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El Faro Lighthouse

Address: Rincon, Puerto Rico
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Ranked #5 of 12 Attractions in Rincon
Type: Lighthouses, Specialty Museums, Sights & Landmarks, Museums
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Owner description: Find a maritime museum and dolphin-spotting platform at this lighthouse in Rincon.
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Type: Lighthouses, Specialty Museums, Sights & Landmarks, Museums
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Owner description: Find a maritime museum and dolphin-spotting platform at this lighthouse in Rincon.
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N Central Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

We stopped by to see this beautiful lighthouse. The grounds are kept beautifully. there are vendors selling their crafts in the parking area and a food truck parked across the street that makes awesome frappes. A must see if in Rincon

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Mountain View, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
33 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

This is a nice place to go. It is a long drive from Aguadilla o Mayaguez but you will no regret. Some times there are people selling food (depent the season).

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Loved the view! Great place to watch the sun set. Vendors selling food and local stuff too...Very busy place!

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Guayanilla, Puerto Rico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

It's a lovely place with an amazing view, also is well kept and from the mirador you could see the rincon beach and all the surfers. great visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Quiet little park around the Lighthouse. Only one facility available. The views were great and you can watch the surfers at Domes Beach.

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Champaign, Illinois, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

The light house is not much, but the view of the ocean and surfers was worth the stop. You could see the waves crash against the rocks on one side and the surfers ride the waves on the other. It was nice to just sit and watch. They say you can see whales, but we didn't see any.

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Salinas, CA
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80 reviews 80 reviews
30 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 via mobile

This is a nice little stop in Rincon. You can't actually go in the lighthouse and there is no interpretation of the history. But it is a nicely kept spot with nice landscaping and a lot of Trex boardwalk and gazebos. There are great views of the beach and a couple of surfing spots. Stop up the road at Domes... More 

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Wilton, California
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273 attraction reviews
452 helpful votes 452 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

It wasn't a long drive up the coast to this lighthouse. We enjoyed seeing the rolling hillsides that surround the area. The lighthouse property was very clean, had clean restrooms and great views of the ocean and lands to the south, as well as overlooking the main surfer beach.

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Palmer, MA
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89 reviews 89 reviews
25 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Ample parking at the lighthouse on an October weekday. We walked out to the pavilion overlooking Domes beach to watch the surfers, and take in the views. Nice spot with bathroom facilities, and lots of parking.

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
21 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Beautiful lighthouse. You can see Desecheo Island and below is Dones Beach. You will see surfers doing their thing below from the lighthouse. Last few times we've been there we have seen many Iguanas near the lighthouse and it's palm trees.

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