Beach hacks for your next trip

Make the beach your happy place

Beach getaways can be really fun, soaking your toes in the sea, feeling the sand in your hands, and enjoying the sun on your face. Although it sounds incredible, it can also be a disaster if you don’t plan things right. But don’t worry, we are going to give you all the insider tips you need to survive and conquer your next trip to the beach.



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Freeze water and stay hydrated! 

This may sound obvious, but when you are not used to be out in the sun for long periods of time, it’s important to stay hydrated. Freeze water bottles one night before, to have cold refreshing drinks by the time you get to the beach.




Put your phone in a sandwich bag 

If you don’t actually need an underwater case for your phone, this alternative is perfect. The touchscreen will still work through the plastic, and you will be able to take a lot of photos with your phone without ruining it with sand or water.



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Add pockets to your towel

Most of the times the sun at the beach is so bright that it doesn’t let us see well, and even more when we are trying to look for something in our my beach bags. Finding our headphones or even a book seems quite impossible at the beach. That’s why this beach hack is perfect, you just need to sew as many pockets as you want to the border of your towel, measuring them with the things you will like to keep.



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Bring change

You never know what you might find at the beach, maybe is someone selling fresh coconuts or a gorgeous beach hat. Anyhow, the best thing you can do is bring some cash and change just in case you want something. This secret chapstick container it’s really practical for leaving your money in it while you are swimming.


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Remove the sand with baby powder

There’s nothing more uncomfortable than having wet sand everywhere on your body, lucky for us, baby powder is the fastest and easiest solution. Just pour a little in the sandy area, rub and voilá!



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Now you’re all set to have an incredible beach getaway! We hope you found these hacks useful.

What other beach hacks do you know? Share them in a comment! 


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