11 vacation nails that are perfect for your next trip

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We never go on a vacation without a gorgeous set of vacation nails. From the beach to a fancy restaurant to a downtown dive bar, we want our vacation nails to look good and match the vibe. 

But what are some of our favorite vacation nail designs? Let’s take a look at 11 now.

1. Ocean nails

Headed to the water? These nails capture that vibe 110%.

💅Pure White + Someone Like Blue 

🔍20 rainbow nails to put on repeat 

2. Gold tips

These gold-tipped nails are glamorous and go with any outfit — jeans and a white tee, a bikini, or a little black dress.

💅24K Chrome Powder 

🔍19 glorious gold nail designs 

3. Mermaid nails

Who’s the mermaid? You’re the mermaid. 

💅Gimme A Beat + I See Blue 

🔍11 super cute blue nail designs

4. Temperature-controlled nail polish

If you’re going to be in and out of the pool or moving in and out of hot places, this nail polish is perfect for you.

💅Kissable Pink 

🔍What are color changing nails

5. French ombre with a hint of sparkle

If you have a variety of plans scheduled, you need vacation nails that can effortlessly take you from spot A to spot B — but in style.

💅Milky White 

🔍22 gorgeous white nail designs

6. Clear glitter nails

If you’re going to party, these nails are ready to party with you.

💅Disco Lights + Halo

🔍14 ultra-sparkly examples of pink glitter nails 

7. Tropical ombre

We’re headed to a tropical paradise, and so our these epic vacation nails.


🔍11 orange nail designs we’re crushing on 

8. Sipping on lemonade

If you need us, we’ll be sipping on spiked lemonade. 

💅Iceberg + Main Squeeze  

🔍7 extra hot summer nail designs 

9. Tropical sunrise

We may not wake up early enough to see the sunset when we’re on vacation. That’s why we put one on our nails.

💅Getting Warmer + Pixie Pink + Milky White 

🔍9 gel nail art designs you gotta see 

10. Marble waves

You don’t always need water and waves to have a great vacation — but it definitely helps.

💅The Real Teal + Chill Pill 

🔍21 beautiful examples of marble nails

11. More tropical vibes

We love tropical scenes, and we love them even more when they’re purple and pink.

💅Razzleberry Smash + Wanderlust

🔍15 long nail designs you have to see