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Where are the best places to buy beach towels and swimsuits?

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Where are the best places to buy beach towels and swimsuits?

My wife and I are coming to Sarasota in a few days and we want to buy new beach towels and a bikini for her. I'm sure there are some good shops that are not too expensive. We have been in the area before, so anywhere from Siesta to Anna Maria would be fine. Thanks.

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1. Re: Where are the best places to buy beach towels and swimsuits?

Island Bazaar on AMI is good for swim suits. Located just south of hte Rt. 64 intersection, where Publix is.

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2. Re: Where are the best places to buy beach towels and swimsuits?

Where will you be staying? Downtown, Siesta??

There are great sales all over town and plenty of beach wear stores. I would get towels at Walmart, Target etc.

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3. Re: Where are the best places to buy beach towels and swimsuits?

Swimsuits at any of the Swim City or Swim Mart stores; towels, etc. at WalMart, Target, CVS, Davidson's.

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4. Re: Where are the best places to buy beach towels and swimsuits?

Swimsuits....Ross, Marshalls.... Macy's

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5. Re: Where are the best places to buy beach towels and swimsuits?

SRQgirl: we are staying on Lido,so we will be able to get anywhere pretty quick.

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6. Re: Where are the best places to buy beach towels and swimsuits?

If you're going to be visiting in the near future, there are lots of sales going on at many shops on St. Armands Circle...upscale items are reduced.

Also swim wear shops in Siesta Village. (Ocean Blvd)

Have lunch at both areas and shop.

Splash on US 41 has a large selection, too.

In addition to all those previously mentioned.

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7. Re: Where are the best places to buy beach towels and swimsuits?

Alvin's Island (St. Armands) is all about beach-oriented things (towels, etc.) though I don't think they have swimsuits. If you don't find what you need on St. Armands, I think the nearest decent swimsuit store would be Swim City, about 4 miles up on Longboat. Other relatively close places for beach towels, etc., would be the Publix on 12th Street at 41or Davidson Drugs on Bahia Vista at 41 (both with limited selections).

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8. Re: Where are the best places to buy beach towels and swimsuits?

Alvins Island as mentioned in the previous reply (which is located on St Armands Circle) has a good choice of swim wear and beach towels at resonable prices.

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