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20 Best Beach Tips, Activities and Crafts
December 28, 2015
Author: Kimberly Fidler

Christmas is over, which means I'm ready for the snow to go and to bring on the beach vacation planning. It's time to move my attention from the snow to the sand and give my family something to look forward to in the New Year. There are so many fabulous beach vacation destinations! Southern California is home to many world-famous beaches, and San Diego alone features over 70 miles of shoreline. Of course, Hawaii and Florida also offer incredible beaches. And if you're looking to go a little further from home, Cancun, Riviera Maya, Puerto Vallarta and Cabo San Lucas are memorable beach vacation destinations in Mexico. Or, there are 15 all-inclusive luxury Sandals Resorts for couples and three all-inclusive luxury Beaches Resorts for families throughout the Caribbean. You can't go wrong with any of them!

If you're dreaming of your next beach vacation, this post is for you. From sand pails to mermaid tails, I've put together a collection of our articles that contain our 20 best beach tips, activities and crafts. Enjoy!

DIY Beach Towel Mermaid Tails

Use our mermaid tail pattern with step-by-step instructions to turn ordinary beach towels into magical mermaid tails. They're pretty and practical!

8 Fun Games to Play at the Beach

Have hours of fun in the sun and get inspired by our eight fun games to play at the beach. Tic-tac-toe is way better when it's played in the sand!

How to Get the Best Photos on Your Beach Vacation

Preserving those magical memories you create at the beach is half the fun of a beach vacation! Get our tips on how to get the best photos on your beach vacation from our resident professional photographer.

Easy DIY Beach Tent

Our beach tent makes a great home base and place to find some shade on your beach vacation.

3 Ways to Make a Beach Towel Better

You'll be amazed at how you can turn your beach towels from ordinary to extraordinary with our three easy tutorials. And as a bonus, beach towels travel easily, so you can bring them whether you fly or drive to your beach destination.

Our Best Beach Tips for Families

Safety and convenience are pretty important when it comes to making a day at the beach with kids, well, a day at the beach. Read all about our best tips to keep everyone happy - and sand free at the end of the day!

We hope these tips have inspired you to schedule your next beach vacation! From California's best beaches in San Diego, Carlsbad and Huntington Beach, to Hawaii, Mexico, the Caribbean and beyond, we have the best deals for your next beach vacation. We'd love to help make your dream vacation a reality. You can plan your beach vacation online, or call any of our vacation experts at 855-GET-AWAY.

Check out these other great articles:

Tips for Your Sandals or Beaches Jamaica Trip
Your Guide to the Perfect  Hawaiian Vacation
Stay and Play on Mission Bay - San Diego Trips for Families
10 Romantic Beach Resorts





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