El Faro Lighthouse, Puerto Vallarta

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At El Faro Lighthouse, take in picturesque views over the Pacific Ocean from one of Puerto Vallarta’s primary landmarks. At the top of the 33 m (110 ft) high structure, find a circular cocktail lounge. Have a delicious drink at the fancy bar, known as one of the local area’s most romantic night spots. If you stay late enough, you'll be rewarded with an eye-pleasing sunset. The lighthouse now stands primarily for show rather than practicality, with its visibility limited by the surrounding buildings. Arrange your visit to El Faro Lighthouse and discover more family-friendly attractions in Puerto Vallarta using our Puerto Vallarta itinerary planner.
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  • Straight out, I have to say that this lighthouse from where I was standing is more for the tourists rather than a beacon of safety on a rocky outcrop as one would come to ones expectations in seeing t...  more »
  • The lighthouse itself is worth an hour at most when you have been up to see the view and walked around. But the area is good with numerous bars and restaurants to visit. There are a lot of sales peopl...  more »
  • The lighthouse is in the Marina. The area is nice with a lot of restaurants, massage places, etc. A negative are the many Sales people who are not extremely aggressive, but they are annoying.  more »
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  • Great drinks, but horrible DJ! They allowed us to choose some songs, then told us (after we tipped them) "ok, that's enough with that music, people want to listen to other things" we closed out tabs. As we were leaving they put English sad depressing music on....the songs we chose liven the place up. FYI the dj was playing candy crush and playing songs off of YouTube!
  • Very beautiful place with very good relaxed to enjoy an incredible view. The bar also can enter minors, since they also sell non-alcoholic beverages.
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  • It has a beautiful view to enjoy a good conversation or a romantic time ask me how marriage in that place, the staff is super friendly and helpful thousand thanks for all your attentions
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  • Of the best places in Puerto Vallarta their bar at 10m height approximately makes it unique as the city can be seen from there.
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