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El Faro Lighthouse

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Address: , Rincon, Puerto Rico
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Description: Find a maritime museum and dolphin-spotting platform at this lighthouse in...
Find a maritime museum and dolphin-spotting platform at this lighthouse in Rincon.
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Great view!! spectacular sunset!!

The lighthouse was wasy to get to, and the surrounding grounds are well kept, and offer a spectacular view of the sunset by Desecheo Island. There are local artists who sell... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Patterson, New York, United States
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Bronx, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

My family and I traveled to Faro expecting to be able to enter the light house however you are not able to enter it. We took some awesome pictures here and the area might be good for a small picnic next time.

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Patterson, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The lighthouse was wasy to get to, and the surrounding grounds are well kept, and offer a spectacular view of the sunset by Desecheo Island. There are local artists who sell custom made jewelry at the entrance to the grounds. There is also horseback riding available in the area. A must see while in Rincon!!!

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Cape Coral, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We just reached this lovely site right before sunset, it was a breathtaking site to see and experience! Feeling the salty sea air in your face and seeing the various colors of the sunset sky made this experience very romantic and wonderful for us!

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Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

This is a nice little park with a great view of the ocean. We enjoy the walk, the ocean breeze and the relaxing atmosphere. Nice little stop while visiting Rincon!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The place has great views, great for pictures. its well kept and be aware of the wind and sudden rain.

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Glenview, Illinois, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Nothing exciting about this place. We arrived right after the afternoon downpour. (Make sure to stop by Jack's Shack on the way here). The lighthouse isn't open to the public (or anyone else). It's kind of small, not embellished in any way, and is simply painted white. The view from the surrounding park area was okay - but you can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

After leaving the beach we decided to stop here for a few. The lighthouse is beautiful and the view is just gorgeous. It's a nice relaxation spot to just unwind and enjoy the ocean view.

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sarasota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Beautiful spot by two great beaches, if you're in Rincon, it's a must see. Small artisan venders in the parking lot, great photo ops

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Parking is plentiful and the drive there is a nice adventure. There are street vendors in the parking lot so you can grab some local art or souvenirs. There is a beautiful beach just a short walk past the lighthouse and there are plenty of shading spots to relax and watch the water.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I was pleasantly surprised when we visit the lighthouse. This place has spectacular views and a nice relaxing little park surrounding the lighthouse. Has a beautiful tree trail at the left of the park, great for photos. It's a must see place of Rincón and it's free.

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