The pareos are useful when you come out of water or when you wear a swimsuit: it is so beautiful when the pareo is well tied.
These large pieces of fabric can become a skirt or a dress very easily. They are very handy when you leave the pool or when you are at the beach: you do not always want to be seen in your swimsuit.
How to fold and tie pareos? Watch these pictures they show you step by step how you can tie your pareo!
Source:How to do it
Source: La fille voyage
With your pareo tied in dress or skirt, you can go from the beach to the restaurant and the lobby of the hotel.