250 Best Sunset Captions for Instagram

Sunsets are one of the most beautiful things to capture with a photo. If you managed to get some epic sunset shots, you may be on the hunt for inspiring and beautiful sunset captions for Instagram.

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Best Sunset Captions For Instagram


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Without further ado, let’s take a look at the best and inspiring captions for sunsets.

  1. The only sunsets I don’t like are the ones I miss.
  2. Mother Nature doesn’t need a filter.
  3. Sunset state of mind.
  4. The sun goes down. The moon comes up. And life goes on.
  5. Fifty shades of pink.
  6. Watch more sunsets than Netflix.
  7. There’s nothing more exciting to me than seeing the sun begin to set.
  8. Sunsets are like parties. They get better as the night goes on and I never want them to end.
  9. Breathe in the sunset.
  10. Never met a sunset I didn’t like.
  11. Sunsets are proof that endings are beautiful too.
  12. Ride off into your sunset.
  13. Beach daze, always.
  14. Sunset is the opening music of the night.
  15. Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn.
  16. Am I dreaming? Or is the sun really setting fire to the sky right now?
  17. I was born to explore, have adventures, and watch sunsets!
  18. When the sun dips below the horizon, something in my soul awakens.
  19. Meet me where the sky meets the sea.
  20. This is my happy place.
  21. Sun-kissed waves and happy days.
  22. She was in love with the sunset. No one else stood a chance.
  23. Girls just wanna have sun.
  24. Even the most beautiful days eventually have their sunsets.
  25. Sunset vibes, happy times.
  26. That was her magic. She could still see the sunset, even on those darkest days.
  27. Okay Mother Nature, you win.
  28. I dream in the colors of the sunset.
  29. Tropical state of mind.
  30. It’s almost impossible to watch the sunset and not dream.
  31. You can never watch too many sunsets.
  32. The sunset sky speaks of a thousand colors.
  33. Shout out to Mother Nature putting on a show tonight.
  34. Don’t be a sunset to those who are colorblind.
  35. The best kind of gold that can’t be sold.
  36. Peace is seeing a sunset and knowing who to thank.
  37. I thought that watching a sunset would help, but it left me more in the dark.
  38. If you can look at the sunset and smile, then you still have hope.
  39. Sunset is my favorite colour.
  40. Something beautiful is on the horizon…
  41. Here’s to a lifetime of golden sunsets spent together.
  42. You, me, and a sunset for free.
  43. Born to chase oranges, yellows, and blues.
  44. After every sunset comes a new sunrise… followed by a breakfast.
  45. Forever that girl that gets really excited when the sky is in pretty colors.
  46. The sun’s saying goodnight again.
  47. Sunset is about the only thing I can afford to watch right now.
  48. Sunlight dripping below the horizon is like silence between musical notes. Magic.
  49. Sunsets are boring…said no one ever.
  50. Golden hour is my happy hour.
  51. Let’s go somewhere the sun kisses the ocean.
  52. When the sky turns pink, it’s time for a drink.
  53. The most beautiful sunsets are the ones we share.
  54. Kiss me like the glistening red sun kisses the sky.
  55. Somewhere between heaven and earth.
  56. Sunsets and sol-mates.
  57. Suns out, puns out.
  58. Keep palm and find pink skies.
  59. My favorite painting is a sunset over a beach.
  60. Even the sun sets in paradise.
  61. Sunset, palm trees and ocean breeze.
  62. Life’s a beach. Sunsets make it better.
  63. This is my happy face. It’s brought to you by a sunset.
  64. There’s something reassuring about seeing the same sun no matter where you are in the world.
  65. The sun goes down and perspectives change.
  66. Live by the sun. Love by the moon.
  67. A beautiful sunset is your reward for surviving another day. Enjoy as many as you can.
  68. Clear your mind, watch the sky.
  69. Cloudy days make gorgeous reds.
  70. And… goodnight.
  71. Sun’s going down for real.
  72. I felt sick so I watched the sunset to keep things from coming up.
  73. Every sunset is an opportunity to reset.
