essential beach camping gear for the beach camping enthusiast

Beach Camping Essentials

Outdoorsy people don’t want to explore the same patches of earth every time. If you need a break from pitching a tent in the woods, try camping by the beach! Imagine it: Soaking up the sun, the wind against your face, the salt spray on your tongue. The call of the gulls and miles of pure sand to walk through. You don’t have to work or study—just take in the sea air and read, swim, and play for hours. Falling asleep to lapping waves and waking up to the sunrise over the ocean is something everyone should experience at least once, but you need the right equipment to make tent camping on the beach as relaxing as it should be. We’ve picked out our favorite pieces of beach camping gear to help you make the most of your next excursion by the sea.

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    camping on the beach with essential beach camping gear

    Sand-Free Outdoor Camping Mat

    This outdoor camping mat is the pioneer of sand-free camping technology. Its military-grade, high-density weave allows dirt to fall through without coming back up. It’s ultra-durable, quick-drying, easy to sweep clean, water-resistant, and UV-protected. It’s also designed to withstand helicopter landings, which means you won’t have to worry about high winds blowing it away. D-rings for staking is included with the mat. Choose from two colors and four sizes. It makes a great doormat for your tent, makeshift picnic spot, or place to rest after four-wheeling. If you’re a beach picnicker, you can’t live without this.

    Features & Benefits

    • The Original – This mat started the sand-free revolution, and it remains in high demand as the ultimate sand-free ground pad, beach blanket, and equipment mat for serious outdoor adventures.
    • Patented System – Originally designed for military use (just see the video), our high-density weave allows sand, dirt, and dust to fall through the fabric without coming back up.
    • Military-Grade Construction – In addition to our patented technology, The Original Mat is quality made to ensure ultra-durability, quick drying time, and resistance to water, and UV damage.
    • Heavy Duty D Rings – Take this product everywhere you go, and make sure it stays there with double-reinforced heavy-duty corner D Rings, perfect for staking down in extreme conditions.
    • Numerous Size Options – The Original Mat comes in 2 colors and 4 size options: SMALL (for 3 persons), MEDIUM (for 6 persons), LARGE (for 10 persons), and XLARGE (for 14 persons).

    Ultralight Portable Folding Chair

    Sand is usually soft enough to sit on, but it also makes a mess. Give yourself somewhere else to relax with this comfortable collapsible chair from Sportneer. With a heavy-duty aluminum frame, it can effortlessly hold up to 350 pounds. The chair itself weighs only two pounds, so you can fit it on a bike or carry it anywhere without difficulty. At such a reasonable price, any camper, hiker, or beach fisherman will find value in this chair.

    Features & Benefits

    • Robust Quality, Each Camping Chair Bonus 2 Attached Storage Bags: The frame made of heavy-duty aluminum ensures the stability and durability of this camping chair. Also, each camping chair comes with 2 small attached storage bags to keep your small accessories organized.
    • Height Adjustable: Sportneer folding camping chair has 3 adjustable height levels: 12.6", 13.6", 14.6",content you different heights need, give you better seat experience.
    • Ultralight & Compact: These portable chairs can be folded into a small piece of 14.25" x 5.25" including the carry-on bag and still weights 2 lbs. It is extremely easy to carry during outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, and backpacking
    • Easy Set-up: Aluminum shock-cord pole structure makes this camping chair for quick intuitive setup
    • Weight Capacity: This robust chair is capable of taking weight up to 350 lbs. This heavy-duty chair is a necessity for campers, hikers, backpackers, adventurers, and anyone who loves outdoor activities

    Pop-Up Privacy Tent

    Let’s face it: Changing, washing, and relieving yourself outdoors is awkward, especially at the beach, where there are no trees to hide behind. With this privacy tent, you won’t have to feel weird anymore. You can instantly set it up over a camp toilet or use it to shower or change clothes. When you purchase the tent, you’ll also get stakes, a storage pocket, and a built-in clothesline. To store, put it back in the carry bag until you need it again. The pop-up tent is incredibly lightweight, so taking it to the beach is no hassle. For people who want to avoid public restrooms while beach camping, this is an essential piece of gear.

