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Shopping in Avarua - authentic goods, best outlets, malls and boutiques

Avarua is a popular tourist destination, so it’s not surprising that it has many attractive stores and souvenir shops. However, you will not find large shopping centers offering the latest fashion collections. At the same time, the stores selling original handmade souvenirs and accessories in the regional style are widely spread here. You’ll have the opportunity to buy great memorable gifts for yourself and your loved ones. Many local shops also offer their customers a rich selection of beach accessories.
The north of the island of Rarotonga is the location of the national capital of the Cook Islands – Avarua. When translated from the Maori language, which is a local dialect, the name of … Open
Among all available product categories, it is worth paying special attention to leather goods. Fans of practical souvenirs will definitely like beautiful wallets, belts, bags, and other highest-quality accessories, which are sold at the most attractive prices. Local craftsmen use seashells and corals to make amazing jewelry that doesn’t leave girls and ladies indifferent.
Tivaevae Collectables Cultural Gift Shop located in one of the most remote areas of the beach has a very interesting selection of local products. Pay special attention to colorful decorative pillows with tropical motifs, as well as beautiful women’s sundresses and pareos. The store’s specialization is textiles so here you can get yourself chic bed sets and very cute handmade toys. Copyright
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A very popular duty-free shop is CITC. Many tourists come here to buy all kinds of goods at the most attractive prices. It always offers a broad choice of alcoholic beverages from various countries. You’ll also find textiles and original souvenirs here.
The nearby Perfumes of Rarotonga Factory is a must-visit for ladies. Despite its name, this perfume shop sells only perfumes but also local organic cosmetics, as well as some classic souvenirs. Skin and hair care products based on natural plant ingredients and oils are very popular among customers. If you are looking for original souvenirs, pay special attention to wooden handicrafts in this shop.
Of course, the most popular entertainments among visitors to Avarua are beach recreation, water sports, and exploring local natural landmarks. The city is a great starting point for … Open
Connoisseurs of elite alcoholic drinks should definitely look into The Bond Liquor Store near the city center. This one sells wines, liqueurs, gin, and other types of alcohol brought here from various countries of the world. Among the drinks presented here are both quite affordable and very rare drinks that can complement any bar.
One of the city’s most unusual souvenir shops is Cooks Fudge Factory. At the entrance, you’ll meet a large parrot statue carved from wood and painted by hand. The store’s product range is very broad. It includes cute colored glass figurines of various shapes and sizes. Female customers will surely enjoy a large selection of organic cosmetics and natural oils. At the same time, men will be offered a large choice of colorful T-shirts, great hats and sunglasses. And do not ignore the section with sweets that can be bought by weight. The store also has a large children's toys section.
The north of the island of Rarotonga is the location of the national capital of the Cook Islands – Avarua. When translated from the Maori language, which is a local dialect, the name of … Open
Fishers Black Pearl Jewellery store is very popular among wealthy travelers in Avarua. Its main feature is a huge selection of natural stone jewelry. You will have the opportunity to pick some beautiful earrings, rings, and necklaces. Fortunately, the store offers items in various price categories. Some of the most expensive are exclusive black pearl jewelry.
In search of memorable gifts, many tourists go to Avarua Shopping Centre that comprises several shopping pavilions. This shopping complex is highly valued for its large selection of handicrafts. Particular attention should be paid to beautiful crafts made of wood and shells. Here you can find pretty interesting decorations for home. Go to a large textiles section for beautiful clothes made from natural fabrics or nice hats. The choice of inexpensive souvenirs is also impressive in this shopping center. You’ll be offered a rich selection of calendars, postcards, magnets, and beach accessories that don’t cost much.
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