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Beaches: World or Vacation?

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DannydanboDannydanbo Posts: 13,497 Member
edited March 4 in The Sims 4 Ideas Corner
A lot of you, including myself, would like a beach with plum stuff included. My question is, "Do you want a beach vacation like in S2 that you visit or a beach world in which to live like in S3 (Island Paradise)?" Explain WHY in the comment section. Thanks.

Beaches: World or Vacation? 146 votes

Beach Vacation Pack (GP) - to visit for a limited amount of time like OR and JA.
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Beach World Pack (EP) - to live in permanently like IP.
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Don't want a beach, don't need a beach, wouldn't buy a beach pack of any kind.
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Either one, as long as I get a beach for my sims to enjoy.
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  • LiaRose1435LiaRose1435 Posts: 709 Member
    Either one, as long as I get a beach for my sims to enjoy.
    I just want a beach with swimmable oceans.
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  • FreezerBunnyCowplantFreezerBunnyCowplant Posts: 2,400 Member
    Beach Vacation Pack (GP) - to visit for a limited amount of time like OR and JA.
    I want a more "relaxing" vacation world. :)
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  • 0xx_Simmer_xx00xx_Simmer_xx0 Posts: 140 Member
    Beach World Pack (EP) - to live in permanently like IP.
    I want both, but I think a Beach World would be better.
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  • Kenneth4484Kenneth4484 Posts: 33 Member
    Beach World Pack (EP) - to live in permanently like IP.
    I need my sims to enjoy a beach all year round. However i actually want to have both types. :smiley:
  • TheGoodOldGamerTheGoodOldGamer Posts: 3,287 Member
    Either one, as long as I get a beach for my sims to enjoy.
    I'm good either way. I wouldn't mind either a place to live or to visit, because tbh, I can make a beach themed home from the build/buy mode stuff either way, lol. There would probably be more to do in a vacation spot (just gameplay wise) than just a new world theme itself, but yeah. I just want the beach theme, whatever comes with it is a bonus.
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  • catloverplayercatloverplayer Posts: 79,297 Member
    Beach Vacation Pack (GP) - to visit for a limited amount of time like OR and JA.
    Beach Vacation with a Honeymoon Spot.
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  • Shadow_Simmer_14Shadow_Simmer_14 Posts: 52 Member
    Don't want a beach, don't need a beach, wouldn't buy a beach pack of any kind.
    I know I'm the unpopular opinion here, but I think they should do other things (such as seasons) before adding a Beach vacation. That said, if they decided to add a beach vacation pack, I would prefer for it to just be a vacation spot.
  • tinacolada00tinacolada00 Posts: 380 Member
    Either one, as long as I get a beach for my sims to enjoy.
    I’d like a gp beach pack I could live in. I’m greedy. Lol
  • tinacolada00tinacolada00 Posts: 380 Member
    Either one, as long as I get a beach for my sims to enjoy.
    I know I'm the unpopular opinion here, but I think they should do other things (such as seasons) before adding a Beach vacation. That said, if they decided to add a beach vacation pack, I would prefer for it to just be a vacation spot.

    I agree with you on Seasons. Long overdue.
  • auroraael14auroraael14 Posts: 456 Member
    Beach World Pack (EP) - to live in permanently like IP.
    I honestly would love both options but if we only get one then I would rather it be a place my sims can live at.
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  • poltergeistpoltergeist Posts: 1,120 Member
    Beach World Pack (EP) - to live in permanently like IP.
    what is "plum stuff"?
    i'd rather have a beach world to live in permanently. maybe it's an unpopular opinion, but i don't like these vacation worlds that only allow temporary residence, they are useless to me. i'd like them more if they allowed you to change the lot types to permanent residence.
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  • bizuktagbizuktag Posts: 105 Member
    Beach World Pack (EP) - to live in permanently like IP.
    It's a frustration to have certain world types limited when we can't create our own worlds. If I wanted to play a game in the woods or the jungle, about Sims who live there all the time, it wouldn't be possible.

