Your Holden Beach Packing List

Beach Items with Umbrella,, Chair, Floats, Surfboard and letters in pink saying "Your Holden Beach Packing List" on bright light blue background

Do you have a vacation planned to Holden Beach this year but don’t know what to pack? We know that packing for a week at the beach can be overwhelming, especially if you’re bringing the whole family. We at Holden Beach Vacations wanted to share what to pack for your next stay with us. Let’s look below at a more detailed list to get you packed for your next vacation to Holden Beach.

Vacation Home List

  • Bath Towels/Hand Towels
  • Washcloths/Loofa
  • Bed Sheets (Be sure to check what is included when booking)
  • Blanket/Pillows
  • Dish Towels/Sponges
  • Toilet Paper
  • Paper Towels
  • Napkins
  • Coffee Filters
  • Laundry Detergent/Fabric Softener/Dryer Sheets (if your rental has a washer/dryer)
  • Dish Soap/Dishwasher Tablets
  • All-Purpose Cleaner/Disinfectant Wipes
  • Trash Bags
  • Foil/Plastic Wrap
  • Storage Containers/Ziplock Baggies
  • Hand Soap for the Bathrooms/Kitchen
  • Tissues
  • Clothes Hamper/Basket (a foldable works well)
  • Reusable Water Bottles
  • Spices, Salt/Pepper/Non-Stick Cooking Spray
  • Nightlights/Sound Machine
  • Items for your Baby (Pack-n-Play, Bedrail, Highchair, Bouncer/Swing)

Beach Things

  • Sunscreen
  • Aloe/Aloe Lotion
  • Beach Umbrella/Chairs
  • Beach Towels/Blankets
  • Cooler
  • Portable Bluetooth Speaker
  • Boogie Boards/Floats/Rafts
  • Beach Toys
  • Beach Bag or Tote
  • Books/Kindle
  • Sunglasses/Hats
  • Beach Wagon/Cart
  • Rash Guard with SPF Protection
  • Baby Powder (gets sand off quickly)

Personal Belongings

  • Glasses/Contacts/Solution/Case
  • Deodorant
  • Toothbrush/Toothpaste
  • Body Wash/Soap
  • Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Haircare Products
  • Razors/Shaving Cream
  • Feminine Products
  • Makeup/Cleanser
  • Hairdryer/Styling Tools
  • Brush/Comb
  • Insect Repellant
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Lotion/Moisturizer
  • Medications/Vitamins (for the whole family)


  • Underwear/Bras/Undershirts
  • Sleepwear
  • T-Shirts
  • Dress/Casual Shirts
  • Jeans/Pants
  • Shorts
  • Dress (for a night out)
  • Swimsuits/Cover-Up
  • Leisure Shoes
  • Tennis Shoes
  • Sandals/Flip-Flops/Water Shoes
  • Purse
  • Beach Bag/Tote
  • Dress Shoes


  • Microfiber Towel
  • Laptop/Tablet (plus chargers)
  • Waterproof Phone Case
  • Insurance Cards
  • Flashlight with batteries
  • Credit/Debit/ATM Cards
  • Cash
  • List of Emergency Contacts
  • Camera with Memory Cards & Charger
  • Phone Chargers
  • Driver’s License

We could suggest many other things to bring; these are the items we wanted to share with you. If you haven’t booked your next stay with us in a Holden Beach vacation rental, now is the time. We can’t wait to hear how this list helped you prepare for your upcoming vacation!