Cruise Terminal Shopping
If you arrive in Barbados by cruise ship then you will find plenty of duty free shopping within the cruise terminal building at the Barbados Bridgetown Port.
At the cruise terminal in Barbados the culture of the island is featured with quaint chattel houses, movable carts and over 20,000 square feet of duty free shops each selling a vast array of goods and an excellent choice of gifts.
Within the cruise terminal building there is an abundance of shops, one of which is Diamonds International, who are one of the largest jewellery retailers in the Caribbean. They offer exquisite diamonds, either as loose pieces or already set in a piece of jewellery. Every store has a GIA certified gemologist who will provide you with a certificate of value with your purchase.
Diamonds International also sells watches from Mont Blanc, Piaget, Longines, Cartier, Ebel, Hublot, Piaget and Breitling. So treat yourself or a loved one to a classic piece of jewellery or a watch from Barbados Diamonds International.
You can also shop at Colombian Emeralds International within the Cruise Terminal Building, who is another jeweller of distinction. They sell quality emeralds, precious diamonds, and exclusive watches. All purchases come with a certificate of authenticity and a 90-day insurance plan. So make that purchase of a lifetime to last you a lifetime at Columbian Emeralds.
Another great store located within the Cruise Terminal Building is a branch of Best of Barbados, who sell gifts and souvenirs, which have been made or designed in Barbados. They also have an extensive range of unique items and handcrafts from the wider Caribbean region.
Here you will also find the Calypso Bakeries who sell a classic Caribbean present, which is a Calypso Rum Cake, which are freshly baked and then vacuumed sealed to give them a shelf life of 6 months without refrigeration. The cakes are sold in 4oz, 1lb and 2lb sizes and you have a choice of Vanilla, Chocolate, Coffee or Lemon and Ginger flavours.
The leading department store in Barbados, Cave Shepherd also has a branch within the Barbados Cruise Terminal Building. They offer a wide range of duty free products including electronics, perfumes, cosmetics, liquors, cigars and clothing.
One of the most popular duty free retailers in Barbados is Harrison’s, who also have a store within the Barbados terminal selling international perfumes and cosmetics from Lancome, Clarins, Elizabeth Arden, Estee Lauder, and Clinique. They also sell designer watches from Gucci, TAG Heuer, Christian Dior, Seiko, and Citizen.
If you are looking for sunglasses then they offer Oakley, Gucci and Ray Ban. In the leather department they carry goods from Fendi, SAK, and LAND. In the crystal department they carry goods from Waterford and Swarovski and also sell Lladro figurines. Harrison’s also have a great gift selection where everything is $10US duty free including pens, watches, scarfs, and wallets.
For the male travellers among you, there is one shop dedicated exclusively to the male traveller and that is The Male Cabin. Here you will find exclusive clothing with your vacation in mind, as they sell shirts, shorts, swim wear, belts, socks, sunglasses, straw hats and caps.
You will also find holiday clothing for sale at Local Colour and Trendy Styles who both specialise in beachwear. They sell swimsuits, swim shorts, bikinis, sarongs, aqua socks, beach bags, sunglasses, sandals, and tee shirts.
If you would like to purchase linens and crafts then visit Naris Linens and Arts. Here you can buy tablecloths, bedding, pillowcases, cushion covers in lace, cotton, satin and silk. In their art & craft section you will find gifts made from wood, brass, silver, stone, leather, copper and crystal.