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Address: Port Nelson, San Salvador
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Climb to the top and see San Salvador's beautiful Caribbean countyside.

Climb to the top and see San Salvador's beautiful Caribbean countyside.

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A must-see site on the island of San Salvador.

Don't miss this unique lighthouse. Great views of the island from the top with interesting machinery to make this lighthouse work each night. It is run like a clock with weights... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 18, 2015
Kathleen S
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Washington Court House, Ohio
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Washington Court House, Ohio
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Don't miss this unique lighthouse. Great views of the island from the top with interesting machinery to make this lighthouse work each night. It is run like a clock with weights to move the light. No electricity used. Also has clean restrooms.

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Thank Kathleen S
Florida
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

San Salvador is a little family Island in the Bahamas. Only around 1000 people live here. The Lighthouse is a special site and if you spend time on San Salvador you want to see it. The views overlooking the whole island and the many lakes and beautiful beaches is awesome. It puts things into perspective. Also, once you made it... More 

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Thank SansalBahamas
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This is an experience to take in. About a thirty minute drive from the local town of San Sal. Climb the steps of the light house and take in the breathless views of the island. I visited this site while on a work vacation in the summer of 2014.

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Thank Autumn H
Nassau, New Providence Island
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Was a genuine experience - there are few functioning lighthouses around. There was no curator around to explain the history though. Still, I enjoyed the trip.

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Thank Movintrue
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I suggest you don't go by bicycle - it's too far. The light house was quaint, but not remarkable. Stay at the club and enjoy a massage instead.

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Thank James D
Niskayuna, New York
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Long climb up some narrow stairs but view is great!! I wish their was a way to the outside at the top .

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Thank Deanna R
St Jean d'Aulps
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Free to enter, best view on the island, you can cycle from Cockburn town, probably worth returning the way you came though as the east side of the island is less interesting on a bike.

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1 Thank endlessride
Paris, France
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180 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

My husband and I rented a bike from the Club Med and rode to the lighthouse. It took us about 1 hour (one way) to get there, but it was so worth it! The ride was easy (flat road) and the view was amazing all along the trip. The lighthouse was great. We could go inside and then up to... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We climbed the lighthouse. There is a wrought iron staircase, and the last portion of the climb is an iron ladder with a railing about a foot tall. Don't climb the final bit if you are afraid of heights or are in unsafe shoes. Leave a donation in the lock box inside the bottom of the light house.

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2 Thank schisto
New Orleans, Louisiana
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Knowledgable keeper and exceptional view. say more.............................i have said enough, but this asks for more....

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