Last Updated on January 19, 2021 by Tina
If you’ve been following me on Instagram, you’ve probably seen that almost every day my posts in my IG stories are pictures of sunset in La Union. That’s because Urbiztondo Beach in San Juan, La Union is less than 5 minutes walk from our house. Every afternoon, I take my nephew there for a walk and also to watch the sunset.
La Union is a popular surfing destination in the country. And people who have been here know that sunsets in La Union are spectacular. I never get tired of watching them. And the color of the sky after the sun has set is equally beautiful.
If you are planning a trip to Elyu in the future, below are six spots in La Union to watch the sunset.
Where to Watch the Sunset in La Union
Located in the heart of San Juan, La Union is Urbiztondo Beach. It is the primary spot for surfing in La Union. It is also one of the best spots to watch the sunset. I’ve tried watching the sunset in different areas in Urbiztondo Beach, and they were all amazing. Just look at the pictures below.
Located in Brgy. Taboc, San Juan, Taboc Baywalk is another good spot for watching the sunset. Surf instructors bring their students here for the surfing lesson when the waves in Urbiztondo are too big for beginners.
Ma-Cho or Mazu Temple is a Taoist temple located in San Fernando, La Union. It is open for everyone, Taoists and non-Taoists alike. It is located on a hill in the City of San Fernando overlooking the West Philippine Sea. The courtyard of Macho Temple is a good place to watch the sunset.
Luna Pebble Beach/Baluarte Watch Tower
Located in the Municipality of Luna, Luna Pebble Beach is a vast shoreline covered with pebbles of different colors and sizes. Swimming is not advised here but it is a good spot for sunset watching.
Standing on the beach is the Baluarte Watchtower. It was built during the Spanish era as a lookout point for an impending attack of pirates or danger from the sea.
Agoo Eco-Fun World
Located in Sta. Rita West and Sta. Rita Central, Agoo, La Union, Agoo Eco-Fun Park has a wide piece of land covered with agoho trees (Casuarina equisetifolia). It is a man-made forest. A few meters from the man-made forest is the beach which is a good spot to catch the sunset. It has fine grayish sand. There are picnic huts in the beach area.
Spot Near Holcim Cement Plant in Bacnotan
On your way to Luna, there are areas near Holcim Cement Plant in Bacnotan where you have a good view of the sea. You rarely see other tourists in this area so it’s a good spot to watch the sunset especially now that social distancing is encouraged.
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