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Beach Puns and Captions for Instagram

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Instagram is flooded with beach pictures, but the right caption can help yours gain some traction through fan interaction. Instagram captions are important to write and to get right. It needs to be interesting and conversational to get people to want to like and comment.

This blog will look at ways to add more meaning to your beach pictures through this list of funny beach captions, inspirational sayings, captions for selfies, and more.

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Beach Instagram Captions

Captions are a major component of an Instagram photo. The right statement can help you with engagement and interaction. In addition, it can help boost the overall aesthetic value of the image. Finding the best beach captions can be a time-consuming task so we hope this list can help you bring out the best of your Instagram feed.

The following are captions that you can either use for your Instagram post or use as inspiration to pen your own words of at the beach (which are likely to be more meaningful to your friends):

Instagram Captions for the beach

You should always share memories of your days at the beach. No matter when you visit, you can always find perfect pictures that will lift your spirits. Try one of the following:

  1. Keep calm and get ready to soak up some sun. 🌞

  2. Beaches have never been this inviting. 😎

  3. Who wants to come with me to the beach? 🌊

  4. Beach, please!

  5. There’s no place like home. And there’s no place like this beach. 🛶

  6. Summer, when the weather is hot, the beach is calling.

  7. The beach isn’t just a place, it’s an experience.

  8. It’s not always about the destination. It’s about the adventure along the way 🌴

  9. The only thing better than a day at the beach is a day with a friend at the beach. 🌊 💛

  10. A day at the beach is a day well spent.

  11. The best life is lived on the beach #beachlife

  12. We’ll have to remember this day forever.

  13. The sea has many voices. Listen to them. 😎

  14. The more sand you see, the better the beach. 🌊 🏖

  15. I’m living my summer dreams. 🌞

Beach Puns for Instagram

Here are some funny beach captions for Instagram. These beach puns will help you solve the age-old problem of how to come up with the perfect caption for your beach selfie.

  1. The ocean calls. And you definitely have an answer for her.

  2. Life’s like a beach. Sometimes you get sand in your shoes.

  3. You’re the sand in my bikini bottoms. ☀️

  4. I’m a big fan of beaches with little traffic.

  5. What’s the difference between a porpoise and a yacht? One’s a mammal, the other’s a boat.

  6. Life’s a beach, but I always find something to wine about. 🍷

  7. If you want to test the depth of a person’s character, toss them in the ocean.

  8. I’m so salty right now.

  9. The beach is free, but the hotel is expensive.

  10. I’d rather be surfing in the ocean than in a desert. 🌊

  11. I’m coming in hot. 🌊 🌊 🌊

  12. We’re reinventing the beach. It’s time to bring out your inner mermaid.

  13. A little sand never hurt anyone. #beachbods #beachlife

  14. The best way to get sand out of your shoes is to take them off and leave them by the ocean.

  15. I don’t always take my shirt off but when I do… I wear sunscreen 🌞

Beach Captions for Selfies

It’s summer and you should be on the beach, right? Well, you certainly need captions for your beach pictures and selfies on Instagram! Try one of these:

  1. I’m on a boat, see you soon, the sea is calling. 🏝

  2. Get off my beach!

  3. A walk on the beach clears my mind. 🌅

  4. Tropical vibes. 🌴

  5. Sometimes all you need are big dreams, a beach towel and a good book 📖 🌊

  6. We’re ready to take on the summer 🥂🌞

  7. Life is better by the beach. 🏖

  8. This is what I call a #beachbum. 😎

  9. Beach body: Check! 🍑

  10. The best part about going to the beach is coming home with a tan. 😎

  11. If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em! 🏖

  12. After a long hard day at the office, I’ll take it easy on the beach.

  13. The best thing about summer is getting to work on your #beachbody!

  14. And the best part about the beach is…

  15. Sun, sand, and smiles 🌞

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Beach Quotes for Instagram Captions

It’s that time of year again. The sun is out, the temperature is rising, vacations are in the works, and the beaches are being invaded. Fortunately, many people have already waxed poetic about the wind and the waves and you can quote one of them rather than come up with a new inspirational stanza, giving your more time to soak up the sun.

