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El Faro Lighthouse

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Address: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 322 221 0542
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18:00 - 01:30
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 01:30
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This 110-foot high lighthouse is Marina Vallartas landmark and features a...

This 110-foot high lighthouse is Marina Vallartas landmark and features a circular lounge with live music at the top.

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Great views and sunset rendevous

We always return for pre-dinner drinks. The views are panoramic including the marina, and we take the tiny operator-assisted elevator up and the cool circular staircase down. Be... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Pueblo, Colorado
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Pueblo, Colorado
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8 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We always return for pre-dinner drinks. The views are panoramic including the marina, and we take the tiny operator-assisted elevator up and the cool circular staircase down. Be sure to place a few peso in the elevator operator's cup! Tell Roberto "hola" when you get to the top.

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Sweden, ME
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to relax, have a drink and take in the awesome view. Be sure to stay for the sunset, and pictures.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by for a drink before dinner. A wonderful area to see the sunset. They offer chicken wings and small pizzas, but we did not try either as we were on our way to a restaurant. Very romantic and worth the ride in the small elevator. Only opened at night so check the hours outs before venturing here.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The El Faro Lighthouse is part of the Marina area, a few nice restaurants are close by. It's easy to take the bus to that area if one isn't staying in one of the many hotels close by.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The lighthouse in the Marina is our favorite place to stop after dinner in the marina. Great views, especially if there are fireworks in the area. Extensive drink list.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

360 view of the Puerto Vallarta Marina, the sunset, ocean and the Sierra Madre landscape is awesome! No snacks are offered, but drinks and service are good. Music gets louder as the evening goes along, but this is a lively place! Funky small elevator. You can also take the interior spiraling stairway.

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Corona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

360 degree view. This is a bar open @ 6:00- ? The drink menu was extensive but the on hand wines were very limited, diappointing

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Only good for drinks - they have no food but the view of the marina is nice. They have an elevator once you get past the first set of stairs.

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Harlingen, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Great place for drinks and hanging with friends. Only recommendation is that light snacks or appetizers should be made available.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Beautiful sunset view! Great for drinks and snacks before dinner! In a convenient area! If heights scare you, would not recommend!

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