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

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San Salvador Bahamas Lighthouse

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

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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Nassau, New Providence Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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