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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  • Beautiful place to visit. It have an extraordinary view to the ocean. If you are visiting Rincon, you have to go to the Faro!  more »
  • If you're in the area, it's nice to stop at the lighthouse for the views. You can see along the coast in both directions and can watch the surfers from high above. They've also opened a little bar in ...  more »
  • Amazing view and great scenery. Make sure you bring your camera because you’ll be taking tons of pictures.  more »

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A surfer's paradise, the town caters to water lovers with beachside hostels providing little fanfare and few additional facilities, but fantastic locations. Families can choose from a range of hotels and guesthouses, with plenty boasting pools, spa facilities, and onsite restaurants. Inns and guesthouses set just back from the main throng enjoy more space and entice visitors with their wild, flowering grounds and a sense of seclusion.
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