There are a number of places to shop in Shelter Cove to check out while you’re out having fun in the harbor, but you might not have time to see them all! Hopefully this quick guide will help you navigate these seaside stores that have everything from HHI t-shirts, hoodies and ornaments, to women’s fashions and handcrafted art.
Tradewinds Trinkets and Treasures
Offers a variety of trinkets and treasures from unique jewelry and home decor to cute beach wear, totes and other stylish essentials. (843) 842-6767
The Nash Gallery showcases the handcrafted work from artists all across North America. The owners, Dale and Lynn Alexander, go to all kinds of art exhibitions to find artists with unique pieces that are willing to sell their work at the gallery in Shelter Cove.
Lynn’s father opened this art shop in 1989 as the Trilogy Gallery and it passed to her brother’s hands before she took it over in 2003. The gallery showcases a diverse collection of sophisticated art, with metal, wood, ceramic and glass pieces. They also sell handcrafted jewelry.
When the Alexanders attend art exhibitions in search of unique artwork, they don’t just buy it and leave. They like to meet the artists and get the story of the art, which is why you might find a few notes beside the pieces in the gallery. Whether you’re looking for something whimsical and fun or pristine and perfect, the Nash Gallery is likely to have it (843) 785-6424.
Christmas on the Harbour
In Shelter Cove every day is Christmas holiday décor lighting up a shop on a corner. Christmas on the Harbour has all the ornaments, Santas, nativity scenes and holiday themed goodies you might want to bring home as a memento of your vacation.
All kinds of sparkly Christopher Radko ornaments are available. As are charity ornaments that support charities and raise awareness. One of the largest collections in the store is that of the folk artist Jim Shore. This rosy-cheeked man carves angels, santas, snowmen, reindeer and all kinds of other fun figurines. (843) 785-6748.
A women’s clothing and accessories boutique, where fashion is a lifestyle. Dream Boutique aims to make fashion dreams become a reality — changing your outlook on life by changing what you wear. (843) 715-4020.
If you’ve forgotten anything at home stop by Treasure Island. This shop in Shelter Cove offers swimsuits, flip flops, sunglasses and even boogie or skim boards for the beach!
This surf shop boasts the best brand name beachwear, like Reef and Hurley. They offer accessories fit for an island – shell and shark tooth necklaces, fun anklets and bracelets. In addition Treasure Island stocks an assortment of Hilton Head Island hoodies, t-shirts and all kinds of other apparel. (843) 686-9900.