7 shops in Nassau and Paradise Island
Whether you are looking for new wardrobe essentials, luxury jewellery or unique souvenirs from the Bahamas, Nassau and Paradise Island offer many enticing shopping opportunities. Here we present our edit of the best stores to explore while there
A La Plage
A La Plage specialises in the ultimate Bahamian wardrobe. Shop swimwear, cover-ups, tunics, dresses, shoes, hats and other accessories for the best in beach-to-bar dressing. The store stocks an impressive array of international designers including Heidi Klein, Sofia by Vix, Lotus London and, for accessories, Ashiana London.
A La Plage, Marina Village, 1 Casino Drive, Paradise Island, Bahamas, +1 242 363 7947
Those looking for jewellery or luxury watches should be sure to visit Colombian Emeralds. Whether you are would like to invest in emeralds or want to purchase other fine jewellery, including diamonds, sapphires or pearls, the store’s exceptional services and high-quality products will ensure you won’t be disappointed. The store also offers an impressive range of luxury timepieces including offerings from Raymond Weil, Hublot and Longines.
Colombian Emeralds, 240 Bay Street, Nassau, Bahamas, +1 242 322 2230
Founded in 1929, John Bull is one of the premium shops in the Bahamas. Synonymous with elegance and quality, the store offers an impressive edit of more than 200 brands across leather, timepieces, jewellery, perfume and cosmetics. Shop for big names such as Chanel, Cartier and Gucci and pick up some truly luxurious souvenirs. John Bull is also the official Rolex retailer in the Bahamas.
John Bull, 284 Bay Street, Nassau, Bahamas, +1 242 322 4253
Those looking for special souvenirs from the Bahamas should head to the Diamond Center. The store carries exclusive products from top jewellery brands. With years of experience and top-quality services, the Diamond Center has built up a legacy of trust that makes it one of the most popular stores on the island.
Diamond Center, 1 Casino Drive, Paradise Island, Bahamas, +1 242 3631 3117
The Versace store is a go-to for those coveting the glamorous aesthetics of this Italian label. The store carries the Versace Jeans Couture, Versus Versace and Versace Sport clothing lines. In addition to this, the boutique is perfect for picking up new summer souvenirs, from sunglasses and watches to jewellery, shoes, handbags and fragrance.
Versace, Crystal Court Shops, Atlantis Paradise Island, 1 Casino Drive, Paradise Island, Bahamas, +1 242 363 5831
Sunglasses are the ultimate summer style accessory. Those wishing to update their collection, or add to it, should make a beeline for the Sunglass Shack, which offers an impressive selection of designer shades for both men and women. A pair would make a perfect souvenir of the Bahamas. Shop designer looks from Dior, Dolce & Gabbana, Chanel and Ralph Lauren, among others.
Sunglass Shack, International Bazaar, Bay Street, Nassau, Bahamas, +1 242 323 2063
Dooney & Bourke
Offering a broad range of fashion accessories for men and women, including handbags, travel accessories, watches and jewellery, Dooney & Bourke is a great place to invest in American style. For many of its accessories, the brand uses carefully sourced European leather which is crafted at some of the best factories in the world, making this one of the best places to purchase leather goods in the Bahamas.
Dooney & Bourke, 284 Bay Street, Nassau, Bahamas, +1 242 302 2800