Useful Things For The Beach You Didn't Know You Needed

Beach umbrellas with a canopy, waterproof playing cards, plastic beach cup holders and other gadgets you need for the beach.
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A mesh beach bag and collapsible buckets to make a day at the beach even easier.

A day at the beach is meant to be relaxing and fun. Of course, when you’re lugging around giant buckets, worried about keeping your phone dry and eating a sand-covered sandwich, it’s easy to get a little worn out. From anti-sand feet brushes to collapsible buckets, these summer items will make your beach days a breeze.

Whether you hit the beach every day or just like to visit once or twice a summer, these tools and toys are for all sorts of beachgoers. Keep the kids entertained, your snacks fresh and feet protected from burning hot sand with one late night visit to Amazon. Then carry it all in a mesh beach bag that won’t bring sand back home with you.

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A giant mesh beach bag
Say goodbye to the piles of sand trapped at the bottom of your old canvas bag. This mesh bag lets you keep all your beach necessities with you, without any of the sand. It comes in six colors.
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A set of three collapsible buckets
Bulky buckets take up tons of car space and need to be carried on their own, but these collapsible buckets can be slipped into a tote bag or backpack and are super easy to carry. They come in three sizes.
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A canopy umbrella for an instant hideaway
Give yourself full sun coverage and make your own private hideaway with this cabana umbrella. It comes with ground stakes to stabilize it into the sand, with zipper window sections to let in *some* sun.
4
A beach lounge chair with a massage-table shape
Relax by the beach with this lounge-style beach chair with a supportive face pillow. Styled after a massage chair, its open face pocket will let you read and sunbathe with ease. It comes in six colors.
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A metal can holder that's also a mini tumbler
Keep your cold drinks cold and your hot drinks hot with this versatile drink holder. It works for cans and bottles, has a tumbler top for hot drinks on the go, and comes in nine colors.
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A backpack cooler to hold all your snacks
No more lugging a heavy hard cooler with an annoying square handle through the parking lot and down the beach. This insulated soft cooler holds up to 25 cans and has backpack straps for extra portability. It comes in seven colors.
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Waterproof playing cards
Go Fish, Old Maid or heck, even poker — these waterproof playing cards will let you play all day and won't get totally ruined when the tide comes in.
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A set of reusable sandwich bags for sand-free snacks
Keep the sand away from all your beach treats with these leakproof, silicone sandwich bags. They come in packs of 7, 9 and 10, to fit all your food needs.
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A set of four beach coasters
Shove these nifty cupholders into the sand to stabilize your drink, hold some snacks and keep your phone and sunscreen ready.
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A waterproof outdoor speaker with 24 hours of play time
Keep the tunes rocking all day (and night!) with this waterproof wireless Bluetooth speaker. It has a 24-hour play time and is great for pools, beaches, showers and rainy days. It comes in eight colors.
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An extra-large water- and sand-proof beach blanket
Mark your spot on the beach with this extra-large blanket. It compresses into a tiny bag, so it's super easy to pack, and it won't get moldy or dirty from the elements. It comes in three colors.
12
An anti-sand brush to keep your car clean
Sand doesn't just get on feet, it gets on chairs, toys, surf boards and shoes. This plastic-free beach brush will help you take sand off yourself, your kids and all your toys and beach gear.
13
A pair of unisex roll-up beach socks
Hate burning your feet on hot sand or scraping your big toe on sharp rock? Sounds like you need these super-portable beach socks with a rubber outsole. They roll up, so they're super easy to pack, and they're great for long beach walks or climbing on the rocks with your kids. They come in nine colors and 10 sizes.
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A box of waterproof bandages that won't come off in the water
Wrap up any beach-inflected scratches and scrapes with these max-hold waterproof bandages in assorted sizes.
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A waterproof cellphone and wallet bag
Keep your phone and valuables dry and your worries at bay with this totally waterproof pouch. It comes in 14 colors and fits most smartphones.
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A mini locked case with an extended cable
Perfect for runners, surfers or other beach athletes, this mini locked pouch is a portable safe that comes with an extendable wire. Lock it around a lifeguard chair or umbrella pole to keep your valuables safe. It comes in three colors.
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A knee-high folding table for card games and snacks
Finally, a place to put your homemade sandwich down without getting it full of sand. This mini table folds up for easy storage and carrying, and is the perfection addition to any beach day.
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A waterproof e-reader for all your beach reads
No more wet fingers making the pages of your book stick together. This Kindle Paperwhite is a thin, light e-reader that's totally waterproof. Use it to read books, flip through e-magazines or listen to audiobooks. It comes in four colors.
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A pair of sunglasses with handy bottle openers
Never forget your bottle opener again! These sunglasses come in the trendy horn-rimmed style in two colors, but have bottle openers on both sides.
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A set of four beach towel clips
If you're tired of your beach towel blowing off your chair or flapping in the wind, we got you. This set of no-rust towel clips will keep your towel where you want it.
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