    If they aren't going to give us a world builder, worlds should be open and liveable permanently.
  • SerraNolwenSerraNolwen Posts: 385 Member
    Beach Vacation Pack (GP) - to visit for a limited amount of time like OR and JA.
    If we do get swimmable oceans, I'd be fine with either, but since oceans will most likely only be swimmable in that one place, I'd rather it be a vacation place focused on that. Plus, I tend to like GPs better than EPs, and I really want this to be focused and full of cool things like toddlers and up building sandcastles, beach volleyball, swimming, snorkeling, new fish for the collection and such. A resort type of world would be great for families or, as has been stated above, couples on their honeymoon.
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  • NyteRoseNyteRose Posts: 424 Member
    Either one, as long as I get a beach for my sims to enjoy.
    Either, but would prefer a beach world to live in. I'll take a vacation GP otherwise, and swimmable oceans are a must have.
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  • redrogue60redrogue60 Posts: 1,329 Member
    edited March 8
    Beach World Pack (EP) - to live in permanently like IP.
    I'd like a place where not only could you send your Sims for a trip but to obtain a second home there and stay however long you decide. I'd like a few features to carry over to other neighborhoods like:
    • Swimmable Oceans
    • Scuba Diving
    • Beach Sand that can be played with and used (Burying Sims, Sandcastles)
    • Honeymoon Vacation, Spring Break
    • Beach combing - For Sea Glass & Shells
    • Sun Bathing - On towels or Lounge chairs
    • Sun Burning
    • Beach Towels
    • Spa Turbans
    • Using a Metal Detector
    • Boating
    • Resort Hotels & Motels - With Maid Service, Room Service
    • Oscillating Ceiling Fans for Interior and Porches
    • Lanai Porches
    • Hammocks on (Trees, Freestanding, Between two Palms)
    • Grass Roofs with TEXTURE
    • Spa Amenities at the hotel or business we haven't had (Listed Below)
    • Second Homes
    • New Restaurant Types
    • Beach Volley Ball
    • Making Jewelry with Sea Glass & Shell finds
    • Beach type music for the Radios like Surf, Reggae, Hawaiian
    • NPC Life Guards at Beaches and Public Pools
    • NPC to Bring Drinks at Hotel Beaches
    • In-Line Skates
    • Listening to a conch shell and hearing the sea
    • Dogs running on the Beach and swimming in lakes and oceans
    • Taking Dogs on Vacation to the second house
    • Water Slides or Water Park Build pieces
    • Pool Bars
    • Fishing off the side of a pier
    • Bait Shacks
    • BBQ at the Beach
    • Fishmongers

    New Foods
    • Oysters - Rockefeller, On the Half Shell
    • Seafood Boils - Should have been in the Base Game considering the initial neighborhood
    • Mango Smoothies
    • Steamed King Crab Legs
    • Jerk Chicken with Red Beans and Rice
    • Jamaican Beef Patties
    • Cuban Sandwiches
    • Crab Cakes
    • Poke

    New Spa Amenities
    • Mani/Pedis
    • Facials
    • Wraps
    • Vichy Showers
    • Feet Washing
    • Leg Waxing
    • Dipping Hands in Paraffin Wax
    • Lomi Lomi Massage
    • Fish Pedicure *** ONLY IN THE VACATION ZONE



    I wouldn't mind terribly if these features were confined to just the area
    • Surfing & Water Boarding
    • Waterfall Cave Exploration
    • Entering a Sand Sculpture Contest
    • Horseback riding on the beach
    • Volcanoes
    • Petting Sting Rays
    • Observing Sea Turtles lay their eggs and later on having the babies hatch and go into the sea
    • Steel Drums
    • Conga Drums
    • Deep Sea Fishing
    • Mango Trees
    • House Boats
    • Speed Boats & other Water type Toys
    • Mega Yachts
    • Sail Boats
    • Mermaids
    • Hula Dancing or Capoeira or both
    • Luaus
    • Climbing trees for Coconuts
    • Limbo
    • Helicopter Ride
    • Fire walking
    • The Witch Doctor from Sims 2 back
    • Pirate Ghost Back Arrgh!
    • Surf Shops
    • Tiki Bar

