Affordable Swimwear for Summer – 10 Swimsuits under $35

This summer, I plan to spend as much time as possible outdoors by the water. Whether that’s at the lake, on the beach, or poolside. While I love the fit and added coverage of a one piece, I have recently added quite a few two piece sets to my cart as well. Below I have rounded up some of my favorite affordable swimwear options for the summer season. Ready for any time by the water you may be able to soak up this season!

Affordable Swimwear for Summer, 9 Swimsuits under $30 | Louella Reese

Affordable Swimwear for Summer

Below you’ll find five suits I recently purchased – with full reviews on each. Find full reviews for five additional affordable swimsuits here. Including three I wore on constant rotation last summer! Plus check out my swimsuit reel via Instagram to see how each of them looks when moving + some style inspiration.

Affordable High-waisted bikini for Summer | Louella Reese

Puff sleeve high-waisted Bikini set

My favorite affordable swimwear option – this sweet puff sleeves, a square neck, and flattering front tie make this bikini set a must try! While offering a great amount of coverage the details provide a feminine touch. An instant feel good swimsuit! I have already ordered it in a second color – it is that good!

Size: Wearing a size small. Fit is true to size.
Colors: White and black

Sexy One Piece Swimsuit for Summer | Louella Reese

Solid one piece with low cut back

This retro one piece has a flattering, sexy fit. With an ultra low cut back, belted waist and subtle vertical stripes. I found this suit was made for those with longer torsos than mine or maybe those just a tad bit taller. While I really loved the fit everywhere else, the longer straps/torso made it a return for me. I would still recommend giving the suit a try if you like the style, it may fit you just right!

Size: Wearing a size small. Fit is true to size.
Colors: Available in 21 additional colors/patterns

Feminine Floral One Piece Swimsuit | Louella Reese

Floral one piece with scallop detail

Especially for active holidays on the water or chasing a little one around, it’s nice to have a swimsuit on hand that provides a bit of coverage, while still looking pretty and feminine. This one-piece swimsuit has the perfect classic fit and a beautiful floral print. Aside from the coverage this swimsuit also offers a great amount of support.

Size: Wearing a size small. Fit is true to size.
Colors: Deep blue and black

Affordable Summer Swimwear | Louella Reese

Smocked top high-waisted bikini set

I am a huge fan of smocking as it is so flattering and comfortable. This bikini offers a smocked top with straps and ruffle detail. The floral print bottoms make a statement against the solid top. Both pieces offer great coverage and are very comfortable! The perfect suit for an active day on the water.

Size: Wearing a size small. Fits tts.
Colors: Available in 17 additional colors/patterns

Athletic Two-Piece Swimsuit | Louella Reese

Solid tank bikini set

To be honest this was my least favorite swimsuit and one that found it’s way back to Amazon. The cut and overall fit of the suit left me feeling self-conscious. I was brought back to middle school days! I think it would be perfect on those are that have a more straight or athletic build. The bottoms are mid-rise and do provide a good amount of coverage.

Size: Wearing a size small. Fits a little small – I would size up if between sizes.
Colors: Available in 12 additional colors/patterns

Shop Affordable swimwear for summer

Which swimsuit is your favorite?


  1. Lizzie wrote:

    Okay I want all of them! I love that little puff sleeve one! Super cute picks!


    Posted 5.6.21
    • right? it’s dangerous ordering them from amazon – end up wanting them all. thank you gal – that is my favorite as well!

      xo Laura Leigh

      Posted 5.21.21
  2. So many good swimwear finds…I own a couple of the Amazon ones (the scalloped bikini and the baby blue stripe one) and love them! xoxo, Sarah

    Posted 5.7.21
  3. Stephanie wrote:

    I truly can’t remember the last time I actually needed a swimsuit! Even pre-pandemic, I never went to the pool/beach in the summer – oops. I absolutely love these though and I’ll definitely be referring back to this in the future, if I’m in need of cute swimwear! You’ve got such great style.

    Posted 5.7.21
    • oh girl I don’t know how you stay out of the sun – I am sun obsessed!

      xo Laura Leigh

      Posted 5.21.21
  4. Lee wrote:

    Great finds! I am totally ordering that puff sleeve one – that is such a cute and unique touch!

    Posted 5.7.21
  5. Rach wrote:

    All these swimsuits are so cute and really love that they’re affordable!

    Posted 5.9.21
  6. These suits are so affordable! You’re making me want to pack a bag and head on a vacation! xo Jaimie

    Posted 5.11.21
  7. Nailil wrote:

    I love these swimsuits. The two piece is my fave. 🙂

    Xx, Nailil

    Posted 5.11.21

Comments are closed.