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El Faro Lighthouse

Closed Now: 6:00 PM - 1:30 AM
Open today: 6:00 PM - 1:30 AM
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beautiful view, day or night

this is a great bar that had good snacks and a spectacular view of the marina. If you like boats... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Holmdel, New Jersey

Visited this lighthouse primarily for the view as read other reviews plus advice from other holiday... read more

Reviewed November 24, 2018
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This 110-foot high lighthouse is Marina Vallartas landmark and features a circular lounge with live music at the top.
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
+52 322 221 0542
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Reviewed today

Had cocktails in the quirky bar lovely views over the marina before we visited the Thursday night market

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank samdaisytoby
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful views but that’s about it! Very bad service. We left after 30 minutes without even being offered drinks. Don’t waste your time on this one!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jillndar
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have visited and reviewed the El Faro Lighthouse previously and hadn't visited in over a year. In that time, the Lighthouse has changed from a bar with some limited bar food to a full menu food and bar service. This was a Sunday evening...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Andrew N
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a great bar that had good snacks and a spectacular view of the marina. If you like boats, views, the water, people watching, or just want an interesting site for a cool beer on a hot day, this is for you.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank redhead180
Reviewed 1 week ago

Can’t beat the view of the marina and surrounding area. Did not like the look of the food we saw, so just had drinks. Slow service on a busier evening. Limited passenger capacity on the elevator, so larger parties go up and down split two...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jasc H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Coffee at the top of the lighthouse is now a must for any of our trips to Puerto Vallarta, Service and staff are excellent.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank P M
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Visited this lighthouse primarily for the view as read other reviews plus advice from other holiday makers, perfect for sunset as you have a 360 degrees view, it’s a shame they don’t have there own restaurant here as they only offer a Chinese takeaway menu!...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kimbo1331
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

We found this restaurant by walking in the Marina. First we thought it's just spirit but a good restaurant with a great view to the Marina. It was an evening and we had a great time. The food and service are excellent. Highly recommend it....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Pkeri
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Love the view from this place. Nice sunsets, nice breeze, friendly staff. We were shocked when we found the wine we had ordered was 180 pesos for a glass.

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank janicen217
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

We were staying at the Marriott by the marina and walked over to check out the marina area. We noticed this lighthouse then heard there was a bar/restaurant at the top and had to try it out. The views and open-air breezes were wonderful. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MemTrav
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December 26, 2016|
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Response from j E | Reviewed this property |
Yes, 950 pesos per person
Bob and Barbara K
October 17, 2015|
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Response from Carolyn Z | Reviewed this property |
It's in the port area not far from Walmart. It's the zone between Puerto Valletta and Niece. Fun area
Travel Forum Posts
El Faro(lighthouse hill) (1 Replies)
I would like to see some photos of the renovated lighthouse hill and especially the crazy new overlook .......anyone have some pics?
May 09, 2018|
Response fromMazBeachLover|
Here is a great youtube link>>>Take your pick of videos to watch ;) https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=el+faro+de+mazatlan+sinaloa Enjoy!! MBL
Milford Michigan
El Faro Lighthouse PV (2 Replies)
Does anyone know what type of entertainment El Faro will have within the next few weeks? Went there several years ago and they had a DJ playing all kinds of fun music, tourists & locals all dancing....we had a blast! We returned a few years later, expecting the same type atmosphere, and the place was dead. lol Anyone been to El Faro lately that could tell me what kind of entertainment we could expect in early November? Thanksk so much for any info .
October 30, 2010|
Response fromMarlySF|
Been there a couple of times recently and there was no entertainment. You could ask them at 322 221 0542 or on e-mail at elfarobar@live.com.mx.
Cleveland, Ohio
El Faro (Lighthouse Restaurant) (0 Replies)
Anyone know if this is still open? We had some great light meals there last year and will be back for three weeks in Jan. & would enjoy visiting them again.
October 21, 2009|