80 Beach-Themed Instagram Captions That Really Capture the Feeling of Your Sunny Summer Days

80 Beach-Themed Instagram Captions That Really Capture the Feeling of Your Sunny Summer Days

You've got sand between your toes, salt in your hair and you're drinking out of a coconut. You've spent all day playing in the waves, building sand castles and perfecting that wind-tousled style. You're wearing your favorite swimsuit and shades that make you feel (and look!) like a rockstar. You've enjoyed your favorite boardwalk sweet and salty treats and maybe even gotten the canoe, kayak, boat or jet ski out for a little spin. You're living your best vacation life. And of course, you've taken some of the best photos this side of the sandbar.

Now, all you need are the perfect beach Instagram captions to share the feeling of the gentle breeze ruffling your hair, that warm sun kissing your skin, the smell of the salty air mixed with sunscreen and the happy sound of seagulls and kids having the time of their lives. We're here to help you get your brain in vacation mode. This collection of witty sayings, pun-tacular phrases and inspirational quotes will elevate your photos, no fancy filter or editing app required. Because if you didn't 'gram it, did it even really happen?

Funny Beach Captions

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  • Life's a beach!

  • I'm done adulting. Let's be mermaids!

  • Girls just wanna have sun.

  • Call me on my shell phone.

  • A change in latitude would help my attitude.

  • No one likes a shady beach.

  • Beach vibes only.

  • Everyone should believe in something. I believe I'll go to the beach.

  • Gone to the beach. Back never.

  • How to get a beach body: Step 1: Have a body. Step 2: Go to the beach.

  • Nama'stay at the beach.

  • Resting beach face.

  • Shell-abrate good times, come on!

  • Sun of a beach!

  • The beach gives me porpoise.

  • Feeling fintastic.

  • Talk to the sand.

  • Beach to you it.

  • I'm getting some beach therapy.

  • Hanging with my gull-friends.

Cute Beach Captions

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  • Keep calm and go to the beach.

  • Life takes you down many paths, but the best ones lead to the beach.

  • The beach is calling and I must go.

  • Memories are made in flip-flops.

  • All I need is a good dose of vitamin sea.

  • Home is where the anchor drops.

  • Good times and tan lines.

  • When in doubt, paddle out.

  • Sandy toes, freckled nose.

  • Drown out pier pressure.

  • Don't worry, beach happy.

  • Happiness comes in waves.

  • I can sea clearly now.

  • We mermaid for each other.

  • You're the piña to my colada.

  • Happier than a seagull with a French fry.

Inspirational Beach Captions

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  • The ocean's roar is music to the soul.

  • Saltwater cures all wounds.

  • You can find me where the sand meets the water.

  • Let the sea set you free.

  • If there's a will, there's a wave.

  • Nothing soothes the soul like a day by the water.

  • Me and the ocean: Love at first sight.

  • You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to leave the shore.

  • We dream in colors borrowed from the sea.

  • Dear ocean, Thank you for making us feel tiny, salty, humble and inspired, all at once.

  • Keep palm and carry on.

  • The ocean breeze sets my mind at ease.

  • High tides and good vibes.

  • I love you to the sand bar and back.

  • The days are long, but the years are short.

  • Seashells are love letters in the sand.

One-Word Beach Captions

  • Sunkissed

  • Golden

  • Thalassophile

  • Coastal

  • Oceanfront

  • Seaside

  • Shore

  • Tide

  • Currents

  • Underwater

  • Coral

  • Peaceful

  • Paradise

Beach Captions Inspired by Quotes

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  • "The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever." —Jacques Yves Cousteau

  • "To escape and sit quietly on the beach — that’s my idea of paradise."Emilia Wickstead

  • "On the beach, you can live in bliss." —Dennis Wilson

  • "If there’s heaven for me, I’m sure it has a beach attached to it." —Jimmy Buffett

  • "The ocean makes me feel really small and it makes me put my whole life into perspective." —Beyoncé

  • "The waves of the sea help me get back to me." —Jill Davis

  • "You’re not a wave, you’re a part of the ocean." —Mitch Albom

  • "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

  • "At the beach, life is different. Time doesn’t move hour to hour but mood to moment. We live by the currents, plan by the tides and follow the sun." —Sandy Gingras

  • "Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air." —Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "I could never in a hundred summers get tired of this." – Susan Branch

  • "Smell the sea and feel the sky. Let your soul and spirit fly." – Van Morrison

  • "In summer, the song sings itself." – William Carlos Williams

  • "A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in." – Robert Orben

  • "If you're not barefoot, then you're overdressed." – Anonymous

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