The best way to protect your baby from getting too much sun at the beach is with a beach tent. There are all kinds of different tents that can be used at the beach from small little tents just for a baby to larger all encompassing tents that the whole family can use.
I would definitely recommend every family who has a baby or any young kids, buy a tent for the beach to not only provide some shade out of the sun’s rays but also a nice comfortable area where they can eat or nap.
Here are my recommendations for the best baby beach tents to help keep your little guy or gal out of the sun at the beach or even some place like the park.
This particular tent offers the highest UPF rating available right now, which means that it will block out the sun’s rays from entering any part of the tent.
It is also made of a waterproof polyester material which means you don’t have to worry about it getting wet or leaking through to your child inside the tent.
Another great feature of this tent is that it has a bottom on the inside so your little one stays away from the sand. Some tents and beach canopies for babies only offer the sides and no bottom so you have to sorry about keeping your child away from the sand as well.
If you have ever set up a tent before you know what a pain it can be, but this beach tent literally pops up and down in a matter of seconds. No fiddling around trying to figure out what goes where and then it folds up into a nice neat package to pack away in your vehicle.
This beach baby tent is the perfect size for a baby or a younger child as it’s not too large but there is enough room for an adult to get into the tent and help the child. There have been plenty of people who have used this tent and remarked that they had no problem sitting in the tent with their child.
The tent does come with spikes so it can be staked into the ground for extra precautions when it’s windy or when you are using it on a solid ground surface such as in your backyard or at a park.
It also has a window on the back for air flow into the tent so your little one doesn’t get overheated.
This is another great option for a young child or a baby at the beach. This is one is quite a bit bigger so that it can fit multiple kids inside and you can even set up some chairs over the overhang part so mom and dad can get some shade as well.
The total size of this beach tent is 7.5 feet by 4.5 feet. It has two zippered doors that can be completely shut or you can leave one or both of them open for some ventilation inside.
This tent is nice if you want a space were you can have some privacy to do things like change, change diapers, or breastfeed. It is large enough that an adult can knee inside the tent comfortably as the center height is 57″.
This shade shelter will provide protection from the sun as it has UV Guard Protection of SPF 50+. You can easily close up both doors and just leave a small space open for ventilation so your baby will be protected the whole time from the sun.
Another nice feature that makes this beach tent so popular for families is that it is compact and that it can fold up quite nicely and won’t take up a lot of space. With everything else you will have to haul to the beach, the provided carry bag is a nice added bonus as well. This tent will easily fit into your suitcase for vacation.
There is a floor mat provided as well as extra long stakes and sandbags so that you can make sure even in windy conditions your tent stays in place on the sand.
This tent is big enough that this would also work nice for picnics or even for kids to play with in the backyard as well.
It does come in multiple colors, green (shown above), pink, orange, and blue/lime.
If you are looking for a tent for the beach so that the whole family can be in the shade or you have a few kids that will be playing in the tent, this this cabana tent is one of the best you can buy.
It is simple and easy to set up and it is lightweight so you don’t have to worry about lugging it down to the beach and it weighing a ton.
The tent measures 96″ x 54″ x 48″ and is big enough for several kids and even adults to be inside the tent in the shaded area.
You can even set chairs up inside the cabana and be comfortable sitting down inside with plenty of room while your baby plays behind you in the tent area. This is truly a family beach tent that will provide shade for everyone. The capacity is 4 adult people, which means you can easily fit more younger children than 4 in the cabana tent.
There are sand pockets on the outside of the tent to provide stability and keep the tent grounded.
The cabana offers 3 large roll up windows so not only will you get air ventilation in the front but also through the sides and back if you want.
This is definitely a great option for families who may have more than one child or who may want to cut down on having to bring a tent for the baby as well as a beach umbrella for the parents. This gives you an all-in-one option for both babies, kids, and adults.
The tent would be great for not only the beach but for the backyard and the park as well.
Here’s another picture of the cabana to give you an idea of what it looks like with chairs and other beach supplies: