Going to the beach is a very fun way to spend the day or afternoon just being lazy or doing beach activities. For guys, it can be even more fun. But there are a few things you need to keep in mind to make sure your trip at the beach is a fun experience. Below is a list of tips that will help you plan your beach trip.
First, before you leave your home headed for your beach vacation, make sure to pack according to what you plan on doing while at the beach. For example, if you are going to be in the sand a lot make sure to carry along a bag where you will put all our clothing and items that get sand in them. You want to keep any items that may have sand on them away from your other items. The last thing you want is to return home and have sand over all of your belongings.
Second, the bugs at the beach and the hot sun can wreck havoc on your skin. Load up extra bug replant and sunscreen. The last thing you want to happen is have your beach day ruined by bug bites and sub burnt skin. Pack on the moisturizer. At night, apply moisturizer so your face can soak up the moisture to prepare for another hot beach day of fun.
The third tip you should keep in mind is learn about rip currents. Knowing about the water is very important. The United States Lifesaving Association has reported over hundred people a year due to rip currents. You can learn to watch the rip currents by watching a for break in the pattern of the waves. You can also watch for rip currents when you see debris or seaweed floating forwards to the shore. Difference in water color is a sign of rip currents. Choppy water is also a sign of rip currents. If you happen to get caught swimming in a rip current, swim parallel to the shore. If you are not able to swim to the shore, then either tread water or float. Swimming where lifeguards are is always the safest places to swim.
Fourth, bring some water. Keep yourself hydrated. The sun and the swimming while tire you out. Your body will need to be replenished. Any snacks or lunch bring that as well. You most likely will get hungry at the beach, so it is always great to carry some snacks along with you.
The fifth tip for your fun day at the beach is even at the beach you still have to look stylish. Pack all the outfits you need to make a stunning debut look at the beach. Sun hats, swim trunks, shoes, sunglasses, shorts, tanks any other clothing that you like that will keep you cool at the beach needs to be in your luggage. Remember to pack outfits for all of your beach plans like swimming, dining and other fun activities.
And finally, if you’re going to do some non-water sports activities, like disc golf, then be sure to bring all the gear and equipment with you that you need. Often beaches have the main equipment, like a volleyball net or a disc golf basket, but you have to remember to bring the rest of the needed gear. So, keep that in mind when you plan the day and pack up the car for your beach excursion.
So, when you get ready to plan your next beach trip keep these tips in mind. Planning ahead will save you a lot of trouble down the road. These tips will guarantee you a fun day at the beach.