Enjoying your Virginia Beach vacation but itching for some major retail therapy? The Shops at Hilltop, located only two miles from the Oceanfront at the intersection of First Colonial and Laskin Roads, is a shopper’s paradise.

Divided into Hilltop West, North, and East, this high-end shopping center has over 120 shops, boutiques, services, and eateries. Winner of The Virginian Pilot Reader’s Choice Award for “Best Shopping Center in Virginia Beach” 21 years in a row, visitors of The Shops At Hilltop quickly become loyal repeat customers who enjoy the selection and quality found only in this iconic beach shopping mecca.

From national anchors like SteinMart, Athleta, Great Outdoor Provision Co., Ethan Allen and the YMCA, to local favorites such as TASTE, Baker’s Crust and No Frill Grill, The Shops At Hilltop has something for everyone. Browse a variety of stores and services specializing in accessories, clothing, and shoes; banking; beauty and hair; children’s apparel; electronics and entertainment; fitness classes & apparel; outdoor sporting goods; gifts and floral arrangements; health; home; jewelry; office supplies; pet supplies; and travel.

The 22 food establishments include international cuisine like Nawab Indian Cuisine, Otani Japanese Steak and Seafood, and Baladi Mediterranean Cafe, while offering plenty of American specialties such as The Melting Pot, Tapped Gastropub, Saladworks, Fruitive Vegan & Vegetarian, Your Pie, Five Guys and many others.

The Shops At Hilltop has a very useful website which allows potential customers to search an interactive store directory and map, view links to the shopping center’s businesses, get directions, and learn about upcoming events. Special events take place almost weekly, so be sure to check often for the most up-to-date event listings.

The Shops At Hilltop hours vary by store.