Gold Coast Shopping
Modern department stores, world class shopping centres, boutique one-of-a-kind stores and colourful markets - the Gold Coast offers a unique shopping experience that caters to all budgets, style and tastes. If you’re a shop-a-holic and no holiday is complete unless your travel bags are full and heavy, then this article is for you. Keep reading for our run down on where to spend your next Gold Coast shopping adventure.
Gold Coast Shopping Centres
It’s easy to lose a day with the family at a Gold Coast shopping centre. You can find something to keep everyone entertained whether it's the latest blockbuster, a husbands creche or enough food and shopping choices to make your head spin - here are some must visit Gold Coast shopping centres.
Pacific Fair is centrally located in the heart of the Gold Coast adjacent to Jupiter's Hotel and Casino and the Broadbeach retail precinct. The $670million redevelopment is due for completion in mid-2016, which will make Pacific Fair will be one of Australia's top five shopping centres. The new vision includes luxury and high-street fashion, unrivalled dining and bar experiences, a world-class indoor/outdoor leisure and entertainment precinct and more than 400 specialty stores framed by tropical landscapes and gently flowing water.
Take your pick from over 350 shops and restaurants at Robina Town Centre. Just 15 minutes from Surfers Paradise and home to David Jones, Myer, Apple, Nespresso, Camilla, Sass & Bide, Carla Zampatti, Sheike, Seed and Queensland's first Zara. There’s also a lot of fun and entertainment to be found at the Robina Fair. Experience fun and adventure with AMF Bowling and M9 Laser Skirmish or sit back in the comfort of VMAX and Gold Class while watching the latest blockbusters on the big screen at their state of the art, Event Cinemas.
Chevron renaissance Shopping Centre
The recently reinvented Chevron Renaissance is now is an iconic Surfers Paradise shopping location. The re-imagined centre is a hub that’s certainly in tune with the emerging Gold Coast culture. A great place not only for the shopping but also for bars and restaurants. Shop here for exciting new fashion boutiques, cafes, street food, tea houses and so much more.
Boutique shopping on the Gold Coast
Shopping centres are fantastic, especially if you’re chasing retail chains but for that truly unique style or one-of-a-kind homewares then Gold Coast boutique shopping is a must.
Gold Coast Boutique Fashion - Toscana, Miss Darcy and Janine
A short walk from Surfers Paradise to Chevron island will reward the most discerning shopper with a true fashion delight. Toscana is an experience that offers personalised service and a trendy but practical wardrobe.
Head further abroad to Chirn Park to discover Miss Darcy to find that stunning outfit for a special function or event. Miss Darcy is relatively new to the Gold Coast shopping scene but has certainly made a mark.
Head to Main Beach to and discover Janine Edwards a retailer of directional fashion brands with an edge. Janine Edwards is making ripples in the fashion industry with the company bringing the best and most in-demand labels from the likes of Italy, Spain, Sweden and the United States. Love your fashion? Janine Edwards is a must shop location for you.
Boutique homewares and gifts
Your travel bag or suitcase should always be fuller when returning from a trip, right? If you’re anything like us then you can’t help but to get a little something for the home or the perfect gift for a close friend. Shopping on the Gold Coast for homeware and gifts is exceptional and you can find something to match your style; coastal, global, eclectic or modern. Try visiting; Hamptons Style at Sanctuary Cove, St Barts at The Brickworks South Port, Beach Furniture at Bundall or Suga Suga at Surfers Paradise - just to name a few.
Gold Coast Markets
The Gold Coast plays hosts to a diverse and compelling range of markets. From Australia’s biggest markets to the small and delightful, keep an eye out for Gold Coast markets when you holiday.
Carrara Markets are Australia’s biggest permanent markets. Offering visitors over 400 stalls and covering at least 10 acres, Carrara markets are a treasure trove for the curious. A popular day out with for the family Carrara Markets offers pony rides, jumping castles, fresh produce, bric-a-brac, arts and crafts and has long been heralded as the home of discount shopping.
Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets
Every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday night from 3pm-8pm you’ll discover the Surfer Paradise Beachfront Markets. A popular markets for treasure hunters, bargain spotters and after-dinner strollers. Here’ you’ll find jewellery, fashion, artworks, photographs and much more.
Broadbeach art and craft markets
Staying at the Regent for the first or third Sunday of the month? Then you should definitely head to the Broadbeach Art and Craft markets. With over 150 stalls of locally made crafts, fresh produce, preserves, cookies and cakes there is something for everyone stroll the markets from 8 am to to2:30 pm and be delighted.
More Gold Coast shopping
There are so many options to choose from if shopping is your to-do list when holidaying on the Gold Coast - we’ve only just started the surface. If you’re still looking for places to shop; there’s Cavill Avenue in the heart of Surfers Paradise, Harbour Town, Brickworks centre, Australia Fair, Ferry Rd Market and so much more. If you love your shopping then the Gold Coast is a treasure trove bound to keep you smiling.
When you stay at The Regent your shopping escapades are easily managed. Our handy Surfers Paradise location not only makes sure you're in walking distance of some of the best Gold Coast shopping experiences but you’re central to everything else.