You know what they say, it’s better to give than to receive. So, give a great gift to the ones that you love. Oceanside is full of unique shopping spots with regional, local, and original items. Whether you are on vacation or a local looking for something made or bought in Oceanside, we have some great options for you.
Here are 5 local spots to visit when shopping for your holiday gifts this year.
Mr. B’s Necessities
Mr. B’s Necessities is a candle and soap shop that’s primary focus is to bring customers, family and friends all natural products to protect their skin, senses and bodies. Not only can you go in and buy a handmade soap or candle in store or online, you can take a soap or candle making class! This could be a really fun and different kind of gift for a loved one this holiday season. These classes happen a few times per month in the shop at Mr. B’s and run 1 1/2 hour long.
For a full list of classes, dates and times, visit Mr. B Events.
For more information or to buy Mr. B products, visit mrbsnecessities.com.
For a special offer Groupon for a candle or soap making class, visit groupon.com.
Surf Ride and Asylum Board Shops
For all of those surf and skate lovers in your life, Surf Ride and Asylum Board Shops in Oceanside are the perfect one-stop-shop for men, women and kids. Shop hundreds of brands, from Volcom to Roxy and Reef, their wide selection of shirts, shorts, jeans, jackets, hats, sunglasses, surfboards and skateboards will not disappoint. The stores even carry Oceanside branded gear! These shops exude the ultimate Southern California lifestyle, perfect for everyone.
For location, directions or to shop Surf Ride online, visit surfride.com.
For location, directions or to shop Asylum online, visit asylumboardshop.com.
Beach House Winery
Beach House Winery is an award winning winery in the agricultural community of South Morro Hills in east Oceanside. Take a loved one out for a nice glass or even a bottle of one of BHW’s best wines, or buy a bottle to give as a gift! There are many different, delicious wines to choose from. Wine tasting is also available in BHW’s beautiful wine tasting room. While you are on the property, make sure to walk up the stairs to their rooftop balcony to check out the spectacular views of the rolling valley and ocean in the distance.
For more information or to book a wine tasting experience, visit beachhousewinery.com.
Oh Yeah! Gifts
Oh Yeah! Gifts is a local jewelry and gift shop operating out of Oceanside. Oh Yeah’s premise is to make handcrafted pieces, made in the USA, using only the finest eco-friendly products along with materials from the earth like sand, soil, metal and plants. This very ‘green’, eco-friendly shop is a great place to find that perfect gift for a special person in your life. Choose from a wide selection of Oh Yeah’s necklaces, bracelets, anklets, pottery and more. Stop by the California Welcome Center-Oceanside to see a variety of the Oh Yeah! Gift items on display.
For more information or to shop online, visit oyeahgifts.com.
Apotheque Lifestyle Spa
“Best place to find zen” by San Diego Magazine, Apotheque Spa is the ultimate spa. Offering services from facials, to massage, acupuncture, hair cut/color and even yoga classes, this spa has it all! Gift cards are available and are a perfect gift for any man or woman in your life! Also available are Apotheque branded aromatherapy candles, soaps and lotions that are natural and organic products made right here in North County San Diego for the last 30 years. The spa also hosts a custom fragrance table where you can blend your own scents and make a custom label for a personal and one-of-a-kind present. Give the gift of relaxation and serenity this holiday season.
For more information, visit apothequespa.com.