    I honestly could live with it as an Game Pack but with everything I listed but I think that might be too much for a Game Pack though
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  • Reallysoawkward23Reallysoawkward23 Posts: 81 Member
    Beach Vacation Pack (GP) - to visit for a limited amount of time like OR and JA.
    I want a beach vacation because I want a place for sims to take a relaxing vacation or honeymoon. I don’t think I’d use a beach world (not vacation world) much.
  • the_greenplumbobthe_greenplumbob Posts: 2,260 Member
    Either one, as long as I get a beach for my sims to enjoy.
    I, to be honest, don't really mind either way - I'd say however that I would probably be happier with a holiday destination as Brindleton Bay, and to some extent, Windenberg, have a beach already
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  • luthienrisingluthienrising Posts: 29,098 Member
    Beach World Pack (EP) - to live in permanently like IP.
    I want both: I want a beach world where some Sims can vacation and other Sims can live.
  • HermitgirlHermitgirl Posts: 5,248 Member
    Either one, as long as I get a beach for my sims to enjoy.
    Either here.
    I'd actually like both though. A tropical vacation themed one.. maybe that would get mermaids? Then maybe one of the EP's to come set in a world with a beach in some part of it .. kind of like Windenburg in the island section but not with cliffs. It would go great with something that had celebrities in it for instance.. hint, hint.
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  • ChadSims2ChadSims2 Posts: 2,343 Member
    Beach World Pack (EP) - to live in permanently like IP.
    Hard choice but since we cant create worlds of our own I would prefer a beach world so my Sims could actually live on it and not just enjoy it when I decide to vacation.
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  • TheSkyNomadTheSkyNomad Posts: 27 Member
    Beach World Pack (EP) - to live in permanently like IP.
    If it were up to me, there would be no distinction between vacation worlds and normal ones. Even Granite Falls would have a neighbourhood for sims to live in permanently, if they wanted.
  • DannydanboDannydanbo Posts: 13,497 Member
    Beach World Pack (EP) - to live in permanently like IP.
    I would rather have a world with all the beach options so my sims can live there year round.
  • AbyArashiAbyArashi Posts: 277 Member
    Beach World Pack (EP) - to live in permanently like IP.
    I want a world with lot of beaches like Brindleton Bay but where we can actually swim? I'm all about new worlds and new spaces to build honestly but I would like my sims to be able to live in those houses because I think two vacation packs it's already enough vacation packs :D they are not that usable
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  • rambahadoerrambahadoer Posts: 127 Member
    Either one, as long as I get a beach for my sims to enjoy.
    > @redrogue60 said:
    > I'd like a place where not only could you send your Sims for a trip but to obtain a second home there and stay however long you decide. I'd like a few features to carry over to other neighborhoods like:
    >
    > * Swimmable Oceans
    > * Beach Sand that can be played with and used (Burying Sims, Sandcastles)
    > * Beach combing - For Sea Glass & Shells
    > * Sun Bathing - On towels or Lounge chairs
    > * Sun Burning
    > * Beach Towels
    > * Using a Metal Detector
    > * Boating
    > * Hotels & Motels - With Maid Service, Room Service
    > * Spa Amenities at the hotel or business we haven't had yet like Mani/Pedis, Facials & Wraps, Vichy Showers, Waxing
    > * Second Homes
    > * New Restaurant Types
    > * Beach Volley Ball
    > * Making Jewelry with Sea Glass & Shell finds
    > * Beach type music for the Radios like Surf, Reggae, Hawaiian
    >
    >
    > I wouldn't mind terribly if these features were confined to just the area
    >
    > * Scuba Diving & Snorkeling
    > * Surfing & Water Boarding
    > * Deep Sea Fishing
    > * Mango Trees
    > * House Boats
    > * Speed Boats & other Water type Toys
    > * Mega Yachts
    > * Sail Boats
    > * Mermaids
    > * Hula Dancing or Capoeira or both
    > * Luaus
    > * Climbing trees for Coconuts
    > * Limbo
    > * Fire walking
    > * The Witch Doctor from Sims 2 back
    > * Surf Shops
    >
    >
    > I honestly could live with it as an Game Pack but with everything I listed but I think that might be too much for a Game Pack though

    This would be so much fun if that would happen. I would love to see the island paradise activities in Ts4 since Ip was a mess...
  • ChampandGirlieChampandGirlie Posts: 881 Member
    Either one, as long as I get a beach for my sims to enjoy.
    I'd actually want both or some version of both. There are a lot of ways that you can do a beach and many inspiring beaches around the world.

    I know that we currently have some unswimmable beaches which I'll be ok with when Seasons arrives because I will say that those are cooler locations and that they might have rough/unsafe water. I want to see beaches for swimming though.

    I'd be willing to see tropical, Southern California or Baja and Mediterranean style beach worlds. It'd be ok if some were livable and if some were vacations or if they did a cruise theme or isolated island resort as a vacation option.
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