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

Faro Puerto Plata is located in Puerto Plata, so visitors to this area of the Dominican Republic will be excited to have easy lighthouse access throughout their trip. If you'd like to find a place close to the lighthouse, you'll have a fair number of hotels to choose from in the area.

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

If you find yourself hungry after viewing the lighthouse, no problem -- you will find a broad selection of dining possibilities within traveling distance. The most nearby restaurant is La Puntilla, which serves Italian fare. La Puntilla is maybe around about a hundred yards away from this landmark, so stop in and place your order. Also within a short distance, you and your group will come across restaurants including Sam's Bar & Grill and Skina where you and your companions can eat some International food and experience the Dominican Republic culture.


Contact Information

Location: Puerto Plata, the Dominican Republic


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