You don’t know yet where to go for vacations… to the seaside to enjoy the sun and the beach or to the mountains to enjoy nature…? This year, why not go to the sun under the sign of rest and relaxation? This type of vacation will not only please children and adults alike, but the health benefits of a stay at the seaside are also very appreciable. Indeed, the sea air and water have the reputation to be excellent for health relieving ailments such as depression, migraines, fatigue, asthma …
Looking for inspiration for your next vacation? Here are some good reasons to opt for a seaside vacation.
Enjoy the sea air
A real asset for your health, the sea air allows you to recharge your batteries. Indeed, the air of the seaside is a real source of negative ions toning up the body. It should be noted that these negative ions (concentrated in the water and algae) make it possible to obtain pure and healthy air. This air can only be beneficial for our body, allowing it to resist to daily worries (stress, pain, fatigue)… To benefit from these benefits of the sea air, you don’t need to take a boat, a simple walk on the beach will be enough.
Get renewed in the sun
The sun is a source of benefits that should be taken advantage of without abusing it. It is the best source of vitamin D, which is essential for fixing phosphorus and calcium to strengthen the bones. But that’s not all, ultraviolet rays can also regulate the internal clock, synchronize sleep, treat skin diseases, improve morale, reduce hyperactivity … However, it is important to note that more than 20 minutes without protection can be dangerous. During your vacations, don’t forget to bring your anti-UV sunglasses, if possible to apply sunscreen, to limit your exposure time…
Walking on the sand
Walking on the sand is considered a real physical exercise. Indeed, it allows you to maintain your figure by toning your muscles and legs. It also works all the joints. Here are 3 advantages of walking on sand: it fights against cellulite and promotes venous return, it massages the arch of the foot (with the grains of sand), it promotes energy expenditure. In short, it is an activity that allows you to combine exercise and pleasure!
Seawater (and its derivatives such as sea salt and algae) is also reputed to be beneficial to health and contributes to well-being. Note that seawater is a concentrate of minerals and trace elements such as manganese, calcium and potassium. These minerals contained in saltwater have the power to nourish the body by passing through the skin and accelerating healing.
To benefit from them, you must get into the water. However, you should know that twelve minutes of immersion is more than enough time for the skin to replenish its mineral salts and capture negative ions.