These quotes about the beach will make you want to take a beach day as soon as possible!
When you want to spend a day at the beach
We all love the beach and warm weather – the problem is, we can’t always be on vacation!
Here are some of the best beach quotes to get you through those long winter days until you can finally feel the sand between your toes again.
And when you do go to the beach and take photos perhaps some of the quotes about beaches will make a great caption for your photos!
Quotes about the Beach
My life is like a stroll upon the beach, as near to the ocean’s edge as I can go.
None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.
– Jane Austen
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
The person you think of when you stand in front of the ocean. That’s the person you’re in love with.
– Colleen Michele
I’m pretty sure my birthstone is a sea shell.
Holding your hands, walking on the beach, in my mind it was fantasy, in my heart it was a destiny.
I can see us holding hands, walking on the beach, our toes in the sand. I can see us on the countryside, sittin’ on the grass laying side by side.
– Justin Timberlake (in My Love)
Smell the sea, and feel the sky, let your soul and spirits fly.
– Van Morrison
If you need me, call me on my shell.
Set your clock to beach time.
Your only worry should be if the tide is going to reach the chair.
– Zac Brown Band
Welcome to the beach. No watches. No worries. No clock. No cares. No deadlines. No drama.
Give me coffee to change the things I can, and the beach to accept the things I can’t.
Always keep a little beach day in your heart.
I crave a love so deep, the ocean would be jealous.
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
Funny Beach Quotes
A little sand between your toes always takes away your woes.
To sit in silence at the shore, watch the waves and hear the surf, is to appreciate the very breath and heartbeat of the earth.
– Doe Zantamata
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If you want to know how much I love you, count all the waves in the sea.
If you’re not barefoot, then you’re overdressed.
Dear Ocean, thank you for making us feel tiny, salty, humble, and inspired, all at once.
After a visit to the beach, it’s hard to believe that we live in a material world.
– Pam Shaw
Catch a wave and you’re sitting on top of the world.
– The Beach Boys
They say home is where the heart is. For most people, that consists of four walls and a welcome mat. But for me, it’s the ocean.
The waves of the sea help me get back to me.
– Jill Davis
We walk up the beach under the stars. And when we are tired of walking, we lie flat on the sand under a bowl of stars. We feel stretched, expanded to take in their compass. They pour into us until we are filled with stars, up to the brim.
– Anne Morrow Lindbergh
The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water caught fire.
– Pamela Johnson
I want to live by the sea. Laughter, beauty, surfing & to be carefree.
Beach Rules: Soak up the sun. Ride the waves. Breathe the salty air. Feel the breeze. Build sandcastles. Rest, relax, reflect. Collect seashells. Bare-feet required.
Sea more of the world, one beach at a time.
Feeling stressed? There’s a beach for that.
If you walk in the footprints of others, you won’t make any of your own.
Beach Relaxing Quotes
He held her like a seashell and listened to her heart.
We dream in colors borrowed from the sea.
– Jill Davis
Her heart was made of liquid sunsets.
– Virginia Woolf
In high tide or in low tide, I’ll always be by your side.
Happiness is the sand between our toes, and the sunburn on our nose.
You’re not a wave, you’re a part of the ocean.
– Mitch Albom
A beach walk is for stretching your legs and your mind, for looking at life with newfound eyes.
– Sandy Gingras
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
The voice of the sea speaks to the soul.
– Kate Chopin
The water was glassy and calm, still candy-colored in the afterglow of sunset.
– S. King
Every day should be a beach day.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop.
Walking beside the beach, hands held tight, love had a million lessons to teach, in that serene moonlit night.
You can shake the sand from your shoes but it never leaves your soul.
Time is like the ocean, you can only hold a little in your hands.
The beautiful affair of the sun, sky, and the sea brings a perfect moment of love, peace, and joy.
It doesn’t matter where you are going, it’s who you have beside you
Every time I slip into the ocean, it’s like going home.
