100 Tropical Quotes To Get You Ready For Beach Day

Georgia Stone
Dec 12, 2023 By Georgia Stone
Originally Published on Feb 03, 2021
Quotes about summer happiness, tropical rainforest, and beach should be joyous.
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Image sipping aa cool tropical drink, with the waves crashing somewhere in the distance, reading tropical paradise quotes.

Don't you like the sound of that? Who doesn't love the cool wind blowing through their hair and warm sand between their toes?

If you are looking for a beachy escape, we have compiled a list of some beautiful tropical getaway quotes just to keep you happy and joyous forever. So, don't hesitate, take your bathing suit, take some selfies, and post these beautiful island quotes and holiday fashion quotes as the tropical captions for your selfies.

Check out these interesting tropical rainforest quotes, beach lover quote, and quotes about islands.

You can also check out our Sunshine Quotes and Beach Day Quotes articles.

Tropical Beach Quotes

"The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall", said by Nelson Mandela, is one of the best sayings in life. So why not fall back onto a sunlounger as the sun rises?

Here we have compiled some fun-in-the-sun quotes, beach sayings and quotes, and motivational quotes for summer that will make the perfect captions for sassy summer vacation pics.

1. "Sunshine is the best medicine."

- Roshni.

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

- Jacques Yves Cousteau.

3. "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.

4. "Everyone should believe in something. I believe I should go to the beach."

- Vanessa Rodriguez.

5. "May you always have a shell in your pocket and sand in your shoes."

- Dena Haines.

6. "I wish that Beach Therapy was covered by my Health Insurance."

- Vanessa Rodriguez.

7. "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.

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

– Emilia Wickstead.

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

—Zac Brown Band.

10. "You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water."

- Dena Haines.

11. "Life takes you down many paths but my favorite ones lead to the beach."

- Vanessa Rodriguez.

12. "I love the beach. I love the sea. All the life I live within — in front of the sea."

- Rafael Nadal.

13. "Only at the beach can we go to a splishin’ and a splashin’.”

- Kate Summers.

14. "I miss being on a beach vacation and never knowing what day of the week it is."

- Vanessa Rodriguez.

15. "The beach is not always a place, sometimes it’s a feeling."

- Dena Haines.

16. "A cloudy day at the beach is still a day at the… beach!"


17. "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.

18. “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.

19. “Individually we are one drop. Together we are an ocean.”

– Ryunosuke Satoro.

20. "Palm trees, ocean breeze, salty air, sun-kissed hair, the endless summer take me there."

- Vanessa Rodriguez.

21. "Leave footprints of love and kindness wherever you go."

- Dena Haines.

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

– Christy Ann Martine.

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

—Brian Wilson.

24. “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.

25. “In every outthrust headland, in every curving beach, in every grain of sand, there is the story of the earth.”

– Rachel Carson.

Vacation Quotes

The purpose of our lives is to be happy

“The purpose of our lives is to be happy,” by Dalai Lama is the coolest quote. Tropical vacations make us happy, so we have compiled a list of beach vacation quotes for you.

We have also selected some beautiful island girl quotes, island life quotes, staycation quotes, and tropical sayings that may be the perfect status for your next Facebook post. These quotes will get you in the tropical state of mind.

26. “I learned a long time ago that trying to micromanage the perfect vacation is always a disaster. That leads to terrible times.”

– Anthony Bourdain.

27. “My favorite place to vacation is anyplace by the ocean.”

– Nina Arianda.

28. “An upcoming vacation gives us something to eagerly anticipate.”

– Jaime Kurtz.

29. “There’s no vacation from being a parent.”

– Chevy Chase.

30. “In America, there are two classes of travel: first-class and with children. ”

– Robert Benchley.

31. "I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way."


32. “In the end, kids won’t remember that fancy toy or game you bought them, they will remember the time you spent with them.”

– Kevin Heath.

33. “A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take what you’ve been taking.”

—Earl Wilson.

34. “Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.”

– Ernest Hemingway.

