The primary purpose of shopping centres is to provide the basic commodities for local residents so that they have their everyday needs met. But as the time passed, shopping centres now provide visitors with a form of entertainment as well.
Sorrento may be a small town but it has some great shopping facilities that cater to local shoppers.
The primary shopping destination for residents is Seacrest Village Shopping Centre with most Sorrento locals relying on this centre for their essential conveniences.
There are other shopping centres in neighbouring suburbs that shoppers also frequent when they are not able to find what they are looking for at Seacrest. For instance, there is Westfield Whitford City which is situated in Hillarys, a suburb next to Sorrento. Other large shopping centres that are in close proximity to the area are Greenwood Village Shopping Centre, Centro Warwick and Lakeside Joondalup Shopping City in Joondalup.
An all-in-one entertainment area where the residents can shop and have fun is Sorrento Quay Boardwalk which is situated in Hillarys Boat Harbour. It houses blocks of retail stores, specialty shops and restaurants where residents can shop and also dine. Some of the retailers in the centre include Zubias Threading, Croc Shoes on the Quay, Sweethearts English Candy Specialists and many others.
There are other recreational venues at the Boardwalk including a leisure park and a protected swimming beach. It is an ideal place where the whole family can have fun. It offers lots of activities so there is always something for everyone. In addition, it launches different programs every school holidays that keep children suitably occupied when not in school.