SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - When June Gloom gives way to sunshine, it's time to head to San Diego's beaches for summer fun.
Naturally, you'll need to pack a towel, sunscreen, and your trunks or bikini. You might want to include a new gadget from our list of favorites.
Whether you're looking for a super cooler or portable shade, you'll find plenty of options.
Dakine's party bucket has an insulated main compartment with a mesh bottom that becomes a cooler when you put it in a 5-gallon bucket. Your suds and sodas will stay cool in eight coozies. There's also room for a wine bottle and snacks in an interior pocket.
Keep your stuff stashed with this beach vault. The plastic screw dives deep into the sand, leaving just rope visible. From Amazon.
No need to set your stuff in the sand. These plastic cupholders have stakes to keep your phone and beverages handy. On Amazon.
It's cornhole, for the beach! This lightweight version by Sandbiz is easy to tote to Mission Beach from your parking spot in Clairemont.
The Coolest Cooler company is aptly named with this Kickstarter favorite. The base model includes built-in utensils, wide wheels, bluetooth speaker, wallet storage, telescoping handle, and bungee. You can upgrade with a blender, USB power, solar paneled table top, and LED lid light.
Relax on the sand with this lounger-tent combo. The black and white design will make it easy to spot at the beach. You'll also be protected by the anti-UV fabric coating with a 50+ rating. From PB Teen.
Protect your baby (or pet) from harsh rays with this babymoov anti-UV tent. The company says it only takes 3 seconds to fold and unfold.
Cuddle up for a romantic sunset with this low loveseat complete with insulated cup holders. From Kelty.