1. Personalised Bondi rectangle towel in yellow sunshine, $39.99, Cotton On
It doesn't get happier than this literal sunshine ray of a beach towel. Made from 100% cotton, this soft seaside companion will keep you dry and mark your spot on the sand. Plus, it's personalisable, so you can even add your name!
2. Logo beach towel in white, $69.95, Country Road
Vintage is the new hottest trend, and as such, Country Road's heritage logo has seen a recent popularity spike. Love the retro look? This subtle, white towel will get you dry quicker with its lusciously soft 100% cotton pile. Plus, Country Road partners with The Better Cotton Initiative, so you're doing some good for the world.
3. Aquatico beach towel in aubergine, $74.99, Sheridan
This 100% cotton velour/terry design features a Jacquard spliced stripe design that truly gives us Neopolitan ice cream vibes – perfect for summer! Beachside or poolside, you'll be bathing in style with this quality Sheridan towel.
4. Sand free family retro Australia beach towel, $99.99, Adairs
The whole family can enjoy this 150x150cm 480GSM towel, which has a super-cute retro Australiana-themed design. The end of your beach trip is made hassle free with its ability to easily shed sand.
5. Papatya square beach blanket, $139, Saardé
This huge 190x190cm is certainly in line with its "blanket" description. So much more than a towel, this gorgeous summer accessory is perfect for long afternoons by the sea, where you can snuggle under it once the sun starts to fade. It's also perfect as a picnic blanket or couch throw!
6. Sand-free cabana towel, $39.79, The Beach People
Sand-free, earth-friendly, fade-resistant: this towel is all you'll ever need for your beachside, summer days. Made from 100% cotton, the top is sand-repellent and the underside is terry toweling, meaning you have the best of both worlds.
7. Waffle beach towel in charcoal, $59, Ozoola Beachlife
Love the waffle towel trend? Take it to the beach with this Ozoola Beachlife tasseled towel. Made from 100% Turkish cotton, this charcoal towel is ultra-soft to the touch, so you'll love spending your day lazing on it in the sun.
8. Cabarita Turkish towel, $89.95, Turkish Murkish
If thinner (but still equally as effective!), Turkish towels are your thing, add this neutral-shade towel to your basket. Made from 100% Buldan cotton in a jacquard weave and loomed in Turkey, this towel is quick-drying and lightweight, making it easy to fit in your favourite beach bag.
9. Orange round beach towel, $15, Kmart
Picnics, but take them beachside. This gingham printed beach blanket is reminiscent of days spent sharing food from a wicker basket. Perfect for sunbathing, lounging, or indeed picnicking with friends, take this 190x140cm blanket with you on your next outdoor venture.
10. Sylvatica adult beach poncho, $129.99, Sheridan
Whoever said hooded towels are only for kids hasn't seen Sheridan's take. This adult-sized poncho is the only accessory you need; keeping you warm while drying you off with its terry reverse. The print features a vibrant, oversized, abstract foliage pattern that will definitely stand you miles apart from other beachgoers (in the best way!).
11. Greg Natale Positano beach towel, $99.95, The iconic
Made from 100% cotton and available in pink or blue, these luxurious towels have been inspired by the Amalfi Coast. Make a stylish statement the next time you make a trip to the beach or staying cool poolside.
12. The cabarita sand free towel, $54.99, Sky gazer
Weighing less than 500g, these sand resistant towels roll up super small making them perfect to take on beach trips or while you're travelling.
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