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Top 5 Spectacular Sunsets Around the World

There’s no better way to end your day than with a sunset that paints the sky in rainbow colors – and there’s no better vantage point than from one of the luxury properties in the JG Black Book Collection! From rural mountain views to bustling urban settings, we’ve put together a list of our top 5 favorite places to see the sunset of a lifetime. Read on to find out where!


47 Boutique Hotel

Enjoy the charm of Ancient Rome from a privileged and romantic perspective. Spending your stay on the highest floor of 47 Boutique Hotel will be a daydream experience as you enjoy breathtaking views of the city – complete with colorful sunsets – from your private terrace. Here, you can also have a romantic candlelight dinner while admiring the exceptional show of lights on the monuments and the Roman treasures below. Whether you’re sipping a delicious cocktail or indulging in sophisticated dishes inspired by the Mediterranean cuisine at the 47 Circus Roofgarden, you can rest assured that 47 Boutique Hotel uses the best products of Italy to create a priceless experience.


Andronis Concept

Andronis Concept invites you to embark on a journey of freedom and relaxation. Join Elena, Andronis’ inspirational fitness instructor, for a life-changing yoga experience in a terrace that overlooks the famous sunset and volcanic cliff of Santorini. Guests can also experience a special sunset massage under the colorful sky and above the infinite Aegean Sea. Andronis offers the best possible options to achieve an inner state of absolute well-being, all while in balance with Mother Nature.


Azura Selous Game Reserve

With it’s position on the banks of the Great Ruaha River in the Selous Game Reserve, sunsets at Azura Selous Game Reserve are always impressive. Best enjoyed with a sundowner in one hand and plate of nibbles, you’ll lose all track of time as you share tales of the days’ sightings with your travel companions. A sunset in Africa is a treat for all the senses: the smell of the bush, the sight of the massive sky streaked with red and orange, the taste of juniper berries from your gin and tonic, the touch of a warm breeze on your skin and the sound of the nocturnal wildlife stirring to life as the evening begins. You couldn’t imagine a more thrilling way to watch the sunset.


Elewana Elsa’s Kopje Meru

Sunset is a magical time, when day turns to night and the colors in the sky glow with amber hues that morph miraculously before your eyes – then in a split second it is gone, leaving you with a sense of wonder. There is nowhere better to absorb the shards of light during that golden hour than at Elewana Elsa’s Kopje in Meru National Park, a remote wilderness with several rocky outcrops that lend themselves to the most majestic views over the plains of Meru, stretching as far as the eye can see.

A favorite spot of George and Theresa, the managers at Elewana Elsa’s Kopje, is Rain Kombe with 360 degree views of the park. Another favorite sunset spot with guests is George’s pool, the very place that George Adamson (Of the Born Free story) used to take Elsa the lioness for her afternoon dips. And if you don’t feel like leaving the property, don’t worry – you’re still guaranteed a spectacular sunset experience at ‘Hard Rock Cafe’, a hidden spot on the side of the hill behind the main area, where you can see Mount Kenya in the distance in all its glory. If you’re staying at the Private House, the sunsets are extra special as the colors of the sky are reflected on the infinity swimming pool. Wherever you’re enjoying the sunset, you’re guaranteed a fabulous view and of course, a sundowner in hand.


Volcanoes Safaris’ Virunga Lodge

If you’re a sunset lover, make sure you stay at Virunga Lodge in one of the 5 lake facing luxury bandas. The lodge is perched high on a ridge with stunning views of the Virunga Volcanoes, with the Musanze valley to the west and Lake Bulera and Ruhondo to the east. Ask for a volcano facing banda or a seat in the beautiful outdoor terrace for a view of the most amazing sunset in Rwanda.