You staged that perfect snap with sandy, pedicured toes, a beach read in hand and white-capped waves under the perfect blue sky — and then enticed a pal to capture your best warm-weather look, of course. Now, you need the perfect summer Instagram caption to share with your online pals. Basking in the sun shouldn't involve sweating over a few words that encapsulate your summer beach day. We've got you covered. Spend those sweltering summer nights with your friends and family, and leave the Instagram captions to us. From the most awww-worthy sentiments to puntastic captions that will make you LOL, we've rounded up our favorite sayings for pool days (ready your pool floats!), campfires and all of those summer activities that make the dog days of the season so perfect.
Cute Summer Captions
Couldn’t love you s’more.
Catching some rays, some waves, and some favs.
You’re one in a melon.
Sunsets > Netflix.
Let’s seas the day.
Girls just wanna have sun.
You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy ice cream...and that’s pretty much the same thing.
Nothing but sandy skin and summer smiles.
Getting my daily dose of Vitamin Sea.
Keepin' it reel.
Single and ready to fla-mingle.
Find me in the waves.
Life is better in a bikini.
Vacation mode: On.
Living on island time.
Tan lines may fade, but friends are forever.
Sunshine is the best medicine.
Funny Summer Captions
Nothing is stronger than a mother’s love...for piña coladas.
My daily motivation: Every hot day is one step closer to a PSL.
Life’s a beach.
Eat, drink, and be sweaty.
You’re my lobster (roll).
My BFF is the A/C unit.
Can someone please give summer a speeding ticket?
Don't mind my resting beach face.
You used to call me on my shell phone.
A balanced diet is a glass of rosé in each hand.
Shake your palm palms.
Beach hair, don't care!
Forward my mail, I'm a beach baby now.
If you're not barefoot, you're overdressed.
Summer Activity Captions
Things are going swimmingly.
Queen of the (sand) castle.
Putting the "pool" in carpool.
Tan lines, salt in my hair, sand in my toes: Paradise.
Pies, fries, and these guys. *heart emoji*
This really floats my boat.
Giving in to pier pressure.
Putting the lime in the coconut.
All you need is ice cream.
I'm on a boat!
The only nation I'm visiting this summer is imagination.
I need a six-month vacation once a year.
Queen of the grill.
Tropic like it's hot!
Beach you to it.
I'll be at the grill if you need me.
Summer Captions Inspired by Songs
"Walking on the sidewalk, hotter than a match head." —The Lovin’ Spoonful
"We'll keep on spending sunny days this way." — The Young Rascals
"Here comes the sun, and I say, it's all right." —The Beatles
"Summertime, and the livin' is easy." —Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong
"Summer loving, had me a blast." —John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
"Time to sit back and unwind." —DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince
"There is something about the summer that makes me moody." — Best Coast
"Daisy Dukes, bikinis on top, sun-kissed skin, so hot we'll melt your popsicle." — Katy Perry
"On an island in the sun, we'll be playing and having fun, and it makes me feel so fine, I can't control my brain." — Weezer
"Sunshine, blue eyes, tan lines, slow tide rollin'." — Jake Owen
"Cause I got that sunshine in my pocket, got that good song in my feet." — Justin Timberlake
"As long as I live, whatever I do, as great as it is, you know what's a bummer, I ain't never gonna beat this summer with you." — Brad Paisley
"I wanna soak up the sun." — Sheryl Crow
"I got a pocket, got a pocketful of sunshine." — Natasha Bedingfield
"In the summertime when the weather is hot, you can stretch right up and touch the sky." — Mungo Jerry
Summer Captions Inspired by Quotes
"I love how summer just wraps its arms around you like a warm blanket." —Kellie Elmore
"Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.” —Sam Keen
"When all else fails, take a vacation." —Betty Williams
"Summer afternoon — summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language." —Henry James
"A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in." —Robert Orben
"Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August." —Jenny Han
"In summer, the song sings itself." – William Carlos Williams
"One must maintain a little bit of summer, even in the middle of winter." – Henry David Thoreau
"To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow." – Audrey Hepburn
"In early June the world of leaf and blade and flowers explode, and every sunset is different." – John Steinbeck
"Summertime is always the best of what might be." – Charles Bowden
"Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time." – John Lubbock
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