The best sun shades for covering your garden, home patio, deck, or porch

Outdoor driveways are convenient, until you sit in a steaming hot car seat. Install a car sun shade over your parking spot and burn your bottom no more. With these convenient solutions, your vehicle stays cool while you still use your garage as storage or turn it into a cool man cave.

You don’t have to block the sun to get shade and relief. Our favorite sun shade sails let the sun kiss your skin while blocking harmful UV rays. It’s the best of both worlds, plus they help you create a sense of privacy with a modern look. Check out our curated list of sun sails for shade.

SUNNY GUARD Rectangle Sun Shade

Best Shade Kit

Easy to set up and remove, the SUNNY GUARD Rectangle Sun Shade is a complete kit for your outdoor areas. It includes installation hardware that is convenient and stable, while delivering up to 95% UV protection. Made from 185 GSM heavy-duty fabric, this durable patio sun shade allows air and water to go through freely.


Best Triangle Shade

With curved sides and a convenient triangle shape, the LOVE STORY Sun Shade accommodates your space while providing sun protection. Each ply is made of 185 GSM fabric that is breathable and lets sunlight through. Combine multiple ones to fit larger areas. The stainless-steel D rings on each edge are durable and easy to hook.

Shade&Beyond Sun Shade

Best Rectangular Shade

Ideal for rectangular outdoor areas, the Shade&Beyond Sun Shade provides 80-85% shade with up to 98% UV protection. Its high-quality 185 GSM fabric delivers added privacy to your outdoor area and decorative shelter from the sun. Its curved sides, double-layer webbing, and rustproof rings ensure superior sun protection and durability.

Picnics, swimming, and grilling are more enjoyable with the right amount of shade. The sun shades on our list let the sun shine through without blocking the breeze. Use them to enjoy year-round sun protection and make more memories outdoors.