Summer’s in full swing, temperatures are rising, and there’s only one good way to escape the heat. Pack up for a trip to the beach, and bring one of these versatile chairs along so you can sit back, relax, and cool off.
Folding Chaise Lounge
Pack this option to enjoy the comfort of a resort recliner with the ease and convenience of a portable folding chair. Best of all, it has a padded opening so you can lie comfortably face down (and still read a book or magazine!).
To buy: $43, amazon.com.
MYSINGSÖ Beach Chair
This classic design collapses completely flat so you can easily store it away when beach season (sadly) comes to an end. Available in three colors.
To buy: $25, ikea.com.
Navy Stripe Freeport Chair & Umbrella
Keep your pipsqueak cool and protected under this seat with attachable shade. Perfectly sized just for your kiddo and made even more desirable thanks to it’s quick-drying material.
To buy: $34 (multicolor chair) and $24 (multicolor umbrella), potterybarnkids.com.
Beachcomber Portable Beach Mat
Providing more comfort and cushion than a simple towel and easier to carry than a folding chair, this chair-mat-hybrid is the ideal waterside companion. Stash a snack, sunscreen, and your favorite book within the zippered pocket and you’ll be ready for a full day of lounging.
To buy: $37, bedbathandbeyond.com.
Sunny Life Kids Beach Seat
Let your little one enjoy the sand from the comfort of this adorable ice-cream-pattern seat. Complete with a shoulder strap so he can easily tote it back and forth from the water all by himself.
To buy: For a similar product: $55; amazon.com.