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Best Swim and Beach Cover Ups for Women Over 50

Pool and beach season are almost upon us and trust me, I get it… Shopping for swim attire is not a fun task. Finding the perfect cover-up that’s cute, quick to dry, and not too skimpy can sometimes feel like searching for a needle in a haystack. In today’s post, I’m bringing you a curated collection of effortlessly stylish swim and beach cover-ups that are perfect for women over 50. From breezy kaftans to versatile dresses, these pieces strike the perfect balance between comfort and chic so you can enjoy your sunny days without stress!

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My Favorite Swim and Beach Cover Ups

It never fails, every time I wear this cover-up someone stops me and asks me where I got it. I reach for it more than all of my other cover ups, and I love the stunning swirl pattern! I’m wearing a large. I have also worn it unbuttoned over a camisole. Sizes are almost sold out in the white, but it comes in a stunning hot pink this season!

I love leopard print (are you surprised, haha!) and so this maxi-length leopard print cover-up basically put itself in my cart! This kimono comes in lots of different colors and prints, and I loved it so much that I ordered the solid black version, too. I love so many of the prints that it was hard for me to choose just one.

This striped kimono is super cute and kept me covered when I felt like my shoulders and arms were getting burnt. The drawstrings at the waist let you adjust the fit, and I love the oversized sleeves. While this tie-front kimono cover-up is no longer available in stripes, you can grab it in three different adorable prints for this season.

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The white button-up cover-up (similar) looks great with all of the swimsuits for women over 50. This cover-up is so versatile that I’ll probably be reaching for it the most often. It won’t matter what color swimsuit I wear; this cover-up will look great. I love the 100% cotton lightweight fabric, especially since it won’t be hot this summer. I’m wearing a size large, and this is very generously sized.

More Swim and Beach Cover Ups for Women Over 50

The delicate embroidery on this cover-up from Tommy Bahama adds a touch of charm, while the relaxed fit makes it perfect for lounging poolside or taking a leisurely stroll on the beach. Lightweight and stylish, it will likely become your go-to choice for soaking up the sun in effortless island style.

I love buying versatile pieces that I can wear in multiple ways, like this button-up shirt dress. This cotton fabric is slightly sheer and would look just as cute over a tank top or tee as it would over your bathing suit. This hot pink was screaming my name, but it also comes in light blue, white, and black.

Have you ever heard of Cabana Life? This new to me resort wear brand has so many colorful, stunning prints and patterns, and I thought this cover up was absolutely darling! I had a hard time choosing which print to share because they are all so cute. I love the tassels on this hooded cover-up!

Whether you’ve just swimming laps at the pool or you’re chasing your grandkids around the beach, this hooded cover-up from Speedo will keep you comfortable and protected from the harsh rays of the sun! I like that it has pockets and that it’s constructed using UPF 50+ fabric.

How stunning is this gold and white tunic? Now, this is a cover up I would wear straight from the pool to lunch! Plus, it’s wrinkle-resistant so you can pull it out of your beach bag and throw it on without worrying about it looking all crumpled up.

If you’re looking for a little extra coverage for your legs and bottom as you walk to and from the pool or beach, a pair of cover-up pants is a great option. The side slit keeps this pair cool and breezy, so you won’t get too hot in the summer sun!

Whether you’re lounging by the waves or heading to the hot tub, this cover-up wrap dress ensures you’ll look and feel fabulous wherever your summer adventures take you. I have some other swim pieces by this brand, and the quality is always great. I think wrap dresses are super flattering for almost everyone, and I thought the bold blue print was absolutely gorgeous!

I know a lot of cover-ups tend to run on the shorter side. If you are one of my faithful readers who hates showing off their legs, then this tiered maxi might be your new favorite cover-up! It’s from Land’s End, which, in my opinion, always has such a great selection of swimwear.

It’s hard for me to shop on Amazon sometimes purely because it’s hard for me to pick a single color or print, LOL! This super popular cover-up shirt comes in every color you can think of, from chic neutrals to bold and bright colors like this fluorescent green. If you don’t like fooling with buttons, this popover style top is a great alternative to a button-down cover-up shirt.

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19 Comments

  1. We spend a lot of our spring and summer at our beach home. I love these suits and cover ups. Great post!

  2. sue koren says:

    Sarongs are great too – and very inexpensive!

  3. Julie Lozano says:

    Happy Monday! I hope you had a very HOPPY Easter! Yes, getting a mouse gift from the cat in your life can make any cat mom (or grand cat mom) feel special…as long as it’s stuffed and not..um..dead 😳
    Loving the Speedo and Tiered cover ups…adorable.
    I think I need to hit the gym before I attempt a swimsuit though … 😫😫
    Have a Blessed week!
    Julie

  4. Beautiful swimsuits and coverups! Wish I looked as good as you in a swimsuit! 🙂 I am just a little older than you!
    Thank you!

  5. So many different choices
    Thank you

  6. The shirt style is my favorite.

  7. I am looking for a swimsuit coverup for an upcoming vacation. I too loved the first coverup but can’t bring myself to pay that much for something that will end up laying on the sand or next to the pool. I have several different ones on order from Amazon so 🤞

  8. All gorgeous wraps – beautiful beach location.

  9. Jenniffer Groski says:

    Heading to Florida next week for a girls trip so this post was perfect timing!

    1. That sounds like a great trip!

  10. All of these are cute. It’s hard to pick just one!!

  11. Love the speedo coverup.

  12. Barb Huff says:

    Love the animal print. So gorgeous

  13. Barb Huff says:

    The cover ups are so cute. Love them all. Especially the animal print.

  14. Cute cover ups, the pink hooded one so cute!

  15. Monique Dickerson says:

    Love the beach cover ups! I travel with a large group of women to sunny locales and am always looking for a way to feel less naked walking around in my suit.