Top 10 Best Beach Tents of 2017 – Reviews


We already talked about baby beach tents and how important they are for keeping your baby safe from UV rays, but your baby isn’t the only one who needs protection. We all love going to the beach when summer comes, yet most of us don’t really bother using the appropriate protection from heat strokes or sunburn. We do make sure to take our sunglasses with us everywhere we go, however, which is a good thing.

Then again, we often wear sunglasses as fashion accessories and not for the protection they offer, but we should nonetheless give credit where credit is due. Today we’ll take a look at the ten best beach tents the market has to offer, tents that are designed to provide you maximum protection from UV rays while being comfortable to sit into and easy to set up at the same time.

10Pacific Breeze EasyUp Beach Tent

amazon buttonYour precious moments at the beach will be well-spent with this sun shelter at your disposal. This tent is easy to setup, features a great design and comes with large ventilation windows so that you enjoy the calm ocean breeze even as you hide from the scorching rays of the sun. You will also appreciate how lightweight this beach tent is, and the fact that it comes with a convenient carrying case, sand pockets and other great features. If you find this too good to be true, take the word of hundreds of customers who have bought the tent online and who now swear by its effectiveness.

9Lightspeed Outdoors Quick Cabana Beach Tent Sun Shelter

amazon buttonThe name clearly gives it away – this is a cabana style tent. So, if you are a sucker for this design style, this brand has given you a great opportunity to own one. Made of polyester, this tent is compact and lightweight, and will protect you from the damaging UV rays while also letting in a little wind inside for a more blissful rest on the beach. Two adults and two kids can fit comfortably in this tent, which makes it an indispensable accessory for family outings by the ocean.

8Coleman Compact Shade Shelter

amazon buttonIf you are shopping for a sun shade on a budget, this shelter is a good place to start. At a price of well under 50 bucks, this sun shade lets you enjoy SPF 50+ UV protection, a floor mat, sand bags, hanging pockets, and a door for extra privacy as you enjoy your time outdoors. Not only that but thanks to its construction, it will enable you to set it up within seconds, without using any tools or accessories whatsoever.

7Texsport Calypso Cabana Beach Shelter Canopy

amazon buttonStyle, value for money, and quality are the adjectives that come to mind when looking at what this sun shelter has to offer. In addition to taking care of budget shoppers, this tent is also made of durable heavy-duty polyester that should not only protect you from the dangerous sun rays but also ensure you get a decent life of service. And, as with the more pricier tent options, this tent comes with stakes, a storage bag, and weight sand bags.

6Shade Shack Instant Pop Up Family Beach Tent and Sun Shelter

amazon buttonDo you find setting up a regular tent to be a hustle? Then this might just be the tent you are looking for. For a bit of trade off when it comes to features, this tent offers a very easy setup process. You might not get a carpet and other features that typically come with many tents, but you will not have to deal with any assembly – the entire tent is a single piece that goes up in seconds.

5Lightspeed Outdoors Quick Beach Canopy Tent

amazon buttonIf all you need is a sun shelter that gives you a shade without getting in your view of the beautiful scenery around you, this canopy-style tent is precisely what you need. One side of the tent has the wall that keeps the sun away, and the rest is a canopy to ensure you enjoy an authentic feel of the beach environment without having to put up with the sun. And, even though it can comfortably accommodate a family of four with chairs, it weighs just 7 pounds!

4Genji Sports Pop-Up Family Beach Tent and Beach Sun Shelter

amazon buttonIf its all about set up convenience for you, this sun shelter is the real deal. The nylon tent can expand by itself in just a second, and fold down in three! Even better, the tent is flame retardant and will protect you from 50+ UPF rays. It can also accommodate two adults, although it weighs only 4 pounds, which also makes it very easy to carry around when traveling. Not only that but thanks to its lightweight construction, you will be able to set it up in seconds.

3ezShade Superior Sun Protection Beach Umbrella and Sunshield Combo

amazon buttonDon’t be fooled, this is not your average beach umbrella. The shade comes with a sun shield on the side, and this should give you an uninhibited view of your surroundings while also keeping you safe from harmful UV rays. You should also know that you have the option of adding additional sun shields if you need a more enclosed space. Not only that, but this particular beach tent is one of the few who don’t obstruct your view of the surroundings while still keeping you 100% safe from UV rays.

2Genji Sports One-Step Instant Push Up Hexagon Beach Tent

amazon buttonTrue to Genji legacy when it comes to shelters, this beach tent offers a very easy setup process. Basically, it can go up in 3 seconds, and come down in the same amount of time. This tent is an ideal choice for those who find normal tents to be too short. Even so, it comes with great sun protection capabilities, fire-resistance, and other features that make it worth serious consideration as an outdoor living accessory for people of all heights.

1Focusun High Quality Sun Shelter

amazon buttonThe long name aside, this is a great tent, especially if you are a little budget-conscious. The tent pops to life without the need for any sort of tedious assembly which is great considering the fact that most people don’t go to the beach with the expectation of doing any amount of work. The tent is also made of polyester, a construction that guarantees a 30+ UV protection that will allow you to relax outdoors regardless of how sunny it is. Furthermore, this tent also happens to weigh less than a kilo, making it very easy to carry around.