What to Wear to a Resort

What to Wear to a Resort

Not sure what to wear to a resort? Consider these wardrobe suggestions while you enjoy some fun in the sun.


Camille standing in front of an ornate gate wearing bermuda shorts and a short sleeve top


Vacationing in a luxury resort gives you a chance to wind down and forget about the stressors of everyday life. An opportunity to enjoy the sand and sun while indulging in delicious food and decadent drinks.

Going to a beach resort is an easy task, but getting ready for that vacation is another story. Beyond making arrangements for pets, taking time off of work, and finding someone to house sit, packing ideal resort attire can be a bit tricky.

With the right guidance, you can adhere to the resort dress code and look fabulous on your tropical vacation. Whether you’re heading to Palm Springs or taking a break from the States in The Bahamas or Aruba, we can help you find everything from resort evening wear to casual beach day options. Here are some tips on what to wear at a 5 star resort:


Resort Casual: Collared Shirt and Bermuda Shorts

One of the best aspects of staying at a resort is having the opportunity to sit around and do absolutely nothing! There’s always something going on, whether it’s a planned excursion, couple’s outing or other events tied to the resort, but none of them are required. You can sit on a beach chair, dig your toes in the sand and let the sound of the waves crashing overwhelm you - with a drink in hand, of course!

For this reason, we recommend finding a few resort casual looks. A gorgeous collared shirt and pair of bermuda shorts can offer you that resort look without skimping on the comfort. You can wear this look on those lazy beach days or early morning strolls through the resort.


Swimwear: Halter Bikini Top and High Waisted Bottoms

No beach vacation is complete without a gorgeous new bathing suit! Strut your stuff in a halter bikini top with high-waisted bottoms for a look that turns heads throughout the resort. If you’re feeling more modest, you can find a beautiful high-neck swimsuit that’s perfect for swimming laps in the pool, attending the island water aerobics class, or relaxing by the beach.

What’s a resort stay without a flirty and fabulous cover-up? We carry a variety of swimsuit cover-ups (checkout Raya Sun's collection) that can make you feel more comfortable at lunchtime when you head to the bar or restaurant after spending the morning on the beach.


Beach Wear: Sun Shirt and Crop Pants

Some people prefer to sleep in and relax to the highest extent on a resort vacation. Others wake at the crack of dawn and head to the beach to watch the sun rise. If you prefer the latter, we suggest investing in a sun shirt and pair of crop pants for your trip.

Sun shirts are designed with a Ultraviolet Protection Factor (UPF) to help you take on the day as soon as the sun comes out. Sun protection fabric is perfect for walking on the beach, riding a bike or taking on other similar excursions during your stay.

Crop pants can come in handy during the beginning of the day as well. They’re perfect for the crisp mornings that turn into warmer days.


Excursion Wear: Tank Tops and Pull-On Shorts

Speaking of excursions, we recommend taking advantage of one or two activities during your trip! You might’ve booked this vacation for pure relaxation, but the activities give you a chance to take an adventure in the water, meet other like-minded vacationers and soak up the sun!

Comfort is ideal during an excursion, so we recommend sticking to basic tank tops and pull-on shorts for the trip. Be sure to wear footwear based on the weather and the activity (flip flops likely won’t be ideal here) and load up on the sunblock to protect your skin. A sun shirt or pullover may be helpful to bring along as well!


Elegant Casual: Maxi Dress

Resorts have an amazing dynamic that offers a mixture of casual and elegant dining options so you never have to feel under or over dressed for your meals. If you’re looking for an option that you can wear at a casual bistro for lunch and a semi-formal lounge for dinner, maxi dresses make the perfect choice. A sleek black maxi dress can help you feel comfortable and turn heads while you explore the resort.

If you’re looking for a dress to wear out for cocktails, buy a strappy sleeveless dress. Paired with your favorite wedges, this outfit becomes an elegant look with ease.

Don’t forget to invest in a few sundresses for the trip as well. These are staples in resort and island wear and make a versatile option for just about any occasion.


Crystal leaning against a wall wearing an Anthony's Resort Wear tank top and shorts

Find What to Wear at a 5 Star Resort at Anthony’s Florida

Searching for the perfect outfits to wear on your next vacation? Find everything you need and more for your 5 star hotel trip at Anthony’s Florida. From casual dress options to bathing suits, cover ups and jackets, we have everything you need to feel comfortable and confident during your resort stay.

Browse our website to find everything you need for a day on the beach, a night out at the resort bar, and even a cozy night in at the hotel. No matter what you need, we can help you vacation in style.

Don’t start packing for your resort getaway until you’ve shopped at Anthony's Florida! Check out our women's apparel collection today.

1 comment

Maralee Rivard

Please use more primary colors. Love the Anthony’s Resort Wear but one can only have so many tops in your pinks and purples. I would love to see some tops in navy and lime, reds and greens. Also, please, more short sleeve tops.

Please use more primary colors. Love the Anthony’s Resort Wear but one can only have so many tops in your pinks and purples. I would love to see some tops in navy and lime, reds and greens. Also, please, more short sleeve tops.

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