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Awesome and Fun Things You Can Do At The Beach

A lot of people today take residence in large cities to be near their places of work. After all, traveling two to three hours per day just to get to work is not always the most practical thing to do.


Having fun at the beach


Their stay in the concrete jungle will surely make a lot of people miss nature. Because of this, many people get out of the city every chance that they get, and the beach is among their most common destinations. 


Aside from sunbathing or swimming near the shore, there are a lot of other things that visitors can do on the beach or when at sea. We present some of the best options here. 


Water sports


Adventure seekers continually seek stimulating activities. To them, mere swimming, even in the clearest water, easily get boring. They will need something that challenges them, and different types of water sports can be a great option for them. 


Surfing is among the most common activities that thrill-seekers can try, especially if they find themselves in shallow seas with quite powerful and tall waves such as those found in Bali, Indonesia. Surfing will surely test their sense of balance and timing since they have to ride the waves only during the most opportune moments. 


Another thing that they can try is open sea wakeboarding. This activity will require great upper body strength. So, those who want to do wakeboarding might want to do some gym workouts first to make their bodies ready. 




When people hear the word yacht, they immediately think about wealth and luxury. This is actually not wrong. Yachts are indeed quite expensive water craft that the rich use for at-sea parties and other leisurely activities. Some of them even have romantic dinners onboard a yacht. 


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Good thing that people now don’t have to actually own a yacht to enjoy a unique yachting experience. There are now yachts for hire such as those docked at the facilities found at


Aside from leisure or pleasure, yachts can also be used for some sporting activities. There are yacht races that either use motorized units (powerboating) or boats with sails (sailing). 


Snorkeling and Diving


The sea is already a sight to behold when viewed from land or aboard a boat, especially during sunny days when the skies are bluer than ever. But what’s under the sea is a totally different world that every human should see at least once in their lifetime. This can only be done when they go snorkeling or diving.


Underneath the water’s surface are corals of different shapes, sizes, and colors. There are also colorful sea creatures of different species and varieties. Snorkeling allows a picturesque view of all this. Diving, for its part, allows people to really immerse themselves in the under-the-sea experience where they can actually swim and be with the sea creatures in their natural habitat.


Xel-Ha Park, Gauge Rybak, Kidfriendly
The little dude snorkeling at Xel-Ha Park


There is more than one way to skin a cat; this applies to almost anything. For sure, there’s the conventional way of enjoying the sea, and that’s swimming in it. But there are also other more exciting ways; some of which are shared here.

Nia McKenna

Nia is an Associate Editor at The Fairytale Traveler and self diagnosed travel junkie. Having traveled to 5 of the 7 continents, her love of good food and culture is a force to be reckoned with. When she isn't off adventuring with her husband, which she writes about on her blog CircaWanderlust, she can be found with a good cup of tea cuddling her pups and taking pictures of her food. She loves black and white movies and could listen to Elvis on repeat.

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