Faro de Favaritx
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Walker_7D
Deutschland14 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2020
The road to the lighthouse is closed quite early. The way there is just the street - you have to walk the road for around 3km. The lighthouse itself is closed for visitors and access to the property prohibited. There is nothing like at Cap d' Atrux, for example.

If you don't want to go to Cap de Favaritx, it is not really worth the boring walk. There seems to go a bus, too, but what you get is still the same.

If you want to go to the beaches (Cala Presili, Platja d'en Tortuga) you walk the road around have the way and turn right following the signs. At around 1km you reach the beach. Much better than the lighthouse ;-)
Written September 3, 2020
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Sunshine825299
233 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Couples
Absolutely beautiful place, we stopped there for a short while, wish we had more time to explore. But the scenery and views were fantastic, rock everywhere, quiet different to the rest of Menorca.
However drive up there was something else and while I was enjoying beautiful views from passenger seat my partner was trying very hard get us there (and back) alive.
Written July 6, 2019
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Richard B
Derby, UK61 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2017 • Family
Bare black rocks and sea with a light house much better spending the day at Es Grau or any other part of this lovely island.
Written October 2, 2017
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Alastair I
16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2016 • Friends
My brother and I visited this establishment on our tour of the island. If you like breaking rules, this is the place for you! With lots of roped off areas and petty rules, the opportunities to trespass are seemingly endless.

I thoroughly enjoyed our visit at sunset, it was delightful. My brother, however, was not best pleased - he described it as the first lighthouse he'd ever visited.... and definitely the last.
Written September 12, 2016
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kaycopp65
Devon, UK20 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2015
We visited this area on a blustery day which was great as we could stand and enjoy the raging sea and feel the drama of the place. Do take time to walk to the end, I'm a wimp at walking on rough terrain but actually it was easy.
Written October 15, 2015
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holidaymanWashington
Washington, UK4,443 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2015 • Couples
We visited the far (lighthouse) on the Cap de Favaritx on a very windy day. It is quite a drive on what starts out as a decent enough road but eventually turns into quite a tricky road to navigate, particularly if any other vehicle is coming the other way. If you are not a good, confident driver, you may well be best giving this a miss, as is the case with most of the islands' lighthouses.

If you follow the road to the very end, next to the lighthouse, there is a wierd lagoon. Parking is limited. The lighthouse looks spectacular and is at the tip of a rocky outcrop. The day we visited, was so windy that it was difficult to stand up straight. Well worth a visit, though just sea views when you get there and the road is tricky towards the end.
Written September 30, 2015
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Jon
Greenwich, UK19,283 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Myself and a friend had just visited Es Grau and decided to stop off at the lighthouse en route back to our hotel in Mahon. We parked about 15 minutes walk from the lighthouse.

Construction completed in 1922. Tower = 33m. The first to be built completely of concrete in the Balearic Islands.

Pros:
-Parking available alongside the tarmac road leading to lighthouse.
-Information sign next to Minorcan gates.
-Good for rock scrambling and watching the waves lap the shore.
-I saw people walking their dogs.
-From the rock adjacent to the lighthouse I could see La Mola, the four wind turbines that overlook Mohan, and Toro, plus views out across the Mediterranean Ocean.
-We enjoyed a fabulous sunset.

Cons:
-No entry to lighthouse.
-No toilet.
Written October 29, 2014
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Martin S
Windsor, UK25 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2014 • Family
If you are interested in trying out your photography skills and enjoy rugged coastlines, then a trip to Favaritx is a must while visiting Menorca.
I have taken several amateur photographers to this location and have spent many happy hour photographing the impressive black & white Lighthouse from all angles and in most lighting conditions.
Almost 'lunar' in places, the rocky landscape rolls on down to the sea and when windy, you see the might of the sea as it crashes down upon the surrendering rocks.
Use a tripod and slow shutter speed on your camera to create some moody effects and turn the sea into a dreamy smokey apparition...
Alternatively, just drive up & take in the views and the sea air, and maybe a little picnic too, as there are no amenities or cafe at this attraction (unfortunately).
Iconic to Menorca and worth a visit.
Written June 24, 2014
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Rosa N
29 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2019 • Solo
Magic splendido scenografico absolute the best lighthouse in the world go there electric sensation...insuperabile
Written September 16, 2019
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vsolano
Oxford, UK373 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Couples
We visited this place an hour or two before sunset and there were around 4 or 5 amateur photographers waiting for the perfect shot. It stands imposingly on top of a rocky outcrop, surrounded on two sides by water. The surrounding area is part of the Es Grau Reserve, so it’s important to stick to the walking path. The landscape on the way to the lighthouse is lunar, with strange rock formations created by the slate-like black stone. It was a beautiful setting, with waves crashing on one side and quiet tranquil waters on another.
Written May 31, 2019
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