13 Flirty Backless Beach Dresses To Wear This Summer

summer dress by the beach

Got your backless beach dress outfit ready for summer? Get ready because summertime is here again!

Sand, waves, barbeques, and bonfires are a few things that come into mind as we get closer to that time of year again.

So be prepared for it with style! Show off that beautiful side of you in comfort, confidence, and sophistication.

We compiled our top trendy backless beach dresses in hopes of helping you find yours. Live your style!


Photo by Paige Muller

backless boho maxi dresses

The Bohemian style is one of the most popular summer styles.

For those living a free-spirited artistic lifestyle, these are a few of our favorite bohemian-inspired backless beach dresses to own.



Calling all my bohemian lovers show off your free-spirited side with this Blue Pastel Mosaic Print Backless Beach Dress.

Composed of polyester that makes it breathable and lightweight it’s perfect beachwear for summertime.

The V-neckline design adds elongation to your chest revealing a flirty look.

Mosaic pattered backless beach dress features flowers giving it an elegant yet trendy look.


Show off this summer with this classic piece.


  • Lightweight
  • Polyester Material
  • Mosaic Patterned
  • Maxi
  • Spaghetti Strapped
  • Sleeveless
  • V-Neckline


red floral backless beach dress

Cute and classy is this Red Floral Mosaic Patterned Backless Beach Dress.

This beautiful and sexy boho floral dress is made with high-quality rayon. 

Features A-neckline. Composed of petal sleeves that resemble an adorable look.

red floral backless beach dress

Finely detailed mosaic patterns featuring pink stripes at the bottom resemble a cute fashionable look.


  • Lightweight
  • Rayon Material
  • Floral Print
  • Ruffled
  • Petal Sleeve
  • A-Line



For those of you who are looking for the truest representation of the unique Boho print, this most certainly delivers it.

This Blue Floral Backless Beach Dress offers just that.

On the front, you can see the tiny spaghetti straps keeping the front part. It is elegant and chic.

The side opening reveals some skin, making it a little bit sexy – just appropriate for the summertime.

One great detail that will not remain unnoticed is the asymmetric cut.


The front and back of the dress are longer than the side, which is nice and versatile – perfect for the beach.

And then another big detail is the nice open back, deep so it almost reaches the waist.

This is the type of dress that you will gladly wear all summer long.


  • Lightweight
  • Floral Print
  • Sleeveless
  • Halter neckline



Although the short dresses have their own beauty too, the maxi dresses are somehow more chic and interesting.

This Hippie Boho Maxi Backless Beach Dress combines the unique benefits of the maxi dresses with the summer detail details and motifs.

From a first look, you can instantly spot the Boho style.

The dress features a wide and flowy skirt, that ends with several discreet ruffles that add to the uniqueness of the dress.

The top is tight, with a straight line, and has a halter neck that provides additional support.


The back of the dress is a whole other story. It is exactly what makes it unique and extraordinary.

The backless opening is deep and curved, with three tiny straps going from side to side, keeping it tight to the top.

It is made out of chiffon – the perfect option for this type of dress.

Additionally, it comes in several different colors which make the choice even more diverse.


  • Lightweight
  • Chiffon Material
  • Cascading Ruffle
  • Sleeveless
  • Halter neckline


This Tribal Bohemian Inspired Beach Dress is sure to turn heads.

This dress is handmade creating a unique tailored piece.

A deep v-neckline is meant to flaunt your figure. Features strings in the front that can be tied for design.

Orange tassels add style. The fabric is soft and stretchy built to flow with the body.

The dress can be worn as a beach coverup or by itself. Perfect for cruises or resorts.


  • Lightweight
  • Viscose Material
  • Tie-Closure
  • Handmade
  • V-Neckline
smiling girl with hat
Photo by Constantin Panagopoulous

Backless Maxi Dresses

Summertime can’t go wrong without wearing maxi dresses. We put together this list of some of our favorite ones.

Tropical Backless BEACH DRESS


Prepare your summer vacation with style. This Tropical Backless Beach Dress is your perfect go-to outfit for the beach.

This sexy and elegant dress is made of 100% polyester materials.

The fabric is soft and stretchy with a flower print.

Feel like a queen rocking this outfit to a beach or club. 


Features a back criss-cross design giving a flirty back look.


  • Lightweight
  • Polyester Material
  • Floral Print
  • Criss-Cross
  • Sleeveless
  • V-Neckline



Who says that striped clothing isn’t meant to be worn? This Blue and Yellow Striped Knot Strapless Dress is a must for the summer.

Designed to be high waist and elegant and sexy, this 100% polyester dress comes in various colors and patterns. 

It is made of super soft and non-stretchy materials.

The front of the dress is composed of a fit neckline.

striped knot backless dress

Features a back knot that adds a cute design giving a flirty back look.


  • Lightweight
  • Polyester Material
  • Striped
  • Knot
  • Criss-Cross
  • Sleeveless
  • Fit Neckline


palm print backless beach dress

This summer is all about elegance and glamour with this Palm Print Maxi Beach Dress.

