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Arecibo Lighthouse & Historical Park

Carr 655 Bo. | Islote Sector el Muelle, Arecibo, Puerto Rico
+1 787-880-7540
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Great for families with smaller kids

We went to Arecibo Lighthouse with my son's summer program for a field trip (kids 3-5), and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jasmin B
Dorado, Puerto Rico
Educational and fun!!!

Loved it!! It's great for kids. The small aquarium, the lighthouse and the views are great. After... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Iliana M
via mobile
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Arecibo Lighthouse & Historical Park, offers to the general public The Morillos Lighthouse from 1898, last Lighthouse built by Spanish Government in the island just before the Hispanic-American War. It was totally restored and opened to the public in 2001. In the surrounding areas, some replicas of elements of Puerto Rico history like Taino Village, Spanish Conquest with 3 ships, African Hut, Pirate Ship and the only salt-water aquarium in the island. Also Decks with the magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean. You can access the "Splash by the Lighthouse" a wading pool area for kids and adults.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good23%
  • Average24%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
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“pirate ship” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Carr 655 Bo. | Islote Sector el Muelle, Arecibo, Puerto Rico
+1 787-880-7540

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to Arecibo Lighthouse with my son's summer program for a field trip (kids 3-5), and everyone had a great time. This place is educational but also features a playground, water/splash park and aquarium as well as pirate ships. Definitely worth a visit. The...More

Thank Jasmin B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved it!! It's great for kids. The small aquarium, the lighthouse and the views are great. After seeing all that, you can enjoy the pool.

Thank Iliana M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excelent to bring kids. For couples is not to much to do. At the lighthouse is a great view. There is a fee at the entrance.

Thank Giova M
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Came here with the family and there is nothing to do. Pirate ships were ok but one of them was closed. The Aquarium is in bad shape and there is a small zoo (if you dare to call it a zoo) in bad shape. Not...More

1  Thank Vanchy S
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This is a really nice place to check out if you're in the area. The park has a small replica of a taino indian village which is interesting to look at and read about. It also has several big wooden ships that you can climb...More

1  Thank Gina M
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Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

I visited last month and paid $16. This place was not worth my money, the establishment is deteriorating and really dangerous. The woodwork on the ships, the painting on the statues, the smell on the artwork, the lightning on the pirates cave need work on....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We visited Arecibo Lighthouse yesterday on our trip to Arecibo. The lighthouse fee isn't worth anything!!!! Much Better views can be seen from places near it, across it. They charge $12/pp and $8 parking. Access inside the lighthouse is only allowed to the lifeguard so...More

Thank Anem J
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Really nice view from the top. The beach, palms, the country side looks gorgeous. Entrance is kinda expensive to be honest tho

1  Thank Samuel D
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Having visited many lighthouses in the continental US, I did not expect the Arecibo Lighthouse to be a playground with a tiny little lighthouse. Puerto Rico is a very rocky land. As such, Arecibo isn't actually a beach like you'd find along the east coast...More

1  Thank harriet_deborah_vane
Reviewed 16 March 2017

2 adults, 1 child=$34 a Wednesday in February. "Park"( it looks more like a playground), empty and still charging full price?!?!?!?! Ridiculous!

Thank bk11415
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