– Sylvia Earle
A kiss on the beach when there is a full moon is the closest thing to heaven.
– H. Jackson Brown Jr.
B.E.A.C.H.: Best Escape Anyone Can Have.
My sense of direction leads me one way: to the beach.
A rainy day at the beach is better than a sunny day at the office.
What I want in a good beach read is sunshine, drama, easy-reading, and transportation to another world and other people’s problems.
– Jane Green
Life by the water is always better, especially with a few best friends in tow.
You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.
– Rabindranath Tagore
The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul.
The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears, or the sea.
– Isak Dinesen
When life gives you lemons, squeeze one in your hair and go surf.
In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.
– Kahlil Gibran
The tide recedes, but leaves behind bright seashells on the sand. The sun goes down, but gentle warmth still lingers on the land. The music stops, yet echoes on in sweet, soulful refrains. For every joy that passes, something beautiful remains.
Time wasted at the beach is time well spent.
I miss the beach, the peace it brings you. I love the sound and smell of the sea.
– Genesis Rodriguez
I honestly think the beach is the only place children actually entertain themselves.
Beautiful Beach Quotes
You never know how many friends you have until you rent a house on the beach.
She loves the serene brutality of the ocean, loves the electric power she felt with each breath of wet, briny air.
– Holly Black
My god, if your love were a grain of sand, mine would be a universe of beaches.
– William Goldman (in The Princess Bride)
A beach and warm weather is all I really need.
– Rob Gronkowski
A day at the beach… It can feel like all our cares are an ocean away… Sun on our shoulders, feet in the sand, cool beverage in hand. The waves roll in, our thoughts roll out, and all is right with the world again.
You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.
– Jon Kabat-Zan
Sunset beers, beach-side cheers & dreamy days.
99 problems but a beach ain’t one.
Some days ya just wanna put on some sparkly fins… and go live under the flippin’ sea!
I believe in the ocean curing all bad moods. I believe in the waves wiping away worries. I believe in seashells bringing good luck. I believe in toes in the sand grounding my soul.
If you’re lucky enough to live by the sea, you’re lucky enough.
Can anything beat a sun-kissed ocean?
I read and walked for miles at night along the beach, writing bad blank verse and searching endlessly for someone wonderful who would step out of the darkness and change my life. It never crossed my mind that that person could be me.
– Anna Quindlen
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
The sea is emotion incarnate. It loves, hates, and weeps. It defies all attempts to capture it with words and rejects all shackles. No matter what you say about it, there is always that which you can’t.
– Christopher Paolini
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 on her lips.
– Jose Chaves
Sea View Quotes
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
The best days at the beach are shared with a best friend.
Her soul belongs to summertime; graceful footsteps on warm sands. A heart that leaps in ocean waves; sea salt memory in her hands.
– Angie Welland-Crosby
Everyone should believe in something. I believe I should go to the beach.
If there’s heaven for me, I’m sure it has a beach attached to it.
– Jimmy Buffett
Isn’t it strange, the way time moves? I could stand here and watch the sea crash beneath me for hours and it would feel like only minutes had passed.
– Sjana Elise Earp
To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude.
– Jeanne Moreau
I love you more than there are grains of sand on the beach, fish in the sea, and waves in the ocean.
An ocean breeze puts a mind at ease.
The sound of the surf on the shore makes my heart smile.
Dreams are made of sand and sunsets.
My thoughts toward you are as countless as the sands on the seashore.
– Psalm 139:17-18
Total physical and mental inertia are highly agreeable, much more so than we allow ourselves to imagine. A beach not only permits such inertia but enforces it, thus neatly eliminating all problems of guilt. It is now the only place in our overly active world that does.
– John Kenneth Galbraith
Sometimes the only therapy you need is a beach and some friends.
Give a girl a margarita, put her on the beach. Smiles and paradise are now within reach.
– Spencer Antle, Island Company
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
Relaxing at the Beach Quotes
A cloudy day at the beach is still a day at the beach.
