21 Best Star Wars Beach Towels in the Galaxy (2020)

Nothing beats a beautiful summer day at the beach. Swimming, BBQing, building a replica of Emperor Palpatine’s chair out of sand — all great ways to waste the day away at the beach. And if you know anything about us here at Nerd Much?, you know that we LOVE to find ways to inject a bit of nerdiness in our lives wherever we can.

One of the best ways to do just that this summer is with nerdy beach towels, and if you’re a Star Wars fan, there are literally hundreds of great Star Wars beach towels available right now.

Luckily, we’re not going to make you cipher through various other websites to find the right Star Wars beach towel for you; we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re looking to rep your own favorite Star Wars character or you’re shopping for a great summer gift for a Star Wars fan, the list below contains a variety of super cool Star Wars towels any fan will love.

Luke Skywalker with a lightsaber? Check. BB-8-themed towels? Check. Darth Vader beach towels? Check.

Here are the 21 best Star Wars beach towels in the galaxy to nerdify your beach trips this summer:

See Also: Cool Star Wars Stuff

1 1. A New Hope Beach Towel

1. A New Hope Beach Towel

Celebrate what started it all with this Star Wars beach towel themed around the A New Hope movie poster. If you’re a fan of the classic trilogy, this towel is for your beach adventures. With this towel, you get all of the original trilogy’s characters, including Luke, Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca, R2-D2, Obi-Wan, Darth Vader, and C3P0.

Price: $16.49

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2 2. X-Wing Beach Towel

2. X-Wing Beach Towel

ThinkGeek has a couple of great Star Wars beach towels available this year, including this blue X-Wing towel. It’s 33″ wide and 66″ long, making it great for adults. It has a beautiful blue background color with a black logo and gray X-Wing. The blue is nice and vibrant, so it’s easily spotted from far away.

Price: $19.99

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3 3. BB-8 Beach Towel

3. BB-8 Beach Towel

ThinkGeek’s other cool Star Wars towel is this BB-8 one above, with a message that reads “join the resistance”. The towel is predominately red with BB-8’s orange color on it as well, and like the Star Wars beach towel above, it’s vibrant and easy to spot on the beach.

Price: $19.99

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4 4. Star Wars Galaxy Far Away Beach Towel

4. Star Wars Galaxy Far Away Beach Towel

Believe it or not, this is actual, licensed Star Wars merch, despite it having a sort of artsy aesthetic to it. It’s a stylized stormtrooper helmet set with a galactic backdrop. It’s cool and unique-looking, and I can almost guarantee you that no one else on the beach would have this Star Wars towel.

Price: $19.99

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5 5. Darth Vader Beach Towel Set

5. Darth Vader Beach Towel Set

A simple, black and white Darth Vader beach towel that comes with a carrying bag. It looks like a cartoonized version of Darth Vader.

Price: $26.86

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6 6. Pendleton Star Wars BB-8 Towel

6. Pendleton Star Wars BB-8 Towel

Yes, it’s a little bit too expensive for my own personal taste, but it’s also a MEGA size towel, coming in at 40″ x 70″. So, it’s like two towels in one, so not too bad when you think about it like that. Sure, $55 for a beach towel is a hard pill to swallow, but it is a vibrant and beautiful-looking beach towel.

Price: $54.90

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7 7. Episode 7 Droids Beach Towel

7. Episode 7 Droids Beach Towel

This Star Wars beach towel is themed after the droids in Episode 7, C3PO, BB-8, and R2-D2, complete with the Star Wars logo at the top. It’s official Disney merchandise as well, so you know you’re getting quality. This towel measures 58″ x 28″.

Price: $16.50 (18 percent off MSRP)

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8 8. Darth Vader Beach Towel

8. Darth Vader Beach Towel

Darth Vader beach towels seem to be the most popular among Star Wars fans, and if you’re also looking for a Vader towel, look no further. I’ll note that the image above is personalized and says “Asher” at the bottom, however, the one you’ll receive is not personalized and the “Asher” won’t be there.

Price: $16.99

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9 9. Classic Grid Star Wars Towel

9. Classic Grid Star Wars Towel

This classic-looking Star Wars towel is my personal favorite, as it’s one of the best-looking towels available. It features C3PO, a stormtrooper, Yoda, R2-D2, Chewbacca, and Darth Vader. At the bottom, you’ll find the classic Star Wars logo in all-white. It has a sort of vintage Star Wars look to it that fans of the original trilogy will especially appreciate.

Price: $19.99

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10 10. The Force Awakens Poster Towel

10. The Force Awakens Poster Towel

If you’re looking for a cheap Star Wars towel, this one, based on The Force Awakens, is just $9.99. You can’t beat that price!

Price: $9.99

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11 11. Storm Trooper Beach Towel

11. Storm Trooper Beach Towel

This Storm trooper beach towel is also just $9.99, and it looks pretty great. A nice bright blue background with a stormtrooper likely missing whatever he’s shooting at.

Price: $9.99

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12 12. Luke Skywalker Beach Towel

12. Luke Skywalker Beach Towel

Another retro Star Wars beach towel with Luke holding up his lightsaber, based on the original A New Hope movie poster.

Price: $16.88

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13 13. Sith Vader Beach Towel

13. Sith Vader Beach Towel

This Sith Darth Vader beach towel has a big Vader face on it with the yellow and black Star Wars logo.

Price: $15.76

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14 14. BB-8 Star Wars Beach Towel

14. BB-8 Star Wars Beach Towel

This is a high-quality Star Wars beach towel designed around BB-8’s iconic look, with the bright orange, gray, and white design.

Price: $19.99

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15 15. LEGO Star Wars Beach Towel

15. LEGO Star Wars Beach Towel

Price: $10.73

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16 16. Friends of the Force Towel

16. Friends of the Force Towel

Rey, Finn, and BB-8 on the towel for all of those who favor the new school of Star Wars characters.

Price: $10.99

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17 17. Kylo Ren Towel

17. Kylo Ren Towel

This is the only Kylo Ren beach towel we could find. Luckily, it’s pretty awesome.

Price: $14.95

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18 18. Millennium Falcon Striped Beach Towel

18. Millennium Falcon Striped Beach Towel

There are actually quite a few great Star Wars beach towels at Walmart, and this one is the best-looking of the bunch. It’s dark blue with white stripes, and a large image of the Millennium Falcon. It also has fringe on the top and bottom.

Price: $10.88

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19 19. Star Wars Beach Towel

19. Star Wars Beach Towel

Another great Star Wars beach towel at Walmart is this cartoonized, vintage-looking one that’s available for just $16.50. It features a blocky look with various characters with a colorful presentation.

Price: $16.50

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20 20. Darth Vader Striped Beach Towel

20. Darth Vader Striped Beach Towel

Walmart has a lot of great Star Wars Stuff as well, including a couple beach towels. This one is a red towel with a mega-size image of Darth Vader on it.

Price: $24.38

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21 21. Chewbacca Beach Towel

21. Chewbacca Beach Towel

If you want to make people laugh this summer at the beach, get this hilarious Chewbacca beach towel from Etsy, which shows Chewy with a surfboard.

Price: $23.47

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