Getting some sun is a great way to increase your vitamin D intake and experience an array of health benefits. However, it’s important that you protect your skin to ensure you don’t potentially damage it and compromise your health. The journal JAMA Dermatology recommends using more than one sun safety strategy at a time, and a beach umbrella can provide the protection you need from the sun’s harmful UV rays.
What is a beach umbrella?
A beach umbrella is a large umbrella that can provide portable shade and sun protection. It can make outdoor activities more enjoyable by protecting you from the sun, so it’s a must-have for any avid pool and beach goer.
Top Beach umbrellas
BeachBUB All-In-One Beach Umbrella System
The beachBUB® (50+ UPF) 7 ½ foot All-In-One, Beach Umbrella System includes the US Patented Beach Umbrella Base and Pat Pen Sand Gopher. The beachBUB® Base is the only sand base that solves both common beach umbrella problems, tipping over and fly-aways. The beachBUB® Sand Gopher is a small unique tool that makes a perfect 8″ hole in the sand in less than 10 seconds. All Beach Umbrella sand bag anchors will help prevent the umbrella fly-aways because they use the weight of the sand to keep it in place.
Sport-Brella Versa-Brella All Position Umbrella with Universal Clamp
There’s no reason to search for shade, when you can bring it with you. Use the Versa-Brella for all of your outdoor adventures. Whether it’s time for your favorite player to run down the field, or you’re spending your day at the beach, you’ll be confident in your sun protection with this quick set up canopy. The UPF 50+ protection, and 99.5% protection from UVA and UVB light will keep your skin safe. We even include eye safety tips, and an underneath silver coating so you’ll have everything you need. With a compact carrying case, and weighing only 1.8 lbs. this offers you a hassle free set up and easy transportation.
Sport-Brella Portable All-Weather and Sun Umbrella
Sit and enjoy sporting events or nature in your own environment. With an innovative design, the Sport-Brella protects you from the elements but won’t restrict your view. The umbrella is also sun-safe, with a UPF 50+ coating that protects users from more than 99.5 percent of UVA and UVB rays. A beach umbrella, sun tent, rain shelter, and more, the Sport-Brella gives you instant, portable protection from the elements regardless of your activity. The Sport-Brella measures 8 feet wide when open, and 54 x 4 x 4 inches when folded. The unit comes with a convenient carrying bag plus tethers and ground stakes for extra stability.
Pacific Breeze Easy Setup Beach
Specially designed hub system showcases industry leading design. The fastest and easiest set up and take down of all beach tents on the market. Lightweight, compact beach tent provides protection from the sun, rain and wind for all outdoor activities, UPF 50+ sun protection and large windows for ventilation. The beach tent is made from breathable polyester and is water repellent. weighing just 4.5 pounds and folds down to a travel size of 40 L x 5 W x 5 H.
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Tommy Bahama Sand Anchor 7 ft Beach Umbrella with Tilt and Telescoping Pole
This 7 foot Tommy Bahama Beach Umbrella has an aluminum pole with fiberglass ribs. The Vent located on the top of the canopy increases its wind tolerance and gives the umbrella more stability in windy conditions. The Tilting Mechanism allows for easy adjusting to the moving sun. This beach umbrella features a silver lining for a UPF 50+ sun protection.
EasyGo 8 Foot Heavy Duty High Wind Beach Umbrella
This 8 foot wide canopy beach umbrella overcomes several of the design weaknesses of traditional beach umbrellas. The heavy duty beach umbrella pole is anodized aluminum constructed with fiberglass ribs and spreaders for more flexibility providing steady, reliable protection during windy conditions, unlike traditional cheap beach umbrellas which ribs go inside-out making it unusable. It features a vented canopy, adjustable height, adjustable tilt, sturdy yet lightweight design for long lasting use, and a storage bag for shade on the go!