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    Updated on Jul 6, 2020. Posted on Jul 5, 2020

    33 Swimsuits That Are Somehow, Against All Odds, Under $30

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    Unless otherwise specified, all sizes in this post are listed in women's.

    1. A beautiful monstera swimsuit that won't leaf you broke.

    model wears leaf print one piece with ruffles under the bust area and a grid cut out section around the v-neckline and under the ruffles

    Promising review: "How? How can Cupshe make suits this cheap with this much quality? I think I actually look good in it. Never, and I mean EVER, have I said that about a bathing suit." —Stephanie Critchfield

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and one other patterns).

    2. A self-tie sash swimmie you'll definitely fall in love with at first sight.

    influencer wears white swimsuit with black sash
    @boitumeio_spotted / Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $29.99 (available in sizes 1X–3X).

    3. A rainbow tie-die swimsuit for anyone who can't pick just one favorite color.


    Promising review: "This was legitimately one of the most comfortable bikinis I have ever worn! This would not be ideal for tanning as it comes up pretty high on top but it would be great for water sport activities, snorkeling, jet skiing, etc. The bright pattern was surprisingly cute in the middle of summer!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (available in sizes S–XXL and four tie-dye styles, plus 12 other patterns).

    4. A trendy polka dot bandeau bikini that deserves a spot in your wardrobe.

    reviewer wears tube top bikini in yellow with small black polka dots

    Promising review: "Love! Swimsuit is great quality, especially for the price. It's evenly sewn!!!" —Brittney

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes S–L and seven colors).

    5. A neon ribbed swimsuit so you can be the brightest thing by the pool (except the sun, of course).

    model wears neon green one piece with low scoop back
    Boux Avenue

    It also comes in more subdued colors like black and olive if you're not vibing with the rave-chic look.

    Get it from Boux Avenue for $20 (originally $43; available in sizes 6–14; also available in four other colors and sizes up to 20).

    6. A pom-pom bikini you'll be cheerleading for, especially when you see the price tag.,

    Promising review: "Obsessed with this swimsuit!!!! Have been eyeing similar swimsuits all the Instagram bloggers wear (by a brand I won’t name :)) but couldn’t justify spending that much on a swimsuit! This is an awesome dupe and the quality is great. I listened to the reviews that recommended sizing up one and I’m glad I did." —Stephanie

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in sizes 4–16 and six colors and patterns).

    7. A swim dress with enough coverage so you don't even need to get a cover-up. Even more money saved!

    reviewer wears one piece with drawstring tie top, cut-out middle section, and skirt. it has lemons on it

    Promising review: "This swimsuit fits so perfectly!!!! It covers just enough!!! It’s so cute and I also have been wearing it as a dress; no one even knows it’s a swimsuit. Great quality!" —KweenKandi

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes XL–5XL and seven patterns).

    8. A halter bikini sure to make everyone green with envy. Luckily, they can all afford to pick up their own!

    model wears high necked bikini covered in banana palm leaves

    Promising review: "I was skeptical when it came to ordering a swimsuit online, but I saw such good reviews and customer images. It fits perfectly! The bottoms and the top! I ordered the floral print and it is so beautiful, I can’t wait to wear it. I love how the top has cups in it for additional support and the neckline is beautiful." —Kristen

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and 25 styles).

    9. A colorful one-piece you should zip over to Amazon and grab immediately.,

    Promising review: "For a $20 swimsuit I loved it. Took out the padding because let’s be honest, swimsuit padding is always shitty. Some of the stitching around the zipper I will need to fix because it’s coming undone. I was pleased with the overall quality though for the price. It’s a fairly thick material. Had five friends ask where I got it! :)" —Danielle

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and 12 colors).

    10. A black bathing suit with a scalloped top you won't have to shell out for.

    model wears black one piece with scalloped edges on the bra area

    Promising review: "It was a cheap suit, but it doesn't feel cheap at all! It doesn't have underwire but it has padding and it makes my breasts look good! I have had a child and am always looking for cute high-waisted two-pieces or cute one pieces that are still fun and attractive. This suit really impressed me and I have purchased many failed suits online." —Sarah Ross

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL; also available in three other styles).

    11. A rhinestone-covered option that looks like a million bucks, but doesn't cost nearly that.

    model wears plunging v-neck one piece covered in large teardrop shaped gems

    Get it from Boohoo for $25 (available in sizes 2–12 and four colors).

    12. An athletic scoop bikini better than a scoop of ice cream on a hot day (and not even that much more expensive).,

    Promising review: "Like, WOW. I bought this on a whim because I really love this bathing suit style, but I’ve always been way too scared to actually buy one. I’m a size 12, I have a ton of stretch marks, and honestly I am very body conscious — this will make you look bomb, whatever your body type is. I ordered a size XL, and it fit great." —Christino

    Get it from Amazon for $23.79 (available in sizes S-XXL and in 10 colors).

