There is no fun like jumping in the car and heading out for a last minute beach trip, but if you try to take your bed sheets or a bar towel to lay on, you may find yourself covered in sand. A dedicated beach blanket won’t fly away in the wind so you can relax in the sun because you can keep them wave down as many beach blankets would usually come with stakes and sand pockets at the corners where you can place some rocks or pebbles.
Again beach blankets are usually easy to carry as many blankets now come with handles or bags that make them easy to carry. There are even some that are so compact that you can fit them in your glove compartment and always have them ready. Here are our pick for the top 9 beach blankets.
9. Mega Sand Proof Beach Blanket 7+ Adults
The Mega Sand proof beach blanket is larger than your regular picnic or travel blankets as it can take up to 7 adults at a time and it is 10 feet by 9.5 feet. It is available in 4 color combinations, namely mint/gray, coral/gray, blue/gray and mint. The Mega sand proof beach blanket is made of parachute nylon material and has four anchor pockets.
It is oversized but compact and the material is such that keeps you cool on a hot summer day. You can easily secure your blanket with sand weight which is great because we all know when you go to the beach you can have sudden whirl winds, so it helps to keep the weight of the blanket down so it doesn’t get blown away. There is an extra pouch in this blanket where you can put all your valuables like phones, keys and the likes.
Since the Mega sand proof blanket is made of parachute nylon material, it tends to dry up very easily and the sand does not stick to it. So you don’t have to worry about carrying about an additional 7 pounds of sand home from the beach. It is really nice and functional and apart from the 4 corner pockets and the extra pouches, there is an additional drawstring pouch attached to it. So overall, it is definitely effective and durable as the material it is made of does not get punctured easily.
8. Zomake Picnic Waterproof Outdoor Blanket
The Zomake Picnic Blanket Waterproof is quite large and can take up to 5 people at a time. The material is a soft fabric which is easy to clean when dirt falls on it. It is waterproof on the bottom preventing moisture from penetrating it and soft on the top and it is very sturdy. The Zomake picnic blanket measures 60 by 80 inches and it is easy to fold back up with a handy handle for carrying it.
It is available in 9 different colors depending on your preference and it is lighter than most other beach blankets that have similar features. Not only is the Zomake picnic blanket waterproof, it is also sandproof so it is easy to get debris and sand off it. It is perfect for picnics, camping, beach, etc.
7. ShorePeak Large Sandless Outdoor Beach Blanket with 4 Anchor Loops
Do you love going to the beach but hate the sand on your towel, clothes and other valuables? Worry no longer with ShorePeak large sand less outdoor beach blankets you’ll not only keep the sand away, but you’ll also be able to enjoy your beach trip to the fullest like never before. Designed with beach lovers in mind, the ShorePeak large sand less outdoor beach blanket comes in a compact size cinch nylon pouch to easily tote it around and with its drawstring toggle cord tightening and closing it would be a breeze.
It is even large enough to have some extra room for your other belongings. The ShorePeak large sand less outdoor blanket is made of 100 % nylon parachute silk it measures at 6.5 by 7 feet. It’s clearly oversized and can definitely fit a family, such as that of two adults and a kid and what’s special about this are the sand pockets that are located under each corner simply fill these up with sand or stones, and you could prevent the blanket from being blown away by the wind, otherwise you can flip the blanket over and fill these pockets with your valuables instead to add more security especially during extreme weather conditions.
What’s more is that given the light and ultra-thin design of a blanket, it would not only dry up fast, but it would also shed off sand or dirt easily, but do take note that it is not waterproof, as it is designed to absorb water and dry fast. So the water doesn’t pool on the blanket after you swim.
So whenever you travel or have some holiday plans make sure to bring along in a ShorePeak large sand less outdoor beach blanket with you, it’s the perfect summer companion at an affordable price of $15. Other than for the beach, it can also be used for other purposes such as a cover, a car seat protector, a camping mat, a pet blanket, a shade, tarp and more, the possibilities are absolutely endless.
6. Kahuna Parachute Portable Lightweight Beach Blanket
The Kahuna next parachute beach blanket is basically just a giant like parachute type material blanket that has so many different purposes like you can uses for so many different things. This blanket is oversized and measures 8 by 8 feet which is large enough for 4 people. And what makes this so unique in my mind is that for one it’s huge, but it gets so small and it comes in this little baggie that has like a little bungee cord so you can keep this in your car.
I actually would recommend if you get this to keep it in your car because you’ll find so many different uses for it while you’re on the go – and you know if you need it when you are at home, then just take it out of your car. The Kahuna next parachute beach blanket is made from durable parachute cloth nylon fabric and it is easy to wash as sand does not stick to it. It is super comfy and it is really strong.
