Baja Zen’s oversized, 100% cotton towel makes for a soft, sumptuous place to sprawl. Plus, it’s easy to spot after an ocean dip thanks to a splashy tie-dyed print that’s impossible to miss. Available four vivid colors ($44, bajazenusa.com).
Who could resist these retro-glam Warby Parker sunglasses? Created in partnership with fashion-fave Maiyet, purchases of the seriously fab but affordable shades help support Nest, a non-profit devoted to artisan craft and social entrepreneurship around the world ($145, warbyparker.com).
San Diego Hat Company’s lightweight, two-tone paper fedora rocks a rope and coconut ring accent around the brim—perfect for staying and looking cool in equal measure ($25, sandiegohat.com).
Biking to the beach? Linus’ sturdy canvas sac hooks onto the bike’s rear rack for fuss free hauling. A d-ring and included padlock keeps valuables secure ($69, linusbike.com).
Let the wit and wisdom of this luggage tag always be a reminder of what’s possible...and important ($10, islandcompany.com).
Welcome to Budget Travel's "12 Days of Giving." Each weekday through November 24, we'll share must-have holiday gifts for globetrotters! Today, the best gifts for beach lovers: For some, fun in the sun is a way of life. Treat them to gifts that cater to their craving for sand, surf and sunshine.