10 of the Best Beach Umbrellas for 2024

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Has the return of the summer swelter got you scrambling to find the best beach umbrella? We don't blame you!

Australia is one hottie patootie when it comes to the weather, and while we do love her for her glorious sunshine, a fun-filled day at the beach with the family should never result in sunstroke. 

If you plan on spending every available weekend with 'beach hair, don't care', we highly recommend arming yourself and your family against Australia's harsh UV rays with a trusty (and stylish) beach umbrella.

10 of the Best Beach Umbrellas for 2024

1. Kmart Beach Umbrellas

If there's one thing we can rely on Kmart for, it's affordability, and this is certainly the case with their range of Kmart beach umbrellas.

For just $15, you can grab yourself a stylish beach umbrella from Kmart, or you can go up a notch and splash out $39 for one of their premium umbrellas - talk about affordable! Kmart also stock beach shelters

Prices: from $15 up to $50

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2. Sunday Supply Co.

The best beach umbrellas Australia
Sunday Supply Co.

They may be a tad pricey, but Sunday Supply Co.'s extensive range of umbrellas and cabanas are putting a seriously chic spin on days in the sun.

Using durable UPF50+ fabric to withstand Australia's harsh rays, Sunday Supply Co. stock umbrellas and beach cabanas in fun prints and chic colours for those who are tired of stripes. 

Prices: from $279

3. CoolCabanas

Unobstructed views compliments of CoolCabanas.

If you haven't spotted a CoolCabana at the beach yet, then you need to get your eyes checked, no offence.

Cool Cabanas took Australia by storm a few years ago and are officially branded as The World's Best Beach Cabana. The design of CoolCabanas is so simple and easy anyone can assemble their beach cabana in seconds, plus, their range of designs is stylish and fun - sold!

Prices: from $189

4. Business & Pleasure Co.

The best beach umbrellas Australia
Business & Pleasure Co.

If we could afford to buy a Business & Pleasure Co. umbrella in every print, we would!

Add a touch of the Amalfi Coast to your summers with Business & Pleasure Co.'s range of stylishly retro colours and prints that scream summers in the Mediterranean. Their luxury beach umbrellas, cabanas, and tents are made from highly durable UPF50+ fabrics that offer up to 98 per cent UV protection. 

Prices: from $249

5. Sunnylife Luxe Beach Umbrella

Sunnylife Beach Umbrellas

When you want stylish beach accessories, you go to Sunnylife.

From pool toys to beach chairs, floaties and beach bags, Sunnylife sure know how to create trendy beach accessories, and their beach umbrellas are no different. If you're after a simple push-up beach umbrella, go the Luxe Beach Umbrella, or for something a bit bigger, Sunnylife also stock beach cabanas

Prices: from $159

6. Byron Bay Beachlife Tents

The best beach umbrellas Australia
Byron bay Beachlife Tents are great at blocking out the sun. Image: supplied.

If you're looking for a beach umbrella with more space, Byron Bay Beachlife Tents are more your style.

Byron Bay Beachlife Tents are designed like a teepee, so you'll get more shade coverage, and you'll get to spread out a bit more on the beach. Their beach tents are made from UPF50+ premium outdoor canvas and come in various designs and colours, plus, they fold away into a neat little carry bag. 

Prices: from $185

7. OZoola Beach Tents

OZoola Beach tents
The hot summer sun is no match for OZoola Beach Tents.

Another vote for the best beach umbrellas goes to the OZoola Beach Tent.

Toted as offering 360-degree views of your favourite beach on beach day, the design of OZoola Beach Tents gives you optimal viewing plus 50+ UV protection on those scorching-hot days. 

Prices: from $129

8. One Foot Island

The best beach umbrellas Australia
Sun Tents are a summer essential. 

And for a beach umbrella with a bit of a difference, One Foot Island's Sun Tents and Teepees will add a playful style to your day at the beach.

Kids can't get enough of One Foot Island's Teepees while the grownups can enjoy endless hours relaxing away from the sun in their Sun Tents. Both styles of beach umbrellas are made with UV-coated SPF30+ fabrics. 

Prices: from $105

9. Bunnings Beach Umbrellas

Another one of our favourite spots to grab affordable goods, you can grab a trusty and stylish beach umbrella from Bunnings for just $28.98, and they even come with a warranty! 

Prices: from $28.98

10. Sport Brella Vented Beach Umbrella

Sport Brella Vented Beach Umbrella
The Sport Brella umbrella comes with sides to protect you from the wind. 

If you've ever looked at your beach umbrella and thought, 'I wish it came with sides', someone was listening because the Sport Brella Vented Beach Umbrella offers just that!

The Sport Brella comes with adjustable sides for those days when the sun keeps finding its way around your umbrella, and the fabric is geared towards the harsh Australian sun with UPF 50+ protection.

Prices: from $78

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