Your Beach and Chill Honeymoon Packing List

Get ready and be prepared for your beach honeymoon with our ultimate packing list for your honeymoon in the sun.

By Jane Chertoff

woman on beach honeymoon
Photo by Artem Beliaikin

As your wedding weekend comes to a close, there’s nothing more romantic than hitting the beach on your honeymoon with your new spouse. Whether you’re off to Hawaii, Bora Bora, Mexico, or the Caribbean, you’re probably more than ready to soak in the beauty of the sea—and each other.

In all the excitement of the wedding planning, though, you may not have given too much thought to what to bring beyond a swimsuit. So, we put together an ultimate beach honeymoon packing list that covers everything you’ll need for the plane ride, dinners at the resort restaurant, and romantic nights in your suite.

Here’s everything you’ll need for your beach honeymoon. Note: Be sure to adjust the amounts of each item depending on the length of your stay. Also, consider they style of your accommodation and check for any dress code requirements.

INLINE PexelsPixabay 1080x720 Photo Credit // Pexels via Pixabay

For Her

For The Plane Ride

  • Maxi dress
  • Jean jacket
  • Flats or sandals


  • Leggings
  • Tanktop
  • Hoodie
  • Flats or sneakers

For Nights Out

  • Sundresses
  • Sweater or jean jacket
  • Sandals or heels
  • Evening bag or clutch
  • Favorite jewelry/accessories


  • Jeans
  • 1-2 tank tops
  • Sweater or jean jacket
  • Sandals or heels

For The Beach

  • 1-3 bikinis and one-pieces
  • 1 pair of flip-flops
  • 1 sunhat
  • 1-2 swimsuit cover-ups
  • Beach bag
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Shorts and tank tops


  • Underwear
  • Bras
  • Strapless bra
  • Socks


  • Activewear
  • Sneakers or hiking shoes
  • Water shoes
  • Curler, straightener, etc.
  • Packing cubes, wet bags for swimsuits
  • 1-2 sets of lingerie
  • Massage oil (optional)
  • Bubble bath or salts (optional)
  • Favorite romantic playlist
  • Other favorite pajamas


  • Toothbrush/toothpaste
  • Makeup
  • Makeup remover wipes
  • Razor, shaving cream
  • Sunscreen
  • Skincare favorites: cleanser, moisturizer, serums, eye cream, etc.
  • ChapStick
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Hair product favorites: Hairspray, dry shampoo, anti-frizz, etc.
  • Hair elastics
  • Tweezers
  • Nail file
  • Body wash or soap
  • Brush and comb
  • Deodorant
  • Body lotion
  • Mouthwash
  • Aloe Vera
  • Tampons or other favorite hygiene products

For Him

For The Plane Ride

  • Jeans or shorts
  • T-shirt
  • Hoodie or light jacket
  • Sneakers or sandals

For Nights Out

  • 1-2 button-down shirts
  • Blazer or sport coat (optional)
  • Dress pants or jeans
  • Dress shoes

For The Beach

  • 1-2 swimsuits
  • Shorts
  • T-shirts or tank tops
  • Flip flops
  • Sunglasses
  • Baseball or another sun-blocking hat


  • Toothpaste, toothbrush
  • Mouthwash
  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo, conditioner
  • Soap
  • Hair comb
  • Razor, shaving cream, aftershave


  • Boxers and underwear
  • T-shirts
  • Belt
  • Socks
  • Activewear
  • Hiking boots or water shoes (optional)

Essentials For Both

  • Books, magazines, or Kindle
  • Birth control and/or condoms
  • Chargers: Phone charger, iPad charger, Kindle charger, etc.
  • Adapters (if needed)
  • Prescription medications
  • Over the counter medications: Tylenol or Advil, anti-histamines, antacids, anti-diarrheal medicine, etc.
  • Band-Aids
  • Insect repellent
  • Glasses or contact lenses, cases, solution, etc.
  • Headphones
  • Tide Pen
  • Eye drops
  • Small backpack/purse for day excursions
  • Luggage tags
  • Camera

Important Documents

  • Airline tickets (printed or mobile boarding pass)
  • Drivers licenses (and printed copies)
  • Passports, if necessary (and printed copies)
  • Car rental, hotel, and other confirmations (and printed copies)
  • Travel insurance card

Again, be sure to consider your location, accommodations, trip duration, and any other important details as you pack for your beach honeymoon.

Simplify Your Wedding Planning at Zola