Essential things to pack for beach holidays

If you are reading this blog, then I'm sure, you are planning for a family trip to some kinda Beach. 

So this blog is for you, make a note or take a screenshot or may be a printout. Be my guest ...

When you are planning for any trip, it is advisable to make a quick check list to make sure you don't miss out on any essentials.

So here is the list of essentials which I have curated for a small family for the lady, the man and the baby to tackle the last minute rush. Most of the things are essentials, however, few of the things might not sound essentials to you but trust me it's better to be over prepared than not being prepared at all.

First, I'll start with the common things and then we can have a look at the individual requirements……

Family Travel Essentials (Misc)*****

Backpacks
Mobiles
Chargers
Camera
Duffle bag for baby items
Trolley bags for luggage
Backpack for camera and imp stuff
Baby carry bag (optional)
Stroller (optional)

Common grooming essentials for the family****

Sun screen - min SPF 50
Dusting powder
Sanitizer
Mosquito repellent cream
Water bottles
Energy bars
Bed sheet / mat - for sitting on the beach
Plastic bags for carrying dirty or wet clothes

Family Toiletry Essentials****

Toothpaste
Tooth brushes
Tongue cleaners
Shower gel
Shower scrubber/loofa - to get rid of beach sand
Shampoo
Hair oil
Comb
Hair clips
Hair bands

Essentials for the lady****

Dresses or clothes

1 outfit for sight-seeing per day
1 outfit for Beach per day
1 nightdress per night
3 inners per day (at least 2)
1 pullover (Cause we donno when our tummy’s will start peeking out)
1 or 2 outfits for disco (if you are planning to go)

Footwear

Slippers/flip-flops - for Beach
Sports shoes/sneakers - for sight-seeing/ shopping
Boots/wedges - for casual outing/disco

Misc****

Lip balm - with SPF
Waterproof makeup
Sunglasses
Hat
Watch
Some light weight funky jewellery
Sling bag 
Underarms roll on
Sanitary napkins or tampons (if your date is close)
Towel - at least 1

Baby list****

Grooming Kit

Diapers - 5 - 7 per day
Wet wipes - 1 pack (100pulls)
Antifungal dusting powder
Changing sheet (optional)
Head to toe wash
Body lotion
Dusting powder
Rash cream
Mosquito Repellent (for baby)
Medicines
Hairbands
Comb

Dresses or clothes

4 outfits per day
1 Night dress per night
Caps
1 inner per outfit

Baby Food

Milk powder
Baby food mix
Milk feeding bottle
Water bottle
Mixing bowl
Spoon
Flask - we need hot water for cleaning bottles and mixing 
Bottle cleaning brush
Liquid soap
Bibs
Napkins
Tissues
Pacifier

For the Man****

Dresses or clothes

1 outfit for sight-seeing per day
1 outfit for Beach per day
1 nightdress per night
3 inners per day (at least 2)
1 or 2 outfits for disco (if you are planning to go)

Footwear

Boots/shoes – sight-seeing / disco
Flip-flops - for the beach

Essentials

Underarms roll on
Cap
Sunglasses
Watch
Socks

I have made sure to include each and everything which felt important to me. But I am pretty sure you might have your own set of essentials. Do share your list in the comments section to share your expertise with the fellow travellers.

I hope this blog was helpful…

Have a happy and safe journey….

XOXO,
TTT

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