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It takes quite a walk to reach this place but it's worth it.The views from here are very nice. Just... read more

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All reviews worth the climb few stairs panoramic view of the city long climb small chapel worth the effort locals and tourists light house santa ana nice view worth a visit lighthouse reward hill penas las hike
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It takes quite a walk to reach this place but it's worth it.The views from here are very nice. Just be sure to bring enough water with you.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank barbara_uNovaGorica
Reviewed 5 days ago

I wish we had taken more time to visit this place. I was not familiar with this attraction and it was only recommended as a part of a well organized, multi-city land tour. The destination to the top of the lighthouse was fun but I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank luv4Kauai
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking up the stairs through a colorful part of the city and taking in the views along the way is a great way to spend the afternoon. 444 steps to the top with places along the way to rest!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Diane V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though there are 444 steps to the top, it is worth the view not necessarily the lighthouse. The lighthouse itself was under going construction inside so we were not able to go in, but it is a replica not the original wood one, anyway....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank fizzy1991
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are over 450 steps and another 50 or so steps to go the lighthouse. Go slow and it is worth the visit. Excellent views from the top. Walking up is fun, passing by shops, homes etc. Coming down is a breeze but have to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jamkib
Reviewed 12 November 2018

If you are into walking, this is a good place to visit. You will need to go up a few stairs, so some minimal fitness is required. The views are very good.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Colesterol
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Wear comfortable shoes and hidrate yourself! Its a long way up its worth it! There are some restaurants and bars nearby for you to have a drink so enjoy your way up!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LMV1981
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Totally loved that the 444 steps finished up on the top with the lighthouse. You’ll definitely appreciate the views of the city from this vantage point

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dan G
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

A very good to observe the city of Guayaquil from the top of Cerro Santa Ana. To get to the top you need to climb up the mountain passing the nice neighborhood and get to the top. On the way you can find restaurants and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank DoronL47
Reviewed 19 August 2018

The Faro seems to be the ultimate tourist experience. I chose to stay on a landing just below the lighthouse but my husband ventured up there. He said there were beautiful views over the area. There are stairs, loads of them, leading up to the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from Peter_vB2015 | Reviewed this property |
Short taxi ride from the airport, you should be able to squeeze in a climb to the light house. Splendid view from there; don't forget to visit the chapel when you are up there!