The best roomy, extra-large and otherwise oversized beach towels you can buy right now.
Last updated: June 2023
Whether you prefer to hang poolside, lounge lakefront, or soak in the sun by the surf, few things are a bigger beach buzzkill than when your towel, well, just falls short. Offering up more space than the standard 30″ x 60″ option of yore, we’ve rounded up 18 oversized picks from classic cabana stripes to roomy round head-turners to lightweight Turkish towels. The common denominator? All are serving up plenty of room for you to spread out on this summer, because in this case, bigger really is better.
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The Best Oversized Beach Towels: Classic Cabana Stripes
Dock & Bay 100% Recycled Rainforest Alliance Beach Towel + Carry Case (35″ x 78″), $29.60.
P.S. 20% from the sale of this towel will be donated to Rainforest Alliance.
Nomadix 90% Recycled Polyester Original Towel in Copacabana Mango (30″ x 72.5″), $39.95
Aston & Arden 100% Ring-Spun Cotton Reversible Striped Beach Towel in Brown/Beige (35″ x 70″), $34.99
Business & Pleasure Co. 100% Cotton Premium Beach Blanket with Leather-Accented Carry Strap in Navy Stripe (66″ x 66″), $119.00
The Banana Cabana Extra-Long Towel with Anti-Slide Lounge Chair Pocket in Caribbean Coral (34″ x 84″), $50.00
The Best Oversized Beach Towels: Round & Roomy
Ban.do Terry Cloth All Around Giant Circle Towel in Watermelon (65″ diameter), $59.95
Dock & Bay Oversized Round Beach Towel + Carry Case in Whitsunday Blue (66″ diameter), $49.99, made from 100% recycled plastic.
The Beach People 100% Cotton Lune Round Towel (60″ diameter), $109.00
Cotton Craft 100% Cotton Round Beach Towel in Mandala White Fringe (60″ diameter), $29.95
Ban.do Terry Cloth All Around Giant Circle Towel in One with the Sun (65″ diameter), $59.95
Laguna Beach Textile Company 100% Cotton Round Beach Towel in Sea Glass Sunrise (60″ diameter), $45.00
The Best Oversized Beach Towels: Lightweight Turkish Peshtemals
Aegean 100% Cotton Quick-Dry Peshtemal Turkish Beach Towel in Baby Blue (37” x 73”), $19.95
P.S. 10% of the profits from your purchase of this towel goes towards marine life preservation.
Wetcat 100% Cotton Turkish Beach Towel in Dark Coral (38” x 71”), $29.99