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298 Sun Captions For Instagram & Sunshine Captions For Instagram

If you’re looking for the best sun quotes, puns and sunshine captions for your Instagram photos look no further – you’ll find them all here. 

We all know the feeling when you’ve got so many beautiful sunshine photos in the sun to post but you’re just stuck for what to write in the Instagram caption. 

Here you’ll find lots of ideas for inspiration – from sun captions to sunshine quotes and puns.

This article cuts out all the hard work of trying to come up with captions or quotes for your Instagram sunshine photos.

It gives you 298 of the best Instagram short captions, meaningful captions, quotes about sunshine, one-liners and puns, as well as popular song lyrics about sunshine!

Getting the light right for your Instagram pictures is important, whether it’s for a sunrise, during the middle of the day or during sunset, so also make sure to check out this guide on how to predict a good sunrise, as well as how to edit sunset photos with Lightroom Presets.

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If you are looking for a sun or sunlight caption for Instagram you’ll find plenty here!

 1. These are the sunlight days.

2. Nothing but sandy skin and summer smiles.

3. Sundays are for sunshine.

4. The sunlight paints us gold.

5. Sunshine is the best medicine.

6. You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy ice cream … and that’s pretty much the same thing.

7. A kind of sunlight one remembers for a lifetime.

8. Sunlight is the best light.

9. Sunlight runs in my blood.

10. Sunshine is my favorite accessory.

11. All that glitters really is sunlight.

12. Life is a sunlight ride.

13. Stay sunlit.


14. I want to paint sunlight.

15. Moonlight is sculpture; sunlight is painting.

16. Sunshine fills me with love and hope.

17. Sunlight brings out the world’s beauty.

18. Even the sun is jealous of the way we shine.

19. Inspiration is like a glimmer of sunlight through a forest of shadows.

20. Touch seems to be as essential as sunlight.

21. Everything is better in the sunlight.

22. It’s like I have a window in my chest where sunlight is pouring in.

23. Find me under the palms.

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24. Kissed by the sun.

25. Let your goals and ambitions sun kiss your hard work.

26. Sunkissed.

27. Summer: Sun-kissed and salty.

28. Sunkissed skin and salty kisses.

29. Wake up to a sun-kissed day

30. Feelin’ sunny.

31. Sun goddess.

32. Let’s go somewhere the sun kisses the ocean.

33. She is not sun-kissed, she kisses the sun.

34. Sandy toes and a sun-kissed nose.

35. Salty air, sunkissed hair.

36. Feel the sunkiss, while others notice sunburns.

37. Sun babe.

38. Get your shine on.


39. Sunny life.

40. Not always SUNNY but in a SUNNY state of mind.

41. I was made for sunny days.

42. Happiness is my bicycle and a sunny day.

43. If it was sunny every day then we would start taking it for granted.

44. No clouds in my sunny day.

45. Happiness is waking up to a sunny day.

46. Happiness is a sunny day.

47. We need the storms, the overcast days to help us appreciate the sunny days.

48. Sunny days give us happiness.

49. Sunny day, happy day.

50. Feeling sunny day vibes right now.

51. I got me a sunny day.

52. If you only walk on sunny days you’ll never reach your destination.

53. Cheers! It’s a sunny day.

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54. Shine like sunlight.

55. The sun the bright sun, that brings back, not light alone, but new life, and hope, and freshness to man.

56. Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine.

57. Don’t let anybody steal your sunshine.

58. Invest the sunlight in your selfie.

59. Happiness is feeling sunlight on your face.

60. Sunshine always inspires me.

61. The sun shines for everyone.

62. Radiate positivity.


63. Some days you just have to create your own sunshine.

64. Where there is sunshine, the doctor starves.

65. Dreams are made of sand and sun

66. You make me happy in a way only the sun can do.

67. Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.

