What is it about sunsets that captures our attention and makes us be still and just look. The sun rises and sets every single day…but on some days, this simple process is simply magical. Sunsets almost make you want to fall in love, don’t they? Walk hand in hand down a sandy beach or watch the sun fall slowly from the tops of a mountain peak? Ahhhh…love. Here are 25 stunning sunsets that will make you want to fall in love.
1. Streams of sun peeking through the branches
Clouds, branch silhouettes and fading sunlight make a stunning sight to behold.
2. Red sunset
The sun and sky mesh to make shades of red that match perfectly with this lovely field of red poppies.
3. Sun fades behind the hills
There’s just something about sunset time that brings a peaceful serene feeling.
4. Purple mountain majesties
The mountains can be turned purple at sunset time by the rays of a sun going down.
5. Cloudy beach sunset
Sunset at the beach is like a rite of passage. It’s the best time to watch a sunset completely unfiltered, unless it’s made even more spectacular than clouds.
6. Sunset in the fall
Spectacular colors of leaves in the trees adds even more color to a beautiful end of a day.
7. Paint with all the colors of the wind
Sunsets bring out all the colors of the rainbow in force. It’s something we just love to see.
8. Blue and gold
A blue sky mixes with golden clouds as the sun goes down.
9. Rainbow painting
Some sunsets are so incredible that they almost look fake. Here, waves of the ocean swell into the sky.
10. Clouds of glory
Clouds in the sky just intensify the colors that light up.
11. Pink mountain sunset
The pink and blue sky is doubled by a reflection in the lake.
12. Eiffel Tower rainbow
Shades of purple, pink, orange, red, and yellow can be seen with the silhouette of the Eiffel tower front and center in this photo.
The soft pastels of this sunset at sea look so dainty and gentle, it’s almost as if someone has painted the sunset out of watercolors.
14. Trees and sky
We almost can’t tell where the rolling hills end and the sun-lit sky begins.
15. Peeking sun
The last rays of sun peek gently through a crevice in the rock, as water flows gently on its way.
16. Lady Liberty
The Statue of Liberty gleams delicately with the sun to her back and her arm raised victoriously.
17. Cornfields and clouds
Clouds filled with last day’s light illuminate endless corn fields below.
18. Every shade of pink
Pink wildflowers rise up to meet the last rays of the day, as the sun slowly sets behind the mountains.
19. Arctic pink and blue
These cliffs and icebergs in Patagonia, Argentina look spectacular as the sun falls low behind them.
20. Last day’s light
Wispy clouds and still waters are lit by the final moments of sun at sea.
21. Shadows of light
Stunning sun-lit clouds light up the Vietnam Veteran’s memorial in Washington DC.
22. Window to the soul
The last rays of the day peek through a stone-filled window.