El Faro Lighthouse, Rincon

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Standing high on a bluff surrounded by a lush, green park, El Faro Lighthouse represents Puerto Rico's westernmost point of the mainland. Although relatively new, it was reconstructed in 1922 following earthquake damage. Visitors come to take in views of surfers, Desecheo Island, and the sunset. Using our world travel planner, Rincon attractions like El Faro Lighthouse can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I actually wanted to see the lighthouse to get some nice shots from the building. But i ended up watching a few surfers riding the waves. Just right hand side from the lighthouse there is a beautiful ...  more »
  • This is a beautiful place to visit and spend time looking out over the Atlantic for whales. January through March.  more »
  • The lighthouse was nicely painted, it wasn't opened, but we enjoyed the magnificent view it provided. It's highly recommended to visit, relax, have some drinks and enjoy the atmosphere.  more »
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  • Fun day trip with family or friends. Beautiful views, great vegan restaurants nearby, a fun place for children, and can be a super romantic spot for couples as well. A farmer's market is run on Sundays and it's also a popular spot for antique car shows, surfing contests happen nearby, and much more. Rincón is highly recommended if you ever have a few days in the island and transportation to drive around and explore.
  • Excellent place for visiting with the family. Love it and will be back.
  • One of the most beautiful views ever plus wonderful historical place. The bar near the lighthouse is fantastic. You could try one of the best juices with or without alcohol. Great to taking photos and videos.
  • A Beautiful view from the sea and the island of desecheo with a place to get a cool drink and sometimes enjoy music bands who can sing in both languages Spanish and english and if you're very lucky when the summer gets closer you can actually see whales enjoying themselves and the heat of the island
  • Beautiful place, excellent views.
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