These tropical nail designs are vibrant, creative, and attention-grabbing. They’re fun and allow you to show your own unique style. They’ll turn heads and put you in that tropical vibe. Whether you’re going on holiday or just want to stand out from the crowd, these patterns add a bit of fun to any manicure.
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Nailing that vacation feeling!🍹
We are starting this collection with some translucent pink nails designed with these pretty pink dots and curves. I love how pink and orange together feel so tropical and serve as a good color scheme for a much-needed getaway!
Light and fun colors are always a good idea when you’re lounging by the pool. This set is a bit more glammed up, using some gems and crystals.
Here are some almond-shaped nails, with some having a clear base and some having a purple base. I like how the leaves are multi-colored, making them fit the entire design better.
Here’s a more traditional nail set sticking to blues and oranges. I like how this set was made a bit more modern using some added animal prints.
This shade of blue has really been in lately. I like the contrast between the fully blue painted hand and the white-painted hand-designed with blue leaves.
This is a set for those who love the color pink. It’s got this connected sea view design in the middle of the set and some added pink gems to embellish the entire look. Palm tree nail art is a real trend and way more varied than you might expect.
I love how light this set looks because of this colorway. We’ve got pretty bright colors making up the tips of the nails and some white flower designs on the base.
These nails feel like lying on the sand while the sun starts to set. I love how the colorway reminds me of a pretty sunset by the beach. The subtle Disney nail art is a nice touch.
This nail set is a combination of coral pink nails and green nails painted with leaves with a multi-colored tropical colorway.
This neon green nail set is as bright as it gets. We’ve got a natural pink base that’s topped with these pink to white ombré flowers. I love the addition of the gems in the middle because it adds more dimension to the look.
Check out this pretty modern look. We’ve got some bright neon orange tips paired with a full orange nail. I like how a sliced orange was added to the design to make it a lot more fun and fresh!
These nails take me back to the early 2010s. These nails have a pastel pink base and are topped with these famous green tropical leaves.
This nail set features some really bold blue nails paired with some flower-topped nails that tone the look down a bit.
I really love what a monochrome look looks like. You can easily make a tropical set by choosing a color that could fit your tropical look! This bright pink is just perfect!
This set looks simpler and cleaner because of its matte finish. We’ve got some beige nails with simple two-toned lines and some leaf-painted nails.
I love how this nail set is a mix of pretty bold colors that perfectly match each other. We’ve also got some designs that fit the theme, such as layered waves, leaves, and animal prints.
There’s just something about colorful nails that make you just want to have a good time. I love the mixture of layered tips with different fun colors and layered waves.
Nothing screams tropical more than these sunset nails. We’ve got some pink to yellow and green to pink ombré nails designed with some palm trees.
These citrus nails will keep you refreshed when the weather is hot and you need something to keep yourself cool!
Here’s a rather simple design from this collection. We’ve got these aqua blue nails which remind me too much of the ocean.
These really bright reddish orange nails are paired with some nude nails topped with some floral stencils. You can definitely make any design fit your vacation look as long as you’ve got some bold colors with it!
This entire nail set reminds me so much of the bottom of the sea. We’ve got aqua nails and some ombré nails with leaves that look like seaweed floating around.
Here’s an exciting set that would stand out at night. We’ve got these neon pink nails with an accent nail topped with a lot of silver glitters.
I love how this set is colorful yet a lot more subdued compared to the other colored sets. I also love how the rose gold glitter serves as a unique addition to the set.
These nails remind me of the feeling of lounging around on a very calm day. We’ve got these pastel blue and pink nails and some shaded flowers on top that just makes the entire set feel so tranquil.
Here’s a nail set that’s only painted with one solid color. This color is still very fun but is not as vibrant as the neon nail sets.
This nail set is perfect for those who want something simple and classy. We’ve got these pastel pink nails with some pink, yellow, and green stamped flowers on top.
These nails make me feel as if I’m in a forest. I love the matte green nails, which both contrast and complement the cream nails topped with green and gold leaves.
We have these pink and orange nails matched with some white nails topped with flower and leaf designs. I also love the unique accent nail with a parrot drawn on top of it.
These nails are a lot darker and wearable as well. The only bright thing about this set is the accent nail topped with multi-colored gems.
I love this two-tone green nail set. We have some plain lime green nails and some darker green shiny nails with some animals and leaves on top.
If you’re looking for a tropical-themed nail set that’s still glamorous, then this is the set for you! We’ve got full pink sparkle nails paired with some multi-colored floral prints.
Here’s another light and refreshing set. I love the mix of the white and yellow tips with the white daisies. I also love how some flowers have a red accent in the middle.
This nail set is just gorgeous. I love how the background reminds me of neon lights, and the designs really stick well with the tropical nail them.
Blue is such a serene color. I love how it’s mixed with another color that’s also very calm as well. The pink-painted nails are topped with blue flowers and leaves whose colors perfectly go with each other.
If you want to make your tropical vacation a lot more shiny and bright, go with these bright pinkish-red glitter nails.
White nail sets are perfect for a tropical trip because of how well it fits with everything. These have some abstract wave and trip designs and some tiny polka dots.
Here’s another sunset-themed nail set with some shadow leaves and palm trees on top.
This nail set is so chic and modern. We’ve got these multi-colored bright tips and waves that look so light yet bright on the nails.
I love how neat and clean this nail set looks. I especially love the layered sunset design contrasted by the yellow sun and the white leaves.
This is such a cool-looking nail set because it’s got three different tones to the ombré base. I love the look of gradient neon green tips, especially when topped with thin white stencils.
If you need a nail set that’s simple yet colorful, then you might want to give this nail set a try. You can mix in all your favorite colors without it looking messy.
Here’s a multi-colored pink nail set that’s a mix of fully painted nails and some tips and waves. I love how it goes from a bright pink to a deep red.
This is such a unique-looking set. We’ve got some tie-dye prints on the entire nails and on the tips of the nails. I like how different colors are mixed per nail, making the set look a lot more original.
I love this tri-color ombré set that goes from pink to yellow to green. I also love the subtle glitter detailing on top.
Here’s a bright pink-colored set mixed with some clear nails topped with pink and orange flowers and green leaves. This colorway just looks so good!
There’s just something about bright pinkish-red nails that remind me of summertime.
I think tropical nail designs are for more than just summer. They’re fun, playful and I want to see yours! Our inspiration photos come from user submissions and open sources and we’ll always give credit. All of the fantastic styles belong to their respective owners. If we’ve got a credit wrong or you’d rather we don’t feature you – just drop us an email.