Where to See the Most Romantic Sunsets in the World
Catching an amazing sunset for your Instagram feed is one of the must-do’s of a good vacation. Frankly, a stunning view at the end of the day can really enhance your trip, no matter where you go.
Plus, no place is exactly the same when it comes to gazing into the setting sun as it lights up the sky with beautiful reds, oranges, blues and purples. People who say all sunsets are alike haven’t really spent enough time looking at them, right?
Take a look at a sunset on a beach in Hawaii. It can’t possibly be compared to a sunset perched perfectly on the horizon while climbing in the Rocky Mountains or standing on a rooftop in New York City. All this to say, you absolutely need to travel the world to get a taste of every kind of sunset Mother Nature has to give.
For a little inspiration for a journey to see one for yourself, we've rounded-up some of the most beautiful sunsets in the world. Seriously, you're in for a good view.
This ancient city has dozens of temples and pagodas to gaze at as the sun slowly sinks below the horizon at the end of the day.
Take a trip down to the beach at Boracay and you'll see the sky, in gorgeous shades of purple and pink, reflecting off the white sands.
Masai Mara, Kenya
As the sun sets, it makes the landscape of the Masai Mara positively glow with golden-yellow light, creating beautiful shadows of trees and wildlife.
Take a trip to the Mediterranean beach at the end of a long day in this Spanish town to take in a beautiful view over the water.
Negril Rockhouse, Jamaica
This boutique hotel, perched on top of the scenic cliffs of Negril's Pristine Cove in Jamaica, is the place watch a gorgeous sunset reflecting off the Caribbean sea.
Explore the mosques, palaces and gardens of the city, but also take some quiet time to enjoy the glow of dusk as it washes over the sky.
If you’re looking for the perfect icy sunset, you can’t get any better than the wintry paradise of Finland.
The city looks like a glowing postcard as the setting sun washes over the river, bridges and historical buildings.
Sunsets can be transformative, making Namibia’s desert look otherworldly at the end of the day.
Set up a camp and gaze over the dazzling Canadian sunset as it drifts below the mountains.
Salt Flats, Bolivia
Bolivia’s salt flats look incredible by day, but at sunset they look like you’ve traveled to another planet.
The sunset bouncing off the Louvre’s famous pyramid creates a one-of-a-kind reflection.
Watch the tide come in on the beach, sitting under palm trees as the sun sets over the water in Thailand.
The red, orange and yellow sunset casts perfect shadows over the many palaces and fortresses of Rajasthan.
The starkly white buildings of Santorini turn purple, red, orange and yellow as the sun sets over the water.
Seljalandsfoss Waterfall, Iceland
Explore Iceland's many caves and waterfalls, then sit back and enjoy the sunset.
New York, New York
Sit yourself on the Brooklyn Bridge or take the Staten Island Ferry to watch the New York City skyline light up at the end of the day.
Point Montara Lighthouse, Montara, California
Perfectly perched on the California coastline, the Point Montara Lighthouse is the perfect place to spend an evening watching the sky turn dark blue against hints of pink and yellow.
Joshua Tree, California
The unique Joshua trees stand out against the pink and orange sunset across the California desert.
The unique waterfront of Hangzhou lights up beautifully at sunset, especially as the sky turns deeper and depper shades of blue.