This market consists of about 100 small shops that sell T-shirts, salt and pepper shaker, sea shells, and picture frames.....Most of the shops sell the same items, so going through a couple of them and you find yourself seeing the such items over and over again.
Great little shops to look at and find items to take back home. They are not as pushy as some straw markets I have been to. They also have a lot of restaurants nearby as well.
The locals are extremely helpful both in regards to giving you the best deals and helping you find locations/cross the street. Word of advice: if they ask for a price, ALWAYS say less. Example: My friend bargained a $45 mortar and pestle down to $20.
The market is poorly lit, stuffy, smelling of mold and musk and dust. The locals are trying hard to sell their wares, and some are quite pushy. Unfortunately most of the shops along the streets sell essentially the same wares, and the straw market is your only hope for some "local" wares. There are a lot of things that have... 更多
Great shopping area in close proximity to the cruise ships. Many options of vendors with hand made items. Lots of booths with souvenir items and t shirts as well. Loved shopping at the Del Sol store which was very large. Staff was extremely helpful. The shopping area also had lots of options for food and drink.
I was expecting to be able to purchase authentic Bahamian arts and crafts but so many things were made in China. Just about every booth had the same goods for sell. It was a waste of $20 for 2 people round trip. They had the same things available at the port. Also ensure that you get a ticket from the... 更多
It is best to bargain for what you want to purchase at the Straw Market. There are a wide variety of local goods, and friendly salespeople.