    Features & Benefits

    • INNOVATIVE POP-UP TENT – The Abco instant privacy tent offers you instant private space for camping bathroom & potty use, outdoor showers, changing clothes, for use as a soft rain shelter, and more. And without any hassles of tedious installation – a must-have travel accessory for your next adventure!
    • INSTANT INSTALLATION – Designed for utmost convenience our instant popup tents can be set up instantly and are equally easy to fold back into included carry bag – set these up effortlessly at the park, poolside, beach, or forest.
    • IMPRESSIVE FUNCTIONAL DESIGN – Lightweight privacy tall pop-up tent offers easy access enhanced airflow with a side window and better outward visibility while also offering reasonable privacy from the public during camping or a lazy time at the beach.
    • COMPREHENSIVE ACCESSORIES PACK– The package includes one (1) pop-up canopy tent one (1) carrying bag four (4) metal mounting stakes an additional built-in-bag to store phone keys or wallet and an integrated clothesline to dry your clothes and towels.
    • GUARANTEE – We also offer a 100% RISK-FREE SATISFACTION GUARANTEE on this camping tent or pop-up beach tent. However, we are sure that you would be impressed with this practical stable convenient, and versatile green foldable tent.

    4-Person Beach Sun Shelter

    Remember the last time your sun shelter blew away when you set it up? This extra-large beach tent will stay put. You can set it up or take it down in 30 seconds or less, so you’ll be safe from the rays or ready to move in no time at all. Spacious enough for four people to sit comfortably, the sun shelter also has an awning for extra protection and windows that provide good ventilation and circulation. Fiberglass poles and quality materials make it strong and durable, and it includes stakes, ropes, and a pocket for storing personal items. You’ll love this product for beach tent camping

    Features & Benefits

    • Easy Setup and Portable - This instant beach tent features an automatic patented pop-up mechanism, makes it fast and easy to take down and fold back in under 30 seconds. Lightweight at 4 lbs, packs down to 32" x 5" for easy carrying and storage.
    • Strong and Durable - Umbrella rated 3000mm PU coating by newest breathable 210T polyester, anti 99% harmful UV, a durable floor made of 150D PE; thick 8.5mm fiberglass poles for added stability with stakes and guy rope.
    • Luxurious Space - XXL Large size: 92" x 45" x 45" providing generous space for up to ( 2 adults with 2 kids ). Spacious design provides a more comfortable cooling shade and easy to relax inside.
    • New Design - Featuring an awning for extra shade, 2 windows for maximum ventilation and air circulation; providing a spacious interior shelter and has an internal pocket to store personal items.
    • Package Including - 1 beach tent,1 instruction, 1 carry bag with shoulder strap, 6 sand pockets, 8 steel stakes, 4 guylines, and 1 storage pouch

    Super-Absorbent Microfiber Camp Towels

    Do your towels take up too much space or fail you when you need to dry off quickly? Try these microfiber camp towels instead. They’re excellent at absorbing water, but they won’t collect germs or odors. The microfiber materials are designed to be lightweight, durable, fast-drying, and kind to your skin. These towels come in 11 colors and 6 sizes, and they include a carrying case.

