Spend Your Sand Dollars at Wrightsville Beach

When you need a break from the sun, you'll find everything from open-air, pedestrian-friendly shopping villages and local surf shops to chic beach boutiques. Known for its quantity and variety of both upscale and budget-friendly shopping options in and around town, Wrightsville Beach is the place to visit if you live to shop.

Island Style

Update your vacation wardrobe at Hallelu Boutique, where women's beach fashions include rompers, dresses, swimwear, accessories and more. A go-to for everything including men, women and children's clothing, sunglasses, souvenirs, beach gear and fishing supplies, REDIX has been serving the island's beach needs since 1969. Browse for unique, handmade necklaces made from prehistoric Megalodon teeth discovered just offshore by local SCUBA divers at The Workshop.

Surf the Shops

Area surf shops not only supply the island with surfing gear but are stocked with everything from beachwear and sunglasses to hats and flipflops. Surf City Surf Shop features surf supplies, clothing and apparel including brands like Quicksilver, Vans, Billabong, Reef, Patagonia and more. The Annex Surf Supply within Surf City Surf Shop embraces the surf culture with local art and apparel as well as boutique surf brands. Visit the South End Surf Shop for beach gear and surf supplies, then head upstairs to SUNday's Cafe for handcrafted coffee drinks, smoothies and snacks. Sweetwater Surf Shop was established in 1976 and is still run today by a family of long-time locals.

Retail Therapy

Shop, dine and relax at Lumina Station, just across the bridge from Wrightsville Beach. This shopping village is home to a collection of locally owned boutiques as well as spas, restaurants and cafes. From jewelry and art to gifts and clothing for the entire family, shop and relax at Lumina Station in a beautiful setting surrounded by fountains and sculptures.