The best beach tents for air flow
Unlike some other beach shelters, this beach tent won't block your view or breeze while providing the shade we all desperately seek when out in the sun. Made with UPF 50+ fabric, this tent is stylish and can easily be erected in minutes.
From small Northern Beaches business Basil Bangs comes this premium beach tent that's big enough for the whole family, it's made from UPF 50+ outdoor canvas and is ideal in windy conditions. This lightweight, travel-friendly buy will fast become your beach go-to.
You'll feel like you're on holidays with this chic beach tent that comes with a lightweight carry bag and provides optimal shade positioning so you can relax when laying on the shore.
The best beach cabanas
This hybrid beach cabana easily converts into an umbrella for versatile shaded beachgoing. Featuring pockets for airflow and comfort, and a handy drawstring carry bag, you'll be the coolest cats on the beach.
Like others on this list, this shelter has been constructed from a cotton-poly canvas material which provides UPF50+ protection, helping to shield you and your family against the harsh Aussie rays. It also includes internal pockets for holding essentials and folds up easily too so you can get ahead of the crowds.
Large enough to accommodate two adults and two kids, this cabana is the sort of beach shelter you'd pay a pretty penny to hire...but this one makes a great investment. Easy to pack up and put away, this tent is perfect for families who still like to look (and stay) cool.
The best small beach tent
With an instant fibreglass frame for easy pack down and set up, this BCF shelter will give you that sweet sweet shade at the beach or on the side-lines of the kid's sports match.
The best pop up beach tents
This tent by Caribee is a classic for good reason. It pops up instantly and folds down just as easily making it the ideal option for young families juggling multiple items. It offers a UPF50+ meaning you won't have to fret about the sun but can simply sit back and relax.
Whilst this shelter may be at the lower end of the price list, it still provides you with some UV-resistant coverage, can withstand breezy conditions and makes a great park or beach staple.
Look after your own skin and that of millions of others by buying this cabana. Every purchase of Cancer Council sun protection products helps to fund work in cancer research, prevention, advocacy and support. It has all the necessary features too including: easy setup/pack away, UPF 50+, and side and overhead sun protection. What more could you want?
Is a beach tent worth it?
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