Dreaming or planning the perfect vacation? Don’t forget to book your nail salon appointment too! We have curated a collection of the most beautiful tropical beach themed nails you can take with you for the next appointment.
Whether you’re flying to Mexico or sailing in the Mediterranean, a pretty manicure for the vacation is another reason to get excited about travelling. Stay true to the theme of your vacation, and check our collection of the pretties tropical beach themed nails that will match your destination perfectly.
Below are some of the hottest trends for tropical nails, followed by the selection of over 30 beautiful ideas you can use as an inspiration for your next trip to the nail salon.
Are you ready to find the perfect nail design for your vacation?
Tropical Beach Themed Nails Trends
- ocean and the sea inspired nails are probably the most used nail design as it’s easy to do it in so many colors, for different nail shapes and it always looks very classy without being over the top
- tropical palms are another repeating theme for tropical beach-themed nails, usually painted on a backdrops of a dramatic sunset or dark purple skies
- there are no beach inspired nails without the beach treasures – shells, sea creatures and waves are a popular motives to use on vacation nails
- bright vibrant single tone colors on all nails – to keep it simple and yet make your nails pop against the tropical background, you can use a bright color like orange or turquoise to make your nails beach ready without all the fuss around nail art
Prettiest Tropical Beach Themed Nails
Here are some of the prettiest tropical and beach themed nails we have found on Instagram. If you would like to see more from the same nail artist, you can visit their Instagram profile by clicking the link below the image.
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1. Pastel Sea Treasures
Carry the treasures of the sea on your own nails!
2. Ocean and the Sand
Beautiful natural shapes of the ocean waves with the dust of the sand – you can almost hear them!
3. The Deep Sea Nails
Spot the tiny shells in this tropical inspired manicure, perfect for the exotic gateway you planned.
4. Pink Sunset Nails
Do you love a bit of color? In that case hot pink is the shade to go for, and palm tree outlines the nail art to include.
5. The Glow of the Ocean
The glow of the Ocean and mermaid dreams are perfectly capture in this pretty ocean manicure.
6. Pastel Sunset Nails
Paint the whole sunset landscape on your nails!
7. Mismatched Tropical Beach Nails
Can’t choose just one colour? Opt for mismatched nails in a complimenting color combination of light blue as the symbol of the ocean, and beige for the sand. Palm trees are optional.
8. Palm Trees on Fire
Capture the essence of late summer sunsets on your nails, complete with beautiful palm tree nail art.
9. Ombre Ocean Nails with Palm Trees
Elevate your blue and pink ombre manicure with tropical nail art.
10. Abstract Sunset Inspired Nails
Take the colors of the sunset and mix them skillfully on your nails. The result is the pretties manicure under the sun.
11. Ocean Scenes Nails
Use each nail as a canvas, and create a tropical scene that’s worth remembering.
12. Pastel Ocean Inspired Nails
Ocean waves can take many shapes, in this case they also come in pastel colors.
13. The Jewels of the Ocean Nails
Beautiful nails that symbolize the depth of the ocean and the golden glow of the sun reflecting on the surface.
14. Ocean French Tips
Are you looking to keep it stylish, but on theme? In that case, these ocean inspired French tips are the perfect solution.
15. Neon Sunset Inspired Nails
Sunset colors are not your thing? You can go as wild as here, with neon colors symbolizing an energizing sunset.
16. Classic Turquoise Nails
A classic vacation manicure that never fails to impress. Best of all – you can easily do it yourself and touch up while in the destination.
17. Ocean Nails with Botanical Nail Art
Pretty ocean nails elevated with a simple gold botanical print.
18. Delicate Beige Ocean Nails
Use natural neutral colors to capture the same essence of the ocean without going bold with blue.
19. Pretty Vacation Nails
Minimalist nails but make them quirky.
20. Ocean Waves Nails
Ocean waves hitting the shore are perfectly captured in this pretty manicure.
21. Vacation Theme Bright Nails
Bright and bold, just how vacation nails should be.
22. Elegant White Tropical Nails
Keep this pretty and simple and opt for single nail polish color combined with one statement nail.
23. Hot Pink Vacation Nails
Hot pink is the perfect match for your vacation tan.
24. Mermaid Treasures Nails
Mermaid nails never looked more pretty.
25. Light Ombre Ocean Nails
Gorgeous baby blue color looks especially pretty when combined with your tanned hands.
26. Marble Ocean Nails
Pretty marble nails in ocean colors.
27. Neon Palm Tree Nails
Neon coffin nails perfectly matched with tropical nail art.
30. Neon French Tips Nails
Make your color shine by using neon shades with black nail art.
31. Abstract Vibrant Tropical Nails
Mint green, orange and hot pink are the perfect match for your new tan.
32. Pink and Orange Vacation Nails
Look no further than pink and orange ombre for your vacation anails.
33. Pink Palm Tree Nails
The colors of the sea and sunset are beautifully reflected in this tropical manicure.
34. Tropical Botanicals Nails
Take an inspiration from nature when choosing your tropical manicure.
35. Sea Creatures Nails
Capture the depths of the sea on your nails.