With the holidays just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about gifts. Whether you’re shopping for a family member, coworker, neighbor, or friend, it can be difficult to find the perfect holiday gift. But don’t stress! Shopping locally in Sarasota is an excellent way to find unique gifts that will make your loved ones feel special this holiday season. Here is a guide to the best local gifts that are sure to please everyone on your list.
For the Beach Lover in Your Life
Nothing says “Sarasota” like spending time at the beach! Give the beach lover in your life an unforgettable experience by buying them a paddleboard rental from CB’s Saltwater Outfitters. For $20/hour, they can take to the waves on a top-of-the-line board and enjoy some of the best views Florida has to offer.
Blu Home, Coastal Flow, and The Sarasota Collection Home Store all offer unique gift ideas that will bring a touch of the coast to any home. From seashell-adorned vases to nautical-themed wall art, you’re sure to find something for everyone on your list. And what’s more, these shops offer a glimpse into the Sarasota lifestyle, giving gift recipients a taste of what it’s like to live in this sunny Florida city.
Christmas Gifts for Foodies
Support local businesses by gifting delicious food products from Sarasota. The holidays are just around the corner, which means it’s time to start thinking about gift-giving. If you’re looking for something unique and special, why not try picking up some gourmet ingredients at one of Sarasota’s many specialty food stores?
Morton’s Gourmet Market, Detwiler’s Farm Market, Casa Italia and Olive Oil Outpost are all great places to find gift-worthy items. You could put together a nice basket of olive oils, spices, cheeses and other delicacies or pick out a few specialty items to add to someone’s pantry. No matter what you choose, your gift is sure to be appreciated by any foodie on your list!
Gifts for the Fashionista
Looking for unique gift ideas this holiday season? Shop local at one of Sarasota’s many independent jewelers. With everything from trendy fashion jewelry to classic pieces, you’re sure to find something special. No matter what you’re looking for, you’re sure to find the perfect gift when you shop local this holiday season!
At Simona Jewelry & Accessories, you’ll find a wide selection of handmade jewelry, gifts, and home decor items. McCarver & Moser Jewelers specializes in custom-designed jewelry and estate pieces. Landing Company Sarasota offers a wide range of nautical-themed jewelry and home decor items. Thayer Jewelers is known for their stunning selections of fine diamond jewelry. And at Milan’s Jewelry, you’ll find a wide range of gift items, including beautiful hand-crafted Italian gold jewelry.
Shop Local for Unique Holiday Gifts
If you’re looking for some unique gift ideas this holiday season, look no further than Scene Sarasota’s list of local shops! You’ll be sure to find something for everyone on your list at Miller’s Dutch Haus, Sarasota Art Museum, Foxy Lady, Molly’s Chic & Unique Boutique, Greiner’s Fine Men’s Clothing, Darci Boutique, Banyan Tree Chocolate & Cafe, and more!
And if you’re really stumped, a gift certificate from one of these local businesses is sure to be appreciated. So ditch the big box stores and support our local businesses this holiday season!
It’s the holidays, and what better way to celebrate than with family, friends…and new neighbors! If you’re looking for a brand-new home in the Sarasota area, look no further than Gracewater. Our gorgeous community offers both single-family homes and villas, so you can find the perfect fit for your needs. Plus, we have plenty of great amenities like a fitness center, swimming pool, and clubhouse.
Come Home to Gracewater Sarasota Today!
Homesite reservations are now available, and the first homes are expected to start construction this fall. To learn more, visit www.gracewatersrq.com or call 941-841-1833.