Surf Sider Beach Tent Beach Cabana

$29.95

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Surf Sider Beach Tent, a Shade USA exclusive. We’ve combined all the cool and useful features from other beach cabanas into one compact affordable sun shelter…. super compact, full UV protection, simple to erect and even a carry bag which makes sense.

“We bought this sun shelter to use for our family at the beach while we’re windsurfing. We used it for a total of about 20 days this summer including a 9-day and an 8-day stretch where we left it pitched on the beach day and night. We were on windy beaches but it was behind a few bushes for the most part so it was slightly sheltered, but still windier than your average beach (since we windsurf!). It held up to the conditions really well and shows no signs of wear after this summer.

I love that there is no floor in it because our daughters could play in the sand in the tent out of the sun!! We put a picnic blanket in it if we didn’t want to be in the sand, which makes clean up much easier too (you can’t avoid getting sand inside a tent when you’re on the beach). The ventilation flaps kept it cool enough for playing/sitting/napping inside without overheating.

It doesn’t take that long to setup (and it’s simple).”. GMG – Vancouver

Features include:

  • Cool crystal blue canopy
  • No uncomfortable plastic floor to deal with so folding is a breeze
  • SPF 55+ with silver interior lining to prevent UV penetration (always wear sun screen to protect from lateral rays).
  • Generous footprint: 9′ x 4.5′ and 4.5′ entry (also available in Max size, see below for details)
  • Super compact and suitcase ready: folds to just 22″ length by 4″ diameter, so it will pack into any travel or carry case.
  • Vented wall windows
  • Interior gear bags sewn to each wall so your stuff stows sand-free
  • Simple 3-pole assembly (see set up below)
  • Sand bags at the corners for extra securing at the beach.
  • Available sand tether option for extra security in the wind, just $12.95
  • Stakes included too for hard-packed soils.
  • Carry bag which is 30% larger than rolled shelter, so you won’t waste time trying to stow your tent after a long day at the beach
  • Weighs just 5 pounds for standard size beach tent.
  • Also available in “Max” size, 30% larger and with all the cool features of the standard Surf Sider Beach Tent: 12′ x 6′ x 6′ footprint with a 6′ entry. folds to compact 26″ x 5″ diameter for super portability. 9 pounds. $29.95
  • $29.95 (standard) – (49.95 Max)
  • See Surf Sider Beach Tent Sun Shelter Video
  • Click here to see set up instructions on Surf Sider Beach Tent Product
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Additional information

Weight 9 lbs
Size

Standard, Extra Large

Customer Reviews

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W.
This was everything and more

I packed this sun shade tent in my luggage and used it for 5 days for sun protection on the beach. By day two I was setting the tent up with a friend in about 5 minutes. Super easy. Provided great protection. I had one issue, not with the tent but the carry bag. The stitching came apart around the cinch cord on the first day I used the tent so now the bag doesn't close.

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G.M.G.
Perfect for windsurfing beaches - amazing value

We bought this sun shelter to use for our family at the beach while we're windsurfing. We used it for a total of about 20 days this summer including a 9-day and an 8-day stretch where we left it pitched on the beach day and night. We were on windy beaches but it was behind a few bushes for the most part so it was slightly sheltered, but still windier than your average beach (since we windsurf!). It held up to the conditions really well and shows no signs of wear after this summer. I love that there is no floor in it because our daughters could play in the sand in the tent out of the sun!! We put a picnic blanket in it if we didn't want to be in the sand, which makes clean up much easier too (you can't avoid getting sand inside a tent when you're on the beach). The ventilation flaps kept it cool enough for playing/sitting/napping inside without overheating. It doesn't take that long to setup (and it's simple) but if you're just using it for an hour at a time the popup style might be better. For our use (whole afternoons at least) we found the extra 5 minutes of setup time well worth it for having a sturdy shelter. I would buy this shelter again and recommend it to friends.

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B.t.
Four years later

Bought in 2013. After many many uses, it is still in use. Carry bag gave it up years ago. I found a softball bat bag works great. Separate compartment for tent and poles. Has survived many times being checked luggage. I added a small stainless steel ice scoop to the bag. Works great for filling and burying the bags. Screen widows work great letting a breeze go thru. Tent has survived many high wind situations. Hanging pockets work great for keeping phones/wallets/ lotion sand free and dry. I do rinse the cover and clean any sand out of the poles after each beach outing. If you manage to break a pole, you can get kits online to replace/repair. I'm 6+ft tall, tent fits two lawn chairs, ice chest and backpacks (max size). Best money I have spent for camping/beach gear.

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S.
Great item for the beach

Purchased this item for a week long beach vacation with the grandkids. Easy to assemble, easy to carry and worked great.

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D.C.
Great for air travel

Great for air travel. Lightweight, and easy set up. Cleans up and packs easy.