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What to pack for a day at the beach: Muslim Hijabi Adventurer Edition

What to pack for a day at the beach: Muslim Hijabi Adventurer Edition

Are you a modest adventurer, who happens to be a Muslimah who wears hijab, gearing up for a day of sun, sand, and sea? Look no further! We've curated the ultimate beach day checklist to ensure your day is not just perfect but also uniquely tailored to your adventurous spirit.

Beyond just a checklist, we're here to share the awesome perks of heading to the beach. This isn't just about what to pack; it's about crafting a beach day that's uniquely yours. Join us for a simple and joy-filled adventure, made just for you. Ready to dive in?

Before you set out on your beach adventure, take a moment to ensure a perfect day awaits you. Begin by checking the weather forecast—nothing spoils the fun like unexpected rain or chilly winds. Next, do a bit of research on the beach you're heading to. Find out how busy it tends to get so you can pick the ideal time for your visit. Don't forget to explore and discover secluded spots that offer the privacy you value. We understand the importance of personal space, especially for Muslim women. With a little planning, you can create the ultimate beach day, tailored to your preferences. Because swimming adventures are for everyone, and the perfect beach day is just a thoughtful plan away.

Two muslim women in hijab wearing modest swimwear having a picnic by the beach

Clothing and Accessories:

1. Modest Swimsuit:

   - Select a burkini or full-coverage swimsuit for the perfect blend of modesty and style.

2. Swim Cover-Up:

   - Pack a maxi beach cover-up, a versatile piece for maintaining modesty when you're not making a splash.

3. Sun Hat or Visor and Sunglasses:

   - Stay sun-safe and stylish with a wide-brimmed hat or comfy visor and chic sunglasses.

4. Sandals or Water Shoes:

   - Comfort is key! Opt for comfortable footwear for your beach adventures.

5. Beach Bag:

   - Organise your essentials in a spacious beach bag, that preferably has plenty of pockets. Make sure to include a spare tote bag for your wet burkini. For modest adventurer beach days definitely include swimming.

6. Portable Changing or Shower Tent:

   - Ensure privacy with a portable tent for quick changes into and out of your swimwear.

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Sun Protection:

7. Sunscreen:

   - Shield your skin from UV rays with a high SPF sunscreen. (Minimum SPF 50+ if you’re a Kiwi or an Aussie Adventurer)

8. Beach Towel or Blanket:

   - Unwind and relax on a comfortable beach towel or blanket.

Hydration and Snacks:

9. Water Bottles:

    - Keep hydrated throughout the day with ample water.

10. Healthy Snacks:

    - Fuel your adventures with nutritious snacks.

11. Flask:

    - Enjoy hot drinks hot and cold drinks cold with a handy flask.

Prayer Essentials:

12. Portable Prayer Mat:

    - Bring a lightweight and compact prayer mat for moments of reflection.

13. Prayer Garment:

    - Have a dedicated garment for prayer if your beachwear isn't suitable.

Entertainment and Relaxation:

14. Reading Material:

    - Dive into a good book during your beachside downtime. Don't forget your earbuds if you prefer to consume your books on audio.

Cleanliness and Hygiene:

15. Wet Wipes or Hand Sanitiser:

    - Stay clean and refreshed, especially before meals. Wet wipes also come in handy for easy cleanup after meals.

16. Rubbish Bags:

    - Dispose of waste responsibly and keep the beach clean.

17. Portable Bidet or Spare Water Bottle:

    - Prioritise personal hygiene with a portable bidet or spare water bottle.

Before diving into the waves, let's talk beach safety! First up, keep an eye on those flags—they're like your beach buddies, singling if it's safe to swim. Stay hydrated under the sun, and don't forget to reapply sunscreen regularly, because nobody likes a surprise sunburn! Keep an eye on the little ones, build sandcastles away from the water's edge, and know where the nearest lifeguard station is—better safe than sorry. Lastly, embrace the ocean breeze and have a blast while staying sun-smart and water-wise!

Two Muslim Hijabi women enjoying the beach, walking along the beach

Armed with this comprehensive checklist, you're all set for an unforgettable beach day that perfectly aligns with your modest, adventurous lifestyle. From comfortable swimwear to entertainment and prayer essentials, make every moment count as you embrace the beauty of the beach. Ready, set, beach day!

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