Taking your music everywhere you go is a must for many people, but it can be difficult to play music where you really want it. Reasonably, people worry about damaging their Bluetooth speakers on hikes or at the beach. For whatever reason, the best places to listen to music happen to be places with a lot of water: beaches, boats, pools, showers, etc. Fortunately, water-resistant speakers make it convenient to play your favorite songs wherever you are, whether that’s blasting hip hop at the pool party or just singing along to “Dancing Queen” in the shower.
These Bluetooth speakers offer big sound in portable packages, and their water-resistance means you can set them on the pool deck with confidence. Want to listen to a podcast in the shower or relaxing with some soothing tunes while taking a bath? There’s a waterproof Bluetooth speaker for that. Have little kids who love to play “Baby Shark” on repeat all day? Blast the ‘doo doo doo’s’ through a speaker that can handle little ones, who always seem to find a way to get everything wet, speakers included.
Stop stressing about a sudden downpour during your backyard barbecue and enjoy the clear sound of these durable waterproof Bluetooth speakers.
1. Tribit XSound Go Bluetooth Speakers
For a speaker that works with your AI system, we recommend the Tribit XSound Go Bluetooth Speaker. The speaker is compatible with Alexa, and it has up to 24-hours of battery life on its rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. It also has an impressive 66-foot range for reaching Bluetooth devices, one of the longest on our list. Tribit’s speaker is designed to be dust and drop resistant.
Pros: Produces loud, clear sound with good highs and rich bass.
Cons: Works better with audio than video clips.
2. COMISO Waterproof Bluetooth Speakers
Enjoy the enhanced bass of the lightweight and portable COMISO Waterproof Bluetooth Speakers. This round waterproof speaker comes in a range of colors, including rose gold, mint, and blue. It has a 360° speaker for wide audio coverage and can be voice-activated. Its IPX4 rating makes it splash resistant and it has up to 24-hour battery life.
Pros: An impressive 24-hour battery life in the 360° speaker, which can pair with another of the same speaker.
Cons: The IPX4 rating makes it less resistant than others’ IPX7 or IPX5 ratings.
3. AOMAIS Sport II Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
For a speaker that is as tough as the great outdoors, we recommend the AOMAIS Sport II Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker. Dustproof, mud proof, dirt proof and of course waterproof, the IPX7-rated speaker can be fully immersed in water for up to 90 minutes. A durable case makes it resistant against falls and spills. The 20-watt stereo has a clear sound and balanced base thanks to its dual drivers. The AOMAIS can pair with other speakers of the same brand and boasts an impressive 15-hour playtime.
Pros: Durable case, clear sound and fully waterproof.
Cons: When playing tracks other than music, like podcasts or audiobooks, there is a drop in sound when people stop speaking, causing missed audio once speaking resumes.
4. BUGANI Bluetooth Speaker
For a speaker that can go all week, we recommend the BUGANI Bluetooth Speaker. Its impressive 40-hour playtime makes the Bugani a great option for users looking for a speaker to take on their next camping trip. The 40-watt speaker has dual power diaphragms to deliver a clear sound that mimics a larger system that includes a subwoofer. The speaker also acts as a portable charger and can power smartphones and other small electronics even while it’s playing music. The Bugani can connect to just about any Bluetooth device as well as another Bugani speaker.
Pros: Dust, snow and mud-resistant, excellent battery life and charging abilities.
Cons: The Bugani is IPX5-rated, which means it can’t be fully submerged in water.
5. JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
One of the leading names in home speakers has their own waterproof model that can handle dirt, dust, mud and yes, water. The JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker gives users the convenience of a waterproof speaker with the quality of a home stereo system. Designed with dual external passive radiators, the 8-watt speaker delivers a clear and crisp sound. A 3000mAh rechargeable li-ion battery means users can listen to their speaker for up to 12 hours before needing another charge. Available in several colors and with a hard travel case option, the JBL can wirelessly connect up to two smartphones or tablets at once and up to 100 JBL speakers for a fully immersive sound experience.
Pros: Excellent sound, multiple wireless connectivity options and can be fully submerged in water.
Cons: The battery life may begin to diminish after extensive charging.