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“Great view”
Review of Faro de Pechiguera

Faro de Pechiguera
Ranked #21 of 43 things to do in Playa Blanca
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Malton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great view”
Reviewed June 30, 2012

We were stopping at the H10 Rubicon Palace so not aslong walk as some people had but very nice views.

Visited June 2012
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Moscow, Russia
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“Wonderful view, romantic place”
Reviewed June 26, 2012

We loved this small lighthouse in Playa Blanca, the view is specatacular if you are lucky with the weather. RECOMMENDED .. Go to see it in the morning!!!

Visited October 2011
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Sunderland
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“It is only a lighthouse”
Reviewed June 16, 2012

But the walk back to Playa Blanca is lovely and you get to see some of the better hotels in the resort.

Visited May 2012
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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“Not worth the time and effort”
Reviewed May 3, 2012

I hate to be negative, but the walk is long, even if you are staying that end of PB - and the area it is in is very run down (I'm not being dramatic - the pavement had subsided in places and all the street lamps we saw were smashed) and it seems like they have stopped building mid-way and abandoned the real-estate. There are no facilities when you get there and you have no option but to turn around and walk all the way back as we found out when we couldn't find anywhere to get a bus.

Yes the views may be nice, but please bear in mind that they can be enjoyed from wherever you're stood in PB.

I genuinely didn't feel safe all the way out there - as there was a lot of rubbish (beer bottles - possibly left by youths) and graffiti (not the artistic kind) - so unless you have a young one who is desperate to see the lighthouse I really wouldn't recommend it.

Use the time instead to visit the natural beaches of papagayo - the last beach being the most romantic beach I have ever seen - post card perfect!!

Visited June 2011
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Velez Blanco, Spain
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“The BEST place to watch the sun set”
Reviewed March 28, 2012

If you're rocking up to the lighthouse expecting a museum, picnic area, or bustling bar... then you'll be disappointed. There is actually nothing there apart from the lighthouse itself. However... it is the surrounding scenery that makes this worth a trot over to. Try to time it for sunset.... as this is one of the best places to watch... and I've been lucky enough to see the green flash there too.
Enjoy!

Visited March 2012
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