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The Songs to Add to Your Beach Day Playlist

The Songs to Add to Your Beach Day Playlist

An ocean breeze puts the mind at ease, but a beach playlist brings comfort to the soul. Here's the perfect California beach day playlist.


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November 06, 2020

The beach is our happy place. Whether we're spending a weekend in swoon-worthy beach towns, visiting one of the most unique beaches in the state for a day, or camping overnight by the sea, it's hard to beat the feeling you get when relaxing at California's beaches. Life is different at the beach; the ocean kisses the shoreline, the waves dance in synchronization with the waters, and the warm grains of sand hug your feet.

Offering the best escape anyone can have, the Golden State’s beaches are full of surprises; all that’s left is the perfect feel-good California playlist to brighten up your day. While the ocean breeze puts the mind at ease, a beach day playlist can bring comfort to the soul. So, for your next California beach trip, spend a few hours in bliss while jamming to your beach day playlist. (Don't forget to crank up the ultimate road trip playlist on your way there.) Give these beach tunes a listen on Spotify

The Beach Playlist You’ll Have On Repeat 

Spending your weekend chillin' by the beach? Crank this beach music playlist while enjoying the scenery.

1. “Hey, Soul Sister” by Train

2. “Can’t Stop” by Red Hot Chili Peppers

3. “Only the Ocean” by Jack Johnson

4. “Rain On Me” by Ariana Grande and Lady Gaga

5. “Going Back to Cali” by The Notorious B.I.G.

6. “Señorita” by Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello

7. “Bad Guy” by Billie Eilish

8. “California” by The Lagoons

9. “Surfin' USA” by The Beach Boys

10. “Into the Great Wide Open” by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

11. “Surf Wax America” by Weezer

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Your New Favorite Beach Trip Playlist

This awesome beach trip playlist will have you smiling and groovin' by the sandy shore.

1. “Get Lucky” by Daft Punk and Pharrell Williams

2. “Show It” by Ahruh and Matt Davy

3. “Doin' Time/Summertime” by Sublime

4. “Keep Floatin'” by Mac Miller and Wiz Khalifa

5. “Surfin' Safari” by The Beach Boys

6. “This Is How We Do” by Katy Perry

7. “It Was a Good Day” by Ice Cube

8. “Wow” by Beck

9. “California Sun” by The Ramones

10. “Chanel” by Frank Ocean

Chill Beach Playlist

There's nothing more soothing to the soul than walking along the water and listening to a relaxing beach music playlist.

1. “Feels Like Summer” by Childish Gambino

2. “Changes” by Tupac Shakur

3. “Ocean Drive” by Duke Dumont

4. “The Joker” by The Steve Miller Band

5. “Get Back” by The Beatles

6. “Dark Necessities” by Red Hot Chili Peppers

7. “California Dreamin’” by The Mamas and The Papas

8. “I’m Yours” by Jason Mraz

9. “West Coast” by Lana Del Rey

10. “Ocean Eyes” by Billie Eilish

The Ultimate Beach Vacation Playlist

Lounge on the sandy shores and soak in the sun while vibin' with this beach vacation playlist.

1. “Let's Get It Started” by The Black Eyed Peas

2. “California Nights” by Best Coast

3. “Little Duece Coupe” by The Beach Boys

4. “Cake by the Ocean” by DNCE

5. “Wipe Out” by Surfaris

6. “Juice” by Lizzo

7. “The Sweet Escape” by Gwen Stefani

8. “Beat It” by Michael Jackson

9. “Crazy in Love” by Beyoncé and Jay-Z

10. “Say So” by Doja Cat

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