10 of the Best Beach Umbrellas
Has the return of the summer swelter got you scrambling to find the best beach umbrella? We don't blame you! Australia is one hottie patootie when it comes to the weather, and while we do love her for her glorious sunshine, a fun-filled day at the beach with the family should never result in sunstroke.
If you plan on spending every available weekend with 'beach hair, don't care', we highly recommend arming yourself and your family against Australia's harsh UV rays with a trusty (and stylish) beach umbrella.
10 of the Most Stylish Beach Umbrellas in Australia
1. Kmart Beach Umbrellas
If there's one thing we can rely on Kmart for, it's affordability and this is certainly the case with their range of Kmart beach umbrellas. For just $15 you can grab yourself a stylish beach umbrella from Kmart or you can go up a notch and splash out $39 for one of their premium umbrellas - talk about affordable! Kmart also stock beach shelters.
Prices: from $15 up to $50
If you haven't spotted a CoolCabana at the beach yet then you need to get your eyes checked, no offence. Cool Cabanas took Australia by storm a few years ago and are officially branded as The World's Best Beach Cabana. The design of CoolCabanas is so simple and easy, anyone can assemble their beach cabana in seconds, plus their range of designs are stylish and fun - sold!
Prices: from $189
3. Sunnylife Luxe Beach Umbrella
When you want stylish beach accessories, you go to Sunnylife. From pool toys to beach chairs, floaties and beach bags, Sunnylife sure know how to create trendy beach accessories, and their beach umbrellas are no different. If you're after a simple push-up beach umbrella, go the Luxe Beach Umbrella, or for something a bit bigger, Sunnylife also stock beach cabanas.
Prices: from $159
4. Byron Bay Beachlife Tents
If you're looking for a beach umbrella with more space, Byron Bay Beachlife Tents are more your style. Byron Bay Beachlife Tents are designed like a teepee so you'll get more shade coverage and you'll get to spread out a bit more on the beach. Their beach tents are made from UPF50+ premium outdoor canvas and come in a range of designs and colours, plus they fold away into a neat little carry bag.
Prices: from $185
5. Cotton On Beach Umbrellas
You can always rely on Cotton on to come to the rescue with funky and affordable beach accessories. The Cotton On Coolum Beach Umbrella throws off serious sixties vibes thanks to its fringe detailing and muted colours. The pole height is adjustable and the fabric offers 30+ UV protection.
Prices: from $49.95
6. Pop-up Beach Shelters
If you've had to chase after a rouge beach umbrella down the beach one too many times, it might be time to invest in a beach shelter. Beach shelters are great if you've got babies at the beach as they provide a little oasis tucked away from the sun and wind, plus they're really easy to set up. Gazebos Australia stock a range of beach shelters, including the popular Shelta Royal Blue that offers Ultra Violet Protection (UPF) factor of 50+.
Prices: from $92.50
7. OZoola Beach Tents
Another vote for the best beach umbrellas goes to the OZoola Beach Tent. Toted as offering 360-degree views of your favourite beach on beach day, the design of OZoola Beach Tents gives you optimal viewing plus 50+ UV protection on those scorching-hot days.
Prices: from $129
8. One Foot Island
And for a beach umbrella with a bit of a difference, One Foot Island's Sun Tents and Teepees will add a playful style to your day at the beach. Kids can't get enough of One Foot Island's Teepees while the grownups can enjoy endless hours relaxing away from the sun in their Sun Tents. Both styles of beach umbrellas are made with UV-coated SPF30+ fabrics.
Prices: from $105
9. Bunnings Beach Umbrellas
Another one of our favourite spots to grab affordable goods, you can grab a trusty and stylish beach umbrella from Bunnings for just $28.98 and they even come with a warranty!
Prices: from $28.98
10. Sport Brella Vented Beach Umbrella
If you've ever looked at your beach umbrella and thought, 'I wish it came with sides', someone was listening because the Sport Brella Vented Beach Umbrella offers just that! The Sport Brella comes with adjustable sides for those days when the sun keeps finding its way around your umbrella, and the fabric is geared towards the harsh Australian sun with UPF 50+ protection.
Prices: from $78
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