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Address: | North end of L. G. Smith Boulevard, Noord, Aruba
Phone Number: +297 586 0787
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8:30 am - 4:45 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 4:45 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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One of Aruba's most famous landmarks, the California lighthouse is known...

One of Aruba's most famous landmarks, the California lighthouse is known for its spectacular views of the island. It's now open to the public to climb up to the highest look out point and enjoy panoramic 360 views of Aruba's most northern point.

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Just turned it back on

The lighthouse has been off for many many years and they just turned it back on. great views early morning late nigh, any time

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Morristown, New Jersey
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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

It's a lighthouse. You should go. But don't go without getting a coconut vodka frozen drink from the bus. They're BY FAR the best on the island with fresh coconut and perfectly blended. We trudged back up there three times already just for the dreamy drinks.

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Morristown, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The lighthouse has been off for many many years and they just turned it back on. great views early morning late nigh, any time

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Thank jaybirdrcky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great picture spot. Restaurant with best view on island. 15min from most resorts would combo with a tour.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Looks beautiful...quite the tourist attraction. Easy to get to. Refreshments sold right there. Beautiful restaurant with lovely views.

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Litchfield, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great meal for Thanksgiving in Aruba. The service could improve as they may have been short help that evening.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went up to wnjoy brunch but it was closed for private event. Still a very beautiful place to hike out.

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Stamford, CT
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is always a must do on our visits to Aruba. Located at the north end of the island the vista from the restaurant overlooks the entire island. Food is really good Italian and reasonably priced. Great wine list although they did not have my first two choices. Their recommendation was good however!

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Waterloo, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful lighthouse on the rocky shores of Aruba. One of the stops on our Jeep Safari trip

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Hockessin, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Retuned to visit the California Lighthouse for the 4th time since the 1980's. Several years ago this place was under renovation however it was open this time. They now charge an $8.00 fee with a tour guide to climb to the top. You can take beautiful pictures of the coastline as well as the lighthouse without going to the top.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From this part of the island there are breath taking scenic views. Such a peaceful, tranquil place. There is a very nice restaurant at this location although I did not eat there. I did buy a bottle of water from the 'snack truck'. There is plenty of parking. I walked here from Arashi Beach, a bit of a walk, but... More 

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