We've Found 12 Beach Umbrellas Your Family Is Guaranteed to Love
Sometimes keeping your kids out of the sun's harmful rays is difficult — especially at the beach. Luckily, even on the hottest of days, a beach umbrella can provide shade and sun protection for your entire family.
Not only will the following 12 picks keep you cool in the hot Summer sun, but they're also so cute, everyone will want to lounge underneath them. Keep reading to see our must-have picks.
Tommy Bahama 7-Foot Beach Umbrella
Worrying about your umbrella is no way to spend a day at the beach. The Tommy Bahama 7-Foot Beach Umbrella ($40) will ease your fears with a built-in sand anchor to ensure it never topples over. It also includes a wind vent and is completely rust-proof, making it the perfect pick for waterside locations. It even says "relax" on the top to remind you of what you should be doing!
Beachcrest Home 10' Market Umbrella
Larger families need bigger umbrellas. The enormous Beachcrest Home 10' Market Umbrella ($499) will be able to shield everyone from the sun. It's made from Sunbrella fabric so it won't fade, and it has an auto tilt and fiberglass ribs, making it extradurable. Looking for a specific color? This one comes in six.
Kaukiri Beach Umbrella
Sun-conscious families want extra protection. The Kaukiri Beach Umbrella ($85) has built-in UPF 50, which is like SPF for fabric. The umbrella tilts so you can move it when the sun moves and comes in three colors. It also folds up easily and can be packed into a small carrying bag.
Sunnylife Havana Beach Umbrella
Summer should be colorful. The fun Sunnylife Havana Beach Umbrella ($70) will always put a smile on your face with the multihued stripes. It's more than just pretty. This umbrella is waterproof, has UPF 30, and comes with a portable carrying bag.
Parasol 6' Italian Drape Umbrella
Imagine you're on a European beach with the Parasol 6' Italian Drape Umbrella ($137). This chic option will last years and can be manually tilted in any direction. It's compatible with most umbrella stands and comes in 11 colors.
Target 6' Beach Umbrella Watermelon
Nothing says Summer like watermelon. The cheeky Target 6' Beach Umbrella Watermelon ($19) will add some kitsch to your beach style. It will tilt with a push of a button and pushes up easily like an ordinary umbrella. Don't worry, it will work with any centered pole umbrella base.
Impact Canopy 8 Ft. Rainbow Beach Umbrella With Carry Bag
The more color, the better. The Impact Canopy 8 Ft. Rainbow Beach Umbrella With Carry Bag ($57) is a bright and cheery choice to take with you to the beach. It tilts easily for maximum shade and is coated with a waterproof sealant. Not to mention it's hard not to smile with a rainbow of colors above your head.
Sunnylife 5-Foot 5-Inch Beach Umbrella in Rockingham
You'll never be able to stop smiling when you open up the Sunnylife 5-Foot 5-Inch Beach Umbrella in Rockingham ($75). It features an artistic design in the center and pink edging. Too cool.
Walmart Mainstays 6.5' Whimsical Beach Umbrella Assortment
The '90s trend is huge this year and has even made its way to the beach. The tie-dye Walmart Mainstays 6.5' Whimsical Beach Umbrella Assortment ($13) will remind you of your childhood and is a fun print your kids will love. It includes a Velcro closure for wrapping up and taking on the go. This affordable pick will have fellow beachgoers envious of your on-trend setup.
Lovin' Summer Waikiki Beach Tent
A cool alternative to a conventional umbrella is a beach tent. The Lovin' Summer Waikiki Beach Tent ($160) comes in a cute palm tree print. It allows a breeze to flow through while protecting your family with UPF 40. It even comes with a matching carrying case with straps to carry on your back.
PB Teen The Emily & Meritt Sun Shade Tent, Black/White Stripe
Keeping your family out of the sun is difficult when you have rebellious teens. Fortunately, your kids will fawn over the PB Teen The Emily & Meritt Sun Shade Tent ($99). The lounger is made of water-resistant fabric and will allow you and your kids to lounge out in style. It even has matching chairs!
Ammsun 2017 7ft Beach Patio Heavy Duty Umbrella
You'll never feel stuffy under the Ammsun 2017 7ft Beach Patio Heavy Duty Umbrella ($87). The air-vented design allows the breeze to flow through the fabric and stabilize the umbrella. It comes in two colors, blue and teal, both with the cute flower print.