On the beach

As the summer holiday season is now under way, here is some essential beach vocabulary:

deckchair – silla de playa


flip flops – chanclas


hammock – hamaca


sarong – pareo


seashore – orilla de la playa


sea shell – concha de mar


sunshade -sombrilla


sun glasses – gafas de sol


sun screen/sun block / suntan lotion – crema solar


sun dress – vestido sin mangas


shorts – pantalones cortos


sunbathe – tomar el sol


have a swim in the sea– bañarse en el mar


water melon – sandía