As your next island getaway nears and you’re packing for the beach, look to our curated beach vacation packing list for all the essentials you need. First, pick the best bag for your beach trip. Whether it’s a style-forward straw bag, ultra-practical weekender, coveted backpack or luxe checked luggage, you’ll need the perfect vacation bag to tote your beachwear for that spontaneous overnight trip or globetrotting adventure alike.
Next, you’ll need to narrow down your packing must-haves. Follow this checklist: standout swimsuits(bikinis and one-pieces both recommended!), pool-side cover-ups, billowy maxi dresses that catch the sea’s breeze, suntan-friendly tops, flowy bottoms, sandals (heeled and flat!), travel-size beauty and skincare, the best sunscreenand all of the extra travel accessories, from trendy sunglasses to ray-shielding hats. Once you’re packed and poised to travel, escape to your next destination in your getaway-perfect outfits.