This V-neckline with adjustable tie design dress is made with super-stretchy and comfortable materials that will leave you in awe of your beauty. 

Palm Print design gives a tropical, stylish summer look.

palm print backless

Features a high waist and double high split maxi dress which displays your sexy long legs and gives an attractive and eye-catchy look. 


  • Lightweight
  • Polyester Material
  • Palm Print
  • Criss-Cross
  • Split
  • V-Neckline



Simplistic yet sophisticated is this Black Talia Magic Maxi Dress. Made from 100% rayon fabric giving you a soft and comfortable feel.

Each dress is handmade creating a unique apparel piece to be worn proudly.

The front is designed with a deep v-neckline to elongate your figure.


Criss-crossed back with tassels in the front are designed for a stunning look.


  • Lightweight
  • Rayon Material
  • Adjustable straps
  • One Size
  • Sleeveless
  • V-Neckline



Be sophisticated this summer with this Tulla Diamond Royal Blue Backless Beach Dress.

Made from 100% silk that features a halter-style strap that connects behind the neck.

The back of the dress carries a T-strap design giving it a classic elegant look.

Adjustable sash can be knotted or worn long to add an impression.


Features a royal blue color giving it a comfortable yet elegant look.


  • Lightweight
  • Silk
  • Cobalt
  • Back T-Strap
  • Halter

Inspired Mini Backless Beach Dresses

Show off those beautiful legs of yours by opting for a mini beach dress! Depending on your preference remember to go for a dress that makes you happy!

P.S. I tend to go for mini dresses that are usually 3-4 inches above my knee.

Ruffled Mini Backless Beach Dress

white mini backless beach dress

For those wanting a bit of a bolder look then look no farther than with this Flirty Mini Backless Beach Dress.

It is a lightweight mini dress that comes in a super sweet style and features a backless design. 

The bottom of the dress is designed with ruffles creating a loose-fitting flirty look.

For a more casual look, you can pair it up with Blue Gemstone Dangling Earrings.

mini backless beach dress

As well as Jazlyn Women’s Bohemian Beads Gemstone Rubber Thong Flat Sandals. Let your artistic side shine.


  • Spaghetti Strapped
  • Linen and Cotton Material
  • Mini
  • Ruffled
  • Sleeveless
  • V-Neckline


yellow backless beach dress

If you are looking for a short, sexy, and revealing dress, then this Yellow Frill Trim Cami Dress is for you.

On the first look, you will fall in love with the captivating yellow shade.

It is the color of the year 2021 announced by Pantone, and it is usually the best color for summer.

It goes well with every skin tone and delivers absolute vibrancy and freshness.

When it comes to the style of the dress itself, it holds a bit of boho style, which can be seen through the halter neck, subtle ruffles, and the deep V-neck cleavage.

shein yellow backless beach dress

It is lightweight and easy to style, made out of 100% cotton – the perfect fabric choice for summer and high temperatures.

What makes this dress additionally extraordinary is the sexy naked back, perfect for the hot summer days and nights.


  • Lightweight
  • Cotton Material
  • Yellow Color
  • Ruffled
  • Sleeveless
  • V-Neckline

Green Floral Mini Beach Dress

green backless beach dress

This Green Floral Print Mini Dress can be worn as a beachwear garment, over your bikinis, and enjoy the soft and light material.

Although there are a lot of dresses like that, the one that will most greatly serve you the purpose besides beachwear is this green backless dress.

The soft and comfortable fabric provides an excellent feeling on the skin, exactly what you need on the beach.

The dress comes with halterneck straps, that are pretty adjustable and make it a convenient choice for all those who want to adapt the dress according to their body features.

The V-neck opening is the needed detail that combines the front to the back of the dress, leaving it just enough bare and exposed as needed.

green backless beach dress

Features a back criss-cross design giving a flirty back look.

The A-line cut makes it open towards the skirt. It finishes up with a wide ruffle.

Another great thing that makes this dress memorable and a great summer choice is the wonderful green shade that comes combined with the unusual flower print.

Just perfect for the summer temperatures, it is made of cotton and it is very easy to care for.


  • V-Neckline
  • Leaf Print
  • Criss-Cross
  • Mini
  • Halter-Strap
Photo by Glen Jackson


Summertime is all about enjoying those sunny days with family and friends. These are some of our top flirty backless beach dresses to get your summer on!

If you’re looking for other summer beach dresses we got you covered. We put together a list of our all-time beach dresses.

Don’t forget to wear sunscreen while you are out on the beach. Wondering what snacks to take to the beach this summer? We put a list of our favorite beach snacks on all-time to take to the beach.

Let us know in the comments below what are some of your favorite beach dresses. Until next time be safe out in the water!

Jess and Jeanette
About Jess and Jeanette

Jess and Jeanette are two sisters who created Unseen Beaches. This beach travel site was inspired by their family beach vacations while growing up. Helping you discover the best U.S. beach destinations worth visiting, staying, and eating.

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Hi! This is Jess and Jeanette. Two sisters & beach travelers. We built this blog to share our travels in hopes of helping you plan your next beach vacation. Cheers! ❤️



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