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Faro Cabo Santa Maria

Avenida del Faro s/n, La Paloma 27001, Uruguay
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Very nice fun beach

The beach was fun to find sea shells but the light house was not open when we were there. But we... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
Amy W
Nice views of the South Atlantic!

Seems this could be one of the last nice weather weekends here before the cold winds come in, so... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
Christian D
Florianopolis, SC
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  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Avenida del Faro s/n, La Paloma 27001, Uruguay
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

The beach was fun to find sea shells but the light house was not open when we were there. But we did see you can clime to the top for a fee. It looked like fun.

Thank Amy W
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Seems this could be one of the last nice weather weekends here before the cold winds come in, so am enjoying it .

Thank Christian D
Reviewed 9 March 2017

My boyfriend and I went to the lighthouse in La Paloma one weekend evening about an hour before sunset. We visited many lighthouses in Uruguay and this one was the tallest. The lighthouse has one very tiny spiral staircase that leads you to a hall...More

Thank Krista S
Reviewed 27 January 2017

143 steps and you have a chance to take wonderful pictures. Friendly englishspeaking reception and beautiful views over La Paloma beaches and village.

Thank HR_10000
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Great light house. Very phallic which might excite some. It certainly made me develop some nice thoughts. I had the light house view from my hotel room. Looks great at night. A good land mark in a nice area

Thank bikerhotbear
Reviewed 31 December 2015

La Paloma is not that big and not many sights to visit, but this s a must see. Not so much for the building itself, as for the SPECTACULAR view from the top. Beware not for the faint hearted, but maybe a goof way to...More

Thank TuliResidence
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

La Paloma is a small beach town, quiet and peaceful The lighthouse is one of the few attraction there, standing quiet and bright against the horizon In the end of the day it offers a nice view, red sun lightning west face against the dark...More

Thank Ivan S
Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

Apparently almost all light houses in Uruguay are open to the public (small fee to enter). I'm terrified of heights but love light houses, so always go up when given a chance. I almost got stuck at the top of this one owing to the...More

Thank In4itt
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Suuuper tiny fishermen's village off season! Must go if you want loooong beach walks without seeing anybody. The HI hostel is open all year round, not the cleanest but still nice :)

Thank sinafranz
Reviewed 23 July 2015

La paloma is a nice área you can visit. Popular among local people or young tourist. if it is open you can go up an check the great view of the área.

Thank Ch4mpi
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