68. Like sunshine, music is a powerful force that can instantly and almost chemically changes your entire mood.

69. When you can’t find the sunshine, be the sunshine

70. The sun always shines above the clouds

71. The sun shines not on us, but in us.

72. Everything is fine when there is sunshine

73. It’s always summer in my heart and in my soul.

74. Life is better when you’re under the sun

75. Compliment people wherever you go. Praise every single thing you see, be a ray of sunshine to everyone you meet.


76. Soak up the sun.

77. Be the sunshine.

78. You are the sun.

79. Soul full of sunshine.

80. Paradise found

81. Soak up the sun

82. Fun & Sun.

83. That summer feeling

84. Sun, sand and pineapple in hand.

85. Live by the sun.

86. A multitude of suns.

87. The sun will rise again.

88. Let the sun shine.

89. Shine bright

90. Hello sunshine.

91. Pray for sun.

92. Chase the sun.

93. Give like the sun.

94. Here comes the sun

95. Sun, please.

96. Powered by sunshine


97. Sunshine state of mind.

98. Create your own sunshine.

99. You are my sunshine

100. I look over at you and see sunshine.

101. Endless sunshine.

102. Be the sunshine in someone’s life.

103. Sunshine on my mind.

104. Just blue skies and sunshine.

105. Stay close to people who feel like sunshine.

106. Sunshine looks good on me!

107. Got that sunshine in my pocket.

108. Living in the sunshine.

109. Walkin’ on sunshine

110. Sunshine makes me happy

111. Feeling the endless sunshine.

112. A good laugh is sunshine in the house.

113. Sunshine is free.

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114. Watch more sunsets than Netflix.

115. What does the sun drink out of? Sunglasses!

116. Sun’s out buns out.

117. Keep calm and lay in the sun.

118. A sunny thing happened on the way.

119. Tropic like it’s hot!

120. Sun of a beach.

121. Summer should get a speeding ticket.

122. An ocean breeze puts the mind at ease.


123. A sunny thing happened on the way over here

124. Tis the sea-sun

125. You’re the zest

126. Don’t worry, beach happy.

127. Sea you at the beach

128. All suns blazing

129. I stayed up all night to see where the sun went, and then it dawned on me

130. Let’s seas the day

131. Shake your palm palms

132. What does the sun drink out of? Sunglasses!

133. Sun and games

134. Anything is popsicle when I’m with you

135. Been there, sun that

136. Girls just wanna have sun

137. I’m hot for you

138. Sun and dusted

139. Summer — that crazy little sun of a beach.


140. Be grateful for good friends, hot sun, and clear water.

141. High tides and good vibes.

142. Nothing but good vibes and blue skies.

143. Make your own sunshine.

144. Tan lines fade, but friends are forever.

145. Summer nights and city lights.

146. I’m all about sun days.

147. In a sunshine state of mind.

148. Just trying to live in the sunshine.

149. Live by the sun, love by the moon.

150. Follow the sun.

151. Life is better when you’re under the sun.

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152. Every summer has a story

153. Happiness is air-conditioning on a hot summer night.

154. Summertime and I am feeling fine

155. Never stop chasing your summer.

156. Tan lines, salt in my hair, sand in my toes: Paradise

157. It’s always summer in my heart and in my soul.

158. Wake me up when it’s summer.

159. Summer is here, I’m in the process of moving all my bad habits outdoors.

160. Love you to the beach and back

161. Cheers to summer.

162. Hello, summer.

163. I stay in vacation mode.

164. Summer is the best I’ve ever felt.

165. I’m dreaming of a hot summer.

166. Summer is here and I am vibing

167. Sun, sand and a drink in my hand.

168. Summer is the best excuse for lazy days.

169. Summertime and the livin’ is easy.

170. Summer nights and city lights.

171. Friends, sun, sand and sea – that sounds like summer to me.


172. She sparkles like sunshine.

173. Nothing but sandy skin and summer smiles I see all day

174. What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity.

175. Forever chasing the sun.

176. I did my best for these tan lines.

177. Girls just wanna have sun.

178. Keep rising.

179. I want to smile at the sun.

180. Sun. Cocktails. Bikinis. Palm trees.

181. She just shines.


182. “We have been friends together in sunshine and in shade” – Caroline Norton

183. “Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.” – Helen Keller

184. “He that will enjoy the brightness of sunshine, must quit the coolness of the shade.” – Unknown