  74. May every sunrise bring you hope, may every sunset bring you peace.
  75. May I never miss a sunset because I am looking down.
  76. Today, we love cotton candy sunsets.
  77. Sunsets are one thing in life that just won’t wait.
  78. Beautiful sunsets need cloudy skies.
  79. A photo could never do duty to the beauty of this sunset.
  80. If I never miss another sunset I’ll be happy for the rest of my life.
  81. Sunrise. Sunburn. Sunset. Repeat.
  82. Live colorfully.
  83. It’s going down for real.
  84. Don’t waste sunrises on people who will be gone by sunset.
  85. You add colors to my sunset sky.
  86. Don’t let the sun set on your summer without an escape.
  87. Cherish every sunset.
  88. The sky is aglow with the setting sun.
  89. I long for endless evening colors.
  90. I stayed up all night to see where the sun went. Then it dawned on me.
  91.  Our planet is an amazing place. Especially at dusk.
  92. Happiness – Available from a sunset near you.
  93. Girls just wanna have sun.
  94. Food, friends, sunsets.
  95. I wanted to sea the sunset but I mist it.
  96. Keep your eyes on the pink skies.
  97. I was confused so I went to watch the sunset and think. It didn’t help though, it just left me in the dark.
  98. Race to the sunset? Bet I’ll beach you there.
  99. There’s nothing quite like watching the sun paint the sky shades of pink and purple near the ocean.
  100. We all see the same sunset.
  101. Watching the sunset is illuminating.
  102. It’s absolutely mesmerizing to watch the ocean waves blended with pretty shades of pink, purple, and blue.
  103. Watching the sun’s final rays ride the waves into tomorrow.
  104. Sunset is more colorful than sunrise, because sometimes beautiful things happen in goodbyes. 
  105. To view a sunset from above the trees is to find heaven.
  106. Turn your face to the sun and all the shadows will fall behind you.
  107. Color soaked skies and you at my side. Paradise.
  108. Sunsets are just little glimpses of the golden streets of heaven.
  109. When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.
  110. That crazy little sun of a beach.
  111. To the nights we dream about all winter long.
  112. Sundown. My kind of meltdown.
  113. Blondes have more sun.
  114. Sunsets are like God’s paintings in the sky.
  115. Flying high in this sunset sky.
  116. Every sunset is a chance to reset your life.
  117. Enjoying every sunset and looking forward to every sunrise.
  118. Clarity, peace, serenity.
  119. Chasing sunsets, since forever.
  120. In between Earth and heaven.
  121. My joy is the golden sunset giving thanks for another day. Gratitude itself is a source of joy.
  122. Peace amongst all the chaos of life.
  123. Race the rain. Ride the wind. Chase the sunset.
  124. Sunsets and palm trees.
  125. No two bright evenings are ever the same.
  126. Witnessing the beauty and awe of the evening.
  127. The setting sun kindled the sky.
  128. A sunset is the sun’s fiery kiss to the night.
  129. No sunset is ever the same, that’s what makes them so special.
  130. A sunset always delivers.
  131. Here comes the sunset.
  132. It’s all sun and games until somebody gets hurt.
  133. A mind-boggling, awe-inspiring, spine-tingling sunset.
  134. May there be just enough clouds in your life to create a glorious sunset.
  135. That, right there, is a sunset I’d ride a horse into.
  136. Someday you will find the one who will watch every sunrise with you until the sunset of your life.
  137. Soul full of sunshine
  138. There are too many things I haven’t done yet. There are too many sunsets I haven’t seen.
  139. Happiness is … the sun setting over a beach.
  140. Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  141. 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
  142. As angry as the sky looks, it’s still full of the colors of love. – Anthony T. Hincks
  143. Twilight fell: The sky turned to a light, dusky purple littered with tiny silver stars. – J.K. Rowling
  144. As the sun whispers goodbye in soft gold, it hugs the earth as one beautiful soul. – Angie Weiland-Crosby
  145. 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
  146. When your life is moving too fast and you find yourself in chaos, introduce yourself to each color of the sunset. – Christy Ann Martine
