The beach, a great place for relaxation and fun for the entire family. Although you may be as eager as the kids to get on the beach and play in the sand, be sure to have all your materials with you for your day at the beach. This list of things to bring to the beach will ensure you have a great day and don’t come home looking like a lobster.

  • Sunscreen – An absolute essential in your beach-bringing material. Always protect yourself from the sun with sunscreen that has 25 SPF or higher.
  • Bathing Suit – If you plan on going in the ocean then this item is essential.
  • Beach Hat – Bring a wide coverage hat to protect yourself even further from the sun.
  • Beach Chair – The essential item to lounge around on the beach and to take naps in
  • Flip Flops/Sandals – Any open-toed shoes so you can easily get the sand out of it. It is inevitable that you will get sand in your shoes!
  • Extra Shirt – You can never go wrong with an extra shirt.
  • Sunglasses – To protect your eyes from the sun’s glare
  • Snacks – A wide variety of snacks will help you stay full, so you can spend more time longing around protected from the sun
  • Water Bottles – Any kind of drink that will hydrate you. It’s easy to forget to drink water when soaking up the sun. Be sure to stay hydrated and continue drinking water throughout the day
  • A Good Book – Catch up on your sleep and your reading while on the beach. The beach is a great way to relax and unwind with a good book.
  • Speaker – So you can play music. Listen to a curated playlist to maximize your beach-going experience.
  • Beach Bag – Something you can store all the things you need to bring to the beach. It can be difficult carrying all the essentials for the beach. Invest in a beach bag to make it a bit easier transporting.
  • Water Shoes – if you are going to be doing any exploring while on the beach make sure to bring a pair of water shoes to protect your feet.
  • Bodyboard – Catch some waves with a bodyboard. Hit the wave just right, and it will launch you to lifeguard stand.
  • Cooler – be sure to have something that can keep all your drinks and food cold. Coolers are great for protecting your food and drinks from the sand and also pesky seagulls.
  • Towel – Last but not least and perhaps the most essential item for any beach day is a towel. Bring a towel to lay on the beach with and also to dry you off when coming to rest from being in the ocean all day.