25 Comfy Summer Outfits for the Beach

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The beach is an interesting place to be during the summer for its coolness. Here are 25 comfortable summer outfits for the beach to try out this season.

The summer is a pretty nice time to hang out at the beach; the cool atmosphere is a perfect counter to the winter heat. Even if you’re not planning to take a quick dip in the water, you’ll always enjoy a visit to the beach.

However, beachgoers tend to always face the dilemma of what to wear when going out to the beach in the summer. Depending on your intentions, your dressing can vary, but there’s always a way to look good, regardless of what you intend.

In this article, I’ll show you some of the best summer outfits for the beach on a hot day.

Comfy Summer Outfits for the Beach

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1. Two Piece Floral Crop Top and Skirt with Sunglasses

If you’re not planning any dips in the water, you can go with a regular floral crop top with a matching skirt. That strikes a balance between looking great and enjoying the fresh air around the beach.

Two Piece Floral Crop Top and Skirt with Sunglasses
@_dancingbarefoot

2. Crop Vest with Black Striped Skirt + Heels

Combining a cropped vest with a skirt is another smart way to dress for the beach. That way, you can enjoy the cool air and be ready for dinner after the experience without any change of clothes.

Crop Vest with Black Striped Skirt + Heels
@dreaminginbubbles

3. Orange Top with Ripped Jeans + Slippers + Handbag

If the beach is one of your numerous destinations for the day, you may want to go for this look. While doesn’t look very beachy, it’s an interesting concept for most casual outings.

Orange Top with Ripped Jeans + Slippers + Handbag
@reefrainaria

4. Black Tank Top with Jean Shorts + Slippers + Shoulder Pack

For a simple yet beachy look, a tank top with denim shorts seems like the way to go. Add a pair of slippers for comfort and a shoulder park to get ready for the ultimate experience.

Black Tank Top with Jean Shorts + Slippers + Shoulder Pack
@kvndria

5. Pink Top with White Shorts + Slippers + Sunglasses

Black and denim seem very nice to me, but you don’t have to choose those dull colors. Here’s something brighter if you prefer wearing outfits that stand out.

Pink Top with White Shorts + Slippers + Sunglasses
@garvitajhawar

6. White Crop Top with High Waist Crop Jeans + Slippers + Handbag

Frankly, this seems like an odd choice for a beach outing, but it’s understandable. When you don’t want to change for that after-beach dinner, here’s how you eventually appear.

White Crop Top with High Waist Crop Jeans + Slippers + Handbag
@francescaracanelli

7. Green Mini Dress with Wedge Shoes + Basket Handbag

You don’t have to be a swimmer at the beach; you can simply observe from a distance as you enjoy the cool air, and a mini dress seems like a perfect way to do that.

Green Mini Dress with Wedge Shoes + Basket Handbag
@styleherstrong

8. Orange Top with Floral Cotton Skirt + Slippers

If you’re throwing a beach party, there’s no reason not to appear gorgeous. Here’s an outfit idea you might want to steal if you’re not one of the swimmers.

Orange Top with Floral Cotton Skirt + Slippers
@alokrita_94

9. Floral Maxi Dress with Slippers + Hat

A maxi dress doesn’t seem like the best beach outfit, but it works. If you’re a mum who isn’t particularly interested in most beach-related activities, you can enjoy the atmosphere in a flowing maxi dress with a hat.

Floral Maxi Dress with Slippers + Hat
@marymargaretboud

10. Two Piece Crop Top with Free Pants + Sandals + Hat + Sunglasses

If I was invited to a beach party this summer, I’d probably show up like this. Simple, casual, and ready to go for any event after partying out at the beach for the day.

Two Piece Crop Top with Free Pants + Sandals + Hat + Sunglasses
@pinklily

11. White Crop Top with White High Waist Pant + Slippers + Handbag + Sunglasses

Sometimes, you only need a casual yet beautiful way to show up at the beach without missing out on the cool air. In that case, here’s an excellent white outfit idea to consider.

White Crop Top with White High Waist Pant + Slippers + Handbag + Sunglasses
@karinastylediaries

12. Black Maxi Dress with Sandals + Hat + Sunglasses

A lightweight dress is an interesting way to show up at a beach party or picnic. The black color is perfect for any time of the day, and you can even show up at work like this.

