The Best Picks on Netflix to Get You Through Rainy Days at the Beach
Grace and Frankie (Netflix Original Series)
The perfect rainy day pick-me-up. Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlinson bring their chemistry to the screen again in this beachside comedy. Its dry humor will have you forgetting all about having to stay inside for the day.
Bloodline (Netflix Original Series)
Aquarius (Movie – International)
A retired music critic refuses to sell her historic beachside building in Brazil to developers eager to demolish it.
Flaked (Netflix Original Movie)
Will Arnett stars as Chip, a recovering alcoholic trying to face reality after a life changing accident. A funky California beach enclave filled with both drama and comedy.
Wild Oats (Movie)
Starring film legends Shirley MacLaine and Jessica Lange as two best friends who take on an adventure of a lifetime in the Canary Islands after mistakenly receiving a large amount of money from life insurance.
Forgetting Sarah Marshall (Movie)
If you’re into a total escape that will leave you deep belly laughing, then this romantic comedy-drama set on O'ahu (Hawaii's third-largest island) is for you. Warning, stars Jason Segel, Mila Kunis, Russell Brand and Kristen Bell bring the funny with a good dose of inappropriate humor.
The Great Gatsby (Movie)
This is a classic choice for that “beachy” vibe. And we’re talking the 1974 version, not the 2013 remake with Leonardo DiCaprio. A rainy afternoon is the perfect time to re-watch this vintage love story set in Long Island, New York, and starring the iconic Robert Redford as Jay Gatsby and Sam Waterston as Nick Carraway.
Cedar Cove (Series)
In a picturesque town on an island in Puget Sound in Washington state, Andie MacDowell takes on the life of a municipal court judge in this coastal village.
Bondi Rescue (Series)
This Australian series follows elite professional lifeguards on Sydney’s Bondi beach, taking on everything from animals to criminals to emergencies.
The Truth Behind: Atlantis (Docuseries)
This docuseries looks at new information about the “lost” underwater city of Atlantis.
The Blue Planet: A Natural History of The Ocean (Series)
David Attenborough narrates this exploration of our ocean and marine world, opening the door to the seas and its communities. If weather keeps you away from the beach, this is an excellent substitute. It’s beautiful to watch—almost hypnotic!