Experience Christmas shopping as it should be – relaxed, seaside, boutique shopping and refreshments in Takapuna!
Takapuna has it all this silly season! Whether you’re looking for that perfect present for Mum, Dad, the kids or the dog, or if you’re looking to stock up the fridge and pantry for the family get-together’s.
Shore City Shopping Centre is a great place to start your shopping trip – with over 60 specialty stores, free wifi, 3 hours free parking, and many different eateries to sustain you during your stay – there’s bound to be something you can tick off your list in-store!
Hurstmere Road is home to so many amazing, boutique and big brand stores like Life for Men, Retrospace, Augustine to Mecca, Lulu Lemon, Michael Hill and so many more! It’s also home to some of Takapuna’s favourite cafe’s and places for refreshment – why not try Holy Shot, Movenpick, Joe’s Eatery or Leaf and Loaf for your pit-stop between shops!
First Glass Wine & Spirits are also a great stop for those that appreciate a finely crafted drop – or if you’re heading to the in-laws or a friends place and were told not to bring anything, stopping here for a little something will score you some great brownie points.
New World Metro Shore City have all your grocery needs, from meals to gourmet gift hampers for those hard-to-buy-for people.
And if you’ve finished your missions, or just need a break in between – grab some sustenance from one the delicious eateries around Takapuna and head to the beach for some amazing views and sea breeze. Let the kids expel some energy on one of Auckland’s top playgrounds, while you relax under some of the shady trees – or take them down to the water for a refreshing swim and some sandcastle building, just don’t forget the sunscreen!
For the rest of the family, we’ve pulled together some handy Christmas shopping gift ideas and inspiration from some of our favourite local businesses to help you get a headstart on your gift buying this Christmas – check them out below.