April 10, 2019 2 min read

Pack your bags, it's time for a beach vacation!

10 must pack items to make your beach vacation IGTV worthy.  Best yet, all this beach gear fits inside your carry-on, with extra room for those kitschy souvenirs . 

Leus: Surf Towel
#funfeelsbetter

Surf Towel By Leus
Not only does fun feel better with Leus towels, it actually fits better. Compact & light weight this towel takes up 1/3 of the space of an average beach towel.
Cool Feature Alert:  Blending premium fabrics with modern design, each collection pops with high definition photo prints & eclectic graphics.

Bare Republic: Reef Friendly Sunscreens
#GoBareOutside 

Reef Friendly Sunscreen

Sun's out, Fun's out.  Reef safe, eco-active collection of Mineral Sunscreens based out of sunny San Diego.
Cool Feature Alert:  New Shimmer sunscreen is a thing, and you get extra bling on your skin like the silver surfer.   "When you’re playing it safe, but not ready to fade into the crowd, reflect your inner sparkle with shimmery radiance."

Shinesty: SwimTrunks
#Shinesty

Shinesty Summer Swim Trunks 

Alohaaaa approved red Hawaiian Floral swim trunks!  Shinesty wants to make sure you "feel good doing bad things" at the beach & pool.
Cool Feature Alert: Hidden zippered rear pocket bag, to stuff your trunks for a zip up & go.

Everyday California: Floating Waterproof Snapback
#rootedinadventure

Everyday California Hat

When heading off on a vacation we guarantee there will be water and liquid involved. Whether poolside or seaside, Everyday California's waterproof hat is designed for adventure and style. 
Cool Feature Alert: Whoa!!! These awesome snapbacks also float!  

Nomader: Collapsible Water Bottle
#Nomader

Foldable Reusable Waterbottle

Portable, Versatile, and Collapsible. Staying hydrated while reducing plastic waste, has never looked so compact, and stylish.  
Cool Feature Alert: BPA Free Silicone and TSA Approved goodness  ✅✅

Slyde Handboards: Soft Top 
#Slydehandboards

Slyde Handboards Soft Top BodySurf Accessory

Vacation =  careless fun & new experiences.  Slyde's body surfing board is designed for FUN, and fits inside of a backpack.
Cool Feature Alert: Adjustable handstrap to fit YOUR palm perfectly.

GoPro x Apple Exclusive: HERO7 Black bundle
#GoPro

GoPro Hero 7 Black Camera Bundle x Apple

Make your holiday memories last a lifetime. Sold exclusively at Apple the most advanced GoPro camera ever, along with an extension pole, storage case, and other essentials for videoing all your adventures.  
Cool Feature Alert:  Waterproof without a housing to 33 feet, and ability to stream live to Facebook.

Plakkies: Flip Flops from South Africa

Plakkie Flip Flops South Africa

Nothing gets you ready for a proper beach vacation, like a pair of flip flops.  High quality & 100% South African made, Plakkies are making their premier appearance for the 1st time in the USA  here
Cool Feature AlertEvery purchase of a pair of Plakkies helps to build sustainable incomes for the local community and their families in ZA.

SurfEars: Ear Plugs
#keepwaterout

Surf Ears Ear Plugs

These stellar waterproof ear plugs are designed for surfing and other extreme water activities. SurfEars have close to zero acoustic loss in frequency of human speech, and 100% ease in use.
Cool Feature Alert:  The 3.0 product line was just recently released, featuring premium eco-friendly packaging, and a wider ranging of sizing for improved fit + comfort.

Blenders: Eyewear
#blenderseyewear

Reflective Sunglasses

There's a few things we do a lot of here in Southern California, and wearing sunglasses is one of them. These sunnies do the job & look the part, and won't cost you a fortune.
Cool Feature Alert:  You'll find Blenders cool signature ‘Stripes  //’ on every pair of sunglasses which means “ Life in Forward Motion.”
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Michelle Michalak
Michelle Michalak

Michelle's diploma reads BA Psychology with a minor in English, and her license plate reads #CaliforniaDreaming4Life. She begin her career in the NYC fashion industry working with fashion and internet pioneer, Bluefly.com However, due the constant "nagging" of her entrepreneurial spirit, her crush on surfing, and hardcore love for the ocean, she chosen to call San Diego home for the past 10 years. On the west coast she 's chased waves & enlightenment working alongside "Gurus" in the online marketing & personal development industries. It in May 2012 she found her true Zen & Stoke, and joined the Slyde Handboards Team.


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