Fodor's Expert Review Port Lucaya Marketplace

Lucaya Plaza/Square/Piazza

Lucaya's capacious and lively shopping complex is on the waterfront across the street from the Grand Lucayan and Memories Beach Resort and Casino. The outdoor shopping center, whose walkways are lined with hibiscus, bougainvillea, and croton, has more than100 well-kept, colorfully painted establishments, among them waterfront restaurants and bars, water-sports operators, and shops that sell clothes, silver, jewelry, perfumes, and local arts and crafts. The marketplace's centerpiece is Count Basie Square, where live entertainment featuring Bahamian bands appeals to joyful nighttime crowds every weekend. Lively outdoor watering holes line the square, which is also the place to celebrate the holidays: a tree-lighting ceremony takes place in the festively decorated spot at the beginning of December and fireworks highlight New Year's Eve, the Fourth of July, and Bahamian Independence Day, July 10th. In February 2015, Port Lucaya Marketplace changed owners and began implementing $2... READ MORE

Lucaya's capacious and lively shopping complex is on the waterfront across the street from the Grand Lucayan and Memories Beach Resort and Casino. The outdoor shopping center, whose walkways are lined with hibiscus, bougainvillea, and croton, has more than100 well-kept, colorfully painted establishments, among them waterfront restaurants and bars, water-sports operators, and shops that sell clothes, silver, jewelry, perfumes, and local arts and crafts. The marketplace's centerpiece is Count Basie Square, where live entertainment featuring Bahamian bands appeals to joyful nighttime crowds every weekend. Lively outdoor watering holes line the square, which is also the place to celebrate the holidays: a tree-lighting ceremony takes place in the festively decorated spot at the beginning of December and fireworks highlight New Year's Eve, the Fourth of July, and Bahamian Independence Day, July 10th. In February 2015, Port Lucaya Marketplace changed owners and began implementing $2 million of renovations and upgrades, including a lineup of new restaurants and shops.

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Plaza/Square/Piazza Market/Bazaar Store/Shop/Mall Silversea Cruise

Quick Facts

Sea Horse Rd.
Lucaya, Grand Bahama Island  Bahamas

242-373–8446

www.portlucaya.com

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: Daily 10–6. Restaurants, bars ,and some shops remain open at night

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