We are dreaming of beaches here at KiddyCharts, not least because we have spotted some rather lovely ones in Antigua, including the above gorgeous shot of Long Beach on the island. Doesn’t it just make you want to kick of your shoes, and dip your toes into clear crystal water?
For those of you thinking of going away, you couldn’t do much better than the bays, and shores around Antigua and Barbuda in the West Indies. But what do you need to take with you on your beach trip? We have put together a beach essentials checklist, full of the items that you, and your family, will need while basking in the Antiguan sunshine.
We have split our beach essentials into four different sections to make things a little easier to remember as well…
For the Sun
- Sun hat
- Sun cream
- Lip balm.
For the Sea
- Wet suit
- Swimming costume
- Surf board
- Rubber ring.
For the Sand
- Wind break
- Cricket set
- Beach ball
- Waterproof bag (if you take your phone)
- Soft drinks
- Baby Food (if required)
- Your purse/wallet (in case you want to buy food)
- Carrier bags (For rubbish/recycling).
Can you see what we did there? We do love a little alliteration here, really helps to keep things in the memory.
The great thing about this checklist is that it is colourful enough that the kids will want to help you pack, so keep them occupied looking for the suncream, while you have a little break from all the packing, to plan your visit properly. From zip-lining, to off roading; there is plenty to do on the islands. In fact, there are at least 25 must do activities on Antigua and Barbuda to keep you busy. Which one would you like to do the most?
Enough of my Antiguan imaginings though, below is the checklist for you to take away with you. Next time you are looking for a beach holiday – why not look a little further field and check Antigua and Barbuda out – and in the meantime perhaps follow them on Facebook to continue to dream!
This is a sponsored post with a co-branded printable.
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