30 Gifts for Moms Who Love the Beach
BUY IT! $39.99, serenaandlily.com
Aqua stripes and pretty tassels make this Turkish towel a beach bag must-have. This pretty version has looped cotton terry on one side for extra wicking, perfect for a post-swim towel off.
Candy Bento Box
This delicious gift in pretty packaging includes eight beautiful candies for moms with a sweet tooth, including sea salt caramels, Italian rosewater-flavored hard candies, and champagne bears (made with Dom Pérignon Vintage Champagne!)
Hang on to spring a little longer! This pale pink boater hat is possibly one of the cutest toppers we’ve seen yet.
If Mom is cocktail hour's biggest fan, then look no further! We've taken some of our best recipes (more than 125 different drinks) and packaged them into one beautiful book that will make a fabulous addition to mother's home Tiki bar, kitchen counter, or coffee table.
Large Brass Pineapple Tumbler with Straw
BUY IT! $99, food52.com
Is there anything more summery than sipping a piña colada (or any cocktail!) from a pineapple? We don’t think so, and we’re pretty sure mom won’t either. Drink from the straw or flip the top over to create a pineapple pedestal. Either way, it’s sure to be the life of the party.
Perfect for the mother always on the go, this stainless steel water bottle features a beautiful design and the power to keep water cold for morning Pilates throughout the entire class.
BUY IT! $30, H&M Beach Kaftan
A maxi kaftan—in the most fabulous tropical print, we might add—is a gift we can get behind.
John Robshaw 'Alabat' Beach Towel
BUY IT! $80, nordstrom.com
Textile guru John Robshaw designed this tassel-trimmed towel after returning from an inspiration-filled trip to Mindanao, Philippines. The graphic pattern and bright finishes are a sure way for mom to make a statement at the beach this summer.
Best Beach Bag
A straw handbag—sporting a fresh white floral—is the perfect bag to tote all summer long to happy hour and beyond.
Happy, patterned slides are a stylish find for walking the boardwalk.
BUY IT! $32, baublebar.com
Give mom a colorful accent that’s classic-meets-whimsical with this pretty turquoise-and-coral (quintessential coastal colors!) tassel necklace. The piece also comes in white-and-turquoise.
John Robshaw 'Koh' Chevron Wave Pattern Beach Towel
BUY IT! $80, nordstrom.com
The marriage of color and pattern take this beach towel to a whole new level of design. Designer John Robshaw blends vintage prints and ocean-inspired colors to bring to life a mesmerizing beach accessory.
Just right for the mother who loves to host and entertain, blue and white fish dinnerware will adorn a summer table in the prettiest way.
Set of Four Cabo Woven Placemats
BUY IT! $48.00, serenaandlily.com
These handwoven placemats are made from banana leaf and cotton for a colorful tabletop.
Breezy linen, meet classic navy, white, and grey stripes. This throw is the chicest way to stay warm on breezy summer evenings.
A Little Bit of Luxury
Organic coconut, argan, and sesame oils combine to make this body oil a luxurious addition to any mother’s vanity—especially after a long day on the sand. Add a few drops to a running bath for an even more relaxing way to moisturize!
Superb and Soft
BUY IT! $23, Fresh Life Body Lotion
Formulated with shea butter and Vitamins C and E, this body lotion will immediately soften and smooth skin—and pamper Mom!
BUY IT! $190, Kinto Brewer 5-Piece Set
We all know Mom needs her coffee to make our worlds go round—here’s the prettiest, most display-worthy pour-over one we’ve seen in a while.
Beaded flower earrings are the perfect addition to her jewelry box for the next tropical getaway.
Cute Kitchen Wear
Just the right gift for the mother who loves to love her brood with food! This striped cotton half apron is one of our favorite kitchen finds.
It’s five o’clock somewhere—especially on Mother’s Day weekend! Let her put her feet up and enjoy a cold one, thanks to this adorable sea-inspired bottle opener.
Made in the Shade
For the mom who never wants to leave the beach, this woven visor (boasting a festive trim) is a beach bag must-have.
BUY IT! $49, Gray Malin Sand Candle
Bring the beach home even when you can’t physically be there—we’re obsessed with the beach scene photograph from Gray Malin that wraps the container, too.
Talk about coasters with style—these agate finds look great on a coffee table even when not being used.
For the chocolate-loving mom, this cinnamon-infused peanut butter cup is sure to blow her mind (and taste buds!).
BUY IT! $20, shopterrain.com
Give guests a nautical welcome with this beachy doorknocker.
BUY IT! $35, simonandschuster.com
Filled with 100 mouthwatering recipes and folk stories, this pretty hardback cookbook by from Guadeloupean-Martiniquean author Vanessa Bolosier is a vibrant introduction to Creole life and cuisine.
Mer-Sea & Co. Wrapped Bar
BUY IT! $12, mersea.com
This hand-poured goat’s milk soap arrives wrapped in a sweet handkerchief and comes in ocean-inspired scents, like Sun Kissed, Dune Flower, and Summer Day.
Woven Raffia Frames
BUY IT! $28-48, serenaandlily.com
Wrapped in tightly woven raffia, these textured frames give off tropical vibes. Fill several different sizes and colors with her favorite photos or prints, and she’ll have everything she needs to create a display that really pops.
Coastal Living Wine Package
BUY IT! $29.95, coastalliving.com
For the wine drinkers and beach lovers: We’ve partnered with Firstleaf, a subscription-based wine club, to create a Coastal Living selection of wines for mom to enjoy by the sea.