8 Best Beach Bags In 2022

For this post, I have put together a collection of the best beach bags currently available. You can also see my top picks for all beach accessories.

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Planning your next holiday or trip to the beach? Your summer essentials list wouldn’t be complete without a beach bag to store everything in for your beach or pool days.

We’ve picked some of the best beach bags available from mesh to straw styles and extra large to waterproof options. All of our picks have excellent feedback from customers.

What other beach essentials do you need? See our top picks for the best beach chair and beach umbrella.

Let’s get going!

Extsud Mesh Beach Bag

  • The pockets on this tote will come in super handy when packing all those beach essentials like water bottles, sunglasses,¬†suncream and towels.
  • The portable mesh bag can be folded into a small zipper purse.
  • With extra strong durable quick drying mesh with quick drainage and ventilation.
  • Size: 70 x 18 x 37 cm (L*W*H).
  • 83% of 507 buyers gave it 5 stars..

Joseko Straw Beach Bag

  • Straw handbag hand-crafted by Artisans which is perfect for any occasion including the beach or an evening out on holiday.
  • Stylish bag with a drawstring closure.
  • This bag is nice as a beach accessory to hold your small essentials but probably not big enough for towels.
  • Size:41cm x 5cm x 36cm (L x W x H).
  • 69% of 383 buyers gave it 5 stars..

Don Don Large Beach Bag with Zipper

  • This beach bag is made of 50% cotton and 50% polyester on the outside, and the inner lining is made of plastic which is waterproof.
  • The perfect beach bag that’s versatile enough for other occasions.
  • Available in a range of pretty designs.
  • With room to store all of your beach bits including towels.
  • 22.83 in (58 cm) x height 14.96 in (38 cm) x width 7.09 in (18 cm).
  • 83% of 2,368 buyers gave it 5 stars..

Esvan Large Tote Bag

  • This large tote bag is ideal for the beach, pool, gym.
  • Waterproof fabric.
  • With handy side mesh pockets to hold drinks or other essentials.
  • Available in lots of funky patterns.
  • 14.6 x 15.4 x 4.7 inches (W x H x D).
  • 96% of 4,051 buyers gave it 5 stars. .

Neevas Jelly Beach Bag

  • Transparent clear jelly shoulder bag with an inside bag.
  • Waterproof fabric ideal for the beach.
  • Transparent outer bag has a zipped closure.
  • Inside bag also has zipped closure.
  • Available in five ice-cream colours including pink/ blue/ beige/ purple and green.
  • Dimensions: 44 x 28 x 26cm.
  • 78% of 83 buyers gave it 5 stars..

Arteesol Waterproof Dry Bag

  • Perfect backpack pouch bag for any adventurer, which is completely waterproof.
  • Ideal for beach, swimming, boating, kayaking.
  • Protect your iPhone, Cellphone, camera, Cash, MP3, Passport, Document From water, sand, snow, dust and dirt.
  • This dry bag can be used as your backpack, so you can adjust the strap length according to your needs.
  • Available in a choice of nine colours.
  • Available in a choice of sizes including 5l, 10l, 20l, 30l.
  • 92% of 1,783 buyers gave it 5 stars..

ISKYBOB String Beach Bag x 2

  • Lightweight rainbow string bags made of fine cotton of mesh knitting.
  • Easily packed in your pocket when not in use.
  • Easy to wash and dry fast.
  • Perfect for throwing your beach stuff in.
  • Also great for shopping, picnics, school, home, grocery.
  • 32 x 38cm / 12.6 x 15in.
  • 88% of 47 buyers gave it 5 stars..

Le Papillon Vert French Style Basket Bag

  • A long leather handled basket bag.
  • A traditional and chic French Basket which is medium-large sized.
  • Great for shopping, the gym, and as a beach basket!
  • W58 x D13 x H33 cm (approx).
  • 86% of 56 buyers gave it 5 stars..

What to consider when buying beach bag


Think about what you are going to be taking to the beach. When it comes to size, you need to think about space for your towel/s, lotions, toys, purse, keys etc.


Canvas is the most traditional beach bag material and straw bags always look classic and are functional. Waterproof bags are ideal if you head to the beach alone and want to be able to take it with you for a dip in the sea.

Think about what the handles are made of too. You want smooth materials which aren’t going to rub your bare shoulders.


Compartments are a great feature in a beach bag. External pockets can be handy for drinks and lotions which you want to keep upright.

Inside pockets can help hide your valuables while keeping them accessible.

What should I pack in my beach bag?

  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Beach Towel
  • Sun Hat
  • Spare Clothing
  • Drink
  • Snacks
  • Plastic bag to put any wet clothing in
  • Keys
  • Phone
  • Bank Card/ Cash

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Nicola Horgan

Nicola is a mum of two who loves to travel. After plenty of trips abroad and here in the UK, she enjoys writing about all of the best places to stay and visit, especially with the kids in tow. When it comes to our product guides, Nicola has a wealth of experience in reviewing baby products, kids clothing and homewares. Her background in beauty marketing and fashion, always keeps her looking for the next best product.