Why play a ukulele? Well, other than the fact that it looks like a baby version of a guitar and therefore really damn cute, it creates a light, pleasant sound that resonates well with playing light melodies on the sand at the beach.
If you've already garnered the basics of ukulele playing and want to play a charming son, then watch this ukulele tutorial. You'll learn how to play "Island Girls" by Pati. The song is pretty and perfect for entertaining at bonfires by the beach.