20 Awesome Gadgets To Take To The Beach


Photo: Bottle Betty

Just because you go on vacation doesn’t mean you need to unplug.Some devices are so robust that not only can they be used amidst the heat and sand of the beach, but that they actually thrive there.

We’ve gathered 20 cool gadgets you might want to consider picking up before you get out of town to go to the beach. Take a look!

Bottle opening bikini

The metal fasteners on this bikini are strategically shaped to make sure you never have trouble opening up a beverage. They also makes sure that opening your drink will never be boring.

Price: $25-$37

UV monitor

Keep an eye on the sun and know how safe it is to be outside. This device monitors UV radiation and lets you know when you should get indoors.

Price: $29.99

Inflatable radio

After you inflate this waterproof radio, you can use it as a pillow or headrest. Should make for some great relaxation time on the beach.

Price: $24

Solar array

Use this gadget to keep your other gadgets charged. Energy from the sun is free!

Price: $50

Two-person hovercraft

Everyone wants one. There's no flashier way to get around on the boardwalk on in the ocean itself.

Price: $17,000

Waterproof iPod case with speakers

Between the sand, sun, and water, the beach can destroy your electronics. Keep your iPod safe in this waterproof stereo case.

Price: $130

Solar bikini

The solar bikini is a perfect combination of fashion and function.

Price: not yet for sale

Scuba mask camera

This scuba mask is outfitted with a 5 megapixel digital camera. You should be able to snap some really cool photos and keep the salt out of your eyes at the same time.

Price: $99.99

Radio controlled cooler

Fill this thing with up to 12 of your favourites canned drinks and then use the remote control to steer it around. Serve all your friends at a party without ever getting out of your chair!

Price: $61

Otterbox case

If you bring your iPhone to any environment that could be punishing, the Otterbox is your only choice in case. The thing is just about bulletproof.

Price: $18


The problem with most e-readers is their performance outside in the sunlight. The Kindle thrives in these kinds of circumstances.

Beach football

If you're headed for the shore, you better bring a robust football that's up for getting wet, hot, and sandy. The Nitro Football is just the thing you want.

Price: not listed

Metal detecting sandals

Sure, you might look goofy walking around wearing these. But who will have the last laugh when you unearth loads of buried treasure?

Price: $59.99

Remote controlled metal detector dune buggy

In case you're not up for walking around, why not use a remote controlled car to discover hidden valuables in the sand?

Twister towel

The classic home game can now be played at the beach on these towels.

Price: $30

Beach furniture that screws into the sand

An interesting take on beach chairs -- these plastic pieces screw into the ground for comfortable sitting and socializing.

Price: not listed

Vacation vault

If you need to protect some valuables while hanging out at the beach, lock them up in this vacation vault.

Price: $20

Waterproof playing cards

These cards are made out of PVC, so they're up for whatever punishment you can throw at them.

Price: $7.29

Sunscreen wipes

If putting on sunscreen is annoying to you, then just use these wipes. It's like drying off with a towel, but when you're done you're ready to kick it at the beach.

Price: $33.62


Beach cup holder

It's a simple design but it works very well. This thing can hold any variety of beverage for as long as you want without spilling because it's firmly planted in the sand.

Price: $15

These gadgets make some cool stuff possible.

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