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12 cooling summer essentials you can buy on Amazon, starting at $11: Fans, ACs & more

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These shopper-approved Amazon items are a must-have for summer.
These shopper-approved Amazon items are a must-have for summer.

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Amazon Canada is filled with shopping gems — and with summer in full swing it's a go-to destination for seasonal items. Think cooling gadgets, summer life hacks and unexpected products that are essential for the heat.

Many of these summer must-haves come backed by thousands of customer reviews, earning them the coveted "#1 Best Seller" or "Amazon's Choice" label.

It can be daunting to know just what to look out for, which is why we've gathered a list of 12 popular Amazon products that will help you beat the heat this summer.

Not interested? Shop more Amazon Canada deals here.

Hommyu Portable Evaporative Air Conditioner Fan

Hommyu Portable Evaporative Air Conditioner Fan. Image via Amazon.
Hommyu Portable Evaporative Air Conditioner Fan. Image via Amazon.

At just $30, this portable AC unit is one of the most affordable options around — a fact that likely helped cement its bestseller status.

Rating: 3/5 stars, 120+ ratings

Promising reviews

  • "Much better than just a fan."

  • "Works as advertised, helps cool one person."

  • "Very compact, lightweight and easy to move around."

$30 at Amazon

BOGI Cooling Towel

BOGI Cooling Towel. Image via Amazon.
BOGI Cooling Towel. Image via Amazon.

Simply wet and snap to activate the cooling effects of this lightweight bamboo towel.

Rating: 4.3/5 stars, 3,200+ ratings

Promising reviews

  • "Perfect for staying chilled [in] hot weather."

  • "Kept me cool and stopped me from drenching sweat."

  • "A great golf, or any sport towel"

From $13 at Amazon

EasyAcc Personal Cooling Fan

EasyAcc Personal Cooling Fan. Image via Amazon.
EasyAcc Personal Cooling Fan. Image via Amazon.

Keep your cool on the go with this portable fan that can rest on flat surfaces or be held in your hand.

Rating: 4.6/5 stars, 24,000+ ratings

Promising reviews

  • "A huge lifesaver."

  • "Hot flashes and hot weather look out!"

  • "Pretty powerful even on its lowest setting."

From $26 at Amazon

Aqua 4-in-1 Original Monterey Hammock Pool Float

Aqua 4-in-1 Original Monterey Hammock Pool Float. Image via Amazon.
Aqua 4-in-1 Original Monterey Hammock Pool Float. Image via Amazon.

Nothing beats the heat of summer quite like lounging in a relaxing pool float like this 4-in-1 pick from Aqua.

Rating: 4.5/5 stars, 21,500+ ratings

Promising reviews

  • "Lightweight and easy to pack. Easy to inflate and deflate."

  • "Super comfortable to use in the pool."

  • "Love this float! Had to buy a second for my husband."

$21 at Amazon

Elegear Cooling Blanket

Elegear Cooling Blanket. Image via Amazon.
Elegear Cooling Blanket. Image via Amazon.

If you're a hot sleeper who still enjoys sleeping under the covers, look to this cooling blanket.

Rating: 4.4/5 stars, 18,000+ ratings

Promising reviews

  • "This blanket is amazing and is definitely cool."

  • "Our old duvet has officially been kicked to the curb."

  • " A must-have for night sweats!"

From $43 at Amazon

Honeywell HT900C 7" TurboForce® Desk/Table Fan

Honeywell HT900C 7
Honeywell HT900C 7" TurboForce® Desk/Table Fan. Image via Amazon.

For cooling small spaces, this compact fan is a top choice among Amazon shoppers.

Rating: 4.5/5 stars, 11,500+ ratings

Promising reviews

  • "This is the best fan by far I have ever used."

  • "This little fan has saved me during hot/humid nights."

  • "These cool off a fair size room really fast."

$25 at Amazon

Ownpets Cooling Mat

Ownpets Cooling Mat. Image via Amazon.
Ownpets Cooling Mat. Image via Amazon.

Keep pets comfortable in high temperatures with this self-cooling gel mat.

Rating: 3.9/5 stars, 500+ ratings

Promising reviews

  • "Easy to clean [and] carry, wonderful for heat sensitive dogs."

  • "Pups sleep on them daily and no wear whatsoever."

  • "This is great for my very thick and fluffy cat."

$67 at Amazon

Semai Inflatable Family Lounge Pool

Semai Inflatable Family Lounge Pool. Image via Amazon.
Semai Inflatable Family Lounge Pool. Image via Amazon.

This inflatable pool is perfect for kids or adults to kick back and enjoy the summer weather.

Rating: 4.3/5 stars, 600+ ratings

Promising reviews

  • "This pool fits the bill in terms of size and quality."

  • "Pretty sturdy, and super easy to inflate with a pump."

  • "Great size for a city backyard!"

$80 $120 at Amazon

JISULIFE Portable Neck Fan

JISULIFE Portable Neck Fan. Image via Amazon.
JISULIFE Portable Neck Fan. Image via Amazon.

Not only is this neck fan an Amazon shopper favourite, it's also editor-approved as a way to beat the heat.

Rating: 4.4/5 stars, 18,000+ ratings

Promising reviews

  • "Charges quickly and moves a good amount of air."

  • "Totally awesome for my hot hot hot flashes."

  • "Greatest little neck fan around!"

$56 at Amazon

Ergodyne Chill Its Cooling Bandana

Ergodyne Chill Its 6700CT Cooling Bandana. Image via Amazon.
Ergodyne Chill Its 6700CT Cooling Bandana. Image via Amazon.

Wear this cooling bandana around your head or neck for up to 4 hours of relief from the heat.

Rating: 4/5 stars, 8,400+ ratings

Promising reviews

  • "Fits perfect and stays cool for hours."

  • "So cute! Kept me cool in the Amazon."

  • "No sweat in your eyes and keeps you cool."

$11 at Amazon

STACEGEELE Insulated Vacuum Water Bottle

STACEGEELE Insulated Vacuum Water Bottle. Image via Amazon.
STACEGEELE Insulated Vacuum Water Bottle. Image via Amazon.

Amazon shoppers swear by this insulated water bottle that's leakproof and keeps drinks cold for hours.

Rating: 4.5/5 stars, 1,800+ ratings

Promising reviews

  • "Keeps my water cold for hours and hours."

  • "Quality is very good, no leaks and well made."

  • "Exactly the right size to take to the gym."

From $27 at Amazon

Mastery Mart Shredded Memory Foam Pillow

Mastery Mart Shredded Memory Foam Pillow. Image via Amazon.
Mastery Mart Shredded Memory Foam Pillow. Image via Amazon.

Breathable bamboo fabric keeps you feeling cool while you sleep, while memory foam lends plush support.

Rating: 4.2/5 stars, 2,700+ ratings

Promising reviews

  • "I absolutely love this pillow and highly recommend it."

  • "Soft, cool and comfy. Better than expected!"

  • "I loved that I could customize the amount of foam."

$54 at Amazon

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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