Shopping in the Gold Coast

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With a multitude of Shopping centres and arcades open for late night shopping seven days a week, its hard to know where to start your retail therapy in Surfers Paradise. Here are a few suggestions.

Surfers Paradise Boulevard: This is considered the epicenter for all shopping. Here you can find retail strips such as Circle on Cavill and Chevron Renaissance. There are also many other boutiques and accessory shop like, Zimmerman, Sportsgirl, Toy, and Le Mouton, Via La Mode and Wigs in Maryon's European Designer Shoes & Accessories.

Elkhorn Avenue: While you are making your way to the beach at the end of the Avenue you can enjoy shopping for some of the most exclusive brands. Shops for you to browse around here include Prada, Bally, the Hourglass Watch shop, Hermes, Motegi USA and Cartier.

Orchid Avenue: At night this is a famous strip for nightclubs and fun evenings. During the day, you can browse through boutiques and designer stores, including Phases for Men and Cadillac Cowboy (which have a large variety of labels geared towards men). The Forum Arcade is the spot for you when you are looking for brands such as, Louis Vuitton, Loewe and Charles Jourdan.

Cavill Avenue: More high-end brand names can be found at the DFS Galleria. Brands includes Coach, Bvlgari, Tiffany and Co, Christian Dior, Burberry and Fendi - some at duty free prices. For casual wear, Gold Coast style, try surf stores: Cult and City Beach. The lush Circle on Cavill houses brands exclusive to the Gold Coast as well as International and Australian cosmetic and fashion labels.

Centro: Surfers Paradise's is also home to Centro, the largest shopping centre in the area. They have over 100 shops that specialize in beach, swim and resort wear, along with all the latest fashions. Along with shopping there is a wonderful alfresco restaurant as well as a Woolworths supermarket and an Australian Post retail centre.

The Esplanade Markets: On Wednesday's and Friday's from 5:30pm until 10pm, these markets become an exciting mix of one of a kind, locally made products. It houses 120 stalls and is the Gold Coast's only beach front night markets. It is also a great place to pick up gifts for your family and friends back home.

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Cordelia Kennedy has been writing articles about the Gold Coast, and some of the greatest gold coast accommodation in the area. To ensure that you are staying at the most suited gold coast hotels for your holiday, look at her articles on what there is to do and what is the most recommended.

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This article was published on 2010/03/29