June 1, 2023

Freshfields Village: 6 Beach Essentials for Summer in the Lowcountry

While it’s been beach weather in the lowcountry for a few weeks now, the first official day of summer is June 21, so we’ve rounded up six items in The Village to get you ready for the season! From swimsuit to speakers, you’ll be reaching for these beach essentials all summer long. Check out the necessities below that you’re sure to use from Memorial to Labor Day and beyond.

Summertime Shorts

The Shoreline Short from Southern Tide Kiawah is perfect for his closet this summer. These durable shorts are water-resistant and feature wicking fabric that’ll keep him cool all season long. He’ll be ready for any adventure on or near the water in the lowcountry!

Sunny Season Swimsuit

Step out this summer in the bold Lucila Two Piece Swimsuit from Showroom Kiawah! The ruffled detail can be adjusted below or above the shoulders for a versatile look and is paired with a flattering high-waisted bottom. This swimsuit is a staple for your beach (or pool) bag for summertime in the lowcountry!

Supreme Speaker

What is a summer day without tunes to set the mood? The Gen 2 TURTLEBOX is a high-quality, portable, and even waterproof speaker that’s easily carried in one hand for treks to the beach and beyond. Find this beach essential at SeaCoast Sports and Outfitters to set the soundtrack to your summer.

Sweet Swimsuit

The Snorkel Tour Tankini will keep your little one not only cool but cute in their suit all season long. Your little lady will be ready to jump right into summer and splash in style in this suit from The Beaufort Bonnet Company!

Two-Sided Towel

The Mia Floral Bordered Beach Towel from Johnny Was is not only ultra-soft and quick drying, but it’s reversible, too! Featuring a rich color scheme with bold, garden flowers , paired with a geometric border print on the reverse side, this towel is both fashionable and functional.

Sporty Sandal

The shoe you know and love, the Z/2 Classic Sandal by Chaco, features adjustable straps that custom-fit to your foot, a toe-loop for additional forefoot control, and is even podiatrist-certified! Whether you’re strolling through downtown, jumping on the boat, or walking on the beach, these versatile shoes are all you’ll need this summer. Cruise by Coastal Footwear to pick up a pair of Chacos that will have you ready for any adventure during summer in the lowcountry.

Last, but certainly not least, snag a sub from Jersey Mike’s Subs on your way to the shore, because sandwiches are definitely beach essentials. Or pick up from any of our many other grab-n-go spots like Cafe Eugenia, The Co-Op, The Station or Java Java.

Enjoy summer in the lowcountry and don’t forget to tag us on social media!