Terranea Resort

Best Hotel Gift Shop, August 2011

The shops at the Terranea Resort aren’t just for tourists—Palos Verdes locals come here for high-end gifts. Pointe Discovery has outdoorsy accessories such as backpacks with pictures of endangered species, hiking gear, and James Perse sportswear. The Marea boutique spreads across three rooms filled with jewelry, DVF leather flip-flops, swimsuits for all ages, and Alice+Olivia dresses. The Spa at Terranea shop carries a host of aromatherapy lotions and perfume solids, Michael Star hats, Zen poetry books, and T-shirts that wish you namaste.