These 20 Beach Wedding Favors Are Sure to Impress Guests

Choose from 20 of our favorite ocean-inspired finds to thank guests for coming to your big day.
Driftwood box with starfish, rope and seashells
bonnie elmann the knot contributing writer
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Bonnie Elmann
bonnie elmann the knot contributing writer
Bonnie Elmann
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Updated Aug 07, 2021
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Whether you're planning a nautical-themed bash or a destination wedding, beach wedding favors are the perfect way to thank your wedding guests. Not only will they go home with something special (like a straw tote bag or festive shot glass), but they'll also remember your special day for years to come.

The best part: beach-themed weddings are super popular, so you'll find you have plenty of wedding favor options to choose from. Since you likely have to buy a bunch of party favors to satisfy your guest list, we made sure to choose options that are both affordable and stylish. Ready to get shopping? Here are some of our faves.

Dash Of Southern Sass Personalized Starfish Wedding Favor Bags

Natural colored bag with colorful starfishes and personalized thank you

Send guests home with homemade treats or mini bottles of hand sanitizer packed into these beachy starfish gift bags. The best part: They can be personalized with your names and wedding date for a truly bespoke touch.

My Wedding Favors Boat Anchor Charm

Rustic anchor charm

This brass boat anchor charm can be clasped to a keychain or used as decor in your guests' homes. Not only do anchors make a logical (and charming!) nautical wedding favor, but they have the added meaning of symbolizing your commitment to each other. So sweet!

The Knot Shop Paddle Fan

Delicate white hand fan with wooden handle

This next gift is pretty and practical, especially if you're hosting your event on the hot summer sand. These hand fans (which are available in several different colors, including crisp white and pretty blush) will help guests stay cool and make for a fun take-home gift, too.

The Knot Shop Beach Theme Wooden Trinket Boxes

Driftwood box with starfish, rope and seashells

Lean into your beach theme by gifting guests with a driftwood box that includes beachy tokens like starfish, seashells and rope. Add a few pieces of saltwater taffy and top it off with a personalized gift tag to complete the look.

My Wedding Favors Personalized Nautical Anchor Favor Box

Gift box with white and navy stripes, gold anchor design and navy tag with gold wheel

These nautical gift boxes would be the perfect addition to a reception candy bar or take-home dessert bar. Customize your pick with different ribbon colors and a personalized label—guests are sure to appreciate the DIY touch.

Sequins & Lipstick Personalized Nautical Can Cooler

Navy cooler with sailor knot motif in white and personalized name and wedding date

Take the idea of tying the knot to a whole new level with these charming drink sleeves. You can choose from dozens of different colors (including a very on-theme navy), then personalize the sailor knot motif with your names and wedding date.

My Wedding Favors White Deck Chair Candle Holders

White driftwood chair candleholder with starfish and seashell on blue net

How adorable are these beach candle favors? Wedding guests can place this driftwood deck chair and starfish net candle on their nightstand or dining room table, then fill it with a tealight for a calming glow.

The Knot Shop Ceramic Seahorse Bottle Stopper

White ceramic seahorse wine opener

Keep the party going with a wine stopper party favor. This charming white ceramic seahorse will make a perfect addition to any home bar.

Marta's Cakes And Cookie Beach Wedding Cookies

Star, shellfish, sand dollar cookies

The best beach-themed wedding favors are the edible ones, wouldn't you agree? Especially when they're as deliciously adorable as these custom sugar cookies, which feature the likeness of shells, starfish, sand dollars and a personalized beach scene with your initials in the sand—swoon!

Kimono Robe Store Flip Flop Bottle Openers

White and blue flip flops with personalized couple name and wedding date

What's a beach party without comfortable shoes? Guests can change into flip-flops at the end of the night and receive a flip-flop bottle opener to remind them of your summer wedding. You could also hand these out at a bridal shower or bachelorette party, too.

My Wedding Favors Personalized Beach Themed Caramel Popcorn Wedding Favors

Popcorn in blue custom bag with sand dollar

Who doesn't love a yummy treat after a long night of dancing? Send guests home with snack bags filled with popcorn and designed with a personalized seashell logo.

Customized By Kathy By the Shore Sand Dollar Coaster

White sand dollar coaster

This sweet sand dollar coaster helps guests keep the party going once they get home, giving them a dry spot to place their drink. Bonus: You can personalize them with a thank-you tag, making it a truly stress-free wedding reception gift.

Letter + Leather Beach Wedding Palm Tree Luggage Tags

Blue leather luggage tag with gold palm tree

Planning a destination wedding? These chic leather palm tree luggage tags are the perfect way to thank guests for making the trip with you (and ensure they don't lose their luggage on the way home!). We love the aqua color, but you could also choose from beachy shades like sky blue and coral.

Party City Black Straw Beach Mat

Straw beach mat

After partying all night at your wedding reception, your guests will probably want to relax. Enter: This roll-up straw beach mat, which they can easily tote to the pool, beach or park.

Hershey's Wedding Beach Chocolate Mix

Candy with beach designs in pink and blue and custom messages

Include these beach-themed Hershey's chocolates in a tote bag or box meant for guests. The melt-in-your-mouth chocolate will taste all the more sweet thanks to the ocean-inspired wrappers!

Silly Soap Shop Ocean Breeze Bath Bomb

Ocean Breeze bath bomb in white and blue

Give guests the gift of a little relaxation with this ocean-scented bath bomb. The aqua and white color palette just screams "tropical vacation" and it turns the water a brilliant Caribbean blue.

My Wedding Favors Beach Party Frosted Glass Votive

Blue candleholders with seashell print

These beach candle favors combine romance and the sea into one keepsake gift for guests. With frosted glass and a seashell print, these votive candles can also be placed around your wedding venue or lit around your guest book.

Best Day Ever Spot Spread Love Sun Tan Lotion Wedding Favor

White mini sunscreen bottle with custom message "Spread Love"

Encourage (safe) fun in the sun with a personalized mini bottle of sunscreen. These would make for a great addition to your weekend welcome bags so that guests can lather up all weekend long.

xoxo Favor Company Personalized Starfish Lip Balm Party Favor

Lip balm with blue cover and starfish design

Personalized lip balms can be given as party favors or included as part of a hangover kit in your welcome bags. Advil? Check. Bandaids? Check. Lip balm? Check!

My Wedding Favors Seashell Gel Tea Light Holder

Candleholder with seashells under surface of fake water

Pretty seashells lay just under the surface of the "water" in these elegant tea-light party favors. They'll be the perfect romantic reminder of your wedding day for guests.

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