You'll Have Some Serious Main Character Energy in These Swim Trunks for Grooms

For the bach party, honeymoon and beyond.
Bachelor Party and Mens Honeymoon Swimwear
Photos, From Left to Right: JoyGDesigns, Chubbies, Vuori
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Elizabeth Kadar
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Updated Jul 11, 2023
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The best groom swim trunks are ready for anything, from swimming to chilling, grilling and everything in between. In fact, our favorites double as everyday shorts, perfect for day clubbing in Vegas with the boys or sipping Aperol spritzes on your Amalfi Coast honeymoon with bae.

When it comes to a great pair of men's swim trunks, they should be cool, quick-drying, comfortable, multi-purpose and preferably with plenty of pockets to carry your cell phone, wallet and keys. Maybe you're more into fun, celebratory styles like tuxedo speedos for your bachelor party or perhaps you're looking for a more classic, high-quality pair that can go the long haul—whatever you're into, we've got it.

We combed the Internet and read loads of reviews to put together our top groom swimwear picks for suiting up in style this summer and beyond. Ready to dive in? Read on to discover the best boardshorts, trendy trunks, splashy speedos and more.

In this article:

5 Groom Swim Trunks and Speedos That Scream Bachelor Party

It's your last hoorah before the big day and why not have a little fun with a special groom bathing suit to celebrate your status? Nowadays, more and more guys are getting in on the matching swimwear trend with custom trunks and "formal" suits that get the bachelor party started. So even if you wouldn't typically rock a tuxedo Speedo, your boys may buy it for you anyway (sorry, not sorry!). From Insta-worthy styles to personalized pairs, peep our picks for getting wet…and wild.

Oaklynn Lane Groom Swim Shorts

Black groom swim trunks for bachelor party
Photo: Oaklynn Lane

For the groom that's looking for something a little more subtle but still celebratory, these basic black groom swim trunks are it. They have a silky, anti-chafe inner liner to keep you comfy cozy all day, plus they're quick-drying, breathable and feature multiple pockets to stash all your stuff. In a huge range of sizes, you're sure to find a perfect fit.

Size Range: 2XS-6XL

Myphotoblanket Custom Men Bathing Suit

Funny custom mens swim trunks with partner's face for bachelor party
Photo: Myphotoblanket

Let's face it, these custom swim trunks are hilarious. Get your future spouse's photo plastered all over them for the bachelor party and prepare to make a ton of new friends. From boats and floats to pirates and mermaids, there are over twenty different playful designs to choose from and you can personalize your pair with a picture of anything. According to reviewers, the picture quality is surprisingly good and so is the quality of the actual swim shorts themselves, with many choosing to wear them long after the bachelor party is over.

Size Range: S-2X

Chubbies The Wedding Crashers Tear-Away Swim Trunk

Mens black tearaway swim trunk for bachelor party
Photo: Chubbies

Channel your inner Channing Tatum in these epic tear-away swim trunks that are sure to give your groomsmen the surprise of their life. Rip 'em off mid pool party to reveal the fun, floral tuxedo brief-style suit underneath. The swim trunks themselves feature a nice 4-way stretch, quick-drying fabric and have four snaps on both sides for tear-away ease. With a 5.5" inseam, they'll hit just above the knees for most average-height men.

Size Range: S-XXL

Shinesty The Butlers Tuxedo Swim Brief

Men's black tuxedo themed swim brief for bachelor party
Photo: Shinesty

Business in the back, party in the front. If there was ever a time to get away with sporting a speedo tuxedo it's obviously at your bachelor party. Because, of course, nothing screams "groom" quite like an itty-bitty black swim brief. This pair gets rave reviews from real guys who praise it for its quality, comfort and the fact that it's an epic conversation starter. Size up, especially if you're in between sizes, as it does tend to run on the smaller side.

