Summer is just around the corner and you know what that means … reuniting with the beach! Sun, sand, relaxation — if we close our eyes, we’re pretty much already there. But there’s only one thing that stands between you and your next beach vacation: packing. Since it can ruin your mojo to set up shop at the beach and realize you forgot something you need at home, we made a list of all your must-have beach essentials.
Sunnylife Beach Cabana
Get shade for days! Everyone will want to camp out under this cabana to find some relief from the sun with its UPF 50 sun protection coating. Designed to accommodate up to two adults and two kids, it’s easy to set up and includes a carrying bag to transport and store it.
Sunday Riley Light Hearted Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Sunscreen
Both a mineral and chemical sunscreen, this 99.9% oil-free formulation of face sunscreen is great for all skin types and tones, while also protecting from blue light and harmful environmental encounters. Providing UVA and UVB ray protection at SPF 30, its velvet finish also minimizes the look of pores while helping to reduce the appearance of dark spots, lines, and wrinkles.
BTB Los Angeles Hola Beaches Straw Tote
We love a bag with a witty saying. The extra-large interior and open-top access make it perfect for holding everything you need. (It’s even big enough to hold multiple towels!) It’s made of straw and polyester for added durability, and with a 7.5” strap drop, it fits comfortably under your arm or as a tote.
Dagne Dover Joey Water Resistant Changing Kit
If you’re beaching it with a little one, this water-resistant changing kit makes on-the-go diaper changes a breeze. It features a changing pad and zippered pockets for your wipes, creams, and diapers. In addition, it easily attaches or clips to your beach cart or beach bag for hands-free access.
Summersalt Cover-Up Dress
Available in sizes XS to 2XL, all shapes and sizes will find this chic, soft organic cotton gauze coverup comfy for all-day wear. In neutral white or olive green, it makes a romantic statement over any swimsuit when it gets chilly or if you want more coverage. The cuffs adjust to the length you desire.
Stanley Adventure Reusable Tumbler
There’s nothing like an ice-cold beverage to cool off in the sun. This tumbler keeps drinks cold for up to five hours, and iced drinks iced for up to 30. Available in 20 oz. or 30 oz. sizes and in various colors, this tumbler will help keep you hydrated all summer.
Birkenstock Gizeh Sandals
Birkenstocks are back — but did they actually ever go away? There’s so much to love about these staple sandals, including their durability, comfort, and color options. Their one-of-a-kind contoured cork footbed molds to your feet as you wear them, getting more comfortable by the minute for a custom fit.
Business & Pleasure Co. Beach Towel
The quality and texture of your beach towel can make or break your day, which is why we love these vintage stripe beach towels. The yellow and white style is equal parts modern and vintage, while its soft cotton weave makes it luxuriously soft for drying off. They’re also generously sized, so people of all heights and body types don’t get sandy.
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