Beach tents have come a long way from when they, sun shelters first started being made. In the past the tent has just been a flat piece of wood that you would place somewhere where it would not get in the way. The beach is constantly changing, as tides come and go, and different types of weather such as hurricanes change. If you live in an area that has lots of rain, you will have to deal with some problems while you are at the beach. That is why the tents have made a comeback. There is now a tent that will protect you against wind and rain and still allow you to enjoy the beach.
Beach tents come in all different shapes, sizes, and styles. They can be a simple structure that sits right on top of the beach or it can be a much bigger tent that stands on two legs and is mobile. The beach is always changing and there are many different types of materials that are used to make the tents so that they can be made to match any type of terrain. There are beach tents that are designed with a frame, which is usually made out of PVC pipe, or even a metal frame. The more traditional tent is usually made out of plastic, but this plastic will sometimes deteriorate in the sun or rain. It also tends to be flimsy if the frame does break down and the sides fold up. Most of these types of tents can be disassembled for easy storage and have wheels to make transporting them easier.
The beach tents that are made in plastic are the least expensive, and they do not need much maintenance. They do however require some tools to assemble the tent and the tools can be expensive. Some of the other types of plastic beach tents will also require maintenance such as painting, which makes them a little expensive. There are also tent designs that are constructed out of vinyl that can be purchased and are less expensive than their metal counterparts. When purchasing your tent, it is important to keep the climate of the beach in mind. A tent that is designed for a tropical or warm climate can be very expensive, so it is best to think about what you are going to do with your tent when deciding on the material that you are going to use. These days, many people just use the beach tents for lounging around the beach and enjoying the sunshine.