A family vacation is one of the most memorable times in the life of parents, grandparents, children and other members in a family. When it comes to family holidays there is nothing more enjoyable, thrilling and exciting than a beach vacation. A beach vacation always has something for everybody. Planning a beach holiday or vacation is very important and an exciting activity. It needs to be done meticulously when a large family is involved. Listed below are some points that need to be given importance for a beach holiday plan. 1. Destination of holiday This is the most important decision that needs to be made. Do not make this decision on your own. Involve family members. Do a lot of research online. Compare destinations with similar distances and allow the children also to give their suggestion on where they would like to go. Some places look very attractive but once you reach there you may find there is actually nothing to do except look at the beach, make some sand castles and walk along the beach. Children get bored very quickly with these places. 2. Size of the family. The size of the family is very important in choosing one from the beach family resorts available to you. The room of rooms available in the resort is very important. You do not want last minute confusions especially if there are more couples. Check room service facilities, for the grandparents may not want to keep walking up and down to get their needs satisfied as they are on a holiday and deserve the best. 3. Place of stay. Try to compare as many resorts or condos available in and around the area where you want to go for the holiday. The service, cleanliness, hygiene, and availability of food is very important. When you are with family there is always some complaint or the other. Place of stay should also be close to the points of attractions and activities you have planned and also have some in-house activities for children. 4. Budget. A holiday at a beach involves money. First you need to sort your finances. You need to calculate the amount of money that you are ready to spend for the holiday. The total budget needs to include cost for the stay, food, activities and of course some shopping for the women and children. If you are going in a for a package that includes meals then analyze before making the final budget as sometimes eating food outside the place of stay works out cheaper. Compare the package with other similar packages and see if you can save on the staying costs and spend more on activities. 5. Attractions and activities. A beach holiday is exciting because of the activities and attractions. Check thoroughly the attractions and activities available and more importantly accessible to your family. Scuba diving, surfing, snorkeling, long walks, boating , sun bathing, watching dolphins, building sand castles and sea food are the reasons everyone wants to go to the beach. Try to get a package and match a destination where everything is available so that everybody has something to do and at the end of the holiday you return home feeling happy that everybody had the greatest of times.