Spring Break 2022: What to Pack for Your Beach Vacation

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By Danica Creahan‍ 2:15 PM PST, January 25, 2022

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While we won’t know how many more weeks of winter Phil the groundhog predicts until Feb. 2, there’s no denying that spring is on its way. If the winter gloom has got you down, it might be time to start planning the spring break vacation of your dreams to help you get through the next few months. 

If the ideal spring break looks like a warm and sunny beach day for you, then you’re in luck. ET has rounded up a list of the best gear for your spring break beach trip, from scratch-resistant sunglasses that won’t end up broken at the bottom of your beach bag to blankets large enough to accommodate you and your travel companions. 

Trying to pack a whole day’s worth of picnic supplies? The Hydro Flask Day Escape cooler will keep your favorite snacks and drinks cool for up to 36 hours. Looking for a lightweight, foldable beach chair? Amazon has tons of options to help you get outside more this spring. 

Keep reading to check out all the best gear to pack for your next beach trip. 

Rio Wave Beach Folding Chair

RIO Gear

This foldable, sand-friendly chair weighs in at just 5 pounds, making it ultra easy to transport to your favorite sunny spot.


Lululemon Ear Loop Face Mask 3 Pack


Made from sweat-wicking fabric with stretch and shape retention, this face mask is perfect for everyday wear thanks to the soft, adjustable ear loops with cord locks. Available as a three-pack in nine different colorway sets


BlendJet One Plus Portable Blender


This portable blender is USB-rechargeable, self-cleaning and equipped with a leak proof lid, making it the perfect way to make smoothies, protein shakes, margaritas and more, whenever and wherever you want. 


Amazon Basics Cabana Stripe Beach Towel


Take it back to basics with this 2-pack of classic striped beach towels, perfect for staying dry and getting some rays in.


Athleta Activate Face Mask 2 Pack


Designed for an active lifestyle, the Athleta face masks are breathable and quick-drying. The duo is great for doubling up. 


Anthropologie Market Tote


This chic tote bag will look great on your arm as you stroll down the boardwalk. It’s crafted from heavy duty canvas and boasts six pockets, a bouquet strap and a carabiner to keep your keys away from the sand.


McSimon 4Ply Black Disposable Face Mask


Much safer than a cloth mask, this mask is built with four layers for extra protection and extra comfort. 


Boderier Casual Wide Brim Bucket Hat

Boderier via Amazon

This cute sun hat is crafted with 100% cotton and can be easily rolled up and tucked in your beach bag to pull out when you need some extra protection from UV rays. 


MISSAA KN95 Face Masks for Children 30 Pack


These disposable tie-dye KN95 masks are about as cute as any cloth mask you can find, but these have 5 layers of protection. 

$80 FOR 30

WildHorn Outfitters Seaview 180° Sand Free Oversized Beach Blanket

WildHorn Outfitters via Amazon

This large beach blanket is made out of sand-proof parachute material, equipped with anchor pockets to keep it in place on windier days and can be compressed down into an easily portable pouch. 


AOTDAOU KN95 Kid Mask for Children


If colorful masks makes it easier to convince your kids to wear a disposable mask, these KN95 masks from Amazon are a great option. These masks come in a pack of 20 and they're individually wrapped.


REKS Unbreakable Sunglasses

REKS via Amazon

These stylish sunglasses have polarized lenses to minimize glare, anti-scratch coating and an ultra durable, “unbreakable” polymer frame.


Girlfriend Collective Koi Whidbey One Piece

Girlfriend Collective

We love the simplicity of this one piece swimsuit from Girlfriend Collective. 


Hydro Flask Day Escape Soft Cooler Tote

Hydro Flask

The Hydro Flask Day Escape Pack is a lightweight cooler that provides up to 36 hours of cold insulation. The Day Escape Pack is designed to be leak proof and can be worn as a backpack to make it easier to keep your provisions cool on the go.


Ban.do All Around Giant Circle Beach Towel

Ban.do via Amazon

This daisy towel makes the cutest beach accessory for spring. Its oversized design makes this towel great for lounging or even picnicking by the sea.


Supergoop Unseen Sunscreen SPF 40


This sunscreen from Supergoop! is weightless and scentless to provide practically invisible SPF protection. Its oil-free formula works as a primer under foundation or on totally bare skin.

$20 AND UP

Hydro Flask 32-Ounce Water Bottle

Hydro Flask

This Hydro Flask bottle has a leak-proof wide mouth lid with a built-in straw, can keep beverages cold for up to 24 hours, and (most importantly) is dishwasher safe, BPA-free and non-toxic.


GCI Outdoor Waterside SunShade Backpack Beach Chair

GCI Outdoor via Amazon

This beach chair can be folded up and worn as a backpack. It boasts a collapsible sun canopy and cup holder for extra comfort and convenience.


ISILER Pop Up Beach Tent

ISILER via Amazon

This beach tent pops up for a hassle-free set up and can fit two to three adults or four to five children.


Dejaroo Mesh Beach Bag

Dejaroo via Amazon

This lightweight mesh beach bag has eight pockets to keep all your vacation essentials organized.


The Long Torso Sidestroke


We love the one-shoulder style of this swimsuit from Summersalt. It has a flattering cut with superior compression and comes in five color combinations. 


Oseree Shine Colore High Waisted Bikini Set


Oseree has become a celebrity favorite for its flashy, fashion-forward swimsuits. This bikini set with a high waisted bottom glitters as much as it stuns.


Kindle Paperwhite


Whatever great beach read you pick out for your seaside getaway, you can read it easily, even on the sunniest of days, with this Kindle Paperwhite. 



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