It’s almost beach time, which means you need to find the perfect plus size sundresses for the beach to add to your summer wardrobe. There are plenty of dress options out there, but finding one that you’re comfortable in and looks good on a bigger body is important.

If you’re looking for some plus size beach dress options, I’ve scoured some of my favourite online stores and found 11 adorable options that you’ll want to add to your collection. Whether you simply want to have some fun in the sun or you’re looking for something a little fancier, I’ve got you covered.

Editor’s pick: CurveGirl pineapple plus size sundresses for the beach

I am all about them pineapples, which makes the CurveGirl maxi plus size beach dress my ideal pick. It has all of the elements of a classic beach dress—billowing maxi feel, handkerchief hemline and an elastic empire waistband. 

You can wear your favourite bikini underneath this bad boy and easily slip it on and off when you need to. You can pair it with your favourite sandals, grab your beach bag and head out to enjoy the sun. The best part is, you can also dress this cute number up and down. 

Casual beach dresses plus size

CurveGirl plus size off-the-shoulder beach dress

Off-the-shoulder dresses make for great plus size beach attire. CurveGirl crepe beach boho dresses are an excellent choice if you’re looking for a fun pattern with a floor-length skirt. 

This dress features an elastic stretch waist and off-the-shoulder arms that have a flared sleeve. There are two large slits, one on each side of the dress, so you can let the cool breeze through and show off your legs. 

Ulla Popken floral beach blue dress

If you’re looking for something that fits the floral, blue plus size dress mould, Ulla Popken has a great option. Made of a lightweight, soft viscose knit, this cute dress features adjustable tie short sleeves, a rounded neck and a ruffled hemline that’s longer in the back than the front.

Wearers of this dress report that it’s comfortable and soft. It provides a flattering look for plus size women and helps perfect a feather-light, airy beach look that’s perfect for days in the hot sun.

Ulla Popken polka short beach dress

The Ulla Popken black and white polka dot dress is one of the cutest sundresses for the beach for plus size women. Made of a soft, lightweight viscose, this dress features a shorter high-low hemline that’s elegant and fun.

Wearers say that the fabric feels amazing on your skin, and the pattern and color combination is perfect for every day or more elegant occasions. The sleeves feature adjustable ties and it has a simple rounded neckline. 

Ulla Popken striped long summer beach dresses

Stripes are a girl’s best friend—but if you’re plus size those stripes should probably be vertical as horizontal has a real way of making you look wider. If you’re looking for a striped plus size sleeveless dress that will keep you cool in the summer, look no further than the Ulla Popken crepe dress.

This dress has full coverage with its round neck, full shoulders and no-show arm holes. It has side vents that keep you cool in the summer and adds a touch of vibrance to your style. Wearers say it’s a fluid and elegant addition to their summer wardrobe.

CurveGirl kaftan beach boho dresses

The CurveGirl tunic beach dress is a simple and cute dress that’s perfect for a day in the sun and sand. It combines an oversized kaftan with a sheer skirt under the knees and features slits on either side. The neckline features elegant embroidery with a round neck and a keyhole tie.

This combines a traditional beach look with a little added personality. You can wear it over your swimsuit and slip it off when you’re ready. Pair it with a cute pair of black sandals and throw it in with your beach bag essentials when it’s not in use.

Fancy sundresses for plus size women

Ulla Popken formal black-and-white beachy maxi dresses

Made of a polyester and elastane combination, this beach dress black and white combo is perfect if you’re attending something a little fancier than a typical visit to the beach. It’s perfect for plus size wedding guests who don’t want to get too fancy with their event attire.

It’s sleeveless with a calm, beach-wave pattern on the skirt. It has a gathered surplus v-neckline and features a bead design below the bust line. Wearers say that it’s comfortable, has great flow and creates an overall flattering look.

SheIn v-neck sand colored dresses

This SheIn sand colored dress is perfect for an evening on the beach. Whether you’re headed to a casual beach wedding or you want to take a walk on the beach with a date, it fits the bill. It’s made of a combination of polyester and spandex, and features a solid flare skater designe with a wrap front.

Reviewers say this is an excellent choice in beach fashion for plus size ladies with bigger busts. They like that it hangs nicely and the zipper in the back makes it easy to take on and off. It’s made of a thicker fabric than you’d think and it fits fantastically. 

Ulla Popken flowy dresses for beach wedding

If you’re looking for an elegant sundress to attend a beach wedding, Ulla Popken’s chiffon layer dress is perfect. Made of a combination of viscose and elastane, it features a graphic print chiffon sleeveless overlay that adds a little something exceptional to the standard black maxi.

The base of this dress is a solid black tank dress of silky, stretch knit with a shark bite hem. Wearers say that it’s a cute dress. However, it’s not likely to be good for your average day at the beach, you’ll want to save it for something fancier.

CurveGirl sunshine plus size maxi sundress

If you’re looking for beach dresses for plus size women that are summer-themed and perfect for a wedding, look no further than then CurveGirl sunshine maxi. It features a flared bottom and defined waist.

Made from soft print chiffon, there is a halter neckline with a full-lined front, and a zipper in the back so it’s easy to slip on and off. This dress is easy and breezy, perfect for a summer wedding on the beach.

Milumina beach floral dress

The Milumina wrap v-neck is one of the best dresses Amazon has to offer when it comes to summer beach dresses for plus size women. Made of a combination of polyester and spandex, it has a tie closure and features a wrap, surplus v-neckline that looks fantastic for a day at the beach or your friend’s sand-filled wedding.

These plus size sundresses for the beach feature a cute blue and orange colour combination with a floral pattern. Wearers say that while they don’t love it that comes wrinkled a quick steam will iron that out and it looks adorable on plus size bodies. But make sure you look at the measurements before you buy!


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