Retail Therapy is a Dream on the Gold Coast

The Village Markets

Posted in Location & Attractions @ Sep 25th 2019 1:57pm - By Administrator

If shopping is one of your favourite pastimes or you are just looking to indulge a little on your Gold Coast holiday then you are in luck! We have some of the best shopping experiences at your fingertips.

If you delight in all that is quirky and unique, have a penchant for high fashion, love a good window shop, or are looking to get a jump start on your Christmas gift ideas you’ll love all of the wonderful shopping opportunities near our Surfers Paradise holiday apartments.

The Village Markets and James Street

Just a little way south of us in the beautiful and popular Burleigh Beach location you can find The Village Markets on the first and third Sunday of each month. Find beautiful creations from up and coming local designers and walk away with beautiful high quality purchases that you will treasure. From sustainable and eco friendly products, to unique kids and adult fashion, beauty, homewares, art and more, you won’t stopping by The Village Markets on your Gold Coast stay.

While you are in the area, it’s worth a stroll down to James Street where you will delight in the boutique shops lining the streets. From gorgeous coastal fashion, trendy kids clothes, swimwear and more you’ll have to possess some serious self control to resist the breathtaking finds up for grabs.

Make sure you stop by the wonderful little cafes and restaurants along the way for a coffee or a bite to eat, and then head up to Burleigh Hill to watch the surfers. See if you can spot a whale or some dolphins playing, and enjoy the breathtaking views as you walk around the headland to top it all off.

Pacific Fair Shopping Centre

The recently upgraded Pacific Fair Shopping Centre is sporting some serious tropical resort style vibes, and you’ll be blown away by the far from traditional indoor-outdoor shopping setup that feels like you’ve stepped into a 5 star resort lined with the very best stores and eateries.

Think Tiffany & Co, Sabo, Tigerlily, Prada, Sephora, Lululemon, Hugo Boss, Gucci, BVLGARI, Camila, Chanel, and so much more. There are of course all the big names such as David Jones and Myer, and you’d be hard pressed to find anything on your shopping list that you couldn’t source from one of the 400+ stores in the 153,000 square metre location.

After a relaxing afternoon induling in retail therapy, you can step across the road to the newly redeveloped Star Gold Coast casino for a meal, to catch a show or watch a game in the sports bar, or you can try your luck in the casino itself. There’s plenty on, with a stellar lineup of national and international artists performing. Check out what’s coming up at the Star here.

Surfers Paradise Shopping

Looking to stay close to your holiday apartments but still take advantage of incredible shopping opportunities? Luckily for you Surfers Paradise has no shortage of fantastic stores for you toperuseat your leisure. From the trendy surf shops lining the streets, to clever and quirky souvenirs. The beachfront markets are a great place to stop by to check out the clever handmade items, and grab a tasty morsel to enjoy with your ocean views.

You can also take your pick from Circle on Cavill, Chevron Renaissance, or the Paradise Centre in Surfers Paradise. Cavill Lane is the newest addition with selected fashion and food retailers. Soul Boardwalk is the open air shopping precinct just a few steps from the sandy Surfers Paradise beach. Without a doubt you’ll be spoiled for choice with all the wonderful shopping hotspots near Pacific Plaza Apartments.


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