Panama City Beach Shopping Inspiration…

You already know Panama City Beach Fl is home to the World’s Most Beautiful Beaches… Endless miles of sugar white sand, crystal clear emerald water, and stunning blue skies, lined with tropical palm trees. BUT… You might not know it’s ALSO a fantastic place for some retail therapy, awesome bargains, and finding exclusive beachwear designs you won’t find anywhere else…

Here is a short (but very sweet) lowdown on 3 fantastic places to shop in Panama City Beach.

Alvin’s Island Tropical Department Store

alvins-island-panama-city-beachFor many years in Panama City Beach, this has been the go-to chain of stores for all things beach. Selling bikinis & swimwear, casual sportswear, and a huge variety of PCB souvenirs. This is a great place to pick up some gifts and souvenirs from shot glasses to t-shirts, and everything in-between. What’s a trip to Panama City Beach without a custom airbrush tee or henna tattoo? One thing that makes this shopping experience unique, is their flagship store, “Magic Mountain Mall”. What makes it so unique? Well, you can watch live shark & alligator feedings, every day! With 8 different locations along the beach, you’re sure to find anything you might have left behind.

Shipwreck Limited

If you are looking for tons of designer clothing, accessories, surf wear, and shoes, then you’ve found the right place! If you like to stand out from the crowd, then Shipwreck Limited is a great place to find exclusive designs from designers including Roxy, Billabong, Volcom, O’Neil, Christian Audigier, Spy, and Oakley. Located on Front Beach road, this is the perfect place to find all things beach. Shipwreck Limited is also equipped with an arcade, so the kids can stay entertained while you get some serious shopping taken care of! Feeling a little adventurous? Why not take advantage of the skim-board and surfboard rentals available in the store?

Pier Park

pier park panama city flTwo words: Shoppers Paradise! With over 1 million sq. ft. of shopping, dining, and entertainment including Ron Jon Surf Shop, Dillards, JC Penney, Old Navy, Marshalls, Jos. A. Bank, Forever 21, Coldwater Creek, Target, and over 150 unique, boutique stores! It’s easy to work up an appetite with all this shopping, but don’t worry – you can grab a bite to eat in any one of the dozens of restaurants, including Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville, Back Porch Seafood, Panera Bread, Five Guys Burgers and Fries. Pier Park is also a great place to bring the kids with the restored Miracle Strip at Pier Park with kiddie rides and other seasonal events! Located on Front Beach Rd across from the new Pier!