Instagram is full of sunset pictures. To be precise, there are more than 260 million posts using the #sunset hashtag. So how do you make your Instagram post stand out? Start by choosing a captivating caption that matches the beauty of the photo. Whether you’re looking for funny sunset puns or romantic sunset captions, you’re in the right place with this bumper list of the best sunset captions for Instagram.
250 Instagram Captions for Sunset Pictures
If there is anything that we could all use more of – it’s sunsets. Each one is different and beautiful in it’s own way. On top of that some of my most popular photos on Instagram are of sunsets, especially those accompanied by good sunset captions. So I’ve spent hours collecting 250 of the best Instagram sunset captions and organised them by category.
Short Sunset Captions
1. Mother Nature doesn’t need a filter.
2. Sunset state of mind.
3. Fifty shades of pink.
4. Born to chase sunsets.
5. The setting sun kindled the sky.
6. Sunset. This is my favorite color.
7. The only kinds of sunsets that I don’t like are the ones that I missed.
8. You can never watch too many sunsets.
9. Cherish every sunset.
10. The sky is aglow with the setting sun.
11. Witnessing the beauty and awe of the evening.
12. Cloudy days make gorgeous reds.
13. No two bright evenings are ever the same.
14. Serenity while the sky is on fire.
15. The sky splashed with vibrant colors.
16. A promise of a new tomorrow.
17. Oh, these radiant colors of the evening.
18. Ride off into your sunset.
19. Love like a sunset.
20. I long for endless evening colors.
21. Everything gets hotter when the sun goes down.
Short Instagram Captions for Sunsets
22. That girl that gets really excited when the sky is in pretty colors
23. Our planet is an amazing place. Especially at dusk.
24. Adore gold skies
25. Sunsets are one thing in life that won’t wait.
26. Paint the sky. Make it yours.
27. Pink haze, perfect days.
28. Born to chase oranges, yellows, and blues.
29. The sunset sky speaks of a thousand of colors.
30. Wait till the sunset to shine like a star.
31. Priceless sunset with the best.
32. Sunsets and palm trees.
33. Everything is fine where there is sunshine.
34. The evening always delivers.
35. “Sunset is the opening music of the night.” – Mehmet Murat Ildan
36. Sunset breeze always colorful
37. Somewhere between heaven and Earth
38. Grateful for sunsets
39. Ocean child
40. Faith looks up
41. Sunkissed nose
42. Stay till the sun sets
Sunset Quotes Short and Sweet
43. Another day, another dollar
44. Clear your mind, watch the sky
45. Sunsets always bring a fresh start
46. Sunrise, sunburn, sunset, repeat.
47. Breathe in the sunset.
48. Food, friends, sunsets.
49. “The horizon changes but the sun does not.” – Joyce Rachelle
50. Pure magic.
51. Sunsets and silhouettes.
52. Sunset. Funset.
53. Sunset skies. Life is good.
54. Endless horizons and blood-red skies.
55. Sunset vibes and happy times.
56. My happy place.
57. Sand, sea, and sunsets.
58. Here I am, collecting memories.
59. “Every sunset is an opportunity to reset.” – Richie Norton
60. A setting sun setting fire to the sea and sand.
61. A moment of saffron and gold.
62. Cotton-candy sunsets.
63. I dream in the colors of the sunset
More Short Sunset Quotes
64. And in this moment, the world felt still.
65. Okay Mother Nature, you win.
66. For a minute there, I lost myself.
67. Watch more sunsets than Netflix.
68. Here comes the sunset
69. Something beautiful is on the horizon
70. I just need more sunsets
71. Many things in life can wait, but the sunset won’t, watch it.
72. A sunset should never go unnoticed.
73. “It is almost impossible to watch a sunset and not dream” – Bernard Williams
74. I long for endless horizons
75. Paradise found
76. Forever chasing sunsets.
77. Even the sun sets in paradise
78. Some moments are gold
79. Happiness – Available from a sunset near you
80. Let’s go somewhere where the sun kisses the beach
81. Every time I see a sunset my heart skips a beat
82. That feeling when it’s just you and a beautiful sunset…
83. All you need is love and sunsets
84. I never met a sunset I didn’t like.
85. It’s the simple things that are the most beautiful.
Funny Sunset Captions
86. When the sky turns pink, it’s time for a drink!
87. If I could lick the sunset, I’ll bet it would taste like Neapolitan ice cream. – Jarod Kintz
88. Golden hour is my happy hour
89. “Not everyone has to ride off into the sunset with a man. Some of us just want a tan.” — Mandy Hale
90. Girls just wanna have sun.
91. Sunrise and sunset are two important moments. But people usually yawn…
92. “I thought that watching a sunset would help, but it left me more in the dark.”
