Shopping in Road Town

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Shopping in Road Town centers on Main Street where visitors will find a nice mixture of duty free luxury goods and local arts and crafts.  This town is not considered a top shopping destination, however, tourists are sure to be pleased with the availability and variety of products that tend to be favored in the Caribbean.

As mentioned, Main Street is the main shopping area, but you'll also be able to find more goods in areas known as the Plaza and the Corner.  These last two areas are better to hit up if you're looking for those locally hand crafted items, while Main Street is the best spot for deals on imported items.  Although each shop sets its own hours, expect to see them open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday. 

Specialty Shops

One of the more popular speciality shops in the area is Blue Water Divers. They're located in Nanny Cay, 1.9 mi. South West of central Road Town. The daily dives are decided with the help of the divers themselves, taking into account skill level and the sites that participants are yearning to see. If you're looking for something specific, try calling them at (284) 494-2847.

Another good option is We Be Divin, which is located two miles (three kilometers) to the northeast of Blue Water Divers. The shop offers a wide range of services. Not only do they sell snorkeling, scuba, and beach gear, but they offer a collection of scuba diving education and PADI certification services, and private dive trips with less than six guests per boat. Guests can reach them at (284) 494-4320.

Tortola Surf Camp: This is a unique and organized surf camp. Six visitors are welcome at a time, coming together for amazing experiences daily. If you want to call ahead of time, you can do so at (866) 421-9283.

Some specialty shops in and around Road Town are shown in the following table.

Specialty Shops Around Road Town
Name Type Phone Location
Blossom's Florist Florist (284) 494-3906 Downtown Road Town
Blue Water Divers Dive Shop (284) 494-2847 Nanny Cay, 1.9 mi. South West of Central Road Town
Tortola Surf Camp Surfing Gear Store (866) 421-9283 4.2 mi. East of Central Road Town
We Be Divin Dive Shop (284) 494-4320 Downtown Road Town

Clothing and Apparel

Enjoy shopping for clothing? You might want to visit Kenny Tees -- it's located in downtown Road Town. When you just aren't finding the right souvenir t-shirt for you, stop into Kenny Tees. Here, they can embroider or print whatever image, design, or slogan you want on any of your clothing items and even some other souvenir items for a low price. Customers can contact them at (284) 494-6527.

Another good option is Pusser's Road Town Company Store -- which is located a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer) from Kenny Tees. The Pusser's Company store's center around the sailing and Caribbean lifestyle, and all their products tend to relate one way or another to this. From pastel color shirts and Bermuda Shorts, and to sailing jackets, the items are both comfortable and stylish. You can call them at (284) 494-2467.

The table directly below shows a few details concerning the 8 apparel shops in Road Town.

Clothing and Apparel In Road Town
Name Type Phone Location
Bolo's Department Store Department Store (284) 494-2867 Downtown Road Town
Caribbean Department Store Department Store (284) 494-3627 Downtown Road Town
J & C Department Store Department Store (284) 494-3121 Downtown Road Town
Kenny Tees T-Shirt Shop (284) 494-6527 Downtown Road Town
People's Shoe Store Shoe Store (284) 494-6863 Downtown Road Town
Pusser's Road Town Company Store Boutique (284) 494-2467 Downtown Road Town
Said Departmentt Store Department Store (284) 494-2686 Downtown Road Town
Serendipity Boutique & Gift Shop Boutique (284) 494-5865 Downtown Road Town

Food and Grocery

Looking for some food? Tico Wine & Spirit Merchants is found in downtown Road Town. Tico's is open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. If you have questions and want to call before you go, do so at (284) 494-2211.

A second possibility is Rite Way, which is found 0.6 mi. (1.0 km) to the northeast of Tico Wine & Spirit Merchants. Stock up on all of your grocery needs as well as health and beauty, child care products, and alcohol with one of the island's leading supermarkets. They also offer provisioning. If you want to call ahead, you can do so at (284) 494-2997.

Supa Valu: A top grocer and provisioning service, Super Valu will help you stock up on all of your groceries and beverages without over charging. You can call them at (284) 494-3600.

You can look through the table below for more information about your options.

Food and Grocery Stores In Road Town
Name Type Phone Location
Bobby's Supermarket Grocery Store (284) 495-2140 Downtown Road Town
La Baguette Bakery & Pastry Shop Bakery (284) 494-5717 Downtown Road Town
Nature's Way Ltd / Nature's Nectar Organic / Health Food Store (284) 494-6393 Downtown Road Town
OneMart Superstore Grocery Store (284) 494-4649 0.7 mi. Northeast of Downtown Road Town
Rite Way Grocery Store (284) 494-2997 0.6 mi. Northeast of Downtown Road Town
Supa Valu Grocery Store (284) 494-3600 0.3 mi. Northwest of Downtown Road Town
Tico Wine & Spirit Merchants Beer, Wine, and Liquor Store (284) 494-2211 Downtown Road Town
 

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