The smell of fresh ocean breezes as you enjoy your cup of coffee on your balcony here at the Paradise Resort. You have had several fun-filled days at the beach, the oceanfront pool, enjoying meals at Sandals and the Tiki Bar and discovering new things here in Myrtle Beach. But, if you are looking to keep that memory alive, Myrtle Beach has several options for you to choose.
Eagles Beachwear — This coastal Carolinas chain has 20-plus shops located between Surf City, NC, and Charleston, SC, with most of them concentrated on the Grand Strand and one located just a couple blocks inland from Paradise Resort. This is a great place to visit for any clothing you may have forgotten to pack (offerings include men’s, women’s and kids’ T-shirts, sweatshirts, pants and hats), as well as essential beach gear like towels, beach bags and inflatables. A long list of beach souvenirs is also available. For more info, visit the store’s website at eaglesbeachwear.net.
Tsunami Surf Shop — With nearly 10 Grand Strand Locations, this retailer is one of the largest and fastest-growing surf shops in the Carolinas. Offering nearly everything related to surfing and the surfing lifestyle — including gear, apparel and beach accessories — it’s the perfect spot to visit for anything you’ll need before digging your toes into the sand (or hanging 10). Featured brands include Billabong, Costa, Element, Guy Harvey, Hurley, O’Neill, Quicksilver, Rip Curl, Southern Marsh and many more. To learn more, visit tsunamisurfshops.com.
Gay Dolphin Gift Cove — Beachwear shops aren’t hard to find in the Myrtle Beach area, and most stores in the area can sell you souvenirs and beach-themed trinkets, but this local institution on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk is worth going out of your way to check out. Offering 70,000-plus unique items under one roof, the Gay Dolphin has been sending Myrtle Beach vacationers home with souvenirs since 1946. Separated into 50 different sections called “coves,” the store’s 35,000 square feet and 10 levels are filled with items ranging from seashells and T-shirts to whoopee cushions and personalized bike tags/license plates. Visit the Gay Dolphin Facebook page.
Christmas Mouse – The Christmas Mouse has eight year round locations, plus temporary shops open during the peak holiday season. They are all richly decorated with an assortment of over 28,000 different ornaments, collectibles and accessories. Just a few short blocks away from Paradise Resort, is the south strand location. There are sections dedicated to beach style that will be a great gift or souvenir for you to take home from your Myrtle Beach vacation. For more information, check out their website https://www.christmasmouse.com.