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21 Stylish Long-Sleeve Bathing Suits for Summer 

By  Emily Konatella

LAST UPDATED - May 8, 2022

Modesty, sun protection, and practicality are just a few of the reasons to sport long-sleeves at the beach. But finding a fashionable long-sleeve swimsuit can pose quite a challenge. Amidst the sea of skimpy string bikinis trending today, swim options with a little extra coverage are few and far between.

To help you prepare for your next beach day, we've rounded up the summer's best long sleeve bathing suits. With these trendy swimsuits, you won't need to sacrifice one bit of style. While these long-sleeved swimsuits are ideal for surfing, paddleboarding, swimming, and other water sports, they look just as stylish at a pool party or beach BBQ.

Check Out These 21 Stylish Long Sleeve Swimsuits for Summer 

Sweaty Betty Waterside Cover-Up Rash Guard

You can never go wrong with a basic black swimsuit like this Waterside Cover-Up Rash Guard from Sweaty Betty. The versatile long-sleeve swimsuit can go straight from the beach to brunch, the pool to a backyard BBQ, or the lake to lunch. It's cut from a durable nylon-spandex blend that stretches to move with you as you swim and dries quickly once you're out of the water. A fashionable open back perfectly balances the modest crew neck and long sleeves.

Abysse Billie Surf Swimsuit

The search is over. This Billie Surf Swimsuit from Abysse is guaranteed to be your new go-to surfing suit. The retro one-piece features high-cut legs and a high neckline that draw inspiration from classic 80s styles. A tie-closure open back and cheeky bottoms show off plenty of skin to balance out the modest long-sleeves. Available in four color options, it's an easy addition to any summer wardrobe.

Shoshanna Long-Sleeve Rash Guard

Few swimsuits are more versatile than this Long-Sleeve Rash Guard from Shoshanna. The modest black one-piece boasts a mock turtleneck, half-zip front closure, medium-coverage bottoms, and long fitted sleeves. Cut from textured stretch fabric, it flatters your curves and provides just the right amount of support. Slip-on your favorite summer shorts, and you're ready to stroll the boardwalk after surfing.

Maaji Triton Reversible Long-Sleeve One-Piece Swimsuit

This Triton Reversible Long-Sleeve One-Piece Swimsuit will earn you double the style points this summer. The one-piece features a fully reversible design with two black and white floral prints to choose from. Its sporty cut comes equipped with a partial front-zip closure and medium coverage bottoms to prevent wardrobe malfunctions during swimming, surfing, and other water sports.

O'Neill Leo Monsoon Long-Sleeve One-Piece Swimsuit

Take your swimsuit collection to the next level with this Leo Monsoon Long-Sleeve One-Piece Swimsuit from O'Neill. A plunging wrap-front and waist cut-outs show off a little skin while long sleeves and medium-coverage bottoms preserve your modesty. The back zip closure features an oversized zipper pull for easy on-off. Plus, the stretchy, leopard print fabric is made from recycled polyester for a lower environmental impact than your average suit.

HAH Half-Time Bikini Top & You Cheeky Thing Reversible Bikini Bottom

Maximize your beach outfit options with this Half-Time Bikini Top and You Cheeky Thing Reversible Bikini Bottoms from HAH. Style the pink sides together as a classic monochrome suit, flip the bottoms for a color-blocked effect, or mix and match each piece with other suits in your swim drawer. Functional details like padded underwire cups, thumbholes, and UV protection make it a suitable choice for long days in the sun. The unique fabric is made from a cornstarch byproduct for a lower environmental impact than polyester.

Stone Fox Ulu Surf One-Piece Suit

Fashion meets function in this Ulu Surf One-Piece Suit from Stone Fox Swim. The long-sleeve bathing suit boasts a chic, figure-flattering cut that works on any body type. High-cut legs, cheeky bottoms, and a plunging neckline with tie front detail show just the right amount of skin. It's made using recycled nylon for a soft feel and a reduced environmental impact. The surf-ready suit comes in basic black and teal.

GIGI C Nicole Surf Suit

Don't think long-sleeve suits can be sexy? This Nicole Surf Suit from GIGI C will change your mind! The sexy long-sleeve one-piece is cut from water-friendly faux leather with tiny cut-out details for a touch of skin. A sleek front zip closure allows the wearer to reveal as much or as little as they'd like. It's the perfect suit for surfing with medium coverage bottoms and a comfortable fit. Now, are you ready to catch some waves in this stylish surf suit?

Andrea Iyamah Akacia Bikini Top & Bottoms

Looking for a swimsuit with a little support? This flirty Akacia Bikini from Andrea Iyamah features an underwire and adjustable S-hook closure at the back neck and mid-back. A twisted chest detail and high-rise bottoms with a crossover front create an ultra-flattering silhouette on fuller figures. The colorful swirls are an abstraction of a woodgrain print. Expect a compliment every time you wear it!

