US News & World Report

Beach chairs come in a variety of shapes, sizes, colors and styles – from recliners and loungers to low-sling or backpack-style options with features like cup holders, footrests and wheels. No matter what you're looking for, there's a beach chair to meet your needs for a relaxing day of seaside fun in the sun.

The Top Beach Chairs for 2023

Taking into consideration the needs of different types of travelers as well as consumer reviews, U.S. News compiled this list of the best beach chairs.

(Note: Prices and availability were accurate at the time of publication; they may fluctuate due to supply chain issues.)

Best With Umbrella: SUNFLOW The Beach Bundle


SUNFLOW The Beach Bundle in rainbow design


  • Weight: 9.4 pounds
  • Weight capacity: 250 pounds

What sets this chair apart: The comfortable and compact SUNFLOW chair is available in nearly two dozen colors and is made with a rust-resistant aluminum frame. This beach bundle also includes a sunshade made with UPF 50+, an adjustable and collapsible drink holder, a dry bag, and a beach towel.

Beachgoers appreciate: Customers appreciate that they don't have to carry a beach umbrella with them. However, they warn that on windy days, the sunshade might not be sturdy enough.

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