Touring Options

We are offering several options for tours:

-Virtual via FaceTime or Zoom
-Virtual via emailed videos. You can also check out the video/photos our website has to offer.
-Self-Guided
-Guided*

* Please note, if you prefer a guided tour over a virtual or self-guided tour, there are a few policies we have set in place for everyone’s protection:

-No more than 4 people in your group to tour
-Masks are required through the duration of your visit (ages 10+), we ask that you provide your own



Call 757-471-2004 Monday-Friday between 9 AM and 5 PM to schedule your tour! 

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Find Fun Beach Decor at These Virginia Beach Shops

Celebrate all the beauty of the Virginia Beach oceanside with a gift from one of these cool local shops. The creative venues offer one-of-a-kind nautical-themed decor and trinkets you will love. You don't have to travel far from the apartments in Virginia Beach to discover unique, sea-inspired treasures. Take a bit of the beach home with you from these fun decor shops.

Sunshine Sweet Peas

Sunshine Sweet Peas brings the whimsy of the seaside to a whole new level. The family-owned and operated shop is all about summer color and smiling faces. From art to furniture to jewelry, you won't find more interesting coastal-inspired decor anywhere in town. Owner Steff Speirs makes sure the store represents local talent as well as her own.

The boutique is known for upcycling discarded objects into new works of art. Vintage glass and china are crafted into quirky seahorses. You’ll also find old furniture revamped with creative painting. 

Sea La Vie

Sea La Vie is a small gift shop with a big heart. Owner Madeleine Philipp opened its doors in 2018 with the ocean-loving community in mind. The cozy venue is bursting with high-quality items with just the right seafaring vibe. You’ll be impressed by the uncommon selection of beachy knickknacks, mermaid jewelry, and maritime-themed clothes.

Sea La Vie also has a wonderful website for easy browsing and hassle-free ordering. Check the store out if you are looking for something different for your Apartments at Spence Crossing home.

Mermaid Factory

At The Mermaid Factory, handcrafted creativity rules the day. Mermaids and dolphins, which are the official Virginia Beach city mascots, are the focus of this unique shop. You can purchase a pre-made, jauntily-painted mermaid statue. In addition, you can get your hands busy painting your own for a personal touch.

Not only that, but owners Elaine Luria and Robert Blondin also share proceeds from every sale with local organizations benefiting the arts. 

After browsing fun beach decor shops in Virginia Beach, take a stroll to enjoy the beautiful local art scene. To see our spacious luxury apartments in Virginia Beach firsthand, please contact us for more information.

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