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 area's interesting speciality shops is Doongalik. This shopping venue is located in central Paradise Island. The Doongalik Art Gallery goes back as far as 1970, opened with the intention of showcasing Bahamian art, culture, and heritage to the public. The property can be found at 20 Village Rd.

Another good option is The Current, which is found 4.9 mi. (7.9 km) to the west of Doongalik. Baha Mar features The Current -- a lively, interactive art gallery and studio center. Guests of the resort and artists from all over come together for exhibitions, workshops, and more. The property is located at 1 Baha Mar Blvd.

Havana Humidor: Shop around at the Havana Humidor, where they have the largest selection of cigars on the island, as well as accessories. Visitors can contact them at (242) 363-5809.

Glance through the following table if you want more information.

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
The Current Art Gallery (242) 788-8000 1.0 mi. Southeast of Central Cable Beach

Clothing and Apparel

Hoping to find some new clothing during your vacation? You might want to visit Piraña Joe -- it's 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. If you would like to call ahead, do so at (242) 326-8856.

Another option is Escape at the Cove -- which is located 0.3 mi. (0.4 km) from Piraña Joe. Shop around at Escape At The Cove, and take a look at the skillfully made clothing that is sure to attract attention. Visitors can call them at (242) 363-3000.

A third option for clothing is Gucci Store Atlantis. 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. You will be able to find them on Crystal Court.

The following table lists some details regarding the apparel shops in or near Paradise Island.

Clothing and Apparel On Paradise Island
Name Type Phone Location
A La Plage Boutique (242) 363-7263 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
The Shoe Village Shoe Store (242) 351-3274 2.8 mi. Northwest of Central Nassau

Food and Grocery

Need to pick up some food supplies? Tortuga Rum Cakes is situated in central Paradise Island. In addition to rum cakes, this location sells chocolates, coffees, and other gifts. If you're looking to call before making reservations, do so at (242) 326-1680.

Another place to consider is Original Swiss Sweet Shop, which is located 5.5 mi. (8.9 km) from 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. If you have questions and want to call before you go, do so at (242) 327-5836.

You can look at the following chart for more information.

Food and Grocery Stores On Paradise Island
Name Type Phone Location
Green Convenience Store Convenience Store -- 3.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central 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 Central Paradise Island

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