This UV sun parasol will have you looking and feeling comfortably cool, even on the hottest of days.
"Best sun product I have ever bought! If you are a fair-skinned sun lover and have some doubts, cast them aside! This product is as good (if not better) than described."
Feel the vibes of summer every time you open this parasol. Inspired by the waters of Western Australia’s Kimberley region, with silhouettes of the Australian wildflower burchardia umbellata (which is Latin for "umbrella") and the Australian silver gull.
Feel the vibes of summer every time you open this parasol.
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UV Umbrellas and Sun Parasols that help you feel comfortably cool, and protect your skin from 98% of UV rays.
Rated UPF50+, and provide a much more shade than a wide-brimmed hat.
The canopy blocks 98%+ of UV rays, providing convenient and effective sun protection, without the "hat-hair".
Australian Designed + Owned
Local family business Perth, WA
Blocks 98% of UV Rays
Comfortable to hold
Durable in gusty conditions
Stay stylish and feel cool
The unique fabric and elegant wooden handles differentiates them from a rain umbrella and evokes a Summery vibe.
What is the best uv sun umbrella for me?
Compact or "stick-style"?
Firstly, all Sunbella UV Umbrellas and UV Parasols are all rated UPF50+, meaning they block at least 98% of UV rays - so whichever parasol you select, you can be confident that you are getting the best possible protection.
Some of our parasols are "stick-style" - meaning that they don't fold down, but are very elegant. If you're looking for an elegant solution, view our stick style sun parasols.
Our other parasols fold down to fit into your hand bag. If convenience is your thing, check out our Compact Cosmopolitan sun umbrellas.
Which sized handle?
Stick-style parasols are available in two sizes. Women under 160cm tall (5'2") find the short handle more comfortable. Taller women (over 160cm) prefer the longer handle.
Which colour sun parasol provides the best sun protection?
The colour of different fabrics can enhance or detract from the UV blocking effectiveness of some fabrics. However, all of our fabrics are so tightly woven that the colour does not affect the UPF rating of our parasols. They all have the highest possible UPF rating.
Will these parasol protect me from the rain?
Our parasols are rain resistant. The sun blocker treatment, applied to the fabric, causes water to bead off the canopy. However, they have a slightly smaller canopy than a rain umbrella as they are designed primarily as a sun umbrella - they can be angled to maximise your shade to protect your upper body, whilst being unobtrusive in a crowd.
Will I feel cooler under a Sun Bella parasol?
Yes! The fabric on all of our parasols has been rated UPF50+ by the Australian Radiation and Nuclear Protection Authority.
The unique, tightly woven fabric is enhanced with a sun blocker to provide UPF50+ protection, helping you stay cooler and protect your skin at the same time.
How is this sun parasol better than a hat?
Parasols provide the perfect solution for short term sun protection that doesn't leave you with a longer term inconvenience of hat-hair. Hats can act as an insulator, keeping more of your body heat trapped. Parasols provide comfortably cool shade for your face and your shoulders.
What about the wind?
A high quality mechanism and fibreglass ribs, for a durable and long lasting sun umbrella ensures that our parasols cope with windy weather better than the average umbrella.
Wind vent built into the canopy, to allow any breeze to dissipate ensuring that your sun umbrella will not invert.
Are the sun parasols comfortable to hold?
Yes! The teardrop shaped wooden handle allows for a comfortable grip. They are lightweight too, weighing just 250-290 grams (depending on the style) making them comfortable to hold for any length of time. Plus your parasol comes with a matching carry bag, to protect the sun umbrella and make it easy to carry when not in use.
Just how big are they?
The parasols are perfectly sized - slightly smaller than a rain umbrella, it's smaller size makes it sleek and unobtrusive in a crowd. The smaller diameter works well in more crowded situations, so that you're not bonking people in the head or jabbing eyes. The canopy diameter of the Stick-style Cosmopolitan is 80cm, which is large enough to be effective as you can angle a sun parasol to the suns rays. The canopy diameter of the Compact Cosmopolitan is larger, closer to the size of a traditional umbrella but still small enough to be more convenient
Why should I use a UV umbrella / UV parasol? I already have a rain umbrella, can’t I just use that?
A standard rain umbrella, made from regular black pongee fabric has a UPF rating of just UPF15. Your uv umbrella / uv parasol should specify on the tag that it has a UPF50+ rating to ensure that the maximum % of UV rays are blocked.
Fabric: Cotton blend Mechanism: Manual Designed in Australia, made in China.
When will I receive my order?
Order before 11am and we'll post your order on the same day.
Domestic: Sun Bella ships from Perth via Australia post, with delivery times 2-7 business days, depending on your location. Postage to Queensland and the NT may take longer. Express takes 1-3 working days.
International: deliveries will take between 10-25 working days depending on your location.
How much does shipping cost?
In Australia, standard shipping will cost $6.95 or FREE for orders over $79. Express post costs $9.95 or FREE for orders over $150.
Sun Bella ships worldwide for a low flat rate fee of $22.95 and FREE for orders over $150 AUD.
I live in Perth, can I pick up my order?
Yes! Our warehouse in Kenwick. The fee is $7. Usually orders are ready to be collected after 2pm on the next working day. Our warehouse is located at 1714 Albany Highway, Kenwick (look for Quickmail signage) and is open from 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday. ***Please ensure that you bring photo ID***
What if I need to there is a problem with my order?
We pride ourselves on designing and supplying high quality products and providing the best possible customer service.
We guarantee the quality of our products against breakage within the parameters of normal use for 12 months, offer hassle free returns, exchanges and refunds, so you can have confidence in making your purchase. In fact, we have a 100% happiness guarantee.
I don't live in Australia, can you post my order?
We ship to all countries except the US and offer competitive postage rates. View our postage rates here.
Fantastic. At a recent wedding, outside, under clear skies, 33°, it was perfect. My parasol provided, an elegant, slightly quaint, alternative to a hat. There was no concern with hat hair, no sunburn and I was cool because the mild breeze wasn't hindered. Comments were positive, and I am hopeful I've sown a few seeds.
I was so happy to read the piece in the paper as no-one seemed to know how to buy a parasol. I love it. Not so sure about the shrug - I'm not so good with that but hopefully will get used to it. Parasol is great.