Whether at home or away in an exotic destination, make sure you’re completely ready for a scorching summer with our essentials guide. Whether it’s a portable speaker providing a feel-good soundtrack, a pair of stylish sunglasses or a good old BBQ, these are the items you need to help make this summer one to remember!
Soundtrack your holiday adventure with StreamR – a Bluetooth speaker that combines the convenience and portability of a wireless speaker with a best in class DAB+ radio experience that’s built to last. Small enough to pack into a rucksack or suitcase, StreamR brings you incredible sound quality wherever your travels take you. A huge 15 hours of battery life when fully charged also means less time between charges and more time enjoying. It even offers access to Alexa, so you can enjoy the powerful personal assistant anywhere – from the beach, to the hotel and more!
£169.99 from Pure
For a laid-back and comfortable look this summer, a quality pair of sandals should be a high priority. German brand Birkenstock lead the way when it comes to this – combining timeless looks with hard-wearing, quality materials. Team up with a floral shirt or dress for the ultimate holiday wardrobe.
£55 from Birkenstock
What screams summer more than an impromptu BBQ? This handy portable bucket BBQ is the perfect answer for all those last-minute summer plans. Whether it’s a friend’s garden, the park or even the beach, just take this anywhere to grill on the go!
£6.66 at Argos
For those whose idea of quality summer downtime is reading a gripping book in the garden or on the beach, you can’t go much wrong with the latest generation of the Amazon Kindle. It’s glare-free screen means easy reading even in direct sunlight, while its battery life promises to last for weeks. Plus, with 4GB storage, it can hold thousands of books.
£69.99 from Amazon
Pure Move T4
Designed for those on the go, the Move T4 is highly compact and easy to carry. This pocket-sized device lets you enjoy DAB+ radio and Bluetooth streaming via its built-in speaker, while offering up to 15 hours of rechargeable battery life. Perfect to stow conveniently in hand luggage, it is small and sturdy with impact resistant glass to protect it from knocks or scratches. It also features alarms and a sleep timer, making this the perfect beside companion – for a relaxing night’s sleep and an early morning wake up call to get to the airport.
£99.99 from Pure
The perfect holiday should always be a sun-soaked adventure, so make sure you’re equipped for those rays with this stylish pair of sunglasses from iconic eyewear designers, Ray-Ban. Keeping up with the hottest summer trends, these frames combine sleek metallic frames with retro-inspired round lenses.
£98 from Sunglasses Shop
Inflatable swan drinks holder
Add some extra fun to your pool-side frolics with this chic inflatable that holds up to four drinks. The holders can also be filled with sweet treats and pre-BBQ nibbles to keep friends and family entertained on a hot summer’s day.
£7.50 from Amara
Pure Elan BT3
Don’t be fooled by its compact size; the Elan BT3 produces a loud and clear sound from its tailor-made speaker. Small but mighty! Powered portably with AA batteries, soundtrack your holiday by streaming your favourite tunes via Bluetooth or tuning into your favourite digital radio stations. It’s also a great companion during a stay-at-home summer, providing music for a BBQ or even a spruce up of the garden.
£64.99 from Pure