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Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio, Cabo Polonio

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Lighthouse Tourist Spot
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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  • It's a very dizzing climb to the top, but the views are well worth it! Make sure to bring a bottle of water with you if it's a hot day. Very helpful attendants.  more »
  • The lighthouse is impressive itself, but also there is a big colony of sea lions in this area. Very recommended to come and see them when you are in Cabo polonio!  more »
  • One of the few lighthouses still turned on and off by hand. Yes, it is a lot of steps to the top, but worth it. Go see it!  more »
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  • amazing place
  • Awsome place!!!
  • Very beautiful the cape, the rocks, the beaches around;and the LOBOS! (sea lions)
  • Beautiful! nice place to go once in your life, don't you regret
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  • Recommend to visit this place you can enjoy from the beginning on a journey through the dunes in a truck more than 20 minutes of Sandhills Sun dunes and sea, to reach the picturesque fishing village where you can find good food, enjoy the Sun, sea and the natural beauties of the place the lighthouse symbol of the place is surrounded by sea lions is a unique view and feel.
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