Beautiful Places to See a Sunset
Collected by Andi Fisher, AFAR Local Expert
Sunsets are a beautiful thing in general, but combine them with a beautiful locale in a far off life and they become magical.
Sembalun Lawang, Sembalun, East Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara 83354, Indonesia
A sunset view from Pelawangan Sembalun, a camping zone at the feet of Mount Rinjani. A place to rest before we did the great ascend to reach the top of the mountain. When in Lombok, challenge yourself to hiking and trekking towards Mount Rinjani....
Amalienborg Slotsplads, København, Denmark
This unique trip around the beautiful habour of Copenhagen will only cost you the price of a bus ticket. Take the harbourbus 991 if you want to go north (Operahouse, Little Mermaid, etc), or 992 if you want to go south (The Black Diamond,...
Henley Beach SA 5022, Australia
In all of the tourist brochures you'll see Glenelg listed as 'the beach to visit' when you're in Adelaide. Forget the brochures and listen to the local - visit Henley Beach instead. Whilst Glenelg is easy to get to - the cities tram runs from the...
Malapascua Island, Daanbantayan, Philippines
Malapascua, a tiny island in the Visayan Sea north of Cebu, is well-known for its thresher-shark cleaning station, where divers gather daily to see these beautiful creatures ascend from below to be cleaned by fish before returning to deeper...
Oia 847 02, Greece
This little private church is probably the most photographed stop in Oia. Our rented house was right next to it but lower on the steps so we could see lots of people getting lots of photos. Married couples would take their photos next to it,...
On a trip to the amazing Iceland this January, my husband and I ended our first day at the small seaside town of Eyrarbakki. I wasn't prepared for how beautiful the Icelandic coast would be. The sun started its slow descent right around 4:45 each...
Access Lane To Caalan Beach, El Nido, 5313 Palawan, Philippines
I don't think there is anything better than an ocean sunset in a tropical paradise with an ice cold beer or pina colada. I feel lucky to have gotten to see the sun set in so many places, but El Nido might take the cake? The landscape here is...
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