Poolside Umbrella Picks for Cooling Off this Season

Spending summer outdoors is most enjoyable when you have a shaded retreat nearby. The easiest way to create shade on your patio, poolside, or deck is to add an umbrella. Outdoor umbrellas come in a variety of sizes and styles so you can pick the best one for your lifestyle and location.


Umbrellas featuring Sunbrella fabric provide breathable comfort and flexible shading from the sun. Our weather, mold, and mildew resistant fabrics add comfort, protection, and visual interest to your backyard or patio. We’ve rounded up some of our top picks for outdoor umbrellas featuring Sunbrella fabric. 


Poolside loungers shaded by light blue umbrellas with tasselsPoolside loungers shaded by light blue umbrellas with tassels


Alicante Tassel Umbrella in Coastal Blue from Serena & Lily

The Alicante Tassel Umbrella from Serena & Lily takes the classic glamour of pagoda-style umbrellas and adds unique details, like double tassels and scalloped edges, for a fun boho vibe. The wide canopy provides generous shade.  


Poolside loungers shaded by green and white striped umbrellasPoolside loungers shaded by green and white striped umbrellas


Phoebe Scallop-Edge Patio Umbrella in Green Stripe from One King’s Lane 

The Phoebe Scallop-Edge Patio Umbrella from One King’s Lane creates a perfect patio retreat with a classic style and durable materials. Available in 19 color options, The scalloped (or double-scalloped) protects against the elements while its frame is crafted from a combination or sturdy aluminum and stainless steel, featuring a tilt & crank function.  


Outdoor dining table shaded by a cantilever patio umbrellaOutdoor dining table shaded by a cantilever patio umbrella


Altura Cantilever Umbrella from Frontgate

The Altura Cantilever Umbrella from Frontgate offers expansive shade and optimal sun protection housed in a compelling architectural design. The easy-open crank and 360° swivel rotation make it ideal for optimal coverage throughout the day.


UV Protection All Year Round

The Skin Cancer Foundation recommends certain Sunbrella fabrics in shading products as part of a complete sun protection regimen, including regular use of sunscreen, to aid in preventing sun-induced skin damage.


Stay Cool This Summer with Sunbrella

Patio and poolside umbrellas offer welcome shade, but they also set the tone for your entire outdoor living space. These durable, long-lasting, beautiful umbrella options will bring welcome refuge from the sun for many years to come.


Learn more about Outdoor Living with Sunbrella and all the benefits of Sunbrella Shade