Fun in the Sun with Tesalate Beach Towels Review

| August 9, 2019 | 14 Comments

Is there anything better than relaxing at a beach on a sunny summer day? Warm weather in Canada is only here for a few months, and one of the best ways to soak up some fun in the sun is to pack up your beach towels, sunglasses, and sunscreen and have beach day! They’re the perfect way to cool down, have a cold drink surrounded by amazing company, and, if you’re lucky, get that perfect tan! 

Although, having an excellent beach towel that’s easy to pack is key to getting the most of your outing. Especially one that doesn’t start collecting enough sand to build a sand castle while you’re attempting to tan! Or worse, stays wet for longer than it should after a refreshing swim! Nobody wants their beach day to feel like a drag because of an uncooperative towel! 

Thankfully, Tesalate has revolutionized the traditional beach towel by creating one that’s stylish, versatile, functional, and sand-free! They asked if I would be interested in reviewing two of their beach towels, and I couldn’t wait to have some fun in the sun this summer with Tesalate’s revolutionary design!

Fun in the Sun with Tesalate Beach Towels

Fun in the Sun with Tesalate Beach Towels Review
Two Tesalate beach towels in their drawstring bags with a pair of sunglasses.

Tesalate has over a dozen beautiful beach towel designs to choose from! I was fortunate enough to be able to pick the two designs I personally loved the most to review, which were:

Towel Features

All of Tesalate’s towels are proudly made in Australia with their exclusive AbsorbLite™ fabric! This allows for a towel that can repel sand and dry rapidly, while also remaining compact and light!

Besides being the perfect companion towel for your trips to the beach, its versatility allows you to pack it with you on your travels, to dry off at the pool, as a gym towel, or as a yoga mat!

By using cutting-edge textile technology, Tesalate’s AbsorbLitefabric was engineered to create a beach towel that can be: 

  • Sand free.
  • Full sized towel: 160cm x 80cm / 63 x 31 inches.
  • Ultra absorbent. It can absorb at least 1 litre (33 oz.) litre of water!
  • Rapid-drying.
  • Compact when rolled. Easily fits in any bag!
Fun in the Sun with Tesalate Beach Towels Review
Woman with Tesalate towel wrapped around shoulders.

Shipping and Prices

It had been years since I’d taken the time to enjoy a lovely beach day, so it’s safe to say that I was very excited to receive my towels for this review! Plus, not only does Tesalate offer free standard shipping and returns for all of Canada, but it only took about a week after my order was placed for me to receive my towels, which had been shipped all the way from Chullora, Australia! Out of all the online orders I’ve placed within the past years, Tesalate by far has some of the quickest and best shipping out there, and they’re shipping from Australia! Not to mention I wasn’t charged any additional duty fees! Talk about a steal!

Each regular beach towel retails for $79 CAN. If you’re looking for a larger towel, Tesalate has you covered too! Each Towel for Two retails at $139 CAN, which is double the size of the regular! They measure at: 160cm x 160cm / 63 x 63 inches. These towels would be fantastic for a family or a couple looking to soak up the sun!

Plus, if you sign up for their newsletter, you’ll also get 10% off of your first order! It truly doesn’t get any better than that!

Fun in the Sun with Tesalate Beach Towels Review
Two Tesalate beach towels at the beach with sunglasses, flips flops, and food.

A Perfect Beach day with Tesalate!

On a perfect summer’s afternoon, I brought my two Tesalate towels to the beach for a well deserved tanning session and a quick dip in the water. For a beach towel that’s relatively thinner than others I currently own, I was surprised by how soft and comfortable it was to lay on! After a good wash, the AbsorbLite™ material felt even softer to the touch! I love it so much!

Undoubtedly, the most incredible feature for these towels are that they remain sand-free. No sand gets into the towel. You can easily brush it off the towel with your hand! Personally, I’m so accustomed to leaving the beach with wet and sand-filled towels that I almost couldn’t believe what my eyes were seeing! There wasn’t a single grain of sand left on either the Malibu or Mahalo towels after giving them a good shake and packing them back up in the lovely (and complimentary!) drawstring bag your towel arrives in. The only grains of sand I brought back home that day were those stuck between my toes! 

