Posted on November 26, 2021
It’s never too early to make your list and get a jump on holiday shopping. With all of the local shops and boutiques along the Alabama Gulf Coast, you’re sure to find the perfect gift all your friends and family.
The Wharf in Orange Beach has a multitude of shops that cater to any age and any style. Get your shoe fix at stores like Sand Dollar Lifestyles and Seaside Shoes & Swim and find some cute accessories to match. The locally owned and operated store Shades carries some of the most popular brands of sunglasses and casual apparel around if you’re looking to buy. And don’t be surprised if you’re greeted by their furry friend! Did we mention they’re pet friendly?
Speaking of pets, make sure to check out Good Dog Boutique. They carry the area’s largest selection of dog gift items and always encourage shoppers to bring their dog in with them to peruse the store. At least you’ll know if they like their gift!
For the avid fisherman, Huk might be the place to be. Whether you’re more of a freshwater fisherman or like to spend your weekends casting a net, they have the fishing gear you need. Even if you’re just starting out, you’ll look like a pro sporting their apparel.
Later on, head down to High Cotton Bath Company where they offer over 50 chemical-free base products and over 200 fragrance oils. Customers are welcome to create their very own bath and body products or choose from any of their premade soaps and scrubs.
Sanroc Cay Marina is another popular entertainment district with high end shopping and dining located just down the road in Orange Beach as well. They have a great selection of everything you need for a sunny day at the beach.
If you are looking for a few more options travel a little more inward until you reach Tanger Outlets in Foley. Designer brands as far as the eye can see and year-round discounts are what you’ll find at this shopping center.
It has everything from Michael Kors and Polo Ralph Lauren to Bath & Body Works and Direct Tools and no matter the season you’ll always find an eager crowd looking for the next hot item.
Whether you’re a local or a visitor passing through town on your way to the beach, you’ll want to make a quick stop to enjoy all that Tanger Outlets has to offer, and grab a warm Starbucks coffee while you’re at it – perfect for these cooler temps.
Around the holidays folks from all over the country make their way down to take part in the fall and Christmas deals that each store offers during the season. It’s the perfect day out with the whole family or have a day to yourself and see what you can find.
While we might be known for our beautiful white sand beaches, you’ll be surprised at what hidden treasures await and there’s only one way to find out. Book a vacation rental and shop while you’re here!