San Diego Holiday Shopping Guide 2021

The holidays are here once again — which means that the hunt for those perfect gifts has also made a return. Not to worry! The San Diego shopping scene is overflowing with unique boutiques and locals’ favorite shops; countless options full of hard-to-find and one-of-a-kind gifts certain to put a smile on the face of everyone on your list. So if you’re looking for some great places to get started, we’ve got you covered. 

Pangea Outpost (0.4 miles from the hotel)

Pangea Outpost is the perfect place to peruse when you aren’t sure what you’re looking for. This eclectic marketplace showcases more than 70 local merchants and artists, meaning the broad selection here is bound to have something for everyone. You’ll find plenty of clothing, jewelry, home decor, art, and much more.

909 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109

Pangea Outpost shop in San Diego
Photo credit: @pangaeaoutpost

Mimi and Red (0.7 miles away)

Our neighbors at this boho-chic boutique have long represented a Pacific Beach staple for easy, breezy, and ready to wear ladies’ couture. Their constantly-updated inventory includes wide selections of style from design houses like Free People, Tokyo Milk, Lovestitch, Candy Club, Billabong, and many more. You’ll also find a far deeper-than average selection of gifts, accessories, jewelry, gift baskets, kids’ items, and home decor you simply won’t see on shelves anywhere else. 

5005 Cass St, San Diego, CA 92109

Photo credit: @shopmimiandred

The Faded Awning (3.6 miles away)

This beautiful boutique offers a wide range of ocean-inspired decor, clothing, jewelry, accessories and more. From the nautical color palette to beautiful use of seashells, driftwood, and other beachy materials, the unique items here are perfect for reminding you of your San Diego stay long after you’ve gone.

7464 Girard Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037

Social Concept (4.3 miles away)

This socially conscious boutique offers more than just beautiful handbags, women’s apparel, jewelry, and eyewear — it offers a window into the lives of artists and artisans from around the world, and provides you with a way to help better their lives and develop their talent.

1295 Prospect Street, Ste 109, La Jolla CA, 92037

Pigment (12.5 miles away)

There’s a reason why Pigment winds up making frequent appearances on San Diego’s many “Best Of” lists, and anyone who stops in immediately understands why. Their vast selection of home decor is deep, gorgeous and full of variety. While a dizzying array of decoratively potted house plants may comprise much of what’s on display, you’ll also discover puzzles and games, jewelry, personal accessories, stationery, kids’ items and much more. 

2885 Perry Rd, San Diego, CA 92106  

Photo credit: @shoppigment

Shop Good (13.8 miles away)

Shop Good is San Diego’s favorite source for clean, green and ethically sustainable beauty products. But their focus isn’t just on looking good, it’s on feeling good from the inside out. Everything Shop Good carries is intended to be incorporated into a holistic regimen of self-care that’s great for you, and great for the planet. So load up on skincare, cosmetics, bath items and more — just be sure to save a little room in your cart to get something nice for yourself. 

3665 Paseo Place Suite 960, San Diego CA 92130

Magical Child (21.7 miles away)

Speaking of gifts for kids, if you’ve got anyone 10 and under on your list, you simply can’t go wrong at Magical Child. This Encinitas children’s emporium carries everything kids love — from art supplies to mind-building books, clothing they’ll love to wear to handmade toys, and even decor items that will brighten up their room. No matter what your favorite kid is into, you’ll find countless ways to spark their imagination when you stop at this lovely spot. 

937 S Coast Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA 92024

Photo credit: @magical.child.encinitas

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