It is very important to pay attention to proper packing while going for a beach vacation so that you will enjoy yourself to the fullest. Beach vacations should be easygoing times and you should ensure that you pack all the necessary items that will not make you to leave the beach for the drugstore.
You should appeavor to pack some sunscreen like a few waterproof SPF values beginning at 15 and going up as high as you can. You can lay your hands on some aloe in case the sunscreen does not work.
You should not forget to pack your reading materials and sunglasses with reading panes in them. Some books that you have been longing to read should be brought along and you should bring more than enough because some of them may not be interesting. You can decide to bring a book you have read many years ago and you will be surprised that it will be so much fun to read it again. It is also important to come along with your beach towels as well as a few visors to reduce the glare.
Packing a few games is not a bad idea and popular games for the beach are plastic flying discs and beach balls. You should ensure that the games are set up away from others who are only there to feel the sun. You can also consider getting an inexpensive metal detector as it can be great fun for a vacation at the beach.
A snorkel is also a valuable item for the beach even if you feel that the sea will be too murky to use it, because you can never know what will exactly happen. Your beach bag should also contain a blanket and an umbrella if there is a space for it. The umbrella will provide temporary shelter for the hottest parts of the day.
Moreover, you can get a colorful beach tote bag and get it filled with some snacks and fresh bottled water. You can add a plastic bag with a clean, wet washcloth so that you can use it to clean your eyes if you get some sunscreen into your eyes or just to freshen up after going for a swim in the sea. You can bring along a few disposable cameras instead of your digital camera because sand can damage a camera very quickly. You can also pack your hair conditioner to apply to your hair before and after swimming in order to leave it silky.