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100 Magical Mermaid Quotes and Captions Because Life Is Better Under the Sea

We all love mermaids! There is just something so mysterious and fun about these sea creatures. They are beautiful, elegant, magical, and they live at the best place in the world, the beach. Put on your fin because here are the best mermaid quotes and captions for Instagram. 

under the sea ice cream cone

These days it seems like so many people love mermaids! They have been around for centuries, and we all feel in love with movies like The Little Mermaid. In recent years it seems like there is mermaid stuff everywhere you look. 

Mermaids are like the unicorns of the sea. Magical, fun, and reminding us that if we follow our dreams, we can be anything we want. 

girl with fin and dog

At halloween you will see little mermaid costumes, the under the sea mermaid birthday party theme is also very popular, and during the summer you will see kids at the pool wearing their mermaid fins. Mermaids are just fun! 

mermaid swimming in pool

You know what else is fun…. pictures of mermaids. I have put together these adorable mermaid quotes and captions for Instagram that will add that under the sea magic to all your photos. I have included mermaid quotes, captions about mermaids, inspirational and funny quotes.

Make sure you read until the bottom, because you will also find some of the best Little Mermaid Quotes from the one and only Ariel. 

mermaid themed cake

Mermaid Quotes

  • Be a mermaid in a sea of fish
  • I must be a mermaid: I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living
  • Always be yourself, unless you can be a mermaid, then always be a mermaid
  • She dreams of the ocean late at night and longs for the wild salt air
  • Dance with fairies, ride and unicorn, swim with mermaids, and chase rainbows
  • She has the soul of a gypsy and the heart of a mermaid
  • Mermaids know there are treasures in the deep
  • She is a mermaid on dry land and the world is her ocean -J. Ironword
  • On the beach or under the sea, mermaids we will always be
  • Mermaid: a water woman who chooses imagination over fear
  • Make your story so beautiful, the the mermaids have trouble believing it’s true -r.i.d.
  • Mermaid advice: take your tail to the beach
  • Stay wild, like a mermaid
  • Unicorns are real… the mermaids told me

Related: Unicorn Captions for Instagram

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Inspirational Mermaid Quotes

  • Dream higher than the sky and deeper than the ocean
  • It doesn’t matter who believes in you, as long as you believe in you
  • Be a mermaid and make waves
  • Deep dive for the treasure that you seek
  • Make a wish upon a starfish
  • She is tossed by the waves but does not sink
  • You are stronger than the tides -Allison Ivy
  • Don’t try too hard to fit in when you were born to stand out
  • There are a million fish in the sea, but I am a mermaid
  • Into the ocean I go to lose my mind and find my soul
  • You will never get very far treading water
  • We dream in colors borrowed from the sea
  • Always remember to be shore of yourself
  • When the waters of life are rough, be a mermaid
  • Mermaids make waves not ripples
  • Play in the waves and sing your own song
  • Sea treasures in the simple things
  • Mermaids don’t lose sleep in the opinions of shrimp
  • Dream higher than the sky and deeper than the ocean
  • Write your secrets in the sand and trust them with a mermaid
  • A smooth sea never made a skilled mermaid
  • Even mermaids come up for air -K. Tolnoe
  • We each have a beautiful spirit deep within us
  • Be a mermaid. Swim fast, wear a crown, and dream big
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Mermaid Captions

  • Mermaid kisses and starfish wishes
  • Mermaids always welcome
  • Forever a mermaid
  • Happiness is…. swimming with the mermaids
  • Mermaids have more fun
  • Make a wish on a starfish
  • Mermaids wear flowers in their hair
  • Born and raised from salt and sand
  • Mermaid vibes
  • Mermaid at heart
  • My home is in the sea
  • When I slip into the ocean it feels like going home
  • Salty but sweet
  • Positive mermaid vibes
  • Splashy & Sassy
  • Secretly a mermaids
  • Ariel vibes
  • Life is the bubbles
  • Under the sea
  • Dream big little mermaid
  • Happiness comes in waves
  • Mermaid for life
  • I have a mermaid soul
  • Fight for your fairytale
  • Wild and free just like the sea
  • Let the sea set you free
  • I’d rather be a mermaid
  • Meet me where the sky touches the sea
  • Ocean child
  • The ocean roar is music to my soul
  • Salty air, sunkissed hair
  • Some girls are just born with the beach in their souls

Related: Captions for the Beach

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Funny Quotes & Puns

  • Don’t make me flip out
  • Sorry I can’t, I have important mermaid stuff to do
  • Mermaids drink mermosas
  • Mermaid, just add water
  • Aim to be mer-mazing
  • I love the rain, because I am a mermaid that lives far from the sea
  • I am done adulting. Let’s be mermaids
  • Be like a mermaid and seas the day
  • A little bit of pirate and a whole lot of mermaid
  • Drink like a pirate and dance like a mermaid
  • Put down your shell phone and enjoy the view
  • Mermaids sea life’s beauty
  • Let’s Shellabrate!
  • A salty pirate needs a beautiful mermaid
  • Don’t forget to wash your tail
  • Mermazing
  • Mermaids don’t do housework
  • Don’t get your seaweed in a bunch!
  • I am going to change the world, but today, I’ll just be a mermaid
  • You are Mer-mazing
little mermaid themed birthday cake

Little Mermaid Quotes 

  • You’re the one, the one that i’ve been looking for -Ariel
  • Who says that my dreams have to stay just my dreams -Ariel
  • There is a world where hope and dreams can last for all time -Ariel
  • I don’t see how a world that makes such wonderful things could be bad -Ariel
  • I’ve got gadgets and gizmos a-plenty -Ariel
  • What makes someone special? I suppose it all depends. It’s what’s unique in each of us. -Ariel
  • Have you ever seen something so wonderful in your entire life? -Ariel
  • I love you so. If only you could know -Ariel
  • You’re not getting cold fins now, are you? -Ariel
  • Don’t be such a guppy -Ariel
  • I want to be where the people are -Ariel
  • The seaweed is always greener in somebody else’s lake -Sebastian

I hope that you always make waves in life and that these mermaid quotes and insta captions are just what you need to add some magical underwater vibes to your best mermaid photos.