Summer is here in full swing and what’s a better way to enjoy it than relaxing in a beach chair? It’s the perfect way to compliment a great beach day filled with rolling waves, the sun beaming down, popsicles, fresh watermelon and a few rounds of spike ball.
Along with your great beach chair hopefully, you’ve got sunscreen, a nice big towel and a face mask or two. You need a chair that’s lightweight enough to trek with as you go in search of the perfect spot but sturdy enough to hold you in place as you bask and relax for hours.
We’ve gathered our favorite beach chairs below, all of which you can order on Amazon right now. Get a jump start on organizing your gear for those glorious summer months by taking a look at our list below.
1. Tommy Bahama Backpack Cooler Chair
Tommy Bahama might as well be Mr. Summer in our book. Not only are his shirts totally fire, but he makes a great beach chair too. When it comes to lounging, this one’s got it all. It has a sturdy aluminum frame and five different adjustable reclining positions to choose between. It’s lightweight and rustproof so that ocean breeze filled with saltwater shouldn’t be a problem even after years of use. It’s made of durable 600-D polyester fabric and has a weight capacity of around 300 lbs. The padded shoulder straps make it super comfortable to carry and it’s got all types of storage from an insulated beverage pouch to a cellphone holder and a towel bar.
2. STRONGBACK Low Gravity Beach Chair
This chair is designed for comfort. STRONGBACK’s claim to fame is its patented Lumbar support that aligns your body posture to ease tension in your muscles and spine, allowing everything to relax. Its ergonomic design aligns your hips and back for maximum comfort and relaxation.
It’s easy to use and lightweight so you can bring it wherever the coastal breeze blows you this summer.
3. RIO Beach Lace Up Backpack Beach Chair
This chair is super lightweight and offers totally hands-free portability with adjustable backpack shoulder straps and a large storage pouch. The flexible design of the chair uses suspension cables to conform to the shape of your body.
It also gives you four different recline positions to choose from as the day progresses and you gradually want to lay further and further back.
The seat sits 11 inches off the ground and features a rust-proof aluminum frame so a splash in the waves won’t leave a ton of wear and tear.
4. Coleman Lightweight Utopia Breeze Beach Chair
Finding a super comfortable chair for beach days doesn’t need to break the bank. This low profile option from Coleman is super lightweight and has great back support for hours of chilling. Its steel frame can hold up to 250 pounds easily and it includes its own carrying case for storage.
5. Nice C Ultralight Portable Folding Chair
SMALL AND COMPACT
If you’re looking to pack light on a road trip to the coast or plane down to Florida, this chair is a great option to pack in your carry-on. It’s high-quality and built to last while only weighing in at 2.1 pounds. Easy to fold out, set up and take down are practically painless with this chair. What’s more, the mesh seat and aluminum frame can break down into even smaller pieces for easy packing.
We love this chair because it fits in most backpacks and small suitcases, while still featuring an ergonomic design to support hours of comfortable sitting. It’s made with aviation grade aluminum and Oxford 600D polyester so it’ll last you for plenty of summers to come.
6. Kelty Low Loveseat Chair
BUILT FOR TWO
If you want to share your beach days with your significant other, they do make beach chair love seats, and they’re amazing. This one from Kelty is designed for two with 42 inches of seating space so you won’t need to argue over who’s hogging it.
It’s made to last with 600D weight polyester fabric that’s totally puppy-proof and has a weight capacity of 500 pounds. Curl up together to watch the sunset and grab some snacks from the armrests’s insulated beverage holders.
7. WEKAPO Inflatable Lounger Air Sofa
AN ULTRA-LUXURIOUS OPTION
Last but not least, this inflatable lounger for Wekapo. Sure, it’s a bit over the top, but you’ll be too busy floating away on this cloud-like device to care. It self-inflates, so there’s no pump required, all you have to do is whisk it through the air and close the panels after each motion to fill it up. It’s got anti-deflation technology so it’ll last you all day long.
It also comes with its own carrying case for easy travel and a stake to keep it from blowing away should that pleasant summer breeze turn to a strong gale.
8. ONIVA Folding Beach Chair
This outdoor chair is perfect for relaxing by the ocean with its sturdy frame and cushioned seat and backrest that’s fully supportive and made of durable fabric. The seat is 19.5″ wide and both it and the backrest have ribbed padding that can support up to 350 pounds. This chair is also loaded with extra features designed to make your day at the beach as seamless as possible. It’s got a fold-out side table with expandable shelves that can hold books, drinks and other leisurely activities. It also has a detachable insulated cooler for keeping your favorite beverages crisp and fresh even on a hot summer day. It has folding backpack straps as well as an electronics pocket, there are also built-in fabric loops that can secure an umbrella.
9. BYER OF MAINE Pangean Glider Beach Chair
This chair is simple, attractive and picturesque for a day at the beach. It weighs only 16 pounds and can be easily carried anywhere you want to take it, including the beach. It’s made from renewable Keruing wood and is sling back for the ultimate relaxation position. The wood has been dipped in oil for an ultra-protective finish and the fabric is heavy-weight polyester for dependability and comfort.
10. Goplus Folding Zero Gravity Beach Chair
MOST SUN PROTECTION
A sunburn at the end of a long day at the beach? No bueno. This beach chair from Goplus is designed to prevent that with an overhang designed to provide some shade if you forgot the umbrella at home. It’s also zero gravity, meaning you can float away in weightless bliss as the waves roll in the background. It’s made of durable materials including all-weather, fade-resistant fabric and a sturdy frame. It’s ergonomically designed to reduce muscle tension and let stress melt away. It also has a cup holder and magazine sleeve so you can relax with everything you want to enjoy right nearby. It’s also lightweight and easy to carry to and from, folds up and is simple to store and save space with.