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California Lighthouse, Noord

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#1 of 13 in Historic Sites in Aruba
Stop by California Lighthouse for a slice of local history and arguably the finest views in this island nation. Named after an ill-fated ship that wrecked here in 1891, the stone lighthouse looks over the coastline and treats visitors to unobstructed views of sandy beaches and nearby golf courses. The surrounding area offers opportunities for dune surfing, while a nearby restaurant ensures no one goes hungry or thirsty. If you time your visit with early evening, you'll see a giant orange sun gently dropping into the sea. Put California Lighthouse and other Noord attractions into our Noord travel itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • August 15, 2017
    We were out this way, after visiting the beaches, and decided to stop at the lighthouse. They seem to close early, so we were not able to go up to the top. I would imagine it has a spectacular view fr...  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    At 100' this isn't the tallest lighthouse, but the view is incredible and the guide is very knowledgeable to it's definitely worth the walk. There is an Italian restaurant on-site, and a full bar. A g...  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    The lighthouse is lovely. $8 to go to the top or $40 for the family. A bit steep (pun intended) . But we visited photographed from ground level and stopped at the nearby beach for a swim and a drink  more »

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