From portable electronics to the ultimate pool-side accessories, these last-minute gifts will level up your dad’s cruise game in no time
Summer travel is well underway, and with that, cruise bookings for the summer 2022 season has been seeing record-breaking demand. With Father’s Day right around the corner, if you’re in search of a great last minute gift for the dad’s in your life, especially those who have a cruise booked this year, we’ve got you covered.
Stylish accessories are always a great way to show yourself or your dad a little love, and from the best waterproof bluetooth speaker to a sleek Panama-style hat, versatile ship to shore shorts and a light leather satchel, these are the most stylish accessories perfect for you or your dad’s next cruise.
Wonderboom 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
Why we love it: Waterproof and can also float, this speaker packs a lot of punch for its diminutive size.
For dad’s who like to to keep the party going in their stateroom, in the pool or on the beach, the Wonderboom 2 portable wireless bluetooth speaker is just the ticket. With around 13-hours of battery life, this waterproof speaker packs a solid punch and is a great gift that’s easy to pack, and features an outdoor “boost mode” for better sound quality. $79.99
Stetson Panama Hat
Why we love it: Crafted by Stetson, this classic Panama style hat will have your dad on vacation mode asap.
Made from Toquilla palm straw, this gorgeous Stetson Panama Hat is part of Duluth Trading Co’s Best Made Summer 2022 collection. Featuring a classic Panama style and embellished with a thin leather band, interior sweatband and custom satin liner, this is a super stylish and sturdy accessory that will be a part of your dad’s travel repertoire for years to come. $209.95
Vineyard Vines Swim Trunks
Why we love it: Made with a quick-drying, high-quality seersucker material, these trunks look good, feel great and are perfect for transitioning from pool to beach.
Featuring a quick-drying performance seersucker fabric, Vineyard Vine’s Foredeck Swim Trucks are part of their new 2022 swim collection and perfect for anyone looking for an extra special (and stylish) gift this Father’s Day. The 6-inch inseam and built-in stretch ensures a comfortable look and feel in and out of the water. Available in three color-ways ranging from XS to XXL, this is one if the gift that will keep on giving all summer long. $128
Parker Clay’s Bale Sling Bag
Why we love it: An elevated satchel that can be worn in a variety of ways, this is the perfect lightweight accessory for the dad who likes to stay organized.
Made in Ethiopia and named for the majestic Bale Mountains in the Ethiopian highlands, Parker Clay’s Bale Sling Bag is the perfect accessory for dad’s who likes to keep things organized and look cool doing it. Based on a versatile, shoulder sling construction, this sexy satchel can be worn as a one-strap backpack, slung across the chest, or on the side for easy access. Handcrafted from a full-grain Ethiopian leather, the two zippered pockets are sized for carrying your dad’s most prized travel essentials, from passport and camera to sunscreen and snacks. $198
Why we love it: Stylish, super lightweight and practically indestructible, these are the only shades your dad will need this summer and beyond.
Ranked by Gear Patrol as some the best men’s aviators in 2022, Gresso’s collection of gorgeous titanium frames are an excellent lightweight accessory when it comes to summer travel. The Miami-based brand uses a laser-cut Japanese Beta-titanium and design to create shades that are not only super adjustable and durable, but are practically weightless. The high-tech nylon ZEISS lenses also provide a 100% UV protection for minimal glare and reflection for those long summer days lounging by the pool or island hopping in the Med. $375
LARQ Water Bottle
Why we love it: Featuring a sleek design, the self-filter technology in this water bottle is capable of eliminating bio-contaminants making it a travel must-have.
Staying hydrated and having a trusty water bottle by your side is essential when you’re on the road, and this self-filtered bottle by LARQ is no exception. Whether your dad fills up on the cruise ships water station or on land during those all-day excursions, this must-have accessory removes lead, heavy metals, chlorine, and particulates like E.Coli. $49.50
Vuori Banks Shorts
What we love: Super versatile casual-wear, these quick -drying shorts made from recycled plastic water bottles, can be worn from ship to shore.
San Diego based brand Vuori has cultivated a loyal following over the years, and what stands out about their Bank’s Shorts in particular is their versatility. Whether your dad wears them as a swimsuit or as casual shorts to sport around the ship or on shore excursions, these multi-use trunks are partially made from up-cycled water bottles and a lightweight, quick-drying polyester making them a savvy travelers best friend. $68
Vineyard Vines’ Reversible Bucket Hat
Why we love it: Light, foldable and fun, this is the definition of throw it in and go-wear.
In case you haven’t heard, bucket hats are back in a big way this summer, and this Vineyard Vines Linear Palms reversible bucket hat is no exception. This is a great look for dad’s who want to hang on the pool deck or rock a low-key vibe on those beach excursions in the Caribbean. $42
REI’s Waterproof Travel Nocs
Why we love it: Lightweight, waterproof and works will with phone camera’s to capture telephoto quality images.
Ideal for wildlife viewing or just using to get a closer look at things from the cruise ship balcony, REI’s best-selling Nocs Provisions Standard travel binoculars are waterproof and lightweight. The adjustable eyepieces have even been designed to be used with a phone camera to capture clearer close-up images. With a lifetime warranty, these nocs include a drawstring pouch, neck strap and a lens cleaning cloth too. $95
Supergoop! Sunscreen Kit
Why we love it: This super cool, limited edition SPF set is a ready made gift this Father’s Day.
Because your dad will definitely need sunscreen, this limited-edition SPF Kit is a collaboration between Supergoop! and Vineyard Vines and includes a signature all-over whale design pouch, four of Supergoops! best-selling sunscreens and antioxidant mist. $80