If you're looking for motivation to plan that beach vacation — or if you'd like to daydream about the beach from your office — head to Instagram, where there are photographers sharing photos from beaches around the world.
Here, a few of our favorite Instagram accounts that capture the spirit of the beach. Follow these accounts, and you'll be planning your next trip in no time.
Lucy Laucht's feed is a work of art in itself. Pastels prevail and her photos are channeling some major “Gidget” vibes.
Follow @lucylaucht on Instagram
Matt Bauer's use of photo framing is what stands out to us. His photos are simple, but each one gives the subject its own personality.
Follow @mattcbauer on Instagram
Mike Coots is a surfer and shark attack survivor, according to his Instagram bio, but that doesn't keep him from sharing some of our favorite beach photos.
Follow @mikecoots on Instagram
This account shares photos from photographers capturing beach scenes around the world. You can share your own using their hashtag, #beachesnresorts.
Follow @beaches_n_resorts on Instagram
If Hawaii is high on your bucket list, Brooke Dombroski will quickly become your favorite photographer. She's based in Hawaii and her photos are enough to convert anyone to island life.
Follow @brooklynhawaii on Instagram
Amanda Kutaka's specialty might just be beachside sunsets, if her Instagram account is any indicator.
Follow @lovekimiko on Instagram
Chelsea Yamase's heart may be in Hawaii, but she travels all over the place capturing the world's most beautiful scenes.
Follow @chelseakauai on Instagram
Beach brand Bantu Wax has perfected the art of inspiring Instagramming. From product features that will have you reaching for your wallet the next time you're planning a beach getaway to beachside portraits.
Follow @bantuwax on Instagram
Ruby Mint is actually a beach towel company, but you wouldn't necessarily know that from a quick glance at its Instagram account (and that's a compliment).
Follow @therubymint on Instagram
Seashells, ocean waves, fish of all colors. You'll find all of this and more on this Instagram account.
Follow @wearefishhawaii on Instagram
This account is beach photo goals, 100 percent of the time.
Follow @leahliyah on Instagram