Best Women's Swim Cover Ups

Updated September 2020
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Swimsuit cover ups are a boon for going from the beach to the tiki bar, or from your hotel room to the pool. They are a travel staple, so versatility is key. Sarongs or pareos make a great choice, since they can be worn as a skirt or knotted to make a dress, as well as doing extra duty as a scarf, shoulder wrap, or even a beach blanket. A t-shirt dress also has multiple uses, and is light to pack and easy to throw on. A lighter cover up in chiffon or lace makes a cute statement and can also be worn for a casual evening over tank tops. Most cover ups offer some respite from the sun, but look for a fabric with UV blocking technology if you want to keep your skin free of harming rays.

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