Port Lucaya Marketplace
Many island sightseeing tours include a stop at the Port Lucaya Marketplace, along with other notable points of interest like the Rand Nature Center, St. John’s Jubilee Cathedral, and the Bahamian Beach Club. While primarily a shopping destination, the market also offers carriage rides, dance lessons, steel-drum bands, and strolling musicians that come together to create a festive scene.
Things to Know Before You Go
The Port Lucaya Marketplace is a must for first-time visitors to Grand Bahama.
The market is accessible to wheelchairs and strollers.
ATMs are available.
How to Get There
The Port Lucaya Marketplace is located about a 10-minute ride from the airport, and is easily accessible by foot from anywhere within Freeport. You’ll find a helpful map of the area on the market’s website.
When to Get There
Marketplace businesses keep their own hours—the majority are open during the day. Bands take to the stage in Count Basie Square on most nights of the week.
Dining at the Marketplace
The Port Lucaya Marketplace is one of the best spots on the island to sample local flavors. Highlights include daiquiris served in coconut shells, conch fritters, freshly cracked lobster, and seasonal fruits.
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