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47 chic swimsuit cover-ups to wear on your next getaway — starting at $13

Let the beach be your runway.

Summer is finally here, which means that the long days relaxing at the beach or pool are upon us. Whether you are working from home poolside-style or reveling in the sun on your day off, we know you want to relax in style. What's more stylish than sitting by the water with a cocktail in hand, while fielding compliments about your newest swimwear cover-up? Nothing.

That's why television host and lifestyle expert Kathy Buccio stopped by the 3rd Hour of TODAY to share the best swimwear cover-ups the whole family can shop this summer. These affordable options will protect your skin from the sun, while catching everyone's attention. But we know you can never have enough swimwear cover-up options for yourself. That's why we found the hottest cover-ups on the market to add to your summer staples.

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PrettyLittleThing Sand Swirl Linen Look Wide Leg Beach Pants

Editor's note: Buccio's original pick is out of stock, but we found a similar option below.

These wide leg beach pants are a statement item that come with a matching top. Buccio recommends pairing the set with gold accessories to complete the look.

PrettyLittleThing Orange Abstract Leopard Print Beach Flares

This colorful alternative to Buccio's sold-out bottoms are breathable and eye-catching with their flared style.

PrettyLittleThing Sand Swirl Linen Look Button Up Beach Shirt

Editor's note: Buccio's original pick is out of stock, but we found a similar option below.

The sand swirl set top is lightweight and stylish. Wear the top unbuttoned to show off your preferred swimsuit underneath — Buccio's color of choice is cream.

PrettyLittleThing Orange Abstract Leopard Print Beach Shirt

This colorful alternative to Buccio's sold out top can be buttoned up or tied in a knot depending on your plans. Buccio's swimsuit pick will still match this colorful set.

PrettyLittleThing Cream Padded Tie One Shoulder Bikini Top

This swim suit's one shoulder design captures the asymmetry stylists have been loving all summer long.

PrettyLittleThing Cream High Waist Bikini Bottom

Bringing simplicity into Buccio's bikini look, this cream bikini bottom will keep everything covered with its high waist design.

Accessorize your look with these finds from Buccio:

H&M Hole-knit Sweater

The next beach cover-up set is bright and breathable. Buccio notes the ribbed cuffing on the neckline, cuffs and hem of this hole-knit sweater top as a unique detail.

H&M Sweatshorts

These white sweat shorts complete the look for added comfort. The lightweight material is breathable and has an adjustable elastic waistband and drawstrings. The top and shorts are both also available in black.

H&M Padded Cup Swimsuit

In Buccio's eyes, this padded cup swimsuit should accompany the H&M beach cover-up set. The swimsuit has adjustable shoulder straps for extra support.

Buccio picked these fun accessories to amp up the look:

Shein Sheer Embroidered Mesh Tie Front Kimono

Buccio recommends this patterned kimono for its floral pattern and embroidery. To switch up your look, you can tie this kimono in the front.

Shein Allover Floral Print Ruffle Trim One Piece Swimsuit

For more floral fun, Buccio paired this one-piece swimsuit with the kimono. Whether you allow the kimono to flow in the breeze or tie it in a chic knot at your hip, you can show off your floral fashion all summer.

Turn up the glam factor with these accessories, picked by Buccio:

Shein Men Crane Print Kimono With Shorts

So the whole family can join in on the swimsuit cover-up craze, Buccio recommends a crane print kimono for men. The set has an adjustable waistband for a more comfortable fit.

Complete the look with these finds Buccio chose:

Lands' End Girls Short Sleeve Hooded Terry Cloth Swimsuit Cover-Up

This colorful cover-up will leave all the girl's jealous at the pool. Buccio recommends this girls' short sleeve swimsuit cover-up because of its quick-drying material.

Pottery Barn Kids Stripe Kid Cover Up

Pottery Barn Kids' shark-inspired cover-up caught Buccio's eye because of its adorable and cozy design. The cover-up's hood and kangaroo pocket are perfect for a beach-side nap.

