The best beach hacks

We want to make your beach holiday go as smoothly as possible so we’ve done some digging (get it?!) to uncover the best beach hacks to make your trip to the beach that little bit easier… 

Keep your phone sand-free

If you’re anything like us, you’ll want to take as many photos as possible when you’re at the beach. Keep the sand out of your phone by placing it in a clear, plastic bag. The touch screen will still work and you won’t be finding grains of sand in your phone for the remainder of your hol… 

best beach hacks

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Store toys in a mesh bag

Taking toys to the beach? Don’t risk leaving anything behind and take a mesh bag along with you to store everything in. The bag is light and easy to carry and means that you can transport as many toys as you wish to and from the beach. 

Best beach hacks

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Use a bed sheet to create a sand-free space 

Want to create an area on the beach that you can call your own? Take a fitted bed sheet and pin the corners up, keeping everything you need inside the sheet – even the littlest ones… 

best beach hacks

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Remove sand with talcum powder 

No one enjoys leaving the beach with sand-covered feet and it can take days, even weeks to get rid of it completely – we’re looking at you flip-flops.  Take along some talcum powder on your next visit and apply this to get the sand off. 

best beach hacks

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Use aloe vera to reduce the risk of sun burn

If you or someone in your group loves to spend (just a little bit) too much time in the sun, it’s best to prepare some aloe vera ice cubes. Freeze the night before and pop them in a cooler bag on your trip to the beach. If you begin to feel a little burnt, apply the cubes for instant relief.   

Best beach hacks

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Store valuables in an empty sun cream bottle

Want to take a dip in the sea but don’t want to leave your phone and money behind? Wash out an empty sun cream bottle, cut it in half and store any valuables in here. This hack also works with empty tins and any non-clear bottles. 

best beach hacks

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What’s your top beach hack? Let us know on Twitter @OntheBeachUK

Written on 14th February 2018 by

Joshua Carry-James

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