185. “To be happy, you must be your own sunshine.” – C.E. Jerningham

186. “Friends are the sunshine of life.” – John Hay

187. “The sun is a daily reminder that we, too, can rise from the darkness, that we too can shine our own light.”– Sara Ajna

188. “Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo

189. “Some people are so much sunshine to the square inch.” – Walt Whitman

190. “May sunshine surround you each new day and may smiles and love never be far away.” – Catherine Pulsifer

191. “Bring sunshine into the place you enter.” – Latika Teotia

192. “Look at the sunny side of everything.” – Christian D. Larson

193. “Live in the sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink in the wild air.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

194. “Some old fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.” – Laura Ingalls Wilder


195. “‘Cause a little bit of summer’s what the whole year’s all about.” — John Mayer, ‘Wildfire’

196. “Some of the best memories are made in flip flops.” – Kellie Elmore

197. “Dear Winter, I’m breaking up with you, I think it’s time I start seeing other seasons, Summer is hotter than you.” – Unknown

198. “Summer afternoon – to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” – Henry James

199. “And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

200. “I love how summer just wraps its arms around you like a warm blanket.” – Kellie Elmore

201. “Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.” – John Lubbock

202. “In summer, the song sings itself.” – William Carlos Williams

203. “Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August.” – Jenny Han

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204. “Make hay while the sun shines.” – Miguel de Cervantes

205. “Whisky is liquid sunshine.” George Bernard Shaw

206. “Marriages are like the weather, some rainy, some storms but mostly sunny days.” – Catherine Pulsifer

207. “Good times and tan lines. Life is a mixture of sunshine and rain, teardrops and laughter, pleasure and pain.” – Unknown

208. “Humour – The sunshine of the mind.” – Bulwer-Lytton


209. “If you want to shine like a sun, first burn like a sun.” – A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

210. “Look forward, in the direction of sunshine.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

211. “Sunshine is a welcome thing, It brings a lot of brightness.” – Jimmie David

212. “I’m just a simple guy, I live from day today. A ray of sunshine melts my frown and blows my blues away.” – Led Zeppelin

213. “A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.” – Steve Martin

214. “The sun, the bright sun, that brings back, not light alone, but new life, and hope, and freshness to man.” – Charles Dickens

215. “Change, like sunshine, can be a friend or a foe, a blessing or a curse, a dawn or a dusk.”  – William Arthur Ward

216. “A meal without wine is like a day without sunshine, except that on a day without sunshine you can still get drunk.” – Lee Entrekin

217. “O, Sunlight! The most precious gold to be found on Earth.” Roman Payne


218. “If you see the sunshine, feel the sunshine then you feel good. But if your focus is only on the clouds and the dark sky then you may find yourself a bit gloomy.” – Catherine Pulsifer

219. “Don’t let the shadows of yesterday spoil the sunshine of today.” – Nandina Morris

220. “Anyone’s life truly lived consists of work, sunshine, exercise, soap, plenty of fresh air, and a happy contented spirit.” – Lillie Langtry

221. “Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.” – James M. Barrie

222. “If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you’ll never enjoy the sunshine.” – Morris West 

223. “To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.” – David Viscott

224. “May you see sunshine where others see shadows and opportunities where others see obstacles.” – Unknown 

225. “Today, give a stranger one of your smiles. It might be the only sunshine he sees all day.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

226. “Get off the track of doubt and gloom, get on the sunshine track, there’s room.” – Unknown

227. “It’s the artist’s business to create sunshine when the sun falls.” – Romain Rolland 


