How to choose the best surf suit...

How to choose the best surf suit...

We've put together a guide on how to choose the best surf outfit for every occasion. Hakuna Wear is constantly designing and redefining each piece to best suit your needs, the surfer. We're always striving to put functionally first based on the feedback from our customers. From this, we've put together an extensive guide on how to best choose your surf outfit based on your surf needs.

Whether you're off on a surf adventure or paddling out at your local break for a mellow sesh, we've got you covered.


Going on a surf adventure

The number one thing when going on a surf adventure is packing swimwear that is suitable for many occasions. You want to pack light but also know you're covered against all the elements and swell conditions. Every piece is designed to withstand all conditions and to suit every occasion.


 Endless Athletic Shorts - 'Ohi'a Hibiscus


Our Endless Athletic Recycled Board Shorts are built for your active lifestyle with a revolutionary side tie for comfort when paddling. Our Recycled Board Shorts allow you to stay out for hours on end in comfort.

Like every Hakuna Wear product, our Recycled Board Shorts also features our signature pocket so you can take your keys or other valuables when you're going on your surf missions.


Woman wearing Hakuna Wear Endless Athletic Shorts - 'Ohi'a Hibiscus showing pocket feature
 Endless Athletic Shorts - 'Ohi'a Hibiscus


Cover up!

Not only do we have you feeling comfortable and give you peace of mind with your valuables, we also have you covered for those mid day or extra long sessions. Whether you want to keep warm or cover up from the harsh sun, we've designed our Surf Suits and Rash Guards to protect your skin while shredding.

Our Rash Guards are lightweight unisex button-up rash guard shirts made from the same UPF50+ recycled material as our board shorts. They're enhanced with rubber buttons and a button cover for maximum comfort. And of course, it even has a pocket. Pair it with your favorite board short, bikini, or one piece for a complete look. 


A selection of Hakuna Wear's rash guards and surf suits that offer UPF50+ sun protection made from recycled material
 Aloha Shirt Recycled Rash Guard (Unisex) - Radical Tropical


The Long Sleeve Surf Suit is the perfect long sleeve rash guard suit when you need more sun protection than a sleeveless one piece. Combine perfect functionality with all day style. The back is designed with a tie, which allows adjustability for different shoulder sizes. The compression recycled fabric brings out your inner warrior so you can have the confidence to get out there and shred!


A selection of Hakuna Wear surf suits for women made with UPF50+ sun protection recycled material
 Long Sleeve Surf Suit - 'Ohi'a Hibiscus


Bikinis for all occasions, shapes and sizes

Hakuna Wear are the masters of designing Sporty and Athletic Bikinis that stay put. Gone are the days of choosing between bikinis that stay put or look adorable. With our Sporty and Athletic Bikinis, you don't have to choose. Made for the water athlete but perfect for splashing in the pool, they provide freedom from wardrobe malfunction! Plus this collection is reversible, two bikinis for the price of one! 


Hakuna Wear cloudbreak reversible athletic bikini bottom
Hakuna Wear's selection of Bikinis suit everyone from shredders who want a bit more coverage to the shredders who love a bit less coverage but also want the functionality and assurance that their bikini will stay put.

Title Nine - Radical Tropical Athletic Bikini Top - Reversible
Radical Tropical High Waisted Bikini Bottom - Reversible


Full pieces that help you reach your full potential

Hakuna Wear's active swimwear and surf suits are designed to provide ultimate comfort and the feeling of security in knowing you won't have a dreaded wardrobe malfunction while doing the sport you love. No more nip slips to worry about! 

Our swimwear is made from recycled water bottles and and our surf suits are made from Yulex, a plant-based neoprene alternative. The wide cross back straps prevent you from constantly needing to yank up those straps!

Our Athletic One Piece Swimsuits are where elegant meets radical, providing the superior high-waisted compression you're looking for to splash, swim, and adventure without a wardrobe malfunction. Never leave your keys to get stolen on the beach with your hidden pocket. Be free to be you in our highest coverage bottom with minimal back tan lines. 


Hakuna Wear Perissa Athletic One Piece Swimsuit - 'Ohi'a Hibiscus

Take it one layer further in our Cloud 9 One Piece Surf Suit in 2 mm Yulex. With all the same features as our regular One Pieces just the added bonus of having a bit more thickness to your suit for that protection against the elements.


Hakuna Wear Cloud 9 One Piece Surf Suit I 2 mm Yulex®
 Cloud 9 One Piece Surf Suit I 2 mm Yulex®


Then there are our Long Sleeve Surf Suit which combines style, warmth, coverage, functionality and comfort. Made with the same compression recycled fabric as our Athletic One Piece Swimsuit, everything stay put so you can shred for longer, to your fullest potential.


Hakuna Wear Long Sleeve Surf Suit - Radical Tropical

Pieces for the hombres too

Our Rash Guards are designed for both our lady rippers and our guy shredders. With all the great features like the breast pocket with a key loop, High neck collar for sun protection, rubber buttons and button cover for maximum comfort and the same UPF50+ recycled material as our board shorts, this shirt is perfect for men too.


Our Recycled Board Shorts come with the innovative side tide for comfort when paddling. They're quick dry, lightweight, made from recycled water bottles, plus they have a key loop for ease of stashing that key for your all day surf sessions. These board shorts are perfect for all the male shredders out there looking for comfort and functionality to maximize their performance.

Hakuna Wear Side Tie Recycled Board Shorts - Flower Power

This extensive guide to our swimwear range will help you chose the right piece for the right occasion. Always feel free to send us an email with your questions, hopes, desires and feedback as Hakuna Wear is made for you and we always design our pieces with our customer's best wishes in mind. 


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