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 more interesting speciality shops in the area is Havana Humidor. This venue 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. For customers who want to call ahead of time, you can do so at (242) 363-5809.

A second option is Quantum Marina Village, which is found less than a mile away from Havana Humidor. Shop your heart's content at this duty free retailer of fine jewelry and genuine leather products. If you have questions, call them at (242) 363-1247.

Check out the following chart for a listing of specialty shops serving this area.

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

Looking for some clothing? Consider dropping by Piraña Joe -- which is located within 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. You can call them at (242) 326-8856.

Another place to consider is Gucci Store Atlantis -- which is located within a mile to the west of Piraña Joe. Imported from Italy, these fashion designer bags are a coveted product among women around the world, and this store at Atlantis sells them direct. They can be found on Crystal Court.

A third apparel shop you might enjoy is Escape at the Cove. Shop around at Escape At The Cove, and take a look at the skillfully made clothing that is sure to attract attention. If you have questions, try calling them at (242) 363-3000.

The chart below shows some key facts concerning the apparel shops located on Paradise Island.

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

Hungry? Tortuga Rum Cakes is located in central Paradise Island. In addition to rum cakes, this location sells chocolates, coffees, and other gifts. Customers can reach them at (242) 326-1680.

Another possibility is Original Swiss Sweet Shop, which is found 5.5 mi. (8.9 km) 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. You can reach them at (242) 327-5836.

You can look through the following chart if you want more information.

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

The table directly below provides you with some key facts concerning 7 other shopping locations in the area.

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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