20 Best Country Songs About The Beach

By Nico Gonzalez

The Beach is a place for people to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

A place where you can go to relax, have fun with friends, or find some peace and quiet all on your own.

It’s also known as one of the best places in the world to spend time with your significant other.

Whether it be by playing games at the beach, going on walks along the shoreline hand-in-hand, or just sitting together on a blanket watching the waves roll in, there are so many things that every couple should do when they’re sharing this special spot together.

And considering how close summer is getting here (though we still have plenty of time before it actually arrives), now’s as good a time as any to take out some seaside love songs and start practicing for those romantic moments at the beach.

Here are the best songs about the beach.


It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere – Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffett

Alan Jackson, Jimmy Buffett - It's Five O' Clock Somewhere (Official Music Video)

It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere is a song by American country music artist Alan Jackson and singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett.

The song was written by Jim “Moose” Brown and Don Sampson.

It was released in February 1995 as the fourth single from Jackson’s 1994 album, Who I Am.

The song reached number one on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart in June 1995.

The song is about two friends who are both enjoying a day off work, but one is at home while the other is at a beach bar.

The narrator asks his friend to imagine that it’s five o’clock somewhere, and to join him for a drink.

Southbound – Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood - Southbound (Official Music Video)

Southbound is a song about a woman who is reflecting on a past relationship that she had with a man who was always traveling.

The song paints a beautiful picture of the beach, and how it was the perfect place for the two of them to be together.

Its lyrics are about life, love and heartbreak.

It’s a beautiful ballad that has stood the test of time as one of country music’s best songs about the beach.

Beer In Mexico – Kenny Chesney

Kenny Chesney - Beer in Mexico

Beer In Mexico – Kenny Chesney, is a feel-good country song about enjoying a cold one while soaking up the sun and sand in Mexico.

The song is perfect for playing while you’re getting ready for your beach vacation, or for listening to while you’re actually on the beach.

With its laid-back vibe and cheerful lyrics, Beer In Mexico is sure to put a smile on your face and get you in the vacation spirit.

Its lyrics are about taking it easy, having fun in the sun, and enjoying a cold one with friends.

Knee Deep – Zac Brown Band featuring Jimmy Buffett

Zac Brown Band - Knee Deep Feat. Jimmy Buffett (Official Music Video) | You Get What You Give

Knee Deep is a song by Zac Brown Band featuring Jimmy Buffett.

It was released in 2016 as the third single from their album, Jekyll + Hyde.

The song is about a man who falls in love with a woman, and then discovers that she’s married. He decides to pursue her anyway, and ends up going to jail.

Some people say that this song is about a man who falls in love with a married woman and resorts to theft to impress her.

Brown described it as “the story of someone falling for an unavailable, married woman after catching the bouquet during a wedding.”

Beat This Summer – Brad Paisley

Brad Paisley - Beat This Summer (Official Video)

Written by award-winning country artist Brad Paisley, “Beat This Summer” is a feel-good song about making the most of the summertime.

With its upbeat tempo and catchy melody, the song is perfect for blasting while driving with the windows down on a hot summer day.

Many songs have been written about the summer months, but this one has a special way of invoking feelings of happiness and fun.

Some people say that summertime is the best season of them all, and this song pays homage to that sentiment.

Island Song – Zac Brown Band

Zac Brown Band - Island Song W/Lyrics

If you’re looking for a feel-good country song about the beach, Zac Brown Band’s “Island Song” is sure to do the trick.

With lyrics like “We’re all just islanders, living on an island of love,” this song will have you dreaming of your next beach vacation.

Some people say Zac Brown Band has a unique sound, but one listen to this song, and you’ll be hooked.

Some people will say that this song is not country, but if you look at the singer’s name and the lyrics to the song, it fits into this category.

Pink Sunglasses – Miranda Lambert

Miranda Lambert is known for her sultry voice and powerful lyrics, and her song “Pink Sunglasses” is no exception.

The song is about a woman who is heartbroken after being cheated on.

She sings about how she’s moving on and looking forward to the future, even though she knows that she’ll always wear her “pink sunglasses” to remember the past.

The song is a reminder that we all have to move on from heartbreak and pain, and that the future still holds a lot of promise.

Some people may disagree with the choice, but Miranda Lambert has always had a knack for making sad songs sound happy.

Coconut Tree – Kenny Chesney and Willie Nelson

Coconut Tree (with Willie Nelson)

Kenny Chesney and Willie Nelson’s duet, “Coconut Tree,” takes listeners on a journey to paradise.

With its laid-back island melody and lyrics about finding love under the stars, the song is perfect for anyone dreaming of a tropical getaway.

Some people might also recognize the song from its spot in the 2005 film, “The Prince and Me.”

“Coconut Tree” appeared on Chesney’s ’04 album, “When the Sun Goes Down,” which is home to several other beach tunes.

“Who You’d Be Today” tells a story of love that spans decades over an acoustic guitar.

Meanwhile, “Love Without You” is a sweet love song that’s perfect for swaying with your sweetie.

Drink In My Hand – Eric Church

Eric Church - Drink In My Hand (Official Music Video)

Drink In My Hand is a song about a man who is reflecting on his life.

He’s had some good times and some bad times, but he’s still standing.

The song is about how the man has faced all of his troubles with a drink in his hand.

He’s not ashamed of his past and he’s not afraid of what the future holds.

He’s just living life one day at a time.

Some people live their lives wishing they would have done things differently.

They always want to go back and change something.

This song is about how you can’t do that; all you can do is move forward with your life.

Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset – Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan - Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset (Official Music Video)

Luke Bryan’s song “Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset” perfectly captures the feeling of summertime.

The song is about a love that is as strong as the sun, and as inevitable as the sunrise, sunburn, and sunset.

It’s a beautiful ballad that will make you feel nostalgic for summer days gone by. Some people say that Red, White, and Blue is the perfect summer song.

This song is all about freedom, which people feel when they go to the beach and escape their everyday lives. 

Summertime – Kenny Chesney

Kenny Chesney - Summertime (Official Video)

Kenny Chesney’s “Summertime” is the perfect song to listen to while you’re at the beach.

The lyrics talk about how great it is to spend time by the water, and the melody is upbeat and cheerful.

If you’re looking for a song that will make you feel happy and relaxed, “Summertime” is definitely the track for you.

Some people may be disappointed by the fact that there are only so many times you can listen to this song without it becoming repetitive, but some songs are just best enjoyed when they’re on repeat.

Sweet Summer Lovin’ – Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton - Sweet Summer Lovin' (Official Video)

Dolly Parton’s Sweet Summer Lovin’ is the perfect song to play while you’re packing your bags for the beach.

With its light, carefree melody, the song will have you feeling excited for your vacation.

And, with lyrics like “I’m gonna love you all summer long / Till the stars fall from the sky,” it’s sure to get you in the mood for some sun-soaked fun.

Some people might criticize this as a song about summer romances, but as long as you take it with a grain of salt, it’s the perfect song to listen to while you’re sitting by the ocean.

All Summer Long – Kid Rock

Kid Rock - All Summer Long [Official Music Video]

All Summer Long by Kid Rock is the perfect beach song. It’s up-tempo and has a fun vibe that will make you want to get up and dance.

The lyrics are about spending time at the beach, and they’ll make you feel like you’re right there in the sand.

If you’re looking for a song to play while you’re packing your bags for the beach, or a tune to listen to while you’re soaking up the sun, All Summer Long by Kid Rock is definitely worth adding to your playlist.

Some people listen to songs about the beach while they’re actually on the beach, but this song is one you can listen to just for fun during any time of year.

Redneck Yacht Club – Craig Morgan

Redneck Yacht Club

Redneck Yacht Club is a song about a group of guys who love the beach and the water, but they’re not exactly the most refined people.

They may not have the money to afford a real yacht, but that doesn’t stop them from enjoying themselves at the beach.

The song is about their laid-back lifestyle and their love for the water.

Its lyrics are about having fun and not letting anything get in the way of that.

Strawberry Wine – Deana Carter

Deana Carter - Strawberry Wine (Official Music Video)

Strawberry Wine – Deana Carter, is a song about a young woman’s first love.

The song is written from the perspective of the young woman, and she talks about how her love for him makes her feel like she’s drunk on strawberry wine.

The song is about the excitement and happiness that comes with first love, and it’s a perfect song to listen to while you’re packing your bags for the beach.

Some people also think it’s a song about finding one’s “true love.”

Vacation – Thomas Rhett

Thomas Rhett - Vacation (Instant Grat Video)

Thomas Rhett’s song “Vacation” is all about taking a break from reality and escaping to a place where you can relax and have fun.

The song is the perfect soundtrack for any summer vacation, and its laid-back vibe is sure to get you in the vacation spirit.

Some people think the best part about summer is all of the beautiful sunny days, while others can’t wait to be by the water.

If you picture yourself on a beach vacation when you listen to this song, it becomes easier to sing along with Rhett.

Summer’s Comin’ – Clint Black

Clint Black - Summer's Comin'

If you’re looking for a song that perfectly captures the feeling of summer, look no further than Clint Black’s “Summer’s Comin’.”

The upbeat track is all about spending time at the beach with friends and family, and it’s sure to get you in the mood for some fun in the sun.

Some people might say that there’s no such thing as a bad day at the beach, but if they said it, they would be wrong.

It is possible to have a bad day at the beach, and Dierks Bentley knows all about it.

Day Drinking – Little Big Town

Little Big Town - Day Drinking (Official Music Video)

Day Drinking is one of the quintessential summer songs, and its upbeat melody and lyrics about taking a break from the worries of life make it the perfect choice for a day at the beach.

The song describes how good it feels to forget your troubles for a little while and just enjoy the moment.

Whether you’re sipping on some cocktails or enjoying a cold beer, Day Drinking is sure to put a smile on your face and get you in the mood for some fun in the sun.

Some people might think it’s strange to write songs about drinking on the beach, but Kacey Musgraves has turned this into an art form.

Her song is ideal for relaxing with a refreshing drink in your hand and your toes digging into the sand.

Long Hot Summer – Keith Urban

Keith Urban - Long Hot Summer

Keith Urban’s “Long Hot Summer” is the perfect song to listen to while you’re packing your bags for the beach.

The upbeat tempo and lyrics about taking a break from the summer heat will have you feeling ready to hit the sand and surf.

Some people are lucky enough to get a tan while others are stuck in offices where the AC is on full blast.

If you’re looking for some heat relief, play this song on your way to the beach or when you get there.

Summer – Cassadee Pope

Cassadee Pope - Summer

Summer is a time for relaxation, fun in the sun, and of course, listening to great beach songs!

Cassadee Pope’s “Summer” perfectly captures the feeling of summertime, making it the perfect song to listen to while you’re soaking up the sun or enjoying a day at the beach.

With its upbeat tempo and cheerful lyrics, “Summer” is sure to put a smile on your face and help you enjoy the summer season to the fullest.

Its lyrics are about hanging out by the water and having fun with your best friends, which will make you want to head down to the beach as soon as possible!