It has 12 little pockets with corner loops, so let’s say you are at the beach and it’s kind of windy, you can put some rocks in the corner and it holds it down and they even give you these little stakes, and so if you are at like the park or you are at the beach, you can actually drive these little stakes into the ground and like actually secure the blanket.
So I think that this is super smart for an actual beach blanket. It is also super smart if you’re taking pictures you can use this as like a prop and whether you want to just have your kids may be like sitting on it and not get their butt wet or having direct contact with the grass. The Kahuna next parachute beach blanket is available in 3 color combinations; green/yellow, blue gray, and dark blue.
5. Kamui Outdoor Picnic Beach Fleece Blanket with Portable Shoulder/Hand Strap
One unique thing about the Kamui Picnic Beach Fleece blanket is that it has two sides; the bottom part has a water resistant backing while the top part is a fleece. Not only that, it is also machine washable which makes it to stand out because not too many beach blanket are machine washable. It is made of 200D nylon material which is very simple to clean and wash. The Kamui outdoor picnic beach fleece blanket is great for stadium, picnic, beach and festivals. It measures 79 by 55 inch and can take up to 4 people at a time, ideal for a young couples. It is available in two colors; blue and green.
4. Topnuna Fast Drying Lightweight Outdoor Beach Blanket With 6 Sand Packets
If you’re anything like me and you absolutely hate the sand, especially when you go to the beach and you are done, you pick up your towel and you shake it off and no matter what you do the sand doesn’t release. Then the Topnuna beach blanket with 6 sand packets is for you. It is not only good for the beach but also for picnics, music, festivals or anywhere you just want to chill out. The nylon material is completely sand resistant, so you can brush the sand right off with minimal effort.
They are 140 by 200 CM which gives you plenty of space for the entire family or a bunch of your friends. The Topnuna beach blanket is made of 400T nylon, making it waterproof, puncture and sand resistant. It also can be thrown in the washer when needed. All four corners of the blanket have anchoring loops so that on windy days, you can use the included metal stakes and secure it to the ground for extra security.
The blankets also has 6 fillable sand pockets, which when at the beach you can fill a stand or you can find rocks and toss them right in the bag that it comes in. There is also an additional pocket attached to the blanket so when unfolded can be used to store your cell phone, car keys or any other little accessories. When you’re finished with the blanket it folds up super easy back into its attached bag.
3. SportLite Fun N’ Sun Picnic Blanket or Beach Blanket
The SportLite Fun n’ Sun beach towel is actually one hundred percent microfiber fabric, and it is available in 19 different colors. You can use it when you’re going to the beach or having a picnic and it is big enough for you and your friend. The material is light so you do not have to worry about carrying something bulky.
There are little pockets that run on each of the four corners and what you do is you fill those up with sand or pebbles and then by filling them with sand or pebbles and popping it down, it provides its own weight. The great thing about the SportLite Fun n’ Sun beach towel as I said with this fabric is it is light but it is also really fast drying.
So it means that when you’ve been at the beach for the day and people have sat down on it or you’ve stood on it or it’s gotten damp throughout the day it’s going to dry really quickly.
It is really easy to fold back into this pouch. It is going to be a really a valuable piece that you can use time and time again at the beach. It is great way for the beach, festivals, or park as it is light and doesn’t take up much space, pretty easy.
2. SportLite Outdoor Soft and Smooth 100% Microfiber Beach Blanket with Corner Anchor Pocket
The SportLite Outdoor beach blanket measures 64 by 76 inches which is big enough for you or you and a friend. Just like the SportLite Fun n’ Sun beach towel, this is also made of 100% microfiber fabric which is easy to wash and it dries off quickly too. Just like most other beach blankets, the SportLite outdoor beach blanket also comes with anchor pockets in each corner of the blanket where you can pack rocks or pebbles to give the beach blanket more stabilization. The SportLite outdoor beach blanket can serve different purposes such as a beach blanket, camping blanket, picnic blanket or as any other general outdoor blanket. It is available in 4 different color combinations; ember/sun, hot pink/blossom, lavender/lime, and lime/lemon.
1. Genovega Thick Round Beach Towel Blanket
The Genovega thick round beach towel blanket is a multipurpose beach blanket which can serve different purposes from yoga mat to beach or picnic. It is perfect for lovers as it has just enough space for 2 people and it is just 62 inches in diameter. So if you don’t mind getting your leg in the sand then the Genovega thick round beach towel blanket is for you.
Although a towel like beach blanket but it gets dried easily unlike what you have with your conventional beach towel. The material is a soft terry cloth material with fringe around the outside. It is also easy to clean and it is available in 10 different colors.