The 25 Best Beach Bags for Summer 2020

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Aside from a good bikini, a beach outfit isn’t complete without a cute tote to store all your essentials. (P.S. It definitely still counts if the “beach” is actually just a sunny patch of grass next to your apartment.) Need some help finding the perfect style? We’ve got you. Here, 25 of the best beach bags to buy this summer.

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1. Pamela Munson Petite Isla Bahia Mixed Media Tote

The two-tone detail makes this classic wicker tote anything but boring.

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2. Hat Attack Small Medallion Tote

Fire up your Instagram; this tote is like artwork you can carry.

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3. Dejaroo Mesh Beach Bag

Soft-sided for overstuffing with snacks…and towels…and beach toys…and (you get it).

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4. Lovers + Friends Daisy Mini Tote

Big enough to store a beach read, water and SPF, yet small enough to carry to dinner.

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5. Eric Javits Squishee Tote

Eric Javtis’s signature material easily packs into a carry-on and springs back to shape in an instant.

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6. Sole Society Ebba Straw Tote

Proof that minimal doesn’t mean boring.

Buy It ($80; $60)

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7. Shylero Beach Bag Xxl

So big, it can fit up to four towels, plus all your other beach day musts. Oh, and did we mention it’s waterproof?

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8. Rutledge & King Beach Bag

Made of durable cotton canvas, this big tote can handle summer after summer spent at the shore.

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9. Cgear Sand Free Tote Ii

Love the beach but hate the sand? This tote features the same technology in helicopter mats used by the U.S. Marines to prevent dust and dirt from being kicked up by the blades. Plus, the it’s waterproof and extremely sturdy.

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10. Faithfull The Brand Hanna Tiger-print Linen Tote

This linen tote will make even the most basic black bikini look fierce.

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11. One Savvy Girl Beach Bag Tote Set With Removable Insulated Cooler And Two Microfiber Beach Towels

Technically more of a roomy duffel bag, this insulated zip-style comes with everything you need for a marathon beach day.

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12. Caterina Bertini Woven Tote

The drawstring top ensures all your extras are safe and sound.

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13. Qogir Neoprene Multipurpose Beach Bag Tote

Not pictured: Two interior zipper pockets to keep all your wallet and phone safe.

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14. Nannacay Tete Bag

Braided cotton replaces straw for a more colorful take on a beach classic.

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15. Tyr Big Mesh Mummy Backpack

This backpack is super lightweight and is made with mesh venting that decreases drying time for things like beach pails and swimmies.

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16. Clare V. Saturday Tote Bag

You’ll use this one for so much more than a beach day.

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17. Thirne And Co. Water Resistant Beach Bag

Not only is this number water resistant, but it also comes with a multipurpose wet bag for storing soggy swimsuits on your way back from the beach.

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18. Mar Y Sol Belo Bag

The playful tassel is an instant mood boost.

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19. The Marc Jacobs Traveler Tote

Rugged in all the right ways.

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20. Hat Attack Small Round Handle Bag

So cute, you’ll never want to put it down.

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21. Gonex Waterproof Backpack

This backpack is made with a waterproof material that actually floats if it falls into a body of water. Bring it on your next kayak, surf or raft trip—or your lazy afternoons spent at the ocean.

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22. Yeti Camino Carryall 35, All-purpose Utility, Boat And Beach Tote Bag

The ultra-durable canvas is puncture-proof, so you’ll literally have this bag forever. We also love the sturdy waterproof base that keeps the bag upright at all times.

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23. Inc Shells & Knots Straw Tote

Because we never really got over pukka shell necklaces.

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24. Sophie Anderson Jonas Fringed Tote Bag

Looks like straw, but it’s made entirely of yarn.

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25. Fitfort Mesh Beach Tote Bag With Detachable Beach Cooler

This super-durable tote can hold up to 150-pounds of gear and the cooler detaches, so you can use the bag for so much more than the beach.

$40 at Amazon

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