Grab a board
When it comes to the sand in your toes, waves crashing on the shore and sun on your face, little else is as synonymous in idea as a beach is to a surfboard. Remaining active while on vacation helps break up the Mai Tais and lounging on the beach. When you're tired of sitting idle, one way to get up and out of your seat is to take up surfing. You can find plenty of surfboards for sale to make your decision making simple. There is a myriad of options, so be sure to choose the style of board to best suit your needs.
The thrill of catching your first wave and riding it back to shore is like nothing else. Sure, there are bound to be a few hiccups along the way but with some practice, you’ll be just fine. And once you’ve done it for a while you’ll be hooked, so be ready to schedule surfing trips in the future.
Hit the links
On the off chance, you're looking to take a day away from the ocean to enjoy some golfing, it’s a great way to stay active and it’s a fun activity in the sun. Yes, it may not be what you think of with a beach vacation, but there are many locations where you can play golf where the sand's only a few minutes away, if not in the same general location.
Do some research and try planning a golf and beach getaway, so you can enjoy both worlds simultaneously. Being able to play a round on the course in the morning, enjoying the water in the afternoon and basking in the glow of the sunset with the waves crashing against the shore during dinner sounds like a glorious time waiting to happen.
See what’s underwater
Returning to the ocean and all the wonders it has to offer, you’d be remiss to pass up on the opportunity to go snorkeling. It’s
a fun activity that requires you to swim a little and take in the fantastic underwater view. Visiting tropical locations where snorkeling is available gives you the ability to get up close with
stunningly beautiful sea creatures such as sea turtles and exotic fish. Plus, you’ll also be able to see plenty of magnificent reef formations.
Go for a ride
One of the last things that come to mind when trying to enjoy a beach vacation is going for a ride. No, not a car or bike ride but a watercraft. Look for a place where you can rent a boat or jetski so you can enjoy the excitement of open waters as you cruise along. You might be hesitant at first be rest assured this water-based beach activity is addictive. Being able to zip through the water or mosey at a relaxed pace is pure fun captured in a bottle and sprinkled on a watercraft.
So the next time you think about all of the things you can do while on a beach vacation, be sure to try out a few of these activities. Each one provides you with a new and exciting adventure. Enjoy life and all the activities it has to offer!