Panama City Beach – Ellie Cominos’s top places to shop for beach stuff whether you are hoping to find……
the perfect gift for some-one special, hunting for bargains yourself, or simply looking for some great souvenirs from Panama City Beach, the chances are you won’t be disappointed.
With numerous beach and souvenir outlets, an ever-increasing selection of famous names, and an exciting variety of unique boutique and gallery options, Panama City Beach is the place to shop till you drop. Here are 5 of our top picks.
5. Ron Jon Surf Shop
Walking into Ron Jon’s, you immediately feel the surf vibe. Even if you have never been on a surfboard, you will love the huge selection of trendy apparel, casual home décor items, beach-inspired jewelry, surf gear and more. All the names are here – Billabong, O’Neill, Roxy, Quiksilver, and even Ron Jon’s own cool brand. Located conveniently in Pier Park and literally just a few steps from the beach, Ron Jon Surf Shop is one of Panama City Beach’s most exciting new additions.
Ron Jon Surf Shop is located at 16150 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach. Call ahead at (850) 233 8898.
4. Liz and Jane Clothes.
The creative birth of Liz & Jane Clothes began in 1989, after Liz moved to Panama City Beach and met Jane. What started as two friends operating out of Liz’s laundry room has today evolved into a popular clothing line with a national recognition. Liz and Jane Clothes has become a huge hit with women, thanks to their unique beach-style fashions and casual attire. Featuring vibrant colors and bold patterns, clothes, accessories and jewelry from the Liz and Jane collection make an ideal gift or treat for any occasion. The flagship store here in Panama City Beach offers a wide selection of these gorgeous pieces at reasonable prices.
Liz and Jane Clothes is located at 15616 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach. Call ahead at (850) 234 7522.
3. Shipwreck Mercantile Co.
One of Panama City Beach’s hottest shopping destinations, Shipwreck Mercantile Co. features a dazzling collection of swimwear, designer apparel, accessories, jewelry, surf styles and souvenirs to fit all budgets.
Consisting of both Shipwreck Shirts and Shipwreck Ltd, this 43,000 square foot shopping paradise has something for everyone. Shipwreck Shirts offers an extensive array of souvenirs and novelty items including airbrush, henna tattoo, gifts, sportswear, Panama City Beach t-shirts, toys and beach supplies. Shipwreck Ltd is the new designer fashion department for both men and women that features exciting labels in clothing, surf, swim, and footwear. Whether you are looking for a bikini to get you noticed on the beach, an outfit for a special evening, or a unique Panama City Beach souvenir, Shipwreck is your one-stop shop for all things fabulous.
Shipwreck Mercantile Co. is located at 10570 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach. Call ahead at (850) 233 6750.
2. Beach Scene.
Looking for a swimsuit? Beach Scene offers thousands (yes, thousands!) of options to choose from. With two Panama City Beach locations including a Pier Park store, Beach Scene features a style for every taste. From a polka dot bikini to a chic one-piece and everything in between, women will be amazed by the staggering number of choices available. Men will find an equally impressive variety of stylish shorts, from baggy board shorts to practical swim trunks. And little swimmers will love the mini versions of the grown up styles, including baby bikinis! In addition, Beach Scene features an exciting selection of footwear, jewelry, gifts and beach items.
Beach Scene is located at 10059 Hutchison Blvd, and 700 Pier Park Drive, Panama City Beach. Call ahead at (850) 233 1662 or (850) 233 4606.
- 1. Alvin’s Island Tropical Department Stores.
Alvin’s Island serves the entire Gulf Coast, with seven stores in Panama City Beach alone! This unique tropical department store chain features top name swimwear, beach gear, Panama City Beach apparel, gifts, home décor, novelty items and souvenirs. The flagship department store is the Magic Mountain Mall on Front Beach Road, and shoppers can expect to find just about any souvenir imaginable. When you need a break from shopping, check out the daily alligator and shark feedings. Add in personalized necklaces and custom embroidery, exotic birds and a mysterious mountain waiting to be explored, and you’ve got a full day’s shopping and entertainment in one place!
Alvin’s Island Magic Mountain Mall is located at 12010 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach. Call ahead at (850) (850) 234 3048.
Have fun exploring!