Sunbella Sun Parasols


UPF50+ Elegant Compact UV Sun Umbrella - Navy with white trim

74 reviews

This UPF50+ Compact Cosmopolitan UV sun umbrella is an elegant, high-quality folding sun umbrella, that will help you protect your skin without giving you hat-hair.  The fabric is rated UPF50+, which means it blocks 98% of UV rays.

This range is based on the popular Compact Cosmopolitan range from our successful Kickstarter campaign in 2017. However, we've made several improvements to the quality, making them more durable in the wind. 

  • UPF rating of fabric: UPF50+ 
  • % of UV rays blocked by fabric: ~98% 
  • Fabric: Cotton blend 
  • Handle: Wood 
  • Mechanism: Manual 
  • Ribs: Metal/Fibreglass 
  • Open length: 60 cm (23.6 inches) 
  • Folded length: 34cm (13.4 inches) 
  • Open diameter: 91cm (35.8 inches) 
  • Weight: 270 grams (9.5 ounces) 
  • Designed in Australia, made in China.

Why our customers love it

This UV sun umbrella is the result of feedback from many of our customers. You wanted an elegant and wind resistant sun umbrella, that also fitted into their handbags when not in use. You asked for a wrist strap and a better shaped bag, so we added those to this design.

This is the second iteration of this design. The first was the result of a Kickstarter project, which was fully funded in 9 hours. This iteration is a stronger version, with a higher quality mechanism, making it stronger in the wind. It also has a waterproofer applied to the fabric, making it a year round umbrella.

UPF50+ rating: Enhanced with a sun blocker to provide UPF50+ protection, which will keep you cooler and protect your skin, without giving you hat-hair.

Rain resistant: The sun blocker also causes water to bead off the canopy, so your parasol will protect you if you get caught in the rain.

Comfortable to hold: Teardrop shared wooden handle, for a comfortable grip.

Durable: A high quality mechanism and fibreglass ribs, for a durable and long lasting sun umbrella.

Stylish: The canopy is made from a cotton blend fabric to differentiate its appearance from a rain umbrella and evoke a Summery vibe.

Wind resistant vent: Wind vent built into the canopy, to allow any breeze to dissipate ensuring that your sun umbrella will not invert.

Perfectly sized: The open canopy diameter (93cm or 36.6 inches) is slightly larger than our other products.  It can be angled to maximise your shade to protect your upper body, whilst being unobtrusive in a crowd.

Ideal for carry-on luggage: The folded length of the parasol (34cm or 13.4 inches) will fit inside luggage or handbags, making it ideal for travellers and ladies on the move.

Lightweight: Weighs just 270 grams, making it comfortable to hold for any length of time.

Carry bag: Includes a matching carry bag, to protect the sun umbrella and make it easy to carry when not in use.


UPF rating: 50+

% of UV rays blocked: Over 98%

Fabric: Cotton blend

Handle: Wood

Mechanism: Manual

Ribs: Fibreglass

Open length:  60cm (23.6 inches)

Folded length: 34cm (13.4 inches)

Open diameter: 91cm (35.8 inches)

Weight: 270 grams (9.5 ounces)

Customer Reviews
4.9 Based on 74 Reviews
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    Ying L.
    Australia Australia

    Very elegant design and sturdy build, happy with my purchase!

    Jennifer B.
    Australia Australia

    I really think the umbrella is great. I am having trouble with the wrap,I try to follow the pictures on the card but it’s not easy. I did work out the balero/shoulder type and it felt so good, it’s just that it’s very bulky to tie for other looks.

    Jennifer D.
    Australia Australia
    Compact umbrella

    I love this umbrella especially when out and about in the hot Townsville QLD sun. It compact enough to fit in my Work bag and I mainly use this umbrella on my lunch breaks at work as it makes walking in 33 degree heat a pleasure. So stylish and makes me feel elegant.

    Allison B.
    Australia Australia
    Sun Umbrella

    Such a great purchase. Lots gorgeous and very functional.

    Marilyn L.
    Australia Australia
    Compact Umbrella

    I love my new umbrella. We have been having a far amount of rain recently and my umbrella has performed perfectly

    Alison D.
    Australia Australia
    Compact Sun Parasol

    I love my new parasol, very stylish, thank you.

    Maureen M.
    Australia Australia
    Great in the Queensland heat

    I leave this stylish umbrella on the table near the door so I don’t forget to take it when I step out. It’s easy to put up, a good size and folds down to fit comfortably in my bag. I particularly like the wind vent feature and the smoothness of the wooden handle. Also,I watched the video of how Sunbella came about and tilt my umbrella to Casey & Jillian for designing a product for Australian conditions. Many thanks.

    VICKI C.
    Australia Australia
    Happy customer

    Received “Super” fast delivery of my Cosmopolitan white with black trim parasol, to add to my collection, making it #4 now. Love everything about my Sunbella’s right down to the wooden handles. I have even bought one as a birthday gift.

    Lauren M.
    Australia Australia
    Beautiful product!

    My Sunbella parasol is easy to use and makes sun protection no fuss, I'm amazed at how much of the suns rays and heat is blocked out with this stylish and effective product. I regularly use it walking to and from work, school drop off, shops and the occassional beach stop. Thanks ladies, love it!

    Kelly K.
    Australia Australia
    Great little compact umbrella

    This umbrella is not only stylish but useful. It wraps down really easily but provides great shade when in use.

    Emily W.
    Australia Australia
    Gorgeous Sun Shade

    Beautiful sun umbrella that holds up well on moderately windy days. I did find the handle a little short to begin with but quickly became accustomed to it. So nice not to have to drench myself in as much sunscreen anymore as i feel very protected with this umbrella. Wonderful customer service also.

    Sarah H.
    Australia Australia
    Love this product

    I absolutely love the Cosmopolitan Compact parasols! They are convenient and lightweight - very effective in all conditions - wind, sun and rain. I bought it to protect my baby on our long beach walks. The team at Sunbella are also very friendly, helpful and efficient with deliveries. I highly recommend these parasols to anybody who is looking for a stylish, convenient way to protect themselves from the sun!

    Jess W.
    Australia Australia
    Happy customer

    Very good. Thank you. Happy with the products and service.

    Jennifer H.
    Australia Australia
    Sunbella compact

    Keeps the sun off well and in windy weather the vent works well also

    Laura H.
    Australia Australia
    Great purchase

    Arrived quickly and works well to block the sun. Is lightweight and fits easily in a beach Style bag!

    Vicki W.
    Australia Australia
    Best umbrella ever!

    Lovely strong material and beautifully made. Very happy with the product.