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Arts & Crafts in Nassau

Bahama Art & Handicraft

If you're interested in picking up traditional Bahamian handicrafts from around the islands, this shop makes it easy. The paintings, jewelry, driftwood sculptures, handmade baskets and other pieces are the work of m…
Clothing in Nassau

Bahama Handprints

Actually on Ernest St, just behind the main Island Traders' Building, this boutique and factory outlet sells lovely, handmade interior-design fabric, clothes, accessories and furnishings. It's possible to tour the f…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Nassau

Plunder!

Eye patches, black flags, pirate tees and a good selection of pirate lit for buccaneering bookworms are to be had for the taking in this gift shop within the Pirates of Nassau museum.
Market in Nassau

Straw Market

Fronted by spruikers directing the cruise-ship crowds inside, this frenetic market has long been the go-to place for knock-off purses, souvenir T-shirts, and cheap, made-in-China straw goods. It's tacky and fun for …
Food in Nassau

Bahamas Rum Cake Factory

Thoroughly marinated in Ole Nassau Bahamian rum, these buttery little bundt cakes sell for BS$6.50, and up to about BS$18 for large ones in decorative tins. Pineapple, pecan and pina colada vie with the original, bu…
Food & Drinks in Nassau

Bacardi Outlet

Get your duty-free Bacardi rum (including the rare 16-year-old Reserva Limitada) and Bacardi-themed hats, towels, shot glasses and more at this two-story retail outlet. There's also a bar and restaurant, and opportu…
Fashion & Accessories in Nassau

John Bull

The flagship store of this Bahamian luxury-goods chain, which started out here in 1929, is worth popping into for its iconic status, even if you aren't in the market for a Rolex, Prada sunglasses or a snakeskin clut…
Jewelry in Nassau

Colombian Emeralds

Grass-green emeralds as big as your thumb set in all manner of jewelry, and countless other high-status trinkets, at this Caribbean-wide chain store.
Perfume in Nassau

Perfume Shop & Beauty Spot

A vast collection of designer sniffs and international cosmetics. Closed at the time of research, its future status is uncertain.