Summer is just around the corner, and you know what that means…lots of beach fun. However, if you plan on sunbathing, keeping your valuables stored safely is a must, and this new innovative gadget should do the trick. It’s called Beach Vault, and this contraption is essentially a locker that screws directly into the sand to hold personal items such as purses, mobile phones, small tablets and money. Continue reading for a video and more information.

One caveat: it works best if you’re actually lying on the towel to relax, since the 12″ (depth) by 6″ (wide) container is completely concealed. Passing thieves would then have no opportunity to steal any of the valuables if a user fell asleep because they would be on top of the Beach Vault.