Looking for something unique to San Clemente to give as a gift this season? We’ve got you covered! Our beachy gift guide makes it easy to narrow in on exactly where to go shop for that special someone, whether they need some high-quality sports gear or a surf-inspired wardrobe update! 

Take a look at these 5 local businesses in San Clemente:

Photo courtesy of the Hobie Surf Shop Facebook page


From humble beginnings, Hobie is a surf shop that offers high-end casual and athletic wear, as well as surfing and everyday accessories. With selections for men, women, and children, there is something for every family member at Hobie.

  • 167 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente; 151 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente
  • Hours: 10:00am-6:00pm

Photo courtesy of the Salt Life Facebook page

Salt Life

If you live a life of surfing, diving, and enjoying the water, Salt Life is the place for you. Their selection of clothes and accessories combine function with a beach vibe that’s ideal for all ocean lovers. So, check out this shop and start living the Salt Life.

  • 157 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente
  • Hours: 10:00am-7:00pm

Photo courtesy of the Rip Curl Facebook page

Rip Curl

For the best beach clothes and accessories, Rip Curl has you covered. Their unique selection‒from wetsuits to specialized watches for surfing‒showcases a deep knowledge of the surfer lifestyle. If you’re looking for the perfect gift for the surfer in your life, Rip Curl is your one-stop shop! 

  • 3801 S. El Camino Real, San Clemente
  • Hours: 9:00am-7:00pm

Photo courtesy of the Rainbow Sandals Facebook page

Rainbow Sandals

Started in 1974, Rainbow Sandals handcrafts shoes that are durable, comfortable, and high quality. With specially-formulated glue and rubber, each shoe provides comfort without breakage! If you’re looking for a gift that someone can love for a long time, consider checking out Rainbow Sandals! 

  • 326 Los Molinos, San Clemente
  • Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday; 10:00am-5:00pm Saturday-Sunday

Trestles Surf Outlet

For quality surfing accessories at low prices, there’s no better place than Trestles. This outlet of Rip Curl features the same great clothes, accessories, and surf gear for much less. If you are on a budget but still want to capture that surfer vibe, check out Trestles Surf Outlet.

  • 3011 S El Camino Real, San Clemente
  • Hours: 9:00am-7:00pm

Still someone on your gift-giving list who needs something extra-special? Check out our other recommendations on where to shop in San Clemente: 

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