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Sunset Cliffs, San Diego

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Aptly named, Sunset Cliffs features 2.4 km (1.5 mi) of sandstone cliffs in hues that mirror a golden sunset along the Pacific Ocean. For some of the best sights, take the coastal trail along the boulevard to reach rocky hills, sandy arches, and coves. At the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Ladera Street, you can take the stairs down to the beach during low tide. The 28 hectares (68 acres) park connects with Point Loma Reserve, a protected coastal habitat. Put Sunset Cliffs at the forefront of your travel plans using our San Diego holiday planner.
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  • We went to Sunset Cliffs during the day. The weather didn't cooperate for a sunset. The cliffs are beautiful and it was fun to see a different shoreline with the cliffs  more »
  • Such a breathtaking view! A little too high for me lol!!! but if you don't mind being a dare devil and taking the steps on the side of the cliffs for a closer view of the caves, then so be it! Highly ...  more »
  • Great place to watch the sunset. Remember to get a coat, it can be quite windy (cold wind). But it worths!  more »
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  • Beautiful spot to pull aside and spend some time near the shore.. There is no access to play, however a great spot to see the sunset and enjoy the oceanic view. Parking is very limited in the are and there are no restrooms..
  • Quiet at night, and you can relax to the sound of the waves crashing against the cliffs. It's my way of clearing my mind and meditate to release my stress and worries.. one of my favorite places in San Diego.
  • Sunset Cliffs is the perfect place to take great photos. Early morning and evening are best times to capture different hues of light.
  • Gotta love the views! Don't fall over!
  • Beautiful place to watch the sunset. Wear comfy shoes if you want to walk around.