Faro Cabo Santa Maria, La Paloma

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Take in the views from the top of Faro Cabo Santa Maria, a whitewashed lighthouse that dominates the coastline. The rounded form of the structure and its continued use are a testament to the quality of its design and engineering. Finished and first lit in 1874, the lighthouse is a National Historic Landmark. Head up the spiral staircase to gain extensive views of the coastline and the town below. Put Faro Cabo Santa Maria on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our La Paloma vacation planner.
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  • July 29, 2017
    You can access the inside of the lighthouse and from above you can see a beautiful view of the beach, nice family!
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  • July 29, 2017
    The area is very open and view. Sightings of whales from August can be to October. You can visit the beach that has many surf and large stones. Insurance will draw many pictures. Go.
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  • July 23, 2017
    It is a historical place, can climb and take beautiful pictures. It is close to everything ordered environment and beautiful views.
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As an established resort town, La Paloma houses many different accommodation types, making the coastal urban area appealing to a range of different budgets and tastes. Generally speaking, the busier hotels can be found toward the east of town, with a cluster of fairly simple, mid-range hotels to choose from. Moving west along the coast, you'll find apartment hotels and larger resort-style accommodations occupying scenic positions with good views of the bay. If looking to stay for a longer period, consider an apartment in town, with plenty of vacation rentals to choose from.
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