Beach towels can be almost as subjective as bathing suits, but what matters most is how well it’ll dry you off post-ocean. It’s always a good idea to have a stash of beach towels around if you plan on heading to a sandy destination because a regular old bath towel just won’t cut it. We’ve rounded up the best plush, soft beach towels you can get so you’re not caught without cover next beach day.
Mini Stripe Beach Towel
This is a modern take on a Turkish beach owl, made from 100% Turkish cotton and adorned in knotted tassels. The front is a soft flat weave while the back is a soft terry, perfect for lounging and drying off.
Sunny Stripe Beach Towel
If you want a towel that you can stretch out on, this is for you. It’s wider than a twin bed, which is about a foot wider than regular beach towels. It’s made from 100% long staple cotton so it’ll be soft and durable no matter what.
Utopia Towels Cabana Stripe Beach Towels 4-Pack
With a 4.1-star rating on over 1,300 reviews, this 4-pack of cabana-striped towels is made from 100% ring spun cotton and comes in sets of the same color (or you can get one with four different colors).
Dock & Bay Microfiber Towel
If microfiber is the name of your beach game, look no further than these. They’re made to dry quicker than normal towels and resist sand. Plus, they come in over 30 patterns and colors.
Clotho Turkish Bath and Beach Towel Set of 6
Turkish towels are the black sheep of beach towels, but they’re the perfect option for anyone looking for a more lightweight option. They’re fast drying and great to lay on thanks to their soft cotton makeup.
Laguna Beach Textile Co Oversize Plush Cabana Towel
This 100% plush cotton towel is thicker than your standard beach towel. It’s also a bit bigger, coming in at 70” x 35”. Want something a bit more interesting? Get the circular, fringed style.
AmazonBasics Beach Towel, Pack of 2
These classic oversized beach towels are part of the in-house AmazonBasics brand. They’re made in an OEKO-TEX Standard 100 factory, meaning the “textiles meet high safety and environmental standards.”
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