Bay Street.

Another clothing shop you might enjoy is Rachel's Boutique. High end fashion made by Rachel's Boutique is on display and for sale, where you go when you want to be sure that your clothing choices stand out. The property can be found at 187 Wulff Road.

Lots of the apparel shops located in Nassau are summarized in the chart below.

Clothing and Apparel In Nassau
Name Type Phone Location
1999 Broadway Women's Clothing and Accessories Store (242) 394-8282 2.0 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown Nassau
Bijoux Terner Boutique (242) 393-5560 2.0 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown Nassau
Cariloha Nassau Boutique (305) 677-9587 Downtown Nassau
Creative Tees Signs & Banners T-Shirt Shop 677-9476 Nassau
Del Sol Nassau T-Shirt Shop (305) 677-9587 Downtown Nassau
Fashion Hall Women's Clothing and Accessories Store (242) 393-4807 2.0 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown Nassau
Fendi Store Clothing Accessory and Handbag Store (242) 322-6300 Downtown Nassau
Flaunt It Women's Clothing and Accessories Store 328-2111 Nassau
Glamorous Girls Boutique Boutique (242) 361-0364 Nassau
Gucci Store Nassau Clothing Accessory and Handbag Store (242) 325-0561 Downtown Nassau
J-Z Tees T-Shirt Shop (242) 393-4043 2.0 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown Nassau
John Bull Marathon Men's Clothing Store (242) 393-4406 2.0 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown Nassau
John's Shoe Store Shoe Store (242) 361-6876 Nassau
Rachel's Boutique Boutique 325-4415 Nassau
Splashdance Clothing Store (242) 328-3661 1.8 mi. East of Downtown Nassau
Sports Centre Nassau Swimwear, Beachwear and Sportswear Store (242) 393-7979 2.0 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown Nassau
Sun Tee Shirts T-Shirt Shop 393-2862 Nassau
Suntime Sunglasses Shop (242) 677-9434 2.0 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown Nassau
The Athlete's Foot Swimwear, Beachwear and Sportswear Store (242) 394-6905 2.0 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown Nassau
Velvet Hanger Women's Clothing and Accessories Store (242) 341-3170 Nassau

Food and Grocery

Hungry? Burn's Liquor Store is situated in northeastern Nassau. Browse the incredible selection from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. They're on Marathon Road.

A second option is Island Wines & Spirits, which is found mi. ( km) from Burn's Liquor Store. Stop in between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Visitors can find them on Mackey Street.

You can look at this table if you want more information.

Food and Grocery Stores In Nassau
Name Type Phone Location
Bottles Up Beer, Wine, and Liquor Store 324-1469 Nassau
Burn's Liquor Store Beer, Wine, and Liquor Store (242) 394-6792 2.0 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown Nassau
Cable Beach Liquor Store Beer, Wine, and Liquor Store 327-8686 Northeastern part of Nassau
Centerville Food Market Grocery Store 322-1852 Nassau
Centerville Food Store Grocery Store -- 0.8 mi. Southeast of Downtown Nassau
General Nutrition Center Nutrition and Body Care Store (242) 394-2180 2.0 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown Nassau
Island Wines & Spirits Beer, Wine, and Liquor Store 394-0632 Nassau
Jimmy's Liquor Store No. 2 Beer, Wine, and Liquor Store 393-0630 Nassau
Jimmy's Liquor Store No. 3 Beer, Wine, and Liquor Store 341-0044 Nassau
K & J Wholesale Liquor Store Beer, Wine, and Liquor Store 392-0011 Nassau
Mandy's French Bakery Bakery (242) 394-8388 Nassau
Meat Max Grocery Store (242) 361-8996 Western part of Nassau
Mystical Nutrition Center Nutrition and Body Care Store 322-3814 Nassau
New Swiss Pastry Shop Bakery (242) 394-7283 Nassau
The Cookie Hut & Bake Shop Bakery 341-1840 Nassau
 

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