Essential accessories for hitting the beach!

We’re officially in summer and getting set for some glorious days down at Takapuna beach. Whether you’re a swimmer, surfer, sand stroller or sun soaker – grab your sunscreen and head to the sand and sea with these essential accessories.

A.Kjaerbede Big Kayne Sunglasses

Why: Protect your peepers with these fashion-forward large frame sunglasses. In cream and black tortoiseshell, these stylish sunnies have scratch-resistant lenses that provide UV 400 protection against the sun.  

Where to get it: RUBY

How much: $79.00

Federation Bucket Hat

Why: For effortless cool, bucket hats are all the go this season. In sky-blue with rough painted colour swirls and made from 100% cotton fabric, you’ll be turning heads on the beach this summer. 

Where to get it: Federation

How much: $34.97

Bay Multicoloured Beach Short

Why: Whether you’re in the water or playing volleyball on the beach, these geometric blue and orange print beach shorts are a must-have summer item. Made from quick drying recycled polyester, these shorts will keep you in comfort and style all day long.

Where to get it: 3 Wise Men

How much: $90.00

Battat Sands Ahoy Bucket Navy Beach Set 

Why: Building sand castles is timeless beach fun for kids of all ages. Keep the little ones entertained for hours making cool creations with this complete beach set containing a spinning pinwheel, sand moulds, a sifter, rake and shovel. 

Where to get it: Mummum

How much: $34.99

Sunnylife Beach Umbrella

Why: Our summer sun can be pretty fierce so you’ll want to keep your skin protected from the rays and have shelter against the wind too. Chill out under the shade of this funky beach umbrella in soft pastel hues.  

Where to get it: Farmers

How much: $129.99

Billabong Long Weekend Beach Blanket

Why: To avoid getting sand in your sandwiches, a beach blanket is a must. This striped cotton cream and beige blanket has a convenient carry strap so you can just roll it up and sling it over your shoulder on your way to the beach.  

Where to get it: Amazon

How much: $109.99

North Shore Sarong Mustard Sunflower

Why: Sarongs are not only chic but they’re versatile too. We love this soft mustard and cream print sarong. Double it up to wear short, go full-length, or throw it over your shoulders as a shawl. And if you don’t want to carry a heavy towel to the beach – this sarong is a great alternative. 

Where to get it: Tosca & Salome

How much: $59.95

Takapuna Beach Newsletter