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Review of El Faro Lighthouse

El Faro Lighthouse
Ranked #2 of 31 things to do in Rincon
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Owner description: Find a maritime museum and dolphin-spotting platform at this lighthouse in Rincon.
Reviewed January 11, 2013

Great for taking photos. Looks down on Domes beach, can see all the surfers. Although there were no waves when we were there. Iguanas in the bushes

Thank JoPeBr
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Reviewed January 5, 2013

It is a compact, well kept park around the well maintained lighthouse in the Rincón area. It is situated on top of the cliff on the northwest coast of Puerto Rico, right around the corner from the surfing beach on the north side of the island. when the waves come from the right direction, surfers are doing their thing right in front of the park. On the way to this park one passes restaurants and shops with surfer supplies. Sunsets can be stunningly beautiful. The island Desecheo a destination for divers is in plain few. In fact, the whole area around Rincón, Añasco, Aguada, Aguadilla is just full of eating places, not only local ones but international ones too.

1  Thank guenthpw
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Reviewed January 1, 2013

El Faro is a great lighthouse park with short walking trails and plenty of shade provided by palm trees and a few small pavilions. It is right on the point of Rincon and perched atop cliffs that abut the churning sea below. This makes it the perfect place to go in the evening to enjoy a walk, read a few of the historical plaques and watch the world famous sunsets of Rincon.

Note: The north side of the park looks out onto Domes Beach and is a great aerial spot to watch the many surfers carve up the waves below.

Thank Will C
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Reviewed December 30, 2012

A beautiful park surrounds the El Faro Lighthouse. Beautiful lawns and flowery bushes. The views of the ocean and waves were wonderful. Well, worth stopping by for a visit.

Thank MsSlush
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Reviewed December 20, 2012

We were dissappointed. we got there and there is not even a plaque telling anything about the "story" behind this faro. It has 1921 etched above what used to be the door to it but other than that nothing. The grounds around it are ok but in need of attention. There were things like broken sprinklers, broken access chains and other things that make it look like whatever agency is in charge of maintaining the grounds has not been doing so for a while. There were a couple of EZ-Ups in the parking lot with local people selling over-prized souvenirs but other than that not much going on.

Thank turbonos7
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