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“cool view” 4 of 5 stars
Review of El Faro Lighthouse

El Faro Lighthouse
Rincon, Puerto Rico
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Ranked #4 of 25 things to do in Rincon
Certificate of Excellence
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Owner description: Find a maritime museum and dolphin-spotting platform at this lighthouse in Rincon.
Chicago Il
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196 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“cool view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

This is a really interesting site to visit Nowhere else have we seen pods of dolphin and a whale .Great views of surfers and shoreline .That being said- sad to say the vandals have really ruined a great place .P/R gov must have poured a ton of money into renovating this place only to have it ruined by vandals .Graffiti on every flat surface or gouged into paint and wood .washrooms and drinking fountains that once were are gone or locked .Once they must have had binoculars set on the rails great idea but never worked out .Area could be better promoted with a restaurant or bar within walking distance .Couple of sea glass artisans set up card tables and a occasional food vendor comes by but mostly underused ,and poorly maintained

Visited February 2014
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Niagara Falls, Canada
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Worth a Quick Stop”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

The lighthouse is neat and worth a quick stop. Beautiful views from the board walk along the area and right next to Domes Beach.

I wouldn't go out of my way to check this out as it's views aren't unique to the area.

Visited February 2014
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Nice place to get out of the car and take a few photos”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Free parking, secure feeling, lovely view over Domes Beach.
Very well maintained. Rest rooms very nice and fully accessible.
Terrific spot for watching surfers if the waves are up.

Visited February 2014
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Oklahoma
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36 reviews
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“Beautiful grounds...gorgeous view of the ocean too.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

This is a very nicely kept parklike area. The lighthouse is beautiful but the grounds and ocean views are awesome!! I would recommend this as a stop if you are in the Rincon area of Puerto Rico.

Visited February 2014
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Christiansted, St. Croix
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“Scenic spot for taking photos & watching surfers @ Domes Beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Visited Rincon Lighthouse on a beautiful Saturday afternoon. Plenty of free parking, well maintained grounds, and incredible views for watching the surfers along Domes Beach! However, both the mens' and womens' bathrooms were locked/closed, which seemed very strange for a public park on a busy day.

Visited January 2014
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