28 Gorgeous Beach Gifts for Mom in 2023

Lady relaxing on a beach mat reading a book

Looking at getting your Mom something with a beach theme this Mother’s Day?

If, like me, you’re trying to improve on last year’s doorbell as your gift (I did say something practical but maybe needed to be a little more specific!), then we’ve got the perfect inspiration for your beach-inspired gift for mom.

(Or let’s be honest, mama – you can also buy these ones wrapped and ready for yourself!!!)

Time to get inspired with something pretty, practical, and inspired for the most understanding and supportive person in your life!

Practical Gifts Mom Can Use At The Beach

Here are some hints to start dropping for a meaningful Christmas present for a mom who loves the beach.

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A mum and grandma on the beach with kids text overlay perfect beach gifts for mom
A mom an daughter on the beach text overlay best beach gifts for mom

And don’t forget to add a bunch of pretty flowers to your gift! Click over here for some ideas.

Bluetooth Speaker & Water Bottle

Her beach tunes and hydration needs totally sorted in one go! This fabulous piece of tech easily connects via BlueTooth for her music, and the 17oz stainless steel bottle will keep her water cool for hours.

Canvas Beach Tote Bag With Pockets

Canvas beach bag for mom
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Gift mom a gorgeous beach tote that’s just for her. This personal-sized beach bag will bring mom a touch of class on her next trip to the beach. Made from canvas and lined with polyester to keep her possessions dry inside but looking grown up and sophisticated to carry. With a full zip closure and a keychain for wallets and small items, her beach gear will be secure.

Explore our complete collection of ideal beach bags for mom!

Beach Sundress

We love a long, loose, flowing dress for the beach. Mom can feel comfortable from beach chair to beachside restaurant and she’ll totally love this – pockets!!

Sun Bum Skin Care Travel Kit

Perfect for a mama who cares about her hair and skin at the beach. Our favorite brand of sunscreen now offers these cute little travel packs perfect for a weekend away.

Taking care of not only her skin in the sun with reef-safe sunscreen but after sun care for her hair and skin with aloe cooling balm. All packaged up in a cute little zipper bag, perfect for a mom in the sun.

COOLA Organic Scalp Spray & Hair Sunscreen Mist

COOLA Organic Scalp Spray & Hair Sunscreen Mist with SPF 30, Dermatologist Tested Hair Care for Daily Protection, Vegan and Gluten Free, Ocean Salted Sage, 2 Fl Oz

Another gorgeous choice for a Mama that cares about her luscious locks, this non-greasy SPF mist provides essential sun protection, particularly if your mom has a hair part this will protect her scalp while also preventing UV-related color fade.

This water-resistant spray. paraben-free and vegan-friendly will become an essential in her beach tote.

Wekapo Sand-free Beach Blanket

Sand be gone! No more old-fashioned picnic blankets on the beach; these ultra-lightweight parachute-style material beach blankets are all the rage.

At a jumbo 10′ x 9′, mom can have a wonderful lie in the sun by herself… OK, the whole family will probably love this one too!

Towel Bands

8 Pack Towel Bands Towel Chair Clips Rubber Beach Towel Clips Pool Chair Towel Holders Beach Chair Towel Strap Windproof Beach Elastic Chair Bands for Swim Summer (Lovely Style, 11.81 x 1.97 Inch)

Fed up with your beach towel floating away every time you move? These simple but crazily efficient little inventions keep your towel attached to your beach chair – or why not try some stylish beach towel clips?

Beach Backpack Recliner

A backpack that turns into a reclining chair on Uncommon Goods

If mom prefers a comfy recliner rather than a blanket – or a recliner on her blanket – then this could be an ingenious all-round solution she will LOVE!

A practical backpack for all her essentials that unfolds to create a comfy cushioned chair.

Sports Beach Recliner Chair

Now if mom wants to really relax at the beach, you need to invest in something truly luxurious! She deserves to put her feet up, so make sitting on the beach as comfortable as possible with this 3-in-1 padded recliner with a light aluminum frame.

With 5 adjustable positions and capable of holding up to 275lbs, this is beach comfort at its best!

Talc-free Sand Removing Beach Powder

A beach bag essential, this unique product is sure to please any mama (and I bet all the family will want to get their hands on it!) Talcum-free, this beach powder uses an all-natural blend of plants and minerals to remove sand easily.

Personalized Floppy Hat

3 ladies wearing floppy hats with their names embroided on - a personalised gift on Etsy
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Floppy hats are all the rage this summer, and even better when you can personalize your gift with your recipient’s name. With a 4.5″ brim, it will keep mama’s face, and neck protected from the sun and look super pretty too.

Aqua Shoes For Beach Swim and Surf

Living somewhere the sand is already too hot to touch by May, I can’t tell you just how useful these aqua socks are.

Available in a great variety of patterns and colors, aqua socks will protect feet from sharp objects and heat and gives a non-slip surface. Lighter than an aqua shoe, a great fitting pair you won’t even notice you’re wearing.

Bsubseach Women Loose Long Sleeve Swimsuit Cover-Ups

Whilst we love soaking up the vitamin D at the beach, we’re also all too aware that we need to keep our skin protected too. A stylish beach cover-up in her favorite color can be the perfect beach gift for mom.

