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.

By Natalie Perez
July 06, 2016
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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.
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.