Guide to Shops & Malls in Destin FL
Shop Til You Drop in Destin
There are so many incredible places to shop in Destin and in the towns along the coastal Scenic 30A Highway. It doesn't really matter where you live, there is sure to be a mall, shopping center or collection of village shops within a short distance. Here are our suggestions for some of the prized places to shop near Destin. Whether you're a hard core shopper seeking the big malls and outlet centers, or simply looking to while away an afternoon exploring unique little boutiques and one-off shops, this guide has something for everyone. Check out our handy map of shops in Destin and the surrounding area.
Malls & Outlet Stores
4100 Legendary Dr. Suite 270, Destin, FL 32541
(850) 337-8700 | www.destincommons.com/
Over 80 shops and specialty stores are found in this Mediterranean style shopping mecca. Centrally located adjacent to Regatta Bay Golf and Country Club, neighborhoods in the immediate area include: Regatta Bay, Kelly Plantation, Crystal Beach, Indian Bayou and Destiny.
20 different restaurants and eateries for anything from a quick snack to an evening of entertainment. Catch a flick at the AMC multi-plex movie theater, or catch some live music at World of Beer while sampling their collection of craft beers. Or take the family to Uncle Buck's Fishboawl & Grill in Bass Pro Shops, complete with bowling lanes in an underwater theme.
Silver Sands Premium Outlets
10562 Emerald Coast Pkwy W, Destin, FL 32550-7145
Outlet Office:(850) 337-0628 | www.premiumoutlets.com/outlet/silver-sands
One of the most popular shopping destinations in the Destin area, the outlet mall is conveniently located off US Highway 98, one mile west of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. It's an outdoor mall with covered sidewalks and a play area for the kids.
Silver Sands Premium Outlets features 110 name-brand and designer stores including DKNY, Polo Ralph lauren Factory Store, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Coach, Kate Spade New York and Calvin Klein to name just a few.
Sit down and have a meal at Carrabba's Italian Grill, Cheeseburger in Paradise or Ciao Bella Pizza. Take a quick break from shopping and grab a bite at one of the fast food eateries.
Grand Boulevard at Sandestin Town Center
600 Grand Boulevard, Suite 203, Miramar Beach, FL 32550
850.837.3099 | www.grandboulevard.com/
Grand Boulevard offers a complete experience - shopping dining, entertainment all in one. 40 different shops and services, and 14 different restaurants or specialty food eateries are featured in this outdoor mall. It's all located just around the corner from the Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort, Tops'l Beach & Racquet Resort, and perfectly located to serve the Choctawhatchee Bay and Bayou communities in Destin.
Boulevard 10 Carmike's theater with ten screens to choose from. Or, settle in for dinner and a movie at Ovations, enjoy a complete meal or just a cocktail and an appie while you watch a blockbuster movie.
Harbor Blvd., Destin, FL 32550
(800) 676-0091 | www.emeraldgrande.com/harborwalk-village
Overlooking the Gulf, at the base of the luxury Emerald Grande Condos, HarborWalk Village incorporates the best of Destin, all in one place. Wander through specialty shops, grab a cold craft beer and pretzel at Crafty Siren, or enjoy amazing views and Margaritas at Crab Island Cantina. There's a A constant source of events going on, whether it be weekly fireworks, Fat Tuesday parades or live entertainment at fun-filled restaurants like Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville and Harry T’s.
For the outdoor enthusiast, the recreation center offers a plethora of marine activities including boating, fishing, paddleboarding, jetski rentals, snorkeling, swimming with dolphins or the chance to sail off into the sunset on a pirate ship.
Also home to the Destin Fishing Fleet, there are plenty of opportunities to go deep-sea fishing, or just watch the boats come in with their daily catch - right before it gets delivered to the various seafood restaurants at the harbor.
Village of Baytowne Wharf
9300 Emerald Coast Pkwy W, Destin, FL 32550
850-267-8100 | www.baytownewharf.com/
Village of Baytowne Wharf is a resort shopping destination within the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. There are over 20 higher end shops and restaurants in a charming boardwalk setting. The strengths of Baytowne Wharf lay in the variety of dining and entertainment venues at hand.
Kids love the nautical themed Adventure Land Playground, or for bigger kids, the Baytowne Adventure Zone features a zipline, bungy, tower climb, golf challenge and other activities to get your adrenalin pumping. There is an old fashioned carousel, arcade and laser maze, and a stage where you can stretch out on the lawn and listen to the latest entertainment. From November to January 31 it's all about the holidays and family with a busy calendar of events including an ice-skating rink.
Nearby Destin Shopping
Santa Rosa Mall
300 Mary Esther Blvd., Mary Esther, Florida 32569
850-244-2172 | www.santarosamall.com
It's not just about shopping, there is always some type of event going on like family night, Valentine's Retail Market, or the ever popular United Way Chili Competition. This is also good place to occupy the kids. They have a soft play area for toddlers, a beautiful old fashioned carousel, arcade, bounce play zone and indoor black-light mini-golf.
Village of Seaside
Central Square, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
850-231-5424 | www.seasidefl.com
Shopping in Seaside is a great way to spend a day, you never know what you'll find. Grab a map of Seaside and start wandering through beachside and downtown shops plus an open-air Farmers Market. When you're ready for a break, pick one of the many charming cafes and restaurants along the way. Later, satisfy your sugar rush at Dawson's Yogurt & Fudge Works, or Heavenly Shortcakes & Ice Cream.
Gulf Place Town Center
45 Town Center Loop, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
(850) 267-8458 | www.gulfplacefl.com
Gulf Place Town Center is one of the most convenient shopping centers in the area, so close to a number of developments and condos in Santa Rosa Beach. Located right across the street from the beach this is the perfect spot for that quick lunch or snack. Gulf Place is an entertaining place to shop with its trendy boutiques, unique booths in the Artist Colony, restaurants and entertainment.
99 Eglin Parkway NE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Outlet Office:(850) 301-0757 | www.uptownstation.com/
The Uptown Station in Fort Walton Beach is more of an event than just a shopping destination. In addition to over 60 stores and restaurants you'll also find a huge array of recreational activities and ongoing events. Next to the shopping area is Central Park, featuring green space, water fountains for the kids and playground. Hop on the Express Train and tour all of Uptown Station, or take in one of the Family Movie Nights on the huge 30-foot screen. There's even a track laid out for mall walkers. In addition to great shopping, there is always something going on at Uptown Station.
Map of Destin Shops
Contact Tim Shepard and the Destin Real Estate, LLC for more information about buying a home in Destin or along the Emerald Coast. We'd love to take you on a tour of some of the area to find the best location for your needs. Call (850) 325-0004.