    13. A tropical frill-fest with optional straps for anyone strapped for cash.,

    Promising review: "I LOVE this swimsuit! The pattern is so fun and the swimsuit is extremely comfortable. I like that the straps are removable so you can have the extra support if you need it or take them off if you don’t. I love the flutter sleeves that cover my arms!" —Tiffany

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 10 patterns; also available in plus sizes L–2XL and two patterns).

    14. A simple one-piece with a mesh panel that's clearly going to be your budget-friendly pick.


    Promising review: "I bought this suit on a whim, after reading an article on social media, of how much this item was selling on Amazon. Honestly, I haven't found a comfortable, decent looking bathing suit in so many years, and after spending lots of money on expensive brands, I truly didn't expect much from a $25 suit, but, after spending an afternoon reading reviews, I was sold. Also, according to the size chart, I was too big for the available sizes, but thanks to the reviews of the lovely ladies here (thanks!) I figured out a size 16 Plus just might work. I have Prime but, the suit was sent via USPS and it was delayed by a day, which was very inconvenient, as I wanted to wear it to the beach, but, oh well. Anyway, when I finally got it and put it on...WOWZA! absolute perfection! Oh my goodness! The fabric is the right thickness, without discomfort. I bent over and it covers everything, and it looks so stylish! I was a bit concerned the mesh would make it look tacky, but it just looks very classy. DO NOT HESITATE! I will buy it in more colors, it is gorgeous. I can't vouch for longevity, or how it will be after wet, but the hundreds of positive reviews say it all." —alfie fernandez

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes 0/2–20 and 20 colors and patterns).

    15. A tied one-piece in a lovely maroon color that will really pop against all those palm trees you'll be imagining yourself lounging by.

    model wears wrap one piece with large tie

    Promising review: "This suit is really beautiful and has really nice, thick material. First time buyer here and will buy again! As others said, it IS pretty cheeky — I will probably wear a sarong with it, but overall very nice for the price!" —Nancy L Barett

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in sizes S–XXL).

    16. A high-waisted bikini so great, you might be tempted to wear it even off the beach.,

    See BuzzFeed's full review of this swimsuit.

    Promising review: "I love this bikini! The material is great, the sizing is good, and the shipping was quick. It arrived a day sooner than it was supposed to. It fits very well — the top covers everything while still giving off slight cleavage but my breasts won't bounce out. I definitely recommend this!" —Hkellum

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in sizes S–4XL and 18 patterns).

    17. A long-sleeved swimsuit for my fellow sun-fearing folk that know to keep their shoulders covered., Amazon

    Promising review: "Can I say how much I am in LOVE with swimsuit! It fits perfectly, allows you to choose the level of appeal you want with the zipper, and the print is AMAZING. I feel like going to the pool right now just so someone can see me in it!" —Mrs. M

    Get it from Amazon for $13.88 (available in sizes 4–20 and four patterns).

    18. A reliable string bikini that's got you covered (in more ways than one).

    reviewers wears string bikini in yellow

    Promising review: "Hell yea! Finally a body-hugging bathing suit that is true to size and fits over my big butt! Suit is cheeky, but in a sexy way. It fits perfectly! Boyfriend loves this suit, and the baby pink color is adorable. The material is good and comparable with my Victoria's Secret bathing suits that cost me $80. Planning to buy this in another color! :-)" —Lauren

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and 37 colors).

    19. A two-tone swimsuit for people who love the style of Cruella de Vil, Two-Face, and all other stylish monochrome villains.

    model wears one piece that is split vertically and half black and half white with a black belt

    Get it from Boohoo for $18 (available in sizes 12–20).

    20. A super deep plunging swimsuit sure to turn some heads.,

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this swimsuit! I got so many compliments when I wore it to the pool a few days ago! A friend of mine even made me order one for her! I felt sexy and pretty all day long. It fits as expected. It looked small when I received it, but it turns out it is really stretchy fabric and fit me perfectly." —dickenslover

    Get it from Amazon for $17.55+ (available in sizes S–XL and 13 colors and patterns).

    21. A wraparound wonder that comes in so many colors, you might get tied up for a while trying to decide. Save some time and buy one of each!

    model wears bikini with straps under the bra area that wrap around and tie in the back

    Promising review: "This swimsuit is awesome. It's flattering and sexy without feeling like it’s skimpy. I wear a size 8 dress and I have wider hips, and I almost went with a medium but I'm glad I chose a large. It fits perfectly. It's a thick material, with adjustable shoulder straps and a padded top. I may need more in different colors!" —Moira M.

