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Port Lucaya Marketplace

Seahorse Road | On Bell Channel bay, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
+1 242-373-8446
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Port Lucaya Marketplace is the largest shopping, dining and entertainment open air facility in the Bahamas, with over forty specialty stores and boutiques, sixteen restaurants to tempt any palate and four bars/lounge for late night entertainment. The Marketplace boasts of a wide variety of Duty Free stores, two generously stocked Straw Markets, two Craft Centres and Push Carts filled with Bahamian craft and souvenir items. Visit our famous Coconut & Fruit Daiquiri Stand & Daddy Brown's Conch and Seafood Stand for authentic Bahamian Island treats. Our famed Count Basie Square, now called the Marketplace Square, will have you dancing to Bahamian and International music all night long. So please make every effort to visit Grand Bahama's only shopping paradise where we have it all!
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good37%
  • Average30%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“straw market” (257 reviews)
“lots of shops” (62 reviews)
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Seahorse Road | On Bell Channel bay, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
+1 242-373-8446
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice spot to take some colorful holiday photos and buy some souvenirs. Don't forget to negotiate the price ;-)

Thank SKindi
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was our 1st cruise ever, a short 4 day trial run to the Bahamas to see if we could handle a longer one, or if we would even like it. In a nutshell, this was one of the few places to visit at this...More

Thank kriss4travel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great shops and restaurants. I recommend Agave for dinner and Island Yogurt for desert. The straw market shopping was fun too. We went one night to hear the band, great atmosphere.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing special, all stands are pretty much same, with the same items nothing to choose. Nice people though

Thank Sylwia P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing much to shop there ... except the straw market for local souvenirs if it's what you are looking for

1  Thank Chaverot
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beautiful Port Lucaya Marketplace has independent shops and famous brands alike. The pastel colours, the 'hut' type buildings, the music and the sunshine makes the shopping experience more relaxing. Please make sure you look all around as it is small and you'll be able...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lucaya was a great experience. We shopped during the day and returned at night to enjoy the live bands playing in the court yard that is surrounded by multiple bars. The dancind was great and the people were a lot of fun. Deffinitely a place...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was Sunday so the place was basically deserted. Would say need a lot more places to get water as it was so hot. The Columbia emeralds place was very nice.

Thank Connie F
Reviewed 1 week ago

shopping for local goods Mostly a lot of places with pretty much the same stuff but good way to spend a half dy letng the wives get there shopping done.

Thank Allen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled here on a non-boat day and the place was very empty, though it was nice that many places remained open. We walked around and through a few shops but we aren't really shoppers so there wasn't much that interested us. We did stop...More

Thank Ted N T
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12 May 2017|
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Response from ASWINTH | Reviewed this property |
Its also available in the airport and the passenger terminal for the ships
Deborah P
9 May 2017|
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Response from vicapica | Reviewed this property |
In the car, about 10min.
Susan C
21 February 2017|
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Response from thombennett33 | Reviewed this property |
A previous visitor (from Sweden) answered this question correctly. However, if you return to the island for a longer stay, many of the hotels provide a shuttle to and from the market daily. Enjoy!