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Address: 1253 Sunset Cliffs Blvd, San Diego, CA 92107
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Amazing scenery

Although I didn't go at sunset, the view in the mid-afternoon was still quite breathtaking. There's a little pathway going down marked by a warning sign that you can take to get... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Plano, Texas

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Pretty location and some decent hiking, put like in most areas of San Diego near the ocean they never have enough parking so you are almost always waiting for someone to leave.

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Although I didn't go at sunset, the view in the mid-afternoon was still quite breathtaking. There's a little pathway going down marked by a warning sign that you can take to get close to the waves. You can watch the surfers from here as well as take some great photos. There is also a beach here, but it's quite tiny,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I go here every time I'm in San Diego. The view of the ocean is awesome. I love climbing down on the rocks to enjoy the sea spray. Sunsets are magical here.

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Christiansburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend recommended tis as THE place to see a sunset. It is good but most beaches have some cliffs near and all are good for sunsets. Parked about an hour before sunset and walked around. This is about a mile long stretch across from a residential neighborhood, but there are several parking lots and on the street parking. Walk... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love walking the cliffs in San Diego and this is the perfect place. The ocean waves crash below, the surfers are fun to watch and the walk along the bay is great fun. Unfortunately, the cliffs are slowly falling away into the ocean and in some spots, you are walking in the street. But this walk is not to... More 

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Richland, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If around the area, you need to stop here and just stand or sit to enjoy the sunset. It is a quiet place that many locals go and just watch the sunset. Lots of really cool cliff rocks and not hard to navigate as they are mostly flat.

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San Diego
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The SUNSET CLIFFS, is located in a wealthy neighborhood. That being said, "For me, it's best enjoyed right before and during sunset." There is no real beach. The surfers go to the far end and have to climb down to the water. You will only spend a few (15) minutes there.

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this by chance killing time before a flight. Sun, wildlife and surfers kept us entertained while we enjoyed an impromptu picnic

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Go, and watch the sunset. There's few more beautiful places to watch the sun go down over the Pacific Ocean. Parking is scarce, though. Also, don't be like the guy who walked off the cliff staring at his phone.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place to enjoy nature. Many surfers in area and great for photos too. Bring hiking shoes as there are many trails that lead to shoreline, but do so at your own risk as some are very steep.

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