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Gifts for Women Who Love the Beach

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You know who this gift guide is for — her social media posts are full of pictures from the beach, talk of upcoming plans to go to the beach, or just posts about her fervent desire to get back to the beach as soon as she can. Whether you're gifting her with a bit of beachy decor she can keep at home or practical and fun items she can take with her on her many jaunts to the sand, sun, and surf, our list of beach-inspired gifts is full of perfect ideas for your beach-lovin' babe. 


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Beach Pendant, Bioluminescent Jewelry
Etsy

Bioluminescent Beach Pendant

$63 from Etsy

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This pendant is gorgeous in its own right but add in the fact that it is bioluminescent in the dark and it'll be a one-of-a-kind gift that she'll cherish for years. It comes strung on a suede strap that can be customized in length and color.

Impress Life Decorative String Lights
Amazon
Coastal Serving Board
Uncommon Goods
Beach All You Want Gift Set
Uncommon Goods

Beach All You Want Gift Set

$25 from Uncommon Goods

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This five-piece spa set includes a mineral bath salt, sugar shower scrub, hydrating lotion, calming body mist, and lip balm — all "naturally scented with essential oils that recall a sunny day at the beach."

Beachly Surf Subscription Box
Beachly

Beachly Surf Subscription Box

$85/box from Beachly

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Beachly is a quarterly subscription service that delivers high-quality beach apparel and accessories in each shipment. When your surfer gal (or wannabe surfer gal) opens her box, she can expect to find clothing, jewelry, coastal home decor, skin and hair care products, and more.

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Etsy

Wave and Sun Ring

$29 from Etsy

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This minimalist statement ring is handmade and includes a sun and wave design that is sure to please any beach-loving gal. The item is made to order and takes a few weeks to be delivered, so be sure to order early if you want it in time for the holidays.

Favorite Beach Chair
Natural Life

Favorite Beach Chair

$50 from Natural Life

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Every beach-loving lady needs a decent place to perch herself at the beach, and this well-rated beach chair gives her a cushioned place to do just that. It folds up, has a detachable shoulder strap, and a built-in pocket gives her a place to store a phone, sunscreen, and more.

Lilly Pulitzer Purple/Blue/Green Insulated Soft Beach Cooler
Amazon

Lilly Pulitzer Insulated Soft Beach Cooler

$35 from Amazon

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Every sand- and salt-lover knows you have to pack some refreshments to get the most out of your beach day. This insulated bag — in three colorful and fun designs — is large enough to hold wine or Champagne bottles and includes both a shoulder strap and top handle.

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Beach glassware
Etsy

Beach-Inspired Wine Glasses

$15 from Etsy

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When she can't get to the beach, these wine glasses bring a bit of the beach to her. Each is handmade by Etsy seller Wendy's Shell Designs using FDA-compliant epoxy resin, and each is a bit different from the next. If you think she'd prefer something a little more wildlife-inspired, we also love these sea turtle-themed glasses available on Amazon.


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Happy Place Large Microfiber Beach Towel
Natural Life

Happy Place Large Microfiber Beach Towel

$48 from Natural Life

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This fast-drying, absorbent, and sand-free towel is huge and plush, meaning it will quickly become her favorite coverup as well as a way of proclaiming her love of the beach. Buyers say it is super-soft and packs small for a towel of its size (63 inches square). 


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SERWALL 6.5FT Beach Umbrella UV 50+ Outdoor Portable Sunshade Umbrella with Sand Anchor
Amazon

Serwall Beach Umbrella

$40 from Amazon

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Every dedicated beachgoer needs a decent umbrella to help hide from the sun at times, and we love this option for its great customer ratings and the number of styles it comes in. The umbrella has 100% UV protection, has an adjustable-tilt design, and comes with a carrying bag.

LEGO Creator 3in1 Surfer Beach House 31118 Building Kit Featuring Beach Hut and Animal Toys
Amazon
Home Queen Beach Cup Holder with Pocket
Amazon

Home Queen Beach Cup Holder with Pocket (Set of 6)

$27 from Amazon

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The beach is lovely, but it's not exactly built for keeping drinks upright. So, thank goodness for the person who invented the beach cup holder, which has a spike that digs into the sand for stability and elevates your beverage to keep it sand-free. We like this set because it comes in fun colors and includes a back compartment that can also hold phones, sunglasses, etc. 


