Prepare for a Beach Vacation

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Have you planned your vacation trip? The best spot for many people when they are looking for a relaxing vacation would be the beach.

Some of the best beaches in the world are Bora Bora in Tahiti, The Hamptons in New York, and Lanikai Beach in Hawaii.

The glittering sand that you feel on your toes, the swaying and rocking movement of every tree, the sunset, the strong warm winds that you feel on your skin, and the flourishing tropical plants are all a part of the experience. These are the elements that make up a beautiful and relaxing beach getaway.

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It would be fun and exciting to bring your family and friends with you.

Before going to your destination, you should make sure to pack the important things that you will need and not only bring the essentials, but a few little extras too. Packing too much can result in a hassle, but forgetting part of what you need can be a headache too.

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Here is a list of the things you will need to enjoy your beach vacation.

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Things You'll Need

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    Accessories.
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    1. Slippers
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    2. Sunglasses
    3. Bag
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    4. Hat
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    Clothes.
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    1. Swimsuit
    2. Trunks or swimming shorts
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    3. Shirts and shorts
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    Tools.
     
    1. Towels
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    2. Camera (optional)
    3. Cellphone and charger
    4. Blankets
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    Beauty and Health Equipment.
     
    1. Sunblock or sunscreen
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    2. Soap, shampoo and conditioner
    3. Toothbrush and toothpaste
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    4. Deodorant
    5. Hair comb
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    6. Dental Floss (optional)
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    7. Medicines
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Things to Do Before Leaving for a Vacation

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    Unplug all appliances.
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    Inform a trusted neighbor that you are leaving and give your phone number to them in case of emergency.
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    Check and service your car - tires, brakes, battery, etc.
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    Stop deliveries like mail, newspapers, etc.
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    Notify your credit card company about your vacation.
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    Coordinate with someone about your plant and pet care.
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    Empty your refrigerator.
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    Close and lock all doors and Windows before leaving.
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    Park your car in your garage or in a safe place.
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    Turn off all AC/heaters.
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Steps for Preparing for a Beach Vacation

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    First of all you need to choose your preferred beach location.
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    Determine how many things you will be bringing.
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    Start dieting three weeks before the beach vacation so that you look your absolute best.
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    Do not forget to bring your chargers for your phones, laptops, tablets, and digital and DLSR cameras.
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    Bring medicine for diarrhea, headaches, stomachaches, wounds, motion sickness, etc.
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    Bring underwear and socks for one week - not too many and not too few.
    By the middle of the week, you can hand-wash the used ones if necessary while on vacation.
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    Apply sunblock to prevent sunburns.
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    Bring your own beach chairs or mats.
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    Bring your own food.
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Tips for a More Enjoyable Beach Outing

  • Build your sun shelter.
  • Craft some necklaces made out of shells.
  • Read good books for hours by the beach.
  • Get a relaxing massage with the beach and the sunset as backdrop.
  • Drink one too many into the wee hours of the morning.
  • Take footage of the beautiful waves.
  • Get snapshots of some beach attractions or treasures.
  • Buy or make some kites for your kids.
  • Build sand castles.
  • Ride on a jet ski.
  • Bury yourself in the sand.
  • Sunbathe.
  • Challenge the waves by surfing.
  • Experience the view under the sea by snorkeling.
  • Collect some seashells.
  • If you have problems with any of these steps, ask a question for more help, or post in the comments section below.

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