10 shopping addresses in Santa Cruz

To move forward with our articles series dedicated to Santa Cruz and conceived by Laura from the blog Far West Coast, below is a selection of 10 addresses to complete your local experience. 




Far West Coasta blog and a San Francisco City guide in French.


Laura gathered her favorite stores in Santa Cruz into a simple and yet diverse, attractive shopping guide.


Beach, boardwalk, hike in the redwoods, surf is a good summary of Santa Cruz! Don’t forget its nice shops, that you can find Downtown, in Seabright or Capitola.


Just for the amazing decoration of its walls and windows, this shop worth it! Clothes, jewelry, rugs… every products is chosen with great care. Also, there is a corner dedicated to kids, and a smaller shop for men nearby.

107 Walnut Avenue, Downtown Santa Cruz.



Don’t miss this tiny shop near Pacific Avenue. Some jewelry, nice shoes and beautiful clothes, you need to visit it!
103 Locust Street, Downtown Santa Cruz.



In this second hand shop, you’ll find nice clothes and shoes. It also offers affordable jewels from Santa Cruz and the area.
The Closet Shopper
504 Front Street, Downtown Santa Cruz.



This big independent bookstore of Santa Cruz is an important cultural place in town. It organizes events, invites authors for reading sessions, talks and presentations.

Bookshop Santa Cruz

1520 Pacific Avenue, Downtown Santa Cruz.



Interior design, jewels, clothes, it’s the perfect shop for a gift. It’s located in the Westside, surrounded by a bakery, a brewery and restaurant.
Cameron Works

402 Ingalls St, Westside Santa Cruz.

Cameron Marks Boutique



Different style, different atmosphere, the antique shop is a nice place to bring back souvenirs.

Betsy's Summer House

417 Capitola Avenue, Capitola-by-the-Sea.


This chocolate maker opened this store recently. It’s a nice place to drink a hot chocolate, and it also offers chocolate bites to take back home. 
Ashbys Confections

1001 Center Street, Downtown Santa Cruz.



This shop of interior design is located in Seabright. The windows are always bright and colorful, you won’t miss it!


1100 Soquel Avenue, Seabright Santa Cruz



Toys, books, clothes… this shop is heaven for kids, but also for parents!

1127 Soquel Avenue, Seabright Santa Cruz.



Rip Curl has an outlet in Santa Cruz. You can find good deals to buy a wetsuit or surf board. You’ll also find clothes, shoes, bags and sun glasses. Patagonia also has its outlet near Downtown. And Synergy, a local conscious brand has one in Seabright.


Rip Curl Outlet
1604 Mission Street, Westside Santa Cruz. 


Patagonia Outlet
415 River Street, Downtown Santa Cruz. 


Synergy Outlet

1126 Soquel Avenue, Midtown Santa Cruz




In her special series dedicated to Santa Cruz for LostinSF, you should take a look at Laura's guide.


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