Vacation By The Sea? Here Are The Best Things About Beach Breaks

Vacations that are great fun for all the family can sometimes to be really hard to find. When you have more than one child, it can be tricky to find something to suit them both, and the parents too! Parents are often keen to have an opportunity to relax and take the night off from cooking. And the kids want to run around trying lots of new activities. That’s why a beach vacation could be absolutely ideal for you all. Here are the best bits about beach breaks for the family:


Golden sand is so much fun. The kids can build sandcastles with you giving you that much-needed quality time together. It’s also great for laying down on and relaxing in the sun. A day on the beach can be just the thing for when you need to destress. And all that golden sand between your toes is great for relaxing too. You can all hunt for pebbles together for the sandcastle. Or maybe you fancy a barefoot stroll along the edge of the water?

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Being in the water can be a great workout for you if you’re looking for a more active holiday. If your kids are older now, maybe you can all have a go at one or two water sports? Places like have the full range of equipment you might need to make the most of a beach vacation. And if you’re all after an adrenaline rush, why not take a boat out? There are plenty of ways to make the most of being on the water. Just don’t forget a towel!

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If you’re a big fan of fish and seafood, then there is no better place to enjoy a dish than on the seafront. There are always good restaurants and one or two fast food kiosks too. And where else is better to enjoy a good meal than out in the fresh, sea air? Some restaurants can get pretty busy on warm sunny days, so why not book a table in advance?

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They say that the sea air is good for helping you sleep. If you or the kids have had a few rough nights, why not head to the coast and take a lovely long walk along the promenade? You’re almost guaranteed to have a fantastic night of sound sleep after all that! Of course, it may be all the activity that we do when we’re down by the coast that wears us out most.

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Theme Parks

More and more coastal resorts now have a good theme park nearby. Rollercoasters, carousels, bumper cars and arcade games are very popular in seaside towns. When you have kids, a theme park can be the perfect way to keep them entertained all day. Some even have a good range of indoor activities should the weather turn nasty.

If you’re lucky enough to live within a couple of hours of the coast, chances are you’ve already got plans for a great beach break. But if you don’t get to the seaside much, why not book a vacation now? All the family can enjoy a great stay at the beach.

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