20 Country Songs About the Beach

The beach is a great place to unwind and many artists have used it as inspiration. There are many songs about the beach that gives off the joyful vibe of chilling by the sea.

Just listening to these tunes is enough to transport you to the salty breeze and calming ambience. Imagine how much it can do when you are actually by the sea. Ready to get in the mood? Pick a song from the list below!

1. “Some Beach” by Blake Shelton

Blake Shelton - Some Beach (Official Music Video)Blake Shelton – Some Beach (Official Music Video)

Everyone has their fair share of bad days, and this country song gives a perfect picture of what that could be.

One of those bad days includes being stuck in traffic and waiting in line for an appointment. All listeners will relate that as the frustration builds up, you would rather disappear and head straight to the nearest beach to relax.

2. “Two Piña Coladas” by Garth Brooks

Two Pina Coladas (Garth Brooks)Two Pina Coladas (Garth Brooks)

For those staying home to mend a broken heart, this melody by Garth Brooks is giving a good piece of advice. Instead of staying home and sulking, go to the beach and clear your mind.

The view of the sea is therapeutic. Grab “Two Piña Coladas,” one for each hand, relax, and drink your sorrows away.

3. “Beachin” by Jake Owen

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The lyrical tune is praised by critics because of its effective delivery and wonderful sound. It talks about two people hanging out on the beach. Amidst the fun, the man develops an attraction toward his female friend, and that’s all he can think about for the entire duration of the visit.

4. “Cheeseburger in Paradise” by Jimmy Buffett

Jimmy Buffett - Cheeseburger In ParadiseJimmy Buffett – Cheeseburger In Paradise

Food is one of those easy-to-come-by luxuries in life. However, sometimes people have to follow a rigorous diet for health reasons.

This country song is about wanting things after a diet. It’s relatable to anyone trying to eat healthy because they’ll understand the feelings the singer is sharing!

5. “Southbound” by Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood - Southbound (Official Music Video)Carrie Underwood – Southbound (Official Music Video)

Are you looking for a summer-themed song to play while you and your friend’s party at the beach? Then this carefree will surely fit the bill. It talks about the excitement of going on a trip.

It talks about stuff like getting ready in cool clothes, sipping margaritas, and dancing by the water. These are all you need to have a blast during summer break.

6. “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere” by Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffett

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

This Billboard Hot Country Songs placer has received a lot of love from audiences. People love it because it’s relatable – it’s about wanting a drink after a tough day. It’s like how regular workers go to a bar after finishing work at 5 pm.

Many stressed-out workers would daydream about drinking on a beach. And internally, they console themselves that it’s five-o-clock somewhere. The anticipated “Happy Hour” will come soon.

7. “Somewhere On A Beach” by Dierks Bentley

Dierks Bentley - Somewhere On A Beach (Official Music Video)Dierks Bentley – Somewhere On A Beach (Official Music Video)

Looking for a catchy comeback tune? Dierks Bentley’s country song is about getting back into the scene after a nasty breakup. The song is about unwinding on the beach and spending time with new people.

In the song, the protagonist seems to be showing off to their ex to make a point. He about his new girl and say she is better than his ex.

8. “Beer In Mexico” by Kenny Chesney

Kenny Chesney - Beer in MexicoKenny Chesney – Beer in Mexico

Insecurity can hit anytime and that is the subject of Kenny Chesney’s song “Beer In Mexico”. The story revolves around a man who is in a vulnerable position and is forced to make critical decisions.

He chose to clear his head first since he is not yet ready to make a decision. What’s a better idea than heading to a calm, tropical spot, thinking things over while enjoying a beer?

9. “Knee Deep” by Zac Brown Band

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

Finding paradise amidst the wide waves and seas is the theme of this jazzy song. It’s about a man attempting to get back on his feet following a breakup.

He bought a boat to get away from it all and went sailing to forget about his problems. The term “Knee Deep” refers to the protagonist’s desire to spend quality time on the beach and he did go all out on this urge!

10. “Coconut Tree” by Kenny Chesney and Willie Nelson

Kenny Chesney-Coconut Tree (With Willie Nelson)Kenny Chesney-Coconut Tree (With Willie Nelson)

This Afro-Caribbean-inspired masterpiece would make you want to go to the beach and have fun with family and friends. The lyrics imply the beauty of the environment and how refreshing it is for the mind.

