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El Faro Lighthouse

Rincon, Puerto Rico
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Ranked #3 of 10 Attractions in Rincon
Type: Lighthouses, Specialty Museums
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: Find a maritime museum and dolphin-spotting platform at this lighthouse in Rincon.
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New York City, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Always a must see while in Rincon. In March sometimes you can see the whales from this location. If not, great spot to watch surfers.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Pretty little lighthouse with short walk out to great views of the surrounding beach and ocean. A nice quick stop along the coast.

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We trotted by lighthouse, area looked clean and tranquil during the morning ride. A couple of vendors were situated right in front. We were told many happy couples marry in the gazebos.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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171 reviews 171 reviews
35 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

Yes, there are no facilities, but who cares. You come here for the view and the well kept grounds. Plants and flowers are beautiful, especially with the bright white lighthouse and blue ocean in the background. Lots of spectacular views. There are usually a couple of vendors in the parking area as well with food and souvenirs if you need... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

As with many things in PR, it is a beautiful place with lots of potential but poorly maintained. Railings down, dirty restrooms. Vegetation is ok, and the view is spectacular. I proposed to my wife here 1998 and it looked way better. I was sad to see that the souvenir store is no longer there. It's a nice 20-30 min... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Really nice historic lighthouse. Great ocean views and breezes. Great view of Domes beach. Lots of seating and shade trees. One of the few places on the island that they clean up the trash.

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Newark, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We enjoyed the view. We learn more about the history of Puerto Rico. The aquarium was small but beautiful. looking forward to visiting again.

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Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Loved our visit and the photos we took at El Faro. Go there with a camera! Also, it's fun to visit the people who sell their arts and crafts. We enjoyed Limbe, freshly made, for $1.

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Bayamon, Puerto Rico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

clean, perfects view and if you travel in season you can see whales. perfects pictures from there your can see Desecheo Island .

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Orlando, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The night we went they just happened to have a culinary event. Food was great they had little kiosks set up selling things and a bar which had amazing drinks at a very cheap price. We walked around had a beautiful view and there is plenty of free parking.

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