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Arecibo Lighthouse & Historical Park

Address: Carr 655 Bo. | Islote Sector el Muelle, Arecibo, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787-880-7540
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Ranked #7 of 10 Attractions in Arecibo
Type: Lighthouses, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
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Type: Lighthouses, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Wilmington, Delaware
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We were there on 1/13/2015. Not much to see and not too many informative signs for the displays or the lighthouse itself. Some upgrades and TLC are definitely in order. The views are spectacular however. We didn't avail ourselves of the water attractions or the park too much, just went straight for the lighthouse. If you're a lighthouse buff, then... More 

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Isabela, Puerto Rico
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Visited early Jan 2015 with my wife and 2 children (ages 10 & 11). The kids enjoyed the few hours we were there. The good. There's plenty to see. The views from the lighthouse and the waterpark are worth the admission fee. The playground and "aquarium" is ok. Everything else is "nice to have". The not-so-good. The park is very... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
15 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

What a great place to visit, if you have kids they will love it, if you havent and want to be a kid you will love it too. Ok 12 dollars each sounds a lot but over here its a couple of cocktails. It was a very warm day and the "park" wasnt that busy... the pirate adventure and aquarium... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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118 reviews 118 reviews
6 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Our family visited Arecibo Lighthouse as part of our trip to Puerto Rico in September, 2010. I love visiting lighthouses, and this was no exception. Though dated and in need for some restoration, the lighthouse serves as an important reminder of maritime safety and "lighting the way" for ships crossing thru the coast of Puerto Rico. The location is great... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 via mobile

Great place to go with kids. Great scenery for taking pictures. Easy access. Reasonable price for the visit.

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The admission fee was quite high for a park that is quite dated. The aquarium was very small and the tanks were not clean. The views from the lighthouse were pretty, but generally not worth the price of admission.

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Puerto Rico
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

On thanksgiving day we decide to pay them a visit, to my surprise is a complete package, they have a unique display of the history of Puerto Rico was. The aquarium was a plus, I wasn't specting this. The view, just looking at the view cover what we paid for the entrance.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
14 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This is more than a lighthouse. It is also a place to experience history. It is very interactive and seems like a lot of fun for children. We were there at the end of the day and enjoyed watching the sunset. They give you a coupon for a 15% discount at their restaurant across the street with its own parking.... More 

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Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
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67 reviews 67 reviews
19 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The park has several areas but all with the exception of the lighthouse seem to be in dis repair. The three wood ships that can be boarded by visitors are starting to look thier age, and have sections closed. The pirate ship is completely closed to the public. The pirate cave and aquarium could use some better lighting, and the... More 

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Arecibo, Puerto Rico
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This is a grest place for kids they have a variety of activities for kids togo. They have amzing pirate ships representing the colonizators, they also have an aquarium with a wide variety of tropical fishes and sharks. From here you can visit the light house and have a claer view of the town. Just to finish they have a... More 

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