The Best Spots to Enjoy the Sunset Near Cardiff-by-the-Sea


Southern California is known for many things: sandy beaches, top surfing spots, great cuisine, award-winning wines, and amazing coastal sunsets! Cardiff-by-the-Sea, this beautiful oasis located right next to Encinitas and Carlsbad is the perfect place to enjoy summer sunsets if you want to get away a bit from San Diego's busy downtown area. No matter what is the purpose of your visit to Cardiff-by-the-Sea, you can see some really amazing colors on the sky as dusk approaches.

The best thing about ocean sunsets is that you'll never see two that are completely alike, it is always a new symphony of colors and we firmly believe that the Cardiff-by-the-Sea area has some of the most beautiful coastal sunsets in Southern California.

Enjoy Your Sunsets by the Beach

Moonlight Beach is a popular place to catch the sunset. Sit on the sandy beach and enjoy the breath-taking panorama with orange, yellow, purple and blue colors that spread across the horizon. A great way to experience is to pack a picnic dinner and spend the evening on the beach, soaking in the astonishing views.

Beacon's Beach is just north of Moonlight Beach and it's another great spot to watch the sunset. Locals and visitors come here to hike the beach trail, sit atop the bluff, and admire the orange-purple sun sink below the ocean.

Sunset Spots Surrounded by Nature

The San Elijo Lagoon Trails is an unforgettable location to watch the sunset from! There are no words to describe it, but we can tell you that it definitely needs to be experienced. The beautiful landscape surrounding it will make for a fairy-tale image, as the colors in the sky change.

Annie Canyon Trail is the perfect place for the more adventurous sunset lovers. It's located just southeast of the San Elijo Lagoon which makes for an astonishing view of the ocean sunset, once you reach the viewpoint up top.

The Self-Realization Fellowship Meditation Gardens is a must-visit spot if you are in Cardiff-by-the-Sea. You'll find here small benches hidden in silent corners to rest or meditate. This is a perfect place to relax, recharge your batteries and enjoy the sunset.

Enjoy the Sunset from a Beautifully Furnished Deck

Our stylish family-owned condos are close to everything Cardiff-by-the-Sea has to offer. You won't find a better place to relax after a busy day.

Whether you want to enjoy the luxury of our Penthouse-Parkhouse duplex or the intimacy of our cozy SeaCottage, here you'll get the comfort you are looking for.

Our condos come with a beautiful ocean view, access to a furnished deck from where you can admire the sunset in complete privacy.

We can assure you that by renting our condos you get a front-row seat to some of the most spectacular sunsets in the world.