If you love a bit of ‘retail therapy’ enjoy the thrill of uncovering treasures on your holiday – seek out local boutiques and eclectic goods for a unique shopping experience.
There are several precincts across the Coffs Coast where you can spend a lovely day browsing, buying and relaxing with a coffee. From beautiful stores highlighting sustainable and eco-friendly products to modern centres with well-known brands, the Coffs Coast offers an exciting and varied range of retailers.
Venture into the City Centre arcades and laneways along Harbour Drive, in Coffs Harbour’s CBD. Here you’ll find many of the city’s most stylish boutiques and unique stores – plus an abundance of cafes and restaurants to refuel during your expedition.
Some favourite stores in the area include fashion boutiques Tallow & Tide, Uptown Local and Nik & She. Pop into Chalkies Skateshop for the latest skate gear or Coopers Surf if the beach is more your style. Red Sparrow Tea Company sells a wonderful range of loose leaf teas sourced from around the world. A lovely gift idea!
Under the Figtrees in Sawtell’s buzzy café strip, First Avenue is home to some lovely boutiques. Selling locally designed jewellery, homewares, shoes and clothing amongst well-known brands. Find fashion at First Avenue Boutique, Brooke George and Miss Minnies. Pick up a beautiful bunch at Flowers on First. And be swept away by the past at Bella Cosa Antiques – just to mention a few!
Woolgoolga offers beachside chic with an increasingly diverse range of locally owned boutiques. Presenting everything from ethically-produced lifestyle clothing to beautiful homewares and surfwear, plus excellent cafes and specialist Asian grocery stores. ‘Must dos’ include Feather & Nest, Botanicus, That Beach Shop, Lalu Lalu, Natural Elements Store, XS Surf and Eco Threads.
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The Coffs Coast boasts several large modern shopping centres featuring popular ‘big brands’ and many excellent specialty shops. From north to south in the region, these centres include Moonee Marketplace at Moonee Beach, Park Beach Plaza and Coffs Central in Coffs Harbour, and Toormina Gardens close to Sawtell.