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're hoping to find some souvenirs you might want to try Bahamia Store, which is located in downtown Nassau. Bahamia opens daily at 9:00 a.m. and closes at 6:00 p.m. The property can be found on Bay and Frederick Streets.

Another option is John Bull Nassau, which is found a short distance of Bahamia Store. 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 can be found at 284 Bay Street.

Still another option is Pure Caribbean. If you want to bring some flavor back with you when you leave the Bahamas, stop by Pure Caribbean where you can purchase various herbs, teas, and sauces. Just be sure your destination's customs rules, especially when it comes to plant life.

Many gift and souvenir shops located on New Providence Island can be seen below.

Gifts and Souvenirs On New Providence Island
Name Type Phone Location
Arcade Liquor Nassau Duty Free Store -- Downtown Nassau
B&S Cable Beach Liquors Duty Free Store -- 0.8 mi. West of Central Cable Beach
Bahama Palm Gift and Souvenir Shops (242) 323-3380 Downtown Nassau
Bahamia Store Gift and Souvenir Shops (242) 356-4512 Downtown Nassau
Big Kahuna Gift and Souvenir Shops (242) 326-2684 Nassau
Business & Gift Center Gift and Souvenir Shops 377-1809 Nassau
Caves Liquor Store Duty Free Store -- 1.5 mi. West of Central Cable Beach
Esquire Liquors Duty Free Store -- Downtown Nassau
Fornof Novelties & Gifts Gift and Souvenir Shops (242) 393-4043 2.0 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown Nassau
Gifts Plus Gift and Souvenir Shops 325-6220 Nassau
Gifts Remembered Gift and Souvenir Shops (242) 394-5458 2.0 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown Nassau
Hallmark Gold Crown Gift and Souvenir Shops (242) 393-6166 2.0 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown Nassau
John Bull Nassau Duty Free Store (242) 302-2800 Downtown Nassau
Levis Liquor Duty Free Store -- 4.1 mi. South West of Central Cable Beach
Maury Roberts Duty-Free Duty Free Store -- Downtown Nassau
Pure Caribbean Gift and Souvenir Shops -- Downtown Nassau
Sammy's Liquors Duty Free Store -- 4.1 mi. South West of Central Cable Beach
Shelly's Personalized Gifts Gift and Souvenir Shops (242) 394-6601 2.0 mi. South-Southeast of 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 speciality shops in this area is Vincent D'Aguilar Art Foundation. They're located in 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. They're on Virginia Street.

Another option is Aitken Imaging: Photography, Sign Shop and Frame Art, which is found 1.6 mi. (2.5 km) to the southeast of Vincent D'Aguilar Art Foundation. Aitken Imaging is a Bahamian-owned provider of auto wraps, banners, decals and signs, as well as professional photography. Utilize any of their services to help maximize your company's publicity. Mr. Andrew Aitken is a photographer and runs the photography and frame art business; the sign shop is run by his son, Drew, and his son Troy is also a photographer. They're located at 17 Madeira Street.

Airbrush Junkies: Regular operating hours are from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 1:00 to 9:00 p.m. The property can be found on Marathon Road.

Be sure to look through the following table for specialty shops that you'll find in this area.

Specialty Shops On New Providence Island
Name Type Phone Location
Airbrush Junkies Art Gallery (242) 394-1003 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
Antonius Roberts Studio and Gallery Art Gallery (242) 327-7562 Downtown 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
Effy Jewelers Frederick Street Jewelry Store (242) 326-5931 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
Hoffersport Sporting Goods Store (242) 322-8537 Nassau
Morley's Art Studio & Gallery Art Gallery 361-6006 Nassau
New Providence Art & Antiques Art Gallery -- Nassau
Vincent D'Aguilar Art Foundation Art Gallery (242) 325-1957 Downtown Nassau

Clothing and Apparel

Enjoy shopping for clothing? You might want to visit Del Sol Nassau -- it's located 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 shop to consider 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. They can be found at 29 Bay Street.

A third option for clothing 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're looking for something specific, call them at (242) 326-8856.

Lots of the apparel shops located on New Providence Island are summarized in the following chart.

Clothing and Apparel On New Providence Island
Name Type Phone Location
Adam & Eve Women's Clothing and Accessories Store 394-5767 1.8 mi. East 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
Del Sol Nassau T-Shirt Shop (305) 677-9587 Downtown Nassau
Escape at the Cove Boutique (242) 363-3000 1.2 mi. Northeast of 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
Glamour Girls Boutique (242) 394-5516 2.0 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown 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
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
Ross Department Store 323-2009 Nassau
Sports Centre Nassau Swimwear, Beachwear and Sportswear Store (242) 393-7979 2.0 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown Nassau
Sports Centre Paradise Island Swimwear, Beachwear and Sportswear Store (242) 394-7660 1.8 mi. East 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
The Bag Lady Clothing Accessory and Handbag Store (242) 394-4314 2.0 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown Nassau

Food and Grocery

Got the munchies? Burn's Liquor Store is found in Nassau, New Providence Island. This company produces a number of local brands which they keep in stock. You'll also find all of your favorite international brands on he shelves as well. The property is located on Marathon Road.

A second possibility is Island Wines & Spirits, which is found mi. ( km) from 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 are situated on Mackey Street.

Tortuga Rum Cakes: In addition to rum cakes, this location sells chocolates, coffees, and other gifts. If you want to call before making reservations, you can do so at (242) 326-1680.

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

Food and Grocery Stores On New Providence Island
Name Type Phone Location
Archer's Bakery & Deli Bakery (242) 341-4393 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
Captain's Cabin Liquor Store Beer, Wine, and Liquor Store (242) 393-2812 Nassau
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
Gourmet Market Grocery Store 327-1067 Nassau
Harding's Food Store Grocery Store 393-6423 Nassau
Island Wines & Spirits Beer, Wine, and Liquor Store 394-0632 Nassau
Liquid Courage Beer, Wine, and Liquor Store (242) 327-2202 0.7 mi. West of Central Cable Beach
Mystical Nutrition Center Nutrition and Body Care Store 322-3814 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
Purity Bakery Bakery (242) 302-3000 Nassau
Tortuga Rum Cakes Bakery (242) 326-1680 1.5 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown Nassau
 

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