Agua Bendita Ering Long-Sleeve Bathing Suit

This Erin Long-Sleeve Bathing Suit from Agua Bendita is perfect for a pool party. The sophisticated one-piece comes from the label's Luckiest Collection. It features an open back, balloon puff sleeve, and fitted bottoms with a high-leg, medium-coverage cut. Cut from a lightweight nylon-spandex blend, it can easily be styled with shorts, pants, and skirts as a bodysuit too.

PRANA Seleina Cropped Long-Sleeve Rash Guard

This Seleina Cropped Long-Sleeve Rash Guard from PRANA can meet the demands of any day at the water. The cropped long-sleeve bikini top is made from ECONYL regenerated nylon with stretch, support, and UPF 50+ sun protection. It's offered in three versatile color options that are easy to mix and match. Pair the protective bikini top with the coordinating Aureila High-Leg Bikini Bottoms or any basic black pair in your swimsuit collection. And when you are not swimming, it can be worn as a long sleeve top.

Camilla Printed Long-Sleeve Bodysuit

How gorgeous is this Printed Long-Sleeve Bodysuit from Camilla? The modest silhouette lets the statement-making print really shine! It blends abstract shapes and intricate floral prints for a modern boho vibe. The sophisticated one-piece suit features a round neck, long sleeves, and full coverage bottoms. A hidden back zipper ensures a secure fit while you surf, swim, and soak up the summer sun.

Beach Riot Bethany Spring Suit

This Bethany Spring Suit from Beach Riot makes a great addition to any swim arsenal. Designed with movement in mind, it's made from a wetsuit material that's perfect for surfing, paddleboarding, and other water sports. A half-zip crew neck and full-coverage bottoms keep you covered and comfortable no matter how you move. Waist cut-outs and summery color-blocking ensure this functional suit doesn't fall short on style either.

Billabong Island Calling Long-Sleeve One-Piece Swimsuit

You're guaranteed to be the best dressed at the beach in Billabong's Island Calling Long-Sleeve One-Piece Swimsuit. The feminine long-sleeve suit features a flattering V-neck, medium-coverage bottoms, and a pastel botanical print that's sure to earn compliments. It's cut from a recycled polyester blend with UPF 50+ sun protection. Wear the functional suit while you surf, swim, or host a beachside BBQ with friends. It's so stylish, you'll want to wear it all the time!

Agua Bendita Clara Maneria One-Piece Swimsuit

Agua Bendita's Clara Maneria One-Piece Swimsuit does more than make you look chic. Each high-quality suit is crafted by Colombia's finest female artisans under ethical conditions. The sporty long-sleeve one-piece features a bold open back, a high neckline, and medium-coverage bottom. Slip-on a pair of denim cutoffs, and it becomes a fashionable bodysuit to sport after the beach. It's a piece that makes you look good and feel good too!

Olessia One Piece

Whether you are surfing up or enjoying a beach day in this Olessia One Piece. The one-piece swimsuit is stylish and provides high coverage, debuting in a mix of floral and animal prints with picot stitch detailing. This bathing suit features a deep v-neck with an exposed zipper midway down the center front and invisible zippers at the wrists.

Ruched Disconnect Swimsuit

There is nothing more perfect than the warm beach and this Ruched Disconnect Swimsuit. The stylish swimsuit is crafted from a stretch blend, creating a smooth matte finish. This silhouette features a center front opening accentuated through an adjustable ruched drawstring.

PatPo Protea Beaded Cut-Out One Piece

This Protea Beaded Cut Out One Piece from PatPo is a fashion-forward swimsuit. The long sleeve swimsuit features cutout details throughout and is unique with an open back. And unlike the other long sleeve swimsuits, this one-piece offers one sleeve made from printed tulle fabric with hand-sewn beadwork throughout.

Long Sleeve One Piece Swimsuit

Simple yet stylish. This Long Sleeve One Piece Swimsuit should be a summer wardrobe staple. With extra coverage, sun protection, and surfer-cool styling, long-sleeve swimsuits were a huge hit on resort runways. Crafted of ribbed tech jersey and cut with a sexy high leg and open back, this one-piece goes from bodyboarding to brunching with the girls with the addition of leather shorts and a heeled mule.

Plunge Netted Sleeve Swimsuit

Bring a little drama to your swimwear with this Plunge Netted Sleeve Swimsuit. The sexy and stylish bodysuit features a plunging neckline and strategically placed ribcage cut-outs. The bodice is made from waterproof, stretch Lycra fabric, and the sleeves are a cotton crochet fabric that can withstand water but are designed for serious swimming. Plunging neckline with gold barbell hardware detail at center and voluminous sleeves feature slightly pointed shoulder details with cheeky rear coverage. 


About the author

Emily Konatella

Emily is a fashion consultant, designer and creative director with more than 15 years experience creating, designing and developing clothing & jewelry. From managing pageant shows to turning concepts into actual designs, she has experience with almost all fabric types and jewelry designs and is in touch with the latest fashion trends.

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