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Beach Lovers Gift Guide: For An Epic Holiday Season

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Epic Beach Gift Guide

Slyde's taken the chore out of holiday shopping for the beach lover in your life.  

After a whole year of searching for the raddest beach loving items, we bring to you 9 epic gift ideas, to bring you & yours holiday cheer through out the year!

OluKai: Sneakers

olukai shoes

Life in Southern California consists of flip flops 89% of the time, but when that 11% hits it’s clutch to find a shoe that still feels like bare feet sinking into wet sand.
OluKaidelivers high comfort with the “MĀNOA" beach cruisers, by fine tuning epic craftsmanship into an ocean-minded sneaker, that feels like a dream.

Cool Feature Alert: OluKai has a patented Drop-In Heel. A flip down collapsible heel, specifically designed to not crush the back of your sneaker, and allow you to still do the lazy shuffle at your leisure.

Tipsy Elves: Beach Clothes

Fellow Shark Tank alumni and perhaps best known for their award winning ugly Christmas sweaters. Tipsy puts as much effort into the premium quality of their products as they do fun designs. They’ve recently expanded their eye catching apparel to beach wear, and we couldn’t be more stoked. Tipsy delivers epic Hawaiian shirts & boards shorts to keep up with appearances, while making you smile.

Public Notice: If you’re wearing boring clothes, head over to Tipsy Elves and turn your life around.

Hobie: Polarized Glasses

Since 1950, Hobie innovations have been changing the way we live, play and compete on the water. When you need a pair of sunglasses that do it all, the Phin Hydro Collection are your go to shades, delivering a smooth mix of classic California style and modern eyewear performance.

Cool Feature Alert: Hydro Infinity lenses offer a 360 degrees of protection against water, sweat and sunscreen with wrap around lens that repeals it all, and come with a Lifetime Warranty.


A massive Kickstarter success story for stellar reasons. RinseKitdelivers a pressurized spray for up to three minutes, with no pumping or batteries required.

Imagine the strength of a regular household spigot or sink, that can be quickly filled with hot or cold water. This hose on the go, holds up to 2 gallons of water with a spray nozzle that offers 7 different settings from jet stream to a soaking shower. Whether cleaning up after an epic Slyde session or giving the dirty dog a bath,
RinseKit keeps life & water usage efficient & convenient.

Public Notice: RinseKit Partnered with California State Parks to support Water Conservation.

Swell Vision: Bamboo Watch


Swell Vision Bamboo watches are not only a tool that tells time, they’re a statement.

A timepiece that takes an environmentally friendly approach to fashion, while also being lightweight, durable, sustainable, and splash proof.

Bamboo is one of the fastest growing renewable resources on our planet. Swell Vision supports, an eco-friendly combination of style & function, with part of all proceeds donated toJohn Hardy's Green School located in Bali, Indonesia.

Cool Feature Alert: The wooden watch coloration is as unique as it’s owner.  The natural oils of your skin are believed to actually help colorize the watch.

Aloha Collection: Splash Proof Travel Pouch

Who doesn’t want Aloha Friday everyday? These lightweight waterproof travel inspired pouches, are the prefect place to stash damp swimtrunks or speedos, while traveling from beach to bar, pool to plane, and boat to dock.  Or simply consider this a stylish alternative to a man purse. 

Public Notice: Aloha Collection donates 5% of profits annually to a Hawaii conservation organization to help protect the natural beauty of Hawaii.

Slyde Handboards: The Hawaiian Bula Enoka

Hawaiian Handboard

Designed and built to get you barreled.  The Hawaiian Bula Enoka is the culmination of years and riding and shaping handboards by Hawaiian Bodysurfing Royalty, Sean Enoka.  Truly, delivering epic wave riding in the palm your hand.

Cool Feature Alert: Sean shaped his handboards over a mayonnaise jar to get a super deep concave, for extra stick to the wave.

Takeya: ThermoFlask

Takeya is pronounced “TA-KAY-YAH” symbolizes health and sustainability.

Started in Huntington Beach by some beach lovers, these insulated stainless steel water bottles can keep your drink warm for up to 12 hours for your early morning sessions, or cold for up to 24 hours for long beach days.

Staying hydrated all day long, while reducing disposable bottle waste has never looked so good.

Public Notice: Taykeya was inspired by Japanese product design and their eco-friendly approach to solving everyday needs in a positive way.



If volleyball and foursquare had a bay, it'd be called Spikeball
This 2 on 2 game brings quick & easy fun anywhere. From the beach to tailgating this game is for sure cooler than corn hole, and healthier than beer pong. Feeling competitive? Spikeball has an outstanding community of 1,000,000 players in the US & 1,500+ nationally ranked teams ready to trash talk and put your skills to the test.

Cool Feature Alert: Spikeball offers glow in the dark spikeballs to keep you playing long after the sun goes down.

 Fa la la la la, la la la la may all your days be Stoked & Bright!

2 Responses


December 06, 2016

hahaha greg i look sexy in those sexy board shorts and matching shirt


November 17, 2016

Nice spread of beach gear thanks you for sharing. You need to use Steve more for modeling.

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