Shopping in the Lowcountry is pretty special. Big brand stores are sprinkled in with thousands of locally owned shops that offer discovery and a true sense of enjoyment from shopping. Shopping in Hilton Head Island, Bluffton, and Beaufort offers unique experiences like nowhere else that we hope you have time to visit all three destinations.
Hilton Head Island Shopping
Coligny Plaza Shopping Center
At Coligny Plaza, beachgoers and tourists discover over 60 specialty shops and restaurants offering something for everyone. Your family will enjoy shops such as Island Girl, Jamaican Me Crazy, Tee Hut, Tropical Styles, and Stone Temple Jewelry. Eateries include Island Fudge Shop, Carolina Coffee & Crumbs, Rita’s Italian Ice, and Skillet’s Cafe and Grill.
Main Street Village
Main Street Village is located near the entrance of Hilton Head Plantation. The village is a reasonably small destination with an eclectic selection of eateries and stores such as Frankie Bones, Ruan Thai Hut, and GR8Bites. Three of the most popular dining spots on Hilton Head, according to Trip Advisor, are located here, as well as some of the finest boutique shopping places, including specialty stores with prime quality merchandise.
Shelter Cover Towne Center
A joint venture between Southeastern and Kroger Real Estate, Shelter Cove Towne Centre is the perfect mix of shops, restaurants, and residences, providing a vibrant destination for Hilton Head Island residents and the 2.5 million visitors that vacation on the island annually. Start with anchor department store Belk, and then make your way down Towne Centre Drive where you’ll find an array of specialty shops and boutiques filled with classic fashion, casual couture, art, jewelry, technology, sportswear, and coastal living accouterments.
The Shops at Sea Pines
This quaint shopping destination offers a more Beaufortonian experience for vacationers. Shop for jewelry, gourmet meats, wine, apparel, skincare, and so much more. You can’t go wrong with restaurant names such as Giuseppi’s, Lowcountry Produce, and Truffles.
Village at Wexford
The high-end shops in the Village at Wexford are locally owned, small businesses. Several merchants have been on the Island for over thirty years. This shopping community believes “Shopping small and local” supports and preserves the Hilton Head Island community. Here, you will discover sophisticated apparel, kids’ clothing, artwork, furniture, stationery, and home decor. Unique dining spots reside at Wexford Village, including The Jazz Corner, Cowboy Brazillian Steakhouse, Porter & Pig, and Java Burrito Co.
Tanger Outlets of Hilton Head actually resides in the Bluffton area. There are two Tanger outlets (referred to as 1 & 2) that are not far from each other. Both centers host a variety of big brand names, plus a few local vendors sprinkled in. Shops include beasts like Nike, Ralph Lauren, Banana Republic, Loft, H&M, Reebok, Vans, and more! Locally owned stores include The Salty Dog and Meg’s Sweet Treats.
Old Town Bluffton
To visit the many small, locally-owned shops in downtown Bluffton, this is where you need to hit. Old Town Bluffton is the heart of the Bluffton area and is a must-see. Revered restaurants and unique shops include Eggs ‘n’ Tricities, Fat Patty’s. Captain Woody’s, Four Corners Art Gallery, Sippin Cow, Corner Perk Brunch Cafe & Coffee Roasters, and May River Grill. We hope to elaborate further on all these incredible shops soon!
Downtown Beaufort is the centerpiece in the City of Beaufort. Hugely popular restaurants and cafes reside on Bay Street, nestled with unique little shops and historical monuments. Restaurants include Wren, Saltus, Q on Bay, Paninis, Luther’s, Hearth Pizza, and Plums. There are s many shops to discover, such as Monkey’s Uncle, a unique toy store, Bathe, a handcrafter soap and body shop, Barefoot Bubbas, a souvenir shop, and Lulu Burgess, a little gift shop. There are dozens of smaller form shops to walk through. A good list of those shops is available on the Beaufort Merchants Association website. We plan to offer more in-depth information about these shops very soon.
If we did not mention your shop or you know of a place worth mentioning. Please email Chris Mullen! We do plan to add more shopping information as we grow.