By Ariel Shearer
A sustainably minded gift guide for the beach-lover in your life.
Seagrass straw and a salvaged-velvet band star in Yellow 108’s Benny Seagrass fedora. $135.
One percent of profits from Bower’s Econyl White Horse one-piece goes to the Healthy Seas Initiative. $196.
The Leblon Beach bat set by Frescobol Carioca is artisan-made from repurposed wood. $310.
For each purchase of Darya sunglasses, ethical eyewear specialist Pala donates to eye care projects in Africa. $94.
Families in Nannacay founder Marcia Kemp’s training programs in Peru, Ecuador, and Brazil handcraft the brand’s pieces, including the Bianca tote. $165.
Sunseeker swim shorts by Ché Studios are made with Econyl regenerated nylon yarn. $106.
The Root Collective partners with independent workshops in Guatemala to produce ethically made footwear, such as the Molly sandal. From $108.
Where to take it: On track to become the world’s first carbon-neutral country, Costa Rica
is a longtime international sustainability leader. Beachgoers at the 181-room Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo on the country’s north Pacific coast can soak in the lazy days and ocean adventures with an on-site surf school. Virtuoso travelers receive breakfast daily and a $100 spa or golf credit.