It’s officially summer, sun lovers! If that beach getaway’s looking a little pricey this year, no sweat: you can bring the beach to you. Light one of these beach-scented candles to unleash the salt-kissed tides and soul-stirring sun rays—all from the comfort of your own home.
If you can’t make it to the beach this season, these candles are the perfect backdrop for a summer staycation. Dive in—when it comes to setting the scene, our maker members can work sheer magic!
Beach-Scented Candles That Will Kick-Off Your Summer Staycation
Coast and Salt (TX)
Maker: Tish Holman
Like it does with sea glass, the ocean can smooth down your troubles and polish your spirit. Soak in the refreshing seascape with salt-kissed air, a splash of white tea, and a zing of nectarine. Coast and Salt crowns each candle with a few shards of sea glass, bringing azure waters right to your doorstep.
Emanate Essentials (MA)
Citrus Bae Hues
Maker: Sha Hannah-Santo
Light this candle to invite a kiss of the tropics into your home: a sparkling blend of lemon, orange, and grapefruit saunters through the air. Sit back and watch the subtle gradient of sun-kissed colors fade into one another, revealing a sight as gorgeous as the tide unfurls across the sand.
Mind Mana Creations (HI)
On a Beach in Hawaii
Maker: Harrison Tsai
Book a ticket to paradise—without draining your airline miles! Direct from Oahu, Mind Mana Creations turns your living room into a sparkling Hawaiian beachscape. Plumeria gently meanders with High Tide, a scent that sings with briny sea air drizzled with sweet citrus.
Moxie & Grace (CA)
Maker: Stephanie Wells
Enjoy your favorite beach destination without stepping foot out of your home! Seamist is like an exciting plunge into crisp azure waters: lemon and sea salt frolic through the air into the intoxicating feeling of an endless summer.
135 Candle Co. (CA)
Maker: Crystal Bong
Maybe your favorite seaside memories bring back cute memories of first crushes and summer flings. This cheery, lovestruck scent taps into the romantic side of summer with a sashay of fruity watermelon and bubbly chardonnay.
Scripted Fragrance (NY)
Maker: Amberlee Isabella
Is the ocean constantly calling your name? Beach Lover captures all the majesty of the deep blue sea. Warm, sun-stirred sand floats with scents of coastal flora, topped off with a kiss of salt spray. You’re even treated to a gorgeous poem about the beach: recite it before each lighting to set the mood!
Hayden Rowe Candle Co. (VT)
Maker: Christina DeCastro
There’s nothing like throwing open French doors to reveal a stunning ocean view! Sit back and enjoy the feeling of plunging into an escapist beach read lit by bright-white sun rays. Hints of tide-tossed wood, salt air, and warm amber swirl together into the ritzy beach house of your dreams.
Color & Flame (NJ)
Maker: Dronal Fisher II
There’s nothing like that first deep breath you take when your mind finally settles into day one of a beach getaway. Every whiff of this softly scented candle fills your body with that treasured moment. Sea salt strolls with lavender and fresh-cut roses, melting into what it smells like when every problem is a million miles away.
Alynn Hill Candle Co (TX)
Sea Salt + Ocean Mists
Maker: Alaina Gilberg
You might be burrowed into your couch, enjoying a Netflix marathon. But with this scent floating through the air, you’ll feel the sand in your toes and the sun on your cheeks! Crisp sea salt, ocean mist, and wet moss set the scene, whisking your mind away to that bucket-list beach getaway in no time.
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