The perfect, playful speakers made for the beach

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While you need to pack all the essentials for vacation, it's the extras that can really make downtime fun — like this retro-style beach radio. It comes in bright cherry red (plucked straight from a Slim Aarons photo) and its portable design makes it easy to grab and go — all you need to do is plug in your phone and you'll be the official poolside DJ. All that's left to do is make the perfect playlist.

Photo: Courtesy of Sunny Life

SunnyLife Beach Sounds Speaker & Radio, $50 at Shopbop.

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The perfect, playful speakers made for the beach

Barefoot Beach, Bonita Springs, Gulf Coast, Florida, USA

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Beach at St. George Island State Park


Hana, Maui, Hawaii, United States, North America

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Cape Hatteras, Outer Banks, North Carolina

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Key Biscayne Florida USA Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park lighthouse.

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Paddle board surfer heads out to catch a wave at Coast Guard Beach. (Photo by John Greim/LightRocket via Getty Images)

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Kiawah Beachwalker Park on Kiawah Island, SC.

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Some beachgoers relax in the shade while others go for a run at Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park in Naples, FL. Travel photos for package on Naple, FL. (Credit Image: © J. Gwendolynne Berry/The Palm Beach Post/

East Beach, Santa Barbara, California USA.

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