    Get it from Amazon for $24.55+ (available in sizes S-XL and in 15 colors and prints).

    22. A simple, ruched swimsuit everyone will be ruching to admire.

    model wears swimsuit with floral design

    Promising review: "I love the padded cups. Runs true to size when following the US size recommendation. The navy is actually a dark navy, which I love. This anchor swimsuit will be fun to wear on my upcoming Disney cruise." —Christy D

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99 (available in sizes 4–16 and 25 patterns).

    23. A front-tie bikini that's about to put all those expensive swimsuits to shame., Amazon

    Promising review: "Love this suit! Good coverage while still being cute. Was skeptical but def recommend!" —Scott D. Heller

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in sizes XS–L).

    24. A high-leg option with a delicate chain for people who need to accessorize all the time, even on the beach.

    model wears hot pink one piece with silver chain across waist

    Get it from Boohoo for $12 (available in sizes 12–20).

    25. A no-nonsense swimsuit that, frankly, everyone needs in their summer wardrobe.

    reviewer wears orange scoopneck one piece

    Promising review: "Great price, great fit, quality material, and true to size. I was a little concerned at first when I didn't see any form of support but it fits great. I feel like everything is in place and secure. It's a bit cheeky so if you're on the modest or conservative side you may need a cover up or shorts. I'm thinking about ordering it in another color." —Channie Price

    Get it from Amazon for $21.80+ (available in 11 colors, sizes S–2XL).

    26. A retro monokini to turn you into the pin-up model you know you already are.,

    See BuzzFeed's write-up on this high-waisted one-piece.

    Promising review: "Love! I bought two colors. I would by them all but I would like to stay married. 😬 I would recommend fitting your bottom as the top seems adjustable for the most part. Fabric is nice enough. Fully lined. Very happy!" —Alicia

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99 (available in sizes 2–14 and 20 patterns).

    27. A simple swimsuit with a summery phrase emblazoned on the front so everyone knows exactly what you're about.

    black one piece that says island vibes

    Promising review: "I bought this suit for my honeymoon in Hawaii. I love this suit to a T. I’ve received so many compliments. The high cut is my favorite. It fit a little cheeky on me, but i didn’t mind the cheeky-ness. Great quality. I will absolutely be buying more." —baclifton_

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes S–2X and nine different colors/sayings).

    28. A criss-cross bikini that'll definitely cross your mind a hundred times after seeing it. Might as well save time and buy it now!,

    Promising review: "Ok I was skeptical about purchasing this bathing suit but I'm so glad I did! I absolutely love the color it's a very pretty bright hot pink and I love the way how it feels. I like the fact that the straps are adjustable because I am not top heavy so I am able to adjust the straps a little more to fit my bust area. So go ahead and buy the bathing suit you will not be disappointed!" —Melly Mel

    Get it from Amazon for $30 (available in sizes M–3X and four colors).

    29. A one-shoulder colorblock suit made of a ribbed fabric that's comfy and chic.

    model wears swimsuit with block of white and yellow

    Promising review: "Gorgeous!!!! I looooove it!!! It looks just like in the pictures." —Catalina

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99 (available in sizes S–XXL).

    30. A ruffly bikini with all the beauty and charm of an ice cold pina colada.,

    It comes with removable shoulder straps for extra security, too.

    Promising review: "I love this swimsuit! It seems to be very good quality material; it’s very well lined!! What’s even better is that it’s cheaper for this set than all of those swimsuit separates you have to buy these days! The open sides with the cross-overs are a very cute, sassy touch! It looks, feels, and fits great!" —SaSh88

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes XL–4XL and eight colors).

    31. A cutie pie one-piece for people with larger a bust that actually comes in different cup sizes sizes.

    model wears lavender swimsuit with waist sash and black polka dots

    Get it from Asos for $24 (available in sizes 0 E/F–14 I).

    32. A cute swimmie with a lace-lined plunging neckline — it's the perfect sexy doily look., Amazon

    Promising review: "This is the CUTEST suit I’ve ever owned. True to size. The material is thicker and much better than I expected. Love it!!" —Kristy Rempher

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and four colors).

    33. And a cool as heck one-piece with mesh paneling for an extra bit of ~mystique~.

    reviewer wears black one piece with mesh paneling on necklace

    Promising review: "The bathing suit is sexy! The mesh is life, the straps are adjustable, the spandex is strong, and the bust area is supported. Great construction, and I plan on buying more colors. Get it, ladies!" —chococat8444

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes S-XXXL and in eight colors).

    Me having a pool party with all the money I saved:

    Archie Comics / BuzzFeed

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