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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
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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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One word: sunsets

We met some friends for drinks at the Lighthouse before dinner and got the most amazing show! There are a couple of tables that offer a great view of PV sunsets. That night was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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63 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We met some friends for drinks at the Lighthouse before dinner and got the most amazing show! There are a couple of tables that offer a great view of PV sunsets. That night was one of those sunsets that just make you sigh and say, "Nice work, big guy!"

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Thank Getmearumpunch
Calgary, Canada
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88 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went up top by elevator after you climb several stairs to the elevator. Up top is a just a bar. Very great view of Marina from the top of El Faro Lighthouse. Should go up top while at the Marina.

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Houston, Texas
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29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited El Faro during the day to buy tickets for an off shore fishing trip and then returned that night with a buddy to have brewski. It was crowded and the service was typical Mexican Style.... no hurry... no worries. Great view and good place to grab a beer and relax before going to the restraunt or to grab... More 

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Thank 1961Charles
Canada
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A little over 100 steps, but worth all of them - you can also take the elevator... The drinks are fine and a little pricey, but the view is worth every penny and they don't rush you at all. The waiter was very nice, and we sat and nursed our drinks, watching the sun set out over the ocean and... More 

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Claremont, California
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126 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking to enjoy a wonderful view of the marina, this is a good spot. The reason I only gave it 3 stars is the service and the beverages were less than I expected. We waited long times for refills even though there was few people there. They do not serve food. Not good for much except the... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth the trip up to see the view of Marina, unique place. Very disappointed in the drinks, unable to finish..

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Gillette, Wyoming
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The view is breath taking. Sad to say, we were there over 30 minutes and no one wanted to wait on us. We never did get a drink. Another couple said that they each got one beer in 55 minutes. The table next to us said they received poor service as well. Sad. Very Sad. I've never given anyone a... More 

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Thank Muse333
Winnipeg, Canada
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68 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in the marina. Climb the stairs for amazing views of the entire area. You can take the elevator only if you visit the lounge for a drink. Either way, make sure you reach the top for great pictures. Especially beautiful towards sunset. The teens were more adventuresome than I was so they took the pictures!

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Thank Laura K
Portland, Oregon
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25 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an excellent place to get a great view of the marina and the bay. Open only at night, because duh! get there early, or late enough to get someone's table by the window, who arrived early :-) They make great drinks for cheap, considering drink prices on the ground level of the marina. Staff is always super friendly... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can walk the stairs or take the elevator up to the top of the lighthouse for drinks. I suggest going at sunset. Get a drink and look at the city.

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