  1. For whatever we lose (like a you or a me) it’s always ourselves we find in the sea. – E.E. Cummings

  2. The cure for anything is saltwater: sweat, tears, or the sea. – Isak Dinesen

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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. At night, when the sky is full of stars and the sea is still you get the wonderful sensation that you are floating in space. – Natalie Wood

  7. A kiss on the beach when there is a full moon is the closest thing to heaven. – H. Jackson Brown Jr.

  8. Don’t grow up too quickly, lest you forget how much you love the beach. – Michelle Held

  9. I could never stay long enough on the shore; the tang of the untainted, fresh, and free sea air was like a cool, quieting thought. – Helen Keller

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

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

  12. For me, a T-shirt, a pair of shorts, barefoot on a beach and I’m happy. – Yanni

  13. The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever. – Jacques Yves Cousteau

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

  15. We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch – we are going back from whence we came. – John F. Kennedy

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Beach Song Lyrics for Instagram Captions

Whether it is a song about summer, a song about the waves, or about California, these song lyrics could be used as Instagram captions on your beach photos. Scroll through them for inspiration.

  1. Sunshine, blue eyes, tan lines, slow tide rollin. – “Beachin” by Jake Owen

  2. Cause I’m just a summer girl I wear my flip flops, and when I let my hair down, that’s when the party starts. – “Summer Girl” by Leighton Meester

  3. Here comes the sun and I say it’s alright. – “Here Comes the Sun” by the Beatles

  4. I wanna soak up the sun / I’m gonna tell everyone to lighten up. – “Soak Up The Sun” by Sheryl Crow

  5. Under the boardwalk, down by the sea, yeah / On a blanket with my baby is where I’ll be. – “Under the Boardwalk” by The Drifters

  6. You could travel the world / But nothing comes close / To the golden coast. – “California Gurls” by Katy Perry

  7. Somewhere beyond the sea / She’s there watching for me / If I could fly like birds on high / Then straight to her arms / I’d go sailing. – “Beyond the Sea” by Bobby Darin

  8. And when I get to Surf City I’ll be shootin’ the curl / And checkin’ out the parties for a surfer girl. – “Surf City” by Jan & Dean

  9. Sittin’ in the mornin’ sun / I’ll be sittin’ when the evenin’ comes / Watchin’ the ships roll in / Then I watch ’em roll away again. – “The Dock of the Bay” by Otis Redding

  10. It’s like a beach blanket and a bottle of wine, it feels something like summertime. – “Summertime” by Bon Jovi

  11. Tastes like strawberries on a summer evenin’ / And it sounds just like a song. – “Watermelon Sugar” by Harry Styles

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

  13. I never knew / That you liked Pina Coladas, and getting caught in the rain / And the feel of the ocean, and the taste of champagne. – “Escape” by Rupert Holmes

  14. There’s magic everywhere / Everywhere in the summer. – “It’s Summer” by Gladys Knight and the Pips

  15. I’m surrounded by water / And I’m not going back again. – “Toes” by Zac Brown Band

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How to Come Up With Beach Captions and Puns for Instagram

Regardless of any of the captions on this page, your followers want to hear from you. If you want to write something new and unique for your Instagram post, here are a few thoughts to get your creativity flowing:

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    Speak from the Heart

    Being at the ocean can be inspirational and your spirit may be naturally lifted by the wind and the waves While your first draft may be a bit too excited to post, focus on getting your emotions on a page. After that, take a short break, then revisit what you have written, editing it to something that would be appropriate for Instagram.

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    Listen to Happy Music

    Sometimes listening to happy music can raise your spirits, which may inspire the words about the beach that you need for your caption. Seek out instrumental songs that can still move your soul, but won’t distract you with someone else’s words.

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    Check Out What Others Have Said

    Look through quotes about the beach or the ocean. Or search for posts on Instagram using one of the hashtags listed below. Try to find a connection with others who have spoken about the ocean, then continue the conversation with your own post.

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    Try to Write Poetry

    I know what you’re thinking… you’re here to learn how to write a caption and poetry seems to be a step above that. The good news is that everything can be improved with practice. Start with writing haikus and work from there. Eventually, it will become a lot easier to write the captions you need.

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Beach Hashtags for Instagram Captions

Don’t forget to add a few hashtags to your post to help it gain a little extra traction. Here are a few popular tags that are often used on the platform:

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  • sunglasses on the beach
  • beach and waves
  • woman doing yoga
  • sea star on beach
  • sunset at the beach
  • woman in pool with hat
  • woman on swing
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Cameras aren’t just for capturing the beautiful scenery; they can also be used for capturing beautiful memories. Aside from capturing the scenery, you can also capture the captions that will go with it. These captions aren’t just for simply adding flavor to the scenery; they also add flavor to the memories of the people who are with you.