Shopping Districts in the Golden Isles
Best Places to Shop on St. Simons Island, Jekyll Island and Brunswick
In the Golden Isles, you'll find unique locally-owned boutiques, galleries and stores filled with handmade artwork, clothes fresh from the runway and jewelry perfect for commemorating your trip to the Georgia coast. Here are the top shopping districts, where you can easily spend an entire afternoon shopping until you drop!
St. Simons Island Shopping
The St. Simons Pier Village is located in what many people consider the heart of St. Simons. All along Mallery Street, the entrance to the iconic Pier Village, you'll see stores lining both sides of the street. On the north side of the traffic light, stop by Island Dog for all kinds of dog accessories and treats. Since St. Simons Island is one of the most pet-friendly islands in Georgia, it's only fitting to treat your pup to something special to remind them of their fun!
Be sure to stop in Savannah Bee to stock up on local honey, skin care products and home gifts. Sample tastings of mead, find great recipes to try at home and learn more about Savannah Bee's commitment to educating kids and adults alike about the importance of bees.
Golden Isles Bracelet Co. is a favorite among locals. Their beautiful sterling silver bracelets and jewelry have unique designs especially for the area, including mermaids, sea turtles, oyster shells, and their signature St. Simons design. Located within the same shopping kiosks is Alo Naturals, the go-to for pure, natural skincare. Pick up a soft Turkish towel and some after sun before your day at the beach.
Easily one of the most popular and beloved shopping and dining districts on St. Simons Island, Redfern Village is not to be missed. Here you'll find great restaurants, locally-owned boutiques and art galleries. If you keep your eyes peeled, you'll even be able to spot one of the St. Simons Tree Spirits!
Sample dozens of hand-crafted olive oils and balsamic vinegars at Golden Isles Olive Oil. Make your own charcuterie plate and pair it with the perfect wine at their Wine Bar. Or, plan your visit by timing it perfectly with one of their cooking classes.
Stroll down the oak-lined streets toward Art House and browse beautiful artwork. Or, stop in Edward on St. Simons to pick up an arrangement of fresh flowers or a beautiful piece of home decor. If you need a break from our sunny beaches, head to The Tinted Tide, a walk-in pottery painting studio.
Conveniently across the street from Redfern Village is Uncle Don's Local Market, where you can pick up fresh, locally-grown fruits and vegetables, a bottle of wine and even take-and-bake casseroles and homemade desserts.
Shops at Sea Island
Whether you're staying on Sea Island, at the recently renovated Sea Palms Resort, or simply exploring the north end of St. Simons Island, the Shops at Sea Island is a wonderful upscale shopping center complete with a full grocery store, Harris Teeter, bookstore to help you find your next beach read, kids' toy shop to keep everyone happy and occupied during your trip, and several clothing boutiques to fill your vacation wardrobe as well as many other specialty shops.
Market Street Shops
Conveniently across the traffic light from the Shops at Sea Island, you'll find the Market Street Shops. No visit to the Golden Isles is complete without a trip to Tibi, a leading fashion designer brand with strong roots to the area. Founder and Creative Director Amy Smilovic is from St. Simons Island and opened her luxury fashion line's outlet here on the island, providing locals and visitors alike the opportunity to purchase her designs at deep discounts.
Jekyll Island Shopping
The new Beach Village on Jekyll Island is the most centralized and accessible collection of shops and restaurants on the island. Find the perfect gift to take home from Whittle's Gift Shop, purchase a pair of stylish sunglasses at Seaside Sunglasses and pick up a bottle of your favorite spirits from Jekyll Beverage Center. All adjacent to the nearby Jekyll Island Conference Center, Westin Jekyll Island and Home2 Suites Jekyll Island, the Beach Village is within easy walking distance to some of the island's top hotels and beaches.
Proudly showcasing original architecture from the Victorian era, Newcastle Street in Historic Downtown Brunswick is home to several locally-owned specialty shops and restaurants. Richland Rum, a Georgia grown rum distillery, offers tours, tastings and bottles for purchase. Stroll along Newcastle Street to experience antique shops, jewelry stores, clothing boutiques, health and wellness supplies, and a new brewery.
The Golden Isles is filled to the brim with dozens of stores and shops to suit any taste. For a complete listing of all stores in the area, please visit our shopping page here.