Huntington Beach Shopping
The sea soothes the soul—as does retail therapy. Dotting the Huntington Beach Pier and Main Street are souvenir shops stocking the perfect trinket to take Surf City USA home with you. A blend of California surf shops and both trendy and vintage boutiques for the ladies and the gents throughout downtown perfectly capture our laid-back luxury vibe—with Pacific City and 5th & PCH housing more than a dozen unique shops right along Pacific Coast Highway. Each neighborhood comes outfitted with its very own curated retail hub, like Bella Terra, and 5 Points Plaza.
Shopping with an oceanfront view--what's better than that? Pacific City is the newest shopping center in Huntington Beach with over 20 shops and endless ocean views. Brandy Melville, Urban Outfitters, Free People, H&M, Tommy Bahama, VISSLA, West of Camden, Stitch & Feather, Smocking Birds Baby & Children's Boutique, Seafolly, Francesca's, and Linksoul Lab have the latest head-to-toe fashions. Take home beach-inspired gifts, jewelry, and home decor from The Plantation, upscale salvage and architectural find from Heirlooms and Hardware, CherryHills Market, and eco-conscious clothing and homewares from Cariloha.
5th & PCH in Huntington Beach has stylish boutiques, surfer shops, and stores that offer various styles for all. Pick up the latest fashion for men and women at Forever 21 with some killer deals. Or snag a fashionable swimsuit at Jolyn's and Merrilee’s Swimwear. To enjoy Huntington Beach's endless summer sun, pick up some limited-edition sunnies at Chilli Beans to keep it shady. For surfboards, swimsuits and surf wear, check out Rip Curl.
With Jack's Surfboards on one corner and Huntington Surf & Sport on the other, Main Street is the best place to find surf fashions and gear. Get your cool on at American Vintage or 1 Look Vintage for jeans, rocker tees, retro dresses and boots. Model Citizen and Diane's Beachwear have swim and festival looks that work from morning waves to evening beach bonfires. If you're looking for beach sarong, hats and trinkets, head over to Beach Island.
Conveniently located at the 405 Freeway and Beach Boulevard in Huntington Beach – Surf City USA, Bella Terra offers a variety of shops. Look for trend-setting styles at Angl and No Rest For Bridget, plus tons of basics at Old Navy and Burlington Coast Factory. For those getting active in our sunny beach weather, check out REI, Huntington Surf and Sport, and Lorna Jane. And for the kids, Carter's and Justice offers stylish fashionable pieces. Barnes & Noble has all the books to take to the beach while Costco offers the best possible prices on a wide selection of merchandise products. There's also an ULTA with abundant selection of beauty items. Find the full directory here.
There are boutiques for every age at 5 Points. Find fashionable children's clothes at The Children's Place, Gap Kids, and babyGap. Teens love the edgy style at Tilly's and Zumiez. Resort, day, and evening styles are easy to find at LOFT, Chico's, and Charming Charlie. Outfit the whole family in classic GAP jeans and tops, right next to Big 5 Sporting Goods for active wear. And for the classic Vans shoes, check out Vans store for everything skateboarding.
Novelty shops dot the village, offering visitors quirky Dachshund items at Wiener Dog Store, Turkish trinkets at Anatolian Gift Shop, healthy living products at The Living Temple, roller gear at Surf City Skates, vintage and collectable toys at Kelly’s Toy Shop, cuckoo clocks at Elegance In Time Clock Shop, exclusive gowns at Layah’s Bridal Boutique, custom florals at Bloom-N-Lu, along with violins, violas, cellos, and music lessons at Bella Musica. Old World New Art houses the village’s resident glass blower.
South Coast Plaza
In neighboring Costa Mesa, South Coast Plaza is the largest shopping center on the West Coast, with $1.5 billion in annual sales. Most of its 275 retailers—from charming boutiques to major department stores—specialize in luxury offerings. SouthCoastPlaza.com
Ten miles south (16 kilometers) on Pacific Coast Highway from Huntington Beach stands the upscale Fashion Island, one of the largest open-air centers in the country. It boasts nearly 200 stores and restaurants on a hill overlooking the Pacific. ShopFashionIsland.com