Beach days are the best days, am I right? And while I love just chilling in the sand watching the waves roll in, I also love a little spontaneous adventure, like hopping in a game of beach volleyball, renting a paddleboard with friends, or hiking to the nearest waterfall.
But in order to fully enjoy beach-day activities, I need a swimsuit that can easily transition between sunbathing and surfing. I need a suit that’s going to hold everything in place as I jump, dive, and swim. I need a suit that’s cute, but also functional. And, let’s be honest, an itsy, bitsy, teeny, weeny, yellow polka dot bikini isn’t cut out for that job.
But these suits are. These suits are made for the beach-day adventure lover because no matter what you throw at these bathing suits, you’ll be held in, protected from the elements, and look pretty darn amazing, too.
Ahead, shop 11 bathing suits and bikinis that are just as wonderful as your next adventure.
Makaha High Neck Reversible Bikini
"Business in the front, party in the back" is the name of the game with this bathing suit. The high neckline holds everything in place — whether you’re surfing or diving into waves — and the cutouts in back provide some sexy flair.
Free Dive Suit
Hop in and get a few laps done in this flattering yet edgy suit. With a mesh inner bra, you’ll feel secure whether you jump, dive, or cannonball into the pool.
Endless Horizons Top
Focus on your beach games rather than adjusting your top with this high-neck swimsuit. With four-way stretch and added UV protection, this top is the perfect companion to your adventurous days at the beach.
Plunging Scoopback One-Piece Swimsuit
Channel your inner lifeguard with this retro-looking suit. With a low back and eye-catching color, this suit is sexy, but still offers enough support for you to run down the beach Baywatch-style.
Back Tie Blousy Tankini
If you’re looking for a little more coverage, this suit is made for you. With a loose, drapey fit, wireless support, and UPF50+, you can feel confident you’re covered while swimming, surfing, and paddling.
Coastal Luv Bodysuit
Made for marathon beach days, this swimsuit doubles as a rashguard with UPF 50 to protect you’re your skin from the elements while you surf. Pair it with a pair of jean shorts and it doubles as a cute bodysuit while you grab a beachside lunch.
This high neckline will let you dive into the pool or jump in the waves without flooding your suit. Plus, this suit will last 5-10x longer than a traditional bathing suit because it’s made from recycled swim fabric.
Lace-Up One-Piece in Bold Stripes
This suit makes you look good and feel good from all angles with its higher, lace-up neckline, shelf bra, and flattering vertical strips — it’s the perfect suit to transition from sunbathing to poolside games.
Ballet One-Piece Swimsuit
Inspired by a ballet leotard, this one-piece is as durable as it is pretty. With a shelf bra and removable padding, you’ll feel like doing pirouettes down the beach.
Smocked Cropped Swim Top
With a snug fit and a cropped look that hits just above the ribcage, this suit provides way more coverage than your typical bikini top, which leaves you feeling secure as you chase kids, dogs, or friends down the beach.
Lace Back High-Neck Swim Top
With a high neck that’ll keep everything in check and a subtle, sexy back, this suit is perfect for your epic beach volleyball tournaments. When tied tight in the back, this suit won’t budge, even when you dive for the ball.
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