Trip Planner: South America / Uruguay / Rocha Department / Cabo Polonio / Historic Sites / Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio
Find your bearings at Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio, an impressive structure offering one of the best vantage points in the area. Built in 1881, the lighthouse sits on an attractive strip of coastline, with huge sand dunes to the north and sea lions and seals basking on the rocks by the water. Climb the 132 steps to enjoy extensive views of the scenery and its wildlife, along with the modest, picturesque form of the village against the deep blue backdrop of the ocean. Arrange your visit to Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio and discover more family-friendly attractions in Cabo Polonio using our Cabo Polonio trip itinerary maker.
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Para chegar ao Cabo Polonio é necessário utilizar o transporte oferecido pelo parque. Só isso já é uma aventura. Depois de sacolejar por 30 minutos no caminhão que atravessa as dunas, chega-se próximo... more »To get to Cabo Polonio is necessary to use the transportation offered by the Park. That in itself is an adventure. After bumpy ride for 30 minutes in the truck that crosses the dunes, you arrive near the headlight. It is necessary to walk about 10 minutes more. The view is very beautiful. Get ready because the wind is strong all the time. If it rains or is cold, it's going to be complicated.View original
hermoso y emotivo , son 132 escalones , y te permite la mejor vista hacia el norte y el sur del cabo more »beautiful and emotional, are 132 steps, and allows you the best view to the North and South of CapeView original
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Localização estratégica, próxima ao local onde se abrigam os lobos marinhos. O farol é muito bem conservado ! Visita imperdível ! more »Strategic location, next to the site where they house the seals. The Lighthouse is very well maintained. Visit not to be missed!View original
Octavio Garbarino Betervide
Very beautiful the cape, the rocks, the beaches around;and the LOBOS! (sea lions)
Adriano MolskiIt has a beautiful view! Who's going to have to pass the Lighthouse. You won't regret it.View original
Brayan LinharesCabo polonio is spectacular! Well worth the visit, a quiet village and unique! Great beaches and exuberant nature.View original
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