  147. Softly the evening came with the sunset. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  148. Pour me a sunset, kill the night, and I promise to drink with you forever. – William C. Hannan
  149. 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
  150. The water was glassy and calm, still candy-colored in the afterglow of sunset. – Stephen King
  151. The sky, at sunset, looked like a carnivorous flower. – Roberto Bolaño
  152. Every sunset is also a sunrise; it all depends on where you stand. – Karl Schmidt
  153. There is nothing more musical than a sunset. – Claude Debussy
  154. If you aren’t a little bit wiser at sunset than in the morning, then that day is wasted! – Mehmet Murat Ildan
  155. 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
  156. There’s nothing like a beautiful sunset to end a healthy day. – Rachel Boston
  157. When the sun is setting, leave whatever you are doing and watch it. – Mehmet Murat Ildan
  158. Sunset is so marvelous that even the sun itself watches it every day in the reflections of the infinite oceans! – Mehmet Murat Ildan
  159. This is my favorite time of day. When the sun is setting and the last of its fiery fingers caress the water line before relinquishing their hold to the darkness of the night. And I can watch as the stars pop out, one by one, to pinprick the sky with their silvery light. – J.A. Souders
  160. Allow failure to teach you a supreme lesson: Each sunset is the beginning of a very, very bright and powerful sunrise. – Sri Chinmoy
  161. 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
  162. It seems there is more interest in sunsets than sunrises. Perhaps because innately, we fear the dark. – Richelle E. Goodrich
  163. Sunsets. The illusion either above the horizon or below it. When day and night are linked in a way that cannot be one without the other, yet they cannot exist at the same time. – Ebelsain Villegas
  164. When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator. – Mahatma Ghandi
  165. If you are in a beautiful place where you can enjoy sunrise and sunset, then you are living like a lord. – Nathan Phillips
  166. It’s not just a sunset; it’s a moonrise too. – P. C. Cast
  167. A large drop of sun lingered on the horizon and then dripped over and was gone, and the sky was brilliant over the spot where it had gone, and a torn cloud, like a bloody rag, hung over the spot of its going. – John Steinbeck
  168. Watching the day slowly bloom into night. That’s how it always seemed to me: not the fading of a withered flower, but the opening of some dark, rich blossom, with unexpected hues and heavy scents. – Patricia A. McKillip
  169. The best way to live your life is this: At sunset, just think of the beauty of the sunset, because life is nothing but what the present moment offers you! – Mehmet Murat Ildan
  170. The strange thing about the sunset is that we actually don’t want the sun to set, we want it to stay right on the horizon, not below it, not above it, just right on it. – Mehmet Murat Ildan
  171. The darkness that follows a sunset is never so dark that it can change the inevitability of a sunrise. – Craig Lounsbrough
  172. Sunsets, like childhood, are viewed with wonder not just because they are beautiful but because they are fleeting. – Richard Paul Evans
  173. And like tea dissolving in hot water, the sun dissolved in the sky… – Abeer Allan
  174. Whenever you want to see me, always look at the sunset; I will be there. – Grace Ogot
  175. The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water caught fire. – Pamela Hansford Johnson
  176. O sunlight! The most precious gold to be found on Earth. – Roman Payne
  177. 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 the goal. –  Elbert Hubbard
  178. Bursts of gold on lavender melting into saffron. It’s the time of day when the sky looks like it has been spray-painted by a graffiti artist. – Mia Kirshner
  179. Listen to the sunset, see its pretty hue. When you see it, think of me, and I’ll think of you… – Oksana Rus
