Unique Shopping Experiences on the Gold Coast

November 9, 2019

When you’re on holidays wandering through local markets and boutique shops can be a lovely way to spend an hour or two. Leisurely exploring the unique and beautiful gifts, coastal fashion, homewares, and souvenirs is a luxury you don’t always have at home but a beach getaway is the perfect place to slow down and take your time browsing.

Sustainable Social

Lemana Lane in Miami is home to Sustainable Social, the Gold Coast’s zero waste pop up night market which takes place on the first Sunday of the month from 4pm onwards at the Karma Collab Hub. Think eco friendly, all things sustainable, and waste-free.

You’ll love rubbing shoulders with like-minded locals and learning ways to make a difference and leave the world a better place. Whether you’re an eco-warrior or just a little curious about alternatives that are better for the environment, you’ll love these night markets. You might just head home after your holiday and put your new zero-waste pantry skillset to use!

You can enjoy some delicious plant based bites to eat and delicious beverages from the exciting food vendors, or a few sustainable products, gifts, or just a few ideas on ways to improve your environmental footprint.

Burleigh Beachfront Markets

Head a little south from us and you’ll find the popular Gold Coast destination Burleigh Beach. Iconic for its spectacular views from Burleigh Hill watching the surfers, dolphins, and humpback whales. The Burleigh Headland walk through the National Park is beyond breathtaking, and James Street is a favourite for those that are fans of boutique shopping.

If you’re looking for arts, crafts, fashion, and food you can’t go past the Burlead Heads markets along the beachfront in Burleigh. These monthly markets feature creation finds from local artists and crafters, plus fresh produce, preserves, and edible goodies. Jewellery, clothes, homeware, beauty products, you’ll find it all at the Burleigh Art & Craft Markets on the last Sunday of every month from 8am to 2:30pm.

Pacific Fair Shopping Centre

Pacific Fair is a must see if you’re visiting the Gold Coast. With resort style vibes, and a huge selection of over 400 luxury and iconic brands spread amongst tropical landscapes and a unique indoor/outdoor layout. You’ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to dining, with your pick of upmarket restaurants along The Boulevard, The Patio, and The Resort. Recently upgraded, Pacific Fair offers the ultimate shopping experience and you’re bound to find just what you need when you visit.

Enjoy all of these shopping experiences and so much more with a stay at Diamond Cove Resort in Mermaid Beach. You can browse our holiday apartments here and check out our facilities here.

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