We have been a few times but will never go back to Nassau. It was bad before now it is downright ridiculous how bad the local vultures have got...you cant walk two feet (I am not exaggerating about the distance!) before you get crushed with....scooter rentals..buggie rides...cab...bus...Atlantis attractions...dolphin encounters..and pot! We almost had two cabbies fight over us to get... 更多
Prepare to be accosted- well, not in a negative sense, just that the vendors in the Straw Market will be wanting you to buy, buy, buy from them. You can get varied, and I mean price and quality, souvenirs. Don't be afraid to bargain either. There were other stores outside prepared to sell 3 for $10 t-shirts but the quality... 更多
Not everyone in my group loved the Straw Market but I found it to be exciting and fun! The locals who are selling their wares can be a bit overwhelming with their persistence. Most are kind and will not bother you if you say you are just looking. I ended up getting a straw purse, 3 shirts and a few... 更多
The Straw Market is not an open air market but a series of small stalls selling the same merchandise. Rare is the vendor of straw products made in the Bahamas, but you can buy goods from African countries and China. Barter, barter, barter.
Lots of the same things over and over and over again. I found that the souvenir stores just outside of the market had better quality t-shirts, hats, etc. That said, you still need to say 'you saw it' while in Nassau.
Stopped in as we were passing through Nassau. Typical tourist trap catering mainly to the cruise ships. Literally hundreds of small stalls all selling the same mass produced junk. Actually had a little kid try to pick my pocket. Luckily my pockets had buttons closed. On a positive note, the bathrooms were very clean.