93. After every sunset comes a new sunrise… followed by a breakfast.
94. Sunsets are boring….Said no-one, ever.
95. Erm…okay, so who painted the sky?
96. “I stayed up all night to see where the sun went. Then it dawned on me.”
97. “I tried to see the sunset but there was dusk in my eyes.”
98. “Race to the sunset? Bet I’ll beach you there.”
99. “It’s all sun and games until somebody gets hurt…or burnt.”
100. “Reading while sunbathing makes you well-red.”
101. Sun of a beach that’s a nice sunset!
102. “Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder.”
103. “Beach daze, always.”
104. “Shell-abrate good times and tan lines.”
Sunset Instagram Captions about the Oceans
105. Let’s go somewhere the sun kisses the ocean.
106. There’s nothing quite like watching the sun paint the sky shades of pink and purple near the ocean.
107. “Sunset is so marvellous that even the sun itself watches it every day in the reflections of the infinite oceans!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan
108. “Don’t forget: Beautiful sunsets need cloudy skies” – Paulo Coelho
109. The ocean and the sunset. The most relaxing way to end your evening.
110. It will blow you away when you observe the sun going down for the night near the ocean.
111. Fiery colors and the ocean are breathtaking together.
112. It’s absolutely mesmerizing to watch the ocean waves blended with pretty shades of pink, purple, and blue.
113. Massive waves and stunning vivid evenings.
114. “I like people who get excited about the change of seasons, the sound of the ocean, the sun, drowning in the horizon, the smell of rain, and starry nights.” – Brooke Hampton
Sunsets Quotes for Ocean Lovers
115. Peace. Ocean. Colorful end of the day.
116. “Foam is white and waves are grey; Beyond the sunset leads my way.” — J.R.R. Tolkien
117. “We were made to enjoy music, to enjoy beautiful sunsets, to enjoy looking at the billows of the sea.” — Desmond Tutu
118. Sunsets and oceans. It’s what I do.
119. Just watching sun-kissed waves drift the day away.
120. The sun sets fire to the sea and sky and we sit back to watch.
121. Sunsets and wistful waves.
122. Can anything beat a sun-kissed ocean?
123. Watching the sun’s final rays ride the waves into tomorrow.
124. “Meet me where the sky touches the sea.” – Jennifer Donnelly
Sunset Beach Captions
125. There’s nothing better than a beach at sunset.
126. Dreams are made of sand and sunsets.
127. Sun kissing ocean. Beach touching bum
128. Glistening seas touch fiery skies, splintering reflections of warmth that dazzle and delight.
129. Sunset + beach + friends + food = Perfection.
130. Beach bums and setting suns.
131. Twilight + Beach = Perfection
132. Sunset beers, beach-side cheers, and dreamy days.
Instagram Caption for Sunset Photo Over the Mountains
133. Sunsets and mountain breeze.
134. A real sunset is an explosion behind a mountain silhouette.
135. I climb mountains so I can see where the sun sleeps.
136. There’s nothing like a Smoky Mountain sunset.
137. Sunset mountains, clear skies, bonfire nights, breathing snowflakes – the essence of beauty is all around us!
138. To view a sunset from above the trees is to find heaven.
139. How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains
Sunset Love Quotes
140. Sunsets and soulmates.
141. Color soaked skies and you at my side. Paradise.
142. The most beautiful sunsets are the ones we share.
143. You add colors to my sunset sky.
144. “All I ever wanted was to dream another sunset with you.” — Mayday Parade
145. “I want to see how sunset decorates your hair.” – Tyler Knott Gregson
146. I want to spend the rest of my sunsets with you
147. “Her heart was made of liquid sunsets.” – Virginia Woolf
148. “That was her magic – she could still see the sunset, even on the darkest days.” – Atticus
149. “She was in love with the sunset. No one else ever even stood a chance.” – Unknown
150. I love spending every sunset right next to you.
151. Don’t waste sunrises on people who will be gone by sunset.
Romantic Sunset Quotes for Instagram
152. Don’t waste sunrises on people who will escape by dusk.
153. All that beauty, but I can’t stop looking at you.
154. A view of the ocean, mountains, and the sunset. But yet, he was still looking at me.
155. I live for sunsets with you.
156. Your smile is like a sunset. One look at you and my walls go down.
157. She was a sunset type of girl, and he was a sunrise kind of guy. They lived on opposite ends of the day but together made up a whole sky.
