Thinking of traveling to an exquisite destination to start the year right? You’re probably thinking of visiting a city. Well, perhaps starting the year with a relaxing time at the beach deserves to be on your list of options. It sure sounds like a relaxing idea that will give you the time you need to prepare for the incoming year.
You’ve got to treat yourself some vitamin sea from time to time, and there’s no better time than now; or whenever you feel like your body needs to lay by the beach, with the sun up and sand on your toes. Time to experience the island life time and again.
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Plan your trip, pack your bags and go feel the sea breeze. Here are the tops reasons that should convince you to skip the busy cities and go straight to the beach.
The beach means relaxation
The beach is calling you back to take a dip and lay on the sand. Have you got any reasons not to? Plus, it’s is calling you simply because you need a much-needed relaxation.
There’s no trip that doesn’t take up much of your energy. But we’d argue that though swimming and participating in other water activities can be draining and tiring, it’s still therapeutic, in a sense that it relieves your stress. Besides, it’s your decision whether or not to work your body up or just lay by the beach and pick up your favorite book. You decide.
The beach improves your mental well-being
Just relax and listen to the waves splashing and let the breeze blow your face, and everything will slow down. You have a beautiful scenery to lust over, delightful meals to indulge on, and the beach itself to feed your soul. These alone calms your mind.
Floating in the pool feels great, sure. But floating in the sea where the waves sway your problems away is hundred times better. To put it simply: taking a dip in the sea calms your nerves, lights up your mood, and improves your overall well-being.
The beach offers a lot of activities
People think that a weekender trip to the sea is boring. If you’d rather travel to a busy city and roam around the landmarks bumping from people to people because of the crowded areas, go ahead. But if you’re up to experience new things and have a great time with less hassle, you know where to go.
Surfing, snorkeling, paddling, jet skiing, banana boat ride, and the list goes on—these are only a few of the activities that can take your boredom away and level up your beach experience.
The beach is for everyone
Have an elderly in the family? Have them relax and sip a mango shake in a bar. Have little kids? Bring their sandbox tools and have them build a sandcastle or bucket. Planning a weekender with your friends? Try cliff diving by the sea. Want a quick escape with your significant other? A romantic beach trip never fails.
See, the beach is for everyone; no matter how big or small the occasion is. There’s a lot to do there if dipping in the sea isn’t someone’s cup of tea (e.g. sunbathing/tanning, strolling).
The beach reminds you how simple life is
If you’re headed to a beach town, you’ll notice how simple life is in there. You won’t see people coming home in their business suits nor hear traffic horns going awry. Everything’s simple: people walking in shorts and tank tops, people wearing their big, warm smiles, and the very thought of a less complicated living. It’s easier to start conversations with people there and have a joyful time.
If you’ve ever been lost and stressed at work (and life), a quick trip to the beach shall help you recharge and remind you that life is simple, and you have to enjoy it.
About Chie Suarez
Chie Suarez sails from the PH. She spends her downtime writing for Holiday Inn Parramatta,, the perfect hotel choice to stay in for both business or leisure.