Add the latest oceanside gear to your beach bag.
Water is wonderful to swim in and sand is great to lie and sun on, but we don’t want either in the wrong places. Much of this new beach gear is designed to prevent that from happening.
The SealLine Waterproof E-Case will keep your tech devices safe and dry. The waterproof cases come in five sizes, from Small (4”x 6”) to X-Large (8.8” x 12.6”). The Medium (6” x 8”) is the perfect size for the iPad. With the ultra-clear polyurethane windows you can use your touchscreens while devices are in a case. Each case has a waterproof seal lock zipper. The medium size is $24.95.
Keep valuables safe with SAFEGO, a portable travel safe and lock box that attaches to most beach furnishings like chairs, tables and tents. It is lightweight and durable, locks with a key or a combination and can hold a wallet, phone, watch and jewelry. It has a heavy-duty flexible steel cable to lock around any fixed object. It comes in six colors and is $44.95.
Blue Magic Mirror Gold goggles are custom made to fit your face from a facial scan you take with your phone. They are ideal for swimmers of all levels. The process is easy – choose your goggles, purchase them, read the email with instructions on downloading the app and complete the facial scan. They send your scan to their North Carolina factory which will make your custom goggles, and ship them to you. $59.00.
While you’re customizing, check out Ray-Ban Remix. Design your own pair of Ray Bans online. First, choose your frame style, then lenses, color, size, engraving and case color. It looks like a lot of fun. $173.00.
This sand-free mat is engineered so that if any sand gets on it, it will fall through the fabric and it can’t come back up. This mat is good for sunning, stretching, yoga, picnicking and more. It comes in Small which is good for one person and is $43.99, a Medium fits two people comfortably and is $64.99 and the Large accommodates four people. There are nine color combinations to choose from.
Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2 is a portable wireless Bluetooth speaker with big 360-degree sound and additional bass. It has a 13-hour battery, is waterproof, dustproof and it floats. It can be used at the beach, pool or in the shower. Your music can be managed directly from the speaker, no need to find your phone. It comes in four colors. $79.99.
The Mockins Inflatable Lounger can hold up to 300 pounds. It has three different sized pockets to hold cell phone, water bottle and reading material. It is easy to inflate and does not need an air pump or you huffing and puffing. Just open it up against the wind and let it fill up. It has a carry bag and a peg to make sure it stays put. It can be used at the beach, pool or camping. It has a lifetime replacement or refund policy. $19.95.
The Sea Breeze Lounger and Sun Shade Tent has a carry case and a shoulder strap, folds down to carry under your arm, and pops up easily for quick set up. It is perfect for those who want sun and those who want shade. It is made from waterproof polyester with anti-UV fabric coating. The beach lounger is made with a sturdy steel frame and has a water-resistant polyester foam cushion. The sun/shade tent is $129.99.
An alternative beach tent is this Lovin’ Summer Beach Tent. It is made from 100% cotton canvas fabric that blocks 97% of UV rays with a UPF of 40. The A-line design allows maximum air flow and covers 10.8 square feet of shade. It has a carry bag with a shoulder strap. When folded it measures 38”L x 6.4”H x 6.4”W. It can provide shade for the whole family. It sets up easily with aluminum poles, extra poles for wind stability, and ropes, already connected. $200.19.
This E Lite Beach Blanket Pool looks very cool because it is a beach blanket on one side and when flipped over, a baby pool. It is suitable for ages 3 – 7 and is 70” in diameter. The pool is made from vinyl. When the kids get out, flip it over and dry them off with the beach towel side. $34.95.
This wearable UV sensor, La Roche-Posay My Skin Track UV Sensor measures your UV exposure and sends real-time information to your phone from its app. The tiny device clips on your clothes, sunglasses or other accessories. It can also measure pollution, pollen and humidity from your location. It is battery-free and waterproof. It is ½”h x 1.3”l x ½”w. It weighs 6 oz. It is sold exclusively through Apple stores. $59.95.
Don’t forget sun protection.
We’re recommending reef-friendly products this year. Here are some of our favorites: