These items will elevate your beach days!

When you hit the beach for a full day in the sun it's important to be prepared so you can get the most out of your beach day. Knowing what to take to the beach can sometimes be tricky. Luckily the Port Aransas team are experts on having the best beach days. Here are some of the beach must-haves for your summer in Port A.




Sun Bum is a beach bum-approved sunscreen that will keep you protected all summer long. The last thing you want on your vacation is a nasty sunburn making it a nightmare to get back in the sun the nest day. Head over to Port A Flip Flop Shops and pick up some sun protection for your beach day.

Beach Towel

A good beach towel is a necessity when it comes to hitting the sandy shores. Whether you want to lay on one in the sand or use it to dry off after a swim in the ocean Port A has got you covered. Stop by The Islander and find the perfect towel to keep you dry all summer long.


The Shibumi Shade is the perfect shade for your beach days in Port A. This shade is easy to set up, quiet, and works with the wind, not against it. Getting the right amount of shade and sun is the perfect way to have even more fun! You can find a Shibumi Shade to elevate your beach days at Ace Hardware or Fly It in Port Aransas.


A good hat is a must when hitting the beach. Hats protect your skin from the sun and give you some peace of mind on those sunny summer days. Visit Bella Bella Boutique and find the hat you need, from a trucker hat to a Charlie 1 Horse hat. Find the hat for your in Port A.


The Turtlebox speaker from Coastal Closet is the perfect speaker for the beach. This speaker is waterproof, floats, and has a lifetime warranty. You can even link two of them together and play the same music from both. Remember to be a good beach neighbor and always play your music and a considerate volume of others!


The right swimsuit can make or break your beach experience. Find the perfect swimsuit for your beach day at the BoardHouse. They carry swimsuits for all ages and give you great options to find what works for you.

Beach Toys

Boogie boards are a great way to have fun in the waves. Stop by The Islander or the local IGA to pick up the perfect board for you. Boogie Boarding is fun for all ages and Port Aransas is the perfect place for it. Always keep in mind beach safety and rip currents when you enter the water.

Beach Rules & Safety

As the saying goes, it’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt. While you will absolutely have the time of your life soaking in the sun on the beaches of Port Aransas, there is a general set of beach rules that guests are respectfully asked to follow for the protection…

Reusable Beach Trash Bags

Properly disposing of your trash on the beach is one thing that elevates everyone's beach day! Grab one of the reusable beach trash bags to keep by your spot and throw all your trash in there. If you see any trash around you that may not be yours add in in there too. Leave the beach better than you found it!