32 Beach Gifts For Sun, Sand & Surf Lovers

Updated on November 12, 2021 Updated on Nov 12, 2021
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    Nothing beats a day by the sea – the soothing sounds of the water, the smell of salt in the air, sand between your toes, a sneaky cocktail in hand… But these cute and functional beach gifts will completely upgrade any ocean lover’s day.

  1. Sand + Water Resistant Beach Blanket
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    No one likes a sandy butt. So keep the body crevices sand-free with this giant beach mat that’s both sand and water repellent (and machine washable.) It then easily folds into a compact tote with a padded shoulder strap for easy transportation. An ideal gift for any beach-loving family.

  3. Drinks-On-The-Go Tote Bag
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    You’ll never look at a beach bag the same again. This one can store and pour up to two bottles of wine in a secret insulated zippered pocket. It’s the perfect amount to share with your friends plus it’s still roomy enough to fit all your essentials: keys, wallet, cell phone, books, or beach towel in a separate main compartment. 

  5. Towel Clips
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    Keep your towel secured to your beach chair and enjoy the sun without the hassle of re-adjusting that slipping towel, with these vibrant Boca Clips. Choose from multiple designs from margaritas to sea turtles. You can also use them to hang your wet swimsuit.

  7. Mesh Beach Tote
  8. Even if they love the beach they don’t want to take it home with them. This beach bag is made from coated canvas that repels water, while the mesh helps sand shake free easily. Then there’s the insulated cooler bag section for keeping food and drinks cool and a free bonus waterproof cellphone case.

  9. Sport-Brella
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    With an innovative design, the Sport-Brella protects you from the elements but won’t restrict your view. It’s a beach umbrella, a sun tent, a rain shelter, and much more – all in one single umbrella. The best part is that it sets up and comes down in seconds. 

  11. Waterproof Cell Case
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    These universal waterproof cases protect your phone from water and sand damage while still allowing you to snap off that top-notch selfie for Instagram.  Each case has a detachable lanyard and is waterproof up to 100 feet.

  13. Floating Polarized Sunnies
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    Each pair of these original wooden sunnies is made from actual bamboo which is both lightweight and strong. While the polarized lenses prevent glare and protect eyes from harmful UV rays. Because they’re made from organic bamboo, you can drop ’em in the sea and they float right on top of the surface (a thin layer of waterproofing ensures they don’t rot.)

  15. Outdoor Vault
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    Now, this we’ve been looking for! A portable safe that attaches to fixed objects such as a beach chair, stroller, bike, or boat rail and secures your belongings while you’re swimming! And it holds a lot. The hull is roomy enough to hold wallets, watches, mobile phones, jewelry, keys, and more.

  17. Quick-Dry Beach Towel
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    Finally, a towel that dries fast! Made from microfiber, these beach towels are ultra-absorbent, drying 3 x faster than regular towels. They’re also sand-proof – sand won’t stick – and the mesh travel pouch allows for easy drying and a compact footprint when packing for adventures. Choose from 13 vibrant, beachy prints for your favorite beach bum.

  19. Ultimate Beach Tumbler
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    Take Me To The Beach indeed! This 22 oz travel tumbler with metallic gold print is a fabulous gift for any beach lover or sun goddess in your life. Pair it with its sister Beach Please tumbler and a bottle of wine for a perfect summer gift set.

  21. Beach Candle
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    For those days when you can’t make it to the coast you can instantly escape to your favorite seaside getaway with this beach-inspired candle. With a relaxing fragrance of citrus, cedar, floral, and sandalwood, it’s as fresh as salty sea air at your favorite beach cottage.

  23. Piña Colada In A Bag
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    Ever find yourself lying on the beach wishing there was a bartender with a Piña Colada? Well, this little piña-in-a-bag may be the answer. Just add rum straight into the bag, top it off with water, shake, and either freeze for a frozen cocktail or serve over ice in your beach tumbler. Bags are portable and resealable. 

  25. Grapefruit Cooler Bag
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    Up their beach game with a unique gift like this cool fruit-inspired bag that not only keeps drinks chilled but also doubles as an insanely cute purse for hitting the beach bars later. It’s made of water-resistant leatherette so there’s no need to stress over getting it wet.

  27. Wide-Brimmed Beach Hat
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    Keep your eyes, face, neck, and ears cool and protected from harmful UVA/UVB rays under this cute, floppy sunhat! Then it’s stylish enough to pair with your beach dress when you pop across to the hotel beach bar. 

