A beautiful sunset with palm trees in Pompano Beach

After a relaxing day of soaking up the sun in Pompano Beach, Florida, there’s no better way to unwind than watching the sunset. Pompano Beach is home to some of the most breathtaking sunsets you’ll ever witness. The red, orange, and pink hues are thanks to the sun reflecting on ashes from natural swamp fires and sugar mill processing in the Everglades, halfway across the state. They create a dazzling display that you won’t want to miss.

At Beach Vacation Rentals, we highly recommend our guests sit down and take in this amazing spectacle. When you’re staying at this East Coast beach: sunrises (and moonrises) are over the ocean. Sunsets are over the Intracoastal Waterway. To ensure you experience the beauty of Pompano Beach’s sunsets, we’ve put together a guide on some of the best places to take in immaculate sunset views.

A sunset in Pompano Beach over the Intracoastal WaterwayThe Best Spots to Watch the Sunset in Pompano Beach

Pompano Beach is renowned for its stunning sunsets. The city’s prime location along the southeastern coast of Florida ensures that every evening promises a colorful display in the sky. However, some spots offer better views than others. Here are a few of our favorite places to watch the sunset in Pompano Beach.

The Rusty Hook Tavern

Enjoy a spectacular sunset with cocktails and/or a delicious meal from The Rusty Hook Tavern. Located at Sands Harbor Marina on the Intracoastal Waterway, this restaurant offers remarkable waterfront views from indoors or out on their deck, and a robust menu of fabulous food and beverages. Enjoy a tasty meal and your favorite drink while the sun sets in the background. It’s the perfect combination of dining and natural beauty.

Serenity Yacht Cruises

Set off to watch the sunset on a dinner cruise from Serenity Yacht Cruises. Setting sail along the Intracoastal Waterway, you’ll be treated to a unique perspective of the sunset. The comfortable yacht, the serene ambiance, and the ever-changing backdrop of the sun descending over the water make for an unforgettable evening.

Sands Waterfront Restaurant

Located at Sands Harbor Resort, Sands Waterfront Restaurant and tiki bar is a very casual outdoor dining experience with tables set up all along its Intracoastal Waterway dock. Happy hour runs Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., allowing you to save on your favorite beverages and appetizers before witnessing the exceptional sunset. They also offer live music at least twice a week, which can add to the ambiance.

Sunrises and Moonrises at Pompano Beach Fishing Pier

A woman standing near Pompano Beach Fishing Pier during sunriseWhile Pompano Beach is known for its amazing sunsets, the sunrises and moonrises here can be spectacular, too. Over the past few years, Pompano Beach Fishing Pier has transformed and become a destination for dining and recreation. Before all of the action starts, head to the pier to watch one of Florida’s finest sunrises. You may want to enjoy a delicious breakfast at How You Brewin Coffee Company near the pier or Lucky Fish restaurant just south of the pier with a great view of the pier. And don’t miss the monthly full moon rise at the beach. It’s just perfect for an evening picnic on a beach blanket, watching the moon reflect in the water.

Coastal Accommodations in Pompano Beach

Cap off your day in Pompano Beach by witnessing a remarkable sunset. You can stay within a block of beach and a block of the Intracoastal Waterway when you stay at historic Cottages by the Ocean. These top-rated vacation rentals offer privacy, safety, and tranquility in Pompano Beach, just a short walk to attractions and restaurants. Whether you want to catch a spectacular sunrise or sunset, these rentals put you nearby.

Book your home away from home in Pompano Beach with Beach Vacation Rentals. To stay at one of our properties, please visit our contact page or call 954-283-1111 today to start your reservation.