  180. Dusk is just an illusion because the sun is either above the horizon or below it. And that means that day and night are linked in a way that few things are there cannot be one without the other yet they cannot exist at the same time. – Nicholas Sparks
  181. Sunsets are not a rare commodity. They come and go every night, so I compare you not to a sunset for you come once in a life. – Daniel Cook
  182. I can’t give you the sunset, but I can give you the night. – Erin McCarthy
  183. If I can put one touch of rosy sunset into the life of any man or woman, I shall feel that I have worked with God. – G.K. Chesterton
  184. She’s lit by the warm orange spreading from the horizon as not-quite-day, becomes not-quite-night – David Levithan
  185. Call for the grandest of all earthly spectacles, what is that? It is the sun going to his rest. – Thomas de Quincey
  186. The sky takes on shades of orange during sunrise and sunset, the colour that gives you hope that the sun will set only to rise again. – Ram Charan
  187. If you can rise like the sun in a country where the sun has set, all eyes will be turned to you! – Mehmet Murat Ildan
  188. Just don’t forget that some of us watch the sunset too. – S.E. Hinton
  189. I want to see how sunset decorates your hair. – Tyler Knott Gregson
  190. I think sunrises are rarer for me, but sunset is my favourite time of day. – Jon Foreman
  191. Her heart was made of liquid sunsets. – Virginia Woolf
  192. She was beautiful for no reason, like a poppy, like the tender smile of an infant, like a dew drop, like the sunset, like the mother-nature — the god’s ultimate expression. – Soman Gouda
  193. Look at the sunset as a hope for tomorrow. I hope that you don’t keep your pain a secret, and that you don’t look at life with sorrow – Lidia Longorio
  194. I am not the rising star. I am the drowning sun. – Pravin Gupta
  195. It does no harm to the romance of the sunset to know a little about it. – Carl Sagan
  196. Foam is white and waves are grey; Beyond the sunset leads my way. – J.R.R. Tolkien
  197. A time when sky blue love bids farewell to the day and before dusk falls, the sunset ignites the smouldering embers of the moonlit soul… – Virginia Alison
  198. People are just as wonderful as sunsets if you let them be. When I look at a sunset, I don’t find myself saying, “Soften the orange a bit on the right hand corner.” I don’t try to control a sunset. I watch with awe as it unfolds. – Carl Rogers
  199. The sun was visible in the west, a sinking ball of vodka and cranberry juice. – Saurbh Katyal
  200. I watched too, with that sort of lonely delight–the one shadow upon it being that it is so lonely–with which all one’s life one is accustomed to watch beautiful and vanishing things. – Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  201. They sipped until the sun, as golden as syrupy as the bourbon, slipped into the sea. – Delia Owens
  202. If I could lick the sunset, I’ll bet it would taste like Neapolitan ice cream. – Jarod Kintz
  203. Not everyone has to ride off into the sunset with a man. Some of us just want a tan. – Mandy Hale
  204. 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
  205. 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
  206. With every sunset a new hope is born, and an old expectation dies. – Noor Unnahar
  207. The sun still lives his silent vows to the moon, by bowing to kiss her feet whenever she walks in the room. – Curtis Tyrone Jones
  208. As the sun sets, the beauties of the sky compete with the beauties of the earth, and at that moment the spirit of human beings is overflowed with these visual perfections! – Mehmet Murat Ildan
  209. 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
  210. The greatest wisdom of sunset is this: The time given to you in the morning is now over; you see, the long day is just an illusion, and your whole life is actually no longer than this short day! – Mehmet Murat Ildan
  211. 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
  212. Sometimes the sunset is so beautiful, I think it might be the very last one. – Nitya Prakash
  213. Sunset is always wiser than sunrise because sunset has added the experience of an entire day to his soul! – Mehmet Murat Ildan
  214. Even the longest day wears to sunset. – Marion Zimmer Bradley
