Shopping & Services in Comox Valley
From quaint art and gift shops through to chain stores, historic buildings to modern shopping centres, the Comox Valley offers shoppers diversity and selection.
Cliffe Avenue in downtown Courtenay brings you to The Romance Shop, which is the largest upscale adult boutique on Vancouver Island with the best selection of lingerie and adult novelties. Further along Cliffe Avenue at between 4th and 5th Streets is a place you will not want to miss.
Close by, on 6th Street, takes you to Ski Tak Hut, Vancouver Island's ski and snowboard shop since 1976. A couple of blocks further up 6th Street and you are at Edible Island Whole Foods Market. They provide nutrition-conscious shoppers a complete and extensive selection of organic whole foods.
5th Street has numerous great stores, starting with Kradles, a unique baby and children's store which offers quality children's clothing, gifts and accessories. Laughing Oyster Bookshop offers charm from the past, choices from the present and knowledge of books to come. Serving the Comox Valley by the Big Clock since 1970, Graham’s Jewellers is a family owned independent jewellery and giftware store. Jim's Clothes Closet has been dressing Vancouver Island men for over 46 years.
The 300 block of 5th Street also has an eclectic selection of stores to visit with Francis Jewellers has been at the same 5th Street location for 80 years. They feature a great selection of watches and estate jewellery.
The Ski Surf & Kayak Shop has been THE fun place to shop in Courtenay for great fashions, technical wear and equipment.
Not to be outdone, the 400 block of 5th Street features many interesting top end stores that are not to be missed. The Everything Wet Store carries a wide selection of swim and rain wear, year-round, with sized rangng from infant to ladies plus 24 and men's XXL.
Visit the Comox Valley's newest shoe store and step out in style at Shoebiz who feature the most fabulous shoes and boots.
Brenda’s Glass Expressions is a retail store, studio, classroom and gallery located along the waterfront heading to Comox from Courtenay. They feature glass working tools and supplies for stained glass, mosaic, lampworking, fusing and etching. Courses are available throughout the year.
Brian Scott Fine Art is located in Black Creek just north of Courtenay and is well worth the trek to get there. He paints the essence of Vancouver Island by defining B.C.'s West Coast.
A number of interesting places to visit in the community of Fanny Bay include Fanny Bay Oysters Seafood Shop where you can find farm fresh oysters, live in the shell, fresh shucked and IQF, plus farm fresh clams, also fresh in the shell and IQF, available year round.
At Fanny Bay Trading, the gallery features a beautiful selection of West Coast Native art, from hand-carved masks to colourful moccasins to elegant silver jewellery.