Black Maxi Dress with Sandals + Hat + Sunglasses
@ki_ola

13. Floral Midi Gown with Cowgirl Boots

If you think a gown is a good idea for a beach visit, but not a black gown, here’s a floral gown for you to try. A pair of cowgirl boots add some extra flair, making it look even more interesting.

Floral Midi Gown with Cowgirl Boots
@abby_k_thomas

14. Camel Striped Open Knit Sweater with White Shorts + Sandals + Hat + Handbag

A sweater isn’t something you want to wear in the summer, but hey, we’re off to the beach. Since the beach is expected to be cool, why not get some warm clothes like a sweater?

Camel Striped Open Knit Sweater with White Shorts + Sandals + Hat + Handbag
@pinklily

15. Brown Knit Crop Sweater with White Mini Wrap Skirt + Heels

If the sweater idea above looks too warm for the summer, here’s an alternative. This outfit gives you the knit sweater look without making you feel like you’ve been tossed into an oven the whole time.

Brown Knit Crop Sweater with White Mini Wrap Skirt + Heels
@pinklily

16. Tan Crop Tank Top with White Free Pants + Slippers + Sunglasses

A crop tank top sounds like something to wear to a super casual event, and a beach party sure sounds like one. Add free pants and slippers and you’ll have your most comfortable outfit of the year.

Tan Crop Tank Top with White Free Pants + Slippers + Sunglasses
@aprilgreen.xoxo

17. Two Piece Crop Top with Long Skirt + Heels

A crop top with a matching long skirt looks cute for most casual events. While this won’t be my choice for a beach outing, it’s not a terrible idea either.

Two Piece Crop Top with Long Skirt + Heels
@maryashlee

18. White Top with White Long Sleeve Shirt + Ripped Jeans + Sandals + Face Cap + Handbag

This outfit isn’t beachy by any means, but you don’t have to be beachy. If you have somewhere else to be, you can dress to reflect that, without missing out on the coolness of the beach.

White Top with White Jacket + Ripped Jeans + Sandals + Face Cap + Handbag
@marymargaretboud

19. White Crop Top with Loose Pants + Heel Shoes + Handbag

Instead of sweating over the best outfit for a beach visit, a white crop top with free pants should make you look chic enough for an enjoyable experience.

White Crop Top with Baggy Pants + Heels + Handbag
@emjacquelyn

20. White Crop Top with Brown Shorts + White Oversized Long Sleeve Shirt + Slippers + Sunglasses

If full-sized pants look extreme, here’s a similar outfit, but with shorts. The oversized long sleeve also help to make the outfit look awesome.

White Crop Top with brown Shorts + White Jacket + Slippers + Sunglasses
@michiknz

21. Sky Blue Crop Tank Top with Floral Mini Skirt + Slippers + Handbag

If you’re there for the photos and the atmosphere, there’s no better way to dress. The sky blue matches the sky, while the outfit leaves enough room for the signature cool beach air.

Sky Blue Crop tank Top with Floral Mini Skirt + Slippers + Handbag
@corinnesuepurcell

22. Sleeveless Jumpsuit with Sandals + Handbag

When attending a party without special interest to the beach venue, here’s an outfit idea. You’ll successfully avoid looking out of place without losing a pinch of chicness.

Sleeveless Jumpsuit + Sandals + Handbag  
@stylewithtiffanyd_

23. Floral Blouse with White Shorts + Sandals + Sunglasses

If you’re all for the beachy look, here’s an adorable outfit idea for you. This works well on an extraordinary sunny day, since it leaves enough skin to enjoy the cool beach atmosphere.

Floral Blouse with White Shorts + Sandals + Sunglasses
@xeniavallesv

24. Two Piece set of Crop Top with Shorts + Kimono +  Slippers + Hat

Given the windy nature of the beach, you’ll surely struggle with the kimono. However, you can’t overlook the advantages when it comes to pictures since kimonos are simply adorable.

Two Piece set of Crop Top with Shorts + Kimono +  Slippers + Hat
@bralettesandmore

25. Tri Colored Wrap Swimsuit with Linen Pants + Slippers + Hat + Sunglasses

There’s nothing that screams beachy more tha a swimsuit and a hat. The linen pants make the outfit appropriate for beach parties, while adding an extra touch of chicness and elegance.

Tri Colored Wrap Swimsuit with Linen Pants + Slippers + Hat + Sunglasses
@bossbnikk

And that’s all for my post on some of the coolest summer outfits for the beach. Want some more outfit ideas? Then you might want to check out these blog posts.

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