Adventure Towel vs. Beach Towel

Adventure Towel vs. Beach Towel

Our adventure and beach towels share similarities and differences, making them versatile for various situations.

Drying off with travel towel


Both towels are highly absorbent and quick-drying, ensuring you and the towel aren’t left damp and uncomfortable. They feature the highest quality recycled microfiber fabrics that are plush and durable. These microfiber towels are sand-free and antimicrobial, leaving the sand where it belongs and deterring funky smells. Both options include a functional hanging loop for easier drying.

Compact towel for travel

Considering their impressive size when unfolded, you'll be pleasantly surprised by how much space they save when packed.  Every design is created with a balance of form and function to inspire new ideas and experiences. With a unique design on each side, every towel offers a different look for each use.

Warm beach towel


The key differences between the two travel towels are their size, weight, and feel.

Our adventure towels are made of microfiber suede, making them incredibly lightweight and compact. The fabric is thinner, and the texture is more smooth with a soft, fluffiness. Unfolded, it’s a full-sized towel at 56" x 31" inches, but its rolled size is only 8" x 3" inches, taking up a fractional amount of space in your travel bag. Weighing at just 0.5 lbs (8.6 oz), you’ll barely notice you’re carrying it. 

Microfiber suede towels

Our beach towels are made of a microfiber waffle fabric, which is thicker. The material is plush, and the waffle texture feels outstanding against your skin. We chose this fabric for our beach towel because its thicker feel and extra weight make it perfect for bundling up in. It also helps the towel stay down when gusty coastal winds kick up. The towel is oversized at 62" x 34" inches, making it ideal for laying on and fully wrapping around yourself. With a rolled size of 10" x 4" inches and at 1.2 lbs (19.8 oz), it is still ideal for traveling but not quite as lightweight and compact as the adventure towel. 

Microfiber waffle towel

In conclusion, if you’ve got plenty of room in your bag or are using the towel locally, we’d recommend going with the beach towel for its larger size, warmth, and coziness. If you need to keep things incredibly lightweight for backpacking, carry-on luggage, or anything else, we’d recommend going with the adventure towel.

Feel free to check out our unique designs and the stories behind them.


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  • Thank you for all your wonderful comments, everyone! Every time we do one of these, it’s so hard to choose a winner. Congratulations to Burt Ray Simpson! We’ll be reaching out with your prize shortly.

    Laek Team on
  • Your products look awesome and I love the new name change! I can’t wait to try out some of what you’ve got! Those are also some of the most photogenic towels I’ve ever seen!

    Nikki Serenity on
  • Always love a quick dry, portable towel for my on the go water adventures.

    Julianne on
  • Love the big and cozy size! And the Last Light colorways are tres chic!!

    Madeline on
  • I am on a hunt for the best quality towels I can find. I’m tired of wasting money on tericloth towels just to have them fray and rip in no time. Your towels look much superior to anything I’ve ever seen before. I’d love to try one.

    Anthony Curreri on
  • I love the waffle beach towel. It looks so comfy and warm. It gets cold in the Pacific NW. I think the towel and a mug full of my favorite drink and a good book 📖 sound perfect.

    Brandy Anne Unruh on
  • Hooks and compactness is what I’m looking for in a travel towel!

    adrienne parker on
  • Nothing but the best this body! I LOVE LOVE LOVE the high quality materials used in the creation of these towels such a luxurious feel. Pamper me please.. #SELF-CARE

    Jennifer Weaver on
  • I like how both towels are antimicrobial. You don’t have to worry about bacterial growth or mildew smells. The adventure towel would be the ideal choice for me as I’m not going to be on the beach.

    Kim M. on
  • Thanks for explaining the difference in these towels I really love soft towels but the adventure types seems better for all the outdoor activities Love the color

    Maggie basil on

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