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El Faro Lighthouse

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Address: Rincon, Puerto Rico
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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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El Faro Rincon

I returned to this site again to see changes, I see some. That is not all bad, all things age and with age our appearance changes. Look at me at age 81, my weight is the same as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
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Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
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62 reviews 62 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I returned to this site again to see changes, I see some. That is not all bad, all things age and with age our appearance changes. Look at me at age 81, my weight is the same as HS Football but I am shorter now and my waist is not the same. And it follows that I do not move... More 

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Rincon, Puerto Rico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The town of Rincon did a beautiful job in creating this park around the lighthouse (El Faro). There are great views of the ocean at Domes Beach, Dead Man Beach and Indicators Beach The only negative is that the town does not keep up with the required regular maintennce. Some of the railings have degraded and have fallen away from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places to go on the northwest side if the island. It is a place that you can Visit with everyone of you family and everyone would feel comfort with this place. You can see the Atlantic sea coast, Desecheo Island and you can see the surfers having some fun. If you go in the... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

El Faro Lighthouse has a stretch of beautiful open ocean views as well as various beach views for watching surfers trying to catch that perfect wave. The lighthouse sits as the center point of the grounds and is a pretty photo op but the views surrounding it usually top it as the true attraction. Additionally there is a bit of... More 

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Wethersfield, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

A must stop if you like beautiful views and lighthouses. Great place to stop and have a picnic lunch with a great view.

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Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Another lighthouse to visit while in Puerto Rico...has a great view looking onto Domes Beach and you could watch the surfers tackling the waves from the point. We did see some whales "blow" and roll off shore plenty of parking and no cost. Great place for pictures.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Loved this spot! We even saw a whale off shore as we were walking the grounds. There is a woman who sells sea glass jewelry in the parking lots that was great quality and she can tell you where the different glass was from. Great rock formations and watching the surfers!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We really liked visiting the lighthouse- we actaully went at night so it was very quiet. We sat on the benches next to the lighthouse and watched the light, then walked around the grounds and listened to the waves and watched them break on the rocks. I was really impressed with how clean and beautifully kept it was.

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Fremont, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

From here, we had nice views of the coast & surfers below. Nothing spectacular but it was nice. Not worth going out of your way for.

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Morris, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This park is very nice with paved walkways benches to sit and take in the view. Bring your binoculars we seen 2 whales while visiting. You can not go inside the lighthouse and the restrooms were closed when we were here. Nice location for a picnic.

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