Beach Towels - Our Pick of the Best

Looking for beach towels for your holiday? Whether you're lounging by the shore or just looking to make the ultimate style statement, we've found our favourite beach towels

Have you ticked everything off your beach trip checklist? Chances are you've forgotten your beach towel. If you spend your vacation whiling away your days soaking up the rays at the beach, a towel is an absolute necessity. From awesome animal-prints to tropical, leaf-inspired designs and the tried-and-tested nautical trend, we've picked some of our favourites. So whether you're lounging poolside or hitting the sands, these beach towels will add an extra bit of sizzle to your summertime fun.

House of Fraser Linea Pineapple Beach Towel

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Linea Pineapple Beach Towel

Specifications

Length: 160 cm
Width: 95 cm

Add a fruity feel to your beach bag with this fabulous pineapple design. Its colourful, fun and perfectly on-trend for the summer ahead. Made from twistless 100% cotton. 

Linea Pineapple Beach Towel, £24, House of Fraser.

House of Fraser Christy Strawberries Beach Towel

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Christy Strawberries Beach Towel

Specifications

Width: 75 cm
Length: 150 cm

Gorgeous pink strawberries bring the essence of Wimbledon to the beach, whichever shore you are sunning yourself on. Wonderfully jolly design. Cotton. 

Christy Strawberries Beach Towel, £21, House of Fraser.

Littlewoods Downland Monochrome Beach Towel

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Downland Monochrome Beach Towel

Specifications

Width: 70 cm
Length: 140 cm

A must-pack essential for your holiday, this sumptuously soft beach towel is the perfect poolside accessory. With cool black and white stripes, it's a funky contemporary twist on summer style. 

Downland Monochrome Beach Towel, £25, Littlewoods. (opens in new tab)

Not On The High Street Gone Skinny Dipping Beach Towel

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Gone Skinny Dipping Beach Towel

Lay down in this beautiful, jacquard woven beach towel, featuring a row of beach huts in a reversible blue/cream colour way - ideal for the seaside or swimming pool.

Gone Skinny Dipping Beach Towel, £20, Not On The High Street. (opens in new tab)

John Lewis Coastal Beach Huts Towel

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Coastal Beach Huts Towel

Specifications

Width: 90 cm
Length: 160 cm

This towel is a fitting homage to the British seaside that will lend a touch of nostalgia to your holidays. Large enough to stretch out in comfort, it dries quickly to ensure you're ready for a dip at any time. Cotton. 

Coastal Beach Huts Towel, £15, John Lewis. (opens in new tab)

Asda George Home Anchor Beach Towel

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George Home Anchor Beach Towel

Specifications

Width: 79 cm
Length: 152 cm

We have a soft spot for the East Coast America style, whether it's the modern nauticals of New England or the laid-back modern coastal vibe of The Hamptons. Channel a nautical vibe with this blue and orange beach towel that features anchors galore. Cotton. 

George Home Anchor Beach Towel, £6, Asda. (opens in new tab)

Marks and Spencer Striped Sand Resist Beach Towel

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Striped Sand Resist Beach Towel

Specifications

Length: 160 cm
Width: 90 cm

Handy for drying off on the beach or lying on by the pool! Cotton. Machine washable, tumble dry. 

Striped Sand Resist Beach Towel, £15, Marks and Spencer. (opens in new tab)

Amara Christian Lacroix Santaria Beach Towel

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Christian Lacroix Santaria Beach Towel

Specifications

Width: 100 cm
Length: 180 cm

Remain sartorially discerning even by the pool with this Santaria beach towel from Christian Lacroix. This towel is gorgeously thick, made from velvety smooth pure cotton velour. 

Christian Lacroix Santaria Beach Towel, £90, Amara. (opens in new tab)

Debenhams Ben de Lisi Home Aqua Sunglasses Beach Towel

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Ben de Lisi Home Aqua Sunglasses Beach Towel

Specifications

Width: 90 cm
Length: 160 cm

From the Principles range by Ben de Lisi, this fun and colourful towel is a cotton rich essential. In aqua, it features a unique design of various sunglasses in a full array of prints, from spotted to striped in bold hues. 

Ben de Lisi Home Aqua Sunglasses Beach Towel, £20, Debenhams. (opens in new tab)

Next Desert Floral Printed Beach Towel

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Desert Floral Printed Beach Towel

Specifications

Width: 90 cm
Length: 160 cm

Choose this eye catching Desert Floral Printed Beach Towel for your next holiday. This stylish towel is 100% cotton and measures 

Desert Floral Printed Beach Towel, Next. (opens in new tab)