It describes the tropical paradise as a place free from worries and stress. It entices the listeners to go and vacation. And come to think of it, why not?

11. “Margaritaville” by Jimmy Buffett

Jimmy Buffett - Margaritaville (Lyrics)Jimmy Buffett – Margaritaville (Lyrics)

This country song from the 1970s is all about the margarita drink. It’s based on a true story about Jimmy Buffett, who tried a margarita and loved it so much that he turned it into this well-known song.

The song was loved by audiences and it reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100. The song has a laid-back vibe to it and describes a tropical paradise that everyone wants to visit.

12. “Summertime” by Kenny Chesney

Kenny Chesney - Summertime (Official Video)Kenny Chesney – Summertime (Official Video)

Ready for summer? This song is about having fun and being carefree. Step outside, feel the grass with your feet, put on sunglasses, gather friends, and head to the docks.

Enjoy the gentle ocean breeze on your skin, and bring along your favorite bottle of wine to make the moment perfect. If you’re looking for great advice, this is the track to listen to!

13. “Pink Sunglasses” by Miranda Lambert

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A beach trip needs sunglasses, and pink ones add style to any outfit. The song is about getting dressed up for summer and even though pink glasses can elevate the look, Miranda exclusively mentions that you do not need pricey accessories to look nice. Just carefully choose and you’ll absolutely look fantastic.

14. “The Seashores Of Old Mexico” by Merle Haggard

The Seashores Of Old MexicoThe Seashores Of Old Mexico

Sometimes, we make bad choices in life that seem really hard to fix. It’s like the protagonist in Merle Haggard’s country song “The Seashores of Old Mexico” – they’re in a tough spot too.

The story is about a young man who runs away from charges. He goes to Mexico, but even there, he gambles and loses his money. Talk about making stupid decisions.

His next stop is a coastal town and luckily he meets a wonderful girl there and decides to make better choices from thereon. This song is also talks about second chances, and how things may improve if you become mindful of your actions.

15. “Beat This Summer” by Brad Paisley

Brad Paisley - Beat This Summer (Official Video)Brad Paisley – Beat This Summer (Official Video)

This simple song is about a sweet summer romance. The tune describes what couples can do in this season: riding the Ferris wheel and taking romantic walks on the beach, holding hands.

But here’s the funny thing: you two only stay together for a little while. When summer ends, the couples have to go their separate ways. But who knows, maybe they’ll meet again next summer.

16. “Vacation” by Thomas Rhett


Are you ready for some beach fun this summer? This upbeat song is about spending your holiday with your girl at the beach. The protagonist is a big fan of his girlfriend’s bikini and plans to apply sunscreen on her, along with other close actions!

Put this one on as you drive to the beach and drop hints to your girlfriend about things to do!

17. “Island Song” by Zac Brown Band

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This song talks about someone who is enjoys spending some alone time. They went to an island and are happy watching the beach, waves, bonfires, and people partying around.

And as the lyrics imply, he seemed to be having the time of his life trying different types of liquor. He is on vacation, so being laid back is okay.

18. “Water” by Brad Paisley

Brad Paisley - WaterBrad Paisley – Water

If you think of having fun with water what comes to your mind? The beach of course! But this Brad Paisley song is all about other fun stuff with water.

The activities included playing by the riverbank, skinny dipping, wet t-shirt contests on the beach, or lounging on a kiddy pool. It is the best way to cool off during the hot summer days.

19. “Six-Pack Summer” by Phil Vassar

Phil Vassar - Six-Pack SummerPhil Vassar – Six-Pack Summer

This entertaining article discusses summer activities. “Six-Pack Summer” refers to the beverages that people enjoy when relaxing during this time of year. It’s time to the beach to party and sunbathe. It’s a good time for BBQ parties and showing off your fit body.

20. “Drink In My Hand” by Eric Church

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

What is the best thing to do when hanging out on the beach? Go drinking with some friends while listening to good music. This rocking country song is everything a party song should be and is a great tune to energize the crowd.

Final Thoughts

Country beach songs are all about having a good time. They sing about the ocean, waves, parties, drinks, dancing, and love. These songs make you feel like soaking up the sun, wearing sunglasses, and getting a tan. Nothing beats summer fun at the beach.