Endless palm trees, crytal-clear water and soft sand – the recipe for the perfect holiday. I’m a beach person and over the years I’ve visited quite a few beaches. From the beaches in El Nido to the surfing paradises of Bali, I’ll always choose a beach holiday over anything else.
In this post, I’ll share some unique captions for beach photos that you can use for your Instagram feed or simply as a source of inspiration. I hope that these fun beach quotes and sayings will determine you to plan your next escape.
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1. Funny beach quotes and puns
Let’s start with a few funny beach captions about spending time near the sea or ocean. These will definitely make you smile!
1.A good beach day keeps the doctor away.
2. I can sea clearly now.
3. My sense of direction leads me one way: to the beach.
4. Life’s a beach, find your wave.
5. Talk to the sand.
6. Girls just wanna have sun.
7. Life is a beach. I’m just playing in the sand.
8. Beach is cheaper than therapy.
9. Getting my daily dose of Vitamin Sea.
10. Life takes you down many paths, but my favorite ones lead to the beach.
11. Sun of a beach.
12. It’s time for some beach therapy.
13. I’ll have a side of beach with my morning coffee.
Are you looking for Instagram beach captions? I’ve hand-picked a few inspirational beach captions that will fit perfectly with any photo. These are some of my all-time favorite quotes so read them carefully!
14. I’m so happy. I don’t even care that I’ll have sand at the bottom of my bag for months.
15. If you’re not barefoot, then you’re overdressed.
16. I wish that Beach Therapy was covered by my Health Insurance.
17. I miss being on a beach vacation and never knowing what day of the week it is.
18. I’m going to change the world, but today I’ll just be a mermaid.
19. I’m done adulting. Let’s be mermaids!
20. Beach: if I’m not on it, near it, or looking at it, I’m dreaming of it.
21. “How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is quite clearly Ocean.” – Arthur C. Clarke
22. Everyone should believe in something. I believe I’ll go to the beach.
23. I’m in a tropical state of mind.
24. How to get a beach body: Step 1: Have a body. Step 2: Go to the beach.
25. Gone to the beach. Be back never.
3. Short beach quotes and saying
These witty beach quotes are perfect for those looking for short yet powerful beach sayings. The first one is my motto in life! Enjoy reading!
26. B.E.A.C.H. – best escape anyone could have.
27. There’s no place like home. Except the beach.
28. Happier than a seagull with a french fry.
29. Life is better in flip flops.
30. I followed my heart, and it led me to the beach.
31. Eat. Beach. Sleep. Repeat.
32. Let the waves hit your feet, and the sand be your seat.
33. Sky above, sand below, peace within.
34. Long time, no sea.
35. I wonder if the ocean smells different on the other side of the world.
36. Time wasted at the beach is time well spent.
37. Let the sea set you free.
38. “On the beach, you can live in bliss.” – Dennis Wilson
39. I want to be wild, beautiful, and free. Just like the sea.
40. Happiness comes in waves.
41. The beach is not always a place, sometimes it’s a feeling.
42. Leave footprints of love and kindness wherever you go.
43. “You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Christopher Columbus
4. Cute Beach Captions
These ocean captions for instagram are full of wisdom and emotion. Use them as an inspiration for your next holiday or simply read them to brighten your day.
44. Sometimes in the waves of change we find our true direction.
45. “You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn
46. “A pool just isn’t the same as the ocean. It has no energy. No life.” – Linda Gerber
47. “To escape and sit quietly on the beach — that’s my idea of paradise.” – Emilia Wickstead
48. “The ocean makes me feel really small and it makes me put my whole life into perspective.” – Beyoncé
49. “We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean but the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.” – Mother Teresa
50. “The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul.” – Robert Wyland
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51. “If there’s heaven for me, I’m sure it has a beach attached to it.” – Jimmy Buffet
52. “If everyone could just live near the ocean, I think we’d all be happier. It’s hard to be down about anything knee deep in the sand.” – Crystal Woods
53. “Every time I stand before a beautiful beach, its waves seem to whisper to me: If you choose the simple things and find joy in nature’s simple treasures, life and living need not be so hard.” – Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
5. Beach Friendship Quotes
Are you looking for beach quotes for friends? The ones below are perfect for you! After all, what can be better than spending the day with your best friend at the beach and catching up?
54. The tans will fade, but the memories of you will last forever.
55. Friends don’t let friends go to the beach alone.
56. May you always have a shell in your pocket and sand in your shoes.
57. Let’s spend our lives in flip flops, by the sea.
58. Like seashells, we are beautiful and unique, each with a story to tell.
59. The beach is calling and we must go.
6. Love Beach Quotes
These romantic beach quotes are great for couples! I love going to the beach with my boyfriend and spending time with him in nature. Enjoy reading these couple beach quotes!
60. I love you to the shore line and back.
61. Sky above our heads. Sand beneath our feet. Life is good.
62. The sand may brush off, the salt may wash clean, the tans may fade, but the memories will last forever.
63. You’re the only fish in the sea for me.
64. “You all want to know what my dream is? Very simple. To walk along the beach, holding the hand of my lover“ – Michelle Bachelet
65. As the ocean is never full of water, so is the heart, never full of love.
66. “The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul.“ – Wyland
67. “The true beauty of a woman can be observed when she has spent the day at the beach.” – Troian Bellisario
68. “Because there’s nothing more beautiful than the way the ocean refuses to stop kissing the shoreline, no matter how many times it’s sent away.” – Sarah Kay
7. Best beach sunset quotes
Who doesn’t love beach sunsets? Nothing can be more romantic than watching the sunset from an exotic beach while being surrounded by palm trees and white sand. Here are the most inspiring beach quotes about sunsets.
69. Every sunset is an opportunity to reset.
70. “There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.” – Jo Walton
71. “O, Sunlight! The most precious gold to be found on Earth.” –
72. “Sunsets are proof that no matter what happens, every day can end beautifully.” – Kristen Butler
73. “Sunsets are so beautiful that they almost seem as if we were looking through the gates of Heaven.” – John Lubbock
74. Don’t forget: beautiful sunsets need cloudy skies.
75. “When the sun is setting, leave whatever you are doing and watch it.” – Mehmet Murat Ildan
8. Final thoughts
I hope that you enjoyed these funny sea quotes. Whenever I’m searching for inspiring quotes about the beach, I turn to this list and I always find something that I love.
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