Whether you are a golden tanned beach bum or a sand castle novice, having the right beach gear can make or break your vacation in paradise. From umbrellas to coolers, and all the fun things for activities, being prepared for your next trip to the beach is all about the accessories. So to boost up your next trip, here are all the essential items you’ll need before you hit the sand.
Beach Umbrellas & Accessories
Essential for a long day at the beach, umbrellas and tents are the perfect portable shelters so you don’t bake in the sun like a lobster. But times have changed and today’s umbrellas aren’t like your parents umbrellas, now-a-days these umbrellas and tents come with perks!
6FT BEACH UMBRELLA WITH BUILT IN SAND SCREW
Picking out the right beach umbrella can be hard. What color do I want, what features do I want? This Ammsun Umbrella is one of the best all-in-one umbrellas you’ll find. Good construction and easy to setup.
6FT BEACH UMBRELLA WITH BUILT IN SAND SCREW
Don’t want to blend in with the crowd and spend 30 mins hunting for your stuff after taking a dip in the ocean? These colorful umbrella options will separate you from the crowd.
SPORT-BRELLA XL BEACH UMBRELLA
If you want a little extra shade through out the day, or just a cozy little paradise to yourself on a busy beach, the Sport-Brella XL is a great option to give you 360 sun protection.
PORTABLE BEACH CABANA
Want the experience of having an exclusive beach cabana without the rental fees? This portable cabana by QIPI is perfect for living the luxurious live on all of your beach vacations.
SUN NINJA BEACH TENT
Take an innovative approach to your whole family’s sun protection needs with the Sun Ninja Beach Tent. This unique tent is easy to setup and tear down, and collapses down for easy transport to and from the beach.
BEACH UMBRELLA ATTACHABLE TABLE
The thing you never knew you needed at the beach until you get one is an attachable beach table. Nothing changes your lounging experience like this convenience.
Beach Blankets & Towels
Nothing stakes out your territory on the beach like a good beach blanket! This is going to be your home base for a day of fun in the sun, so make sure you pick out the perfect one. Comfort, size, and ease of cleanup should be your deciding factors when adding this to your beach gear list.
SAND-PROOF OVERSIZED BEACH BLANKET
Looking for a beach blanket that can fit the whole family? This blanket is easily portable, comes with stakes so it won’t fly away, and easily cleans up after a day at the beach.
BAZAAR 100% COTTON TURKISH BEACH TOWEL
Soft, durable, and lightweight these turkish beach towels are a stitch above the rest. Easy to shake the sand off and quick drying, these beach towels were made with all day comfort in mind.
SAND CLOUD TURKISH BEACH TOWEL
These beautifully designed hand woven beach towels are a great way to show off your style at the beach. With an added bonus, Sand Cloud donates a portion of all sales to marine wildlife conservation.
Sit back, relax, and enjoy the views. There is no better way to enjoy the beach than from a comfy beach chair. Whether you are looking for features or comfort, these chairs have it all.
G.O.A.T. BACKPACK BEACH CHAIR
Elevate your beach game to the next level with this beach chair. No more carrying your chair out to the sand, just sling it on your back like a beach pro.
SPORT-BRELLA BACKPACK BEACH CHAIR
Backpack beach chairs are great, but this chair comes with the storage to match the comfort. Sport-Brella put a full sized backpack for storage on the back of this chair so you wouldn’t have to carry anything in your hands.
OSTRICH SUN TAN LOUNGE CHAIR
Never worry about tanning your back or relaxing at the beach again with the Ostrich chaise lounge chair. With a flip up head rest you can easily lay your chair down and flip over without having to turn your head side to side.
SUN SHADE BEACH CHAIR
Who needs an umbrella when you have one built into your chair? This portable sun shade chair is comfortable and comes in a number of options.
Coolers & Ice Chests
What can be more essential at the beach than keeping your drinks cold on a hot summer day? Whether you want to keep the party going, or just want to keep yourself hydrated, these are the must have coolers you’ll need next time you are at the beach.
YETI TUNDRA PORTABLE WHEELED COOLER
There’s a reason they say that nothing beats a Yeti Cooler, that because nothing does. But if you are headed to the beach, you’ll want something with wheels!
RTIC 52 QUART PORTABLE WHEELED COOLER
Not to be outshined, RTIC makes a great wheeled cooler that will keep your drinks cold all day long at an affordable price to go along with it.
CAMP-ZERO 20L HAND-HELD COOLER
Compact, Portable, and stylish this 20L Cooler is perfect for trips to the beach. Well built and customizable, this cooler comes in 15+ colors to always match your style.
RTIC 20 QUART PORTABLE HAND-HELD COOLER
Looking to be a little more portable, this RTIC 20 Qt cooler is perfect for smaller groups or a picnic lunch at the beach. Rugged and hand-held it won’t disappoint.
ARTIC ZONE TITAN 30 CAN COOLER
If you want a portable cooler with a little more flexibility, the Artic Zone Titan is a great cooler that offers stacked layers in the cold zone, and pockets on the exterior of the cooler.
ICEMULE 15L BACKPACK COOLER
Don’t feel like carrying your cooler to the beach? This Cooler backpack from Ice Mule is perfect for long hikes out to the beach. 24 Hours of cooling and fully collapsible for easy storage, this cooler is a must have.
YETI 42oz RAMBLER BEACH MUG
There is no point in bringing a cooler to the beach if you can’t keep your drink cold while you’re out having fun. This 42oz Mug with a straw will keep your drink cold so you can keep the party going all day long!
Beach Tech & Gear
Most people don’t think of the beach as a high-tech zone, but these gadgets and must have beach gear were made to take your beach vacation to the next level.
