Shop highly-rated beach towels for summer

Quality beach towels are a summertime necessity.

May 31, 2024, 3:00 PM
Top beach towels
Top beach towels
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Are you searching for a new beach towel?

Trips to the beach mean packing the right essentials: sunscreen, water bottles, coolers, and beach towels, to name a few.

But not all beach towels are created equal, so we're rounding up the bestselling, highly-rated styles to shop for you and your family.

PHOTO: Top beach towels
Top beach towels
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When shopping for a beach towel, consider options that are quick-drying, soft, lightweight and fast-absorbing. Follow the brand's product guidelines for appropriate wash and care to help keep your towels in the best condition.

Our picks include brooklinen's Cabana Stripe Beach Towel, which reviewers have given a 4.8-star rating. Find additional options from Amazon, Lands' End, and Walmart.

Continue below to shop.

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15% off

Cabana Stripe Beach Towel

Brooklinen recommends its beach towels for the beach, park, pool and home. The towels feature soft velour on one side and soft-woven terry on the other to help you dry off. They are made with 100% cotton and claim to absorb water and dry quickly. 

  • $58.65
  • $69
  • brooklinen

Amazon Basics Sky Blue Cabana Stripe Pool & Beach Towel, 100% Cotton, Soft & Absorbant, 2 Pack, 30" x 60"

Amazon Basics' 100% cotton towels boast "high absorbency, fast drying, softness and strength." They have a 4.5-star rating and more than 12,000 reviews. 

  • $20.99
  • Amazon

Utopia Towels - 4 Pack Cabana Stripe Beach Towel

Stock up for summer with this 4-pack of beach towels from Utopia Towels. They are absorbent and lightweight, according to their product description. These towels have earned a 4.3-star rating with more than 13,000 reviews. 

  • $49.99
  • Amazon
Pottery Barn

Classic Awning Striped Towel

These beach towels are a Pottery Barn bestseller. Shop them in 10 colors, including pink, yellow, black and navy. Pottery Barn has "tested over 100 wash cycles for shrinkage, tear and tensile strength, pilling, absorbency, and colorfastness."

  • $49.50
  • Pottery Barn
30% off
Lands' End

Kids Printed Velour Beach Towel

This highly-rated kids' beach towel is made with 100% plush and absorbent cotton. It features a loop for hanging and can be machine-washed after a long day in the sun. 

  • $23.06
  • $32.95
  • Lands' End

Better Homes & Gardens Oversized Cotton Blend Green Sun Print Beach Towel, 38" X 72"

These Better Homes & Gardens beach towels have a near-perfect, 4.9-star rating at Walmart. They weigh 1.75 pounds and claim to be soft and absorbent. 

  • $13.92
  • Walmart
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Aston and Arden Oversized Extra Thick Luxury Beach Towel (35x70 in., 600 GSM), Pinstriped, Soft Ringspun Cotton Resort Towel

Looking for multiple color options? These 4.9-star Aston and Arden towels ten colors -- some of which are currently on sale. They are "extra large and extra plush," and the brand recommends using them everywhere from the beach to your home bathroom, at the pool and to the spa. 

  • $27.99
  • $34.99
  • Macy's