Spring break beckons after the long, cold winter. Whether you’re heading to the sunny beaches of Florida or the crystal clear waters of Mexico, it’s time to swap sweaters for swimsuits, boots for flip flops, and get ready for fun under the sun. Here are 12 stylin’, colorful items you’ll want to pack before you make your spring break escape.

Fall-Proof Swim Trunks

Just Bones Boardwear swim trunks for boys and men stand out in the beach crowd with their classy, colorful designs. They are also droop-proof: these trunks feature a patented adjustable waist hidden underneath a Velcro® flap at the waistband, so they won’t drop when you’re trying to make a splash.

Sweet Shoes You’ll Want to Bite 

Hot Chocolate Design (HCD) is internationally known for its fun and funky shoe designs. You’ll want to bite into these delicious, watermelon-inspired mary janes.

A Cheerful Tote

Sunnies, sunscreen, a beach towel, and a book will all fit into this colorful carry-all by Boutique Mexico. Best of all, Boutique Mexico creates close relationships with its artisans to help end poverty in Mexico.

Purple Passport Holder

Keep your passport handy with this colorful Ariana Pierce passport holder. Sturdy and sleek, the passport holder also comes in bright red.

Giant Inflatable Flamingo

For the spring break gal who has everything, a giant, inflatable flamingo promises plenty of pool or ocean-time fun and relaxation.

Seaside Cupcake Set

Why bake with flour, butter, and sugar when you can make delicious cupcakes out of sand? This fun Melissa and Doug Seaside Sidekicks Sand Cupcake Set will keep your little bakers busy on the beach.

A Monster-Sized Beach Towel

A gigantic, 54” x 72” terry towel is big enough for two or three people at 27 square feet. Convenient straps also make it easy to tote, for kids and adults alike.

A Seven Seas-Inspired Bib Necklace

This trendy bib necklace brings out the bling of the seven seas. At $6.99 on Amazon it’s a steal.

Mermaid Tail
Embrace your inner mermaid on spring break with this gorgeous, swim-friendly mermaid tail. Made of fabric that provides UV protection, the tails come in child, adult, and plus sizes—so everyone can be a mermaid!
Wide-Brimmed Sun Hat

Protect your skin and your spring break style with a colorful, Physician Endorsed Party Time Sun Hat. The wide brim and UPF 50+ design will keep you safe as you sip pina coladas under the sun.

Life-Saving Dino Vest

Swimming safety is a priority whether you’re heading to Hawaii or your backyard swimming pool. This sweet Speedo Kids Supersauras Lifevest makes for a worry-free spring break swimming experience—in a colorful pattern your kids will love.

Retro Sunglasses

Giant retro-style sunnies like these by Giant Vintage offer wider protection, thanks to their large frames. Protect your eyes from the sun in style!

Still searching for a spring break destination? Check out these six spring break hotspots.