15 Beach Nail Designs for Your Next Vacation

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These beach nail designs are perfect for your next vacation or staycation. These designs are unique, trendy, and so fun to wear.

You’ll love showing off your nails when you hit the beach or sit by the pool for a weekend getaway.

I’ve rounded up a collection of both detailed and simple designs, so you’re sure to find a design that fits your style.

1. Dip Manicure

diy beach nails
Credit: dipnailsbyt

These beach nails are absolutely amazing. A dip manicure is a type of nail treatment that uses a powder to give your nails a smooth, even finish.

2. Summer Sunset

sunset nails
Credit: gemsgels_andbrows

These simple nails remind me of a summer sunset on the beach. If you want your nails to match a sunrise, I would use colors like blue and orange.

3. Mermaid Nails

mermaid nails
Credit: getnailedwithshay

This is actually my first time seeing mermaid tail nails, and I’m in love with them. The great thing about this design is that it would look great with your natural nails. If you want to DIY your nails, I recommend these mermaid nail wraps.

4. Purple and Blue

blue and purple nails
Credit: gottnails

You may have noticed that most beach-themed nails are blue. For that reason, I thought it would be nice to add a little purple to the mix.

5. White Seashell Nails

white seashell nails
Credit: hheather_nails

I think these white seashell nails would be perfect for a summer wedding or other summer event.

6. Muted Colors

cream and tan beach nails
Credit: micanails2145514

If you love more muted colors, but still want to have fun with your nails, these tan and cream-colored nails are the way to go.

7. Gems and Texture

beach nails with gems
Credit: nails.and.hamer

These nails use plenty of gems and have lots of texture. If you want to go all out with your beach nails, this design is perfect for you.

8. Beachy Nails

real nail beach design
Credit: needtopaint

If you have long nails, this is a cool beachy design to consider. You don’t need acrylics to achieve a beautiful nail design.

9. Hand-Painted Nails

hand painted beach nails
Credit: ohmynailsnyc

These hand-painted summer nails are stunning. They look simple, but at the same time quite detailed and unique.

10. Simple and Trendy

red and orange press on nails
Credit: polish.lab.rat

I love when I spot a beautiful set of press-on nails. These colorful nails are perfect for the beach, or summertime in general. If you’re looking for trendy press on nails, I highly recommend checking out Etsy. Press-on nails have definitely come a long way in recent years.

11. Orange and Gold Glitter

orange and gold beach nails
Credit: polished_tips_to_toes

These orange and gold glitter nails are the perfect vacation nails. If you’re planning a beach vacation, these nails would look great on you.

12. Sea Bed Gradient

ocean ombre nails
Credit: polishthatup

These ocean nails use a sea bed gradient. The color choice that was used is perfect. The colors go so well together.

13. Bold Colors

Hawaii nail ideas
Credit: samellisonbeauty

Here’s a design that’s ready for a Hawaiian vacation. If you like this design, you can talk to your nail tech about playing around with a different color palette.

14. Natural Nails

real nails polished
Credit: alliem_nails

Show off your natural nails with this cute and simple nail look. Play around with different shades of white and blue.

15. Gold Foil Accents

gold foil nails
Credit: angelic_nailz

These nails feature a beautiful aqua blue color palette and lovely gold foil accents. These nails are perfect for a day sitting by the pool.

I hope you enjoyed these beautiful beach nail designs. They are perfect for summertime or any time you need a little bit of sunshine in your life. With so many options to choose from, you can find the perfect design to suit your personality and style.

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