BEACH & BEYOND
SunMate UV Index Monitor
Forget relying on Sam Champion to learn the UV index at the beach. The SunMate™ UV Index Monitor enables you to measures the intensity of the sun’s strength wherever you are. At just 2.5″ tall and 2″ wide, The SunMate™ is easy to use and understand, as it measures the sun’s intensity at the push of a button – the product’s LED indicators light up between 1 and 5, depending upon the intensity of the UV light. CVS.com and PurelyProducts.com. $19.95.
Banana Republic Beach House Candle
A great Road Trip hostess gift. Top notes of beech tree leaves, sunny marigold, purple wisteria and honeysuckle nectar mingle with mid notes of English lavender, blooming white hydrangea, lily pond lotus and pink peony petals. The scent is grounded in a base of plush oakmoss, sun-bleached teak wood, burnished sandstone and South Hampton (or New Jersey Shore) hedges, stirring the senses and transforming your environment into a seaside cottage. $24, 7.4 oz candle. Banana Republic stores.
Hermes Beach Towel
Beyond luxury for fancy-pants Road Trip visitors, the Hermes “Top Towel”, 60″ long by 37″ wide. $459. BlueFly.com
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