Catch a Sunset at Sunset Beach in CA


    Added by Alex E

    Photograph an amazing sunset over the mountains and ocean from Sunset Beach. Get there early to swim, surf or fish while you wait for the beautiful sunset. Afterward, head across the street to Don The Beachcomber for Don's famous Rum drinks and Tiki Bar!

    Sunset Beach is located just 9 miles south of Long Beach and 6 miles North of Huntington Beach, CA on the famous Pacific Coast Highway 1. I accessed Sunset Beach from the South on I-405. I took exit 22 for Seal Beach. After the exit I turned a left/west on Seal Beach Blvd and drove for 2.6 miles until I reached CA-1. I turned left/south and drove for 2 miles. After 2 miles find public parking near the beach and walk to Sunset Beach.

    From here, hike, swim, and surf along the beach to find the best place to photograph the sunset and surrounding area. Once the sun goes down, walk over to Don The Beachcomber and grab a rum drink at the Tiki Bar.

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    🥇Top Contributor

    9 days ago

    Nice picnic spot

    Nice place to bring a picnic and stay until dark. Not as crowded as HB

    🥇Top Contributor

    4 months ago

    Nice Beach

    This is a nice beach to hangout, go for a swim or watch the sunset.

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    4 months ago

    Great Beach

    If you're looking for a little more action, Huntington Beach would be my recommendation, but this is a great little beach that stretches on forever. Great food options in town too.

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    5 months ago


    This is an underrated part of Huntington Beach. It's less crowded than the beaches closer to the pier.


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    over 2 years ago

    Open and Awesome

    This is just a huge stretch of beach in north, north Huntington Beach, just before you get to Seal. There is a quaint little community that surrounds this area and some good restaurants as well. Awesome place for sunset photos.

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