Want, Need, Love: 5 Beach Honeymoon Must-Haves

Honeymoons & Destination Weddings
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Photos: (Clockwise from top left) Marimekko, Tory Burch, Bumble & Bumble, Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, and Tumbleweeds Handcraft.

Whether you're going to a nearby beach for a minimoon or jetting to the Caribbean for a two-week long honeymoon, you're probably already thinking about your packing list. And while you'll always need the essentials (camera, sunscreen, reliable luggage), there are a few fun things to remember as well. To get your honeymoon must-have list started, we rounded up five finds you can't forget to bring with you. From a bold bikini and a cheeky beach towel to life-saving hair products, here are our picks for what to wear and what to pack for your post-wedding getaway.

1. The Dress
For a mod, graphic, '60s-inspired look, slip into this limited-edition black-and-white cotton dress by Marimekko. Pair it with funky espadrilles and you're ready for an oceanside dinner date with your new husband. "Unikko Mova" dress, $298; Marimekko

2. The Bikini
Rock a flirty bandeau bikini while soaking in the sun. This one's bottom is reversible — an easy way to switch up your look from day to day. Also, remember to detach the neck strap and tasseled ties for fewer tan lines! "Margherita" bandeau, $130, and reversible bottom, $115; Tory Burch

3. The Hair Product
The last thing you want to be doing on your honeymoon? Stressing out over less-than-perfect hair. Use cult-favorite Bumble and Bumble's Surf Spray, shampoo, and conditioner to look effortlessly windswept. Three-piece Surf travel set, $28; Bumble and Bumble

4. The Beach Towel
The British artist Tracey Emin's cool beach towel, which features her 2010 work Kiss me Kiss me cover my Body in Love, will make the most local honeymoon feel a little more Mustique. Beach towel, $95; Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami

5. The Accessory
Upgrade your standard sunglasses with a pair of these stylish made-to-order ombré shades. They're trendy, but still a bit unexpected. Oversize wood-veneer sunglasses, $92; Tumbleweeds Handcraft

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