  29. The Beach Glass
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    Whether you’re floating in the pool with the girls or sunning on the beach with your friends, the Beach Glass is just what you need to hold your favorite drink! The go-anywhere wine glass design is guaranteed to keep your drink upright in sand, grass, snow, and water. 

  31. Coleman Portable Cooler
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    This cooler is big enough to hold 42 cans and features plenty of extra storage space in its front zippered pocket, side mesh pockets, and lid pocket. It also features durable wheels and a retractable handle, so it’s easy to transport to wherever the beach party is. 

  33. Coffee Table Book
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    Gray Malin is the artist of the moment with his awe-inspiring aerial photographs of beaches around the world. Combining the spirit of travel and adventure, he hangs out of helicopters to shoot beaches across six continents: Australia, North America, South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia.

  35. Mermaid Blanket
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    Help them to realize their mermaid dream with a mermaid tail blanket. The material is warm yet breathable, making it suitable for all seasons and it makes a perfect snuggle rug for when they finally come out of the surf late in the afternoon.

  37. Ocean Terrarium Kit
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    Keep the beach alive at home with this sweet hanging “ocean scene” terrarium. It’s a cute decorative gift that can be hung indoors and outdoors and is perfect for when you can’t get to the ocean and need a hit of the seaside.

  39. Seashell Tank
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    When you’re down finding seashells by the seashore, make sure to sport the most fabulous top from coast to coast – a racerback t-shirt that features a scoop neck, relaxed silhouette, and sequin shell bra design. Pair it with that mermaid tail blanket for the ultimate “fish outta water” vibe.

  41. Bioluminescent Beach Pendant
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    These beach pendants capture the true essence of the sea and make a great gift for any ocean lover. They’re also bioluminescent and glow turquoise in the dark, reflecting the true nature of glowing planktons of the Maldives beaches. A truly unique and beautiful beach-themed gift.

  43. Portable Power Station
  44. There’s nothing worse than a dead phone battery when you’re out on the sand all day. But this little companion will ensure you’re never left juice-less again. Lighter than a can of soup, it fits easily inside backpacks or purses.

  45. Retro Beach Speaker
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    Who doesn’t like hanging out on the beach with good tunes? This sand and water-resistant beach speaker is perfect for keeping the party going while you relax and soak up that salty air. Just hook up an iPhone or android into the speaker or you tune into your favorite FM station.

  47. Giant Banana Beach Float
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    Is that a banana you’re riding or are you just happy to be at the beach? Make any beach day more fun – or Instagram more hip – with a blow-up water toy that you can use for lounging about in the sun or water all day.

  49. Beach Day Set 
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    This tropical-themed beach day gift set comes full of all the necessities – 2 towel chair clips, an insulated drink sleeve, and a nylon zip bag made of water-resistant vinyl to store valuables or wet swimsuits after a beach or pool day. It’s a simple gift idea that would make a sweet surprise for all your girlfriends this summer

  51. Underwater Smartphone Camera Kit
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    This nifty case fits most smartphone models and instantly turns your phone into a professional underwater camera, down to 130 feet! Should you not seal the case correctly an alarm will sound. An anti-fog capsule prevents internal fogging while a color correction filter ensures images retain pro color, without that typical underwater blue tint.

  53. Treasure Keeper
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    Show off your prettiest seashells in a vibrant blue collection box with a glass window. Measuring 10 x 10 inches it’s the perfect sized wall art to display in a small bathroom, bedroom, or entry hall of a cute beach house

  55. Beach-Inspired Door Mat
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    A perfect gift for a beach-inspired house that’s designed to bring a little bit of paradise to the doorstep of your happy place. Made from coconut coir, it will turn every walk to the front door into a walk on the beach—just remember to wipe the sand off your feet!

  57. Salty Hair Don’t Care
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    This mermaid-colored coffee mug features “Salty Hair Don’t Care” in cute lettering so you can make a bold statement about the easy-going and salt water-loving goddess that you are.

  59. Tic-Tac-Toe beach-gifts-tic-tac-toe
  60. Here’s a perfect home decor piece – and fun game – for the coffee table, firepit, or for a day on the beach. Each piece is made of resin, so the starfish and sand dollars become durable and transportable.

  61. Cell Phone Cover
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    This California Ocean Skies Wooden Chevron case is a great way to take the beach with you wherever you go and protect your prized possession. The natural, wooden design is delightfully earthy while the wave design is California boho-inspired.

  63. SPF Kit
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    There’s no better way to show them you love them than with sunscreen. This set includes SPF 30 sunscreen, moisturizing cool-down location, and sunscreen lip balm. Everything comes in a handy pouch that can be tossed into a beach bag.