Do you know someone who LOVES the beach? I am sure many of you fit into that category! If you are looking for gifts for beach lovers, you are in the right spot!
I know how hard it is to find the perfect gift for a birthday, Christmas, or another special occasion. This beach gift guide will hopefully give you a few ideas, so you can cross the “beach lover” friend or family member off your list.
In this post, there will be many beach gift ideas. Some of these will be practical beach gifts, others, unique beach gifts, and of course some fun beach gifts. You can guarantee that all will be beach-themed gift ideas and all perfect presents for beach goers!
Let's explore some of the best beach Christmas gifts and ultimately the best gifts for beach lovers any time of the year!
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Relaxation Gifts for Beach Lovers
Many people love to go to the beach and relax in the sun. The sound of the waves is calming and reading a nice book is a dream for many.
Perhaps your friends live near the beach or have to travel to get to a beach, either way the following gifts for beach lovers will help your friend or family member truly relax on the beach.
These are perfect presents for beach lovers!
1. Beach Chairs
If you think your friend or family member might really enjoy a beach chair, there are few things to consider.
- Comfortable (Seat height between 8 to 12 inches.)
- High Ratings
- Light Weight
There are a lot of varieties of beach chairs to check out!
2. Beach Tent
Some beach lovers prefer a beach tent. This would make a perfect beach gift. These tents offer a great place to get out of the sun on extremely hot days.
Types of Beach Tents
Some of these tents are similar to camping tents. (without the door) You assemble them in the same way. There are pop-up tents and manual assembly as well. The canopies are also another option that serves the same purpose.
4. Beach Blankets
Maybe your beach lover friend already has those essential relaxation items such as chairs and tents. For those friends, a beach blanket is a great idea. They come in super cute bags and make a perfect gift.
Beach blankets come in all types of colors and patterns. Some are water resistant. These are inexpensive and make the best gifts for beach goers!
5. Beach Umbrellas
Shade From the SunOne thing to consider when buying a beach umbrella is how many people you want to provide shade for. A smaller umbrella is good for one person but if you are buying a family gift a larger umbrella is a better option.
6. Beach Towels
If you are looking for one of the best gifts for the beach. Everyone needs a new beach towel. I personally think the personalized towels (featured below) would make a great gift for a beach lover!
If you buy a few beach towels, you can roll them up and tie a ribbon around each of them. You can place them in a beach bag. It is an item for beach bag gift ideas. That would be the perfect gift for a beach lover!
Gifts for Beach Lovers - Journals and Books
A great gift for your beach lover friend is a audible membership. This will allow them to listen to books while they relax on the beach.
Journals are also a great gift. The beach is a great place to ponder and write down thoughts and feelings.
8. Coffee Table Books
Coffee table books can be a fun beach gift. This will allow your friend or family to showcase their favorite thing in an area where everyone can see it. This is also one of the best beach house gifts if you know someone that has just purchased a beach house.
If you know your friend or family well enough, a book is a great gift. It doesn't have to be beach related. You could even just get them an Amazon Gift Card so they could purchase a book of their choice.
Books are the best beach-themed gifts to give!
10. Gifts for Beach Lovers - Beach Bags
Everyone needs a beach bag! There are a few different bags to choose from. A traditional bag to hold your stuff is always a good idea. A cooler bag is another great option for beach picnic items that need to stay cold.
This is a gift that beach lovers can never have enough of. It is a perfect gift for beach goers!
11. Gifts for Beach Lovers - Water Bottles
It is so important to stay hydrated at the beach. There are some cute options for water bottles that your beach lover friend or family member will love.
Water Bottle Brands
The best water bottle brands are Yeti and Hydro flask. These will keep your water cool the entire day at the beach. This falls into the practical gifts for beach lovers category. But seriously there are tons of cute options that will make this a perfect beach gift for someone!
Gifts for Beach Lovers - Beach Toys
Entertainment at the beach is essential. Let's explore some of the fun beach gifts and entertainment gifts for beach lovers.
12. Body Boards
This is probably not the best gift if your friend is a surfer but body boards are great family beach gifts because most kids love playing in the waves.
Inflatable Body Boards
If traveling is mandatory to get to the beach there are inflatable body boards that are perfect space savers in the suitcase.
Traditional Body Boards
Traditional body boards are awesome to have if you live near a beach! These would make perfect Christmas gifts for beach lovers, especially kids!
13. Snorkel Gear
Not all beaches are great snorkel spots. Consider where your friends or family members typically like to spend their time.
Is Snorkeling an Option?
