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Address: | North end of L. G. Smith Boulevard, Noord, Aruba
Phone Number:
+297 586 0787
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08:30 - 16:45
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 16:45
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

One of Aruba's most famous landmarks, the California lighthouse is known...

One of Aruba's most famous landmarks, the California lighthouse is known for its spectacular views of the island. It's now open to the public to climb up to the highest look out point and enjoy panoramic 360 views of Aruba's most northern point.

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Great view.

As you are on the northern tip of Aruba, you get a great view of the island. Can have locals make coconut drinks. If you are adventurous, keep going to the east side - just have... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

As you are on the northern tip of Aruba, you get a great view of the island. Can have locals make coconut drinks. If you are adventurous, keep going to the east side - just have a 4X4.

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Thank Karen H
Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The sightseeing was ok nothing special about it. The only thing you get is a better view over Aruba.

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This lighthouse is a main attraction on the island. It sits high overlooking the ocean. Has been maintained well. Very windy there since it's on the highest point of the island.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Any where we go we love to check out the lighthouses if they have them. The wife really likes them. I'm from California so it was a must see and learn the history. It was a nice spot to stop. The fruit smoothies sold by the locals out of the van were probably best i ever had. coconut & pineapple... More 

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Thank Chris F
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We drove up to the lighthouse to find that the inside was closed that day. This didn't stop us from exploring the area, taking pictures and getting some treats before we left. The area near/ around the lighthouse offers good views of the sea and of some parts of the island. If you venture a bit you will see cacti... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The view is amazing, but the best part was the food. the place it is a MUST TO BE. you can up to the lighthouse and watch the whole island.

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

While in Palm Beach you enjoy nice cal waters, once you get to the California Lighthouse you get the first glimpse at the rough Atlantic Ocean waters. Beautiful deep royal blue ocean colors and great view of the High Rise Hotel area

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You get a nice (not spectacular) view if you climb the steps and pay 8USD / Person. No discount for children.

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Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a treat to see the California Lighthouse all renovated and open for tours. It is clear that a lot of work has gone into repairing and restoring the lighthouse to allow tours to go up to the top. For $8.00 (American), you can walk up the 122 steps to the top of the lighthouse. Once there, you are treated... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When it comes to lighthouses was not impressed from outside if you are a fan, we saw people at the top so not sure how much it cost to get inside however the views from surrounding area are great so view from top must be awesome. Of course there are vendors available as well as bathrooms inside the restaurant for... More 

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