Wrapping up in a soft towel makes bath time feel more luxurious, and an oversized towel can be very comfortable. The best oversized bath towels come in absorbent cotton, bamboo, and microfiber, and come in a range of colors and styles to match your bathroom aesthetic. From crisp white bath sheets to gray ribbed towels to colorful stripes, there are plenty of options to choose from below.
When shopping for the best large bath towels, options typically measure between 35 by 60 inches and 40 by 70 inches, although some towels are as wide as 80 inches. (In comparison, a standard bath towel often measures up to 28 by 54 inches.) In addition to the size, you can choose between several materials. The cotton is soft, absorbent and durable, although thicker versions may take some time to fully dry. Likewise, bamboo is smooth, temperature-regulating and durable – making it a popular choice if you’re looking for eco-friendly fabrics – and it dries at about the same speed as cotton. Many cotton and bamboo towels are also OEKO-TEX certifiedmeaning the fabric has been tested for potentially harmful chemicals using about 100 parameters. If you prefer organic towels, look for cotton certified by the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS)). Finally, microfiber bath towels made of polyester and nylon are quick-drying, affordable, and durable, though they don’t quite have the cozy, fluffy feel of a thick cotton or bamboo towel.
If you opt for cotton or bamboo, also consider the weight measured in grams per square meter (GSM). In fgeneral, 400-600gsm towels are soft and absorbent, while 700-900gsm towels are heavier and more luxurious. but may take longer to dry.
Ahead are the best oversized bath towels on Amazon in a range of colors, weights, and textures.