Take your time to chill out and have fun as you plan your trip ahead with these beach camping tips and tricks.
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In this article:
- Zip Lock Your Phone
- Dig Your Own Beach Chair
- Beach Camping Tips for Keeping Your Cash
- Aloe Vera Ice Cubes
- Beach Camping Tips for Keeping Your Other Valuables
- Fitted Sheet
- Baby Powder Hack
Cool Beach Camping Tips and Hacks You Could Use
Plan Your Next Trip with These Beach Camping Tips
Beach camping is one of the most sought-after family and group activities. It's not always convenient to go beach camping when you think of all the things you need to bring with you.
I guess my point is, it's not as hassle-free compared to camping in the woods or in the mountains alone or with your own group. Truth is, there's so much fun to have on the beach as opposed to staying in the campsite and act as a watchdog while others are having the time of their lives.
But if you don't want to bring so many things with you, take a look at these beach camping ideas to help you make the most out of your time on the beach!
1. Zip Lock Your Phone
Beach camping means saltwater, which is not friendly to your gadgets including your phone, cameras, and radio. Well, there's no need to buy a waterproof phone case.
Instead, use a zip lock bag to protect your phone from the water. You'd still be able to use the touchscreen while your phone is in the plastic bag.
If you're going out on the water, just fill the bag with some air. The bag will float in case you drop it.
2. Dig Your Own Beach Chair
No beach chair? No problem. You can always make your own beach chair in the sand.
Simply dig a hole, carve a nice backrest, and a knee or footrest. Spread a towel over the sand and there you have it!
3. Beach Camping Tips for Keeping Your Cash
Looking for something to place your valuables? This might sound a bit weird but consider putting some cash inside a sanitary pad.
Then, seal it back up before you go out to swim. Nobody would think you have money inside the pad.
4. Aloe Vera Ice Cubes
A whole day beach camping under the heat of the sun will surely give you sunburns. You can make Aloe vera ice cubes the night before you hit the beach.
This is a quick relief for those painful sunburns you get after a fun day under the sun!
5. Beach Camping Tips for Keeping Your Other Valuables
This is an alternative to the sanitary pads hack. If you don't have a safe place to store your phone, cash, and other valuables, you can use a clean baby diaper to stash your valuables.
It will only appear like a used diaper nobody would even think of touching.
6. Fitted Sheet[instagram url=https://www.instagram.com/p/o_opsFOEbr/ hidecaption=true width=625]
This beach camping hack is very useful in keeping sand away from your bags and other belongings. You can bring a fitted sheet you don't often use at home, put your bags in the corner, and you've got your own little territory on the beach.
7. Baby Powder Hack
If you don't want sand stuck on your feet, baby powder can be used for this purpose. The baby powder dries up all the moisture so the sand brushes off outside.
Sand is always part of the beach, but you don't want to bring it inside your tent or inside your vehicle. These are smart beach camping tips indeed for those who like the sea but not the sand.
Watch this video from All 4 Adventure for the ultimate beach camping setup for those who like to take it to the next level:
When beach camping, you can stay all day in the water, spend the day making sandcastles, or simply chill while sunbathing without worrying about your valuables.
Your bag is an obvious place for storing valuables, so the best thing to do is play a little trick in case someone takes a quick peek. With all these smart beach camping hacks, you will surely enjoy your short vacation minus the inconvenience and stress!
What can you say about these tips and tricks for your beach camping? Share your thoughts in the comments below!
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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on August 9, 2017, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.