5 Picnic Essentials to Bring to the Beach

Beach Picnic Essentials

A beach picnic is a great way to celebrate the summer season with family and friends. There’s no better way to enjoy the sun and sand than relaxing and indulging in your favorite Filipino foods by the beach. 

If you’re planning to go to the beach soon for a fun picnic party under the sun, we got you covered with the ultimate checklist of outdoor picnic must-haves! This summer, you’ll find a wide selection of beach essentials at Kultura. From rattan picnic baskets to pandan beach mats, we've got everything you need to make your time at the beach memorable. Check them out below! 

Beach Picnic Mat

Beach Picnic Mat

When it comes to beach picnic mats, Kultura’s native banig mat is perfect for a traditional Filipino picnic experience. Lay out our eco-friendly Pandan Beach Mat to keep the sand away from your picnic food. This foldable handwoven beach mat comes with a handle, making it portable and easy to store; it’s also lightweight and  easy to clean.

Multi-use Basket

Square Hapao Hampe

Keep all your food and drinks ready in a sturdy picnic basket. Handcrafted in rattan by Filipino artisans, our Square Hapao Hamper can be used as a beach picnic basket for your next outdoor dining date. It has a spacious interior lined with fabric to keep your snacks fresh and safe.

Vibrant Placemats

Handwoven Yakan Placemat

Placemats are an essential item for any seaside picnic. If you are thinking of bringing a small table, don’t forget to include placemats for your picnic setup. 

Use our Handwoven Yakan Placemat to protect your food and cutlery from sand and dirt. This native placemat comes in different designs and colors to add a touch of Filipino culture to your outdoor dining experience. 

Handmade Server bowls

Handmade Server bowls

Make your picnic spread presentable with our handcrafted acacia bowls. These round server bowls are perfect for  your favorite fruits, nuts or finger foods to your picnic setup. You can also use these wooden bowls to prepare salads on the spot!

Handwoven Food tray

Handwoven Food tray

If you want to elevate your picnic spread, use a large tray as your wine and cheese platter or charcuterie board. Our naturally woven Nito Tray will surely add a tropical flair to your antipasto-style picnics by the beach. 

More Tips for a fun outdoor beach picnic

To have a successful beach picnic with friends and family, it's important to stay organized and be fully prepared. Here are some additional tips to keep in mind:

  • Plan and make a checklist of everything you need to bring, including chairs and umbrellas.
  • Pack your cooler with food and drinks the night before to save time in the morning.
  • Bring plenty of snacks, fruits, sandwiches, and drinks to keep everyone happy and satisfied. 
  • Bring extra trash bags, wet wipes, and hand sanitizers for easy cleanup.
  • Don't forget to bring sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses to protect yourself from the sun.
  • Bring a portable speaker and create a playlist to set the mood for your beach picnic.

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If you’re wondering what to bring to a beach picnic, check out these essentials only at Kultura.  Don't miss out on our latest summer collection of locally-made products! Shop now kulturafilipino.com.

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