7 Best Places to Shop in Saba


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As the name suggests, you can get just about everything here. The shelves overflow with fabulous and eclectic regional crafts, local postcards, handmade jewelry, knickknacks, and souvenirs of every ilk. It's also connected to a small art gallery highlighting local artists.

Five Square Gallery

Fodor's choice

From watercolors of traditional houses to ocean-inspired sculpture, this gallery has the island's best selection of Saban and Caribbean art. You'll see lots of work here by internationally renowned local artist Heleen Cornet—ask about her pottery and painting workshops at her Troy Hill studio.

JoBean Glass

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Amiable artist-owner Jo Bean makes and sells delicate glass-bead jewelry, charming glass sea-creatures, wedding cake decorations, and sterling silver and gold pieces from her gallery/workshop. Half-day workshops in hot-glass bead work are available—they're a wonderful way to spend a morning out of the sun and sea and create a one-of-a-kind souvenir.

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This modern shop showcases works (often made using locally sourced materials) by talented crafters and artists who are part of an island collective. Look for dishes with fishes and other functional art for your home, candles, soaps, lotions, potions, and more—all artfully displayed and packaged with the environment in mind. Visit on Thursday afternoon, and you might see the Saba lace ladies at work. 

The Jewel Cottage

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Mark Johnson's extraordinary handmade jewelry is of the highest caliber. Precious stones are set in unique forms from nature, finely crafted in silver and gold. Island flora inspire botanical-form bracelets and earrings that will forever remind you of your visit to Saba.

Breadline Plaza

Saba's one and only mini-mall contains the Bizzy Bee Bakery, Eye Care Optical, and The Hideaway—an indoor and outdoor café. It's a central point for outdoor markets and celebrations and is home to the "I Love Saba" sign. 

Windwardside, Saba

Saba Artisan Foundation

Come to this charming cottage to buy hand-screened fabrics by the yard or crafted into clothes, bags, and home linens. The foundation also serves as a central location for buying the famous Saba lace as well as T-shirts and the infused rums known as Saba Spice. It's open weekdays only.