Penny Klein is Co-founder of Heidi Klein, the one-stop-shop for the perfect holiday wardrobe. Whether you are looking for bare foot chic or super yacht glamour, Heidi Klein offers a range of stylish yet practical swimwear, clothing and accessories all year round. Available to shop online, boutiques are also located in London's Chelsea and Westbourne Grove. Penny shares her holiday must haves and her idea of the perfect family holiday!

What is your favourite beach?

I have so many.  One that stands out recently is Harbour Island, Bahamas.  We just stayed at the Ocean View Club and the beach was simply idyllic.

 What is your idea of the perfect holiday?

Nothing gets better than relaxing on a gorgeous beach with family and friends.

Where was your first family holiday with kids?

Annassa Cyprus.  Great kids clubs, babysitting and all the things you need when the kids are tiny.

 How do you keep looking chic on holiday?

I keep it simple.  I always pack a perfect fitting bandeau bikini, the white Seville Pin Tuck shirt, the heidi klein wide brimmed hat to protect my face, and a pair of Todds sunglasses.

What are your top tips for surviving a long haul flight with your kids?

Snacks, sweets, sweatshirts and a charger with adaptor for electronics.

 What do you always have in your hand luggage?

Phone, passport, travel wallet, Khiels Lip Balm, Clarins Hand Cream.

 What did you read on your last holiday?

Charles James, Beyond Fashion

 How do you keep the kids entertained on the beach when you want to sunbathe?

These days a football or paddle board will work

What are your beach bag must haves?

Bottle of water, Lancome Sun Cream SPF 30, Havianas flip flops, sun hat and a good book all carried in our heidi klein oversized canvas bag – ideal from plane to beach.