Size Range: S-2X

JoyGDesigns Groom Men's Retro Swim Trunks

Men's retro groom swim trunks for bachelor party
Photo: JoyGDesigns

If tuxedo briefs aren't exactly your style (we get it, they're not for everybody), then brave the waves in these mid-length, groovy groom swim trunks. They have built-in UPF 50 sun protection, side pockets to store your stuff and are made of a recycled polyester and spandex blend outer with an anti-chafe liner and silky breathable mesh fabric inside. They look just as good styled with a white tee and slides for lunch as they do in the pool.

Size Range: 2XS-6XL

13 Groom-Worthy Swim Trunks and Speedos You'll Wear Again

Who wears short shorts? For 2023, get ready to show off all that leg work you've been putting in at the gym because men's swim trunks with shorter inseams are all the rage right now. For the sporty groom who dares to bare even more thigh, retro, running-style swim shorts are also popping up everywhere.

If you're looking to brighten up your beachwear for the bachelor party, the bolder the better. Swim trunks and speedos in punchy colors, fun graphic prints, modern florals and patterns are having a moment. Not to worry though, classic swim shorts in tried-and-true neutrals are here to stay for the guys who like to keep it predictable.

Perhaps the biggest trend we're continuing to see this year though is men's swimwear that can go anywhere, not just in the water. We've curated some of the coolest, comfiest styles to pack for your bachelor party, honeymoon and beyond.

Bonobos Throwback Swim Trunks

Teal and orange floral swim trunks for honeymoon and bachelor party
Photo: Bonobos

Not your dad's old-school swim trunks. These colorful Bonobos shorts come in a variety of hip prints and colors, and are a blast from the past in the best way possible. They have a vintage, surf-inspired curved split hem and updated features—like a key catch, mesh interior lining, front pockets with binding and a back zippered pocket—for the modern man. Go long(er) with a 7" inseam, or keep it short and sweet with a 5" inseam. Size Range: XS-XXL

Lululemon ​​Active Swim Short 6"

Men's 6 inch active swim short for honeymoon and bachelor party
Photo: Lulu Lemon

From hiking to water sports and straight chillin' poolside, these active swim shorts from Lulumemon are designed to do it all and comfortably. They're a great way to dip your toes into the shorter groom swim shorts trend, with a 6" inseam and a classic fit to flatter your thighs. Laser cut panels offer extra ventilation and zippered pockets keep your wallet and cell from falling out while you're active. Available in three cool colors, they're water repellant and ready for adventure.

Size Range: S-XXL

Orlebar Brown Bulldog Summer Sunset Utopia Mid-Length Swim Shorts

Men's exotic floral print swim short for honeymoon and bachelor party
Photo: Orlebar Brown

The perfect pair of tailored bachelor party swim trunks do exist. These effortless, exotic floral print shorts will become a staple in your summer wardrobe, performing just as good out of the water as in it. They have signature side-fasteners for quick adjustments and are quick-drying so you can keep the party going after the pool.

Size Range: 28-40

Dandy Del Mar The Belize Swim Briefs

Emerald houndstooth swim brief for honeymoon and bachelor party
Photo: Dandy Del Mar

Live the modern Mediterranean dream in these super stylish swim briefs that are a major European mood. The emerald houndstooth print is preppy, polished and downright dapper. All you need is a cocktail in hand to complete the groom speedo look. For the best fit, many reviewers do recommend sizing down.

Size Range: XS-XXXL

Tombolo Striper Swim Trunks

Men's blue and cream striped swim trunks for honeymoon and bachelor party
Photo: Tombolo

From a beach run to the pool bar, these watercolor striped trunks have you covered. They're made of 92% recycled plastic blended with elastic for maximum softness so you can freely move through the water and about your day with ease. A zippered pocket on the right side is perfect for carrying your room key, wallet and phone when you hit the town for some bachelor party shenanigans. Waterproofing ensures fast drying out of the water and less transparency when submerged.