Fun in the Sun with Tesalate Beach Towels Review
Fun in the Sun with Tesalate Beach Towels Review

Be mindful of the wind!

Unfortunately, it happened to be a very windy day throughout my beach outing. I noticed that whenever I wasn’t lying on my towel, the edges had the tendency to lift, and the towel would get caught in the wind as well. I’d have to repeatedly rearrange it and lay it down flat again, especially if the wind began to blow too much sand onto the towel. A quick fix is to simply put down a bag or any heavier items you may have on you (ex: water bottle, picnic basket) on the towel to ensure it stays nice and flat when you aren’t using it!

This is such a minor issue in comparison to how absorbent they are (at least a litre of water!) and how quickly they can dry! In under ten minutes after drying off from my quick dip in the water, I had a beach towel that looked immaculate. You couldn’t even tell I’d used it! 

Another lovely little feature are the reversible designs. You can flip the towel around and enjoy another design at your heart’s content!

Fun in the Sun with Tesalate Beach Towels Review
Woman at the beach with a Tesalate Malibu beach towel around her waist.

The best towel I’ve owned!

Tesalate’s beach towels are definitely a tad pricier than most regular towels, but I would absolutely recommend them at 1000%! They’re an investment worth making simply for their versatility, practicality, and unique features. In the past, I found trips to the beach to be such a hassle, and I felt as though I’d brought home the entire beach with me; however, having two amazing towels this last trip made a world of difference! I’ll definitely be using my Tesalate towels at home, for future beach trips, at the pool, and even the gym!

Please feel free to visit their website to admire their gorgeous lookbook filled with their various beach towels design! You can also take a look at their Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram pages as well!

What are some of your favourite beach day memories? 
Share in the comments below!

Disclaimer: I received products from Tesalate in order to write this review. The views I shared are my own.

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Christelle, but please call me Chrisi. Cinnamon hot chocolate connoisseur. Honorary Princess. Registered Nurse and aspiring writer to be.

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  1. Suzie B says:

    Ive seen these towels online before and they sound awesome (and have great prints!)- I would love to try them out for myself!

  2. Shirley P says:

    These towels have really pretty designs I l would love to have a few towels that I can use at the beach and not have a car load of sand to vacumn It would be awesome

    • Christelle says:

      It’s honestly the best feature of these towels! I absolutely loved not feeling as though I was bringing back the entire beach with me into my car. Plus there’s so many beautiful designs to choose from!

  3. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    Sure they’re pricey but no doubt worth every penny for all that they accomplish that other beach towels don’t! I’d love to have that double sized one 🙂

    • Christelle says:

      I couldn’t agree more! The double sized one looks so amazing (and comfortable to lay on too)! Definitely worth every penny!

  4. micheline says:

    My favourite is the Bohemian – Towel for Two

  5. Calvin says:

    Great pattern design.. some cool towels here. I think they are all well made.

  6. Florence Cochrane says:

    They look like really nice towels. I like that they are sand free.

  7. Michelle says:

    Great review! I love the patterns. The fact that they are sand free make them an absolute must have for the beach! I hate trying to dry off with a towel covered in sand.

  8. JoKing says:

    Ugg I always hate bringing the sand in the car. This sounds like a great way to minimize that with beauty.

  9. Debbie White-Beattie says:

    Great review and I agree, the colours and patterns are beautiful

  10. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    I’m really surprised that I didn’t hear about these towels since I visited my daughter when she was living in Australia a few times. We were often on the beach so you’d think I would have.

  11. Greg Escaper says:

    Tesalate Beach is one of the best beaches that I’ve been to, and I plan to visit this beach once again in the future. My friends had an amazing time when they were there, as well. This time, we’ll be going together.

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