Even if you’ve been living under a rock for the last few years, you know how important it is to stay hydrated. Whenever you participate in outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling, or camping, you need to carry water with you.
As people recognize how difficult it can be to drink enough water every day, we’ve even started carrying water bottles to work. We used to be satisfied with any old reusable sports bottle, but now we are interested in things that look stylish and provide a host of other benefits.
We know how tough it can be to determine which water bottle is the best for you. Lifehack has chosen the 10 best water bottles on the market today.
1. Lunatec Aquabot Sport Water Bottle
The Lunatec Aquabot will serve you well in any setting, but it really shines during long days outdoors. The pressurized cap can be used for showering, cleaning gear, or misting yourself to stay cool. The pranksters in the crowd will love having the ability to blast water up to 25-feet for water fights.
This BPA-free bottle makes drinking enough water fun and easy. You can choose from three spray patterns, including shower, stream, and mist. You can even drink from this bottle upside down, and it never needs batteries.
Best water bottle for: camping, staying cool, outdoor events, water fights
2. Ozmo Watertight Rechargeable Bluetooth Smart Cup Hydration Tracker
If you’re having trouble meeting your daily water intake goals, this bottle will keep you accountable. The Ozmo has an LED indicator to help you see your water-intake progress throughout the day, and it vibrates to remind you to take a drink.
It seems like there’s an app for everything, and this bottle is no exception. The Ozmo syncs your water intake data to your smartphone, which it then uses to give you personalized suggestions and a plan to consume the recommended amount of water.
At 16 oz., this holds about two glasses of water per filling. The LED is rechargeable, so you never have to worry about batteries.
Best water bottle for: the office, students, people who need help remembering to drink water
3. Pokito: Pocket Sized Reusable Cup
One of the most frustrating things about finding the perfect on-the-go bottle is that they take up so much space. They either don’t fit into your bag, or you waste time trying to keep them from falling out of your cupboard. Pokito solves these problems.
This bottle is eco-friendly, easy to clean, and dishwasher safe. It adjusts to three different sizes. You can collapse it to its smallest size (about 4.5 cm) for easy storage or to transport it in your bag. When you arrive at work or your favorite coffee shop, you can expand the cup to take advantage of its full size.
Best water bottle for: environmentally conscious people, space-conscious people, on-the-go beverages, tossing into your bag
4. MWB Minimal Water Bottle
Here’s another one for the space-conscious. The Minimalistic Water Bottle (MWB) is made of flexible material that you can roll up when you aren’t using it. This makes it perfect for back-packing or traveling, when you might want a water bottle, but you don’t want to sacrifice space in your bag.
The look of this bottle is simple and stylish. It would be a great addition to your exercise gear, but the paracord handle also makes it easy to attach to whatever bag you choose. This bottle has a piece of flint near the paracord attachment so that you can start a fire in a pinch.
Best water bottle for: backpacking, travel, the gym, camping
5. Pressa Bottle
Infusers are in right now, and if you’re looking for a good one, this is it. It’s dishwasher safe and BPA free. You can refill the bottle all day and use the built-in juice press to get the health benefits of juice without all the sugar and mess.
This bottle is slim enough to fit into your car’s cup holder, and it’s easy to carry or store. If you don’t like the taste of plain water, this might be a healthy solution to your problem.
Best water bottle for: the office, commuting, students, people who need to add flavor to their water
6. Gululu The Interactive Water Bottle & Health Tracker For Kids
For the gadget-loving parents in the audience, the Gululu will blow you away. This interactive water bottle not only helps you keep track of how much your little ones are drinking, but it also helps them build positive habits.
This bottle connects to an app that helps kids learn to take on healthy habits through fun educational games, digital pets, and rewards. Kids can even connect with friends through the Gululu.
The Gululu is wireless and safe to use. With a durable and easy-to-clean design, this will help your kids have fun without burdening you with lots of maintenance.
Best water bottle for: kids, health-conscious parents
7. Pao2GO Bottle
Tea-drinkers and people who love fruit infusions will enjoy this bottle. It is made of a specially designed borosilicate glass that is safe for hot and cold beverages. It brews and filters tea, and it has a compartment for filtering fruit out of an infusion.
This bottle is safe, leak-proof, BPA-free, easy to clean, and durable. If you love tea or just need to add flavor to your water before you drink it, the Pao2GO is a great option.
Best bottle for: brewing tea, hot and cold beverages, fruit infusions, people who need to add flavor to their water
8. que Bottle
This bottle not only looks cool, but it is also versatile. The spiral-design allows you to collapse the bottle to fit in your bag or pocket. It’s leakproof, light-weight, and made of BPA-free food-grade silicone. The que Bottle is dishwasher safe, and you can use if for hot and cold beverages.
If you are the person who often drops and shatters your water bottle, this would be a good choice for you. The silicone material is not prone to fracturing, which means that it will serve you well for as long as you care to use it.
Best water bottle for: the office, students, hot and cold beverage, space-conscious consumers
9. The Oomph | Portable Coffee Maker
Take the power of the French press on the go with you. This pressure brewer is perfect for making your gourmet coffee on the road. Since it serves as both a brewer and a travel mug, there’s no need to make a mess or wait for your coffee to brew when you head out the door.
The Oomph only takes 18 seconds to clean, and its insulated design keeps your drink warmer for longer.
Best bottle for: making coffee on the go
10. KOR ONE BPA Free 750ml Water Bottle
The beautiful cobalt-blue colored bottle has more than just style. It’s available in four colors, all of which relate to an initiative which protects water. It’s BPA-free, durable, and has a “No-Worry Cap” that you can open with a button or by twisting it.
One appealing feature of the 25.3 oz bottle is the hygienic spout cap, which keeps unwanted things off the spout when not in use. It has an ergonomically-sound grip so that it’s nice to hang on to, and it comes with two KOR stones, which you can use for writing inspirational messages to yourself.
This is not only a stylish choice, but the company seems truly grounded in their mission to be eco-friendly and make the world a cleaner and healthier place.
Best water bottle for: environmentally conscious consumers, the gym, the office