beach activities

8 beach activities for your vacation


Spending your vacation by the sea is undoubtedly one of the best activities to relax, fill your body with energy and have fun, so we leave you with some excellent beach activities to enjoy alone, as a couple, or with your family.

1. Build sand castles

It is one of the most common and fun options to let your imagination fly, it requires patience and having several items such as buckets of water, sand toys, spatulas, shovels, stones, or collecting seashells, and any object that allows you to give an original touch to your construction.

This activity is perfect for the whole family, as you can have contests and spend memorable hours.

Build the perfect sand castle and experiment with making drawings, figures, a mermaid tail on your or your children’s legs and even making angels similar to those made on the snow.

2. Beach Soccer 

Beach soccer is one of the favorite and most enjoyable sports for those who love the sea. 

Some of the rules are similar to those of the traditional game and, the challenge is to score goals:

  1. There is one goalkeeper and four players on the field.
  2. The playing time consists of 3 periods of 12 minutes.
  3. It is not possible to touch the ball with hands and arms.
  4. The goalkeeper can only kick the ball with his hands.
  5. There cannot be a tie at the end of the game.
  6. If the ball leaves the field of play, the kick shall be taken by the opposing team.

You can play with your family or friends and add or remove rules, and even form teams as you see fit.

Remember that the idea is to spend an unforgettable time at sea and enjoy every moment of your stay.

3. Stripes, one of the most fun beach games 

This is one of the beach games for children and adults that provokes the most laughter and fun.

To play, you only need stones or shells of any size and paint two horizontal lines in the sand about three meters apart.

The objective of the game is for each participant to stand at a considerable distance and throw the stone to bring it as close as possible to the selected line.

The person who has thrown the closest is the winner and will have the chance to start the second round.

4. Beach bowling 

It is a fun beach activity, just flatten the sand a little to make the main lane, the bowling pins can be created with the same sand and the ball to throw can be a medium plastic ball.

The objective is to throw the ball over the lane and throw the most pins to determine who gets the most points.

5. Beach golf 

It can be practiced by children or adults and can be played individually or as a team.

The objective of this game, like traditional golf, is to get the ball in the hole with the least number of strokes, so it will be an entertaining activity in which you can spend hours of fun. 

To play, it is necessary to create a circuit with different types and sizes of holes to make the game more difficult and entertaining. Dig a hole or as many as you want.  

Once the circuit is created, you can create teams or give turns to the players to introduce the balls with the least number of strokes.

The ball and club can be the same as those used in traditional golf, however, if playing with children it is possible to give free rein to the imagination and create a different variety of holes or use large balls of other hardless material and use plastic feet or clubs to make the strokes.

6. Beach Volleyball 

It is one of the classics to play day at the beach and, depending on how professionally you want to play it, it can be done with or without a net.

Play one-on one, in pairs, or in teams, and decide which volleyball rules you want to apply:

  1. There must be a maximum of 12 players.
  2. It is recommended not to use glasses.
  3. Use a suitable ball.
  4. The team scores a point when it successfully touches the ball on the floor of the opposing court, when the opposing team commits a foul and when the opposing team receives a penalty.
  5. The team that wins three sets wins the match.

7. Relay or obstacle races

To play this game, make sure that the beach is wide and that it does not interfere with the stay of other visitors. 

To play it is necessary to run through lanes marked in the sand, where each member of the team can pass an object to a teammate, who will run until the last relay and must reach the finish line.

It is possible that the object that will function as a relay can be a ball, a stone or any other non-hazardous object. The team that reaches the finish line first wins the game.

8. Frisbee

Recreationally, this game consists of throwing a disc in the air for someone else to catch it, you can even do this activity with your pet and have a fun time and strengthen your muscles.

Enjoy playing frisbee by the sea.

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