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

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Lighthouse

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Niskayuna, New York
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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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Niskayuna, New York
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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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St Jean d'Aulps
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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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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 289 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 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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New Orleans, Louisiana
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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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South Bend, Indiana, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This lighthouse is unique, pretty, and easy to find if you have rented a car. No one was around when we arrived (we were told you might have to tell the owner of the land you were going up . . . didn't seem so). We signed the guestbook (which was fun to see who else was there) and climbed... More 

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Atlanta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The Dixon Hill Lighthouse is one of the few attractions on San Salvador, so should definitely visit. We were the only two people there when we went and were told to go ahead and look around all we wanted. The climb to the top was not terribly strenuous, and was easy to stop to catch our breath if needed since... More 

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Munich, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

A nice experience, worthwile the excursion. Take a good Breth and climb up the stairway. Stept our through the very small door onto the platform and walk around, offers a stunning view.

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Visited the Dixon Hill Lighthouse. This is a working lighthouse still using original mechanical equipment from the 1800's. The lighthouse keeper took us on a tour and it was well worth the time.

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Address: Port Nelson, San Salvador
Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Out Islands  >  San Salvador

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