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Ways to Bring the Beach Home to You

March 31, 2020 3 Comments

It’s an adjustment all around as the world settles into a new “normal.” Your plans to be on the beach may have been foiled, but we’ve found ways for you to feel like you’re in a tropical paradise while staying at home. It might not be at an all-inclusive resort, but these things to do at home will feel like a close second!

Start your day off with a workout

Most all-inclusive resorts have morning yoga by the pool, so why not start your day the same way? Whether you’ve been a yogi for a while or you’ve never taken a yoga class before, here are poses and workouts you can do to jumpstart your day. You can even integrate meditation into your routine to set your mind at ease for the rest of the day. If you prefer a higher intensity workout, there are other things you can do at home, especially if you’re trying to keep that beach bod in tip top shape. From Kayla Itsines Bikini Body Guide to other HIIT workouts, you can get your cardio on in your living room! Just because you aren’t hitting the beach next week doesn’t mean your wellness journey has to be put on pause.

Try authentic Caribbean recipes in the kitchen

Your refrigerator might not offer the same delectable cuisine found at a resort, but you can still bring authentic Mexican and Caribbean flavors into your home. Spice up your kitchen with Jamaican jerk chicken chili or take it easy with slow cooker barbacoa tacos for the whole fam to enjoy. You might not be sitting on the beach, but these tropical flavors will give you a small taste of the sand and sea. Plus, you’ll get to try out new recipes that can last in your home longer than just flavors enjoyed on vacay.

Get creative with crafts

Crafting may be one of your passions, but when is the last time you actually sat down and enjoyed making something fun? There’s no better time than right now to craft new things for your house, especially to get in the beachy mood. Whether you want to tie dye a towel with your kiddos or make your own sand succulent garden, you have to check out our videos on the crafts you didn’t even know you were missing out on. Your house will even begin to feel like a beach house in itself.

Endless cocktails at home

There’s nothing quite like having endless margaritas from your resort’s swim-up bar. Don’t miss out on your favorite beverages just because you couldn’t go on vacay. Brush up on your mixology like you were planning on doing at the mixology classes your resort offered. Whether you opt for a frozen cocktail like a coconut lime daquiri or want something iced like a Bahama Mama, you can look through our dozens or recipes and videos that will give you step by step instructions on how to make the best cocktails. Being your own personal bartender will have its perks in the long run, too!

Missing out on the beach is hard, but don’t let a change of plans stop you from creating your own paradise from home. If you’re really wanting to get in a vacay mood, check out these beach reads to immerse yourself in the tropics. It’ll feel like you’re already there.

A True Beach Lover


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    April 2, 2020

    Soooo looking forward to beach……………

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    Van nelsin

    April 2, 2020

    We were scheduled for vacation in Punta Cama on March 18 til 26 cancelled but not. We’re always ready for the Carribean Bring on the Beach

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    Liams LaLa

    April 2, 2020

    Drinks are on me once we get past this.. look for me at the bar 🙂

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