We can picture it now. You’re in a beach chair, waves crashing at your feet, an umbrella drink in hand. But before you pack your bags, you’ll need to make sure you have all the necessary accessories for a tropical vacation. To make things easier, we’ve created a beach trip essentials checklist for you.
Essential No. 1
Bright, colorful patterns inspired by the tropics appeal to the eyes and set a playful tone for your vacation. Not sure which swim trunks are right for you? Here we share our advice for finding the perfect swim trunks for your body type.
Essential No. 2
Sandals are ideal for beach days, but make sure to also pack a pair of canvas sneakers for exploring.
Essential No. 3
A lot of brands offer several lengths, anywhere from 5–11 inches. Try on a few styles to find your most flattering fit.
Essential No. 4
Don’t forget your favorite pair of sunglasses, a hat for protection from harmful UV rays, and an overnight bag to carry all your essentials.