    Features & Benefits

    • Microfiber
    • Unique Carrying Case - Why choose an ordinary woven bag when you can choose an EVA box that is cooler, more portable, and easier to store your towel? Not to mention that this box can better protect the towel and save space for the backpack and pocket.
    • 100% Anti-Germ - Made with special anti-germ technology, our microfiber towel will not produce any germ and odor even if it is dyed by sweat.
    • Absorption and Quick Drying - More absorbent than ordinary towels, and can be air-dried and reused in a short time. It’s also very light weighted, you can hardly feel it when you put it around your neck. Ideal for wiping sweat during camping, hiking, traveling, and gym.
    • Professional Manufacturer - Natural plant dyes, say no to chemical dyes; 100% sterilized fabric,skin-friendly; durable stitching and other accessories. We only provide the best products to our customers.
    • We want to make sure you have an amazing experience with us. 30 day no hassle returns / free exchange, 12-month warranty

    Inflatable Air Sofa

    Bring your couch to the beach with this inflatable lounger. You will never be more comfortable lying on the beach in your life. Wekapo’s air sofa doesn’t require a pump—just wave it through the air to inflate it. Snuggle up and read a book, listen to music, or just get a tan for up to five hours without reinflating, and enjoy the added support of the pillow headrest. The lounger’s design keeps it from blowing away in a strong gust of wind. You can even use it in the water! Want a drink while you lounge? No problem. Pop the cap with the built-in bottle opener and take a swig. Beach campers, believe us when we say you should have bought this a long time ago.

    Features & Benefits

    • EASY INFLATION-No pump required. Just whisk it through the air to inflate. The little trick is that you need to trap air by closing the sleeve opening before the end of each movement and keep the mouth closed until you begin the next movement.
    • UNIQUE PILLOW SHAPED HEADREST DESIGN- WEKAPO air lounger has a patented pillow-shaped headrest design that gives your upper back and neck comfortable support when you need relaxation most.
    •  ANTI-DEFLATION TECHNOLOGY-Our unique patented design together with years of experience of making inflated products make sure that once the WEKAPO air lounge is inflated, it will stay inflated for at least 5-6 hours for our dear customers to enjoy.
    • CARRY BAG, STAKE & OPENER – This lazy lounge also comes with a carry bag to let you store and carry the air sofa conveniently, a stake that can be used with a built-in security loop to firmly secure the blow-up couch in position such that it stays in place even on a windy day, and a BOTTLE OPENER to help you chill anywhere, anytime.
    • 100% RISK-FREE SATISFACTION GUARANTEE – We also offer you a 100% risk-free satisfaction guarantee to let you buy with confidence; no questions asked. However, we are quite sure that you will be super impressed with the fact that this wind bed can be used even as swimming pool floats, proves indispensable for outdoor adventures & is hassle-free to use!

    Beach Cup Holders With Bottle Opener

    While you’re lounging on your air sofa, you’ll need somewhere to set your drink. That’s where this set of cup holders comes in. Each one has spikes in the bottom so it will stay upright in the sand. There’s a bottle opener on them, too, so they have everything you need to enjoy your favorite can or bottle on the beach. You can also throw your snacks, keys, and other small items inside to keep them from getting lost in the sand. These cup holders are easy to clean, stackable, and highly visible in the sand. Everyone who enjoys drinking on the beach should have these on their next trip.

    Features & Benefits

    • UNLIKE OTHER BEACH CUP HOLDERS that are difficult to stick into the ground, our sand coaster set is made with pointed spiker stakes that go easily into wet or dry sand. No opener? No problem! Crack open up a cold one with your drink buddies using the built-in Bottle Opener, added for your convenience.
    • HOLD ALL OF YOUR PERSONAL BEACH ITEMS with one fun solution. Keep your stuff protected from the sand and other nasty critters. Easily holds drink cups, bottles, snacks, phones, keys, and other beach supplies. Our beach drink holder sets are gender-neutral in color and are great beach accessories for both women and men!
    • THE STACKABLE DESIGN is perfect for compact storage and transportation, a true necessity when traveling on a beach vacation. Simply twist to detach the cup from the base, and the 4 piece set can easily fit into a carry tote, beach bag, or suitcase, along with your other essential beach gear.
    • Each pack of 4 beach cup accessories is Orange & White with a cool printed universal slogan. The bright orange color also makes it easy to find in the sand. We all hate losing stuff at the beach!
    • FUN MUST HAVE BEACH GIFTS for family & friends leaving on a vacation, hosting a party, going on a picnic, or camping next to a bonfire.