158. I live for these golden evenings with you.
159. Sunsets and sunrises happen only where you are. There are only grey twilight here.
160. A sunset is life’s way of saying: ‘Good job, you survived today. Here’s something pretty!’
161. Weddings like golden hours. The romance of the moment. Marriage is the sea in which the red sun sets.
162. “The first stab of love is like a sunset, a blaze of color — oranges, pearly pinks, vibrant purples…” – Anna Godbersen
Quotes about Sunset and Love
163. In ten minutes things could look so different, like the color of a sunset and the world after meeting you.
164. A perfect end to a perfect day with a perfect you.
165. I want to see a whole world of different color-soaked skies with you.
166. “The sky has changed from orange to a hundred shades of pink to a dark navy blue, and here I am still loving you.” – A.Y.
167. Kiss me the same way the red sun kisses the sky.
168. Why is sunset more colorful than sunrise? It’s an irony of life saying “sometimes, good things happen in goodbyes”
169. “Enjoy the beauty of a sunset and enjoy nature’s farewell kiss for the night” – Sharon Rene
170. When you watch a sunset, you’re not in the moment; the moment is in you.
171. “I just need you and some sunsets” – Atticus
172. She was not perfect. She was just stuck. In that pretty little zone between sunsets and moonlight.
173. “As angry as the sky looks, it’s still full of the colors of love.” – Anthony T. Hincks
Love Quotes about Sunsets
174. “Pour me a sunset, kill the night, and I promise to drink with you forever.” – William C. Hannan
175. A magical, mesmerizing, mind-bending moment made better by having you at my side.
176. Toes tingle in the sand. Eyes glint under golden skies. And I know I love you.
177. The sun’s going down now, but my love for you burns brighter than ever.
178. This, right here, with you, is all I could ever need.
179. Live by the sun. Love by the moon!
180. There’s nothing more magical than watching a sunset with a loved one.
181. Here’s to a lifetime of golden sunsets spent together.
182. I love you to the sunset and back.
183. In this moment the sun wasn’t shining on us. It was shining in us.
184. Loving the sunset. Loving life. Loving you.
185. “The sun loves the moon so much that he dies every night to let her breathe.” – Jeffrey Fry
How to Sign Off your Instagram Sunset Captions
188. The sun is saying goodnight.
189. Mother Nature says goodnight.
190. “Sunsets are proof that no matter what happens, every day can end beautifully.” – Kristen Butler
191. “The sun has gone to bed and so must I.” – The Sound of Music
Instagram Captions for Sunsets and Sunrises
192. “There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.” – Jo Walton
193. “The sunrise paints the sky with pinks and the sunset with peaches.” – Vera Nazarian
194. “Sunrise is the start of something beautiful: the day. Sunset is the start of something beautiful: the night.” – Juansen Dizon
195. “May every sunrise hold more promise and every sunset hold more peace.” – Umair Siddiqui
196. “It was sunsets that taught me that beauty sometimes only lasts for a couple of moments, and it was sunrises that showed me that all it takes is patience to experience it all over again.” — A.J. Lawless
197. “A beautiful sunset that was mistaken for a dawn.” – Claude Debussy
198. “Every sunset is also a sunrise; it all depends on where you stand.” – Karl Schmidt
199. “We wanderers, ever seeking the lonelier way, begin no day where we have ended another day; and no sunrise finds us where sunset left us.” – Kahlil Gibran
200. Life is all about enjoying every sunset and looking forward to the next sunrise.
Sunrise and Sunsets Quotes
201. “The sky takes on shades of orange during sunrise and sunset, the color that gives you hope that the sun will set only to rise again.” – Ram Charan
202. “The biggest cliché in photography is sunrise and sunset.” – Catherine Opie
203. “It seems there is more interest in sunsets that sunrises. Perhaps because innately, we fear the dark.” — Richelle E. Goodrich
204. “If you are in a beautiful place where you can enjoy sunrise and sunset, then you are living like a lord.” – Nathan Phillips
205. “Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
206. “The darkness that follows a sunset is never so dark that is can change the inevitability of a sunrise.” – Craig Lounsbrough
207. “A sunrise or sunset can be ablaze with brilliance and arouse all the passion, all the yearning, in the soul of the beholder.” – Mary Balogh
208. “There’s always a sunrise and always a sunset and it’s up to you to choose to be there for it…Put yourself in the way of beauty.” – Cheryl Strayed
