33 Fun & Unique Gifts for Beach Lovers

If you have a special beach lover in your life -whether they cherish the gnarly waves, the feel of warm sand between their toes, or the salty breeze also known as Vitamin Sea – we’ve curated the ultimate list of gifts for beach lovers.

We’re a bit of beach bum experts and listed 33 fun and unique beach themed gifts that are bound to make the next trip to the sand a great one. Whether you’re looking for a christmas gift, birthday present or even a wedding gift keepsake, there’s beach gift ideas for everyone!

This round-up of the best gifts for beach lovers contains affiliate links, where I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.

1. Quick Dry Beach Towels

linen beach towels
  • 100% cotton sand free beach towel, shake off the sand and you’re done! 
  • An oversized towel perfect for travel – 39″ x 71″ but compact and lightweight, making it easy to pack in your luggage or closet.

2. Boho Beach Cosmetic Bag

beach cosmetic bag
  • Transparent makeup bag with woven design.
  • Perfect for toiletries, makeup or sunscreen.

3. Beach Wagon

beach wagon
  • Lots of space to hold it all – we fit a cooler, beach bag, towels, boogie boards, beach tent, and a bag of beach toys! It can also easily pull 2 kids.
  • Folds up for easy packing.

4. Hemlock Lifeguard Hats

woman wearing beach hat
  • Hemlock Hat Co. – 100% hand woven wheat straw hat with UPF 50+* protection.
  • Choose from 19 different fun patterns. 

5. Full Face Snorkel Masks

full face snorkel mask
  • Perfect gift for the person who loves to snorkel at the beach.
  • Full face snorkel masks allows you to stay underwater for as long as you’d like. 

6. Portable Wine Tote Bag Set

portable wine bag for the beach
  • Compact & convenient – carry your favorite beverage anywhere!
  • Includes 2 insulated steel stemless wine cups.
  • Bag’s insulated to keep wine cool.

7. Bogg Bag Original

light blue bogg bag
  • Large beach tote for all your adventures.
  • Durable, washable, tip-proof, and sturdy design to give you peace of mind.
  • 2 clear insert bags, 1 large and 1 small, that snap directly into any hole in the main bag for holding smaller personal items.

8. Reclining Backpack Beach Chair

white and seafoam stripped beach chair
  • Features a side pocket with drink holder, zip up back pocket, and it all folds up into a backpack!
  • Fully horizontal reclining design brings all the style and comfort your could want to the beach.
  • Choose from 5 different chic designs.

9. Beaches Book

beaches book by gray lamin
  • A New York Times Bestseller, Beaches is a collection of gorgeous images from celebrated fine-art photographer Gray Malin.
  • The ultimate coffee table book for the beach lover or traveler.

10. Beach Sarong Cover Up

blue tie dye beach saraong
  • This beach sarong is a great gift under $20.
  • Women’s tie dye beach wrap – use it as a cover up, beach blanket, or dress.
  • Choose from over 20 different colors and styles.

11. Yeti Beach Cooler

yeti beach cooler
  • If you want to splurge on a loved one, this is the ultimate gift for a beach lover!
  • The Hopper Flip 12 has ColdCell Insulation, a closed-cell foam that holds in the cold, with a capacity of up to 12 cans plus ice.

12. Clear Beach Aquarium

beach aquarium
  • A wonderful gift for kids who like to catch sea creatures at the beach as you can see the crabs, shrimp or fish move around.
  • Screen lid allows submergence and underwater exchange for benefit of sea creatures and fresh air exchange for land dwellers.

13. Metal Detector

metal detactor
  • A gift for your treasure hunter – height adjustable for adults & kids!
  • Detects metals and treasures 10 inches underground. This metal detector is waterproof and beach friendly.

14. Beach Canopy Tent

family in the sand under a beach tent
  • Easy setup sun shelter with UPF50+ protection. Comes in a small portable travel bag and can work at the beach or outside on the grass.
  • Choose from 4 colors.

15. Classic Whip Sunscreen

  • A “lighter-than-air” sunscreen made with eco-friendly propellants inspired by everyone’s favorite after dinner indulgence.
  • Broad Spectrum SPF 30 protection
  • Water-Resistant (80 minutes)
  • Hawaii Reef Compliant Act 104
glassic sun whip sunscreen

16. Beach Sand Keepsake

beach sand keepsake
  • Collect sand from your favorite beaches and add a personalized memory in each bottle.
  • Display the shadow box on the wall or stands up on a table.
  • Perfect gift for beach memories or a unique wedding gift.

