Best Shops for Fashion, Art and Antiques in Summerland, California

If you've been bitten by the shopping bug, why not plan a trip to the wonderful shops in Summerland? There are antique stores, high-end fashion boutiques, children's shops and nurseries in this sweet, sleepy town by the sea. Less than ten miles south of Santa Barbara, Summerland is where you can find some of the most unique souvenirs and gifts.

Start your day with a visit to Lillie Avenue, one of the main streets through town. It's dotted with shops specializing in treasures from bygone eras. Check out the nearby Summerland Antique Collective, one of the largest stores in the area. Paintings, vases, sculptures, furniture and much more is packed into every corner, waiting to be discovered. Don't be surprised if you find yourself shipping something home.

Frequent boutique shoppers will love the variety of offerings in Summerland as well. Stop by Amelia Jane to find the sweetest assortment of baby and toddler gifts and accessories. Botanik, right next door, sells gorgeous plants and home goods. Or wander down the way to Waxing Poetic to admire beautiful, handcrafted jewelry.

When you're all shopped out, it's an easy walk to lunch and one of the nicest beaches in the area. A visit to Summerland is a must for visitors who are already familiar with downtown Santa Barbara. A true hidden gem!



Menagerie is a great bid store in Summerland, California. It's not only a pet shop - stocked with aisles of supplies and toys - it's also a care and boarding facility. Need somewhere to leave your bird while you go on vacation? Menagerie....  Read More



The second location for a local favorite (and online cult hit) jewelry brand, Waxing Poetic sells tiny charms, pendants and more that delight both gift givers and receivers. Designer Patti Pagliei Simpson creates initials, insignia, animalia and...  Read More



If you love to do a little (or a lot of) antiquing, this is your dream shopping destination in Summerland. For over 20 years the Summerland Antique Collective has been delighting locals and visitors alike with its varied collection of wares....  Read More



Is it a retail shop or a peaceful haven? The Sacred Space is a little bit of both. Offering tranquil treasures for sale in a green and inviting indoor and outdoor showroom, The Sacred Space is a Summerland shop with a spiritual side. Relax with...  Read More



Just Folk is a unique American folk and outside art gallery located in the small, beautiful beach town of Summerland - just a 10 minute drive from bustling downtown Santa Barbara. Just Folk hosts rotating art shows highlighting naive artists....  Read More



Indian Summers is a women's fashion boutique that specializes designers with an emphasis on natural fabrics and timeless cuts. If you're looking for coastal classics that travel stylishly from Santa Barbara to the shores of the East Coast or...  Read More



For designer fashion and accessories with a beachy aesthetic, look no further than Bonita boutique in beautiful Summerland. This independent retailer carries a selection of brands represented by a unique inventory that changes with the seasons....  Read More



If you have a soft spot for elegant outdoor living in general - and succulents in specific - make a bee line for Botanik in the sleepy beach town of Summerland, just south of Santa Barbara. Botanik is home to the prettiest planted succulent...  Read More



If you're in need of some warm-weather clothing, head to the Bikini Factory in Summerland. This sweet little shop by the sea sells much more than their name implies, including sundresses, sandals, hats and beach coverups. The Bikini Factory...  Read More



Baby needs, toddler wants. Amelia Jane carries the stuff of both children's and parents' dreams, from fun toys to snuggly linens and charmingly un-stuffy nursery decor. There are mobiles galore, stuffed animals, learning games, party favors and...  Read More


Meet Geneva Ives

Geneva Ives moved to Santa Barbara in 2000 on a whim (ok, and to go to college) and never looked back. She loves Santa Barbara because it’s really one of America’s greatest small towns - it...  More About Geneva