Beach ready sundresses that you will love on your next vacation.


Before you head out to a tropical island, white sand beach, or warm-weather city, consider your sundress arsenal the one-and-done solution that will take you through morning, noon, and night—with a simple change of shoes and swap of jewelry.

With midis, minis, and maxis to choose from, these sundresses practically style themselves and will insure that, easeful as they might be, you’ll pack a strong style punch.

Besides, a great beach sundress is your chance to have all eyes on you.

Our Picks


Agua by Agua Bendita Floral-Print Organic Cotton Sundress

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Columbian brand Agua by Agua Bendita is just the thing if you’re looking for an ultra-feminine look with the right amount of head-turning flair.

Style this midi sundress with slides and heels alike.


La Ligne Floral Halter Neck Silk Sundress

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For the early-aughts beachy vibe, opt for a two-tone tropical floral sundress with that throwback bandeau halter neck style.

Bonus points for a cut that hits just at ankle-length for easy morning-to-night transitions.

RELATED: Best 20 Floral Dresses For Everyday Wear


LemLem Belted Striped Cotton Midi Sundress

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Woven in Ethiopia, LemLem instantly transports you to its origins, allowing the handcrafted nature of the dresses from artisans to make you feel as though you’re basking in the sun, no matter where you’re headed.

This sundress is a great swimwear topper and evening dress alike.


Farm Rio Smocked Maxi Sundress

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There’s nothing quite like the bright colors and bold prints of Farm Rio, and this maxi sundress is no exception.

For a throw-on-and-go dress that looks as breezy as a sarong but offers a little more tailoring, shop this shoulder-tie style.

RELATED: 13 Best Wrap Maxi Dresses


Sunday Best Sundress

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The magic of the little white sundress is real…especially during warmer months…and especially on vacation.

Go edgy with a leather jacket and silver jewelry or sweet with the addition of floral earrings, colorful sandals, and more, slip into this tiered white mini sundress.

RELATED: Everyone Needs that Little White Beach Dress


Dolce & Gabbana Bustier Floral-Print Midi Sundress

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For a little bit of a splurge, Dolce & Gabbana will always transport you to the Italian riviera. And who doesn’t want that, no matter where you’re headed?

With bright colors and whimsical prints, it’s a perfect beach vacation sundress… for always.


Zimmermann Cut Out Midi Sundress

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We dare you to show a little skin when shopping for that perfect after-sundown beach dress.

A casual wrapped style with just the right amount of torso revealed, it’s an easy-breezy, beach-ready style.

RELATED: 14 Cut Out Dresses to Show A Little Skin


Mille Maui Floral Print Cotton Dress

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Mille is one of the few brands that perfectly balances flowy silhouettes with casual tailoring, offering an arsenal of dresses that move in the wind, but don’t feel as though they’re overwhelming.

And this cotton sundress is no exception to the rule.

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Matteau Floral-Print Organic Cotton Mini Dress

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You already love Matteau for their swimwear, so why not shop them for their equally-perfect swimwear toppers? The best part of their beach dresses?

In a slew of neutral-colored florals, they style equally well with lace-up sandals for a night out on the town.

RELATED: 17 Best Beach Dresses You’ll Love for Every Vacation


Wearing a flowy sundress, billowing in the wind, makes you look (and feel) like a princess — or even a sun goddess. Shop our elegant suggestions for your next romantic beach getaway!


Anthropologie Bow-Tie Maxi Dress

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This is the dress for a romantic getaway! With an oversized bow detail and flounced hem, this statement sundress will add feminine charm to your vacation dream.


Free People Santa Maria Maxi Dress

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This maxi sundress is effortlessly chic. Can’t you picture the wind rushing through the dramatic tiered skirt and crochet lace insets?

RELATED: 14 Best Crochet Dresses We’re Obsessed with


Athleta Sun Dress

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The “Presidio” Dress is silky and light, made with Athleta’s wrinkle-resistant trademarked recycled featherweight stretch fabric.

This carefree, flowy style sundress even has pockets!


Tiare Hawaii Dahlia Maxi Dress

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This soft tie-dye sundress with hem slits is perfect to wear on your beach getaway!

The feminine, flowy cut also flatters your figure with a smocked waist detail.


Reistor The Beach to Bar Dress

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“The Beach to Bar” Dress is exactly that: a versatile maxi sundress perfect for your beach vacation.

Silky bemberg cupro fabric and side slits add an ethereal and flowy vibe.


Endless Summer Look Into the Sun Maxi Dress

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This maxi dress by Endless Summer was designed for a sun goddess. Crinkly crepe fabric with a deep V-neck and adjustable rope halter make this sundress fun and sexy!


Lulus Floral Print Satin Maxi Dress

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Lulus’ floral sundress is perfect for an elegant beachside occasion.

Its princess-seamed bodice and surplice neckline is beautiful and feminine, while the gathered skirt with front slit are simply regal.

Pro Tip


When it comes to your warm-weather wardrobe, you want to pack light, but chicly.

A sundress is just the thing to take you from the beach to drinks after-hours, so make sure to have some of your favorites on hand to style with water sandals by day and heeled sandals by night.

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