Beach Honeymoon Packing List: Don’t Leave Home Without These Items

Imagine this scenario: Your wedding weekend comes to a close and you’re now one with your spouse. It’s time for your beach honeymoon dream destination. There are few things more romantic than an exotic rendezvous with your new partner. Whether you’re off to Bora Bora, Maui, or the Amalfi Coast in Italy, you can barely contain yourself. You’re ready to soak in the sun, and each other. 

With the sheer amount of planning required for your wedding, you may not have given a lot of thought to your beach honeymoon beyond a bathing suit and sunblock. We’ve put together this beach honeymoon packing list so that you don’t have to scramble. Our ultimate list includes everything you’ll need for the plane ride, dinners, beach relaxation, and romantic nights in your suite in a far away land. 

Ready? Set. Pack!

Important Documents For Both You and Your Partner

We’ll start this beach honeymoon packing list with some of the arguably most boring items, but perhaps most important. This portion of the list includes the important documents you’ll need for traveling and in case of emergency.

Beach Honeymoon Packing List Documents to Bring
We recommend having 2 paper copies of all documents as an added safety measure. You can keep one copy with you in your carry on and another with your partner. Let’s jump in!
  • Your drivers licenses
  • Your passports (if traveling outside the country)
  • Cash - We recommend carrying some emergency cash - Roughly $50 per day of travel per person
  • Two credit cards
  • Booking confirmations - two printed copies and easy access on your phone (PDF if possible)
  • Luggage tags

Two paper copies of the following:

  • Booking confirmations (hotels, flights, attractions, etc.)
  • Credit cards
  • Passports
  • Licenses
  • Health insurance
  • Travel insurance
  • Prescriptions
  • Important phone numbers like: doctor, house sitter, health insurance phone numbers, etc

For the Plane Ride

Few things are worse than being cramped on a plane in discomfort for 12 hours. In this section of our beach honeymoon packing list, we’ll go through items you should bring for the plane ride. 

For Him

  • Jeans, shorts, or comfortable gym shorts (make sure they have pockets)
  • Tshirt
  • Hoody or light jacket (Those planes get cold!)
  • Comfortable tennis shoes or sandals
  • Small carry on with a copy of all documents (see above)
  • Phone charger and cables
  • Snacks (unopened)

For Her

  • Comfortable jeans, maxi dress, or leggings
  • Tank top or tshirt
  • Light jacket, hoody
  • Comfortable tennis shoes, flats, or sandals
  • Small carry on with a copy of all documents (see above)
  • Phone charger and cables
  • Snacks (unopened)

Just in Case Items

In this section, we’ll go through some “just in case” items. While these items aren’t essentials, they are a good idea to consider. 

For Him

  • Music playlist
  • Flashlight
  • Binoculars
  • Swiss army knife (check this in your bag)
  • Old pair of sneakers (that you don’t care about getting ruined)

For Her

  • Tote bag
  • Wedding day perfume
  • Tide pen
  • Old pair of sneakers (that you don’t care about getting ruined)
  • Compact umbrella


In this next section we’ll go through the essential toiletries to bring to your beach honeymoon for him and her.

beach honeymoon packing list toiletries to bring

For Him

  • Deodorant
  • Toothbrush
  • Floss
  • Mouthwash
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Soap or body wash
  • Hair comb
  • Razer, shaving cream, aftershave
  • Cologne

For Her

  • Deodorant
  • Toothbrush
  • Floss
  • Mouthwash
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Soap or bodywash
  • Makeup remover
  • Makeup
  • Chapstick
  • Hair elastics
  • Tweezers
  • Nail file
  • Body lotion
  • Aloe vera
  • Tampons or other hygiene products
  • Razer, shaving cream


In this next section, we’ll go through all the clothing you should consider on your beach honeymoon. You should adjust the numbers according to how long you plan on hiding away.

For Him

  • 1 pair of jeans
  • 1 pair of khakis
  • 1 pair of dress pants
  • 2 to 3 pairs of shorts
  • 3 to 4 t-shirts
  • 1 light jacket
  • 1 to 2 button down dress shirts
  • 1 to 2 polo shirts (short sleeve)
  • 1 sports jacket
  • 1 to 2 swimsuits
  • 1 pair of sneakers or tennis shoes
  • 1 pair of sandals or walking shoes
  • 1 pair of dress shoes
  • 8 pairs of underwear
  • 8 pairs of socks
  • 1 to 2 pair of dress socks
  • 2 to 3 pairs of exercise shorts (for sleeping or exercise)
  • 1 tie just in case
  • 1 baseball hat or similar

For Her

  • 1 pair of jeans
  • 1 pair of legging
  • 2 to 3 pairs of shorts
  • 1 dress
  • 1 sundress
  • 1 sweater or cardigan
  • 3 to 4 casual shirts
  • 1 to 2 bridal honeymoon bikinis or bridal honeymoon one piece swimsuits
  • 1 swimsuit coverup
  • 1 pair of sneakers of tennis shoes
  • 1 pair of walking shoes or sandals
  • 1 pair of evening shoes, nice sandals, of heels
  • 1 dressy purse
  • 8 pairs of underwear
  • Special lingerie
  • 8 pairs of socks
  • Bras (strapless, sports, etc.)
  • Pajamas
  • Clothing accessories like earrings and necklaces
  • Sunhat

Beach Essentials

While you’re on an exotic beach honeymoon, it’s important to have all of the essentials. In this section of our beach honeymoon packing list, we’ll go through everything you’ll need for him and her on the beach. 

Beach Honeymoon One Piece Swimsuit

For Him

  • 1 to 2 swimsuits
  • Exercise shorts
  • T-shirts and tank tops
  • Flip flops
  • Sunglasses
  • Baseball hat or similar
  • Sun block (SPF 30+)

For Her

Other Essentials for Both Him and Her

Make sure you’re prepared for the specific beach honeymoon destination you’re headed to. Here are a few other essential items to bring:

  • Electrical adapter/converter (imagine not being able to charge your phone!)
  • Prescription medication
  • Band-aids
  • Pain reliever medication
  • Antacids
  • Antihistamine
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Diarrhea medicine
  • Bug spray
  • Anti-itch ointment
  • Tweezers
  • Cotton swabs

Don’t Forget Your Beach Honeymoon Essentials from Bliss-On

Now that we’ve gone through our beach honeymoon packing list, don’t forget your beach honeymoon swimwear essentials from Bliss-On.

Bliss-On is a curated bridal swimwear and accessories brand. Our swimsuits, cover-ups and bridal swimwear accessories are designed with the bride in mind and our designer Kat has incorporated all the wedding day details into our swimsuits to bring the wedding day feel into your honeymoon.  Whether you are looking for a classic white swimsuit, bride bathing suit or bride swimsuit, or a complete bridal inspired swimwear look, we have you covered.  We have swimsuits for the bachelorette party, wedding party swimsuits, bride and bridesmaid swimsuits, the honeymoon or your special anniversary beach trip. We want you to feel just as special as you did on your wedding day.

June 01, 2021 — Katie Platt