Comfort Suites Central
538 South Padre Island Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78405
Phone: (361) 299-2266
Fax: (361) 299-2269
With a Gulf Coast clientele, Mike Doyle's Custom Surfboards has been building quite the reputation. For over thirty years Mike Doyle and his family have been hand shaping surfboards. In their small-scale factory the Doyles work their surfboard magic, providing whatever kind of surf craft that one might desire. Both locals and visitors are welcome in the shop to talk surfing and customizing. Furthermore, they specialize in surf trips, rentals, and repairs.
Unique gifts can be hard to come by. However, at Bleu Frog Mercantile you will find a variety of antique furniture, lamps, one-of-a-kind art and interesting jewelry. This place is fun even just to window shop, there is always something new and most likely you will find something you have never seen before. Located right next door to Hester's Cafe, just in case you need a caffeine jolt to keep you going.
The cornerstone of downtown's dining and shopping scene, the Water Street market has something for everyone. If you are hungry there's the Water Street Seafood Company, the Water Street Oyster Bar or for a quick caffeine fix, Agua Java. At Executive Surf Club you can grab a drink with your buddies. Explore the history of surfing in Texas at the Texas Surf Museum located at the Surf Club Records. There are plenty of other shops to browse through and a few benches if you just need a break from all the fun.
Located in the Water Street Market along plenty of other shops and restaurant, this darling little shop is a great place to look for that one-of-a-kind gift or souvenir. Pieces of art, clothing, jewelry and hats are just a few thing you will find here. Prices are reasonable and the staff is always willing to help you with your selection.
Set up by a group of forward-thinking friends, Co-Op Supply caters to fashion-minded men looking to inject their wardrobe with quality and style. This gentlemen's shop offers a selection of curated goods, ranging from fashionable clothing to home goods and apothecary items. Walk in their classy hunting-lodge-like Downtown store and discover the endless possibilities for male styling and decorating. The collection is highly suitable for young professionals. Being in touch with the latest trends, the staff is very helpful.
Located in Lamar Park, this charming little jewelry shop boasts an impressive collection of imports from over 30 countries. Besides stunning pieces made of silver, turquoise and semi precious stones the shop also carries other accessories such as hats and handbags, shoes, clothes, and even home decor and furniture. Of particular interest is the lowing display of indigenous and exotic crafts from all around the world.
The perfect place to find that special "one-of-a-kind" gift. El Zocalo specialized in importing hand-made crafts jewelry and home decor. Most wares come from artists in Mexico, Guatemala and Peru. Products are often made of wood, paper, tin and glass and all are hand made. Clothing is made with chemical-free dyes and most often using natural materials. Prices are quite reasonable so feel free to splurge.
This is a must see for foodies. Featuring the latest and greatest kitchen gadgets, you are bound to find something new to try out. Aside from gadgets, the shop also stocks a fine selection of coffees and teas and gourmet products including jellies, jams and salsa. As a great gift idea, choose whatever you like in the store and they will package it for you in a lovely gift basket and even ship it out to you. On Thursday nights you can sign up for a cooking class to learn from the best chefs in the area. Check their website for upcoming class topics.
In this shopping center you will find a variety of well-known national and international brands, along with a charming collection of locally owned and operated shops specializing in apparel, jewelry, shoes, and children's needs. It's a wonderful way to spend a rainy afternoon (summers can be quite wet in south Texas) or as a break from the beach.
William's Fashion shoes carries a wide selection of comfy designer shoes to sooth your aching feet. Brands include Cole Haan, Mephisto, Rangoni, Stuart Weitzsman and many more. This particular shop specializes in finding hard-to-find sizes and also features an online store.
Play Again Classic Video Games specializes in buying, selling, and repairing games and consoles, ranging from original Atari to modern day Playstation and XBox. With their extensive assortment, neatly stored on countless shelves, Play Again Classic Video Games is every game nerd's or collector's dream. Additionally they sell anime merchandise, cosplay costumes, and Japanese snacks. Another branch has been opened at a location close by.
Run by a Corpus native and cycling enthusiast, The Pedal Bicycle Shop has grown into being one of South Texas' top shops for selling, repairing, and custom fitting. All staff members have many years of experience and are highly trained. Their assortment caters to all cycling needs, for both beginning and advanced cyclists. Feel welcome to have a look at the selection of bikes and accessories and have all your questions answered by the shop's personnel.