Here you have my collection of the best lightweight beach chairs, all very easy to use, folding and collapsible products from the best known outdoor brands.
The list includes both reclining and non-reclining chairs, and they are either folding or collapsible. In any case, all of them are very easy to use, popular, and some come with great warranty conditions.
My list of best rated beach chairs
Below you have the beach chairs ordered by weight from heavier to lighter:
All chairs are described in detail in my separate texts, so please follow the links to read more.
1. Rio Beach Big Boy Folding Chair
This chair comes with a folding design and a 13 inches high seat. The legs are U-shaped bars so you can use it on any ground and it will not easily sink.
This is a recliner chair with 4 different reclining positions and solid armrests. As you see from the picture, it comes with a pillow as a headrest. You have here a backpack-style carry system, and the chair is very affordable.
The weight is 11 lb (5 kg) and the packed size is 28 x 28 x 5 inches (71 x 71 x 20 cm).
2. Ostrich Deluxe Chair
This is a unique and patented chair with 15 possible configurations. This includes 5 positions for its reclining backrest and 3 positions for its adjustable and padded footrest.
The chair is folding, there is no assembly, you open it and close it in seconds. It is loaded with great features that include wood armrests, an adjustable lumbar pillow, a face cavity, and much more.
It is built in 5 different colors, the weight is 10.19 lb (4.6 kg), and the packed size is 36 x 29.5 x 5.5 inches (91 x 75 x 14 cm).
Note that they have yet another chair built in a similar way, the Ostrich On Your Back Chair.
3. RIO Beach 4-Position Lace-Up Backpack Folding Beach Chair
This chair comes with a lacing system on the bottom and on the sides, this explains the words Lace-Up in the name. With such a design, it adjusts to the body of a user and this makes it very comfortable, and it also looks cool.
The frame is an aluminum folding construction so the chair is easy to use, with a great headrest, a large storage bag visible in the picture above. But this is also a recliner with 4 different backrest positions.
Note that they build it in 7 different colors. The weight is 9 lb (4.1 kg) and the folded size is 42.8 x 25.5 x 5.1 inches (109 x 65 x 13 cm).
4. Rio Beach Portable Folding Backpack Beach Lounge Chair
This chair is a versatile outdoor product that can be used also a cot. This is because of its reclining feature in the backrest that can make it completely flat.
It comes with a backpack-style carry system, it is easy to use, and very affordable. The weight is 9 lb (4.1 kg) and the packed size is 26 x 21.75 x 3.5 inches (66 x 55 x 9 cm).
5. STRONGBACK Low Gravity Beach Chair with Lumbar Support
A very distinctive feature of this chair is mentioned in its official name, and this is an integrated lumbar curvature that provides a great lumbar support. This brand is known for this ergonomic patented design.
You also have solid armrests, a cup holder, a carry bag, and this all at a reasonable price. The weight is 8.5 lb (3.86 kg), and the packed size is 30 x 8 x 8 inches (76 x 20 x 20 cm).
6. Snow Peak Low Beach Chair
This is a folding and easy to use chair that can be used anywhere outdoor. With its 8 lb (3.5 kg) it is moderately light. It comes with a cotton canvas fabric and bamboo armrests.
The frame is a combination of steel and aluminum and it has some unique features. The seat height is moderate 11.8 inches (30 cm).
7. Snow Peak Luxury Low Beach Chair
This is a high quality folding and easy to use chair with wood armrests and a unique legs design.
It has a large storage pouch on the back, and you also have a carry bag included. The weight is 7.5 lb (3.4 kg) and the seat is 12 inches (30 cm) above the ground.
8. Lightspeed Outdoors Reclining Beach Chair
This is a folding chair that needs no assembly. It offers a pleasant headrest and this is why I have added it to my list of chairs with headrest.
You have solid armrests visible in the picture above, several storage elements, and this all at a very reasonable price. The chair is lightweight with its 7 lb (3.18 kg) weight and this is because of the aluminum frame. The packed size is 27.76 x 25.2 x 4.25 inches (71 x 64 x 11 cm).
9. KingCamp Low Sling Beach Camping Folding Chair with Mesh Back
This is a very low folding chair with a steel frame, yet it is surprisingly light for such material. The weight is 6.6 lb (3 kg). The seat height is (front/back) 7.9/4.7 inches (20/12 cm).
So the chair is very strong and stable, and with a low center of gravity. It comes with oversized feet that fit any surface. You have solid armrests, a cup holder, and a carry bag. The packed size is 30.7 x 7.9 x 5.1 inches (78 x 20 x 13 cm).
10. Kijaro Coast Folding Beach Sling Chair with Cooler
This chair is a folding type that closes like an umbrella, it becomes a narrow and elongated tube of the size 35 x 6.7 x 5.5 inches (89 x 17 x 14 cm).
So the chair is very easy to use and to transport. It comes with several bonuses that include a detachable headrest pillow, a cooler, 2 cup holders, and a detachable organizer pouch. It is very affordable and the weight is only 6.3 lb (2.86 kg).
11. Helinox Playa Lightweight High-Back Collapsible Beach Chair
This Helinox Playa Lightweight High-Back Collapsible Beach Chair is a top-notch outdoor chair that offers a great headrest and soft armrests. Note that its stuff sack doubles as a pillow.
With the weight of 4 lb 3 oz (1900 g) and the packed size 21.5 x 6.5 x 6 inches (54.5 x 16.5 x 15.5 cm), it is backpack-portable. I have included it also in my list of best collapsible camping chairs that are backpack-portable. You have no less than 5 years warranty with this chair.
12. Helinox Beach Chair
If you are looking for a fully collapsible and nicely packable lightweight camping chair, then this Helinox Beach Chair is for you. It weighs 3 lb 4 oz (1500 g), and its packed size is 18.5 x 5.5 x 4.5 inches (46.5 x 14 x 11 cm).
With this chair you also have a tall back with a headrest. This is why it is included also in my list of camping chairs with headrest.
The frame is an advanced DAC aluminum poles system, and you have an incredible 5-Year warranty.
So this was my list of best lightweight beach chairs, it will be updated whenever I find a chair that deserves to be included in this exclusive list. This is why you might want to bookmark this text and visit it occasionally, this will keep you informed.
Let me know if you have questions or comments, there is a comment box below. Thank you for reading and have a nice day.