70 Short (And Beautiful) Beach Quotes

Beach Quotes

The ocean means different things to different people; for some, it is the ultimate vacation destination, with white sands, blue seas, and the warm sun breathing new life into their work-worn bodies, while for others it might mean solitude, choppy seas, and wind that takes their breath – and their worries – away. Whether you are a sun worshiper or a lover of wild weather and even wilder waves, these quotes are guaranteed to make you want to plan your next road trip and head to the nearest shoreline.

Much more than just a vacation destination, the ocean can ground us in a way that’s impossible in most other situations. These beach quotes will awaken your need to be at one with nature, and will encourage you to take a trip to somewhere you can taste the salt on your lips and the sand between your toes, bringing a state of Zen you’ve forgotten existed.

Books, songs, and poems are often ocean-themed, and these beach quotes will leave you in no doubt as to why it is seen as such a powerful location. Don’t leave it too long to visit the beach to recharge your batteries, but in the meantime let these powerful words remind you of the strength, beauty, and sheer magnitude of your favorite ocean-side hideaway.

Meet me where the sky touches the sea.

“Meet me where the sky touches the sea.” – Unknown

When I run on the beach, it’s always in slow motion. That’s just how I roll.

“When I run on the beach, it’s always in slow motion. That’s just how I roll.” – Amber Heard

The length of the beach never ends.

“The length of the beach never ends.” – Deborah Ager

Your only worry should be if the tide is going to reach the chair.

“Your only worry should be if the tide is going to reach the chair.” – Zac Brown Band

The real enjoyment is on the beach and in the encounter with the water and with the way the sand heals the soul.

“The real enjoyment is on the beach and in the encounter with the water and with the way the sand heals the soul.” – Elizabeth Berkley

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.

“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

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

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

Sunshine and waves are like bacon and eggs.

“Sunshine and waves are like bacon and eggs.” – Theodore W. Higginsworth

Every time I slip into the ocean, it’s like going home.

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

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

“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

It’s like a beach blanket and a bottle of wine, it feels something like summertime.

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

Be careful… not all are what they seem. Some people pretend to be the beach, but they’re actually quicksand.

“Be careful… not all are what they seem. Some people pretend to be the beach, but they’re actually quicksand.” – Steve Maraboli

I miss the beach, the peace it brings you. I love the sound and smell of the sea.

“I miss the beach, the peace it brings you. I love the sound and smell of the sea.” – Genesis Rodriguez

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

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

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.

“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

Individually we are one drop. Together we are an ocean.

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

I think my best memories are when I go home to California and I get to play beach volleyball with my friends from home.

“I think my best memories are when I go home to California and I get to play beach volleyball with my friends from home.” – Gigi Hadid

Friends, sun, sand and sea. That sounds like a summer to me.

“Friends, sun, sand and sea. That sounds like a summer to me.” – Unknown

I like to go to the beach, have a bonfire, and play music.

“I like to go to the beach, have a bonfire, and play music.” – Colbie Caillat

If you feel lonely walking alone on the beach then you are ignoring the friendship of the waves, the seagulls and the wind!

“If you feel lonely walking alone on the beach then you are ignoring the friendship of the waves, the seagulls and the wind!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

At the beach life is different .. Time doesn’t move hour to hour but mood to moment… We live by the currents plan by tides and follow the sun…

“At the beach life is different .. Time doesn’t move hour to hour but mood to moment… We live by the currents plan by tides and follow the sun…” – Unknown

On the beach, you can live in bliss.

“On the beach, you can live in bliss.” – Dennis Wilson

She loves the serene brutality of the ocean, loves the electric power she felt with each breath of wet, briny air.

“She loves the serene brutality of the ocean, loves the electric power she felt with each breath of wet, briny air.” – Holly Black

You all want to know what my dream is? Very simple. To walk along the beach, holding the hand of my lover.

“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 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.

“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

Live in the sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink in the wild air.

“Live in the sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink in the wild air.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

I look my best when I’m totally free, on holiday, walking on the beach.

“I look my best when I’m totally free, on holiday, walking on the beach.” – Rosamund Pike

No computers, no phone calls, no problems at the beach, only sunshine and smiles allowed.

“No computers, no phone calls, no problems at the beach, only sunshine and smiles allowed.” – Catherine Pulsifer

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.

“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

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

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

Only worry in the world is the tide gonna reach my chair.

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

Take time in a place you love, restore your spirit on the beach.

“Take time in a place you love, restore your spirit on the beach.” – Luanne Rice

What I want in a good beach read is sunshine, drama, easy-reading and transportation to another world and other people’s problems.

“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

The salt will wash off and the sand will brush off … but the memories last forever…

“The salt will wash off and the sand will brush off … but the memories last forever…” – Unknown

Give me coffee to change the things I can, and the beach to accept the things I can’t.

