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1.- Sunburn: Apply a sunscreen and expose to the sun little by little, that is, the first day is not recommended to exceed 10 minutes of direct exposure, increasing five minutes per day. Remember that the sun rays are reflected in the sand and the sea, so do not trust yourself and apply the blocker several times a day. Between 11 in the morning and 4 in the afternoon are the most dangerous hours to expose yourself to the sun.
2.- Food: In Punta Cana, you must exercise extreme care over food and fruits, because the Caribbean high temperatures can damage them and affect your health. make sure to analyze any perishable foods at the hotel and make sure is fresh and clean before eating. flies and mosquitos are very common in the Dominican Republic island make sure the fruits or meals are not exposed to these insects to avoid any stomach bugs.
3.- Beware of Mosquitos and animals: Avoid contact with animals or strange insects. Sometimes while at the beach you can have an encounter with a jellyfish or step over a hedgehog if this happens you should wash the affected area with salt water and extract the spike or remove the remains jellyfish. Impregnate the area with alcohol or dilute ammonia. To finish wash the wound with salty water and anoint an ointment with analgesic for the pain. Make sure to have mosquitos repellent at all times since the island have a friendly environment for mosquitos.
4.- Proper clothing: According to the Spanish magazine Entremujeres, before leaving the trip investigates the climatic conditions of the place. The ideal outfit to enjoy your vacation at the beach is the swimsuit, tank tops, shorts, shorts, and sandals.
If you decide to visit restaurant or other venues in the Punta Cana area make sure to take an extra set of clothing or sweater just in case it gets rainy or cold.
5.- Accessories: These types of products are very important to make your holiday spectacular. Sunglasses should not be missing in your suitcase, as well as protecting you from ultraviolet rays, will give you a better vision. Using hats and caps will prevent diseases such as skin cancer or a rash.
Do not forget that hydration is basic in your vacations on the beach, so try to drink two liters a day. Among your activities organize a day of walking on the beach or just watch the sunset, at which time you can meditate everything you’ve done in your life and think about how to improve it. And you, are you ready for your beach vacation?