Sky above, sand below, peace within. If there’s heaven for me, I’m sure it has a beach attached to it.
– Jimmy Buffett
When I walk down the beach and smell the saltwater, hear the waves crashing against the shoreline, and feel the granular sand under my feet, I can’t help but realize why I’m here on this green earth.
– Wendy Joubert
Dance with the waves, move with the sea. Let the rhythm of the water set your soul free.
– Christy Ann Martine
And to the ocean I go. To lose my mind and find my soul.
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 love, For the treasures of the sea? Here, she is home.
– Suzy Toronto
A seashell is never empty. It is filled with many things. It holds the sounds of crashing waves and songs that mermaids sing.
Life is an ocean that brings to your shore countless things. It is beyond our control what lies in front of us, but with it we must build sandcastles. Sandcastles sometimes break, no matter the perceived strength of its foundations. But no two sandcastles would have been the same and that alone gives meaning to the act of building it. The same has been my experience with friendships. When the tide rises higher, the harder it hits the sandcastles, even the ones that proved to survive longer than others. I don’t weep over sandcastles anymore, I just watch the tides.
– Uma Sreekanth
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
It’s hard for me to put into words why I like the beach so much. Everything about it is renewing for me, almost like therapy, Beach Therapy.
– Amy Dykens
To rise at daybreak and feel the sunshine as it warms my skin, the soothing sounds of waves as they kiss the shore and sand between my toes: a gentle reminder that life is good.
– Melanie Rogers Jimenez
If the ocean can calm itself, so can you. We are both saltwater mixed with air.
– N. Waheed
Your thoughts, feelings and sensations are the waves of the ocean coming and going. There are big strong waves and there are soft gentle waves; they are all water and all part of the ocean.
– Rose-Marie Sorokin
Sometimes in the waves of change we find our true direction.
Advice from the Ocean: Be shore of yourself. Come out of your shell. Take time to coast. Avoid pier pressure. Sea life’s beauty. Don’t get so tide down on work that you miss out on life’s beautiful waves.
We devoting full time to floating.
– Sebastian, The Little Mermaid
Quotes about Life at the Beach
Friends, sun, sand and sea. That sounds like a summer to me.
Like a sandcastle, all is temporary. Build it, tend it, enjoy it. And when the time comes, let it go.
– Jack Kornfield
Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them lead to magical sunsets at the beach.
You only need to stand near the ocean to feel the power of the universe and a closeness to the one who created it.
– Susan Gale
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
– Isaac Newton
If we allow these moments to stick to us like sand, our lives can become castles.
You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.
– Christopher Columbus
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 the beach never end.
– Jasleen Kaur Gumber
Life takes you down many paths but my favorite ones lead to the beach.
Let’s go somewhere the sun kisses the ocean.
Why do we love the sea? It is because it has some potent power to make us think things we like to think.
– Robert Henri
Sometimes, you just need to walk on the beach with a friend.
Be grateful for good friends, hot sun & clear water.
I hope someday I’ll wake up to see that I live on the beach.
Individually we are one drop. Together we are an ocean.
– Ryunosuke Satoro
At the beach, life is different. A day moves not from hour to hour but leaps from mood to moment. We go with the currents, plan around the tides, follow the sun. We measure happiness by nothing we can hold, nothing we can catch. Everywhere, life is jumping and elusive and momentously momentary.
– Sandy Gingras
At the Beach Quotes
Come walk with me along the beach, where sunsets seem within reach. We’ll search for treasures in the sand, as we walk hand in hand.
Only at the beach can we go a splishin’ and a splashin’.
– Kate Summers
When two roads diverge… take the one that leads to the beach.
– Hannah Mckinnon
The sand may brush off. The salt may wash away. The tans may fade. But the memories will last forever.
To escape and sit quietly on the beach that’s my idea of paradise.
– Emilia Wickstead
Dream higher than the sky and deeper than the ocean.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.
Summer means happy times and good sunshine. It means going to the beach, enjoying the scenery, having fun with family and friends.
