It's the most wonderful time of the year: It's (almost) officially bikini season. Whether you're on spring break or already planning your summer getaway, now is the time to stock up on trendy two-pieces. The good news? From sleek bandeaus to supportive balconettes, there are so many options. The bad news? Like we said. There are so. Many. Options. If a preliminary search turned up an overwhelming amount of products, we're here to help you sift through it all to find the one that's best for you, with a tight edit of 12 bikinis perfect for every kind of beachy activity.
If you always have a pair of paddles or swim goggles tucked away in your beach bag, look for thicker straps and underwire support to keep you comfortable while you move. If, on the other hand, your preferred seaside pastime involves lounging on a towel with a book and a seltzer, it's okay to prioritize style over function. These options have a little of both: