The 21 Best Plus-Size Swimsuits to Buy Right Now.

The 21 Best Plus-Size Swimsuits to Buy Right Now

Whether you’re jetting off to an exotic beach somewhere or heading to a local pool to cool down, there’s likely going to be water in your future. No matter if your style is getting your tan on in a sun lounger or splashing in the waves, you’re going to need the best plus-size swimsuit to take you through the heat of summer and into your winter getaway. Thankfully, there are more options than ever for plus-size swimsuits: one-pieces, bikinis, monokinis, tankinis, and swim dresses—should you prefer. Read on for the best plus-size swimsuits, and find your perfect fit.

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Best All-Around Plus-Size Swimsuit


This incredibly adorable blue gingham swimsuit gets a slew of five-star reviews. The talking points? The fit with adjustable straps, the gorgeous ruching, and the sexy cut. Order a size up for the perfect fit—it tends to run small. This is the swimsuit you'll turn to again and again. 

$98.90 at Torrid

Best Cute Plus-Size Swimsuit

Target Women's Plus Size High Neck One Piece Swimsuit.

There’s so much to love about this swimsuit: a chic tropical print, stylish high neck, and gorgeous details at the back—and a very budget-friendly price tag. Plus, the suit is designed with built-in cups to support the girls.

$31.49 at Target

Best Cheap Plus-Size Swimsuit

B2prity Women's One Piece Swimsuit.

With a cute retro-style cut and halter neck (which hooks on two ways), this one-piece gives your summer swimwear collection a little aloha vibe—and we love the neckline on the front. One caveat: This cute suit fits a little better for people with smaller chests.

$24.99 at Walmart

Best Splurge Plus-Size Swimsuit

Crochet Plunge One Piece Swimsuit.

If you feel sexiest in your lingerie, this black crochet swimsuit is the next best thing. The delicate lace insets trace your curves, while a playful bow secures the back of the suit. It’s basically the heart-eye emoji in a one-piece. 

$158 at Everything But Water

Best One-Piece Plus-Size Swimsuit

Sasha Cutout Over The Shoulder One Piece Swimsuit.

Come for the bold tropical print, stay for the cut. This almost-bikini has sexy cutouts right under the bust along the front of the suit—as well as shoulder straps that stay put. Another bonus? The molded, underwire cups that keep boobs feeling secure. 

$98 at Everything But Water

Best Plus-Size Swim Dress


Perfect for when you’re after coverage but still want to show off a little, the Black Crochet Side-Slit V-Neck Swimdress is basically a one-piece and cover-up in one—and it’s designed with a little extra shaping for the tummy and hips. It also comes in wine, if you want to play with color. 

$78 at Swimsuits For All

Best Striped Plus-Size Swimsuit

Wolf & Whistle Curve Exclusive Eco stripe swimsuit in black & white.

There are the stripes you’ve seen a thousand times before, and then there are stripes. This white-and-black blocked-up remix on your standard pattern is cute, sure, but it’s also made out of recycled plastic bottles and textile waste.

$54 at Asos

Best Sporty Plus-Size Swimsuit

One-Piece Racerback Swimsuit NIKE.

If you’re looking for a suit to work out or swim laps in, this Nike number is what you’re looking for. It keeps you covered and holds up after hours logged in chlorine. Keep in mind that it’s a training suit, so it’ll fit a little tighter than your usual beach suit.

$96 at Nordstrom

Best Plus-Size Swimsuit with Built-In Bra

Curvy Kate Sheer Class Balcony Bikini Swim Top and Bottoms.

If you prefer your top to come in bra cup sizes (sometimes the fit feels more secure), go for this red-hot bikini. It's sizzling hot, and has plenty of features too: flexible side boning keeps the top from digging in, and you can either keep the straps as they are or cross them in the back. Pair it with these cute bottoms that have a mesh peekaboo bellybutton. 

$58 and $39 at Her Room

Best Tankini Plus-Size Swimsuit

Addition Elle Printed Convertible Tankini Top.

A pretty floral pattern meets sexy straps in this coral-colored, empire-waist tankini with a bandeau twist and hook and keyhole back. Throw on these high-waisted black bikini bottoms—or the favorites you already own—and you’re ready for a day of lounging at the pool.

$72 at Addition Elle

Best High-Waisted Plus-Size Swimsuit


With lingerie-inspired black piping that contrasts nicely against the trendy palm print, the Madame Everglade Underwire High Waist Bikini offers plenty of style—and support—for a day at the beach. The three-hook closure offers security for diverse top sizes. 

$71.25 at Swimsuits For All

Best Plus-Size Swimsuit with Cut-Outs


This leopard-print cut-out one piece is right on trend. If you haven't noticed, leopard is back in a big way. And it carries the ever-coveted five-star rating from customers, who love how secure it feels and how hot they feel in it. 

$41.21 at Aerie

Best Plus-Size Swimsuit from Amazon

Daci Women's One Piece Plus Size High Neck Swimsuit.

This best-selling swimsuit is a great compromise for when you want to feel sexy and also have freedom of movement (plunging necklines can backfire!). The mesh panel over the girls keeps them in place, and the suit supports and shapes while staying comfortable after hours of wear. We think the red is stunning, but there are 11 gorgeous shades to pick from. 

$28.99 at Amazon

Best Pool-to-Dinner Plus-Size Swimsuit

Wavely Woman Plus Size Swimwear Two Piece Ruffled Bikini.

With high-waisted bottoms and a cute off-the-shoulder, crop-top style top, this bikini goes from the beach to dinner on the beach with the quick addition of a skirt, shorts, or pair of beachy pants slipped on over them. All seven floral and tropical prints are fun and flattering. You'll wear this on rotation. 

$24.99 at Amazon

Best Walmart Plus-Size Swimsuit

Catalina Women's plus-size slimming high-waisted bikini two-piece swimsuit set.

This pin-up style lipstick-red bikini is sexy and sleek, with tummy control and a soft-cup halter top—and it has four full stars from almost 200 reviewers, who rave about how flattering the fit is. And the bottoms stay put—no embarrassing wedgies.  

$21 at Walmart

Most Comfortable Plus-Size Swimsuit


Dozens of beach and pool lovers have left five-star reviews talking about how comfortable this suit is. And it’s cute, too, with lingerie-inspired contrast piping that defines your shape—and is right in line with this season’s preference for more graphic palettes.

$98.90 at Torrid

Best On-Trend Plus-Size Swimsuit

West Village One-Piece Swimsuit BECCA ETC.

Rainbow stripes are having a moment, and we love how universally flattering they are. This one-piece swimsuit adds a touch of sexiness with a deep cut chest and interesting double tie in the back. The subtle color is fun and youthful without being over the-top-top or childish. It's bound to be your favorite summer suit. 

$158 at Nordstrom

Best Cult-Following Plus-Size Swimsuit

Summersalt The Marina.

Summersalt’s gathered a cult following for influencer-loved, high-quality swimsuits that don’t come with an incredibly high price tag. We love The Marina, which features summery color-blocking and diagonal seaming in the shades of a tropical sunset. Pair it with a colorful umbrella drink for the ultimate summertime selfie.

$95 at Summersalt

Best Vintage-Inspired Plus-Size Swimsuit

Addition Elle Cactus High Waist Bikini Bottom.

A retro black bikini is always one of the hottest suits on the beach, and this option is a strong contender for first prize. The vintage shirring and tie on the bikini top is the definition of Old Hollywood glam, and we’re all about these ruched high-waisted bottoms.

$48 and $62 at Addition Elle

Best Black Plus-Size Swimsuit

Black Lattice Plunge One-Piece Swimsuit.

If you’re torn between a one-piece and a bikini, a swimsuit with cut-outs is a great compromise—and the Black Lattice Plunge One-Piece Swimsuit from Swimsuits for All is a total knockout with its plunging V-neck and sexy lattice details. Be sure to check out the Instagram photos of real life wearers rocking it in the wild. 

$74.25 at Swimsuits For All

Best Halter-Style Plus-Size Swimsuit


Ashley Graham’s collaboration with Swimsuits For All has resulted in some seriously sexy swimsuits. Take, for example, the Boss Swimsuit with lattice cut-outs on the sides. It’s thoughtfully designed, too. The suit is fully lined with a Power Mesh front panel, and the chest gets support with a hidden underwire bra, removable soft cups, and a self-tie halter. Get ready for heads to turn. 

$96 at Swimsuits For All

Our Favorite Plus-Size Cover-Ups

For the times when you want a little move coverage and style, reach for one of these fun and functional cover-ups.

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