Sometimes a standard beach towel just isn’t large enough space separating you and the sand–which makes Hammam towels the perfect summer beach blanket.  Also called peştemals, Hammam towels are traditionally used at Turkish baths are still woven in the traditional manner on a métiers a tisser, or hand loom.  Luxuriously large and highly absorbent, each towel is woven from 100% organic Turkish cotton and finished with fringe.  Spread out and get your tan on.

(top towels from Toast $28, middle towels from L’Aviva Home $50, bottom towels from Scents & Feel $50-$60)