17. Salt + Sea Candle

salt and sea candle
  • Give the gift of vitamin sea fragrance at home – Sea Salt, Citrus, Amber, Musk.
  • Beach scented soy candles – burn time is 60+ hours.

18. Portable Picnic Table

Portable picnic table with drinks and snacks on it
  • A foldable table you can take with you on the go! Perfect for the beach, tailgating or the outdoors.
  • 4 cup holders, and a double shelf for food storage.

19. Sun + Wave Neon Light

Sun and wave neon sign
  • Add the touch of paradise to any room with this fun neon light.
  • Kids, teens, and adults will love this cool light up gift.

20. Waterproof Speaker

waterproof speaker JBL
  • JBL Charge 4 – great speaker to bring to the beach as it’s bluetooth enabled and you don’t have to worry about spills.
  • Choose from multiple colors.

21. Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Board

inflatable stand up paddle board
  • A paddle board that can be carried to the beach in a backpack!
  • Easy to inflate & fun for kids & adults.
  • Choose from many different colors.

22. Beach Sand Remover

  • Keeps the sand off so you can have a cleaner better beach experience.
  • Great gift for families with kids – don’t bring the sand in the car or house.
  • Wipe away sand before you eat, drink or reach in your bag.

23. Stanley Cup Quencher H2.0

stanley mint water cup
  • This years most popular cup – It fits seamlessly into a car’s cup holder; and it keeps that liquid ice-cold with insulated walls at the beach or anywhere.
  • Multiple colors available and choose between our 14oz, 20oz, 30oz, 40oz and 64oz options depending on your hydration needs. 

24. Round Beach Towel

round beach towel
  • 100% microfiber, soft, durable and water absorbent, making it a special addition to the beach or your favorite pool. Large enough to fits 2-3 people.
  • Choose from multiple designs!

25. Kids Ice Cream Sand Toys

kids ice cream sand building set
  • Great gift for kids to keep them busy in the sand!
  • 16pcs ice cream cupcake set for kids and toddlers. Includes beach toy bucket, shovels and different molds to create shapes in the sand.

26. Kids Seashell Painting Kit

shell painting craft kit
  • The ultimate gift for any child who loves art and creativity. 
  • Arts & crafts gifts for boys and girls recommended for ages 4-12.

27. Beach Shelling Set + Bag

beach shelling kit
  • The beach sand sifter and bag set is perfect for collecting shells, playing in the sand, and filtering sand.
  • Its extra-long handle makes it simple to find shells that have been buried in the sand. Even grownups can pick up shells erect and without bending over.

28. Giant Yard Pong

giant yard pong
  • Fun games for all ages: The bucket can be filled with sand or water so it can’t be knocked over easily.
  • A great travel game – comes with a drawstring bag, lightweight and easy to carry, perfect for the beach and outdoor use.

29. Sand Free Beach Blanket

sand free beach blanket
  • Fits the whole family, up to 8 people – oversized but compact. 10’x9′ but folds up into a compact size that’s great for traveling.
  • Comes with 6 stakes, perfect for windy days.
  • Sand Proof and water resistant.

30. Beach Sand Coasters

beach sand coasters
  • Keep your hands free and drinks/snacks sand-free with this drink holder set.
  • A great gift for your loved ones or family and friends! Great for beach lovers and those on vacation, host parties, or like to camp.

31. Beach Floats – 4 pack

inflatable pool and beach floats
  • Inflatable hammock pool and beach chair.
  • Easy to carry and fast to inflate, Easy to pack and takes up almost no space in the suitcase.

32. Beach Towel Clips

Beach Towel Clips
  • Comes with 4 beach towel clips in 2 different styles – flamingo and parrot.
  • Choose from different styles like surfboard and palm tree clips.

33. Ladders Ball Game

beach ladder ball
  • Family beach game for any age.
  • It’s easy to assemble and comes in a portable carrying bag – a great beach game addition! Object of the game is to throw the bolos and get them to land or wrap on the ladder poles to score points.

We hope you loved our list of fun and unique beach themed gifts! Many of the items are affordable and under $20.

Another great great gift idea is to create a beach gift basket and fill it with items like sunscreen, sandals, a insulated drinking cup, beach games, and a fun beach towel.

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