85 Amazing Quotes About The Beach

If you are headed to the beach and need a great caption to pair with that perfect beach photo, we have done all the work for you with this long list of beach quotes.

So when the summer rolls in, the beach is the perfect place to relax and enjoy time with loved ones. Our inspirational sayings and captions are meant to compact all those wonderful summer memories and vibes.

We have organized this long list of beach quotes into manageable sections in case you wanted to search for a particular topic. See below:

  • Best beach quotes
  • Quotes about the beach
  • Beach life quotes
  • Short beach quotes
  • Beach quotes funny
  • Sassy beach quotes
  • Beach puns

Now, let’s find the best beach quotes!

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Best Beach Quotes

1). “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

In the summertime, when the weather is hot, you can stretch right up and touch the sky

2). “In the summertime, when the weather is hot. You can stretch right up and touch the sky.” – Mango Terry

3). “Summer means happy times and good sunshine. It means going to the beach, going to Disneyland, having fun.” – Brian Wilson

4). “In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.” – Kahlil Gibran 

5). “One day, all your worries will set like the sun does and deserved happiness will come gushing like waves at the beach do. All you need to make sure is that your trips to beach never end.” – Jasleen Kaur Gumber

At the beach, life is different quote

6). “At the beach, life is different. Time doesn’t move hour to hour. We live by the currents, plan by the tides and follow the sun.” – Sandy Gingras

7). “Oh I do like to be beside the seaside! Oh I do like to be beside the sea! … So just let me be beside the seaside! I’ll be beside myself with glee!” – John Glover-Kind

8). “To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude.” – Jeanne Moreau

9). “Sunset is so marvelous that even the sun itself watches it every day in the reflections of the infinite oceans!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan

I still love things that you don't even need to pay for. Going to the beach and being around five of your friends and having a good time

10). “I still love things that you don’t even need to pay for. Going to the beach and being around five of your friends and having a good time means so much more than going out and spending hundreds of dollars.” – Maria Sharapova

Quotes About The Beach

11). “The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain, the sound of wind in a primeval wood, and the sound of outer ocean on a beach.” – Henry Beston

12). “No words can express, The depth of her contentment, As she walks along the beach. As the waves lap against the shores, They create the rhythm of her life.  Balmy breeze kiss, Her sun-bronzed skin, And she wonders… Could there ever be a greater destiny, Than to be born with a love, For the treasures of the sea? Here, she is home.” – Suzy Toronto

13). “To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.” – Isaac Newton

14). “In every outthrust headland, in every curving beach, in every grain of sand, there is the story of the earth.” – Rachel Carson

15). “Dance with the waves, move with the sea. Let the rhythm of the water set your soul free.” – Christy Ann Martine

Dance with the waves, move with the sea.

16). “The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul.” – Robert Wyland

17). “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

18). “A beach is not only a sweep of sand, but shells of sea creatures, the sea glass, the seaweed, the incongruous objects washed up by the ocean.” – Henry Grunwald

19). “The calming movement of the sea along with the restless ocean breeze gently caresses me creating a soothing trance which lulls me to a place of peace.” – M. L. Borges

Beach Life Quotes

20). “I can see us holding hands, walking on the beach, our toes in the sand. “ – Justin Timberlake

I can see us holding hands, walking on the beach, our toes in the sand

21). “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

22). “After a visit to the beach, it’s hard to believe that we live in a material world.” – Pam Shaw

23). “When anxious, uneasy and bad thoughts come, I go to the sea, and the sea drowns them out with its great wide sounds, cleanses me with its noise, and imposes a rhythm upon everything in me that is bewildered and confused.” – Rainer Maria Rilke

24). “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

25). “For her, the ocean was more than a dream, it was a place she needed to visit to find herself. And when she returned to the city, you could see the sun in her eyes, the wind in her hair, and taste the infinite salt in her lips.” – Jose Chavez

You never really know what's coming. A small wave or maybe a big one

26). “You never really know what’s coming. A small wave, or maybe a big one. All you can really do is hope that when it comes, you can surf over it, instead of drown in its monstrosity.” – Alysha Speer

Short Beach Quotes

27). “Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

28). “My life is like a stroll upon the beach, as near to the ocean’s edge as I can go.” – Henry David Thoreau

29). “We’re devoting full time to floating.” – Sebastian, The Little Mermaid

Follow the river and you'll reach the sea

30). “Follow the river and you’ll reach the sea.” – French Proverb

31). “You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop.” – Rumi

32). “If there’s heaven for me, I’m sure it has a beach attached to it.” – Jimmy Buffet