Top-rated short swimwear cover-ups

J. Crew Factory Printed Cover-up Tunic

If you love eye-catching patterns, you won’t be able to resist this tunic from J. Crew Factory. It’s lightweight and isn’t see-through so it doubles as a summer dress that would look great with a cute pair of sandals and sun hat.

Madewell Lightestspun Tie-Strap Ruffle-Hem Cover-Up Dress

Sometimes less is more. For a simple beach look, try this white cover-up from Madewell. After a dip in the pool, you can relax in the dress' soft cotton that is made ethically with the help of the Better Cotton Initiative.

Coolibar Women's Shoreside Swim Cover-Up Dress UPF 50+

Coolibar's UPF 50+ beach cover-up dress is a great way to protect your skin and look chic on the beach. The dress' eye-catching patterns will make everyone turn their heads.

Misfay Casual Swing Tank Beach Cover-Up

Over 6,000 Amazon reviewers gave this casual cover-up a five-star rating, with many raving about its versatility and flattering fit. Wear it to the beach, poolside or on any warm day. It comes in over 20 colors and even has pockets!

Eva Wave Striped V-Neck Sleeveless Dress

With a minimalistic wave print, this is the perfect transitional pull over you can throw on to grab a quick bite between rays.

Rainbow Striped Long Sleeve Sweater Dress

This summer is all about color and this rainbow knit cover-up is right on trend, while keeping you cozy in the summer breeze. Choose from four base colors: orange, black, blue and green.

Aqua Green Short Sleeve Cover Up Swim Romper

UPF 50+ fabric and draped sleeves help make this romper stylish and protective. You can slip it on and off with ease thanks to the crossover front design and don't have to worry about any annoying zippers or ties.

Ekouaer Bathing Suit Beach Dress

Shirt-style cover-ups are extremely versatile, and this lightweight rayon version is no exception. It’s longer in the back — ideal for those who want more coverage — and reviewers love that it dries quickly. It's available in dozens of colors and patterns, from tie-dye to saucy leopard prints to pretty solids.

Boho Me Solid Lace Trim Cover-Up

This adorable number with lace detailing is kind of like a sheer cardigan that you can also wear to the beach. It’s even got a front tie waist to ensure a better fit.

Bleu Rod Beattie Caftan Style Cover-Up

Stay cool (and cute) in this chic knee-length caftan. With a flattering deep V-neck, cinchable tie front and pompom trim, you’ll be all covered up — but sure to get noticed.

Peixoto Nissi Pom Pom Cover-Up Mini Dress

You will get “That’s so cute!” comments nonstop in this playful dress, with an open back and flouncy hem.

L.L. Bean Sand Beach Cover-Up

Perfect whether you’re lounging in a poolside cabana or making sandcastles alongside your kids, this cover-up is cute and comfy — but not fussy. It’s got full-length sleeves, rouching accents and a hood for when temperatures turn cooler.

Seafolly Amnesia Kaftan

Two words we want to hear when it comes to getting dressed for poolside? Easy and flattering. This tassel-trimed kaftan comes in black and white, so you can layer it with every type of swimsuit.

Coolibar Navia Cover-Up UPF 50+

UV protection fabrics are slightly more expensive, but worth it for the peace of mind. This breathable, stretchy style offers sun protection and is ideal for those who want a little more length. Its empire waist, kimono sleeves and flattering pleating make this purchase a no-brainer.

Robin Piccone Michelle Tunic Cover-Up

Think of this as your beach LBD. Pair it with a sexy suit and killer pair of shades for your next beachside getaway.

Roller Rabbit Lucknow Serafina Tunic

Get your bronze on in this tunic, which is made special by tonal embroidery and tasseled fringe. All you need is a cute pair of flats.

Echo Butterfly Caftan Swim Cover-Up

Get into the swim of things with this lightweight preppy style. It’s got sweet fluttery detailing, and it ties at the waist to show off your curves.

PB Sport Lace-Up Bell Sleeve Swim Cover-Up

We're loving the subtle lace-up V-neck and flowy bell sleeves featured on this boho-inspired swimsuit cover-up. Grab it in navy blue for a more neutral look or bright pink for a bold pop of color.

