Quotes That Will Get You in a Beach State of Mind

Summertime beach vibes already abound in Emerald Isle, North Carolina. Are you longing for the peace and tranquility of sun, sand and sea? Do you want to feel the soft sand between your toes? The warm sun on your skin? Then go ahead and book your next NC beach vacation in Emerald Isle then start counting down the days until you're here enjoying island life with us. Until then, here are some of the best coastal quotes to get you in a beach state of mind. 

"The beach is definitely where I feel most at home. It’s my oxygen. I forget how much I need it sometimes when I’m away working." –Behati Prinsloo

The beach is our home and we want to share it with you! Whether it's just a few weeks out of your summer or on a more permanent basis, you definitely need more beach in your life. 

"A simple life is good with me. I don’t need a whole lot. For me, a T-shirt, a pair of shorts, barefoot on a beach and I’m happy." –Yanni

The simple things in life are the best things. You don't need much for a relaxing beach vacation, but you do need to be here. So what are you waiting for?

"As the ocean is never full of water, so is the heart never full of love." –Unknown

There are so many life lessons that the beach can teach you. Just being at the beach is inspiring on a daily basis. You never know what it will teach you but it's always worth showing up.

"One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach." –Anne Lindbergh

Coastal beauty is limitless and there's no shortage of shells for you to find on Emerald Isle beach. Your pockets will be full before you ever run out of coastal treasures to collect. 

“In every outthrust headland, in every curving beach, in every grain of sand there is the story of the earth.” 

–Rachel Carson

Rachel Carson has a special place in our hearts here on the Crystal Coast of North Carolina. She knows a little something about nature's wonder and abundant beauty. Have you been to the Rachel Carson Reserve in nearby Beaufort, NC? You should! Put it on your beach vacation bucket list.

"I could never stay long enough on the shore; the tang of the untainted, fresh, and free sea air was like a cool, quieting thought." –Helen Keller

You don't even have to see the beach with your eyes to feel its tranquil magnificence and to soak up the calming coastal elements. You can never get enough of its majestic presence. Maybe it's time to make the move from Emerald Isle vacationing to Emerald Isle living to enjoy the perks of beach life every day. 

"To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude." –Jeanne Moreau

Yes, yes it is. A little quiet solitude never hurt anyone. In fact, more of it is needed in this day and age of go, go, go. Take time to stop and watch the sunset. Feel the sand under your feet. Listen to the crash of the waves. And just be still for a moment.

"Don’t grow up too quickly, lest you forget how much you love the beach." 

–Michelle Held

Kids, or kids-at-heart, are never bored on the beach! They are easily occupied and entertained with what the sand, water and coastal elements provide. Recapture that child-like love of the beach and feel young again.

"After a visit to the beach, it’s hard to believe that we live in a material world." 

–Pam Shaw

All that glitters isn't gold. But you can always count on the sun, sand, sea and sky to reflect the purest forms of beauty in the natural world. Forget everything else for a while and set your sights and your mind on those things.

"For whatever we lose (like a you or a me), it’s always our self we find in the sea." 

–E.E. Cummings

Are you feeling lost? Blue? Disconnected? Come back to where you can find yourself again. Renew, rejuvenate and reconnect with what matters most right here. The beach is the best place in the world to reset your mind, your mood, and your life.

"Our memories of the ocean will linger on, long after our footprints in the sand are gone." –Anonymous

Isn't it time you made some beach memories?

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