I just got back from a fabulous beach vacation in Florida – and it was an amazing week of fun, friends, sand, and surf! That trip inspired me to come up with my list of essentials for the best beach getaway ever.
If you’re headed for the coast, this will give you some great ideas for your packing list. And if you are doing more of a staycation, these summer-inspired items will bring you that feeling of warm sun and ocean breezes!
- Ted Baker Round Dial Leather Strap Watch– This beautiful floral face watch is perfect for any beach outfit, from day to night!
- ‘St. Tropez’ Beach Umbrella– Going on vacation should be fabulous and relaxing! So why not add some glamour to your beach trip with a floral printed umbrella, complete with fringe trim?
- kate spade new york Water Bottle– Whether you like to tan, make sand castles, or surf the waves, it is important to drink plenty of water when you are out there in the sun all day. Ditch the ugly disposable water bottles for these cute Kate Spade containers!
- ‘Wish You Were Here’ Floppy Sun Hat– Maybe your best friend couldn’t make the beach trip this year, so snap a quick pic for her in your new sun hat! This embroidered hat keeps you cool in the shade and lets her know you miss her.
- Giant Inflatable Flamingo– Let your beach crew know you are ready to fla-mingle this summer with this awesome flamingo inflatable – perfect for floating around the beach or pool in style!
- Sunnylife Underwater Camera– Capture all your favorite beach-time memories without fear of the water with this underwater camera. You can even snap a few shots under the water!
- Sunnylife Beach Blanket– Lie back and relax with this beautiful striped beach blanket. These fun summery stripes will match any swimsuit!
- Ray-Ban Round Clubmaster Sunglasses– Beach trips are the best excuse for new sunnies! This pair of round club masters from Ray-Ban are chic for lounging on the beach or playing in the sand.
- ‘Ringer’ Flip Flop– Time to kick off your high heels and dig your toes in the sand. Grab these cute and comfy flip flops and get to the beach!
- Lilly Pulitzer Gimme Some Leg Palm Beach Tote– Pack up all your beach essentials in this fun tote that you won’t want to leave behind.
- Shiseido Ultimate Sun Protection Lotion for Face/Body– Sun protection is no joke, and this SPF 50 from Shiseido features WetForce technology, so it becomes even more effective when exposed to water!
- Bicolor Tunic Swim Cover Up– This easy and breezy cover-up in bright summer color blocks is great for running up to the restaurant for a quick bite before heading back down to the water!
- Sunnylife Beach Seat– Maybe you like to sit right at the water’s edge with a good book and your toes in the sand – me too! That’s why I always need a cute and easy-to-carry beach chair.
- Lulu DK for Matouk Pineapple Beach Towel– This cool pineapple beach towel is sure to turn heads when you spread it out in the sand!