Our top vacation essentials for your next beach holiday

Planning a holiday by the water this year? We’ve rounded up some of our favourite vacation essentials all under the theme of ‘water holidays’.

Take it Slow book

Swim sustainably

UK swimwear brand Talia Collins uses sustainable fabrics woven in Italy and made in Portugal. Pictured is the Asymmetrical in Navy.

£158.00 taliacollins.co.uk

Take it slow

This new book titled Slow Travel provides a practical compendium of places, activities and experiences to inspire you to get on the road in your own terms – making for good poolside reading.

$50 hardiegrant.com/au

Take it Slow book
Logitech Ultimate Ears Boom 3

Sydney beach scene

Seafolly has teamed up with artist Gemma O’Brien, featuring her illustration Sydney Beaches on a range of its products, including the neoprene tote bag.

$69.95 seafolly.com/au/

Sea Style

This Mahe dress by Sydney-based designer Carl Kapp was inspired by the many small beaches around the largest island in Seychelles. It is a striped silk mix organza with double-layered bias-cut sleeves. One size fits most.

From $1,995 carlkapp.com

Carl Kapp collection. Image: Julia Balla

Vacation boom

Crank your holiday playlist with the Logitech Ultimate Ears BOOM 3 device. The portable, wireless Bluetooth outdoor speaker is water, dust and drop-proof.

$199 ultimateears.com/en-au

Logitech Ultimate Ears Boom 3
Tesalate towel

Beach blues

Compact, absorbent and quick-to-dry, these Australian-designed towels by Tesalate will ensure you leave the sand on the beach, not in your towel. Pictured is The Tidal towel.

From $79 au.tesalate.com

I see blue

These Pared Pools & Palms sunnies feature a handmade ivory frame with cobalt blue and honeycomb lamination detail. Solid yellow lenses have 100 per cent UVA and UVB protection.

$260 paredeyewear.com

Pared Eyewear sunglasses

This story first appeared in Vacations & Travel magazine, summer 2019/2020, issue 113.

Keep reading: By the seashore: Seychelles in spectacular fashion

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