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Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio

Cabo Polonio, Uruguay
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It's a very dizzing climb to the top, but the views are well worth it! Make sure to bring a bottle... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Stephanie J
The sea lions..

The lighthouse is impressive itself, but also there is a big colony of sea lions in this area. Very... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
Aviel A
Haifa, Israel
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea lions” (4 reviews)
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Cabo Polonio, Uruguay
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

It's a very dizzing climb to the top, but the views are well worth it! Make sure to bring a bottle of water with you if it's a hot day. Very helpful attendants.

Thank Stephanie J
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

The lighthouse is impressive itself, but also there is a big colony of sea lions in this area. Very recommended to come and see them when you are in Cabo polonio!

Thank Aviel A
Reviewed 27 February 2017

One of the few lighthouses still turned on and off by hand. Yes, it is a lot of steps to the top, but worth it. Go see it!

Thank Hillary J
Reviewed 4 January 2017

going to the lighthouse is a must do experience in Cabo Polonio. It's very cheap and not impossible to go up, but a bit claustrophobic. Anyways, great view and you can see all the village and the sea lions.

Thank luizacerioli
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Entrance is only 25 pesos, and the views are great. Remember to take off your hat or it will fall off!

Thank veroveroadvisor
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

The view was pretty. I've seen cooler light houses, this when you can walk up for about one US dollar. It's not that crowded around lunchtime. There is a nice view of the seals

Thank Gina G
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Our best pictures from cabo polonio we made from the top of this light house. Very cheap to get up totally worth the price. You must go there.

Thank Singular E
Reviewed 15 April 2016

From here you can see the whole town and coast around Cabo polonio. Its the best vintage point to have a view of the sunset as well as some of the sea wolfs that hang in the rocks bellow it. 25 pesos p/p

Thank HugoHM
Reviewed 29 March 2016

The Cabo Polonio lighthouse it very picturesque! Right on the point of the area, it overlooks the sea on 3 sides. Beautiful approaching, with wonderful vistas of the sky and sea and land, climbing it is a must. It is an easy climb, and very...More

Thank FresnoTravelers
Reviewed 29 February 2016

If you are in Cabo Polonio, don't forget visiting the lighthouse. You have a fantastic 360º view of one of the most beautiful places in Uruguay

Thank Gabriel G
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