10 Eco-Friendly Beach Towels For The Perfect Beach Day Out

Towels that will want you to drive to the oceans right away!

Summer is here, which means it’s time to put on sunscreen and gather your sea essentials and beach towels. But while we are all in dire need of ocean time, it is time to realize that the sea or ocean you are having the best time on will not last if you do not switch to sustainable beach towels this season!

Best Towels For The Beach Lover In You

From a minimalist monogrammer to a funky towel lover, this edit has a number of sustainable beach towels that the beach, planet, and towel lover in you will love.

1. Magic Canyon Turkish Towel By QuiQuattro

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How can we begin talking about sustainable beach towels without mentioning a brand that talks, walks, and breathes sustainability? Welcome to the world of QuiQattro, an Ohio-based, woman-owned company that sells some great Turkish beach towels. We can’t get enough of these sustainable beach towels, which come in various colors, designs, and patterns. So, whether it’s a fun day at the beach or a cute little picnic, their neutral, timeless, and lightweight designs will not take up a lot of space, unlike the regular beach towels.

2. Sand Ripple Aqua 3-Pc Organic Towel Set By Affina

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Affina, we believe, is that brand that never fails to disappoint us with its organic beach towels. Affina’s Seaweaves™ beach towel collection is inspired by coral reefs and is woven from natural brain coral and sea fan patterns. These eco-friendly beach towels are made from 100% organic cotton and dyed with low-impact, fiber-reactive dyes. Also, if you’ve had enough of beach towel sizes disappointing you, these luxuriously oversized colorful towels are here to save the day!

3. Tenerife By Evolve

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Since its inception, we’ve been a fan of Evolve, and we don’t believe we’ve ever seen better-colored sustainable beach towels than the Tenerife. Designed for outdoor adventures, from a trip around the world to a fun day at the beach, these beach essentials are about to become your best sun buddies. Evolve’s sustainable beach towel is made from innovative Ecolite fabric, which is super soft, quick-drying, sand-repellant (leave the sand where it belongs), and made from 20 recycled plastic bottles.

4. Aden Bath Towel By Made Trade

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Talk about organic beach towels, and enters you wearing one! Made Trade has often convinced us that sustainability and style can coexist, and with its sustainable beach towels, we’re confident! It is an entire marketplace with various sustainable beach towels from brands your ethical closet would love to own. For example, the Aden. It is hand-spun and woven by Ethiopian artisans and will be your beach essential and a great companion as a shawl, scarf, or lightweight blanket!

5. Reversible Awning Striped Beach Towel By Pottery Barn

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Pottery Barn is a haven for people looking for comfy sustainable beach towels for the minimalist in you. This organic cotton beach towel is woven and yarn-dyed for long-lasting color, making it a stylish companion for poolside, beachside, or oceanside lounging! The awning-stripe design is reversible, so you can choose your favorite color, with the monogram option adding a personal touch (perfect for claiming the best spot). So isn’t it about time you started enjoying some preppy beach time?

6. Dapper Dolphin Beach By West Elm

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I don’t like some fun sustainable beach towels,” said nobody in the history of ever! These ultra-cute animal prints on these organic beach towels were created in collaboration with Rachel Kozlowski, an illustrator. The Dapper Dolphin from their Dapper Animals Collection is one of our favorites and soon one of the best beach towels you own. West Elm, without a doubt, always has something fun to add to these lists, and their prices are (sometimes) even reasonable!

7. Boho Shark By Sand Cloud

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All marine life enthusiasts, take note! It’s time to make a statement with this sand-resistant Boho Shark sustainable beach towel. Sand Cloud makes stunning Turkish beach towels so soft you wouldn’t want to leave the beach. If you’re looking for extra-long beach towels, these 3x faster drying sustainable beach towels are your go-to. With 10% of profits going to marine conservation, you know this single weave jacquard with twisted tassel fringe towel is about to become your new favorite beach essential.

8. Sunset Beach Towel By Delilah Home

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Sunglasses, sunscreen, sustainable beauty products? Check. Exceptionally good, 100% organic beach towels? We’ve got your back. The Delilah Home sustainable beach towels are as relaxed as they are functional, and they come in four tropical colors with flirty fringes on the ends. This beach towel can be rolled and tucked into any bag to become your go-to for hikes, beach days, or a long under-the-stars weekend! So get ready to make a statement on the beach, knowing that these Turkish beach towels are also good for the environment, as they meet the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS).

9. Ventalina Organic Beach Towel Bundle (Set of 2) By Affina

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We’ve already mentioned how much we love Affina’s sustainable beach towels. Thus, we couldn’t resist including two of its super cute beach essentials. These luxuriously oversized beach towels, woven by some of Portugal’s finest towel weavers, are tested and certified free of harmful substances by the Oeko-Tex® Standard 100 and are GOTS certified. But, wait. Did we actually forget to mention that the Ventalina organic beach towels come in a set of two?

10. Beach Towel By Weezie

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Yeah, we know you like oversized beach towels, so we’ve brought you the last but definitely the best sustainable beach towels by Weezie. They’re soft, and the cotton is cut close to avoid picking up extra sand while having the time of your life at the beach. This beach towel is made in Portugal from 100% organic long-staple cotton, hypoallergenic, low linting, and OEKO-TEX® certified. Also, don’t forget to personalize these beauties with a monogram or personalized embroidery for $15 to stand out this summer.

Let us know in the comments which beach towel worked its magic for you this summer. Psst, our favorite is the one with the animal print. Can you guess!

We hope you love the products we recommend! All products featured on GoodGuilt are independently selected by our editors. If you buy something through our retail links, we may earn a commission on the sale. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of the time of publication.

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