Who doesn’t love partying on the beach? There’s little doubt that the sun and sand combine to make a fantastic party atmosphere, and the location offers everything from peace and tranquility to excitement and fun. This is why beaches are perfect to plan pretty much any type of party you desire. This post will educate you on the typical beach party and how easy it is to plan one.
Because they’re informal, out in the open, and already have their own entertainment (the sun, the sand, the waves!), beach parties are very easy to organize. Everybody enjoys hanging out by the seaside, and everybody knows more or less what to expect and what to bring. This is why it won’t be difficult to sell your party idea to your friends. All you really need to is pick up a disposable barbecue and some snacks at any local store. Then, you can easily let the partying begin!
In general, beach parties happen during the day, when the sun warms the sand and you can cool off in the sea. However, the beach is also a great location for night time parties. If you are going to party at night, you should probably contact the local authorities about specific beach rules, as nobody wants their party to be interrupted by the police. In many locations, alcohol consumption is forbidden on the beach, as is the creation of open fires. These are important things to know beforehand. If you have a general idea of what you can and cannot do, it will be so much easier to plan your event.
If you are going to prepare food for your party, it’s probably best to do so at home. Barbecues on the beach are fine, but nobody wants to find grits of sand in their sandwiches. It is so easy to prepare everything at your house and just pack some coolers and bring them to the beach. Make sure all dairy products are kept in a cool-bag or chilled box, as they can spoil quickly. It goes without saying that everyone should ensure they’re always well hydrated, so make sure everyone drinks a lot of water to avoid any problems. That hot sun can be brutal if you don’t drink enough water.
Of course, there are a few downsides to partying on the beach, but these aren’t too difficult to deal with. Sunburn happens to the best of us, so make sure you apply plenty of sunscreen. Also, make sure your guests are using plenty of sunscreen as well. Beaches are naturally exposed to all of the elements, so you can definitely bank on some sun and wind being present. You should take some precautions by making sure all of your personal items are weighed down or hidden from the wind. Don’t forget to find a shady spot every now and then, or wear a hat to avoid too much sun exposure.
These may all seem like basic tips and common knowledge, but you would be surprised to learn how many people suffer from things like sun poisoning and dehydration when visiting the beach. The beach can be a fantastic oasis where you can relax or party your face off with all of your friends. If you are looking to start some beach partying, pay attention to some of the simple tips and you will be all set!