On a hot, sunny day there is nothing better than packing up the car and taking the family to the beach. Everyone enjoys the sound of the waves and the feel of sand between their toes. What everyone doesn’t love is a sandy, soggy sandwich pulled out from a cooler once full of ice and a wet bathing suit on the car ride home.

We know it takes a lot of work and coordination to get everyone and everything to the beach. We want to make sure that when you do go, you have the best gear with you so you can have the best time possible. Here is our must-have beach gear for families to make family beach times a breeze:

SafeGo Portable Safe

You no longer have to worry about hiding your credit card, phone and keys while splashing around in the waves with your kids. The SafeGo portable safe allows you to stick all your valuables in one place, lock it around the arm of your beach chair, and leave it.

Buy Now: SAFEGO Portable Safe

Waterproof Phone Case

Want to capture memories of the kids on their boogie boards? Get in the water and snap away! The Lifeproof Frē case will protect your smartphone from water, sand, mud and more. It covers and seals all ports while keeping all features functional.

Buy Now: Lifeproof FRE Waterproof Case for iPhone 6/6s (4.7-Inch Version)- Black

Inflatable Lounger

If you’ve been to the beach recently, you may have seen a few people lounging on these inflatable tubes. The Lamzac by Lumens is the ultimate seat for two or bed for one on the beach, no tying knots or pump required. Take it out of its carrying bag, unfold it, and use the wind to fill it. Now sit back and relax!

Buy Now: Lamzac the Original Air Lounger

Wet Gear Bag

Ever ask the kids to wrap their bathing suits in their towels to keep everything in your beach bag dry? We have a better solution! When the day is done and you’re heading home, pop everyone’s swimsuit in this wet bag by Itzy Ritzy. It is small on space but tough on water. You’ll never have to worry about bringing the lake water home with you.

Buy Now: Itzy Ritzy Everything Bag

Sand-Free Beach Mat

With kids running from the water to the beach and back again, we know sand is flying everywhere. Stop it from getting all over your towels and picnic lunch with the latest beach mat from CGear. It’s exclusive design filters sand through the fabric so you don’t bring the beach home at the end of the day.

Buy Now: CGear Sand Free Rug


Beach days are meant to be fun and relaxing for everyone, but they can get expensive if you don’t plan ahead. Packing a lunch for the crew is an easy way to save. The Ice Mule Cooler is a cooler you can fill with food that will stay cold all day even with the sun blazing down. What’s even better is its backpack design means anyone (even the kids!) can carry it from the parking lot to the beach.

Buy Now: IceMule Classic Coolers

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