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El Faro Lighthouse

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Address: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Phone Number:
+52 322 221 0542
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6:00 pm - 1:30 am
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 1:30 am
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This 110-foot high lighthouse is Marina Vallartas landmark and features a...

This 110-foot high lighthouse is Marina Vallartas landmark and features a circular lounge with live music at the top.

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Beautiful view/ Place for a late nightcap

El Faro means lighthouse in Spanish and this beauty boasts a great bar and music at night (I know because I can hear it from my condo balcony). Small elevator to the top but a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed March 16, 2016
grtguy
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016

El Faro means lighthouse in Spanish and this beauty boasts a great bar and music at night (I know because I can hear it from my condo balcony). Small elevator to the top but a nice after dinner spot for a nightcap.

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Carlsbad, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2016

The Lighthouse is a nice place to see the view of the Marina, the city and if you are lucky the sunset. Drinks are a little pricey but the view is worth it. You can walk up the steps or take the elevator. I would take the time to enjoy the view if you are in the area.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

You'll know you're approaching the Vallarta Marina from either land or sea when you see this large lighthouse structure. Sporting a bar and observation area on the top, ElFaro becomes the perfect vantage point to observe the sunset and see the city lights. A little pricey because you're paying for the view.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2016

Great view and drinks, a wonderful experience. Evenings show lights of the City and if you are there at the right time you can catch a fireworks show.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2016

This place provides a fantastic view of the surrounding area and marina. You can take the stairs or lift up to the top. The bar is in the middle. Most of the tables and chairs are on the perimeter of the room with an excellent view for everyone in your party. We stopped before dinner for a couple of drinks... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2016

At the tip of El Faro is a great 360 lounge where you can watch the sunset, catch a fresh breeze, watch the ships come in and the airplanes take off from the P.V. airport while sipping a cocktail or refreshment. At the top is a lounge so please note that you will be expected to purchase something but the... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2016

Nice view. Elevator access. Has pricey drinks but nice- better in daytime as see all boats. Half way on walk

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

Amazing views and sunset. Take the elevator if you are scared of heights. Prices seem reasonable given the views, which 360 degrees of Puerto Vallarta, the surrounding hills, the marina and the ocean/sunset.

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Southall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2016

Always bring friends and family here for a drink when there here in town. Just the novelty of being up there in the evening with views of Puerto Vallarta and the marina from above at sunset is always a treat. Although you do not get to see the sunset from here due to hotels blocking the view ,however you do... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2016

This is a must see in the Marina area of PV. Should go at sunset to view al the boats in the marina and to see the the sun set over the Resorts. Drinks at a good price. (also nuts provided)

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