Skip navigation! Story from Music. Take These Songs With You. Courtney E. My thermometer has just informed me that beach season is in full effect, and while you've probably found the perfect suit for you and stocked up on SPF , have you the perfect sunny day playlist? Don't fret, we've got you covered. Whether you're heading to the famous coastal stretches of California or Florida, laying on a picturesque Caribbean stretch of sand, jet setting to a gorgeous European beach, or just spending a weekend at your local lake, these songs will keep you cool while you hang out in the heat — while socially distanced. The fine art of making a beach playlist shouldn't be underestimated. It has to be chill with a certain beach-y vibe that relaxes and evokes a sense of sand and water and happiness.
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The only thing missing is a soundtrack: some good beach music. Our favorite songs about the beach capture everything a day by the water is: sunny, warm, and relaxing, with a pinch of nostalgia. This round-up of the best songs about the beach will have you swaying in the sand, or transported there in your mind if you're landlocked and dreaming of a coastal vacation. Pick your favorites and add them to your playlist—or listen to ours here just press play below—or listen in the app , and head to the beach. Lyrics Spotlight: Summer heat, boy and girl meet. But, uh oh, those summer nights. Trivia: Four songs from the movie Grease became top 10 hits, but only "Summer Nights" was from the original musical.
Though none of us will probably be heading on vacation to the shore anytime soon, a girl can dream about a mix of head-bangers and soothing escapes in-between a day of swimming and drinking from a koozie. That said, nobody says you actually have to be at the beach to enjoy a great beach playlist. If it will help you escape the real world for a little in these unpredictable times, then that's all we can ask for. So, the next time you head on a weekend getaway or pretend to be on one as you work from home for the foreseeable future, radiate good vibes and hit play on our summer beach playlist, below. For more stories like this, including celebrity news, beauty and fashion advice, savvy political commentary, and fascinating features, sign up for the Marie Claire newsletter.