Summer’s here, and we’ve got you covered with all the essentials like bathing suits, cover-ups and poolside reading material. Now, all you need is a cute beach towel to toss into your tote and you’ll be ready to face those summer adventures head-on. Check out these 13 fun and colorful beach towels and get ready to hit the sand in style.


1. Sunnylife Sorrento Brighton Stripe Beach Towel ($55): Why pick just one color when you can have them all? Embrace the rainbow with a punchy beach towel in soft velour cotton.


2. Donut Lover Beach Throw ($80): National Donut Day very appropriately comes around right at the beginning of the summer season, so why not continue your love affair with donuts all summer long?


3. Seafan Jacquard Beach Towel ($78): These high-quality, luxurious beach towels feature a one-of-a-kind design that will make sure you stand out in the crowd.


4. Turkish T-Breeze Tie-Dye Beach Towel ($40): These light-weight turkish towels are soft and quick-drying, making them appropriate for the beach and beyond. These towels are also a quick and practical way to give your bathroom a makeover.


5. Flowers Beach Towel ($10): The beach is the perfect place to bring out your inner child with a fun, cartoon-ish (in a good way) flower print.


6. Fouta Beach Towel ($36): If you prefer to keep your beach look more subdued and sophisticated, these simple towels are the ones for you. With smooth cotton on one side and cotton terry on the other, this towel is the right combination of lightweight and absorbent at the same time.


7. SportLite Beach + Pool Towel ($30): Not only do these towels come in a range of great colors, but they’re also perfect for packing and taking on the go. The microfiber material takes up a fraction of the space of regular towels and dries super fast, making sure you’re never stuck with a soaking wet towel to lug around.


8. Patterned Beach Towel ($13): What says summer better than palm prints? Transport yourself to a tropical paradise even if you’re just laying out by your pool.


9. Gradient Beach Towel ($10): Mimic the look of the ocean with this ombre towel that has all the right shades of blue. Because despite what the latest trends say, ombre will always be a winning look in our books.


10. Watermelon Beach Towel ($29): You guys know how much we’re loving watermelon prints for the summer. Pick up this reversible pink-and-white towel or DIY your own version.


11. Large Check Towel ($68): Peace, love and beach time is all you need when that warmer weather strikes. This groovy towel from maker Lena Corwin will help you get there no problem, and $5 of each sale goes to a good cause.

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12. “Paradise Found” Beach Towel ($50): Channel that aloha vibe with this floral beauty. It’s pretty enough that you might even be able to get away with using it as a “skirt” come bonfire time.


13. Kilim Stripe Beach Towel ($30): Inspired by the elements of a traditional Turkish kilim or carpet, this towel really does look like a beautiful rug. Don’t be fooled by its lovely colors and motifs though, because the 100% Turkish cotton weave makes this towel as functional as it is stylish.

Which one of these towels will you be taking on your next beach trip? Let us know in the comments below.