10 Best Art Galleries, Outdoor Markets, and Souvenier Shops in Jamaica

Amber Nolan

By , Travel Expert at Large, Jamaica
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From all the shops and stores on the island of Jamaica, 10Best narrows the options to those places with best values, variety, and quality items including several duty-free destinations and markets with numerous vendors. We deliver a carefully vetted selection to let you explore Jamaica shopping on your own. These places promise a stellar experience and a taste of Jamaica that you just can't miss.

Handmade crafts like wood carvings, jewelery, and straw bags and hats can be found in several outdoor markets like the Old Fort Craft Market (housed in a 17th Century building), and Island Village in Ocho Rios. Souvenirs shops abound...  Read more »

  • 1

    Ahhh Ras Natango

    More than a place to shop for art, Ahhh Ras Nantango's garden is stunning and the staff makes visitors feel like family.

    Local Expert Tip: "They are usually closed on Saturdays."

  • 2

    Things Jamaican

    This growing company represents items made in Jamaica that represent the culture.

    Local Expert Tip: "You can also shop online. "

  • 3

    Harmony Hall

    More than 100 of Jamaica's finest artists and artisans are represented in this gallery.

    Local Expert Tip: "Harmony Hall also has cottage for vacation rentals. "

  • 4

    Devon House

    This shopping experience in a historical mansion offers high-end clothing, local artwork, and souvenirs.

    Local Expert Tip: "Be sure to stop by the Brick Oven (Devon House Bakery). "

  • 5

    Gallery of West Indian Art

    This shop not only offers Jamaican artwork, but Haitian and Cuban artists as well.

    Local Expert Tip: "You may also purchase works online."

  • 6

    Taj Mahal's

    This duty-free shopping mall has a mix of name brand items and Jamaican souvenirs.

    Local Expert Tip: "Be aware that on Sundays, they are only open when cruise shops are in port. "

  • 7

    Island Village

    With a funky, island vibe and beachfront locations this is a convenient stop for souvenirs.

    Local Expert Tip: "Bring your bargaining skills."

  • 8

    Old Fort Craft Park

    Get your dose of history while supporting the local artisans.

    Local Expert Tip: "Take time to explore the fort and read the historical placards."

  • 9

    Half Moon Shopping Village

    With a close proximity to MoBay, this easy stop offers a little of everything for shoppers.

    Local Expert Tip: "Check out the Royal Stocks British pub when you finish shopping and get yourself a proper pint. "

  • 10

    Tuff Gong

    Part shop and part recording studio, this is a must visit for music lovers and Bob Marley fans.

    Local Expert Tip: "Tours are available but will set you back a startling $250. "



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