Beach breaks make the ideal getaways for travel groups of all different shapes and sizes, whether you’re planning a girl’s trip, a lad’s weekend away, a family vacation, or a couples retreat, a beach break can be the perfect way to spend your time while away. Not only are beach breaks a lot of fun but they also come with a wide range of budget options and locations, which is what makes them such a spectacular choice when it comes to planning a trip away.
Of course, knowing how to plan the most amazing beach break isn’t always all that simple, as there’s a lot that you need to take into account. Bearing that in mind, below is some inspiration for planning the most amazing beach break.
Choose the location wisely
It’s essential that when planning for a beach break that you choose the location wisely depending on who you are traveling with and what their travel needs are. It’s also important to consider the type of break that you want – something relaxed and uncommercialised, something that’s family orientated, or a party beach break – as the options are limitless.
Ibiza and Zante are ideal locations for beach breaks for travelers who want to party all night and sunbathe all day. Menorca, Crete and Corfu are ideal for family beach breaks, as these islands have plenty to offer family groups. For couples, the South of France – think Nice and St. Tropez – and Portugal are perfect places to head to. For a beach break and city break combined, it has to Barcelona.
When it comes to booking your beach break, make sure to consider what you and your travel group want from your beach break carefully and choose the location that fits perfectly with that.
Find the perfect accomodation
When it comes to your accomodation, it’s important to be selective about where you stay. Again, it’s vital that you take the time to carefully consider what the perfect accomodation would consist of, so that you can ensure that you choose wisely. It’s not always as simple as you would think to source that perfect accomodation, it’s just a case of thinking about what you need from it.
Starting with how close to the beach you want to be. Do you want to be a 10 to 15-minute walk from the beach? Or, do you want to be right by – or even on – the beach? There are places that offer amazing beach villas where you can actually sleep on the beach, such as in Fiji and the Carribean, for instance.
When it comes to beach breaks, it’s essential that you pack smart. What this means is not only packing an abundence of tankini tops, bottoms, and towels, but also packing a hat, coverup, sunglasses, and clothing and shoes for when you’re not on the beach, such as when you go out in the evening. If you are going to make the most of a beach break, it’s essential that you are smart about what you pack, as when you pack the wrong things it can have a huge impact on how much you enjoy your break,
Not sure how to pack for a beach break? You can find plenty of inspiration online – you might even come across a packing list or two that you can utilise to ensure that when it comes to packing for your trip, you don’t forget anything essential.
There you have it, everything that you need to know about planning the most amazing beach break.