Use a mesh laundry pop-up bag for beach toys, and keep the sand where it belongs. Also, use baby powder or corn starch to get sand off of skin. Just sprinkle where the sand is and it falls right off!I hate sand that is stuck to everything!
Take finger snacks to the beach. We love to sort ours into compartments and use a toothpick (or plastic fork) for picking-up. Finger food is great at the beach! Also, 40 Beach Tips and Tricks - Hacks and Ideas for Your Trip to the Sand