4 Activities to Do While you’re on your Beach Vacation!

Some people wait all year for their holiday. Others can’t stay in one place for too long and are always looking for their next adventure. Whichever type of traveler you are, you always want to make the most of every trip you go on. 


Beach vacations are great because they can be affordable or luxurious, depending on your preferred travel style and budget. You can always find an amazing destination to dig your feet into the sand and soak up the beautiful weather. But what if you can’t decide what to do while you’re there? 


Sure, you could take a trip and spend the whole time relaxing, but some might find that to be a bit of a waste. You can relax at home, right? If you’re looking to fill your beach vacation with fun and exciting activities, this list will give you an idea of where to start.

1. Go on a city tour

When traveling to popular beach destinations like Mexico or the Caribbean islands, it can be very tempting to want to stay in the resort the whole time. After all, the resort is designed to fulfill all your needs and keep you comfortable during your stay. However, if you really want to learn about and get to know the culture of the country, you should explore with a city tour. You can book these through a tour company that will pick you up and drop you off at your resort. You’ll get a chance to see the city, any important sites, learn about their history, and maybe try some local food, depending on the kind of tour you book. 

2. Charter a yacht

For some luxurious living, a catamaran yacht charter is a great way enjoy life in the sun, kick back and relax. Why spend your whole beach vacation on land when you can be out on the waters, surrounded by the beautiful, sparkling blue sea. A bespoke trip through the Caribbean islands on a luxury yacht is an amazing way to make your trip more memorable.

3. Try watersports

Why not try your hand at a new sport? Almost all beach destinations and resorts offer some kind of water sport, whether it’s sailing, parasailing, windsurfing, water skiing, or the hilarious banana boat ride. If those sports don’t appeal to you, you can always try snorkeling and get the opportunity to see the beauty of the ecosystem. 

4. Enjoy the resort facilities

If you’re staying at a resort, there are probably lots of activities you can do without leaving the grounds. Most resorts have a rec room or gym, areas for kids to play, and usually some kind of games like ping pong or billiards. There might also be planned activities near the pool or on the beach, such as bachata or salsa lessons, or even yoga classes. 

Even if your activity of choice is pulling up a beach chair and enjoying the sun and the sound of the waves crashing on the shore, sometimes that’s all you need. 

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Tam Warner

Award Winning Travel Journalist and Blogger, writing about Eclectic Travels in the Empty Nest! From scuba to luxury cruises to kayaking to expeditions, Tam is ready to go! Contact me at travelswithtam@gmail.com

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