Avalon Beach Blog
Located just of Scenic Gulf Drive in Destin’s popular Miramar Beach, Avalon Beach provides a private paradise for beach lovers. Aside from cozy vacation homes, upscale community amenities, and beach access, this coastal neighborhood is conveniently close to a number of shopping malls. Not only can vacationers take advantage of the beauty and entertainment of the Emerald Coast, they can also enjoy a guilt-free shopping day!
The Destin Commons, Silver Sands Premium Outlets, and Grand Boulevard are all within quick driving distance from Avalon Beach. Check out what these great shopping malls have to offer!
Only 10 minutes from Avalon Beach, the Destin Commons is an incredible outdoor shopping center. With over 50 stores and boutiques, you will find it easy to shop ‘til you drop! The variety of stores offers a great selection of goods – from clothes and shoes, beauty products, accessories, outdoor gear, sports equipment, and more. Be sure to check out all the shops, which include everything from Express, Loft, Earthbound Trading Company, and Sephora. The Destin Commons is also home to a number of restaurants, where visitors can enjoy casual dining with family and friends. A renovated play area, mural art walk, and seasonal events provide fun all year long and add to the laid-back vibe of the shopping center. Before you leave, don’t forget to catch a movie at the AMC theater or challenge your friends to a friendly bowling tournament at the bowling alley.
Silver Sands Premium Outlets
Welcome to Silver Sands Premium Outlets, an impressive discount designer shopping center on the Emerald Coast. Boasting over 110 designer and name-brand outlet stores, there is nothing you can’t find at this premium shopping destination. The outlets offer everything from clothing to sporting goods to housewares. Stores like Coach, Michael Kors, Kate Spade, Vera Bradley, Nike Factory Store, and more will have you loosening your purse strings! An afternoon at this open-air mall is a great way to follow up a morning at the beach. And when you’re done shopping, be sure to grab a bite at one of the delicious dining options available.
Grand Boulevard prides itself as a “grand experience in every sense”, and it certainly is! This sprawling shopping center features retail shops, signature restaurants, and office space. Shoppers will find apparel, jewelry, home furnishings, and creative artworks among Grand Boulevard’s boutiques and specialty shops. If you need a break from shopping, you can choose from the huge selection of popular food options, like Another Broken Egg, The Craft Bar, and P.F. Chang’s. Grand Boulevard also provides plenty of coastal entertainment options, from art shows to Theatre Thursdays to Wellness Wednesdays. Finally, the one-of-a-kind Boulevard 10 movie theater is an experience you don’t want to miss. This theater includes 10 movie screens, a Big-D auditorium, and Ovation Dining Room that will excite your senses.
Vacationing in Avalon Beach? Stop by one (or all!) of these shopping centers when taking a break from the sun and beach!