Beautiful Free Summer Wallpaper Desktop Backgrounds

Is there any season that is more fun than summer? While every season has something that makes it loved, summer is a time for vacations, warm weather, relaxing at the beach, and enjoying sunsets.

If you love summer, you might appreciate having a nice summer wallpaper or desktop background on your computer. You probably see your wallpaper a lot, so why not decorate it with something that creates happy thoughts?

This page features 50 amazing photos that are sure to make you appreciate summer even more. Pick one that you like the best (I know that will be a difficult decision) and click through to be able to download a high res version that you can set as your wallpaper.

Beautiful Beach at Sunset

Beautiful Beach at Sunset

This picturesque beach sunset will make you feel like you’re there, rather than at your computer.

Beach from Above

Beach from Above

Aerial photo that showcases a nice beach in beautiful blue water, plus some palm trees.

Beach from Above

Beach from Above

Another beautiful aerial shot of the beach, this one without any trees.

Beachgoers

Beachgoers

This aerial photo looks down on a crowd of people on the beach and swimming in the ocean.

Palm Trees and Sunflare

Palm Trees and Sunflare

Beautiful palm trees with a blue sky and sunflare.

A Drink and a View

A Drink and a View

This wallpaper may not help you to feel like getting any work done while you’re at the computer, but it will help you to appreciate summer.

Colorful Sky

Colorful Sky

A colorful sky with clouds to reflect the light and colors.

Ripples in the Water

Ripples in the Water

You’ll be ready to jump in and cool off.

Palm Leaf

Palm Leaf

This closeup photo of a palm leaf makes an ideal summer wallpaper or background.

Coastal Views

Coastal Views

Scenic coastal landscape featuring a tall cliff along the beach, taken at sunset.

Relaxing on the Beach

Relaxing on the Beach

Woman in a blue hat lying on a white sand beach with a beautiful view.

Palm Tree Silhouettes

Palm Tee Silhouettes

Palm trees in front of a colorful sunset form nice silhouettes.

Sunset and Palm Trees

Sunset and Palm Trees

Another silhouette shot, this one looking at toward the ocean and towards the setting sun.

Sunset Scene

Sunset

This stunning sunset photo features a colorful sky, clouds, and the silhouette of some palm leaves.

Purple Sky

Purple Skye

A colorful sky and silhouette of the tree line.

Amazing Beach

Amazing Beach

This photo features a quiet beach with nice sand and beautiful blue water.

Island Beach

Island Beach

Beautiful beach with no one in sight.

Sailboat

Sail Boat

Sailboat on the water with the coast visible in the distance.

Beach Sunset

Beach Sunset

Sunset at the beach with some plants in the foreground.

Path

Path

A picturesque path leading to the beach.

Rows of Umbrellas

Rows of Umbrellas

This aerial show features several rows of beach umbrellas that form a pattern.

Beach Umbrella

Beach Umbrella

Some of the best wallpapers and backgrounds are simple, like this photo of a colorful beach umbrella.

Blue Umbrella

Blue Umbrella

Closeup shot of a blue and white beach umbrella with a soft, cloudy sky in the background.

Starfish

Starfish

Another simple wallpaper, this one features a starfish on the beach.

Tropical Beach

Tropical Beach

Tropical beach with palm trees, sand, and blue water. A small island is visible in the distance.

Tropical Beach

Tropical Beach

Another tropical beach scene that features beautiful palm trees.

Boat on the Beach

Boat on the Beach

A tropical beach with palm trees, blue water, and a small boat.

Road Trip

Road Trip

View from the window along the beach.

Sunflower

Sunflower

Closeup of blooming sunflower with a cloudy sky blue sky in the background.

Woman in Sunflower Field

Woman in Sunflower Field

Woman in a brown hat walking through a field of blooming sunflowers.

Swimming Pool

Swimming Pool

This minimalist photo of a swimming pool features vibrant colors.

Pineapples

Pineapples

Another minimalist photo that features four pineapples and plenty of whitespace.

Pineapple on the Beach

Pineapple on the Beach

What’s better than a pineapple? Pineapple on the beach.

Coconut

Coconut

Open coconut lying on the beach in two halves under the shadow of a palm tree.

Ferris Wheel

Ferris Wheel

A cropped shot of a ferris wheel with a clear blue sky in the background.

Footprints

Footprints

Closeup shot of footprints in the sand and the ocean in the background.

Pool Raft

Pool Raft

Nothing says “summer” like relaxing on a raft in the pool.

Innertube and Pool

Innertube

Bright green innertube floating on a pool with a blue floor.

Resting on a Palm Tree

Resting on Palm Tree

Speaking of relaxing, this palm tree looks like a pretty good spot.

Summer

Summer

Scrabble blocks spelling “summer” on the beach with a blurred background.

Looking Up

Looking Up

View of a palm tree from below, with a blue sky and the sun above.

Palm Trees Along the Coast

Coastal Scene

Shallow beach with palm trees right along the water.

Sunglasses by the Pool

Sunglasses by the Pool

This simple photo works well as a desktop background with some open space for your icons.

Sunglasses on the Beach

Sunglasses on the Beach

Glistening sand with the ocean in the distance.

Sunglasses on the Beach

Sunglasses on the Beach

Another option with sunglasses on the beach and the ocean in the distance.

Beach Ball

Beach Ball

This photo of a beach ball floating in a pool features a simple background that makes it an excellent choice for desktop wallpaper.

Palm Trees and Sky

Palm Trees and Sky

Beautiful composition that includes the top of many palm trees and gorgeous blue sky.

Palm Trees

Palm Trees

This photo shows the long palm tree trunks with a clear sky in the background.

Lone Palm Tree

Lone Palm Tree

A single palm tree on the beach with the ocean in the background.

Best Summer Ever

Best Summer Ever

This simple message will remain right in front of you.

Conclusion

With this selection of photos, you’re sure to find a summer wallpaper or desktop background that you love. Although you might wish it would be summer all year, that’s not the case. Be sure to see our other blog posts to find other seasonal wallpaper:

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