    Quick-Dry Barefoot Water Shoes

    If you’re looking for the ultimate water shoe, you’ve found it. Mishansha crafted this one in many colors and sizes for men or women. Made of stretchy spandex and rubber soles, these water shoes are breathable, ultralight, and comfortably flexible. Use the convenient pull tab to put them on, then secure them with elastic ties. They fit tightly enough to keep water out and provide high traction and protection from rocks and shells, while the drainage holes allow them to dry quickly. Surfers, sailors, volleyball players, and beach aerobics fans will love these shoes.

    Features & Benefits

    • Spandex fabric
    • Rubber sole
    • PERFECT MATERIAL: Upper with salt resistance wear resistance stretch breathable ultra lightweight Lycra material for fast draining and cross ventilation, give excellent flexibility and comfort.
    • QUICK DRY WITH DRAINAGE HOLES: Unique and top-quality anti slip camo rubber sole, with several holes on each bottom to ensure proper water flow out of them which creates a cooler and healthier shoe environment
    • Easy On and Off: The pull tap at the heel allows for quick and easy entry, protecting your feet from dripping off.
    • ELASTIC STRAPS: According to the width of the foot quickly adjust the elasticity of the shoes and avoid the annoyance of tying your shoes.
    • IDEAL FOR ANY ACTIVITY: Women and men perfect for the beach, swimming, surf, pool, sailing, boating, kayaking, windsurfing, beach volleyball, long airline flight, yoga, performing pilates exercises aerobics, etc. The shoe is a necessary piece of equipment for vacations.

    Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker

    Remember the days of lugging a boombox around to take your music with you? Leave them in the past. This Bluetooth JBL speaker offers the same sound quality without the bulk. Its durable, waterproof design is perfect for the beach. Its plentiful bass and good volume create astonishingly high-quality sound—and it’ll last for 20 hours. With over 10 colors to choose from, you have a lot of options for customizing your jam session. If you like listening to music while camping on the beach, get this speaker.

    Features & Benefits

    • Wireless Bluetooth streaming
    • 20 hours of playtime
    • IPX7 waterproof
    • JBL Connect+
    • JBL bass radiator

    85-Piece Pocket First Aid Kit

    Wherever you go camping, basic medical supplies are essential. This is the ultimate first aid kit. Loaded with 85 useful supplies, it provides all you need for everything from minor injuries to emergencies. The two-way zippers allow for quick, easy access when time is of the essence. Hang the first aid kit from the included carabiner where you can grab it quickly. The hard-shell case is water-resistant, weighs only half a pound, and, at only six inches, will fit in your pocket. This is crucial camping gear for the beach or anywhere else.

    Features & Benefits

    • Essential Preparedness Kit: Contains 85 essential first aid supplies for treating common cuts, scrapes, minor aches, and injuries, will prepare you for any potential emergency at home, in the office, or on the go
    • Safety Medical Kit: Safety approved, 85 pieces of comprehensive first aid treatment products are manufactured in modern safety-approved facilities, exceeding safety standards for adults and kids in all kinds of emergencies
    • Organization Survival Pouch: Clear mesh lining and two-way full open zippers in water-resistant EVA pouch, this 1st aid kit provides you an organization and quick access to first aid supplies in an emergency
    • Portable Safety Kit: Size 6" x 4.3"x 2.4", weighing only 0.56 pounds, small and lightweight, this safety kit is the proper size for fitting nicely into your pocket, backpack, boat, vehicle compartment, or desk drawer
    • General Purpose Medkit: Each medkit comes with an aluminum carabiner, which allows you to hang the kit in various places for immediate retrieval in outdoor activities like camping, hiking, backpacking, boating, cycling, fishing, hunting, and sports