How to Enjoy Your First Day of Vacation in Crystal Beach

Welcome to your first day of vacation in Crystal Beach, Texas. We are delighted that you are here! Are you ready for rest, relaxation, and beachside fun?!

After checking into your Bolivar Peninsula vacation rental, there are several things you can do to optimize your first day of vacay. Keep reading to discover our expert recommendations on how to spend your arrival day at the beach.

Grab Some Groceries

Most families on vacation will stock their vacation rental refrigerator full of easy-to-fix meals, snacks, and drinks. While there are great restaurants near Crystal Beach for dining out, using your rental’s fully equipped kitchen is an economical option. Visit one of our local grocery stores to stock up on all the necessities. Don’t forget to pick up any forgotten items, such as sunscreen or toothpaste.

Check-in at Swedes Real Estate

Head to our office at 2275 HWY 87, Suite #3, and check in. Our process for checking in is quick and seamless. You will have the keys to your vacation rental in no time!

Arrive at Your Vacation Rental

Arriving at your home away from home is a thrilling experience. Everyone will want to check out the house and decide who will get each room. After putting the groceries away and unpacking the car, it is time to make the beds! Then, it is an excellent time for a quick rest and a snack before deciding what to do during your first evening at the beach. This is a good time to review beach house rules, your vacation itinerary, or any other details. There are so many amazing things to do!

Get Your Toes in the Sand

We know that the first thing you will want to do after settling into your rental is to visit the main attraction… the beach! Enjoy a few hours with your toes in the sand. Splashing in the waves is just what you need after traveling.

Have an Easy Dinner

Your first night of vacation in Crystal Beach calls for easy dinner plans. Whether you decide to order a few pizzas or make sandwiches at home, you can also visit an ice cream shop before bedtime!

Relax and Unwind

Before heading to bed, the adults will want to relax and unwind with a glass of wine (or another adult nightcap) on the deck. Take a moment to enjoy the Gulf breeze and revel in the glory of vacation.


Now that you have our expert advice on how to spend your first day of vacation in Crystal Beach, you are prepared for your next getaway. The team at Swedes Real Estate is standing by to help you with your vacation planning needs. Be sure to get our complimentary Vacation Guide today or give us a call.