At Isla Bella Beach Resort, our Marketplace is an absolutely exceptional retail destination on Marathon Key. However, if you are up for venturing off island for some additional shopping, nearby Key West offers a fabulous array of independent boutiques. To help navigate the island’s vibrant shopping scene, Margit Bisztray, a local author and producer of the popular Key West Insider Guides has assembled a must-visit list of the best shopping in Key West. Whether you are looking for the perfect gift, a unique piece of art, a riveting read, or a gorgeous outfit, Margit’s picks are worth the trip.
A magical oasis carrying life’s little luxuries like scented candles, lotions, soaps, and oils, plus linens, teas, and an exquisite selection of jewelry.
315 Petronia Street, Key West (305) 294-1928
Persian rugs and African artifacts for classic and modern decor with handmade soul.
1208 Duval Street, Key West; 305-294-1928
This whitewashed Key West shop carries a global array of treasures including hand-painted Indian chests, Japanese ceramics, gold and gemstone jewelry, and international textiles including robes, cashmere scarves, bed linens and pillows.
600 Frances Street, Key West; 305-294-0864
For over two decades owner Tania Cole has encouraged clients to express their own style, offered here through a colorful and unique selection of women’s clothing, playful jewelry, and accessories. With a friendly and laid-back vibe, Vignette is a favorite with locals and visitors alike.
Author Judy Blume is one of the co-owners of this Miami-based independent, non-profit book chain. A favorite haven for readers and writers, Books & Books frequently hosts author events.
533 Eaton Street, Key West; 305-320-0208.
Artistically-inspired creatively audacious clothes, handmade, sculptural jewelry, and imaginative accessories are at the heart of this artsy boutique run by four women.
1206 Duval St, Key West; 305-296-7399
Step inside this off-the-beaten path gallery for an array of colorful art and sculpture by national artists, plus sculpture crafted from natural materials by owner and iconic Key West artist Helen Harrison.
825 White Street, Key West; 305-294-0609
Husband and wife artists and gallery owners Kelly Lever and Adam Russell showcase their own vibrant and cheerful pottery and fine art at this popular Duval Street gallery. Items range from functional pieces like tea bowls to large-scale sculpture.
1203 Duval Street, Key West; 305-900-8303
Men’s and women’s clothing perfect for coastal life, including a great selection of hats and tees, plus amazing kids clothing and accessories.
611 Duval Street, Key West; 305-304-5004
A tiny shop selling the original, hand-woven Panama hat, whimsical fascinators, along with colorful, woven bags and handmade jewelry.
510 Fleming Street and 291 Front Street Key West; 305-296-6059