– Brian Wilson
You all want to know what my dream is? Very simple. To walk along the beach, holding the hand of my lover.
– Michelle Bachelet
We know only too well that what we are doing is nothing more than a drop in the ocean. But if the drop were not there, the ocean would be missing something.
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
Because everyday should feel like a day at the beach.
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
Let the waves hit your feet, let the sand be your seat.
Ocean is more ancient than the mountains, and freighted with the memories and the dreams of Time.
– H.P. Lovecraft
The beach to me is a sacred zone between the earth and the sea, one of those in-between places where transitions can be experienced where endings can be mourned and beginnings birthed.
– Joan Anderson
Beach Inspirational Quotes
The older I get, the more I just want to follow the ocean and summer.
I like anywhere with a beach. A beach and warm weather is all I really need.
– Rob Gronkowski
The beach the only place where salt lowers your blood pressure.
Do I love you? My god, if your love were a grain of sand, mine would be a universe of beaches.
– William Goldman (in The Princess Bride)
The best 7 doctors: 1. Sunshine 2. Salty air 3. Ocean water 4. Gentle breeze 5. Warm weather 6. Sandy beach 7. Rest
The memories made at the beach last for a lifetime.
I am such a summer person. Just give me a quiet spot with a breathtaking view, a cool drink in my hand, a warm sea breeze on my skin, and the soothing sounds of waves crashing and I will be in all my glory.
There is nothing more beautiful than the way the ocean refuses to stop kissing the shoreline no matter how many times it is sent away.
– Sarah Kay
I just wanna live on the beach. Walk it at night and then fall asleep with the windows open and listen to the waves crash.
A simple life is good with me. I don’t need a whole lot. For me, a T-shirt, a pair of shorts, barefoot on a beach and I’m happy.
When the warm grains of sand touch our hearts, we know we’re in the right place.
We are like islands in the sea, separate on the surface but connected in the deep.
– William James
The ocean is everything I want to be. Beautiful, mysterious, wild, and free.
Once your feet have touched the warm sun-drenched sand of the seashore, you will never ever be the same.
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.
When a person dissolves into sand, maybe he leaves a little life behind. The life, out of which, we create our sandcastles.
Beach Life Quotes
He: Whale you be my valentine? She: Dolphinitely.
– Adam Young
There’s nothing better than best friends, unless it’s hanging out with your best friends at the beach.
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
I look my best when I’m totally free, on holiday, walking on the beach.
– Rosamund Pike
The oceans roar is music to the soul.
May you always have a shell in your pocket and sand in your shoes.
If life is a journey, the beach is my destination.
Heaven seems a little closer when you’re sitting by the ocean.
It is because it has some potent power to make us think things we like to think.
– Robert Henri
It was love at first sight the day I met the beach.
I followed my heart, and it led me to the beach.
The ocean makes me feel really small and it makes me put my whole life into perspective.
When you’re in love, the world is brighter. Sunnier. The air smells flowerier, and your hair is silkier, and suddenly you find yourself smiling at babies and strangers and old couples walking down the beach holding hands.
– Jess Rothenberg
The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.
– J. Cousteau
Don’t grow up too quickly, lest you forget how much you love the beach.
– Michelle Held
For whatever we lose (like a you or a me), it’s always ourselves we find in the sea.
Inspirational Quotes about Beaches
One learns first of all in beach living the art of shredding; how little one can get along with, not how much.
– Anne Morrow Lindbergh
In every outthrust headland, in every curving beach, in every grain of sand there is the story of the earth.
– Rachel Carson
When you walk on the beach at night, you can say things you can’t say in real life.
– Jenny Han
Beach girls now, beach girls tomorrow, beach girls till the end of time.
– Luanne Rice
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
My soul is full of longing for the secret of the sea, and the heart of the great ocean sends a thrilling pulse through me.
– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Ah, the smell of salt and sand. There is no elixir on this blessed earth like it.
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