Top 7 Popular Hot Spots for Shopping along the Emerald Coast!

Shopping on the Emerald Coast

Shopping in Santa Rosa Mall
Santa Rosa Mall is a premier shopping center in Mary Esther, Florida. The mall offers shopping, dining and entertainment for all ages. Anchored by Macy’s, Sears and Forever 21, Santa Rosa Plaza features over 120 specialty stores including, Abercrombie & Fitch, Aldo, Kay Jewelers and Victoria’s Secret. Bright and open, this mall is only minutes from Fort Walton Beach and offers one-stop shopping. A large food court is easy to get in and out of and has plenty of seating. Just beyond it is a carousel that’s a perfect distraction for fidgety children. Benches are located along the main corridors, providing a resting place for weary spouses, and the whole place is punctuated by potted greenery. Prominent stores include Belk, Dillard’s, Sears, JC Penney, Old Navy, Gap, Victoria’s Secret and Radio Shack. If you love shopping, you’ll love a visit to Santa Rosa Mall! Santa Rosa Mall is located at 300 Mary Esther Blvd, Mary Esther, FL 32569

Shopping in HarborWalk Village
Downtown Destin is known for a bustling fishing industry with world-class seafood dining and nightlife. Tucked back in the far south corner of the historic harbor lies Destin’s HarborWalk Village. This family-friendly destination plays host to upscale dining and shopping, overshadowed only by the scenic views of the Gulf Coast. Find dozens of eclectic stores throughout HarborWalk Village, including “Bricks & Boards” toy store and “Del Sol”, an apparel outlet specializing in color changing clothing and accessories! HarborWalk Village is located on the water in Downtown Destin at 10 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL 32541

Shopping in Destin Commons
With the addition of the south wing, Destin Commons has grown into an absolutely massive outdoors mall, complete with 20 restaurant/food stores, 65 retail shops, and all-ages entertainment! A majority of the shopping is apparel and accessories, but Destin Commons is a bit of a mixed bag, with shops like “Brookstone” offering cutting edge comfort items, and “Bass Pro Shops” supplying top of the line outdoor gear and knick-knacks. Destin Commons is located at 4100 Legendary Dr, Destin, FL 32541.

Shopping in Silver Sands Premium Outlets
Silver Sands Premium Outlets is no ordinary strip mall. Over 90 retail shops and restaurants provide days worth of shopping in Miramar Beach, Florida! Found just minutes from the beach, the “outlets” make for an exciting attraction with 25% to 60% off deals every day on designer and name brands. From “TaylorMade Golf” to “Tommy Hilfiger”, Silver Sands’ shopping selection fits a wide variety of interests. Many shoppers go for the discount designer apparel from such names as “Coach”, “Michael Kors”, and “Oakley”, but even dad won’t mind stepping through shops like “Bose” and “Fossil”. Silver Sands Premium Outlets is located at 10562 US-98, Destin, FL 32550.

Shopping in The Village of Baytowne® Wharf
The Village of Baytowne® Wharf, with its restaurants, nightlife offerings, attractions, festivals, parades, concerts and other special events, is much more than just a shopping center. The exciting Village takes visitors back to old-Florida, with tin roof buildings and bay views. Over 16 unique retailers (which shouldn’t be missed) highlighting Emerald Coast fashions and design are located in the Village, along with Aloha Surf Company, American Doll, a Lilly Pulitzer Signature Store, Baytowne Jewelers, Coconut Kids, The Candymaker and Toys & Treasures. The charming village, located on the banks of the Choctawhatchee Bay, is close to the most of My Vacation Haven homes & condos, and shuttles run there regularly from the resort. The village is also home to Baytowne Adventure Zone’s zip line and ropes course, arcades, a carousel, playground and 22 restaurants and nightlife venues. The Village of Baytowne® Wharf is located inside the Resort in Miramar Beach, FL.

Shopping in Grand Boulevard
Deep in the heart of Miramar Beach lies Grand Boulevard. The “Miramar Beach Shopping Mecca” is packed with shopping, dining, and fun things to do. Approximately 15 minutes east of the Destin town limit, Grand Boulevard is easy to find, located just off highway 98. Grand Boulevard is home to fancy boutiques for children and adults, laid out in an upscale outdoors atmosphere. Its shops sell beauty products, home furnishings, décor, wine, and men, women and children’s clothing. Examples include Brooks Brothers, J. Crew-at-the-beach, Chico’s, Tommy Bahama, The Orvis Company and Billabong. There is also a 10-screen movie theater, art galleries, salons and a park, all set in a pedestrian-friendly layout. Restaurants include some of Emerald Coast’s fine dining options like P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, Tommy Bahama’s Restaurant & Bar and Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, and recent addition The Craft Bar, etc..Grand Boulevard is located at 600 Grand Boulevard, Suite 203 Miramar Beach, FL 32550.

Shopping along 30A
Even the locals love to shop on Scenic 30-A! The fact is shopping in Santa Rosa Beach, FL is like going on a treasure hunt. The unique attitude and styles of each beach neighborhood on Scenic  30-A is showcased and sold in every local store. While other people head to the mall for retail and get a none-of-a-kind at full price, you could uncover a treasure as unique as a snowflake when you explore the shops on Scenic 30-A in Santa Rosa Beach, FL! Find your new favorite place to shop on Florida’s Emerald Coast. Click here for more info.

My Vacation Haven features more than 140 Emerald Coast vacation rentals in Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort, Destin, Tops’l Beach and Racquet Resort, 30A, and surrounding South Walton areas. My Vacation Haven is known for its personalized customer care and awesome guest discounts for area attractions and businesses. For beachside fun at its best, every accommodation includes complimentary beach chairs, an umbrella, sand toys and a boogie board for guest use. For your convenience My Vacation Haven is located in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin® Town Center. Our Rentals are available for a whole week or just for a short weekend. Check out our wonderful selections and see our great rental rates available this time of the year. Call up your friends and family and start making plans to come down for an awesome visit. You will be glad that you did!

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