15 Best Places to Watch San Diego Sunsets

To help you plan accordingly, we’ve highlighted fifteen of the best sunset spots in San Diego.

With sunset built right into the name, it should come as no surprise that Sunset Cliffs San Diego is a local favorite.

SUNSET CLIFFS NATURAL PARK

In the center of the memorial, you’ll see a giant white cross, which provides an impactful contrast for some to the evening sunset.

MOUNT SOLEDAD

You’ll enjoy the sunset as you walk, and, of course, when you reach the pier’s end. In addition to viewing the sunset from the pier, you can check out the adjacent beach.

CRYSTAL PIER

Windansea Beach may have a reputation for being the hangout of choice for skilled surfers, but it can also deliver an excellent sunset viewing experience.

WINDANSEA BEACH

At La Jolla Cove, you have the opportunity to spot both these beloved creatures and the sunset itself.

LA JOLLA COVE

You could find enough here to spend an casual half or full day before the sunset even arrives.

OCEAN BEACH PIER

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