The beach is better with music! As you finalize your packing checklist, don’t forget to finalize your music playlist. Plan ahead with these selections and you are ready for the perfect vacation. Whether you are putting in your headphones for a solo beach day or bringing out the big speaker for the whole family, these tunes are the perfect addition to your summer vacation playlist! These selections provide a little something for everyone. Keep reading to find out our top picks.
Dreams – Fleetwood Mac
If you hadn’t heard, Fleetwood Mac made their comeback thanks to the 2020 viral TikTok video (if you haven’t seen it, go take a look, it’s epic). Over 30 years later, this song made it back on the top charts! It’s an instant mood-booster and the perfect way to sit back, relax, and kick off your 2022 summer vacation playlist.
Sunshine – OneRepublic
A great playlist and a little bit of sunshine are what make the perfect beach day! Released in 2021, this song is fun for the whole family as it was featured in the movie, Clifford the Big Red Dog. Let those kiddos build their sandcastles with this ‘Sunshine’ song and some real vitamin D. (Don’t forget the sunscreen!)
Knee Deep – Zac Brown Band (Featuring Jimmy Buffet)
What’s a beach day without a good country song? This fan favorite is a fun tune to relax on the beach and let go of all your worries. As Zac Brown Band says, let the ocean be your only medication. Plus, what’s not to love about Jimmy Buffet?
Kokomo – The Beach Boys
Aruba, Jamaica, Anna Maria… Enjoy the Florida sunshine while jamming out to none other than The Beach Boys! This classic beat can be appreciated by all generations. So, grab your favorite beverage, and let the Beach Boys entertain you during your beach experience.
Island In The Sun – Weezer
When you’re on a holiday… and unwinding at Serendipity’s vacation rental, you can rest and enjoy Weezer’s ’Holiday In The Sun’. It’s their most licensed song in the entire Weezer collection. This song is all about letting go and having fun on your vacation. Leave all of those work thoughts and to do lists at home and enjoy the sun!
I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
Songwriter Mraz explains that this song is “about finally giving into love and life’s possibilities.” So, let go and enjoy the company of your loved ones. If you’re not careful, playing this song might turn into some beach karaoke with your friends and family! It’s easy to sing along to this fun, catchy tune. This song has fun reggae vibes that will accompany your summer vacation playlist nicely.
Red, Red Wine – UB40
Another tune with some fun reggae vibes is this classic from UB40. Whether you are a red or white wine fan, or prefer a different drink altogether, pair it with this relaxing beat.
Sunset Lover – Petit Biscuit
Relax and watch the sunset at the end of the day, by ending your playlist with none other than ‘Sunset Lover’. This tropical house track is calming and will help you transition your perfect beach day into night.
As you can see, there are plenty of options when it comes to great music to listen to during your summer beach day. Whether you prefer pop hits, country, or reggae, this playlist provides a variety of songs that will accompany any beach mood (good vibes only please).
If you’re summer vacation playlist is ready and you are ready to book your next getaway, check out our current availability. The staff at Serendipity can’t wait to welcome you to beautiful Anna Maria Island!
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