Miss Mae's, on Dunmore Street (tel. 242/333-2002), lives up to its billing as one of the island's finest clothing boutiques. Briland's Androsia, on King Street (tel. 242/333-2342), sells the best selection of bathing suits; its bright batik fabrics are printed on the island of North Andros.

Blue Rooster, in the center of town (tel. 242/333-2240), along with the Shop at the Landing , offers what might be the island's most upscale and stylish collection of men's and women's clothing and casual eveningwear. Come here for something sporty and trim-looking to wear into a posh hotel's dining room, especially if the New England button-down look appeals to you. The Shop at the Landing, at the Landing Resort (tel. 242/333-2707), focuses on chic and wearable sportswear -- you know, the kind of outfit you might wear to a casual island cocktail party, a posh brunch, or a buffet dinner aboard a yacht.

Finally, check out Princess Street Gallery (tel. 242/333-2788; www.harbourislandgallery.com), where owner Charles Carey has restored an ancestral home and transformed it into a showcase to display works by local artists.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.