  215. If I missed the sunrise of this day and if I let the sunset slip by unnoticed, I might ask if what captured my attention this day was worth the loss of this day because I can’t think of anything that’s that important. – Craig D. Lounsbrough
  216. I love sunrises and sunsets. But what I really love is the space that I have in-between them to do something incredible. – Craig D. Lounsbrough
  217. It’s that time between day and night when the sky looks like it’s on fire and mosquitoes are on the hunt. – Angie Thomas
  218. The sun slowly sets as if it gives you time to get ready for the darkness! – Mehmet Murat Ildan
  219. If you are thinking something while the sun is setting, then you must know this: That sunset is not a magnificent sunset! – Mehmet Murat Ildan
  220. I am drinking this sunset, this evening. And you. – Sanober Khan
  221. Sunset is a perfect moment to forget some things rather than a moment to remember some things! – Mehmet Murat Ildan
  222. I used to wish dusk would last longer, but its quickness seems to add to making it special. – Regina McBride
  223. Sunset is a moment where all emotions are experienced: Melancholy, amazement, intoxication, casuistry, admiration, love, sadness… – Mehmet Murat Ildan
  224. They ran to the museums for paintings. I ran to the roof for sunsets. – Darnell Lamont Walker
  225. Never turn your back to the sunset, because you owe the sun a thanking for lighting you all day! – Mehmet Murat Ildan
  226. Fed up with life? Then you need to watch the sunset; it will make you love life again! – Mehmet Murat Ildan
  227. Meanwhile the sunsets are mad orange fools raging in the gloom…. – Jack Kerouac
  228. 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
  229. One loves the sunset, when one is so sad… – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  230. Sunset is like a firework; when the firework dies, it creates dozens of other beauties: When the sun dies, it creates shining stars, mysterious moonlight, and gleamy lighthouses! – Mehmet Murat Ildan
  231. One day, all your worries will set like the sun does and deserved happiness will come gushing like waves at the beach do. – Jasleen Kaur Gumber
  232. The death-bed of a day, how beautiful. – Bailey
  233. Watching sunset makes you feel stronger. – Anamika Mishra
  234. Believe in yourself and you can turn a sunset into a new dawn. – Anthony T Hincks
  235. You were right about the stars, each one is a setting sun. – Jeff Tweedy
  236. You know, when one is that sad, one can get to love the sunset. – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  237. A sunset paints the sky as if there were no tomorrow. – Anthony T. Hincks
  238. Sunsets are my escape into the reality I want to continuously live. – Rachel Roy
  239. The evening sky was awash with peach, apricot, cream: tender little ice-cream clouds in a wide orange sky. – Philip Pullman
  240. Can you see the sunset real good on the West side? You can see it on the East side too. – S.E. Hinton
  241. 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. – Khalil Gibran
  242. The more clouds you have in your sky, the more colorful sunset it will be. – Sajal Sazzad
  243. The sky was a bruised red shot with black, almost exactly the colors of a tattoo. Sunset had two minutes left to live. – Denis Johnson
  244. We wouldn’t like it if the sunrise came right after the sunset! Love grows with longing; the longer the night, the greater our love for the sunrise! – Mehmet Murat Ildan
  245. Every day, with every sunset and every dawn, I must talk myself out of you. – Nitya Prakash
  246. Sunrise is the start of something beautiful: the day. Sunset is the start of something beautiful: the night. – Juansen Dizon
  247. One day, the sun moon said: “I love you!” Sun blushed and appeared sunset that day. – Corina Abdulahm-Negura
  248. Sunset is a cosmic call to us all to give a break to the rush of life so as to realise the gorgeousness of the existence! – Mehmet Murat Ildan
  249. Every sunset is a journey, a journey to remember the memories of the past! – Mehmet Murat Ildan
  250. The sun had set, but a faint pastel haze lingered in the mid-summer sky. – R.J. Lawrence

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