7 Easy, Breezy Beach Vacation Dresses

Going away and need a cute dress? Here are 7 easy, breezy vacation dresses that won’t let you down.


1.  Lilly Pulitzer Dresses are a No Brainer

When I’m looking for beach vacation dresses, the first place I turn to is Lilly Pulitzer.  If you are not familiar with this brand, then just know this… You can’t go wrong with a Lily Pultizer dress. They’re famous for their cute Palm Beach style tropical sundresses that are super colorful and super comfy.  This darling Lilly Pulitzer swing dress with the cheery watercolor paisley print is a trendy style.

Don’t think that because it’s, you are wearing a  dress you have to wear heels. Like most sundresses, these dresses are a shorter vacation length than your average day dress, so go with a flat sandal, or wear a pair of sneakers to look cool.

2. Stripes have a Nautical Feel

Nautical stripes are a natural for any kind beach vacation or cruise.   This cute striped cotton dress with the relaxed tank silhouette takes you from the beach to shopping to dinner. It a no-fail dress for a warm-weather holiday that is easy to pack and is always spot on.

Black and white or Black and  Navy stripes are classic, but this coral mix gives stripes a fresh, modern look.

3.  Be Sure to Pack a Tropical Print Sundress

Beach vacations on lush, green tropical islands provide an excellent clue for what to wear. This breezy palm print sleeveless shift dress is perfect for a Caribbean holiday. When else do you get to wear such a cute print?

The asymmetrical hemline and slit us the side of this comfortable shift dress make this one comfy, dress. No worry about enjoying a nice meal on this well-deserved getaway. This roomy dress will hide it all. (Lol!)


4.  Ikat Print Dresses say Vacation Time!

Hit the beach in style in this vacation-ready ikat print dress that doubles as a swimsuit cover-up. From lounging around in the sand to lunching in town, this sexy little dress will turn heads.


5. A Little Black Dress is Always Handy

Not everyone likes bright, tropical colors, and that’s o.k. Neutral shades like navy, tan, and black all work too. When you want a casual dress that looks dressy, this is the one for you. This black embellished shift dress features delicate beading and V-neckline. Plus, it’s made from classy linen and is guaranteed to keep you fresh. A great dress for a casual drink by the bar!



6.  The Best Cruise Wear Dresses are Sporty and Feminine

Go from basking at the beach to touring city streets in this navy twill dress with flutter sleeves. This dress is light and comfortable to wear – perfect for full-on vacation mode. The white stripes are sporty and slimming, and the cute tiered sleeves make it pretty and feminine. Pair it with some simple slides, and you are ready to explore.


7.  Need Coverage? Maxi Cruise Wear Dresses to the Rescue!

If you prefer to keep your legs out of the sun and under wraps, then this lively t-shirt style maxi dress is for you. The colors are beautiful, and the leggy side slits add a sexy touch. It’s perfect for an island girl! Now, all you need is a pretty tropical flower in your hair! LOL!

Have a great trip and check out these other cute vacation and cruise dresses from Amazon:

I love the asymmetrical sleeves on this cold shoulder dress from Lilly Pulitzer. If you are looking for a simple sundress, this white eyelet dress can easily be dressed up or down. Wear this crinkle cotton dress as a cover-up or as a casual dress.

This simple matte jersey dress with a fun tropical print screams island vacation. Or take a more subtle approach to your outfit with this tropical breeze floral printed sleeveless maxi dress. I love the unique details on this fit and flare maxi dress from Lilly Pulitzer with a deep v-neckline and inset bands at empire and waist.

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