Shopping on New Providence Island

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Home to the largest Straw Market in the Caribbean, Paradise Island allows visitors to experience shopping like a true islander.  But, this is also one of the busiest and tourist-centric island in the Bahamas, so you'll also find shopping malls, trendy boutiques, and art galleries abound.

Gifts and Souvenirs

If you enjoy shopping for souvenirs or gifts consider visiting John Bull Nassau, which is situated in Nassau, New Providence Island. Serving in the Bahamas for over eighty years, John Bull is a official retailer of Rolex and many other name brand watches and jewelry. They are situated at 284 Bay Street.

Take a moment to read the following table to see gift and souvenir shops in this area.

Gifts and Souvenirs On New Providence Island
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 area's more interesting specialty retailers is Vincent D'Aguilar Art Foundation. This venue is found within downtown Nassau. With hopes of honoring and promoting the works of Bahamian artists, collector Vincent D'Anguilar set up a foundation and gallery where locals and visitors can explore the pieced on display a well as learn about the creators and art as a whole. They are situated on Virginia Street.

Another good option is Aitken Imaging: Photography, Sign Shop and Frame Art, which is located 1.6 mi. (2.5 km) to the southeast of Vincent D'Aguilar Art Foundation. Aitken Imaging is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. Guests will be able to find them at 17 Madeira Street.

Hillside House Gallery: The gallery is open Tuesday - Friday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. They're on #25 Cumberland Street.

Glance through the chart below for more information about your options.

Specialty Shops On New Providence Island
Name Type Phone Location
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
Colombian Emeralds Paradise Island Jewelry Store (242) 363-0347 1.5 mi. East-Northeast of 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
Doongalik Art Gallery (242) 394-1886 1.5 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown Nassau
Goldie's Jewellers Jewelry Store 322-5013 Nassau
Graycliff Cigar Company Tobacconist and Cigar Shop (242) 302-9150 Downtown Nassau
Havana Humidor Tobacconist and Cigar Shop (242) 363-5809 1.3 mi. East-Northeast of 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
Vincent D'Aguilar Art Foundation Art Gallery (242) 325-1957 Downtown Nassau
Wildflowers Events & Occasions Florist 325-1676 Nassau

Clothing and Apparel

Enjoy shopping for clothing? Consider dropping by Del Sol Nassau -- which is found in downtown Nassau. Del Sol sells mainly T-Shirts and hats that color themselves in when they are in direct sun light. These offerings come in black and white prints of such pictures as butterflies, ninjas, dragons, and tropical scenery. Guests will be able to find them on Bay Street.

Another good option is Cariloha Nassau -- which is found within a quick walk 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. Find them at 29 Bay Street.

A third place to consider is Piraña Joe. There's something wild about each piece of clothing and accessory you purchase from Pirana Joe -- quite like the company's owners who thrive on adventure and the outdoors. Stop in and take a shop on the wild side. If you would like to call ahead, do so at (242) 326-8856.

Take a minute to read the following table to see apparel shops available.

Clothing and Apparel On New Providence Island
Name Type Phone Location
A La Plage Boutique (242) 363-7263 1.5 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown Nassau
Bijoux Terner Boutique (242) 393-5560 2.0 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown Nassau
Buttons Bridal and Formal Wear Formalwear Store (242) 327-8896 0.8 mi. West of Central Cable Beach
Cariloha Nassau Boutique (305) 677-9587 Downtown 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
Gucci Store Atlantis Clothing Accessory and Handbag Store (242) 363-5823 1.2 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown 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
Piraña Joe T-Shirt Shop (242) 326-8856 1.5 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown 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
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

Want to check out some local food offerings? Burn's Liquor Store is located in Nassau, New Providence Island. Browse the incredible selection from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Guests will find them on Marathon Road.

Another possibility is Island Wines & Spirits, which is located to the of Burn's Liquor Store. This shop commonly keep spirits, wines, and beers on hand in addition to energy drinks, sodas, water, cigarettes and drinking accessories. They're located on Mackey Street.

Tortuga Rum Cakes: In addition to rum cakes, this location sells chocolates, coffees, and other gifts. Call them at (242) 326-1680.

Be sure to look at the chart below for more information about your options.

Food and Grocery Stores On New Providence Island
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 Nassau, Eastern part of New Providence Island
Centerville Food Market Grocery Store 322-1852 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
Mystical Nutrition Center Nutrition and Body Care Store 322-3814 Nassau
Nassau Grocery Grocery Store (242) 809-2356 2.5 mi. East of Central Nassau
New Swiss Pastry Shop Bakery (242) 394-7283 Nassau
Original Swiss Sweet Shop Bakery (242) 327-5836 0.2 mi. East-Southeast of Central Cable Beach
Super Value Grocery Store -- 0.8 mi. West of Central Cable Beach
Tortuga Rum Cakes Bakery (242) 326-1680 1.5 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown Nassau
 

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