The Best Gifts for People Who Love the Beach
We’re obsessed with the cabana stripes on this round towel—the tassels are a fun detail, too!
Seventh-generation basket sewer Michael Smalls and his former apprentice, Dino Badger, make their traditional baskets on Hilton Head Island from locally harvested materials.
This awesome cocktail book (from Coastal Living!) makes the perfect gift for the beach house hostess who is always entertaining.
- Buy it: Beach Cocktails, $16
Artist Jessica O’Neill painted the original design for this silky ode to South Carolina’s state tree.
The sweetest shark robe, mitt, and slippers will make your littlest one the cutest fish in the sea after bath time.
Pretty in Print
Give breakfast nooks a splash of saturated color with a sunny still-life from Charleston artist Teil Duncan.
Sweet stripes make this long-sleeve tee a cozy gift, especially during the winter months.
Play all day or snooze all night in a youthful, sherbet-hued cotton set by Savannah-based LAKE.
Message on a Bottle
Nautical flags bring the fun—and a discreet message ("Got Rum?")—to a leather flask.
Upgrade the campfire experience with handcrafted forks that make marshmallow roasting all fun and no fuss.
- Buy it: Sea Island Forge Hand Twisted Roasting Forks, from $35
- Buy it: Sea Island Forge Quiver for Hand Twisted Roasting Forks, from $150
We love this colorful piece of seaside-inspired art from Caryn Owen, a Minted artist. It’s just the right piece to brighten up an entryway or mudroom. Pick frame, borders, and matting to match your home's style.
- Buy it: Rambo Relay Navy, from $31
Fourth-generation jeweler Mini Hay finds her inspiration in Charleston’s humblest resident, the goldbug. Pick up her enamel pieces at Croghan’s Jewel Box, the family’s century-old King Street jewelry store.
A cotton apron gets a quirky twist with printed lobsters.
A Charleston-made shucker that gives back: a portion of all sales goes directly to oyster habitat restoration projects.
Beachy Table Accent
The simplicity of these starfish napkin rings make them a fun accent for a holiday dinner by the sea.
Sustainably harvested salt mingles with Fresno pepper mash for a zingy finish on everything from seafood to roasted veggies.
Artist Marie Freudenberger likes to examine the interactions of light, color, and nature as the sun moves throughout the day. This print was inspired by the rugged beauty of the California coast.
Lightweight and Lovely
This adorable tunic boasts sheer lace, sophisticated patterns, and lightweight fabric. It’s a chic find for your mom’s present pile!
- Buy it: La Blanca Cover-up Tunic, $99
Share a taste of the Lowcountry’s natural sweetness.
A fresh soap that contains salt flakes for gentle exfoliation makes a great stocking happy for everyone in your family.
A Touch of Nautical
This nautical rope bracelet is the perfect stocking stuffer for the sailor in your life.
Leather Strap Watch
Surprise him with a watch that sports nautical chronographs and a handsome honey-colored leather strap.
Scent of the Sea
This coastal candle comes packaged in aqua glass with a cute tin cap.
The elegant design is hand-painted on camel bone.
Sculpted by sixth-generation St. Simons Island, Georgia, native Heather Shadron, the 14 karat gold–trimmed dish also comes in white and pink.
Get the shot day or night with a hip, 35mm square, half-frame camera.
Give the gift of design with our outdoor-living handbook—it's more than 200 pages chock-full of ideas and decorating tips.