Best Beach Bags to Buy in 2018

Whether heading south to escape the cold northern winters or planning a summer beach trip, a durable and functional beach bag is a necessity. If you’re trying to pack light, you’ll need something compact, and if you plan on bringing beverages, you should consider a space-saving cooler beach bag. Here are the best beach bags for a relaxing sun-filled getaway.


LL Bean’s Everyday Lightweight Tote

For a multi-functional bag that’s great at the beach as well as for day-to-day use, the Everyday Lightweight Tote by LL Bean is an excellent option at a reasonable price. Available in two sizes: medium measuring 12 x 6 x 13 inches and large the bag is large enough for beach gear without being bulky. Available in several neutral colors like burgundy, navy blue and sunflower with contrasting stitching, it’s an easy choice for men and women. For storage, there’s a front pocket for quick grab-and-go items, and the interior has a zipped pocket with a key clip. The well-built bag beach bag also has a zipped top, reinforced handles and double-layered bottom.

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Malibu Beach Bag

The Malibu Beach Bag by Blue Sky Basics is both a lightweight, attractive-looking beach bag and a small cooler for drinks and snacks. The top portion of the bag is made of breathable mesh and can hold large beach towels and additional beach gear, plus the outside has two smaller, zippered closures for chapstick, sunglasses, sunscreen or other small items. Below the mesh is an insulated cooler that zips open for easy access, with Velcro on the top compartment so that when the cooler is opened on the bottom the items on top don’t fall out. The bright blue bag measures 16 x 6.5 x 20 inches, has sturdy Navy blue carry straps and also includes a waterproof waist pouch as an added bonus.

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Getagadget Huge See Through Beach Bag

If you just need a simple, affordable beach bag to carry all of your gear, consider the Getagadget Huge See Through Beach Bag. This functional, large bag comes in nine bright colors like purple, lime, orange and pink, and is constructed from durable, see-through nylon that makes it easy to identify the item you seek. Measuring 16.8 x 24 x 4 inches, the wide bag includes an exterior pocket for quick-grab items, as well as a zippered interior pouch to conceal valuables. The bag can hold two or three towels and can be easily folded for storage, however, it cannot stand up on its own without being full of items.

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