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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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to California Lighthouse by using our Noord trip planner .
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  • This was our first stop during a tour of the island. Recommendable place. Beautiful panoramic view of the island, there is a "shed" souvenirs, local selling coconuts, a parrot that is not one of the visitor more attraction than the lighthouse. I recommend heartily.
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  • Definitely a sight worth seeing. Have not gone to the top of the lighthouse yet, but on the list of activities for our next visit.  more »
  • We went on an island tour and this was one of our stops on the tour. The location of the lighthouse is pretty. They also offer daily tours if you want to go inside.  more »
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  • This ole lighthouse in my opinion is one of the most majestic in the world! Sunrise or sunsets are beautiful there too! One of the best things about Aruba is you can rent four wheelers or dirt bikes or motorcycles and ride them from one end of the island to the other! I would highly recommend coming to Aruba and seeing for yourself! It’s a great place to vacation!
  • We visited during our UTV excursion with Carnival Sunshine Cruise in February. Very beautiful. It was really packed when we visited. But it was beautiful
  • Pretty cool lighthouse. Not what you expect on an island. Definitely check it out.
  • Good landmark with a sweeping views of land and ocean. Nice restaurant nearby. If you like fresh coconut water then there is a cart which serves it at a reasonable price. You will need to shell out $10 per person to go to the top of the lighthouse.
  • Beautiful views. Lighthouse is open to the public. There are also venders outside selling their wares.
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