35. “Isn’t it amazing how much stuff we get done the day before vacation?”

– Zig Ziglar.

36. "No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one."

-Elbert Hubbard.

37. "A good vacation is over when you begin to yearn for your work."

-Morris Fishbein.

38. “A vacation helps to relieve stress and boredom, gives us a change of scenery, provides us with adventure, and helps to bring us closer to the people in our lives.”

– E. S. Woods.

39. “Vacations mean a change of pace, a gentleness with ourselves, a time of rest and renewal, and a time to stretch ourselves and encounter new people, new lands, new ways, and new options.”

—Anne Wilson Schaef.

40. “The vacation we often need is freedom from our own mind.”

-Jack Adam Weber.

41. "Hello, holidays! I’m so happy to see you!"

- Vanessa Rodriguez.

42. “A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in.”

– Robert Orben.

43. “Read a lot when you’re on vacation, but nothing that has to do with your business.”

– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

44. "A vacation is a sunburn at premium prices."

-Hal Chadwick.

45. “My goal is to hit the gym every day I’m on vacation. Usually, I just end up sleeping and drinking beer.”

– Gary Allan.

46. “No matter what fabulous place I visit, I don’t feel like I’m on vacation unless I’m dehydrated and covered with sunscreen.”

– Chelsea Cain

47. "We do not remember days, We remember moments."

- Vanessa Rodriguez.

48. “As you grow older, you learn a few things. One of them is to actually take the time you’ve allotted for vacation.”

– John Battelle.

49. “After a while, just staying alive becomes a full-time job. No wonder we need a vacation.”

― Michael Zadoorian.

50. "A vacation is over when you begin to yearn for your work."

-Morris Fishbein.

Ocean Travel Quotes

Just like the cute saying, "Don't worry, be happy," we have selected the best tropical island quotes, sassy summer quotes, beach trip quotes, cute vacation quotes, or beach travel quotes, for you. These best summer weekend quotes are just for you.

51. "The ocean is this beautiful, unexplored place. Why on Earth everyone isn't down there, I don't know."

- Graham Hawkes.

52. “The heart of man is very much like the sea, it has its storms, it has its tides and in its depths, it has its pearls too”

- Vincent Van Gogh.

53. “You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.”

― Mahatma Gandhi.

54. “Those who live by the sea can hardly form a single thought of which the sea would not be part.”

- Hermann Broch.

55. “The universe is an ocean upon which we are the waves. While some decide to surf, others venture to dive.”

– Charbel Tadros.

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

– Holly Black.

57. "We are like islands in the sea, separate on the surface but connected in the deep."

- William James.

58. “It’s the sound of the sea that makes you believe in mermaids.”

- Anthony T. Hincks.

59. “Each kiss of an ocean wave is passed along, as long as there is life on and in the seas.”

– Anthony T. Hincks.

60. “If you want to hear the distant voice of the ocean put your ear to the lips of a seashell.”

- Curtis Tyrone Jones.

61. “How I long to be the shore and feel your waves crash upon me over and over again.”

- Timothy Joshua Chia.

62. “I was happy anywhere I could see the ocean.”

- Ai Yazawa.

63. "The beauty and mystery of the ocean fill our lives with wonders, vast beyond our imagination."

-M. L. Borges.

64. “She would be half a planet away, floating in a turquoise sea, dancing by moonlight to flamenco guitar.”

― Janet Fitch.

65. "Being out there in the ocean - God's creation - it's like a gift he has given us to enjoy."

- Bethany Hamilton.

66. “The ocean makes me feel really small and it makes me put my whole life into perspective… it humbles you.”

― Beyoncé Knowles.

67. “You will love the ocean. It makes you feel small, but not in a bad way. Small because you realize you’re part of something bigger.”

- Lauren Myracle.

68. "The human desire to obtain more is a sieve that can never be filled with all the water from the world’s oceans."

- Will Bowen.

69. “Ocean is more ancient than the mountains, and freighted with the memories and the dreams of Time.”