33). “Only worry in the world is the tide gonna reach my chair.” – Zac Brown Band

34). “You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” – Jon Kabat-Zan

The waves of the sea help me get back to me

35). “The waves of the sea help me get back to me.” – Jill Davis

36). “Every time I slip into the ocean, it’s like going home.” – Sylvia Earle

37). “Individually we are one drop. Together we are an ocean.” – Ryunosuke Satoro

38). “Catch a wave and you’re sitting on top of the world.” – The Beach Boys

39). “Castles made of sand, fall in the sea, eventually.” – Jimi Hendrix

40). “Smell the sea, and feel the sky, let your soul and spirits fly.” – Van Morrison

The sea lives in every one of us

41). “The sea lives in every one of us.” – Robert Wyland

42). “Like a sandcastle, all is temporary. Build it, tend it, enjoy it. And when the time comes, let it go.” – Jack Kornfield

43). “The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water caught fire.” – Pamela Hansford Johnson

44). “To escape and sit quietly on the beach – that’s my idea of paradise.” – Emilia Wickstead

To escape and sit quietly on the beach, that's my idea of paradise

45). “I like anywhere with a beach. A beach and warm weather is all I really need.” – Rob Gronkowski

Beach Quotes Funny

Want to make someone smile? Use some of the funny captions listed below.

46). “I stayed up all night to see where the sun went, and then it dawned on me.”

47). “I don’t want to be tide down.”

48). “The tans will fade, but the memories will last forever.”

49). “I am having a whale of a time.”

I'm going to change the world, but today I'll just be a mermaid

50). “I’m going to change the world, but today I’ll just be a mermaid.”

51). “I’m an aquaholic.”

52). “If you’re not barefoot, then you’re overdressed.”

53). “Feeling stressed? There’s a beach for that.”

54). “You’re the piña to my colada.”

The beach is not a place to work; to read, write or think

55). “The beach is not a place to work; to read, write or to think.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh

56). “Give me coffee to change the things I can, and the beach to accept the things I can’t.” – Anonymous

Sassy Beach Quotes

This next section of sassy beach quotes will make the perfect caption for your next Instagram post.

57). “I’d take that ocean sunset over diamonds any day.”

58). “B.E.A.C.H. – Best Escape Anyone Can Have.“

59). “Refresh and reinvigorate.”

The smell of the ocean beach quote featuring Acadia National Park

60). “The smell of the ocean never gets old.”

61). “I think it’s time for a trip to the beach.”

62). “Sometimes you just have to go with the waves.”

63). “Life is better in flip-flops.”

64). “Beach hair, don’t care…”

Beach pun about worrying less

65). “Beach More Worry Less.”

66). “The breeze, the sun, the saltwater, the sand… there’s no better way to spend our summer days.”

67). “Hey, the ocean called. It wants its waves back.”

68). “All I want is to watch some waves roll in.”

Beach Puns

69). “Feeling fintastic.”

70). “Don’t let the bad vibes tide you down.”

Don't let the bad vibes tide you down beach quote

71). “If you need me, call me on my shell.”

72). “Seas the day.”

73). “The ocean made me salty.”

74). “Fresh to depth.”

75). “Love the beach. Can I be any more Pacific?”

76). “Avoid pier pressure.”

77). “Tropic like it’s hot.”

Funny beach pun tropic like its hot

78). “Sorry, I’m octopied.”

79). “Whale, hello there.”

80). “You’re one in a watermelon.”

81). “Water you doing?”

82). “Please excuse my resting beach face.”

83). “Beach you to it.”

84). “All you need is a good dose of vitamin sea.”

85). “Talk to the palm.”

FAQ’s For Beach Quotes

Let’s take a look at some of the most frequently asked questions regarding beach quotes.

What Do You Say When You Miss The Beach?

When you miss the beach, use any of these sayings and quotes to express your feelings. Our favorite beach pun:

Tropic like it’s hot.”

Why Do We Love Beaches?

We love beaches because they have a soothing ambiance and helps us to relax. Sitting on the beach listening to the crashing waves is the perfect way to let go of daily stress. So take nap, watch the waves come in and soak up the sun.

Why Am I Happiest At The Beach?

You are happiest at the beach because all of your senses are stimulated and you become relaxed. At the beach, some people enjoy the feeling of the sand and clarity of the water while others loves the power of the waves and ruggedness of the coastline.

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We hope this guide to beach quotes helps with inspiring your next trip to the seaside!

Please let us know if you have any questions about beach quotes or any upcoming trip in the comments below.

Happy Travels,

Mark and Kristen

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