Comfort Suites Marina
888 N. Coast Hwy.
Oceanside, CA 92054
Phone: (760) 722-8880
Fax: (760) 722-7280
Strolling along Oceanside Harbor, the choice of gift shops and restaurants is numerous. Yet, don't miss the little shop with red paint and white trim showcasing a display window of stained-glass artwork. This shop is an ideal stop for guests to the San Diego area. Inside the shop, guests may purchase chimes, candles, postcards and bookmarks. T-shirts, with the Oceanside name, are available, as well as once-again popular puka shell jewelry. Of course, the main attraction is the assortment of seashells. Select from a variety of sizes and shapes, ranging from 45 cents to $3 per shell. Starfish are also sold here, ranging from $2-$3 each.
Before encountering the beach for a day of fun in the sun, stop by this store. The small shop, along the Oceanside Harbor, holds beach gear for all ages. Aloha shirts and Hawaiian dresses line the walls of the shop. Bathing suits, shell jewelry and sandals are also available, as well as beach towels and t-shirts. Looking for a good book to read while lounging on the beach? The store has a variety of paperback books for sale. Shoppers will also find postcards and maps of the local Oceanside Harbor District.
Oceanside Jewelers is located in downtown Oceanside and is a full service jeweler providing all jewelry services in house by award-winning Master Jeweler, Chad Elliott. Services offered both to the trade and the public include custom design and manufacture of diamond engagement rings and wedding bands, traditional jewelry repair, laser welding, refinishing, restoration, diamond replacement, appraisal services and watch repair.
Downtown Oceanside introduces a new surf shop just seconds away from the beach. Oceanside Surf & Sport has a host of clothing from No Fear, Gotcha, Local Motion and other popular designers. Browse through wetsuits, sandals, Hawaiian shirts, and beach gear. While the clothing is hip, the most popular feature at this shop is the expansive selection of surfboards. Racks of surfboards, both new and used, are ready for action. In addition, essential accessories, such as surfboard wax, are sold on the premises.
More than 30 farmers are represented at this market, many offering organically grown fruits and vegetables. Beautiful cut flowers from the many local flower growers are also presented here, as well as local fish, herbs, honey, eggs, nuts, olives and yummy baked goods. The market is open on Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
A unique specialty shop that features handmade papers and offers classes in book, paper, and brush arts.
They carry a large assortment of fresh flowers and roses that are picked fresh daily. They can make arrangements for any occasion including anniversaries, birthdays, graduations, and funerals. Over 20 years serving North San Diego County. They deliver.
This bike shop provides many types and styles of bikes including trail bikes. It also offers bike accessories and repair services.
A remarkable collection of fine china and other dishware is regularly sold from this popular store. Paintings from many recent and more distant periods are on display and can be purchased at reasonable prices. Depression glassware is stocked frequently, along with various collectibles and jewelry. It is a fun shop to browse and you never know quite what you'll find here.
Even if you are not familiar with this charming coastal city, you will easily find this building with the huge mural of Old California covering its exterior. Inside, treasure hunters will find more than 15,000 square feet of artwork in all mediums done by local artists and artisans. Also at Carlsbad Village Art & Antique Mall, displayed are more than 100 booths full of antiques and collectibles. While in the area, be sure to stop in some of the many other antique shops along this same street.
Hikers select Nomad Ventures as a top pick for quality outdoor gear. The shop begins with the basics: backpacks, sleeping bags, gloves, shorts and hiking boots. In addition, a large book selection offers guides for favorite hiking trails in Southern California. Of course, the more adventurous guest may want to look into the rock-climbing shoes and equipment. Whether you are a long-time participant or just developing an interest in outdoor adventures, this is an ideal stop for knowledgeable service and quality equipment.
A fine women's clothing boutique with fabulous accessories. They were voted "Best Boutique in North County."