Whether you're jetting off abroad or planning a British seaside getaway, you'll always need your essentials at hand when you're heading to the beach. Sun lotion, beach towels, water bottle, snacks, and everything else you need when you're planning a day of sun, sea and sand, your beach bag is the perfect place to store and carry it all.

From durable jute carriers to stylish straw totes, we've found our favourite beach bags on the market, so you can make sure you don't forget any of those essentials, whilst looking stylish as you do so!

10 best beach bags for 2o22

Elizabeth Jute Beach Bag

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Keep it classic with a jute beach bag complete with a fun striped design. Jute is a great material for a beach bag, the fibres taken from flowering plants can be spun into strong threads, making it incredibly long lasting, perfect if you're carrying lots of items. For a personal touch, why not opt for an embroidered monogram?

Buy Elizabeth Jute Beach Bag from Initially London (£50)

Aspinal of London Henley Raffia Tote Bag

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If you prefer a beach bag with a bit more structure, this raffia tote bag is a sophisticated option. Handcrafted with a chevron pattern and perfectly complemented by the brown leather, it can be used as a transitional piece between the beach and day trips. Who doesn't love a versatile accessory?

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Buy Aspinal of London Henley Raffia Tote Bag from Farfetch (£395)

Straw Beach Bag

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Another popular material for beach bags, this straw basket bag screams summer. Handmade from palm leaves, this beach bag will appeal to anyone who values slow fashion and sustainably-made pieces.

Buy Straw Beach Bag from Etsy (£30.81)

Best beach bags

Floral patterns are a summer staple, and this recycled tote bag from Liberty is the perfect print for a beach bag. Part of their Print with Purpose collection, the material used to create this beach bag is re-spun polyester yarn sourced from discarded garments and textiles.

Buy Print With Purpose Thorpe Recycled Tote Bag from Liberty (£235)

Phase Eight Mara Raffia Slouch Bag

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Simple and chic, slouch bags are a popular choice, and their flexible material means you can squeeze in those extra essentials. This one comes in classic black with a block handle, zip fastening and a handy internal pocket.

Buy Phase Eight Mara Raffia Slouch Bag from John Lewis (£45)

Soft Straw Bag

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Be bold with a colourful beach bag this summer. With a beautiful pink zig zap pattern, this slouchy straw bag, handmade from paper, is perfect for day trips to the beach.

Buy Soft Straw Bag from Boden (£70)

Lobster Everyday Bag

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Nothing says beach bag more than a fun lobster print! Made from 100% cotton with a popper fastening, this Sophie Allport creation is a gorgeous summer beach bag!

Buy Lobster Everyday Bag from Sophie Allport (£24)

Embroidered Beach Bag

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This neutral jute beach bag is a great option - theres plenty of space to store your belongings and you can add a pop of colour on the embroidery. With 35 different colour thread options, you can really make this embroidered beach bag your own.

Buy Embroidered Beach Bag from Etsy (£17.99)

Vintage Oversized Straw Beach Bag

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Looking for something vintage? There's plenty of preloved beach bags available, and this straw beach bag is the perfect 90s throwback. Oversized, long handles, and ocean colour stripes - you'll be the envy of all beach-goers this summer!

Buy Vintage Oversized Straw Beach Bag from ASOS Marketplace

Hasani Moroccan Shopper

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Whether you're anticipating a trip to Morocco or simply love the style, this Moroccan shopper makes for a lovely beach bag. Handwoven in Morocco from palm leaves with leather handles, this is a beach bag that will last you for years to come.

Buy Hasani Moroccan Shopper from Nkuku (£55)