Guide to Shopping in Destin Florida

Shopping Heaven Waits in Destin, Florida

Crystal Beaches, sunshine, beautiful breezes and all the shopping a heart can desire. Destin, Florida has so many malls, plazas and stores to choose from. It is a shopping paradise with a wide variety of merchandise and atmospheres. Many offer more than just shopping, so you can enjoy yourself in the stores while the family plays.
Many of the local hotels will transport you to the scenes. Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort will also provide daily tram service to Destin shopping. Staying at Embassy Hotel includes a two room suite, a $50 gift certificate to Silver Sands, complimentary breakfast, shuttle service to the mall (Just mention booking SHO).

DESTIN COMMONS open air town centre at the East of the city, Destin
This mall is fun for the whole family. Not only are there stores a plenty for the shopper, but there is a mini train ride for the kiddies at $3 a ride, a nautically themed outdoor playground with lighthouse, sandcastle, and 9 foot shark and an outdoor interactive 49 head fountain that dances on command. There is also the Rave Motion Pictures Cinema for 14-screens for your viewing pleasure. Hours Monday Thursday 10am to 9pm, Friday and Saturday 10am to 10pm and Sundays from 11am to 7pm.
Stores range from department to specialty shops: Art galleries & supplies 2, home furnishings 3, specialty/gifts 10, apparel and accessories 36, shoes 5, sports goods 2, jewellery 7, electronics and music 3. See www.destincommons.com for a complete listing of stores.

SANTA ROSA MALL 300 Mary Esther Boulevard, Fort Walton Beach
Another mall fun for the whole family, Fasttrack Go-Karts, Aladdins Castle arcade and United Artists 10-screen theatre. Hours Monday and Tuesday 10am to 6pm, Wednesday thru Saturday 10am to 9pm and Sunday noon to 6pm.
Stores again are varied for all your needs: accessory stores 16, shoe 14, department 4, bath health and beauty 10, etc. While the family plays pamper yourself in the many nail and hair salons available. See www.santarosamall.com for a complete listing of stores.

DESTIN’S HARBOUR WALK Hwy 98 East, Destin
At the foot of the Destin Bridge with specialty shops, art stores & galleries, and great restaurants, you will find a full day of shopping opportunities. Alongside the boat ramps and piers for an atmosphere shopping like no other. See www.harborwalkdestin.com for a complete listing.

SHORELINE VILLAGE MALL Corner of Hwy 98 and Gulfshore Drive, Destin
A courtyard shopping mall with dozens of specialty shops and eateries.

SMITH’S ANTIQUES MALL 12500 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin
Large, red-painted shopping mall represents a wide range of antique dealers. It is the largest antique mall in the Emerald Coast area. Hours are Monday thru Saturday 10am to 6pm, Sunday 1pm to 5pm.

SILVER SANDS FACTORY STORES 10562 Emerald Coast Parkway, Destin
It boasts itself as the nation’s largest designer outlet centre. You want the designer look without the prices this is the place to go. Aeropostal, Banana Republic, Polo Ralph Lauren, Timberland, Tommy Hilfiger and some much more. Over 100 shops for your every desire, see www.silversandsoutlet.com for a complete listing. Hours March thru December: Monday thru Saturday 10am to 9pm, Sunday 10am to 6pm. January and February: Monday thru Saturday 10am to 7pm and Sunday noon to 6pm.

VILLAGE OF BAYTOWNE WHARF 9300 Emerald Coast Pkwy W, Destin
Inside the Sandestin Resort, a pedestrian waterfront with two dozen shops from the quaint boutique, eateries to lively nightclub.

PERSPICACITY 2236 E. Co. Highway 30A, Seaside
An open-air market with cabanas and canvas umbrellas featuring casual, trendy fashions and accessories.

MERCHANTS OF DOWNTOWN SEASIDE, County Road 30-A, Seaside
A wide variety of eclectic shops, boutiques and art galleries.

MARKET SHOPS AT SANDESTIN 9375 Hwy 98 W, Destin
More than 30 boutiques and eateries, a leisurely stroll for apparel, art, gifts, toys, jewellery, shoes and more.