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Yankee Candle Small Tumbler Candle, Beach Walk
Amazon

Beach Walk Yankee Candle

$15 and up from Amazon

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With nearly 35,000 ratings giving it 4.7 stars, this candle apparently is just what many beach-loving peeps are looking for. Its scent has hints of saltwater and sea musk "warmed with sunny notes of tangerine and orange blossom" and it comes in a few different sizes. 


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Coastal Beach Name Art
Personal Prints
Life's a Wave Beach Box
Cratejoy

Life's a Wave Beach Box

$45/month and up from Cratejoy

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This subscription gift service claims that it will "make a beach babe's month" with each shipment. The box includes five to eight items featuring beachy decor, self-care items, shells, sea glass, and more. 


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JBL CLIP 3 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
Amazon

JBL Clip 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker

$50 from Amazon

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What's the sand, sun, and surf without some tunes to get things really rockin'? We love this portable waterproof speaker because it has great reviews (4.8 stars with nearly 40,000 ratings), comes in a bunch of fun colors, and includes a clip that she can easily attach to a beach tote.


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Cactus Flower & "Tibetan Ginseng" Hydrating Mist
Kiehl's

Cactus Flower & "Tibetan Ginseng" Hydrating Mist

$27 from Kiehl's

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Even the most veteran beach babes sometimes get a little too much UV action. For when that happens, she'll appreciate a bottle of this cooling and hydrating facial mist that can be used whenever she's feeling a little too sun-drenched.

R+Co Sail Soft Wave Spray
Amazon

R+Co Sail Soft Wave Spray

$29 from Amazon

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A beach-loving woman almost inevitably loves some naturally tousled waves in her hair, and this product from R+Co gives her just that. Buyers say it doesn't leave the sticky, crunchy feeling that similar products do.

Olander Earthworks Sand Sphere
Olander Earthworks

Sand Sphere

$30 from Olander Earthworks

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If she loves playing in the sand almost as much as she loves welcoming the waves, she'll almost certainly be into a sand sphere, which is a hypnotically cool way to manipulate sand and comes in a number of different sizes and patterns. She can take these with her to the beach, but if you really want to impress her, consider also purchasing a sand tray and the company's "fine crystalline sand."


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Beach Terrarium Kit
Etsy

Beach Terrarium Kit

$17 from Etsy

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This gift brings a bit of the beach to her other sanctuary — home — and lets her put the scene together however she chooses. The kit includes a terrarium, an air plant, a small pink urchin, two seashells, two dried flowers, sand, and some smaller shells and beach pebbles. 


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Brookstone Ocean Wave Light And Sound Projector
Urban Outfitters

Brookstone Ocean Wave Light And Sound Projector

$37 from Urban Outfitters

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This light and sound projector also brings a bit of the beach vibe home by projecting waves onto the walls and ceiling. It also includes soothing ocean sounds and can be powered via USB.

Aloha Collection Beach Tote
ALOHA Collection

Aloha Collection Tote

$48-$69 from Aloha Collection

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A durable beach tote with lots of functionality is a must for any beach lover, and we love the selection available through the Aloha Collection, which includes lots of patterns and four different styles. There are 64 options in total at the site.

Ballast Beach Pillow – Inflatable Beach Pillow, Camping Pillow
Amazon

Ballas Beach Pillow

$35 from Amazon

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The beach is meant to be soothing and relaxing, so why should she settle for anything less than total comfort. To that end, gift her one of these inflatable beach pillows so she can snooze between swims or just relax between romps. The pillow comes with its own carrying case.

'Beaches' Book
Amazon

'Beaches' Book

$32 from Amazon

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This 150-page hardcover book from Gray Malin features beaches in more than 20 cities across six continents. Buyers call it a "visual escape" that's perfect for anyone "missing those sandy shores and salty air." If you'd rather support independent bookstores, you can also get the book from bookshop.org, though you'll pay just a bit more.

Furtalk Women's Beach Hat
Amazon

Furtalk Women's Beach Hat

$23 and up from Amazon

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A practical beach hat should be part of any beach lover's repertoire, and this one comes in a few colors, has stellar ratings, and includes UV protection. It's got a foldable brim that makes it easy to stash in a beach tote and includes a removable chin strap, moisture-wicking sweatband, and an adjustable sizing strap inside the sweatband.