Pack These Essentials for Your Next Delaware Beach Day

Planning your next day at the Delaware beaches will be a breeze with essentials like the perfect bag and the right skincare.

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It’s beach season! If you’re ready to spend a day at the Delaware beaches, plan ahead and make sure you have all the essentials. From SPF skincare products to beach towels to the perfect totes and coolers, here are some of our top picks for the season’s beach essentials.

A Spacious Beach Tote

Before you start considering what to bring to the beach, the first thing you need is the perfect beach bag! A big tote from Sea Bags—made from recycled sails—is stylish, convenient and sustainable.

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Sand Dollar Ogunquit Beach Tote | $265 | Sea Bags


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Wagoneer Utility Tote | $160 | Arden and James

The Perfect Beach Towel

It’s easy to underestimate the importance of a good beach towel. Turkish cotton woven with long fibers is an ideal option.

Del Mar Towel Bundle (5 towels) | $168 | Sand Cloud

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Typus Whale Shark XL Towel | $78 | Sand Cloud


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A Compact Cooler

Whether you’re bringing snacks like hummus and veggies, a few drinks or some ice-cold water, a small cooler is a lifesaver on a beach day.

 20 Qt Cooler | $149.99 | Igloo


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Beat the Heat

It’s hard to find a better feeling in the summer than the warm sun and cool water. But it’s important to protect your skin, hair and eyes from the rays while enjoying the sunshine. Here are a few of our top beach essentials to beat the heat.

Rio Beach 7′ Outdoor Market Umbrella | $59 | Amazon

Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer (SPF 30) | $54 | Houppette

Glow Stick Sunscreen (SPF 50) | $30 | Houppette

Striped Floppy Hat | $54 | Anthropologie


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Tarnish-Free Jewelry

Don’t forget to take off your everyday jewelry if it’s not safe for the beach! Keeping some waterproof and tarnish-free jewelry on hand for beachy weekends is a must. Raising Surfers is a local beach jewelry company that donates money to a great cause and provides some pretty stunning waterproof pieces for beach lovers.

The Somers Point Ring | $32 | Raising Surfers

The Joy Ring | $44 | Raising Surfers

The Seaside Stackable Bracelets | $28 | Raising Surfers

The Dainty Links Bracelet | $36 | Raising Surfers

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