El Faro Lighthouse, Rincon

4.5
Must see · Lighthouse · Tourist Spot
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 could easily spend the entire day here taking photos of the beautiful ocean and next door Domes Beach, and having some good drinks and empanadillas. Great ocean view and breeze. Bring your camera...  more »
  • Great location to see stunning ocean views. If you have kids, they can run around in the nicely kept garden. Many benches to sit and enjoy the ocean views.  more »
  • Although this lighthouse has no information and no access, the area is surrounded by beaufiful views and depending on the time of year it is an excellent location to catch some whale watching and...  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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