Ethical Beach Products

Beach Towels, Bags, Sandals & More

Are you headed to the beach this summer?  Below are links to where you can find ethical beachwear, fair trade beach towels, give back sandals, sustainable beach decor, eco-friendly beach bags, picnic baskets and more.

(NOTES: Prices and availability may change without notice.  If you buy through some of these links, a small amount will come back to help support our mission.)

Naupaka men's beach shirt. Ethically-made apparel.
Naupaka Hawaii

An ethical Hawaiian boutique. If you are planning a beach trip, check out their ethically-made beach fashion, including beach wear for men, women and children, beach-themed jewelry and more. (Get 10% off with the code: LEEANNEMCCOY.)

Prices: $16 - $145

Karama Collection Ethiopian Beach Towels.
Karama Collection

"Karama alleviates poverty by restoring dignity through creative, purposeful work for artisans, beginning in Africa."They sell beautiful handwoven Ethiopian beach towels.

Prices: $32

31Bits Bethany Hamilton Ride the Wave Cuff.
31 Bits

Sells products handmade by women rising out of poverty in Uganda and Indonesia. Their sell a collection of beautiful, ocean inspired jewelry.

Prices: $20 - $40

Organic Tagua Jewelry Mariscal Beach Necklace. Sustainable, eco-friendly, organic jewelry.
Organic Tagua Jewelry

Sustainable, eco-friendly jewelry providing income for artisans in a small village in Ecuador.  They offer a beautiful array of jewelry, bags and hats which are ready to wear to the beach.

Prices: $7 - $135

Education and More vintage aqua turkish fouta beach or bath towels. Fair trade.
Education and More

"Strives to reduce poverty in Guatemala by providing educational opportunities for students of all ages." Their gorgeous fair trade Turkish fouta beach towels double as a swim suit wrap and they sell beach sets with beach bag and towel.

Prices: $38 - $70

The Village Country Store Seahorse Pillow, beach house decor.
The Village Country Store

Fair trade and fairly made goods from around the globe. They offer beach-themed jewelry.

and beach-themed decor.

(Use the code: ShopWithLeeAnne for 10% off your entire order.)

Prices: $10 - $30

Amani Ya Juu

"A social economic enterprise committed to peace and reconciliation for African women."  They sell ladies sundresses and skirts & summer basket totes & flip flop greeting cards.

Prices: $3 - $42

Made Global Wooden Beach Shovel.
Made Global

"Into you knowing the makers, because the story matters." They sell handcrafted beach shovels, beach bags and beach towels.

Price: $14 - $49

Bought Beautifully Live Out Love beach tote.
Bought Beautifully

“Purchase a product--transform a life.” They sell "Live Out Love" beach totes.

Price: $19 - $26

Vi Bella Jewelry Paradise Tote
Vi Bella Jewelry

Their mission is "providing a path out of poverty" for their artisans. They sell gorgeous tropical accessories, perfect for the beach, including totes, backpacks and scrunchies.

Prices: $3 - $55

Rosie's Boutique Beach Bag. Handmade in Haiti
Rosie's Boutique

Rosie's Boutique Haiti features handmade products from businesses creating fair wage jobs in Haiti.  They offer a beautiful summer collection, including beach bags, beach jewelry and beach decor.

Prices: $8 - $38

Redemption Market 15 Ethical Sunscreens for 2019.
Redemption Market

For ethically-made and natural sunscreen brands, check out this blog post:


"Our 15 Favorite Ethical Sunscreen Brands for Summer 2019"

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Still cannot find the ethically-made beach products you are looking for? Keep scrolling down for even more links to ethical swimwear, flip-flops, sunglasses and more!.

Deux Mains Jolina Sandals. Ethically made in Haiti.
Deux Mains

"Impact with every step." They sell ethically-made sandals for men and women, which are made from recycled tires and are changing lives in Haiti.

Prices: $20 - $65

Vida Plena Coastal Waves Earrings.
Vida Plena

“Vida Plena exists to empower women in the Dominican Republic to break the cycle of poverty.” They offer a beautiful, beach-themed jewelry collection.

Prices: $4 - $45

Shop With a Mission shell wall hanging. Fair trade.
Shop With a Mission

On a mission “to equip and assist people in developing countries to break the cycle of poverty through their handiwork and creativity." They sell beautiful fair trade shell wall hangings, beach bags and beach jewelry.

Prices: $10 - $80

Freedom's Promise beach bag. Eco-friendly and fair trade.
Freedom's Promise

"A faith-based, nonprofit organization that partners with indigenous Cambodian groups to prevent human trafficking and child exploitation by transforming communities." They sell cool eco-friendly, water resistant, fair trade beach bags.

Prices: $20

Renew Project mini tote. Made in the USA by refugees.
Re:new Project

""Provides employment and community for refugee women who have resettled in the USA." Their beautiful mini totes are made in the USA and are ready for the beach.

Prices: $25

Serrv takeaway beach totes. Fair trade.

"A nonprofit, fair trade organization dedicated to lifting disadvantaged artisans, farmers, and their families out of poverty." They sell high-quality fair trade takeaway totes and other beach totes and scarves.

Prices: $22 - $62

Give a Damn Goods sustainable water bottle, made from sugar cane, free from toxins and dishwasher safe!
Give a Damn Goods

“Focuses on affordable goods that make a difference.” They offer sustainable water bottles, to take along to the beach.