228. “Let there be sunshine in your soul today!” – Unknown

229. “If I do but one thing today, may I be human sunshine for someone.” – Butterflies Rising

230. “Sunshine and happiness go together like fish and chips!” – Catherine Pulsifer

231. “Far away, there in the sunshine, are my highest aspirations.” – Unknown

232. “Faith is the virtue of the storm, just as the happiness is the virtue of sunshine.” – Ruth Fulton Benedict

233. “The sun doesn’t shine forever, but as long as it’s here then we might as well shine together, better now than never.” – Diddy, Busta Rhymes

234. “You brighten up my day in my darkest time, sunshine.” – Unknown

235. “The sun is alone, too, but it still shines.” – Unknown

236. “Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows.” – Robert Green Ingersoll

237. “A compliment is verbal sunshine.” – Robert Orbe

238. “Anything is possible with sunshine and a little pink.” – Lilly Pulitzer

239. “Keep your face towards the sunshine – and the shadows will fall behind you.” – Walt Whitman

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240. “Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.” – Victor Hugo

241. “But once in a while, you pick the right thing, the exact best thing. Every day, the moment you open your eyes and pull off your blankets, that’s what you hope for. The sunshine on your face, warm enough to make you heart sing.” Sarah Ockler, Bittersweet

242. “May sunshine surround you each new day. And may smiles and love never be far away.” – Catherine Pulsifer

243. “There is sunshine in my soul today.” – Unknown

244. “Laughter is a sunbeam of the soul.” – Thomas Mann

245. “A sunny disposition is worth more than a fortune.” – Andrew Carnegie


246. “May the sunshine of comfort shine through the gloom of despair.”

247. “Sunshine cannot bleach the snow, nor time unmake what poets know.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

248. “A light wind swept over the corn, and all nature laughed in the sunshine.” – Anne Bronte

249. “You make my wrong right, like the sunshine make my dark bright you up my downside in so many ways. You bring me hope, you make my life roll.” – Unknown

250. “Any patch of sunlight in a wood will show you something about the sun which you could never get from reading books on astronomy. These pure and spontaneous pleasures are ‘patches of Godlight’ in the woods of our experience.” C.S. Lewis

251. “Just living is not enough… One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” – Hans Christian Andersen

252. “If you dance like raindrops, there will always be sunshine.” – Curtis Tyrone Jones

253. “I used to cover my windows in heavy curtains, never drawn. Now I danced in the sunlight on my hardwood floors.” Kimberly Novosel, Loved


254. I drink a cup of sunlight every morning to brighten myself.

255. “When the sun rises, it rises for everyone.”

256. Good morning sunshine!

257. “Sun-kissed mornings are such a blessing.” Rahul Gehlot

258. “Have you ever looked up to the bright natural morning light and felt bad?” – Unknown

259. “To say goodbye, is to die a little. To say good morning, is a hope for a new sunshine in a cloudy winter.” – Nabil Toussi

260. “Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them.” – William Arthur Ward

261. “May the light of the morning sun shine upon you. May the deepest and sweetest love always find you.” Debasish Mridha

262. “The sunrise, of course, doesn’t care if we watch it or not. It will keep on being beautiful, even if no one bothers to look at it.” – Gene Amole

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263. The sun will drive away my clouds.

264. Sunshine comes to all who feel the rain.

265. Just remember, there was never a cloud that the sun couldn’t shine through.

266. “A cloudy day is no match for a sunny disposition.” -William Arthur Ward

267. “Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add colour to my sunset sky.” – Rabindranath Tagore

268. A cloudy day or a little sunshine has as great an influence on many constitutions as the most recent blessings or misfortunes.” – Joseph Addison

269. After the rain, the sun will reappear. There is life. After the pain, the joy will still be here.” – Walt Disney

270. “If you want to see the sunshine, you have to weather the storm.” – Frank Lane

271. “There is nothing more beautiful than a rainbow, but it takes both rain and sunshine to make a rainbow.” – Roy T. Bennett