Size Range: XS-XXL

OAS Company Amber Dune Swim Shorts

Men's rusty red and cream swim trunks for honeymoon and bachelor party
Photo: OAS

Headed to Sin City or Palm Springs to pool party with the boys? These rusty red groom swim trunks are desert vibes only. They're lightweight, true to size and fast-drying so you can BBQ and chill in style without changing. They also double as everyday shorts, thanks to plenty of pockets (four to be exact) to stash the basics.

Size Range: XS-XXL

Onia 7.5" Snap Front Swim Trunks

Men's navy 7.5" swim trunk for honeymoon and bachelor party
Photo: Verishop

Because sometimes you just can't be bothered to get changed. For the minimalist man who likes to pack light and prefers a longer length, these 7.5" tailored swim trunks will take you straight from the golf course to the beach fashionably. No detail was overlooked either, from the side slits and drawcord tips to the back welt flap pocket and embedded ties with logo eyelets. Your significant other is sure to approve too.

Size Range: 30-44

ASOS Design Swim Trunks in Green Tile Print

Green tile print swim briefs with coordinating cover up for honeymoon and bachelor party
Photo: ASOS

It's the florals for us. If tuxedo swim trunks don't exactly float your boat, try these super soft, retro-inspired floral speedos for your tropical honeymoon or bachelor party. And yes, there's a coordinating green cover up to complete the look—dope.

Size Range: 2XS-2XL

Vuori Infinity Boardshort

Hazel board shorts with zip pockets for honeymoon and bachelor party
Photo: Vuori

Hang ten in these top-rated Infinity Boardshorts from Cali-cool activewear brand Vuori. Inspired by surfer Rob Machado, these sporty groom swim shorts feature a 4-way stretch and an interior neoprene waistband for ultimate comfort as you catch waves with the guys. Moisture-wicking fabric made from a mix of recycled polyester, polyester and elastane keeps you dry on land so you can play all day comfortably. A clever zip pocket in the front makes safely storing your essentials a breeze.

Size Range: 28-38

Fair Harbor The Bungalow Trunk

Tropical themed retro swim trunk for honeymoon and bachelor party
Photo: Fair Harbor

Go bright, or go home. Your bachelor party is the perfect excuse to have a little fun with your beach fashion, so why not refresh your swim drawer with a bold print that's right on trend for summer '23? These sustainable swim shorts come in a variety of punchy prints and colors to liven up your look while still being super practical—hello sleek side pockets that won't blow up in the water and a clever zipper back pocket with a convenient keyring. With a built-in Breezeknit Liner and naturally odor resistant properties, you can't go wrong with this trendy suit.

Size Range: S-3XL

Todd Snyder 5" Montauk Swim Short

Neon abstract 5" swim short for honeymoon and bachelor party
Photo: Todd Snyder

If moody abstract prints are more your vibe, you'll dig this luxe pull-on surf short—made from a super cozy, recycled nylon blend with a bit of stretch—for lounging beachside or sipping $20 drinks at the swim-up bar. It has an elastic drawstring waist to ensure an always-perfect fit, fine mesh liner and a self-draining back pocket with a thoughtfully-designed key holder. The Montauk is also available in more modern prints or simple solids to pair with everything.

Size Range: XS-XXL

Vilebrequin Solid Men's Swim Brief

Navy swim brief with tie detail for honeymoon and bachelor party
Photo: Vilebrequin

Do yourself a solid and add a pair of these plain bachelor party speedos to your summer swimwear rotation. Available in four cool colors to suit every style, these shaped-front cut swim briefs have an elastic waistband for extra comfort and will make you feel super confident, whether you're rocking a six-pack or a dad bod.

Size Range: XS-XXXL

Bather Sage Daisy Trip Swim Trunk

Retro daisy sage green swim trunk for honeymoon and bachelor party
Photo: Bather

Cheesy tropical florals aren't your thing? You'll look fresh (as a daisy) in this wildly good petal print swim trunk from Bather. The shell is constructed of 100% recycled quick-dry polyester with an ultra fine mesh lining and reinforced side pockets. There's also a back pocket with a snap enclosure. Wear them to play beer pong or in the water.

Size Range: XS-XXL

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