Rayon material is perfect for the heat, and with a button-up design, a simple pair of shorts mom can also wear this one when you hitting the beachside shops or heading home to maintain modesty.

Waterproof Phone Case

We’re guessing mom is your designated family photo-taker-memory-maker? It’s essential her all-important device is kept high and dry. Even “waterproof” phones need an extra layer of protection in the ocean to capture the fun, so she’ll love this thoughtful and practical beach gift for mom.

Kobo Forma eReader

Because mama loves some reading time on the beach this summer, right? RIGHT! When that day comes, when mom can sit back and relax on the beach once more, a waterproof E Ink touchscreen is a must.

If you simply love your ebooks in something super lightweight that works equally well with the bright sun as in bed with blue light, you MUST invest in a great eReader; this one is my personal favorite I’d recommend it for all mamas who love a good read outside.

Drinks At The Beach – Gifts for Mom

So now we’ve got mama cozy and relaxed at the beach, let’s get a drink in her hand! Check out these fun and ultra-practical ideas she’ll love:

BrüMate 12oz Insulated Champagne Flute

I absolutely love my BrüMate insulated cups by the pool with their cooper insulation and attached lids to prevent any spills – they’re perfect for the beach too!

A classy way to drink your bubbles by the beach AND keep them cool! Available in a huge variety of fun beach colors – and different cup sizes.

MIRA Insulated Water Bottle 

Perfect and stylish for mom to keep her cool at the beach, the MIRA comes in a wide variety of feminine and fun colors and, with a 17oz capacity, should last a good few hours (the stainless steel vacuum design can keep drinks cool for up to 24 hours).

Outdoor Wine Table

outdoor wine table

This portable wine table works great on grass or sand with a sturdy fiberglass stake; it gives a little table for her wine and snacks and collapses up for easy carrying and storage. (Just make sure you get her the comfy beach chair and a nice drop of wine too!)

YOOMIK Wine Purse

Of course, drinks at the beach need to be kept chilled, right? Simply fill up the reusable wine bladder and keep her drinks cool all day with this cute and fun wine dispensing purse.

Did we tell you how much mama loves a gift that’s PRACTICAL!! A fun talking point and a cool accessory for mama to take to the beach.

Beach Cup Holder

Beach Vacation Essentials Accessories - Beach Sand Coasters Drink Cup Holders, Beach Trip Must Haves for Women Adults Family Friends(Multicolor, 7 Pack)

Such a simple but practical idea! Forget trying to balance cans and bottles in the sand; these are great stocking stuffer ideas for a mom who loves the beach.

Yeti Soft Cooler

Yeti purpl;e cooler for the beach

Of course, to go with any drinks or snacks at the beach, you need something practical and stylish to keep your drinks chilled.

The Yeti Hooper Flip has always been our go-to for a robust beach cooler bag – now available in awesome Nordic Purple, an ideal beach gift for mom!

Psssst want more drink-related gift ideas? Head over to our other site Mama Loves A Drink

Gifts That Remind Us Of The Beach

Even if an immediate trip to the beach isn’t on the cards, these gifts will have mom dreaming of tropical vibes and sunny days.

Beach All You Want Gift Set

A tropical escape in mom’s bathroom! This beautiful beachy set contains mineral bath salt, calming body mist, sugar shower scrub, hydrating lotions, and lip balm, all 100% cruelty – and paraben-free and naturally scented with essential oils that recall a sunny day at the beach.

Coastal Wall Art

Coastal wall art prints from Etsy Seven paper Prints
Image Credit SevenPaperPrints – Etsy

These delightful coastal prints bring a touch of the beach into your mom’s living room. You can mix and match sizes to suit your frames and wall space. Even better, they are instant downloads, so great if you’re seeking that perfect last-minute gift for a mom who loves the beach!

To The Beach Wall Art

The best beach gifts for mom - a to the beach wall sign from Etsy
Image credit LiztonSignShop – Etsy

A gorgeous addition for any mama with her own home at the beach, we are digging on these fun beach signs that add a wonderful inviting touch – the waves are definitely calling!

Go To Your Happy Place – Ocean Earrings

These gorgeous resin earrings with sterling silver posts have the perfect beachy touch and will have your mama dreaming of when she can next hit the waves.

Personalized Chopping Board Set

a boxed up gift with a chopping board and coasters
Image Credit FifthDesign – Etsy

The perfect beach house decor or beachy vibes at home year-round with this fabulous unique gift idea for mum. This resin chopping board and drink coasters are the perfect way to reflect someone’s passion for the beach.

Seashell Centerpiece

Seashell centerpiece form Etsy
Image Credit JackandEmmyStudio – Etsy

This gorgeous seashell centerpiece would be ideal decor for a new beach home or simply to bring a touch of the beach to wherever you live.

A handmade wooden box filled with shells and driftwood with LED candles will make a wonderful personalized beach gift for mom.

Personalized Beach Family Art

What a fun way to remember your family beach adventure! Choose your characters, skin colors, and name; these handmade prints are completely personalized for your family!

Looking for ideas for beach mottos for personalized products? Here are 60+ fun & inspiring quotes and memes for beach-lovers you could use


Got you in the mood for the beach?

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You can see all our gift guides for travel-loving families over here – we have everything from tween girls who love adventure to ideas for keepsakes and memorabilia from your travels and even experience gift ideas.


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