Travelling the globe in search of the most beautiful sunsets is really something extraordinary. From Australia and the Caribbean, to Cambodia, Scotland and even the Sahara Dessert…here are 10 exceptional photographs that the romantic at heart will definitely appreciate.
1. Oia, Santorini, Greece
The village of Oia, perched on the hills of Santorini, is one of the most spectacular and romantic places on earth. At the end of the day, when the last sun rays reflect on the white houses, you suddenly feel in perfect harmony with the world.
2. Ayers Rock, Australia
Uluru, as the Aborigines call it, is the most remarkable rock formation of the Australian outback. Visible from dozens of miles away, Uluru is famous for its intense red colour; at sundown, the rock turns a beautiful shade of purple.
3. Key West, Florida
A sight worth a thousand words – the sunset in Key West is a unique and extraordinary experience that attracts thousands of people to Mallory Square on a daily basis.
4. Masai Mara, Kenya
The Masai Mara is a national reserve in Kenya, particularly famous for its safari tours. When the sun goes down over the horizon, it almost looks like the entire landscape is ablaze.
5. Santa Monica, USA
Films and TV series have immortalized the rides and legendary lifeguard stands of the Santa Monica pier. Going to the beach during the day can be quite hectic, but in the evening, the atmosphere is truly peaceful.
6. The Sahara Desert
After a tiring camel ride, climb on top of a sand dune and watch the radiating sun illuminate the horizon: “I have always loved the desert. One sits down on a desert sand dune, sees nothing, hears nothing. Yet through the silence something throbs, and gleams…” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince.
7. Angkor Wat, Cambodia
What an incredible sight! Angkor Wat is the largest and most mysterious temple of Angkor, the ancient capital of the Khmer Empire.
8. Stonehenge, UK
Stonehenge at dusk is truly splendid. There is nothing quite like witnessing the last rays of sun shine through the stones of this megalithic.
9. The Caribbean Islands
Catch the sunset as you sail out onto the Caribbean Sea…the perfect way to end the day.
10. Ailsa Craig, Scotland
Last but not least, we leave you with this spectacular sunset over the uninhabited island of Ailsa Craigare.