Sunny Vibes Only: Your Essential Spring Break Packing List

Zippy Sandler
7 min readApr 25, 2024

It’s been a very long winter and I don’t even know what happened to spring. But, it’s just about time to soak up the sun and enjoy some fun in the sand (yes, even though I live in Florida, I haven’t been to the beach all winter long). If you’re getting ready to hit the road, fly the friendly skies, or take a staycation in that hotel on the beach you’ve been meaning to visit (yes, I’m talking about you Costa d’Este) then look no further than our curated spring break packing list, designed to keep you stylish and comfortable all vacation long. From vibrant swimwear for men and women to trendy hats and sandals, we’ve got everything you need to make this spring break your most stylish one yet!

Get ready to embrace beachside bliss with our handpicked selection of spring break essentials. Whether you’re hitting the waves or lounging under a palm tree, we’ve got the perfect swimwear, hats, sandals, and beachwear to elevate your vacation style. Say goodbye to winter blues and hello to sunny skies with these must-have pieces for your spring break getaway!

JustShoesforKids

Find a cute selection of bathing suits, jellies, sandals, apparel, accessories, and more at JustShoesforKids.com. Just Shoes for Kids is the best place to buy girl’s and boy’s brands: Old Soles, Sticky Lemon, Tip Toey Joey, Atlanta Mocassin, Lilies & Roses NY, Victoria, Igor, Naturino, Falcotto, Tutto Piccolo and much more.

Swiminista

Marvelous Onepiece- Zinnia

The classic Marvelous One Piece silhouette will remind you of the classic Hollywood swimsuits worn by Dorothy Dandridge and Marilyn Monroe, but updated for more modern vibes for all you Swiministas! Full coverage can be sexy, revealing your most confident self. This can be worn as a bodysuit, too!

  • Classic one-piece silhouette
  • Lingerie-style adjustable straps
  • Removable cups with shelf bra
  • Full coverage

Girls Artistic Fringe Onepiece- Zinnia

Fringe has never been so fun! Our Girls Artistic Fringe One Piece — Zinnia has been crafted from a super-stretchy fabric blend, so it flexes every which way and feels comfortable enough to wear for hours.

Marvelous Onepiece- Tigerpalm

The classic Marvelous One Piece silhouette will remind you of the classic Hollywood swimsuits worn by Dorothy Dandridge and Marilyn Monroe, but updated for more modern vibes for all you Swiministas! Full coverage can be sexy, revealing your most confident self.

  • Classic one-piece silhouette
  • Lingerie-style adjustable straps
  • Removable cups with shelf bra

FYI, it can be worn as a bodysuit, too!

Tiare Hawaii

Introducing Tiare Hawaii, a female-founded and operated brand that embodies the spirit of the islands. Founded in Hawaii and inspired by global travel, Tiare Hawaii infuses the essence of tropical paradise into each of its one-of-a-kind products. But it’s more than just a fashion brand — it’s a movement. With a commitment to giving back, Tiare Hawaii partners with One Tree Planted, planting a tree for every purchase made at TiareHawaii.com. Each product is hand-made by artisans, ensuring quality craftsmanship and a touch of authenticity in every piece. From flowing dresses to vibrant accessories, Tiare Hawaii invites you to embrace the beauty of the islands wherever you go

Carve Design

Dive into sustainable fashion with Carve’s latest swim drop, the Zinnia Swim Print Collection. Crafted from recycled polyester swim fabric and manufactured ethically, each piece embodies an eco-conscious style. Made from five recycled water bottles, this collection not only helps reduce environmental impact but also ensures you look chic while lounging poolside or catching waves. Check out the full range of the new swim collections here! If swimwear isn’t your vibe, Carve has you covered with their latest Best Sellers, Dresses, Denim, and Accessories, perfect for stepping into spring with style!

Chubbies

Born out of a desire to bring joy and spontaneity to everyday life, Chubbies offers a range of bold and vibrant apparel that celebrates the spirit of adventure.

Men’s Lined Classic Swim Trunk

  • Print: The Domingos Are For Flamingos
  • From sandy shores to scorching pool decks, these ultra stretchy swim trunks feature a quick-drying shell, elastic waistband, and a built-in mesh boxer brief liner.

Boy’s Classic Swim Trunk

  • Print: The Domingos Are For Flamingos
  • The Classic Swim Trunk features an ultra-quick drying shell, mesh basket liner, elastic waistband, and built-in drawstring designed to keep your trunks secure from the water slide to cannonball contests.

From iconic shorts to colorful swim trunks and laid-back shirts, Chubbies products embody the essence of carefree living.

Aerothotic

Sandal season is here! Step into spring with the cushioned memory foam footwear and be on your way to enjoying activities with comfort and style. Aerothotic is the source for all women’s footwear needs, with flip flops, slingback, and slide options. The best-selling Crystal Mist sandal take you from spring to summer with colorful flair and next-level comfort. From the latest trends to travel essentials and recovery sandals, the medium-heel cup, arch support, and gel insole ensure each step is like walking on a cloud.

These orthotic sandals even add a pop of glitter to their design, ensuring wearers feel and look trendy! Experience support in every step and find classic vacation essentials to ensure foot issues don’t hold you back from the fun! That goes for everyday outings where juggling errands, lunch, and carpooling are always on the agenda. Your feet will thank you for Aerothotic.

LâMOWomen’s Sandals

A brand known for exceptional footwear since 1995, LâMO caters to our ever-changing lifestyle needs with shoes that feature wellness wrapped up in carefully constructed designs. Expanding from their flagship sheepskin products, the casual Baja line is what they call California Comfort™ — 365 a year! Here, you’ll step into a world of comfort with these vacay-must-haves, whether lounging by the pool or sightseeing on the go. The latest fashionable looks from LâMO are a vibe that encourages us to get out there and explore the trendy California lifestyle in year-round, carefree footwear. Get a new style for the season and pamper yourself with LâMO’s Cirrus Footbed System memory foam or explore all-day comfort with the signature LâMO-LITE® collection. Pair that with its long-term cushioning, high-level breathability, moisture management, and lightweight comfort, and your tired, hard-working feet will thank you for it.

Wallaroo Hat Company

Lady Jane

Artistic elegance brought to you by renowned actress Jane Seymour, in partnership with Wallaroo. Her colorful artwork brightens up this versatile Flexi-Weave sun hat with a scarf.

Scrunchie

Available in a variety of fashionably fun colors, this wide-brim hat can be adjusted to fit every mood. Down for shy or curvy waves for a look that’s fun and flirty.

Marseille

Stripes are always in style. From the beach to the runway, this hat adds a touch of class to any event, Flexi-weave fabric keeps it looking great. This hat is available in two chic styles white/beige and black/natural.

Magicsuit by Miraclesuit

Appear Sleeker, Slimmer in Seconds.

Where fashion meets function. The Magicsuit mission is to empower women, embrace their beauty, and elevate their sense of fashion while providing all-over shaping, slimming, and support.

With “beach to bistro” styling, the collection offers versatility and customized coverage so pieces can be worn beyond just in the water.

With this guide in hand, you’re all set to embark on your next adventure with confidence and style. Remember, packing for vacation should be as exciting as the trip itself, so don’t stress too much about it, and whether you’re jetting off to a tropical paradise or cruising the Caribbean, just toss in these essentials, add a dash of relaxation, and get ready to make memories that will last a lifetime. Bon voyage, and may your suitcase be filled with nothing but sunshine, laughter, and a touch of wanderlust!

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Zippy Sandler

70-year-old travel and lifestyle blogger sharing tips on how to live your best life NOW!