This Beach Vacation Checklist Will Take the Stress Out of Packing (Promise!)

Sometimes it’s hard to just chill and relax—and that’s where beach vacations come in handy. Once you’ve set your OOO message and stepped off the plane, it’s as if you’ve metaphorically let your hair down. The sand. The waves. The sun. You’re set. But before you can sip your piña colada surf-side and totally enjoy paradise, you need to pack the essentials. Since you already know what you’re putting in your carry-on, it should only take you half the time. Here are the top products that should always be on your beach vacation packing list—from sun protection to tropical dinner attire, we’ve got you covered.

Where do you want to go on your next beach vacation? Be sure to tell us in the comments!