Golden Isles Shopping Guide

Where to Shop for Gifts in the Golden Isles

Whether you’re shopping for the holidays, looking for the perfect birthday gift or just in the mood to treat yourself, you’ll find unique gifts and goods all around the Golden Isles. We’re home to boutiques, outlets, jewelers and outfitters who stock everything from home decor to culinary delights, sports gear, island souvenirs and more.

Below, a guide to the best places to shop in the Golden Isles.

Clothing

Update your look, or pick up a gift for a friend, at boutiques on St. Simons Island like TIBI, which brings New York fashion to the Golden Isles. Or drive five minutes down the road to Just Between Us, an upscale take on a classic consignment shop with lightly used designer labels and brand name goods. And don’t forget the kiddos. Bailey Boys, also on St. Simons Island, is a family-owned clothing store with the cutest Southern-inspired outfits perfect for family pictures on the beach.

Jewelry & Accessories

Purchase a pièce de résistance. You’ll find watches and fine jewelry at Cunninghams in Historic Downtown Brunswick, which has more than 100 years of experience designing, engraving and delighting. Golden Isles Bracelet Co. on St. Simons Island is another go-to spot for the best accessories, including the original St. Simons Signature Bracelet. For sunglasses—because it’s essential to look stylish in the sand—check out Seaside Sunglasses on Jekyll Island.

Sports & Outdoor Gear

Shopping for an outdoor adventurer? Look no further than Southeast Adventure Outfitters. With locations in Brunswick and on St. Simons Island, Southeast Adventure Outfitters offers outdoor clothing and gear from top brands, as well as kayaks and stand up paddleboards. For biking enthusiasts, check out Two Brothers Bike Shop on St. Simons Island.

Island-Inspired Gifts

Pick up a gift that embodies the spirit and culture of the Golden Isles. Whittles Gift Shop on Jekyll Island is home to coastal-themed treasures like ornaments, shells, yard decor and keychains. On St. Simons Island, Live Oak sells official Golden Isles gear and apparel, and the Lighthouse Museum Store offers replica lighthouses as well as collectables, one-of-a-kind jewelry and books by local authors or about local history and ecology.

Food & Beverage

The Golden Isles are home to a number of shops that sell delicious food, wine and spirits. Venture to The Market at Sea Island for local culinary delights and sweet treats. Golden Isles Olive Oil, aptly named, sells more than 60 flavors of olive oil and balsamic The best part? An in-store tasting bar allows you to try before you buy. For beverages, check out Richland Rum in Brunswick or St. Simons Bottle with locations on St. Simons and Sea Island.

Body Care

Give the gift of relaxation with Turkish cotton bathrobes, Dead Sea salt scrub, facial toner and more from ALo Naturals. Plus you can feel good about your purchase, as every product in the store is created with sustainably-sourced, cruelty-free ingredients. Savannah Bee Company also sells body care gifts—all of which are honey bee-inspired. Both stores are located on St. Simons Island. 

Art & Home Decor

When in doubt, opt for something beautiful. Galleries and home decor stores in the Golden Isles offer visually-inspiring pieces for the art-lover in all of us. Shop The Art House, Anderson Fine Art Gallery, or ArtTrends Gallery on St. Simons Island for gifts worth hanging on the wall for all to see. Or check out Glynn Visual Arts, a non-profit community arts center which exhibits and sells art in a variety of different mediums. On Jekyll Island, visit The Cottage for colorful and fun pottery or glassware and for home decor or the perfect hostess gift, try Two Friends on St. Simons Island.

Pet Gifts

Don’t forget your four-legged friends! Island Dog in Pier Village on St. Simons Island has everything you need for your dog or cat. Pick up a stylish new collar, some fun chew toys or a tasty treat. Plus, with island mementos, stickers and seasonal clothing, there’s always a reason to spoil your best friend!