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Things to Take on Your Beach Vacation – Essentials for the Traveller

When packing for a beach vacation there are some essentials that holidaymakers will need. By including the items mentioned below you should be on your way to a perfect holiday.

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Make a List

Make a List

Although it seems obvious, probably the best way to prepare for a vacation would be to make a list of all the things you have to do and must remember to take along. Although it may sound boring, you really should make the effort to create a foolproof list with nothing left out. You should always try to separate the essentials from the desirables, whilst keeping in mind the amount of luggage you can take along. If you are travelling to a beach destination in Sri Lanka amongst the accommodation options you could consider would be one of the hotels in Passikudah like the attractively located Amethyst Resort.

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First Aid Kit

First Aid Kit

Although it is not necessary to pack medications for every eventuality, you should pack something for common ailments. These will include medicines and pills for sicknesses like a headache, upset stomach or fever. This is because some of these medications may only be available on prescription in the country that you will be visiting. Similarly, asthma remedies and any allergy medications should not be forgotten.

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Take Suitable Footwear

Take Suitable Footwear

Make sure to take along adequate footwear for all your holiday requirements. Naturally, this will depend on what you plan to do on your vacation and how long you will be away. By doing so you will avoid situations like ladies having to hike or walk in the sand in stiletto heels. You should have footwear for any possible situation on your trip.

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Take Appropriate Clothes

Take Appropriate Clothes

All-round wear will be the most appropriate theme when packing your clothes. This means that you should take care to pack clothes that you can readily wear at different situations on your trip. Since your suitcase space will be limited, you should take care to only take clothes that are likely to be worn on your vacation. Naturally, you should take plenty of beach and sun wear for those numerous days at the beach. Unusual costumes and one of a kind pieces are probably best left at home.

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Include All Your Valuables in Hand Luggage

Include All Your Valuables in Hand Luggage

Although airlines losing luggage is rare nowadays, there is no need to take a risk. Therefore it will be very advisable to take all your valuables and luxuries in your hand luggage. This will include everything from a diamond ring to your new camera.

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Cosmetics for Ladies

Cosmetics for Ladies

Often it will be possible to obtain staples like shampoo and sun lotion at your vacation destination, wherever it may be on the globe. On the other hand, you may not be able to find the exact varieties of these items that you are used to at home. It will make sense to take only the essentials, so that there will be less chance of cosmetics spilling on to and spoiling your other luggage items. If you feel that you must take some essential cosmetics, take only the minimum so that you save luggage space.

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Flashlight

Flashlight

A flashlight is always a useful thing to have; there may be innumerable instances where you will have to count on this valuable accessory. It will come in handy for searching for crabs at the beach, as well as for an emergency like an unexpected storm or the lights going off at your hotel.

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Take a Camera and Necessary Accessories

Take a Camera and Necessary Accessories

You are sure to encounter many excellent photo opportunities on your holiday. Therefore make it a point to take a good camera which will enable you to capture the finest moments of your vacation. Needless to say, you should make sure that you take along all the necessary chargers and accessories that you may need.

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