101 Beautiful Beach Quotes, Captions + Puns


Where Are Those Morgans Beach Quotes

If you’re headed to the beach and need a caption to pair with that perfect photo, we’ve done all the work for you with this compilation of beach quotes. Our list of inspirational sayings and captions will help you cherish those wonderful summer memories.

We’ve organized this list of quotes about the beach into various topics so you can easily search for a particular theme.

Cute Beach Puns

These beach puns make the perfect instagram captions.

1. “Feeling fintastic.”

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

3. “The ocean made me salty.”

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

5. “Whale, hello there.”

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

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

7. “Seas the day.”

8. “Fresh to depth.”

9. “Avoid pier pressure.”

10. “Water you doing?”

11. “Sea la vie.”

12. “Happy as a clam!”

13. “Long time no sea.”

14. “Tropic like it’s hot.”

Funny beach pun tropic like its hot

15. “Sorry, I’m octopied.”

16. “You’re one in a watermelon.”

17. “Please excuse my resting beach face.”

18. “Beach you to it.”

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

20. “Talk to the palm.”

21. “Hanging with my gull-friends.”

22. “No one likes a shady beach.”

23. “A change in latitude helps my attitude.”

Best Beach Quotes

24. “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

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

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

27. “Drinking on a beach with you all over me” – Taylor Swift

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

29. “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

30. “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

31. “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

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

33. “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

34. “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

35. “Baby, you summertime fine.” – J. Cole

Quotes About The Beach

36. “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

37. “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

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

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

40. “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.

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

42. “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

43. “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

44. “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

45. “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

46. “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

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

48. “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

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. “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

51. “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

52. “At the beach – time you enjoyed wasting, is not wasted.” – T. S. Eliot

53. “”Meet me where the sky touches the sea.” – Jennifer Donnelly

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

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

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

Follow the river and you'll reach the sea

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

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

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

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

61. “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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The sea lives in every one of us

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

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

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

71. “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

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

Funny Beach Captions

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

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

74. “I don’t want to be tide down.”

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

76. “I am having a whale of a time.”

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

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

78. “I’m an aquaholic.”

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

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

81. “You’re the piña to my colada.”

82. “Life takes you down many paths but my favorite ones lead to the beach.”

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

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

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

Beach Life Quotes

This next section is all about spending a day at the beach.

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

86. “B.E.A.C.H. – Best Escape Anyone Can Have.”

87. “Refresh and reinvigorate.”

The smell of the ocean beach quote featuring Acadia National Park

88. “The smell of the ocean never gets old.”

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

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

91. “Life is better in flip-flops.”

92. “Beach hair, don’t care…”

Beach pun about worrying less

93. “Beach More Worry Less.”

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

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

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

97. “Life is simple – just add water.”

98. “Saltwater cures all wounds.”

99. “Time spent at the beach is never wasted.”

100. “Summer goal: Become a mermaid.”

101. “No shoes, no shirt, no problem.”

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