Vacations Beach

Tips To Spend Your Weekend At Beach

Published at 02/05/2012 16:16:02


One of the most popular vacations available is the at beach vacation. This type of vacation is so convenient and sought out by so many because it is suitable for everyone including families, young couples, seniors and singles. At beach vacation is great because, although it is nice to travel somewhere exotic, it can be taken close to home as long as there is a coastline nearby. Rocky beaches are nice but, ideally, the best beach for relaxation and sun is a sandy one. Depending on what type of vacation at beach you are planning to take, there are some things to consider and things you should bring with you. Below are some tips to spend your weekend at beach.

Step 1

Lets talk about the vacation at beach close to home. If you are planning to spend a day or two at beach close to where you live, you won’t need as much as you would need for a vacation far away. First of all, you will need to research beaches in your area and decide which is one best suits your needs and arrange transportation. When doing your research, some things to consider include whether you prefer a crowded or non-crowded beach, a supervised or non-supervised beach and an ocean or a lake beach. It is also a good idea to check the weather and keep a close watch on it leading up to the day of your departure. There is nothing worse than having a vacation at beach ruined by rain or other bad weather. The most important things to bring to with you are a towel, sunscreen, a bathing suit, sandals or flip flops, sunglasses, water and snacks. Other things that are not as important that will make your day at beach more enjoyable include extra money for the canteen, a beach chair, a beach umbrella, a change of clothes or cover up for when it gets cold in the evening, a stove to cook a meal for extended stays, a radio and a book to keep you occupied while sunbathing. If young children will be accompanying you, it might be a good idea to bring along some beach toys to keep them happy such as sand shovels, pails and other tools to aid in building sand castles or whatever other creation they may come up with. Now, pile everyone into the car or bus or whatever you are using to get there and head out in search of sand, sunshine and fun.

Step 2

Once you arrive at beach, there are other things you will need to keep in mind. Make sure to reapply sunscreen every couple of hours and after swimming, and monitor your skin to make sure it is not burning between applications. Always keep an eye on other people in your party to ensure they are safe at all times especially when they are in the water. Keep any food that needs to be kept cold in the cooler and in the shade to prevent spoilage and, finally, have fun!

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