JBL CLIP 4 BLUETOOTH SPEAKER
Never worry about your speaker getting sandy or kicked around at the beach ever again. The JBL Clip 4 was made perfectly to clip onto your umbrella or chair and stay there all day. Waterproof.
JBL FLIP 5 BLUETOOTH SPEAKER
Crank the party up to level 11 and throw in a little bass with the JBL Flip 5 is the speaker you need. Waterproof with 12 hours of battery.
GOAL ZERO WATERPROOF BATTERY PACK
Never let your phone battery go low or your speaker lose power with this durable waterproof battery pack from Goal Zero. It can charge up to 5 full phones.
MASTERLOCK PORTABLE LOCK BOX
Do you always worry about someone taking your keys or stealing your phone when you are away from your umbrella? This portable lock box can wrap around the pole of your umbrella and can fit 2 phones and keys.
WATERPROOF PHONE CASE
If you plan on bringing your phone to the beach or anywhere near water, this case is a must have. It is waterproof down to 90 ft, and allows you to still use your phone while in the case (yes, that means underwater photos too).
UNDERWATER ZOOM CAMERA
Planning on going snorkeling off a beautiful beach and want the pictures to show your friends? The TG-7 Underwater Camera is truly one of a kind. Dive up to 50 ft deep and still be able to use the zoon and rear display.
JUGGERNAUT BEACH WAGON
If you have ever had to drag a family’s worth of beach gear out to the beach, you can appreciate the need for a cart. Not all carts however are made for the beach. The Juggernaut cart comes with wheels that won’t sink in the sand so you can load it up with stuff without any hassle.
Watersports & Floats
Where’s the fun in going to the beach if you aren’t jumping into the water too cool off and enjoy the surf? This watersport beach gear list will make you fall in love with the ocean all over again. From relaxation to high adrenaline, this list has got something for everyone.
FUN BEACH FLOATS
Looking for a little fun in the sun as you float the high seas? This 2-pack of beach floats are sure to have you and your friends relaxing in style.
2 PERSON BEACH FLOAT
Relaxing beachside is always better with friends. This 2 Person float is perfect for taking the party out to the water.
PARTY ISLAND BEACH FLOAT
Why does the party have to end at the shoreline when you can float the whole party instead. This large group beach float comes with cup holders, an ice chest, and room for all of your friends and family.
LUXURY BEACH FLOAT WITH SUNSHADE
Relax in luxury as you float beside the beach in this amazing float. Made to comfortable fit 2-3 people and keep the sun out of your eyes, this float is just a little extra luxury in paradise.
BATTERY POWERED AIR PUMP
Forget the days when you use to have to blow up your entire family’s inflatables by yourself. Save time and breath with this battery powered air pump.
SURF BODYBOARD WITH LEASH
Ride the waves in style with this slick body board. This is a full size bodyboard rated up to 210 lbs. Don’t let good curls go to waste when you’ve got this Thurso Surf Bodyboard.
US DIVERS SNORKEL KIT
One of the leading producers of Diving & Snorkel equipment, US Divers makes a great snorkel set. Make sure you select the set that matches your foot size.
FULL FACE SNORKEL AND FINS
For those of you that want to explore under the sea but don’t like the feel of regular masks, this innovative design combines the mask and snorkel together to make swimming with the fishes a little more comfortable.
INFLATABLE PADDLE BOARD
Have fun cruising the beachline with this inflatable paddleboard from Avendor. Equipped with everything you’ll need to get started, paddleboarding is a great way to ride the waves and explore the coastline.
INFLATABLE 2 SEAT KAYAK
Take your adventures to a whole new level with this Explorer K2 inflatable kayak. Made for 2, this kayak is easy to transport and get on the water. Go exploring where no one else can with this kayak!
Beach Games & Activities
There is no better way to have some fun in the sun than with these must have beach games so you can keep the party going all day long. Keep your family engaged and your friends happy with these fun beach games.
SPIKEBALL GAME SET
This fun and innovative 4 player game has become a beach favorite for many. Simple to play, and easy to setup, it’s fun for the whole family.
LADDER TOSS GAME SET
Simple to play and always a blast, the ladder toss game is great for your next beach party. Challenge your friends and see who can hold their own throughout the day.
BOTTLE BASH GAME
Don’t just bring a boring old Frisby to the beach this season, up your game play with Bottle Bash. Compete to nock the other teams bottle off their pole while they defend it and try to catch your throw.
FUNSPARKS LAWN DARTS
These beach lawn darts were made safe and fun for the whole family to bring to the beach. Compact and portable this is a great family game to stuff in your beach wagon.
Kid Friendly Toys & Must Haves
Kids will always remember the fun times they have at the beach, so it important as a parent to make sure they have what they need to be safe and have fun! These kid friendly items are great for kids under 10 so don’t leave home without them.
POP-UP KID’S SUN SHADE WITH POOL
There is nothing more important to the health of your child than keeping their skin safe while you spend your day at the beach. This portable baby tent with built in pool is a must have for your little ones.
KID’S WATER SHOES
It’s always a smart idea to protect your kids feat at the beach. You never know what’s just under the sand, and with so many cute colors and sizes these shoes are a perfect fit your your little ones.
It’s important to protect our kids from the sun so they are free to go run and play at the beach and make all those fun memories. Sizes range from 3mo – 3T in both boys and girls patterns.
BEACH SAND TOY SET
Great for kids 3+ this beach kit has all the tools your kids will need to dig for shells, build a sand castle, and dig a moat. Set your kids up for sand castle success with this beach sand kit! Comes with a carrying pouch.
NERF SPORTS BALLS (3-PACK)
Fun, soft, and durable these Nerf sports balls are great for kids 4-10. Well designed for good grip but soft enough so no one gets hurt. Your kids will love running around with these all day long at the beach.
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