Sea views? Check. Adventurous activities? Check. Sandy shores? Ch- er, well maybe we can't promise that but that doesn't stop us flocking to the seaside city of Brighton every summer to soak up the best of the sunny weather.
With a heatwave impending, there's no better place to spend the warm weather than by the sea. As London's best private members' club for women, we're hosting an epic away day to Brighton this weekend, here's why you should join us...
Whether you fancy yourself a bit of a competitive sort, want to try something new out for the first time or just want to hit a ball around, volleyball is a great energising group activity, perfect in the warm weather and a sea breeze. Our Brighton day out will commence with a volleyball session with Yellowwave Beach Sports, where you'll be guided by an expert coach and learning the ins and outs of the beachside sport.
Let the sand run between your feet as your duck, dive and run around aimlessly as you're split into teams and compete against fellow FIENA members. Who will come out the reigning champion? Only time will tell...
It wouldn't be a trip to the seaside without a little paddle in the sea. Well we're taking things one step further, offering you the chance to give paddle boarding a try.
Once you've worked up a sweat at the volleyball court, we'll be heading down to the beach to learn how to paddle board in the open sea. Armed with a paddle, a board and a safety vest, head on out and see if you have what it takes to perfect the standing up posture on the board. Even if you don't make it to standing up, just feeling the sea breeze running through your hair and the sun beaming down on you will be enough to get pumped.
Cocktails with a view
Once the two classes have finished, we'll be heading down to the Brighton Beach Club to sip cocktails on their terrace. Expect stunning views overlooking the West Pier and a little sun bathing session in your seat, as you catch up with your fellow FIENA girls over a glass of your favourite serve.
If you're feeling peckish, you'll be able to order lunch or share a few plates of calamari and light bites with your FIENA pals, as well as keep the Aperol Spritz' flowing into the afternoon-evening.
Name a better summer's day than soaking up Brighton's iconic seafront offerings, sipping cocktails in the sun and making a splash in the sea. We'll meet you at the beach!