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.