Faro Puerto Plata

A recognized International Historic Site, the lighthouse was actually built in New York in 1879 and shipped the Dominican Republic. Today it is a popular place to take pictures and visit, though you will be unable to actually climb up the lighthouse.


The lighthouse is one the the metallic lighthouse with the exposed, spiral, stairs. From the ground, you will easily be able to spot the light on top.

Staying Close

Puerto Plata is a good option for those wishing to visit Faro Puerto Plata, since visitors to this region of the Dominican Republic will have the benefit of easy access to this lighthouse during their time there. If you wish to book your stay near the lighthouse, you'll have a reasonable number of hotel room choices in the vicinity.

Hotels near Faro Puerto Plata
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Club Villas Jazmin Hotel 1.5 mi. (3.8 km) WNW
Hacienda Tropical Resort -- --
Portofino Guest House Guest house 2.1 mi. (1.9 km) SE
Sun Village Resort & Spa Resort 2.6 mi. (5.6 km) WNW
The Bungalows Resort 2.6 mi. (5.6 km) WNW
Lifestyle Presidential Suites Resort 2.7 mi. (5.7 km) WNW
Grand Oasis Marien All Inclusive Resort Resort 2.9 mi. (3.2 km) SE

Location and What's Nearby

Island pastimes like hitting a few rounds of golf and taking to the water will also be found easily and are within close proximity. Visitors who are interested in showing their aptitude at the green, will want to do so at the closest golfing option, which is Los Mangos Golf Course. If golf doesn't tickle your fancy, there's no need to fret - go over to Playa Costambar, one of the closest beaches to this landmark. While the options above may be the closest, you will still find a good selection of similar outdoor possibilities. You will encounter a fair number of indoor attractions in the vicinity. There are two nearby attractions -Birgenair Flight 301 Memorial and Fortaleza San Felipe- which are both found not far from the lighthouse.


Contact Information

Location: Puerto Plata, the Dominican Republic


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