Top-rated long swimwear cover-ups

Venus Cold-Shoulder Drape Maxi

Embrace the details in this simple cold-shoulder dress with an elastic waistband meant to flatter. Shoulder and leg slits will highlight your tan as you recline with a cocktail in hand.

Anthropologie Harem Jumpsuit

For those who prefer more coverage, Anthropologie's orange patterned jumpsuit will let you breath while keeping your legs covered. The wide-leg bottoms will flow in the wind as you walk from the beach to the pool.

Happy Sailed Stretchy Long Pants Romper

A loose-fitting romper like this Amazon find can double as the perfect swimsuit cover-up. This piece features a scoop neckline, pockets and stretchy fabric, according to the brand.

Bsubseach Long Beach Cover-Up

Essentially acting as a super-long cardigan, this loose cover-up is made with comfortable rayon fabric and has breathable three-quarter sleeves.

Elan Deep V-Neck Cover-Up Maxi Dress

Show off a little bit of sun-kissed skin in this Grecian-style cover-up. Gathered shoulders and a drawstring waist add a modern edge to the classic maxi dress.

Anthropologie Charlie Holiday Tuscany Maxi Dress

This cover-up dress from Anthropologie is a cute and stylish option. Whether you're eating spaghetti on the beach in Tuscany or relaxing by your inflatable pool, this breathable maxi dress will leave you sun-kissed and smiling.

J. Crew Cotton Voile Ruffle Beach Dress

This ruffle beach dress from J. Crew is the perfect addition to any cover-up collection. It’s currently 50% off and comes in red, green and navy blue.

Elan Off the Shoulder Ruffle Cover-Up Maxi Dress

Go against the tide and create some drama with this flowy, lightweight rayon dress. The off-shoulder neckline and tiered design balance out all the pretty, drapey fabric.

Augas Santas Black and White Striped Swim Cover-Up

This chic boho style features a lightweight weave with an empire waist and handkerchief hem, which can be particularly flattering on taller frames. Plus, you’ll want to wear this long after the sun goes down.

L*Space Kenzie Cover-Up

High tides, good vibes and an amazing dress: Show off tan lags with this luxe, high-side maxi, available in black and white.

Top-rated swimwear cover-up separates

Aerie Patchwork Lace Cover Up Skirt

This summer, embrace this skirt's elegant details: a breathable pattern, knit tassels and smooth, silky material.

Women's Kimono Cover Up

For a flattering and budget-friendly option, consider this No. 1 bestseller in Amazon women's swimwear coverups. It’s less than $20 and comes in 20 different patterns and colors.

Free People Carnival Shimmer Ikat Sarong

Snatch up this checkered sarong for a comfortable and flattering cover-up that will easily fold up into any beach bag. The brand sells three color combinations — silver sand, black tan and key lime — for your preferred fun in the sun.

Eicolorte Beach Sarong Pareo

This highly-rated wrap is available in both long and short versions and offers quick, easy coverage for your bottom. Even better, there are so many colors to choose from that you can coordinate with just about any swimsuit. To note: It’s a semi-sheer, thin fabric, so don’t expect it to be opaque.

Summersalt The Short Effortless Shirtdress Cover-Up

Summersalt's vibrant bathing suits took over social media last season, especially since adding cover-ups to its expansive collection. Made in collaboration with The Home Edit, this shirtdress comes in three colors and designs and can be tucked into your favorite pair of denim shorts for an easy, breezy summer outfit.

Lands' End Tasseled Sarong Cover-Up Scarf

Pretty in palm (or Blue Haze, gingham or ombre)! This stunning sarong can be tied around your waist, worn as a strapless dress or thrown around your shoulders.

Kona Sol Tie-Front Cover Up Pants

Available in black and white, these beach pants from Kona Sol have a wide, split-front hem for ample movement and air flow.

J. Crew V-neck Slub Cotton Tunic Dress

Embrace the coastal grandmother style with this light-weight dress from J. Crew. It also comes in pink, navy and light blue.

Venus Ruffled Flowy Cover-up Pant

These breezy pants stand out due to its flowy ruffles. The slits make it easy to lounge or get some sun on your legs while you chill poolside.

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