Sky Captions for Instagram
209. The sky’s putting on a show again…
210. Stop. Be still. And watch as the sunset paints the sky with its magic.
211. Am I dreaming? Or is the sun really setting fire to the sky right now?
212. “I am inspired by anything beautiful. Sometimes it’s a pair of eyes or flowing gorgeous hair, other times it’s the sky or a sunset.” – Nadine Velazquez
213. “Bursts of gold on lavender melting into saffron. It’s the time of day when the sky looks like it has been spray-pained by a graffiti artist.” – Mia Kirshner
214. “The sun was now in its death throes, bruising the sky a coiling purpose and orange.” – Harlan Coben
215. “Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.” – Rabindranath Tagore
216. “A large drop of sun lingered on the horizon and then dripped over and was gone, and the sky was brilliant over the sport where it had gone, and a told cloud, like a bloody rag, hung over the spot of its going. And dusk crept over the sky from the eastern horizon, and darkness crept over the land from the east.” – John Steinbeck
217. “…At every sunset, the sky is a different shade. No cloud is ever in the same place. Each day is a new masterpiece. A new wonder. A new memory.” – Sanober Khan
Evening Captions for Instagram
218. That’s my kind of light show.
219. City lights got nothin’ on country nights.
220. The sun goes down. The moon comes up. And life goes on.
221. When the sun dips below the horizon, something in my soul awakens.
222. Left breathless at the beauty of the setting sun
223. The sun sets and my heart expands. Hope. For now, nothing else matters.
224. A mind-boggling, awe-inspiring, spine-tingling sunset.
225. A sunset that good doesn’t need a filter.
226. “A sunset will color your dreams.” – Anthony Hincks
227. “A sunset is the sun’s fiery kiss to the night.” – Crystal Woods
228. Proof that few things in life are as beautiful as a setting sun.
Beautiful Sunset Captions for Insta
229. “There is nothing more musical than a sunset.” – Claude Debussy
230. “Sunsets are loved because they vanish.” – Ray Bradbury
231. “Age is irrelevant. Ask me how many sunsets I’ve seen, hearts I’ve loved, trips I’ve taken, or concerts I’ve been to. That’s how old I am.” – Joelle
232. “The water was glassy and calm, still candy-colored in the afterglow of sunset.” – Stephen King
233. “With every sunset a new hope is born, and an old expectation dies.” – Noor Unnahar
234. “You have to travel far and wide to see a lot of the world’s wonders, but sunsets can be appreciated in every corner of the earth.” – Kimmie Conner
235. “Never waste any amount of time doing anything important when there is a sunset outside that you should be sitting under!” – C. Joybell C.
236. “Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty if only we have the eyes to see them.” – John Ruskin
237. “Every moment in life is unique. A kiss, a sunset, a dance, a joke. None will ever occur in quite the same way. Each happens only once in the history of the universe.” – Stephen Nachmanovich
238. “I notice simple things. The way your hands hold the book you are reading, expressions of your face and eagerness in your eyes while you watch the sunset.” – Nitya Prakash
239. “Whenever you want to see me, always look at the sunset; I will be there.” – Grace Ogot
240. “Watch the sunset. How does that make you feel? Does it make you feel big or tiny? Because there’s something good about feeling both.” – Amy Grant
Inspiring Quotes on Sunset
241. “Sunsets is a wonderful opportunity for us to appreciate all the great things the sun gives us!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan
242. “Life does not come with instructions on how to live, but it does come with trees, sunsets, smiles and laughter, so enjoy your day!” – Debbie Shapiro
243. “Sunsets are so beautiful that they almost seem as if we were looking through the gates of heaven.” – John Lubbock
244. “Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day what should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer to your goal.” – Elbert Hubbard
245. “See the beauty of sunset to enjoy the passion of life.” – Debasish Mridha
246. “When your world moves too fast and you lose yourself in the chaos, introduce yourself to each color of the sunset.” – Christy Ann Martine
247. “Let the sea breeze blow your hair, let the sunset bring tranquillity to your heart, let the distant places you travel allow you to explore yourself.” – Somya Kedia
248. “Keep looking up! I learn from the past, dream about the future and look up. There’s nothing like a beautiful sunset to end a healthy day.” – Rachel Boston
249. “If you can look at the sunset and smile, then you still have hope.”
250. “When I admire the wonders of a sunset of the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.”— Mahatma Gandhi
That’s 250 Captions for Sunsets
I hope you’ve managed to find the perfect sunset caption for Instagram, I’d love to know which one is your favorite, and if I’ve missed any great sunset captions then please let me know in the comments below.
As an added bonus I’ve included a FREE downloadable PDF of all these Sunset Captions for Instagram and pink sky quotes so you can keep them handy.
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