• Cheers to 25 years: Celebrate with Us!
  • Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Log In
  • Find a Cruise
  • Deals
  • Excursions
  • More
You may also like
Dismiss
7 Things You Need for an Active River Cruise
Best Beachwear for Your Cruise Holiday
Woman Walking on a Caribbean Beach (Photo: Maridav/Shutterstock.com)

Best Beachwear for Your Cruise Holiday

Best Beachwear for Your Cruise Holiday
Woman Walking on a Caribbean Beach (Photo: Maridav/Shutterstock.com)
Caroline Costello
Contributor
Kerry Spencer
Contributor
  • Facebook
  • Pinterest
  • Twitter

A cruise holiday is one of the few times in your life when you'll wear belly-baring bikinis or swimsuits most days, if not everyday, so it pays to be strategic about the type of swimwear you'll pack. Boxes to check: Look for pieces that are stylish, high-quality, but also reasonably priced.

In need of ideas? We've rounded up some of the best swimwear options for your next cruise holiday.

Figleaves Sorrento Polka Dot Shaping Swimsuit

Figleaves Sorrento Polka Dot Shaping Swimsuit (Photo: Figleaves)

Figleaves don't just specialise in elegant lingerie -- stocking over 200 styles to suit all different body types -- it also has a capsule Cruise collection of gorgeous swimwear, including this timeless

red and white polka dot number

that will create a stunning look for the beach or by the pool. The cute design features a halter-neck tie with underwired and shaping support in the body. Part of the Sorrento range, it's also available in a black and white in a bikini, two-piece with a tankini top; Bandeau-style swimsuit and a ruffle-front swimsuit.


Scallop-Detail One Piece Swimsuit

Scallop-Detail One Piece Swimsuit (Photo: Amazon)

We love this

scallop-edge suit

for its simplistic and unfussy design. The one-piece swimsuit features a high neck halter-style with an open back. It's available in four designs to also include white, a tropical leaf print and striped detail.


Nike Spiderback Swimsuit

Nike Spiderback Swimsuit (Photo: Amazon)

For a sportier look to take you straight from the gym to the pool deck, opt for this brightly-coloured

Nike one piece

. This functional suit will help you standout from the crowd thanks to its eye-catching print. The extra straps on the back will also provide added support -- just watch out for unwanted tan lines!


Retro 50s Floral High Waist Bikini

Retro 50s Floral High Waist Bikini (Photo: Amazon)

Jump on the palm leaf-print trend with

this retro style bikini

for a stunning look by the pool or in the ship's spa. The bikini top features a bow detail on the front and adjustable straps, while the ruched high-wait bottoms complete the fifties look. We can't get enough of the gorgeous emerald-green hues of this two-piece suit.


L-Peach Floral Embroidered Kaftan

L-Peach Floral Embroidered Kaftan (Photo: Amazon)

Keep cool on the beach or by the pool and remain stylish with this beautifully-detailed kaftan. This one-size-fit-all embroidered tunic-style dress is full length and perfect for covering up when you're not in the water.


Nautical High-Waist Swimsuit

Nautical High-Waist Swimsuit (Photo: Amazon)

Since nautical bathing suits are a must for truly dedicated cruisers, consider this adorable

sailor-inspired two-piece

. Transform into a waterproof pin-up girl by way of high-waist shorts and a tie-front bikini top. This seaworthy swimsuit features metal sailor-style buttons and straps that tie at the neck, halter-style. You'll feel like the belle of the beach.


Zip-Front Rash Guard

Zip-Front Rash Guard (Photo: Amazon)

Rash guards have become more popular of late, probably due to their many protective qualities. Popular among surfers, rash guards shield against cancer-causing UV rays, jellyfish stings and wind burn. Get lots of coverage but also look darling in this

zip-front rash guard from ATTRACO

, which is quick-drying and fortified with SPF 50 sun protection. Choose from more than a dozen colour options to match all your bikini bottoms.


Cruise Critic is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.

Updated January 08, 2020

How was this article?

Featured News

1
Odyssey of the Seas Cruise Ship Arrives into Fort Lauderdale for the First Time
5
Carnival Clarifies Vaccination Requirements for Galveston Cruises, Allows Small Number of Unvaccinated Children
Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

We have updated the Cruise Critic Privacy and Cookie Statement effective on October 1, 2020. Please click here for more information.