This beach tent is a godsend on 'blisteringly hot' days — and it's 30% off on Amazon

·Shopping & Lifestyle Editor
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Save 30 per cent on this "great' beach tent this weekend on Amazon Canada (Photo via Amazon)

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Despite a rather rainy start to the season, summer is, in fact, just around the corner — and that means beach days are near.

While your games and bottles of SPF should be ready to go, beach-goers, especially those with little ones, may want to add a beach tent to their packing lists.

A lifesaver for families and those looking to steer clear of the sun, the Venustas Pop-Up Beach Tent has been called "great" by Amazon shoppers, and this weekend, it's 30 per cent off.

Venustas Pop-Up Beach Tent

Venustas Pop-Up Beach Tent with beige and blue tarp (Photo via Amazon)
Venustas Pop-Up Beach Tent (Photo via Amazon)

$70 $100 at Amazon

The details

This large pop-up beach tent is ideal for families with little ones or those simply looking to escape the punishing mid-day rays.

The tent has a quick release system and pops up within seconds. Its exterior is made from 50+ UPF UV sun protection fabric, keeping those inside safe from potentially harmful rays.

To help keeps things cool on sizzling, sunny days, the tent has a four-sided ventilated design and three large mesh windows. Its eight windbreaker sandbags offer stability, and its two interior storage bags can house personal items.

Venustas' pop-up beach tent measures 87" L × 65" W × 53" H (221 cm L x 165 cm W x 135 cm H), comfortably fitting 4-5 people.

What reviewers are saying

A go-to pick for beach-goers, the Venustas pop-up tent has earned more than 1,400 reviews and an average rating of 4.5 stars.

According to one shopper, setting up the tent is "easy peasy!"

It's a "great tent," they write. Adding, the windows allow for "nice airflow" on "blisteringly hot" days.

Another reviewer agrees that the pop-up tent is "extremely easy" to set up and take down. It's "so easy and convenient," they say.

Venustas Pop-Up Beach Tent with family inside on beach (Photo via Amazon)
Venustas Pop-Up Beach Tent (Photo via Amazon)

$70 $100 at Amazon

According to a third shopper, the tent is "larger" than what it looks like in pictures. It's "very spacious inside," they write. "At least two adults can lie inside!"

While the tent has earned hundreds of rave reviews, some shoppers caution it can take a bit of practice to take down.

Folding it back up is a "two-man job," according to one user. Who says it's "a lot of work" to take down.

Another shopper says to "get the wine ready" and practice taking down the tent "the night before" you head to the beach. You have to get "creative" to wrap it back up, they write.

The details

If your summer plans include heading to the beach, Amazon shoppers recommend checking out the Venustas pop-up tent. Reviewers say the tent has "nice airflow" and is roomy enough for families of little ones. However, some users note it can be tricky to take it down, something to keep in mind if you're a solo beach-goer.

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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