There are many great opportunities for shopping near Orange Beach and Gulf Shores, Alabama ranging from an outlet mall to fun souvenir stores and funky boutiques.
Tanger Outlet Mall
If you want to bring something home other than an “I’m with Stupid” T-shirt, we suggest you check out the Tanger Outlet Mall. This shopping extravaganza is so big it has its own transit system. If you don’t find something you like in the 125 brand name outlet stores, you just aren’t in a shopping mood. It’s located about 8 miles north of our beachfront hotels in Orange Beach Gulf Shores, Alabama in Foley. Has great bargains in 120 outlet stores including Gap, Polo, Banana Republic and Tommy Hilfiger. Ask for a coupon book at the front desk.
Family owned Gulf Shores, Alabama tradition since 1956 with thousands of gifts from classy to tacky tourist. Open seven days a week from 8am-11pm.
If you have time, make sure to make a trip over to The Wharf to check out the action and shopping opportunities on the Intracoastal Waterway. There’s a marina, boutique shops, restaurants, a movie theater, laser tag and the biggest Ferris wheel in the southeast. Make sure to leave time to get a treatment at Fusion Spa Salon Aveda. You can read all about The Wharf on our Toes in the Sand Blog. It’s located by the Intracoastal Waterway in Orange Beach, Alabama just a few minutes drive from our beachfront hotels.
San Roc Cay Marina
The San Roc Cay Marina is the perfect place to end a day at the beach with some casual boutique shopping and dinner. There are several great restaurants to choose from. For day time adventures, the full-service harbor features a marina store, shower facilities, fish cleaning tables and fuel docks with diesel and gasoline. Several dolphin cruise and charter fishing companies are also based there. Click here to read about San Roc Cay on Toes in the Sand Blog if you have any questions.
The quaint shops are only one of many reasons to visit this beautiful historic town where Fannie Flag wrote Fried Green Tomatoes.