For those "in the know," the Silver Sands Premium Outlets in Miramar Beach is a top destination when vacationing on the Emerald Coast. Sure, most visitors come down to enjoy the crystalline shore and glowing jewel-toned waters of the Gulf, but Silver Sands attracts around 7,000,000 shoppers every year!
They are drawn to the vast variety of national and international designer stores that represent the best in the world. The reason it is such a top destination is that the Silver Sands Premium Outlets is one of the largest designer discount centers in the entire nation. Over 110 stores carry designer names for men, women, and kid's apparel as well as jewelry, crystal, fine china, and household goods. Literally, everything is on sale! Fortunate shoppers find discounts up to 65% off on fine world-class designer goods that are usually found along Peachtree in Atlanta, Fifth Avenue in New York City, Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills or The Esplanade in Palm Beach.
The following are just a few of the great shopping options available. Ladies love designer stores like Ann Taylor, Coach, Michael Kors, Calvin Klein, Dooney & Bourke, Fragrance, Francesca's Collections, Journeys, Kate Spade New York, L'Occitane, Loft, Merrell, Nautica, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF Fifth, Saucony, Talbots, Vera Bradley, and White House Black Market to name a few. They are also drawn to some specialty stores like Helzberg Diamonds, Le Creuset, Perfumes 4U, Sea & Sand Jewelry, Sunglass Hut, Swarovski, Tory Burch, Tumi, The Cosmetic Company Store, Waterford Wedgewood, and the Zales Diamond Outlet.
Some of the popular stores for children and teens include Banana Republic, Carters, Disney Store, Janie & Jack, OshKosh B'Gosh, Pacsun, The Children's Place, and the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.
A few of the top draws for men include American Eagle Outfitters, Brooks Brothers, Columbia, J Crew, Direct Tools, Eddie Bauer, Fossil, GNC, Haggar, Hanes, Jockey, LACOSTE, Levi's, Lids Locker Room, Polo Ralph Lauren, Samsonite, Northface, Tommy Hilfiger and Under Armour.
Famous footwear is available for Adidas, Allen Edmonds, Bass, Clarks, Cole-Haan, Converse, Crocs, ECCO, Johnson & Murphy, New Balance, Nike, Reebok, Rockport, SAS, Saucony, Skechers USA, and Sperry Top-Sider.
The closest and most charming vacation rental community to the Silver Sands Premium Outlets is Gulfside Cottages. This place gives you the best of both worlds since it is very close to the famed Discount Designer Center and adjoins the sugar-white sands of the bright beach. Gulfside Cottages is an exclusive walled-in residential community that is indeed "gulf side" next to the shimmering shoreline. This captivating residential community was inspired by the golden Americana lifestyle of the late 1800s. Two-story homes feature palm-lined streets, white picket fences, columned verandas, breezy balconies, and a new rendition an Old Florida look. It includes a combination of two, three, and four-bedroom homes providing a wide selection to choose your own special "home away from home" near the beach. The jewel-toned waters of the Gulf are a very short stroll away. The community also has a lovely unique double squared pool with an adjoining a patio accented by decorative pergolas and adorned with palms.
Gulfside Cottages provides a wonderful place for perfect relaxation after a day of power shopping!