The sun is shining, and that beach life is calling. Think bohemian beach clubs right on the surf by night, and lazy afternoons with a cocktail and Kindle under the shade of lush palm trees.
With dozens of beautiful beaches less than 3 hours away by plane, every season is island getaway season.
Get inspired to hit the surf with these 15 one-pieces that are equal parts chic and practical.
We love this one-piece for its underwire support, detachable halter neck detail for when we need more support and sexy mesh details.
Swimsuit meets evening wear with this elegant number, and we highly recommend it for your next moonlit beach soiree.
Diamond Mesh Cupped Swimsuit, $63.35 from ASOS
Is it lingerie, or is it a swimsuit? Whichever way, we are loving this one-piece for its flattering cut, pretty prints and sexy mesh paneling and cut outs. Pair with espadrilles and a floppy sunhat and hit the boardwalk channeling your inner Victoria Secrets Angel.
River Island Moulded Deep Plunge Floral Swimsuit, $80.24 from ASOS
You’re first class all the way, and the only parties you go to (at home or aboard) are VIP only. Your favourite drink is probably champagne, and you’re not the type to show up at beach party (even a casual one), in god forbid, a bikini top and shorts.
Gem Encrusted Deep Plunge Embellished Swimsuit, $116.13 from ASOS
If you’re hitting the beach for some surfing, zip into this gorgeous one-piece instead of a boring rash vest.
While the typical rash vest and bikini bottom combo does admittedly look, cool, it’s not fun having to adjust your briefs every time you wipe out. It is a little pricey, but c’mon, how could any girl say no to this?
Mara Hoffman Long Sleeved Swimsuit, $606 from ASOS
This has ‘luxury vacation’ written all over it.
With the velvet fabric set against the baroque inspired chest embroidery, it’s a one-piece that will turn more than one head if you get our drift.
Velvet High-Neck One-Piece Swimsuit, $664.40 from SheShops
Nude and muted colours will never go out of style: they’ve got an innate sense of sophistication that all females desire.
This antique-rose one piece perfectly displays just that, allowing the cut of the swimsuit to do the talking. Team with a large brim floppy hat and wedged sandals for the Marbella vibes.
Melissa Odabash Phuket cutout swimsuit, $231 from Net-a-porter
Sometimes, simplicity overrides ‘loud’. Yes, we love self-expression but you can over express, particularly with your outfits.
This plain one swimsuit with just a light ruffle to the top hem is stylish and classic…and with a built in bra, you don’t need to worry that you’ll accidentally expose yourself!
Temptation One-Shoulder Swimsuit, $541.50 from SheShops
Take the boudoir to the beach with this head-turning piece. It seems almost plain at first glance, before your eye starts to notice the gorgeous print, unique cut and strategic mesh panels.
With its thicker straps and elasticated back strap, practicality meets femininity for the perfect swimsuit.
Somedays Lovin Lost In The Sun Swimsuit, $160.70 from ASOS
This almost-atheleisure swimsuit is perfect for those of you tired of weird tan lines from cutouts, or teeny bikinis you have to move carefully in.
Paint the town red in style and comfort with this minimalist piece that is still sexy despite barely showing any skin.
Calvin Klein Cheeky Vest Swimsuit, $168.92 from ASOS
What is not to love about this one-piece? From its super-cool rope lace up details to that super fun print, we can see ourselves lounging by a rooftop pool in the middle of Ubud’s lush vegetation already!
Also features a sexy low back that’ll look awesome on Instagram.
Jaded London Leaf Print Rope Lace Up Swimsuit, $116.13 from ASOS
Oh we do heart MOSCHINO. They have a knack to continually deliver fun-and-cheeky-yet-classy pieces, and this swimsuit is of no exception.
With a scooped back and flamingo motif on the front, it just screams to be worn on a tropical holiday hideaway.
MOSCHINO Printed swimsuit $139 from Net-a-porter
This nod to nautical chic is so versatile, it’ll work whether you’re on a private yacht party or just chilling by the pool.
Pair with gold accessories, large black sunglasses and a gauzy cover-up to channel some serious South of France vibes.
Pour Moi Monochrome Plunge Swimsuit, $84.46 from ASOS
Go retro with this cult favourite, featuring super high curved sides and a comfortable stretch nylon spandex.
We love Triangl for their well-made and comfortable bikinis, and their one-pieces don’t disappoint either. From surfing to sunning, be always photo-ready with this stunner.
Triangl JARAH in Pink, $138.39 from Triangl
Flatter any body type with this elegant minimal one-piece. Not only is it perfect for everything from poolside parties to paddle boarding, it’s sustainable and environment friendly too.
It’s made from sustainable fabrics and recycled fishing nets and other waste material. And at that price? Make this your go-to LBS (little black swimsuit).
Gathered Waist Band Swimsuit, $42.23 from ASOS
This one-piece is party in the front and back, with its deep plunge and scoop back.
If you’re growing weary of sunny, tropical florals, go dark with this elegant piece instead. We love that it has padded cups, meaning you won’t have to deal with nipple covers.
Seafolly Escape Floral Plunge Swimsuit, $240.71 from ASOS
Whether it’s in a flat lay with pineapples or against a backdrop of turquoise waters, this swimsuit is 100% made for Instagram.
It’s everything you want in a suit: bold colours, beautiful print, and the perfect balance of sexy and sweet.
River Island Floral Print Scallop Edge Swimsuit, $73.90 from ASOS
Featuring adorable embroidered patches, this subtly sexy one-piece is clearly a nod to Maine.
Channel your inner seaport goddess in this plunge-high-legged number that’s comfortable enough for surfing, thanks to its secure racer back. Do note it isn’t padded.
Racer Back Plunge Swimsuit, $54.90 from ASOS
The land meets the ocean in this stunning one-piece, with a print guaranteed to turn heads wherever you go.
Featuring a bold open back and Brazilian cut, flaunt all those hours you spent at the gym in this ocean-goddess number.
Ted Baker Henrila Swimsuit, $168.92 from ASOS
Take a leaf out of ASOS’ styling and rock this one-piece with a messy up-do, body chains and colourful sarong.
With its sexy cutouts and perfect plunge, look effortless chic whether you’re lounging on the sand or having pool bar cocktails.
South Beach Plunge Tie Back Swimsuit, $46.45 from ASOS
Move over Baywatch one-pieces, we have this pillar box red number by Jonathan Simkhai in our midst. With a crisscross back detail and plunging lace up front detail, this swimsuit is not for the faint hearted. Least you can rely on this one to hold you in place post-dip: all those straps make it hard for you to fall out of it!
Jonathan Simkha Mesh-trimmed Lace-up Swimsuit, $393 from Net-a-porter