El Faro Lighthouse, Puerto Vallarta

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#4 of 8 in Historic Sites in Puerto Vallarta
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. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Puerto Vallarta holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the El Faro Lighthouse and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • August 14, 2017
    We enjoyed cocktails and a beautiful sunset view from the top of El Faro at the Puerto Vallarta Marina! we climbed the circular staircase to the top, but one small elevator also services the bar at th...  more »
  • August 7, 2017
    Excellent choice to enjoy with your partner, a quiet place with good service, not so common to spend a pleasant moment.
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  • July 28, 2017
    Lovingly renovated old lighthouse on top Café overlooking the Marina parking lot. A nice cup of Mexican coffee looking at all with 20-meter heights. Sorry-elevator not working.-had to climb up on foot.
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  • December 10, 2016
    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!
  • June 25, 2017
    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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  • January 26, 2017
    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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The appropriately named Hotel Zone, at the coastal fringe of the city center, serves as one of the most popular areas to stay, with equally good access to the beach and the amenities within the city. Private rentals are particularly popular, with the Hotel Zone and the equally vibrant hub of Emiliano Zapata to the south offering plenty of condominiums to complement the range of budget, mid-range, and luxury hotels. Many of the city's best gay-friendly accommodations are found at the southern fringe of the old town.
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