– H. P. Lovecraft.

70. "Don’t worry if people think you’re crazy. You are crazy. You have that kind of intoxicating insanity that lets other people dream outside of the lines and become who they’re destined to be.”

― Jennifer Elisabeth.

71. “The ocean was magical to her, its depths and mysteries were boundless, its call irresistible.”

– Jeff Mariotte.

72. “In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans; in one aspect of you are found all the aspects of existence.”

- Kahlil Gibran Jr.

73. “There was a magic about the sea. People were drawn to it. People wanted to love by it, swim in it, play in it, look at it.”

― Cecelia Ahern.

74. "We could learn to leave things alone and rest in the awareness – the ocean – rather than being thrown around by the waves."

- Geelong Thubten.

75. “There is an ocean of silence between us… and I am drowning in it.”

― Ranata Suzuki.

Summer Quotes

If you are looking for cool summer swim quotes, tropical vibes quotes, or quotes about tropical islands then keep on reading. These summer sky quotes and summer water quotes will get you in a tropical state of mind.

76. “A little bit of summer is what the whole year is all about.”

– John Mayer.

77. “But tomorrow may rain, so I’ll follow the sun.”

-The Beatles.

78. “I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.”

― Edna St. Vincent Millay.

79. “Rejoice as summer should...chase away sorrows by living."

- Melissa Marr.

80. “What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.”

― John Steinbeck.

81. "It is easy to forget how effervescent and free we all felt that summer."

- Anna Godbersen.

82. “Summertime is always the best of what might be.”

– Charles Bowden.

83. “Tripping on skies, sipping on waterfalls.”

― Troye Sivan, 'YOUTH'.

84. "Sweet, sweet burn of sun and summer wind, and you my friend, my new fun thing, my summer fling."

—K.D. Lang.

85. “The summer sun was not meant for boys like me. Boys like me belonged to the rain.”

― Benjamin Alire Sáenz.

86. “Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me, those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.”

― Henry James.

87. “One must maintain a little bit of summer, even in the middle of winter.”

– Henry David Thoreau.

88. "O summer and soft wind. Relieves the heart and makes living cheaper."

- J.P. Donleavy.

89. “I was on the beach every summer. That was the pleasant part of my childhood because we were right by the sea.”

—Olga Kurylenko.

90. "I'm walking on sunshine"

- Katrina & The Waves, 'Walking On Sunshine'.

91. “My old grandmother always used to say, Summer friends will melt away like summer snows, but winter friends are friends forever.”

― George R.R. Martin.

92. “Summer’s lease hath all too short a date.”

― William Shakespeare.

93. “Summer has always been my favorite season. I feel happier.”

—Zooey Deschanel.

94. “It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.”

― Charles Dickens.

95. "I could never in a hundred summers get tired of this."

- Susan Branch.

96. "In summer, the song sings itself."

- William Carlos Williams.

97. “Summer will end soon enough, and childhood as well.”

― George R.R. Martin.

98. “When I figured out how to work my grill, it was quite a moment. I discovered that summer is a completely different experience when you know how to grill.”

—Taylor Swift.

99. "It is easy to forget now, how effervescent and free we all felt that summer."

—Anna Godbersen.

100. “Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.”

—Sam Keen.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Tropical Quotes then why not take a look at Vacation Quotes or Palm Tree Quotes.

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Written by Georgia Stone

Bachelor of Arts specializing in French with Film Studies, Bachelor of Arts (Year Abroad) specializing in Literature, History, Language, Media, and Art

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Georgia StoneBachelor of Arts specializing in French with Film Studies, Bachelor of Arts (Year Abroad) specializing in Literature, History, Language, Media, and Art

Georgia is an experienced Content Manager with a degree in French and Film Studies from King's College London and Bachelors degree from Université Paris-Sorbonne. Her passion for exploring the world and experiencing different cultures was sparked during her childhood in Switzerland and her year abroad in Paris. In her spare time, Georgia enjoys using London's excellent travel connections to explore further afield.

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