31 Sea Instagram Captions for High Tides & Good Vibes

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She sells seashells by the seashore. (Okay, now, 'she sells seashells by the seashore' three times fast!)

The Best Sea And Ocean Instagram Captions

That salty air, and those whooshing tides… just the thought of it can send you straight back to your fondest memories of the 'big blue.' That's why we're loving these great sea Instagram captions.

The ocean has everything you could ever need, really: great views, the possibility of endless discovery, and the rush of cool, fresh air every time you step outside. Whether you are out on vacation, planning a wedding by the beach, or just passing by on your way to another destination, we believe a trip to the sea is always a trip well spent.

There’s also no way you won’t be taking a picture the next time you visit the sea with friends or on your own, so why not caption them with our picks for the best Instagram captions for the sea for all those high tides and good vibes? Think of all the sunsets, shells, and surf you can post!

And yeah, we totally won't judge if you want to post your best attempt at the 'mermaid hair flip' on Insta too.

Perfectly Punny Instagram Captions About The Sea

• I don't know about you, but selling seashells by the seashore sounds pretty good to me.

• Don't mind me, just getting my sea legs!

• If only we could bottle up the feeling we get when standing by the sea.

• #SeaGoals is the ability to always look powerful and beautiful at the same time.

• See me at the sea!

• It seems like a wonderful morning to sea-ze the day!

Funny Instagram Captions for Laying Out on the Sea

• My ingredients for a perfect beach day: fifteen re-applications of sunscreen and a pretty gnarly tan line.

• There's nothing better than salty air weather!

• The only salt bae I need is an ocean wave through my hair.

• My inner princess/prince will thank me for this sandcastle.

• Even though you get sand in all the places you can't see... there's really no other place I'd rather be.

• If you like piña coladas... and getting caught in the waves.

Cute Sea Instagram Captions for Splashing in The Waves

• The surf has a certain way of stirring the soul.

• Being in the ocean is the only hug you can receive from all sides.

• Now presenting: my failed attempt at the mermaid hair whip. (Sorry, Ariel!)

• Not sure you can feel much more alive than when you get a wave of salt water in your eye.

• That's one small step for man, one giant leap when you're floating on the waves.

• It's easy to forget all your landlocked troubles when you look out to the horizon of the sea.

Witty Old Nautical Phrases for Instagram Captions

• 'Between the Devil and the deep blue sea.'

• 'A shot across the bows.'

• 'Batten down the hatches.'

• 'Full to the gunwales.'

• 'Ship shape and Bristol fashion!'

• 'Three sheets to the wind!' (for when you're feeling that piña colada from earlier)

(See here for more nautical phrases!)

Clever Quotes about The Sea for Instagram Captions

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

• "The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears, or the sea." – Isak Dinesen

• "I love not Man the less, but Nature more." – Lord Byron

• "One should lie empty, open, choiceless at a beach - waiting for a gift from the sea." – Anne Morrow Lindbergh

• "All loose things seem to drift down to the sea, and so did I." – Louis L'Amour

• "With every drop of water you drink, every breath you take, you're connected to the sea." – Sylvia Earle

• "Countless as the sands of the sea are human passions." – Nikolai Gogol

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