Port Lucaya Marketplace Tours
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A commercial hub spread across 9.5 acres (3.8 hectares), the Port Lucaya Marketplace is one of Freeport’s most popular attractions. After browsing dozens of handicraft vendors and specialty stores, unwind at one of the restaurants or bars, then head to Count Basie Square—the heart of the market—for live Bahamian music.
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.
Address: Sea Horse Road on Bell Channel Bay, Freeport, Bahamas
2 Tours and Activities to Experience Port Lucaya Marketplace
Hit all the highlights of Freeport in a single day with this tour that includes stops at the Rand Nature Center, the Port Lucaya Marketplace, and St. John's Jubilee Cathedral, among others. Get access to the Bahamian Beach Club for water sports and lounging on the soft sand. Hotel pickup and drop-off in Freeport included.
Visit a perfumery, an island brewery and an outdoor bazaar on this 3-hour excursion in Freeport. Follow your local guide through a beer-tasting tour with unlimited samples as the Bahamian Brewery. Shop at the Port Lucaya Marketplace for souvenirs of your Bahamian vacation, including the locally-crafted batik fabrics and straw bags. Visit the Perfume Factory to blend your own fragrance of purchase some of the ready-made Bahamian blends.
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