Deciding what to take on holiday can be a minefield at the best of times - you don't want to take everything except the kitchen sink, but you also don't want to get there only to find you have nothing to wear. Here is a guide to the staple essentials you'll need to make sure you're the belle of the beach!
Carry everything you need - from sun cream to your iPod - in a beautiful beach bag. This Creation duffle bag from La Redoute for £25 is perfect. Practical yet pretty.
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