Let’s face it, Havana has plenty of character, add to that a tropical climate and stunning sunsets are basically a given every day. Whether you get the yellows and oranges or the amazing pinks and purples will depend on the weather. Either way, it will not disappoint.

So where should you perch yourself for the perfect sunset shot?


An only lime stone rockwall, by the sea. It makes for amazing shots with the waves crashing against it as the sun goes down. It’s also full of life, being a popular hangout place. This is a must when you are visiting. If you want to relax and hang with the locals or get the best photos, El Malecon is a Must.


Hotel Nacional

The Hotel Nacional de Cuba was declared a National Monument and it was inscribed in the World Memory Register. With its privileged location in the middle of Vedado, the center of Havana, it stands on a hill just a few meters from the sea, and offers a great view of the Havana Harbor; the seawall and the city.

Focsa Building

At 121 m tall, this is the tallest building in Havana. Situated in Vedado, it gives you great views from the restaurant on the top floor. Perfect for sunset shots.


El Morro

This place has the best views of  Havana period. This is an excellent place to come for Sunset or even sunrise. You get great elements… the city view or the lighthouse – depends on where you are shooting from, the water and the sunset.

El Christo de la Habana

It’s the tallest vantage point in Havana with views all round, cannot go wrong. Looking down, one can watch ships roll in through the mouth of Havana Bay and pick out several neighborhoods across the water below, including Old Havana and the entire stretch of the five-mile sea wall on the city’s northern border. Capture El Capitolio with the city skyline makes an amazing picture. Travel to Cuba from US