By Rachael Burrow
April 13, 2015

We love a day on the beach more than anyone, but sometimes you need a little shade. And taking cover has never looked so good!



Happy hues and fun patterns make these finds chic choices, and the large cotton-canvas covers are large enough to shade your entire crew.

Lovin’ Summer Beach Tents in Biarritz, Bondi, South Beach, and Santorini, $165 each;



A lightweight, folding beach tent in adorable black-and-white stripes is convenient for when you just need a little shade for yourself. Bonus: It comes with a matching bag as well.

West Elm Beach Tent in Black/White, $99;



We love the bright color and unique design of this canopy—its construction allows you to change the cover easily depending on whether it’s high-sun or low-sun.

Hollie & Harrie Sombrilla in Morning Sunshine, $198;