The 11 Best Free Beach Wallpapers of 2023

Bring the beach to your desktop with these gorgeous backgrounds

Whether winter or summer, a vacation to the beach is always a serene escape. If you can't visit a sandy beach in person, decorate your desktop or mobile device with one of these free beach wallpapers.

Find more free beach wallpapers from the best free wallpaper sites. If you'd like less sand and more water, peruse some free ocean wallpapers. We also keep a list of the best summer wallpapers.

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Tropical Beach by Beach Backgrounds

Free beach wallpaper featuring white, sandy beach with palms and a lounger

Beach Backgrounds

Craving bright blue waters and white sand? Escape to this scenic tropical beach. Download this background for your desktop monitor, dual monitors, or mobile device.

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I Want a Holiday by WallpaperStock

Free beach wallpaper featuring two empty white chairs on a beach


These empty beach chairs are calling your name. Download this free beach wallpaper for your monitor in 1024x768 or 852x480 resolutions. Pick the mobile or cover photo options for your smartphone or social media profiles.

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Palm Beach by Desktop Nexus

Free beach wallpaper featuring a lone palm tree leaning over a beach

Desktop Nexus

Picture yourself seeking shade from this lovely palm tree on a white, sandy beach. Even better, Desktop Nexus automatically detects your monitor's resolution and provides the right size for downloading.

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Amazing Sunset by WallpaperStock

Free beach wallpaper featuring orange sunset with palm trees over a beach


Take a relaxing moment for yourself with this stunning beachside sunset. Download this image in numerous resolutions for desktops and mobile devices, or use it as a cover photo for social media.

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Ageeba Beach Egypt by

Free beach wallpaper featuring a cave view of a beach in Egypt

This wallpaper depicts the beautiful Ageeba Beach in Egypt from a unique vantage point. Download Ageeba Beach in its original 1440x900 resolution or pick from several other options.

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Colorful Chairs at WallpaperFX

Free beach wallpaper featuring colorful chairs on a white, sandy beach


Embrace the summer vacation spirit with this collection of colorful Adirondack chairs. Opt for one of the mobile device sizes or standard, wide, and HD resolutions for your desktop.

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Sunset Beach Umbrella by Desktop Nexus

Free beach wallpaper featuring a red beach umbrella at sunset

Desktop Nexus

If you love beach sunsets, this artistic umbrella image captures the beauty in a unique way. Leave the work of finding the best resolution to Desktop Nexus when you download it for your desktop.

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Ocean Beach at Sunset by WallpaperStock

Free beach wallpaper featuring a beach at sunset


If you love vibrant sunsets and cloudscapes, download Ocean Beach at Sunset for your desktop. Find a home for it on other devices, too, with wide resolution availability in tablet, mobile, and cover photo sizes, among others.

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Sand Ripples by WallpaperStock

Free desktop wallpaper featuring ripples in beach sand in front of water


If you like a little texture with your beach scene, this free wallpaper featuring ripples in the sand fits the bill. Download this free beach wallpaper in several resolutions for desktop and mobile devices, and use it as a cover photo for social media sites.

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Shell on the Sand by WallpaperStock

Free beach wallpaper featuring an up-close shot of a shell lying in coarse sand


Bring the beach to you with this close-up shot of a shell on the sand. Choose from a variety of sizes that work for social media, mobile devices, and desktops.

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Birds on the Beach Wallpaper on Unsplash

five birds flying over the beach

frank mckenna / Unsplash

Enjoy the beach with these birds in this beautiful beach wallpaper at Unsplash. Its original size is 4928x3280, but you can choose a small, medium, or large version for different screen sizes.

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