Stay Protected Under The Hot Greek Sun

  • by XpatAthens
  • Tuesday, 16 July 2019
Stay Protected Under The Hot Greek Sun

Summer is here for good, and it's time to hit the beach and have some fun under the sun! However, it's imperative to take all the necessary safety measures to keep yourself protected under the hot Greek sun and the sea.

Here is a list of things you can take along with you to the beach to make sure you're protected without compromising having a great time!

Bring A Beach Umbrella

Some of the best beaches in Greece are quite remote and don't offer any amenities. Even though it's exhilarating to visit a secluded beach, you won't want to fry under the hot sun so make sure you bring an umbrella. Furthermore, If you don't want to be the person chasing their umbrella down the beach, get an umbrella screw base to secure your umbrella in the sand.

Wear Sunscreen

Dermatologists keep talking about the importance of protecting our skin in the sun. If you are about to venture out in the sun, make sure that everyone is adequately protected. On the market, you will find many suncare products to cover all sorts of needs and skin types. Adults should use different lotions than children, and we suggest you splurge on face sunscreen; your skin will surely thank you.

Stay Hydrated

It is also essential to stay adequately hydrated during a long day at the beach. While you should avoid caffeinated and alcoholic drinks - you will need to increase your water intake. Fill up a portable drinks cooler with water and cold beverages, and head to the beach reassured you'll remain hydrated and quenched all day long!

Finally, bring along toys, floaties, and all the beach paraphernalia you can think of to make sure that your day at the beach is as much fun for the kids as it is for you!