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California Lighthouse

Northern Aruba | North end of L. G. Smith Boulevard, Noord, Aruba
+297 586 0787
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Northern Aruba | North end of L. G. Smith Boulevard, Noord, Aruba
+297 586 0787
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Reviewed yesterday

1st time there was told it was good and it did not disappoint.A beautiful view and had no idea this place was there. Food and service was excellent.

Thank stkinmin
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you have rented a car for your stay, there is no need to see the lighthouse on a tour. You can drive there in under 30 mins from most hotels. We saw it in the afternoon after a day of snorkeling. There are two...More

Thank Noelle T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Must see from the top for a great view. Take binoculars and stay late to watch the sunset! There is a wonderful Italian restaurant at the top with great food and beautiful view to watch the sunset if you want to sit and enjoy the...More

Thank Marilyn S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I traveled to see the Lighthouse during sunset. We didn't take a tour, but it was beautiful and a must see historical site. We love the beach nearby.

Thank Bruceskii
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited on a hot overcast day and were a little disappointed we couldn't actually ascend the stairs at the lighthouse for the full view. It was nice to be at the northern most tip of the island and have the view down to the...More

Thank Ash_R21
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

When you've been to Peggy's Cove and others, there isn't much to say about the California Lighthouse.... The view back towards the resort area is nice. And at sunset, go down toward the beach area - it's rocky but full of pelicans diving for their...More

Thank dg_cozmo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located on northern end of the island, it takes about 20 minutes to drive there from the high rise hotel district. There is a restraunt that at one time was the light keeper home. Buy a ticket for $8 and get a escorted tour all...More

Thank robby_8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lighthouse tour offers great views of the island. According to our guide, this is the first time that the public has been allowed into the lighthouse. They are trying to see if it can financially sustain itself. I think it was $9 per person....More

Thank William P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoy a sunset dinner at the top of hill by the lighthouse. The view from there is remarkable. Well worth the time to go even if you don't rent a car there are lots of taxi cabs that are about $20 round trip. One of...More

Thank gslincorp
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been told this was spectacular but it was well below our expectations. Aruba is not an attractive island like many of the others, it is arid with a plethera of cacti. A great place to spend a holiday but the views and countryside...More

Thank Nigel S
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Debbie K
Conflicting articles. Is the lighthouse open for guided tours?
September 19, 2016|
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Response from FaroBlancoRestaurant | Property representative |
Hi Debbie K, The lighthouse is open for guided tours. You can climb up to the top now. Please visit the website to purchase tickets or right here on tripadvisor. If you are on the island swing by the Faro Blanco Restaurant... More
Can you go to the top without taking the guided tour?
September 11, 2016|
Response from FaroBlancoRestaurant |
Hi MarshaP, No you can't go up the tower unattended.
Hours and prices
August 27, 2015|
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Response from WillingSpouse | Reviewed this property |
There are no hours or cost . The Lighthouse is at the top of the road but is not open to enter. There are plans to renovate it and have it open to the public but that may be years away. Still neat to see and there are... More