Beach Day Essentials Guide | What To Pack In Your Beach Bag

Whether you are going to the beach for a couple hours or for an entire day of fun in the sun this Beach Day Essentials Guide is sure to have items on it that you will want to take along. Collage of 25 beach day essential items.

Beach Day Essentials Guide
and What to Pack in Your Beach Bag

  1. Beach Bag
  2. Sunglasses
  3. Stay Cold Insulated Cup
    (I use this Yeti tumbler, drinks stay closed & it has a SliderLid to close top.)
  4. Sport-Brella Anchored Beach Umbrella
  5. Sand Coasters Drink Holders
  6. Kite
  7. Quick Dry Beach Towel
  8. Straw Sun Hat
  9. Oversized Sand Proof Beach Blanket
  10. Mini Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker or AirPods
  11. Wet Brush 
  12. Secret Flasks disguised as Sunscreen
  13. Beach Defense Sunscreen & Oil Free SPF Face Stick
  14. Chapstick with SPF
  15. Lightweight Body Board
  16. Sand Toys
    (Net bag is a huge plus!)
  17. Handheld Misting Fan
  18. Frisbee or a Football
  19. Floatable Waterproof Phone Case
    (This one is my favorite & it’s also on my pool party list.)
  20. Ziploc Bags
    (Which also work great for phones! As well as keys money, snacks, etc.)
  21. Book
    (I highly recommend the Peachtree Bluff Series by Kristy Woodson Harvey.)
  22. Face Mask
    (Many beaches require masks when you are within 6 feet of others who do not live with you; be sure to check local guidelines before you go.)
  23. Easy to Carry Beach Chair or Beach Ground Mat
    (This is the one that I use. It folds flat & takes little space to store.)
  24. Easy to Carry Portable Cooler with Shoulder Strap OR a Beach Bag & Cooler Combo Bag (Packed with plenty of water & snacks.)
  25. Baby Powder or Dusting Powder
    BEACH HACK: Rub a little baby powder on your body to remove the sand.

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Collage of 25 beach day essential items.

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About Trish

When this sleep deprived self proclaimed tea addict is not creating content for this here blog, Trish can most often be found at the Soccer field or watching a football game. Trish is a passionate volunteer, contract accountant, avid fan of the Dallas Cowboys and will only eat Oreos in pairs. She has two boys born sixteen years apart and her favorite place in the world is by her husband's side - preferably in a football stadium, at Disneyland or in San Diego.