The 12 Best Beach Chairs Were Made for Carefree Summer Days

Updated 07/13/18
Best Beach Chairs
Courtesy of Serena & Lily

Sure, packing a chair for the beach is an extra effort, but the reward is tenfold when you can lean back to read your latest novel while watching the waves or gather in a circle to toast to your favorite summer rosé. Not to mention beach bonfires are always best appreciated from the comfort of a beach chair that offers a prime seat angle for s'mores roasting. 

Just think about it—not getting sand everywhere while trying to flip a page to your favorite magazine, being able to seamlessly doze in and out of a peaceful beach slumber while looking at the waves, and being able to eat your carefully prepared picnic without sitting on the ground—yes, beach chairs are a game-changer that will stretch your hours of sunrays tenfold. Convinced? Here are the best beach chairs on the market this summer.

Sling Chair with Tassels
Serena & Lily Sling Chair with Tassels $448

Serena & Lily has mastered the art of beach chairs, and this tasseled number is no exception.

Tripolina Wooden Folding Chair $395

A foldable butterfly chair with a carrying bag? We're positively sold.

Astella Jungle Beach Chair $129

Channel the tropical vibes with this cheeky palm leaf beach chair.

Casual Home Natural Frame and Natural Canvas Solid Wood Sling Chair $80

Lean back in style and ultimate comfort with this luxe white sling beach chair.

Blue Ridge Chair Works Wood & Canvas Chair "The Outer Banks" $288

Take this stylish beach chair from the coast to the campground—beer holder included.

Sunnylife Beach Seat $55

Lightweight, affordable, and colorful? We may have found the perfect beach chair.

Cascade Mountain Tech Ash Wood Beach Chair $50

Perfect from anything from camping to concerts and beach bonfires, this folding chair has a myriad of purposes.

Palisades Chair - Driftwood
Serena & Lily Palisades Chair $448

Serena & Lily's Palisades chairs are perfect for anyone who loves beautiful simplicity. 

IKEA Mysingö Beach Chair $25

You really can't beat a $25 turquoise beach chair.

Lovin' Summer Santa Cruz Beach Chair $69

This beach chair is for the diehard modernist who wants a butterfly chair even on the coast.

Teak Sling Chair
Serena & Lily Teak Sling Chair $358

What would a beach chair be without summer stripes? 

GloDea Xquare Eco Friendly Foldable Beach Chair $113

We know this is technically a beach chair, but we wouldn't be mad if it ended up in our living room.

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