272. “The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world’s joy.” — Henry Ward Beecher


273. “A cloudy evening has the sun rays in them that shine through to make the earth glow.” – Dilisha Tendulkar

274. “Think of the day alive with sunshine, not the dismal days of rain.” – Robert E. Farley

275. “Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine.” — Mario Fernández

276. “Thunderstorms are as much our friends as the sunshine.” Criss Jami, Killosophy

277. “Don’t confuse your path with the destination. Just because it’s stormy now, it doesn’t mean you are not headed for the sunshine.” – Unknown

278. “There is beauty even in the cold and cloudy days of life. You just have to look a little deeper.” -Taj Pacleb

279. “The greater your storm, the brighter your rainbow.” – Unknown

280. “You can’t make a cloudy day a sunny day, but can embrace it and decide it’s going to be a good day after all.” -Jane Lynch

281. “I love the cloudy days for they, too, contain beauty.” – Julie Parker

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282. “You are my sunshine, my only sunshine. You make me happy when skies are gray.” — Johnny Cash, “You Are My Sunshine”

283. “Sunshine through my window, that’s what you are my shining star. Making me feel I’m on top of the world, telling me I’ll go far.” – Gabrielle, Sunshine

284. “Cover me in sunshine, shower me with good times.” – P!nk, Willow Sage Hart, ‘Cover Me In Sunshine’

285. “Cause there’s a place in the sun where there’s hope for everyone, where my poor restless heart’s gotta run.
There’s a place in the sun and before my life is done, gotta find me a place in the sun.” Stevie Wonder, ‘A Place In The Sun’

286. “We had joy, we had fun, we had seasons in the sun.” – Westlife, ‘Seasons In The Sun’

287. “You’ll get up off the ground ’cause morning rolls around and it’s another day of sun.” — La La Land, ‘Another Day of Sun’

288. “I got that sunshine in my pocket, got that good soul in my feet.” – Justin Timberlake ‘Can’t Stop The Feeling’

289. “Well sometimes the sun shines on other people’s houses and not mine.
Some days the clouds paint the sky all grey and it takes away my summertime.
Somehow the sun keeps shining upon you, while I struggle to get mine.
If there’s a light in everybody, send out your ray of sunshine.” – Jason Mraz, ‘Sunshine Song’

290. “Here comes the sun, and I say, it’s all right.” — The Beatles, ‘Here Comes the Sun’

291. ‘Sun is shining, weather is sweet. Make you want to move your dancing feet, now. When the morning gather the rainbows, want you to know I’m a rainbow too.’ – Bob Marley, ‘Sun is Shining’

292. “I know it’s up for me if you steal my sunshine. Making sure I’m not in too deep if you steal my sunshine.  Keeping versed and on my feet if you steal my sunshine.” – LEN ‘Steal My Sunshine’

293. “I’m walking on sunshine, wow!” — Katrina and the Waves, ‘Walking on Sunshine’

294. “Ain’t no sunshine when she’s gone, it’s not warm when she’s away. Ain’t no sunshine when she’s gone and she’s always gone too long, anytime she’s goes away.” – Bill Withers, ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’

295. “Waiting for the sun. Can you feel it now that spring has come and it’s time to live in the scattered sun. Waiting for the sun.” – The Doors, ‘Waiting For The Sun’

296. “I’ve got sunshine on a cloudy day.” – The Temptations, ‘My Girl’

297. “I got a pocket, got a pocketful of sunshine.” — Natasha Bedingfield, ‘Pocketful of Sunshine’

298. “Runnin’ through this strange life chasin’ all them green lights. Throwin’ up the shade for a little bit of sunshine, hit me with them good vibes.” – One Republic, ‘Sunshine’



Hopefully you enjoyed these 298 sun captions and quotes for Instagram and were able to find the perfect one to go with your sunshine photos! Whether it’s a famous quote, a funny pun, short captions or song lyric, you’ll find one perfect for your sunshine Instagram photo!

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