Towel by Island Company, below; image via
It’s always summer somewhere, and no one knows this better than the bonafide beach babe. In honor of, we’ve curated 25 gift picks in pursuit of an endless summer, from sand and sun-approved stocking stuffers to pampering post-beach body care, wearable reminders of beach days past to a luxury island escape.
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Group 1, clockwise:
Because every beach babe needs options: Dock and Bay Quick-Dry Suede Microfibre Cabana Towel Set of 6 ($119.99 Large – 134.99 Extra-Large).
A tank only a beach babe will fully appreciate: Peace Love World’s Destinations Tank Top ($55.00).
Smell like the beach even when you’re not at the beach: Hawaiian Body Products Tropical Apothecary Ola Spa Deluxe Coconut Gift Set ($96.00), including Body Wash, Sugar Polish, Body Mist and Body Butter.
The beach babe’s motto: Pinkly Perfect It’s Summer Somewhere Cotton Pouch ($18.00).
Group 2, clockwise:
For the girl who likes to get shady: Soleurs Barrenjoey Polarized Sunglasses in Sandstone with 100% UVA and UVB Protection ($139.00).
No more worrying about leaving your beach spot unattended to take a quick dip: store your valuables in AquaVault’s Portable Outdoor Safe ($39.95), which attaches to almost any beach chair.
Keep skin protected and hydrated with Block Island’s Natural Face Moisturizer SPF 30 ($27.99) and Mineral Sunscreen SPF 30 ($19.99), formulated from organic, non-toxic ingredients including shea butter, aloe and clear zinc.
The perfect stocking stuffer for every beach babe in your life: Skinit iPhone cases ($24.99 each).
Row 3, from left:
A dreamy, light beach scent featuring top notes of fresh bergamot and zesty grapefruit: Soft Surroundings’ ShellSeeker Eau de Toilette Rollerball ($18.95).
For the beach babe road-tripper: Legends Locals Only Hawaii Bus Socks ($14.00).
A pair of glam studs exuding tropical vibes: Kiss & Wear La Jolla Stud Earrings ($25.00).
A chic and practical upgrade to throwing some beachfront shade: Lovin Summer Cotton Canvas Rio Beach Tent ($129.00, at Gilt), equipped with both sand and grass pegs for flexible setup along with pole stays for extra stability in the wind.
Row 4, from left:
The perfect pre-beach prep kit assisting your bod with cleansing, fat loss and increased energy: Bikini Babe 14 Day Teatox Wellness Kit ($29.79)
Perfect for evening walks on the beach – or better yet, a late-night beach bonfire: Ketzali’s 100% Cotton Tzol Poncho ($80.00), handmade in Guatemala. Plus, $16.00 from each poncho sold in December will be donated to Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS), an organization that supports girls and young women at risk for commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking.
Row 5, from left:
The beach babe’s mecca, a Bikini.com Gift Card ($10.00 – $250.00) will pretty much make you the best gift-giver ever.
Because every beach babe needs to stay hydrated: Just Chill 17 oz Stainless Steel Water Bottle ($20.00, at Francesca’s).
Group 6, clockwise:
For fool-proof beach hair, this limited-edition set adds life, texture and subtle shimmer to all hair types and hair colors: Captain Blankenship Mermaid Magic Sea Salt Shimmer Spray Sampler ($28.00).
What beach babe dreams are made of: Island Company Quit Your Job 100% Cotton, Oversized Beach Towel ($85.00).
Keep that pout protected: Etta+Billie’s Double Mint, Ginger Orange and Lavender Lip Balm Trio Gift Set ($18.00) seals moisture into lips, protecting them from external exposure with a nourishing mix of fair trade shea butter, organic jojoba oil, beeswax, organic virgin coconut oil, and organic cocoa butter.
Row 7, from left:
For post-beach pampering, Beauty For Real’s South Beach Skin & Body Bundle ($49.99) includes an Exfoliating Raw Sugar and Coffee Body Scrub, Golden Bronzing Body Lotion and Texturing South Beach Spray.
The perfect beach to bar tunic: Sea Lily Woven and Hand-Dyed Classic Tunic in Turquoise ($165.00).
Group 8, clockwise:
Handmade with love and sandy hands in the USA, this Sterling Silver Sandbar Necklace ($174.00) is filled with sand of your choice from Dune Jewelry’s extensive global sand bank, or send in your own from a memorable adventure.
Brighten up your beach babe’s morning with this apropos ceramic mug: Kiss & Wear Aloha Mug ($15.00)
Handmade in beach haven San Diego, Shea Chic’s Sassy Girl Tropical Mango Gift Set ($65.00) includes Body Cream, Body Spray, Shea Butter Soap and a Sugar Scrub.
A world-class island escape to the sprawling Hamilton Princess & Beach Club in stunning Bermuda (from $179.00 per room/per night, at Gilt Travel)