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Gift Shop in Big SurBig Sur is filled with a colorful blend of unique shopping opportunities. All of the art galleries and gift shops offer handcrafted items by Big Sur artisans. And that's not all! All the gift shops and galleries offer a unique adventure in shopping for the unusual.

You will be entertained by the great variety, choice, and quality of collectibles from around the world along with our very own local artists. We invite you to peek into our fun showcases online, or even better, next time you are in Big Sur come on in and browse around.

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Big Sur Deli & General Store

(831) 667-2225 Located at the center of Big Sur next to the United States Post Office. One of the largest selections of Big Sur T-Shirts, sweatshirts, & postcards. Also including a variety of Big Sur books, magnets, coffee mugs, stickers, and many other souvenir items, all at reasonable prices. Opens early at 7:00 a.m. and closes late, at 9:00 p.m., seven days a week.

Big Sur Garden Gallery (831) 667-2000 Housed in the intimate, airy reincarnation of a former greenhouse at Loma Vista Gardens, the Garden Gallery features a wide array of small-batch crafts and one-of-a-kind art pieces, drawn primarily from local artisans. Our handcrafted keepsakes include jewelry; sculpture; soaps and perfumes; clothing and accessories; cards; prints; and orignal fine art painting and photography. Open 9:30 - 6:30.
Big Sur Lodge Gift Shop (831) 667-3100 Featuring a wide array of eclectic gifts, State Park souvenirs, jewelry, pottery & the largest selection of T-shirts & sweatshirts in the area. 8 am -9 pm daily.
Brooks Gallery (805) 924-1506 Brooks Gallery showcases one-of-a-kind pieces of hand-crafted furuniture constructed from salvaged trees by Brooks Lawrence as well as sculpture, paintings, jewelry and ceramics by local artists. The gallery is located two miles south of Hearst Castle.
Big Sur Coast Gallery

(831) 667 2301 Established in 1958, Coast Gallery was the first gallery in Big Sur.  Located on Highway One 30 miles south of Carmel and 60 miles north of Hearst Castle, the gallery is nestled in a Redwood Canyon beside a mountain stream.  A historic landmark with distinctive water-tank architecture, the 7,500 sf gallery features prominent local artists, Loet Vanderveen and James Hunolt, and international favorites, Henry Miller and Marc Chagall. Open Daily 10:00 - 5:00 pm.
The Big Sur Coast Gallery invites you to visit and sample the cuisine that celebrates the best seasonally inspired food from California. The Big Sur Coast Gallery also welcomes your leashed pets throughout the gallery and outside on the café deck. Water bowls and treats are provided

Chappellet Studios

(831) 624-7887 Studio of artist Lygia Chappellet and home of the womens art collective, Hoop of Eight - inspired and motivated by artist and teacher Ronna Rio.
Fernwood Resort (831) 667-2422 Providing camping gear, clothing and outdoor equipment. Maps and backcountry information available as well as books, bicycle repair equipment. Everything you need to make your stay in Big Sur more comfortable and memorable.
Hawthorne Gallery (831) 667-3200 Representing the work of Gregory Hawthorne and six additional talented members of the Hawthorne family, as well as the work of ten other nationally known artists in contemporary painting, sculpture, blown glass, ceramics and cloissoné. The gallery is located across from Nepenthe and also exhibits Albert Paley’s forged steel masterpieces, Max DeMoss’ bronze works and renowned Big Sur artist Barbara Spring’s creations in wood. Open daily 10:00 am - 6:00 pm.
Heartbeat Gift Gallery (831) 667-2557 (800) 499-6564: An adventure in shopping for the unusual exotic and erotic. You will be entertained by the great variety, choice and quality of jewelry, clothing and collectibles from around the world along with our very own local artists. We invite you to peek into our fun showcases on line (www.heartbeatbigsur.com) or even better, next time you are in Big Sur come on in. We are located at the Big Sur River Inn.
Henry Miller Library (831) 667-2574 Championing the works of the American author, artist and Big Sur resident, Henry Miller. Gallery, sculpture garden, bookstore with a treasure of fine books, art, music, and history of the area. Many items, including rare books, are for sale. Available for special events.
Local Color (831) 667-0481 Central Coast Artisans Gallery. Featuring Fine art as well as handcrafts by local artists. Large variety of Big Sur Jade, redwood bowls, and tie dyed clothing. Open 10 AM - 5 PM every day. Located in the Village Shops adjacent to the Big Sur River Inn.
Lucia Lodge (831) 667-2391 In addition to our cliff side lodging and our restaurant which offers panoramic patio dining, Lucia has a general store and gift gallery. The store carries a wide variety of groceries, beverages, snack items, camping supplies, books, cards, jewelry, stickers, t-shirts, sweat shirts, and many other gift and souvenir items. Peak season hours are 8:00am – 9:00pm seven days a week. Off season hours may vary.
New Camaldoli Hermitage

(831) 667-2456 x105 Located near Lucia on the southern Big Sur Coast, we offer an extensive combination of art, paintings, gifts, and a treasure of fine religious and spiritual books. We are open seven days a week and feature art created by members of our community and other local artists. We have a beautiful collection of religious items, jewelry, cards, candles, and much more, including our Holy Granola and our famous brandy-dipped fruitcakes and date-nut cakes.

The Phoenix at Nepenthe (831) 667-2347 The Phoenix is a unique gift shop featuring exceptional merchandise from around the world as well as from local artisans. Handcrafted fine jewelry, home décor and furniture, boutique clothing, books, toys, textiles, ceramics and personal care products are just some of the wide array of creative items for sale. The Phoenix is proud to always feature Erin Gafill’s plein aire oil paintings and Kaffe Fassett’s one-of-a-kind knits and fabric artwork. Open 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.
Post Ranch Mercantile (831) 667-2795 Post Ranch Mercantile offers fine goods from Post Ranch Inn, featuring collections of all-natural clothing, natural body care products, organic cotton bedding and towels, distinctive pottery and glass, unusual home accessories, hand-made jewelry, painting, sculpture, and more. Located at Post Ranch Inn. Open 9:30 am to 5:00 pm daily.
The Dome Studio, Art by Sofanya (831) 626-2876 Watch your inner landscape unfold in brilliant colors while discovering your Spirit Guides, Angels, Animal Spirits, and Soul Mates as Sofanya paints your essence through your unique color patterns.
Sofanya has been creating her "Essence Portraits" for over 16 years now, both at her Dome Gallery and Studios and through her website for people unable to get to Big Sur.
A visit to her Dome Gallery & Studios and Carabella's Theatre in the magical redwood forest is not to be missed.
Halfway between Carmel and Big Sur you will find many paintings, redwood carvings and sculptures by Sofanya as well as other local artists. Contact us for open studio weekends, workshops, events, appointments or to order online.
The Gallery at Ventana (831) 667-2787 THE GALLERY AT VENTANA offers a unique collection of original works by local artists and craftspeople.  Here you’ll find painting, sculpture, photography, jewelry, glass, ceramics and fiber art. There is also a selection of books, cards, prints, music, candles and gourmet food items as well as Ventana logo wear.
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