When the sun finally rears its shining head, there are fewer things more fun than packing up your family and heading down to the nearest beach. You can be sure that you won’t be the only one, especially if you travel to California. Kicking back in the sand is one of the most popular ways to relax during the warmer months. But there’s much more to be done than just sipping a cocktail under the sun. Check out these fun ways to spend your time.
Build A Sandcastle
Remember when you were a kid and you used to fill your little bucket with wet sand to make a castle? Well, now that you’re older and wiser, why not put your artistic side to the test! You never know, maybe you’ll be able to create something to rival all of those sand artists nearby. At the very least, you’ll have a whole lot of fun trying!
Hunt For Life
Some of the most fun you can have at the beach is finding a secluded little alcove and pitching up. There, it’s time to play the waiting game as you attempt a touch of marine life spotting. Depending on your location, there could be a vast array of wildlife to be found. From tropical fish, to crabs, and even dolphins. If you’re lucky, you may be able to get a pretty good view of any of these fascinating creatures.
We all love a picnic with our families. More often than not, it involves heading down to the park and pitching up on the grass. Well, why not translate that same concept to the sandy shores? Fill up your hamper with all kinds of goodies and head down to the beach for a spot of lunch. It beats the same old tired routine of lying in a sun lounger.
Surfing has become one of the most popular sports in the world to partake in. And for good reason; it’s a hell of a lot of fun! You don’t really need much to get started, either. Just some surfing wetsuits and boards, and you’re ready to catch some waves. You might want to think about getting some lessons, though, if you’re a beginner.
Watch the Sun Rise
Or, equally, watch it set. If you get there early (or late) enough, it’s quite a sight to behold. It’s a hell of a setting and really gets you in touch with your romantic side. Are you taking the hint, guys? Seeing the sunrise is a magical experience just about anywhere. That feeling is amplified when you’re in such a relaxing location.
Alternatively, why not choose to do nothing at all? We’re all so busy in our lives these days that we don’t take the time to reflect often enough. If we’re not working, we’re inundating ourselves with a wealth of knowledge and information. Put down the smartphone, log off your emails, and just enjoy the moment. Learn to enjoy just spending time in your own mind. Appreciate the sensation of the sand beneath your feet, and check out the incredible views.