Prices: $35

Rahab's Rope Sun Flip Earrings. Fair trade earrings.
Rahab's Rope

"Rahab's Rope exists to empower women and children in the fight against human trafficking." Their fair trade sun flip earrings would be perfect to wear to the beach, as would their silk kimono tops, which easily double as swim cover ups.

Price: $7.50 - $49

Nightlight Design seaside ankle bracelet with shell.
Nightlight Design

"Born out of a vision to give the people of Haiti opportunities to earn money through honest and dignified work." They sell fun seaside anklets.​ and shell necklaces.

Price: $15 - $28

Zambeezi Organic Beeswax Suncare Lip Balm.

They partner with  beekeepers and farmers in Zambia to craft organic, fair trade body care products. They offer packs of organic beeswax suncare lip balm.

Price: $10

Mayan Hands water bottle holder.
Mayan Hands

"A fair trade nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering Mayan women in their quest to bring their families out of extreme poverty." Their handwoven eyeglass cases with straps & water bottle carriers are perfect for a day at the beach.

Prices: $10 - $14

The Root Collective Molly sandal in dusk.
The Honest Consumer

To find more ethically-made sandals for summer, read this blog post:


"12 Ethical Summer Sandals Under $100"

Travel with World Changing Travel Gear.

To find more ethically-made products for travel and vacations, check our guide:

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WorldCrafts Thai Purple Lunch Tote.

WorldCrafts "develops sustainable, fair-trade businesses among impoverished people around the world." Their fair trade Thai purple lunch tote would be perfect to take along for a picnic at the beach.

Price: $37

Love Justly Swimsuit Cover Up
Love Justly

Discounted ethical fashion." They offer fairly-made swim suit cover ups.

Price: $8 - $62

Ten Thousand Villages Flip Flops Bracelet Fair Trade
Ten Thousand Villages

"The original fair trader," started in 1946! They offer beautiful fair trade beach jewelry, beach bags, and cover ups. (To also find their products in a retail location near you, click here.)

Prices: $10 - $70

Amma's Umma distressed shorts. An ethical boutique that gives back to adoptions.
Amma's Umma

"An ethical boutique that gives back to adoptions." They offer ethically-made summer fashion for women.​

Sizes: XS - XL

Prices: $18 - $54

HUGG Mission Market Coral Anklet with Prayer Beads.
HUGG Mission Market

Provides a "hand up" instead of a "hand out" to young men transitioning out of orphanages in Haiti. They offer fun beach jewelry and beach bags.

Prices: $5 - $24

Hope Outiftters Saved by Grace Tank.
Hope Outfitters

Ethically-made Christian apparel. 100% of the profits give back to charity. They sell tank tops for men and women which would be great to wear at the beach.

Prices: $10 - $25

The Root Collective Molly sandal.
The Root Collective

"Partners with artisans in Guatemala to produce handcrafted shoes.” They offer stylish, high-quality sandals for women.

Prices: $98 - $108

Mango and Main Wave Woven Beach Tote. Handmade and Fair Trade.
Mango + Main

"On a mission to bring products from tropical lands where mangoes main street, USA!" They sell  fair trade woven "wave" beach totes.

Price: $56

SojournStudio Tide Pool Necklace.
Sojourn Studio

A social enterprise of Global Child Advocates, which allows young women on the Thai-Myanmar border "to earn extra income while discovering their immense value." They sell a beautiful "tide pool" necklace, perfect for wearing to the beach.

Price: $25

Fair Tribe Woven Double Hammock. Fair Trade.
Fair Tribe

"Buy cool stuff, help real people." They offer beautiful fair trade beach house decor and macrame beach bags.

Prices: $9 - $100

Redemption Market 2019 Guide to Ethical & Sustainable Swimwear.
Redemption Market

If you are in search of ethically-made swimwear, check out this blog post from Redemption Market:


"The 2019 Guide to Ethical + Sustainable Swimwear"

Fairly Southern 5 Places to Find Ethically Made Beach Towels.
Fairly Southern

For more places to find ethical beach towels, check out this blog post from Fairly Southern:


"Searching for (and Finding) Ethically-Made Beach Towels."​

Deux Mains: Sandals, Handbags and Jewelry Ethically-Made in Haiti.


For more ethically-made beach products and beach wear, also check out:

Jessica Rey Swimwear

(Ethically-made swimwear, cover-ups and beach towels for women and girls.)

Nettle's Tale

(Ethically-made plus-sized swimwear for women.)

Made Trade

(Ethically-made swimwear for women, including sizes S - 2XL.)


(Fair trade beach covers for women.)

Cobian Footwear

(Sandals for the whole family that give back, perfect for the beach!)


(Buy-one-give-one flip flops.)


(Flip flops and sandals for men and women, made in the USA.)

Hope & Henry

(Ethically-made and organic swimwear for girls and boys, offered on Amazon.)


(Sandals and flip-flops for men and women.)

Diff Eyewear

(Sunglasses that give back.)

Mohala Eyewear

(Sunglasses that give back.)

Warby Parker

(Buy one give one sunglasses.)

Pala Eyewear

(Sunglasses that give back.)

Blue Planet Eyewear

(Eco-friendly sunglasses and sun readers that give back.)

Tula Hats

(Fair trade, handwoven, wide-brim palm hats for men, women and children.)

Yana Dee

(Kids sun hats, ethically made in Michigan.)

Where to Find Beach Products that are Fair Trade and Ethically-Made and Changing the World.

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