With the first day of summer just around the corner, it's time to start thinking about all the things you'll need to make the most of the sunny season. From beach trips and backyard barbecues, to pool parties and weekend getaways, there are plenty of essentials that will help you stay cool, comfortable, and stylish this summertime. Assuming you have the basic must haves like a bathing suit, shades, beach towel and sunscreen covered, these are the 10 things you need to add to your summer shopping list.


Pool Floats - What's summer without a pool party? Our range of inflatables, hammocks and pool tubes will have you floating in style, from our famous Flamingo Ride-On to our chic and sleek Parfum Champagne Lie-On, there are styles to suit everyone, small and big.


Outdoor Games - Keep the good times rolling with our collection of outdoor and beach friendly games. From beach bats to animal soakers and badminton sets, we've got everything you need to keep the whole family entertained from sunrise to sunset.


Romance Novel - Be transported to a world of love, passion, and happy endings this summer with a romance novel. They're often light and easy to read, making them the perfect choice for a lazy summer's afternoon. For some good romance book suggestions click here.


Beach Bag - Whether you're heading to the beach, pool or park, a spacious carryall bag is a necessity. Look for one that is lightweight, waterproof and has drainage holes for sand or water like our SUNNYLiFE styles.


Travel Speaker - Keep the tunes playing on repeat with our range of Bluetooth and portable speakers. With long battery life and water-resistant designs, you'll be the life of the party with some of the hottest soundtracks.


Body Lotion - Between sun exposure, humidity, swimming in chlorine and salt water it can be harsh on your skin. Using a good body lotion can help to replenish lost moisture, soothe the skin and keep your skin looking and feeling its best all year round.


Picnic Baskets - Nothing beats a summer picnic and our collection of picnic baskets will have you feeling like a pro. With insulated compartments and plenty of room for food and drinks, you'll be able to enjoy the great outdoors in style.


Lounger Chair - Your summer setup needs a lounger or outdoor chair, they're designed with comfort in mind and transport easily. They also make for a great place to unwind and soak up the summer weather, plus we have so many styles to choose from.


Cooler Bag - Stay cool all summer long with an insulated cooler bag that will keep your water, snacks and picnic delights chilled for hours on end. Available in 2 sizes and matching sets so you can look cool too.


Underwater Camera - Summer is a time for making memories and an underwater camera can help you capture those moments. Whether you're swimming in the ocean, playing in the pool, or exploring a nearby lake, snap up every moment with a SUNNYLiFE Underwater Camera.


There you have it, our top 10 things you need to add to your summer shopping list to level up your beach days and poolside sessions. Happy shopping and catch you out and about this summer.


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