Build an Awesome Beach Fortress
- SAND LOUNGER: Mold and sculpt the sand to make yourself a sandy pillow, throw your beach towel on top and voilà, you have yourself a sand lounger.
- BEACH BLANKET: Find yourself an old quilt or another thick blanket and lay that out for ample amounts of space. This one is great for large parties!
- BEACH CHAIR: Shorter beach chairs are becoming ever more popular, and they can be more comfortable than lying on the ground. They also are perfect for sitting slightly in the water.
- UMBRELLA: If you need a break from the rays, you might think about bringing a beach umbrella. It’s also a great place to eat.
Pack a Cooler with Drinks and Snacks
Prepare some healthy snacks and drinks in a cooler before you go. Fresh fruit, cheese, nuts, or even chips make the perfect beach snacks. Keep in mind that alcohol will dehydrate you even more and may make you more susceptible to sunburns, so if you plan to drink alcohol, make sure you have a lot of water too! Some do not allow alcohol, and most do not allow glass bottles.
Waterproof Your Electronics
While some cell phones are now water-resistant, it’s still a good practice to keep your phone sand and waterproof while you’re taking those perfect sunrise photos, reading your e-book, or laying out by the water. One cost-effective way to do this is by putting your phone in a plastic zip-top bag.
Protect yourself to continue a comfortable vacation.