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Summer is officially upon us and we're ready for long days relaxing by the beach.
To make up for lost time, we're ready for beach picnics with friends, solo sunrise swims or just a lay down by the sea while listening to a good podcast.
Whatever your preference, you'll need a beach bag to accommodate all of your belongings and enter the summer season in style.
Stop rushing out the door with a handful of spilling items and forget carrying multiple bags. If you're finding yourself wishing for one chic, beach bag that can do it all, you've come to the right place.
Don't know where to start? Here's our list of the best beach bags you need this summer.
Amazon's XXL Waterproof Beach Bag - $69.99
With over 1700 rave reviews on Amazon, this beach bag is a top contender for one of the most practical, and chic beach bags on offer this summer. This XXL bag is 100% waterproof making beach days a breeze, with the option of leaving your phone and any other valuable possessions in its inbuilt water/dust/sand proof zip-up case.
It's also packed with storage and handy features including an external pocket for a water bottle, built-in keyholder and bottle opener (hello picnics), another larger outside pocket for suncream, waterproof interior lining with an easy magnetic button clasp. What's more, the exterior fabric is also a super durable canvas material that's able to be washed. Done.
Summer Rattan Beach Bag - $45.99
If you're looking for an affordable, chic bag that will do the basics with a bit of flair, this is your gal. At $45.99 with nearly 500 positive reviews on Amazon, this summer rattan beach bag is made from high quality, durable and natural woven straw with a complimenting top circle handle making it an easy transporter of towels, phones, suncream and sunglasses without sand swelling at the bottom. Shop the standard rattan bag or spend an extra $10 to add a selection of coloured pom-poms at the handle, or an elegant silk scarf tied at the base.
Sans Arcidet Paris woven bag - $350
While at the pricier end of the scale, this beach bag is undoubtedly beautiful and also practical. Arriving in three neutral tones, the Sika Bag by French label, Sand Arcidet Paris is as chic as they come for summer days by the beach that turn into cocktails at the bar still with sand on your feet. The brand are known for making a huge range of totes, hats and beach bags from natural fiber with the raffia sourced in Madagascar. If you're looking for a beach bag that will be your constant accessory all summer, this is the one. The Iconic also offer Afterpay if you're looking to break up the cost a bit. Go on, you deserve it.
Perfect as another wonderful Christmas gift with the option to personalise, The Daily Edited have collaborated with Bondi Born to create a fun, bright beach bag which will make a colourful statement on the beach this summer. Also available in vibrant orange, the bag is made from canvas with vegan leather handles and base which also features a detachable leather mini pouch for smaller valuable items.
When you select this bag for personalisation, you can choose your font, text, colour and placement which won't only be printed on the bag, but on the mini pouch, too. They also offer to include a greeting card if you're gifting it, so they're really doing all the work for you.
Miz Casa and Co - $89
Entering the list as a fabulous Christmas present, this chic beach bag is handmade in Morrocco using natural woven materials. In a versatile sand colour, the Bondi French Basket Bag is finished with a signature black embroidery with matching black leather handles for comfortable transportation. Miz Casa and Co have also designed this bag in a variety of styles with different texts and even sequin patterns, so there's something for everyone. It's also an affordable $89 with Afterpay as an option from The Iconic, making this lovely beach bag a practical yet special Christmas gift option.
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