20 Essentials for the Most Relaxing Staycation Ever
Staycations are here to stay as traveling afar seems less doable without safe air travel or an RV. But that's just fine with us homebodies. Vacaying from the comforts of home gives us time to relax and reset while enjoying a good book, listening to our favorite podcasts, even taking a creative online class. While we're at it, these super comfortable weekend clothes, at-home spa treatments, and things to really make home feel resort-y are the perfect getaway without actually having to spend a month's rent to get away. Enjoy!
WHAT TO WEAR
Lounging all weekend requires a lounge-friendly robe (who needs to get dressed anymore anyway?). This Kimono wrap in jersey-knit organic green cotton puts the "relax" in relaxed fit.
*Pretend* you're in Mykonos with this Mediterranean design in a hand-blocked print. These cotton jams make us dream of sleeping in, someday...
Upgrade your hoodie for a super-soft cashmere one for cozy mornings and nights in.
These soft and comfy lounge pants made in a Oeko-Tex certified cotton (with a smidge of spandex) are our go-to staycation wear.
This is what we wear when we "go out" these days.
MAKE IT A SPA DAY
This meditation necklace helps you breathe better to relieve anxiety, decrease blood pressure and keep you stress-free on your staycation.
Spas are closed indefinitely so it's time to DIY! This one is pure gold, literally, which has shown to calm redness and its Royal Jelly extract (made from honey bee secretion) is high in amino and fatty acids. Moisturize the day away.
Complete your at-home facial with a few drops of this plant-based facial serum. Soak up for a healthy glow - it's great for all skin types!
Who misses massages? Now you don't have to with this Himalayan salt stone. Warm it up in the microwave or cool it down in the freezer, depending on your mood! Add a drop of essential oil to really enjoy the spa-like experience.
Planning a staycation not far from home? Bring your favorite toiletries in this refillable 5-pack made from recycled plastic and sustainable packaging
Aromatherapy is key for chilling. This device features multiple mist-diffusing modes and a safety switch so it doesn't overheat in case it runs out of water.
Go ahead get all sloth-y on your staycation.
A staycation would not be a staycation without the requisite long, warm bath. Soak in salts to calm your body and mind.
ENJOY THE COMFORTS OF HOME
Make your own ice cream in 20 minutes or less - now there's really no reason to leave your place.
Relax anywhere from the backyard to the beach with this large towel designed with artist Rachel Szo's cool Peace Hands print. A portion of proceeds go toward supporting art communities around the world.
Picnic in style with a couple of plates, wine glasses, forks, knives, and spoons in a fresh new tote.
This colorful hammock works indoors or out for the ultimate nap or beachy read.
No pool? No problem! Order up one of these inflatable pools to fit two adults and up to four kiddos, or just yourself for a relaxing outdoor soak.
How are you staycationing these days? Share with us @BritandCo!
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Theresa Gonzalez is a content creator based in San Francisco and the author of Sunday Sews. She's a lover of all things design and spends most of her days momming her little one Matilda.