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Dixon Hill Lighthouse

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Worth the climb!

Dixon Hill Lighthouse offers a spectacular view not only from the top of back in the history of San... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
Jill F
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See the island from up high

With a decent road, by Bahamian standards, it's easy to access the property. Unsure whether we were... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2018
rejuvenate
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Manitoba, Canada
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Climb to the top and see San Salvador's beautiful Caribbean countyside.
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

Dixon Hill Lighthouse offers a spectacular view not only from the top of back in the history of San Salvador as well. The lighthouse is still operational and was recently painted. It is in very good shape.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Jill F
Reviewed April 28, 2018

With a decent road, by Bahamian standards, it's easy to access the property. Unsure whether we were allowed to enter the Lighthouse, we didn't, so we took in the views of the island and ocean, a lovely sight indeed. The two nearby houses, in a...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank rejuvenate
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Make sure to climb to the top - awesome view. Take a look at the manual mechanism for rotation and the beautiful lens.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank garverbeach
Reviewed May 28, 2017

We got to walk up the narrow steps of the lighthouse. Then we took some pictures of this very unspoiled area. Honestly it was good to leave the hotel and get a real San Salvador Vibe of island.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank panagiotacholakis
Reviewed April 8, 2017

I've been to this lighthouse at least two times. It has been open both times and provides a complete view of the island which one might not otherwise except maybe from the plane bringing you to the island.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Debbie M
Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

2 years after Joaquin the little houses on each side of the lighthouse are still in disarray. It takes so much effort to bring an island back. Other pic is 1st Catholic Church view from the lighthouse.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank keysbreeze
Reviewed March 19, 2017

Have been a few times over 25 years. Unfortunately much storm damage to surrounding buildings. This was a plantation before the lighthouse was built. Very interesting stop.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank shozgirl
Reviewed February 20, 2017

Neat opportunity to climb up 80-some steps in this working lighthouse. Interesting view from the top to see much of the island. Not much to see beyond this as the road continues on to the east side of the island.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank bob60048
Reviewed January 4, 2017

This was really interesting. You are able to walk right in, climb all the way up and walk around the outside upper walkway. Really windy up there. The view is really beautiful. What's really interesting though is to get a close up view of the...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Island_Highlander
Reviewed September 5, 2016

We took a private tour to the lighthouse. Went inside and climbed all the way to the top. So worth it! the views were amazing! We could see the entire island!

Date of experience: July 2016
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