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1253 Sunset Cliffs Blvd, San Diego, CA 92107-4015
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I went here early during the day. Parking was already a challenge and people were enjoying the fantastic weather. There are many cliffs around this park; if you're just after cliffs, there are other places to enjoy that offer the same view!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jsmooney
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First time to the west coast and first time seeing the Pacific Ocean. Parking is kind of limited so get there a little bit before the sun sets. There's plenty of natural seating to watch the show.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 373kimberlyo
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a beautiful and serene view! Watch the surfers, listen to the waves and just hang out! On the way or afterwards, stop in Point Loma or Ocean Beach for a bite to eat. You can also head up to the Cabrillo National Monument -...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pellaz-CA
Reviewed 6 days ago

Depending on when you visit it can be quiet, or rather busy. I was lucky to be there at sunset with not a lot of people around me, and enjoy a couple of quiet, peaceful beers with my wife.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sheldon P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing sunset. It is an easy drive with plenty of great places to take pics. If you are daring rent a lime scooter and zoom around town.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Flhsco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to see the cliffs in the morning. now they do renovation of the site. There is not so much of a parking. Get ready for a stunning pictures there. Lots of surfers there. You can spent 30 minutes there.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Olena K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for sunset but with all the clouds couldn't see the sun very well but it was a beautiful view of the ocean and surfers.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alma B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful sunset and crowded. I feel bad for people that have houses on that street. Now I'm just saying stuff because TripAdvisor requires more characters in my review.

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank tricias721
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Check what time sunset is an go a half an hour beforehand to get a good spot. The view is something you will not forget!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bevans130
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sunset Cliffs to watch the sun rise or set (aptly named) is an experience I'm sorry to say it took me too long to have in the 8 or so times I've visited San Diego. Finally, I can say I have and it's something I'll...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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April 2, 2018|
Response from Thomas G |
It varies from season and day. Just search the internet or download the free apps that will tell you the schedule.
Anya R
March 1, 2018|
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Response from Thomas G |
You can totally take a ride share. In fact, it may be worth it as it will keep you from having to fight for a place to park.
February 24, 2018|
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Response from C R | Reviewed this property |
Download the weather app on your phone for free. It will tell you when the sunsets daily.