Beachwear Buying Guide

August 02, 2021

Woman wearing Cabana Life Coral Tides Off The Shoulder Dress

Summer time means going from everyday to vacay! It’s time to find your happy place by the pool or beach and relax. The right bathing suit & beach dress can make or break a beach day. No one wants to head to the beach without feeling and looking their best! With this in mind we made a complete beachwear buying guide to help you choose the perfect swimsuits, rashguards, coverups for all your summer adventures.

Comfort & Fit

Woman wearing Cabana Life Coral Tides Bikini Top and Coral Tides Bikini Bottom

Choosing the right swimsuit style & fit will keep you comfortable from sunrise to sunset. Swimsuits with adjustable straps will provide support & keep the fabric from cutting into your shoulders. If you love bikini tops, but want more coverage, a bandeau style with adjustable straps like our Coral Tides Bikini Top may be the perfect fit. 

Fabric & Quality

Woman wearing Cabana Life UPF 50+ Coastal Cottage Zipper Rashguard with Turquoise Classic Swim Skirt

Quick-drying material is a must for all beachwear. Breathable & high quality fabrics will ensure swimsuits dry quickly and don't cause chafing. A well made rashguard will fit comfortably and last all summer without fading or shirring. Cabana Life’s UPF 50+ fabrics are sun-protective, durable & vibrant! So you don’t have to compromise fashion for function. 

Sun Protection & Function

 Woman wearing Aruba Blues Tie Waist Midi Dress

Long summer days mean more time spent in the sun & higher UVB rays. Sun-protection is more important than ever when we plan to spend day after day outdoors. Having a variety of rashguards, swimsuits and beach dresses with built in sun protection will make staying sun-safe that much easier. Whatever your summer adventures are, don’t put them on pause to recover from a bad sunburn. 

Types of Beach Dresses

Woman wearing Cabana Life Navy Stripe Sport Dress 

What’s a beach day without a beach dress? One of the best parts of summer is getting to wear your favorite sundresses. A dress’s length, neckline & fit will depend on your personal style & day plans.

If you want to play tennis in the morning & hit the pool afterwards, a Navy Stripe Sport Dress may be what you need. But if your summer plans include lounging by the shore and enjoying a book, a long flowing style like the Coral Tides Maxi Dress will keep you comfortable. 

 Woman wearing Cabana Life Coral Tides Maxi Dress

With the right beachwear you can stay sun-safe all summer long! Add your favorite pair of 100% UV sunglasses & a big floppy hat so you’ll be set for the sunny days ahead. 

See our latest sun protective styles here & follow us on Instagram for more summer style inspiration.

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