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20 Reasons Why the Beach is Good for You

20 Reasons Why the Beach is Good for You

National Plan for Vacation Day is celebrated on the last Tuesday of January each year. It’s a day to encourage Americans to plan their time off and use it. In honor of this day, now is the perfect time and occasion to book your Indian Rocks Beach vacation rental

In case you need additional encouragement, here are 20 of the best reasons why the beach is good for you and your family. It’s one of the best gifts you can give to yourself and to others. Cheers to your next Indian Rocks Beach, Florida vacation! 

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Couple enjoying the sunset on the beach | Plumlee Vacations Indian Rocks Beach Rentals

Healthy woman running on the beach | Plumlee Vacations Indian Rocks Beach Rentals

Fresh Air

Fresh air alone is good for you but salty sea air is even better, studies show. Salt air is good for the lungs and for your whole body.



Sunshine is the most natural form of Vitamin D for your body. You only need 10 minutes a day to get your daily dose.


Salt Water

Salt water is good for many parts of your body from your skin and hair to your bones and joints. It’s healing properties abound. 



Being at the beach opens up a myriad of ways to exercise and have fun while doing it. Exercising on sand adds to the effort.


Mood Lifting

Exposure to sunlight is believed to boost the brain’s release of serotonin, which can improve your mood. 



The smell of the sea has a soothing effect on our brains associated with inhaling negative ions.



Grounding is walking barefoot in nature and absorbing energy from the Earth. Beach walk, anyone? 



The beach is a great place to reset and detox from bad habits. Less screen time, more beach time.


Better Sleep 

A day a the beach helps relieve key factors that inhibit sleep: stress levels, lack of physical fatigue, and hormonal imbalances. 


Healthier Eating

You tend to make healthier eating choices at the beach when fresh seafood, fruits, and vegetables are abundantly available.


Boost Creativity

Many people find the beach inspiring. There’s science that backs that being at the beach increases innovation and creativity.


New Experiences

Trying new things is good for your brain. A beach vacation is a great place to explore new adventures and try new things.


Explore More

See new places, walk new beach paths, explore more of the natural side of the beach and coastline.



The beach gives you plenty of opportunities to strike up a conversation and meet new people. Don’t be shy!


Beauty Benefits

The beach helps skin health because of antibacterial and detoxification properties from the coastal elements.


Slower Pace

Beach life is synonymous with a relaxed, laid-back attitude and perspective on life. Slow down and enjoy it.


Happier People

Have you ever noticed that people in general seem happier and friendlier in beach locales? Beautiful places have that effect! 


Family Bonding

The beach provides ample opportunities to spend quality time with the ones you love doing the things you love. 



The beach has a way of a deepening connections. Whether you’re connecting with nature, others, or yourself—it’s easy here.



We all need things to look forward to. Isn’t it time you put your next beach vacation on your calendar? Start right here!

have you booked your next beach vacation yet?

Answer Yay or Nay in the comments below! 

20 Reasons Why the Beach is Good for You