Splashabout Swimwear- all you need to know about the ultimate toddler swimwear

Splashabout Swimwear- all you need to know about the ultimate toddler swimwear

As we were doing our round the world trip we knew that we would be traveling to some of the world’s most beautiful beaches and in some of the most UV strong areas of the world. As such we knew that we would need robust and protective swimwear for our little one – enter Splashabout Swimwear. Splashabout has a series of products that are perfect for all swimming situations. We tested them in various locations and this is our honest review on why Splashabout for us is a toddler travel essential.Splashabout Products we Tried

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Table of Contents

Splashabout Float Vest

First up the Splashabout Float Vest. We loved this product because it gave my little girl real confidence in the swimming pool. She is a toddler that hates arms bands and as a result couldn’t swim on her own. She loved the float vest and really didn’t mind wearing it. It also gave enough buoyancy so that she felt confident in the water while at the same time helping her start to get in a better position to start swimming.

A confident little swimmer

I think this product singlehandedly made swimming and swimming pools much more fun for our toddler!

Splashabout UV Swimsuit

Testing Splashabout swimwear at Hawaii waterfalls

Being in the South Pacific and Australia with the hole in the Oz Layer, the sun was exceptionally strong. I am a paranoid mum who is constantly panicking about sun strength and sunburn. For that reason we loved the range of Splashabout UV swimsuits. I can safely say that these swimsuits stood up to the test of being out in the midday sun in some of the strongest UV sunshine in the world. The swimsuits cover your little ones neck, arms and to the knees offering great sun protection. If you want sun safe swimwear then you really need the Splashabout UV Swimsuit.

I’d love it in future if they added some cute swim UV hats to their range!

These Splashabout UV swimsuits and float vests have the added bonus that they come in a great range of styles and colors that coordinate which means you’ll have the best dressed baby on the beach!

Splashabout Swim Nappy aka the Happy Nappy

This is perhaps the most famous of all the splash about swimwear. The Splashabout Swim Nappy aka the Happy Nappy offers complete confidence for parents who are worried about in pool accidents. Without going into to much information, I can tell you they work!

Splashabout Nappy Costume

Splash About - Nappy Costume

If the Happy Nappy Splashabout Swim Nappy wasn’t enough they have now integrated the happy nappy into a Splashabout Nappy Costume! I simply loved this product as it is one of the few products on the market, swimwear or otherwise that not only accounts for baby nappies but integrates them and makes them stylish. I don’t think there is a better looking baby swimming costume on the market!

What are your favorite toddler and baby swimwear products?

We were given these products for purpose of review  by Spalshabout but all our opinions are our own and we will happily buy more of these products in the future.


  1. May 2, 2018 / 10:53 am

    Splashabout have such great products – we had a Happy Nappy and the UV suit when my daughter was younger and the latter is so good against the sun. The float jacket sounds great as well, we’re big fans of floatsuits, it totally transformed my daughter’s confidence in the pool.

  2. May 3, 2018 / 9:28 am

    I’ve good things about Splashabout.l and what a great range of products they have. I’m all the lookout for some UV suits and floats for my youngest who is learning.

  3. May 4, 2018 / 7:40 am

    Those all look really good! Wish they were around when mine were small x

  4. May 4, 2018 / 12:08 pm

    We have some UV swimwear, too. It’s so important to make sure they stay safe in the sun! This brand looks great – I’m clicking through now to have a look round at their stuff 🙂

  5. May 4, 2018 / 7:38 pm

    I love the look of this – the float suit would be perfect for our little one.

  6. May 4, 2018 / 7:58 pm

    Love the float suit ! It’s great to allow little ones to kick and learn to swim without restriction! And one think to pack instead of swimsuit and lots of floats and armbands 🙂

  7. May 5, 2018 / 7:38 am

    I wish I’d known about these when my girls were smaller. We don’t go on ‘hot’ holidays very often but when we do I really worry about their exposure to UV rays and constantly reapplying suncream is such a pain. The float vest looks fab too – that would help a lot with confidence in the water I imagine.

  8. May 5, 2018 / 9:45 am

    I’ve been using Splashabout since my son was born! Absolutely love them. They saved us when he was a baby as he hated the temperature of all the local pools – but with their wetsuits he was perfectly fine. We’re upgrading to a UV suit for the beach this summer.

  9. May 5, 2018 / 9:53 am

    These look like really good quality – will check out their site 🙂

  10. May 5, 2018 / 11:50 am

    So many parents take their little ones swimming in just a regular swim nappy – it’s really not enough – the poo can still escape (I was a swim teacher and had the delightful first hand experience of this! Not me – a student 😉 ) The neoprene nappy over the top ensures no leaks! I agree – Splashabout is fantastic quality!

  11. May 6, 2018 / 8:05 am

    These look amazing! We live in Cyprus and we spend 6 months of the year at the beach. I’m always looking for great swimwear to protect my smallies skin. Although I am diligent with spf I much prefer protecting them with clothes. I will definitely be checking out splashabout!

  12. May 7, 2018 / 7:32 pm

    The integrated swim suit is a brilliant idea! Looks like a great quality suit too! 🙂

  13. May 8, 2018 / 8:00 pm

    We have UV suits for the kids too, I think they are essential for spending time in the water and sun. I love the look of the swim vest, we are on the look out for one of these

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