It may sound crazy to spend $238 on a piece of fabric that may be chewed on by a child, covered in watermelon juice and sunscreen, and spread on sands next to god-knows-what flotsam from the sea.
Beach towel prices can hurt more than sand in your eye. Deck Towel's pieces regularly sell for upwards of $200. A linen bath towel from Matteo
in Los Angeles costs $175. Fog's beach towels cost $124. Steven Alan
makes a comparatively affordable linen beach towel for $48. Still, that's a lot for a day at the beach.