Consider if your beach lover likes to be more active at the beach. Many people bring activities to enjoy at the beach. Here are a few fun beach gift options:
15. Beach Kite
A beach kite is perfect any time of the year. The wind right off the ocean makes the weather conditions for kite flying perfect. This is an amazing beach gift!
A frisbee is a great beach gift! A game of ultimate frisbee on the beach is amazing! Tossing a frisbee is also really fun!
17. Volley Ball Set
A volleyball set is a great beach gift if your friend or family member lives near the beach. We usually plan family reunions every year. This is the perfect item to bring that a large group can enjoy.
18. Beach Balls and Parachute
19. Sand Castle Equipment
If you are looking for a gift for a younger beach lover. A sand bucket and the tools to build a sand castle is a great idea!
All of these cool beach gifts would make the best birthday or Christmas gifts for beach lovers!
Gifts for Beach Lovers -Electronics
Everyone needs those electronics even on the beach! These items make the best gifts for beach goers!
20. Listening to Music
21. Go Pro Camera
The Go Pro is a great beach gift to catch the action at the beach without having to worry about your phone or camera getting wet.
22. Waterproof Phone Case and Portable Charger
24. Board Shorts and Rash Guard
This might be a great beach gift for a teenager or young adult who loves to surf or would love to learn to surf. Rash guards and board shorts protect your skin when you are surfing without them you will get a bad rash. (don't ask me how I know)
25. Surf Lessons
If you are looking for gifts for a beach vacation. A great beach gift idea would be to purchase surf lessons for your friend or family member. That would be an unforgettable experience and a very unique beach gift.
29. Beach Shirts
I love beach shirts! When your friend or family member is not at the beach but wants to sport their love of the beach this is a great option! These products below are a few beach gift ideas to consider.
Gifts for Beach Lovers - Bath and Body
If you want the fresh smell of the beach when you are not at the beach, these personal hygiene products are perfect gifts for someone who loves the beach and would like an ocean-themed gift.
32. Soap and Body Wash
There are so many varieties of Soap. Not only do they smell good but a lot of the options. Cute seashells or beach-themed gift soap. Body wash typically smells wonderful and is a great beach-themed gift.
33. Perfume, Lotion, and Shampoo
35. Beach Christmas Ornaments
Beach Christmas Gifts – Ornament
A special ornament that represents your favorite location is the perfect gift! A beach-themed Christmas tree would be awesome! These are great Christmas gifts for beach lovers.
Gifts for Beach Lovers - Home Decorations
Have a beach lover friend that loves to decorate or just moved into a new house? A beach housewarming gift is a great option. There are so many beach-themed home decorations that would make perfect gifts for a beach lover. Beach housewarming gifts
36. Beach Art
Beach art is one of the best gifts for beach lovers. There are inexpensive options!
37. Wall Décor
Many people decorate with a beach theme. There are great wall décor options to choose from.
38. Beach Signs
This falls under wall décor, but if your friend or a family member has an Airbnb or vacation home, you can custom-make a sign to hang up.
These are all really great beach-related gifts that are perfect for beach lovers!
39. Gifts for Beach Lovers - Glassware
Beach glassware is beautiful and a special gift your friend or family member will love. It is a very unique beach gift.
I think it falls in the luxury beach gifts category!
Gifts for Beach Lovers - Smaller Items
Classic souvenirs are great beach gifts for holidays or birthdays.
40. Key Chain
Some people love collecting key chains. There are so many key chains that would make perfect beach-themed gifts.
41. Snow Globe
We have a few snow globe lovers in our house. A snow globe is a fabulous beach gift idea!
Coasters are one of the best beach house gifts for a beach lover.
These beach-themed items are perfect gifts for beach lovers!
43. - 45. Random Beach Lover Gift Necessities
If you are a practical beach gift giver, think about some of the following items below. Towel clips for your beach chair, sand removal kit, or portable fan! These are all great ideas for gifts for beach lovers.
45. - 50. More Gifts for Beach Lovers Recap
Wow, there are so many amazing gifts for beach lovers. Your friends or family members will love all of these options. Let's recap the products to make it easier for you to decide what beach gift ideas to get!
Over 50 Gift Ideas for the Beach Lover
Hopefully, this helps you as you shop for the beach lover in your life. There are so many fun gifts for beach lovers!
My Favorite Beach Gifts
It is really hard to choose my favorites! My top five would be the beach home décor, the cute Etsy beach T-shirts, Etsy beach towel, a beach chair, and the Go Pro.
I already have some of the items and love them like the portable speaker. It is awesome!
These gift beach ideas are perfect for beach Christmas gifts. No matter what the reason you now have plenty of fun beach gift options for your beach-loving friends and family members!
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