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

There’s nothing better for kids than a bucket and shovel at the beach.

“There’s nothing better for kids than a bucket and shovel at the beach.” – Thomas Gibson

I love the beach. I love the sea. All my life I live within – in front of the sea.

“I love the beach. I love the sea. All my life I live within – in front of the sea.” – Rafael Nadal

The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.

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

One must be empty, open, without choice as a beach – waiting for a gift from the sea.

“One must be empty, open, without choice as a beach – waiting for a gift from the sea.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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.

“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

Happiness is the beach. Joy is the waves.

“Happiness is the beach. Joy is the waves.” – Will Bowen

Sometimes just being on a beach with my loved ones is all the adventure I need.

“Sometimes just being on a beach with my loved ones is all the adventure I need.” – Guy Laliberte

We need a break… Let’s drive to the beach with sweats and a blanket. A little wine and a lot of conversation… Let’s take in the ocean views and sounds… and let the rest of the world do its thing without us for a little while.

“We need a break… Let’s drive to the beach with sweats and a blanket. A little wine and a lot of conversation… Let’s take in the ocean views and sounds… and let the rest of the world do its thing without us for a little while.” – Steve Maraboli

To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude.

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

All admit that the sea is one of the most beautiful and magnificent landscapes of nature.

“All admit that the sea is one of the most beautiful and magnificent landscapes of nature.” – John Joly

One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach.

“One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach.” – Anne Spencer

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.

“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

A simple life is what people need, and the beach as a place of rest.

“A simple life is what people need, and the beach as a place of rest.” – Yanni

Whenever I look at the ocean, I always want to talk to people, but when I’m talking to people, I always want to look at the ocean.

“Whenever I look at the ocean, I always want to talk to people, but when I’m talking to people, I always want to look at the ocean.” – Haruki Murakami

Building a little bonfire at night on the beach and lying on a blanket with my wife under the stars is not only sexy, it’s romantic.

“Building a little bonfire at night on the beach and lying on a blanket with my wife under the stars is not only sexy, it’s romantic.” – Benjamin Bratt

Smell the sea, and feel the sky, let your soul and spirits fly.

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

I followed my heart, and it led me to the beach.

“I followed my heart, and it led me to the beach.” – Unknown

Once your feet have touched the warm sun drenched sand of the seashore you will never ever be the same.

“Once your feet have touched the warm sun drenched sand of the seashore you will never ever be the same.” – Patsy Gant

Dance with the waves, move with the sea. Let the rhythm of the water set your soul free.

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

A Day At The Beach Restores the Soul.

“A Day At The Beach Restores the Soul.” – Unknown

A kiss on the beach when there is a full moon is the closest thing to heaven.

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

You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf. ― John Kabat

“You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf. ― John Kabat” – Zan

If there is a heaven for me, I’m sure it has the beach attached to it.

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

I love to be outdoors, so I like to hike, bike and go to the beach.

“I love to be outdoors, so I like to hike, bike and go to the beach.” – Jillian Rose Reed

I’m the girl that’s on the beach with a hat on, under an umbrella. Like, very shaded.

“I’m the girl that’s on the beach with a hat on, under an umbrella. Like, very shaded.” – Dakota Fanning

A walk on the Beach is worth a Thousand Words.

“A walk on the Beach is worth a Thousand Words.” – Anonymous

The beach of life can be anything and everything from tranquil, calm, sunny, peaceful, and magically wonderful to gray, overcast, turbulent, roller-coaster-y, or stormy.

“The beach of life can be anything and everything from tranquil, calm, sunny, peaceful, and magically wonderful to gray, overcast, turbulent, roller-coaster-y, or stormy.” – Barbara Legan

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

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

Summer means happy times and good sunshine. It means going to the beach, going to Disneyland, having fun.

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

It’s not the size nor the power of the ocean that amazes me. Rather, it’s the way that something so powerful and immense can repeatedly caress a beach with such tenderness and never tire of doing it.

“It’s not the size nor the power of the ocean that amazes me. Rather, it’s the way that something so powerful and immense can repeatedly caress a beach with such tenderness and never tire of doing it.” – Craig D. Lounsbrough

In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.

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

We could drive down to another beach. Even tanned, your skin seems white. all our friends have gone away from here. So let’s disappear from sight.

“We could drive down to another beach. Even tanned, your skin seems white. all our friends have gone away from here. So let’s disappear from sight.” – Will Oldham

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.

“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

Dear ocean, thank you for making us feel tiny, humbled, inspired, and salty … all at once.

“Dear ocean, thank you for making us feel tiny, humbled, inspired, and salty … all at once.” – Unknown

I shall wear white flannel trousers, and walk upon the beach.

“I shall wear white flannel trousers, and walk upon the beach.” – T.S. Eliot

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