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The 72 Greatest Instagram captions about beaches that you should save for your upcoming trip

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    The quintessential summer vacation, a beach trip blends relaxation and fun. There's nothing better than spending the entire day under the sun, floating in the waves and playing games on the sand with family and friends. Plus, with the stunning scenery, it's no wonder that a beach photo-op is one of the most popular summer shots. After the sun has set and it's finally time to post those beach day or beachy summer party images, it can be hard to find the exact right words to sum up those summer feelings.

    Whether you're aiming for cute, clever, funny, or any sentiment in between, we've rounded up the best 72 beach captions to use when you're sharing those beloved vacation photos (and showing off that summer house you stayed in) with your loved ones.

    Cute Beach Captions

    • Saltwater heals everything.
    • Time wasted at the beach is time well spent.
    • Sandy toes, sun-kissed nose!
    • Life's a beach, and I'm just playing in the sand.
    • I left my heart in the sand.
    • Ah, the beach—where doing absolutely nothing is doing something.
    • A day at the beach restores the soul!
    • I followed my heart, and it led me to the beach.
    • Salty but not mad.
    • Life's a beach, and I'm a peach.
    • Living like a beached whale.
    • When someone says they're not a beach person….
    • The beach is not just a destination, it's a state of mind.
    • The beach is calling, and I must go.
    • All you need is a good dose of vitamin sea.
    • The ocean breeze puts my mind at ease.
    • Sandy toes, summer smiles, can't lose.
    • See you at the beach!
    • You, me, and the sea.
    • Sea la vie.
    • My happy place.
    • In need of some beach therapy.
    • Happiness is a day at the beach.
    • Beach hair, don't care.
    • All I need is the salt in my hair and the sand between my toes.

    Funny Beach Captions

    • Happy as a clam!
    • Beach, please.
    • Talk to the sand.
    • Sun of a beach.
    • I can sea clearly now.
    • If you need me, call me on my shell.
    • No one likes a shady beach.
    • Girls just want to have sun!
    • Shell yeah.
    • Having a whale of a time.
    • Hangin' with my beaches!
    • I have resting beach face.
    • Tropic like it's hot.
    • Stay salty.
    • If you're not barefoot, then you're overdressed.
    • I'm not salty. I just have resting beach face.
    • If there's a will, there’s a wave.
    • Feeling fin-tastic.
    • No buoys allowed.
    • Shell-abrating life.
    • The world is your oyster.
    • Beach you to it.

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    Fail-Safe Beach Captions

    • Paradise found!
    • Seas the day.
    • Don't worry, beach happy.
    • Life's a beach.
    • Happiness comes in waves.
    • Good times and tan lines.
    • Beach bum.
    • Sea you at the beach.
    • Eat. Sleep. Beach. Repeat.
    • Long time, no sea.
    • Salty and sweet.
    • Sun-kissed and salty.
    • Life's too short to not enjoy the beach.
    • The beach is my happy place.
    • I'm just a beachy kind of person.
    • Mermaid vibes only.
    • Life is better in flip-flops.

    Song Lyrics About the Beach

    • "Under the boardwalk, down by the sea, on a blanket with my baby is where I'll be." —The Drifters
    • "Everybody's gone surfin', surfin' U.S.A." —The Beach Boys
    • "Beachin', sunshine, blue eyes, tan lines, slow tide." —Jake Owen
    • "'Cause I got that sunshine in my pocket, got that good song in my feet." —Justin Timberlake
    • "In the summertime, when the weather is hot, you can stretch right up and touch the sky." —Mungo Jerry
    • "It's like a beach blanket and a bottle of wine, it feels something like summertime." —Bon Jovi
    • "Sunshine gonna wash my blues away." —Zac Brown Band
    • "California girls, we're unforgettable!" —Katy Perry


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