El Faro Lighthouse

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Located in Marina Vallartas is the 110-foot tall lighthouse called "El Faro," which translates to "the Lighthouse." This spot is popular amongst tourists because the trek to the top of the tower results in an opportunity to listen to live music and gab a few drinks in a circular lounge.

Staying Close

El Faro Lighthouse is located in downtown Playa del Carmen, which means those staying in this part of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean will have convenient access to the lighthouse during their time there. There are numerous lodgings within range of El Faro Lighthouse.

Hotels near El Faro Lighthouse
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Hotel Delfin Playa Hotel -- --
Hotel La Rana Cansada Hotel 0.0 mi. (1.2 km) W
Hotel Encanto El Faro Resort 0.0 mi. (1.2 km) WNW
Mosquito Beach Hotel Club Resort 0.0 mi. (1.1 km) N
Hotel Colibri Hotel 0.1 mi. (1.3 km) WSW
Blue Pearl Suites Hotel 0.1 mi. (1.2 km) N
Hotel Tropical Casablanca Hotel 0.1 mi. (1.2 km) NW

Location and What's Nearby

Guests at El Faro Lighthouse will be able to enjoy at least a couple recreational opportunities like working on their golf game and enjoying water sports without having to look very hard. Visitors who enjoy showing their skills around the golf course, can do so at the closest option, which is Playacar Golf Course. If golf doesn't tickle your fancy, there's no need to fret - go over to El Faro, the closest beach. Though there isn't a huge selection, a few additional comparable outdoor possibilities to choose from nearby. Lighthouse visitors are also close to a small number of additional landmarks only a short distance away. Just up the road you'll find Plaza 28 De Julio Park, one of the few extra interesting spots located in the immediate surroundings of the lighthouse.



It is free to visit El Faro, though you may end up spending some money in the lounge.

Contact Information

Location: Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico


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