Centrally located between Los Angeles and San Diego in California’s beautiful Orange County, the sun-drenched city of Costa Mesa is a shopping mecca that shouldn’t be missed.
From luxury designers to one-of-a-kind local boutiques, there’s something for everyone at the following Costa Mesa shopping spots.
South Coast Plaza
Shop from among 250 luxury and contemporary boutiques, including Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co., and more, at South Coast Plaza, the West Coast’s largest shopping destination. Refuel at one of the 30 restaurants on site before filling your shopping bags with more goodies.
SOCO + The OC Mix
Foodies and home design enthusiasts alike will be delighted when visiting the South Coast Collection (also colloquially known as SOCO Costa Mesa or SoCo and The OC Mix). Discover a curated selection of unique home and outdoor furnishings, fine antiques, fixtures, and appliances from local boutiques and design showrooms.
Take a shopping break and enjoy a fantastic assortment of delectable eats, including tacos from the Michelin Star Taco Maria, healthy acai bowls at Birdie Bowl and Juicery, and award-winning coffee at Portola Coffee Lab, just to name a few.
Tap into your artsy side at The LAB Costa Mesa. Housed in a former goggle-making factory, The LAB has been creatively transformed to now include a unique enclave of boutique shops, one-of-a-kind eateries, and artistic happenings with art showings, poetry readings, musical offerings, and seasonal festivals, along with a relaxing indoor-outdoor courtyard.
For everything eco-friendly and wellness-inspired, head to The CAMP. Shop from a breadth of local artisans and boutiques, treat yourself to a non-toxic mani-pedi at Lollipop Nail Studio or a challenging Lagree Method class at Trim Fitness, and savor organic and seasonally-driven cuisine at a variety of food and beverage outposts that all support the local community.
17th Street Promenade
Stroll down East 17th Street and you’ll find a one-stop destination that will check off everything on your shopping list, including clothing and accessories, books, housewares, gifts, food, and more.
Take a leisurely walk down the decorated concourse at Metro Pointe marketplace and shop such popular retail outlets as Nordstrom Rack and Saks Off 5th, while enjoying the upscale movie theater and al fresco dining.
Plan your summer escape today and visit www.travelcostamesa.com for more information.