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El Faro Lighthouse

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Address: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Phone Number:
+52 322 221 0542
Today
18:00 - 01:30
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 18:00 - 01:30
Description:

This 110-foot high lighthouse is Marina Vallartas landmark and features a...

This 110-foot high lighthouse is Marina Vallartas landmark and features a circular lounge with live music at the top.

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To Best View of Marina Vallarta

I have not taken a meal there, just drinks, but the view of the private marina, where some of the super-yachts may frequent from time to time. You can also see the cruise ships... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Allen C
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Parksville, Canada
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Winnipeg
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went up to the lighthouse for a beverage. Beautiful view. Not cheap but was definitely worth it. Take the stairs down for an interesting look at the internals of the light house. Great tables all around the outside and the windows open floor to ceiling to let the breeze through.

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Morrisville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you go to the Marina, This is a must stop for a wonderful panoramic view of the marina and city. Drinks are great and the staff is extremely friendly. Great place for pictures..

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Parksville, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have not taken a meal there, just drinks, but the view of the private marina, where some of the super-yachts may frequent from time to time. You can also see the cruise ships come and go from there even though that Marina area is different from this one. The Marina area itself is very interesting full of restaurants shops... More 

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Thank Allen C
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to go before or after dinner for a drink when having dinner around the Marina . Great sunset views....

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had great Drinks in the Bar and the view is amazing. The price level is more thank good and we liked the service.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a bar in the top of the lighthouse. It is open in the afternooms from 2 pm. We visited and had a nice view of the harbor while enjoying a frosty beverage.

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Pueblo, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We always return for pre-dinner drinks. The views are panoramic including the marina, and we take the tiny operator-assisted elevator up and the cool circular staircase down. Be sure to place a few peso in the elevator operator's cup! Tell Roberto "hola" when you get to the top.

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Sweden, ME
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Great place to relax, have a drink and take in the awesome view. Be sure to stay for the sunset, and pictures.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Stopped by for a drink before dinner. A wonderful area to see the sunset. They offer chicken wings and small pizzas, but we did not try either as we were on our way to a restaurant. Very romantic and worth the ride in the small elevator. Only opened at night so check the hours outs before venturing here.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

The El Faro Lighthouse is part of the Marina area, a few nice restaurants are close by. It's easy to take the bus to that area if one isn't staying in one of the many hotels close by.

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