Shopping on Paradise Island

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Some of the trendiest, most luxurious, and high-end shopping in the Bahamas can be done on Paradise Island.  Between the Shops at Atlantis and the Marina Village, you'll be able to stock up on high fashion, jewelry, house wares, fragrances, and more, and thanks to this being a duty free port, you can do it all at low prices. 

For a more down-to-earth shopping experience, check out the Craft Center which is located right near the bridge from New Providence to Paradise Island.  You'll find a lot of great souvenirs here that commemorate your time in the Bahamas. 

And, if you can't get enough of, take the bridge over the Nassau and continue your shopping adventures there.  In addition to malls and boutiques they have the largest Straw Market in the Caribbean where you can stock up on local crafts and souvenirs. 

Specialty Shops

One of the popular speciality shops in the area is Havana Humidor. This store is located in central Paradise Island. As the name may suggests, Havana Humidor carries Cuban Cigars, in addition to local and international ones. If you do decide to buy a Cuba Cigar, remember that no Cuban products are allowed into the United States, and could be confiscated. Visitors can call them at (242) 363-5809.

Another option is Quantum Marina Village, which is located 0.3 mi. (0.5 km) to the east-southeast of Havana Humidor. Shop your heart's content at this duty free retailer of fine jewelry and genuine leather products. You can call them at (242) 363-1247.

The table directly below enables you to get a few details regarding the 8 specialty shops on Paradise Island.

Specialty Shops On Paradise Island
Name Type Phone Location
Colombian Emeralds Paradise Island Jewelry Store (242) 363-0347 Central Paradise Island
Doongalik Art Gallery (242) 394-1886 Central Paradise Island
Havana Humidor Tobacconist and Cigar Shop (242) 363-5809 Central Paradise Island
Paradise Blue Surf Shop Surfing Gear Store (242) 363-7263 Central Paradise Island
Park Lane Jewelers Jewelry Store (242) 363-1234 Central Paradise Island
Quantum Marina Village Jewelry Store (242) 363-1247 Central Paradise Island
Solomon's Mines Coral Towers Jewelry Store (242) 363-3616 Central Paradise Island
Solomon's Mines Royal Towers Jewelry Store (242) 363-5256 Central Paradise Island

Clothing and Apparel

Enjoy shopping for clothing? You might want to try Piraña Joe -- which is located in central Paradise Island. 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. To talk to them, call (242) 326-8856.

A second shop to consider is Gucci Store Atlantis -- which is located within a mile to the west of Piraña Joe. Take advantage of your duty free shopping options by picking up any of the products in Gucci's numerous lines. Everything from clothing to hand bags, shoes, watches, and other accessories are available. Find them on Crystal Court.

A third apparel shop you might enjoy is Escape at the Cove. Escape at the Cove sells a variety of artfully made clothing from internationally renowned designers, as well as jewelry and other apparel. Try calling them at (242) 363-3000.

A variety of apparel shops on Paradise Island are shown below.

Clothing and Apparel On Paradise Island
Name Type Phone Location
A La Plage Boutique (242) 363-7263 Central Paradise Island
Calypso Carousel Boutique (242) 263-0380 Central Paradise Island
Escape at the Cove Boutique (242) 363-3000 Central Paradise Island
Gucci Store Atlantis Clothing Accessory and Handbag Store (242) 363-5823 Central Paradise Island
Piraña Joe T-Shirt Shop (242) 326-8856 Central Paradise Island
Sunglass Shack Sunglasses Shop -- Central Paradise Island

Food and Grocery

Want to check out some local food offerings? Tortuga Rum Cakes is found within central Paradise Island. If there is one dessert that the Caribbean is known for, it is a rum cake. This decadent dessert has been made by many people around the world, but the one that encompasses the flavors best loved on the Bahamas comes from Tortuga Rum Cakes. If you want to know more, call them at (242) 326-1680.

A second possibility is Original Swiss Sweet Shop, which is located approximately five and a half miles (approximately nine kilometers) to the west of Tortuga Rum Cakes. Trained in Switzerland and other countries in Europe, owner and executive pastry chef Armin Wernli has just the right experience needed to create Swiss-style breads, pastries, cakes, and other desserts. To talk to them, call (242) 327-5836.

Review this table to learn more.

Food and Grocery Stores On Paradise Island
Name Type Phone Location
City Market Fruit and Vegetable Market -- 0.2 mi. South West of Central Cable Beach
Green Convenience Store Convenience Store -- 3.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central Nassau
Liquid Courage Beer, Wine, and Liquor Store (242) 327-2202 0.7 mi. West of Central Cable Beach
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 Central Paradise Island

Other Retail

Take a moment to read the table just below to learn about 7 other miscellaneous shopping venues on Paradise Island.

Other Types of Shopping On Paradise Island
Name Type Phone Location
Bahama Craft Center Shopping Center -- 0.3 mi. Northeast of Central Potters Cay
Cable Beach Shopping Center Shopping Center -- 0.1 mi. South-Southwest of Central Cable Beach
Le Perfumerie Cosmetics and Perfume Store -- Central Paradise Island
Marina Village Shopping Center -- Central Paradise Island
Paradise Blue Surf Shop Surfing Gear Store (242) 363-7263 Central Paradise Island
Paradise Shopping Plaza Shopping Center -- Central Paradise Island
Shoppes of Cable Beach Shopping Center -- 0.7 mi. West of Central Cable Beach

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