Things to Bring to the Beach

What do I need to bring with me to Galveston?

Spend less time at the store and more time at the beach with this list of the supplies that Sand ‘N Sea Properties provides and recommendations about what you might want to bring. We want your Sand `N Sea Properties vacation rental to feel like your home away from home, so please let us know if there is anything we can assist you with during your stay on Galveston Island! Don't forget to review our list of Galveston Resources to make sure you've got access to all of the essential information you'll need for your vacation!


family packing to get ready for a beach vacation


All Sand `N Sea Properties homes come equipped with:

  • 1 Kitchen Trash Bag
  • 1 Sponge
  • 1 Bottle of Dishwashing Liquid (3 oz.)
  • 1 Packet of Dishwasher Detergent
  • 1 Roll of Toilet Paper for Each Bathroom
  • Linens and Bath Towels (standard beds are made for arrival)

What household items should you bring to your vacation rental? 

Paper and Kitchen Products

  • Toilet Paper
  • Paper Towels
  • Coffee Filters
  • Plastic Wrap
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Zip Top Bags for Food Storage
  • Trash Bags

Cleaning Supplies

  • Dishwasher Soap
  • Dishwashing Liquid
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Disinfectant Wipes/Spray
  • Hand Sanitizer

Non-perishable Food Items

  • Canned Goods
  • Coffee
  • Condiments
  • Sugar
  • Spices

Personal Hygiene Supplies

  • Hand Soap
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Shampoo
  • etc.

Grilling Equipment

  • Charcoal
  • Lighter Fluid
  • Lighter

What items should you bring to Galveston Island?

  • Cooler
  • Hats
  • Beach Umbrella
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Sun Block
  • Aloe Vera
  • Mosquito Repellent
  • Beach Toys for the Kids

If you'd like to sneak in some educational lessons for the kids on your beach trip, we recommend bringing a bug barn, binoculars, magnifying glass, and a field journal. 

What should you bring for your dog?:

  • Bottled water & bowl
  • Leash
  • Pick-up Bags
  • Floating Fetch Toy
  • Life Jacket
  • Towel 

Equipment Rental:

Items like golf carts, beach equipment, high chairs, and cribs are available through local vendors. We'll be happy to refer you to them; call our office for details.