Fero de las Cabezas de San Juan Lighthouse

Set on the grounds of the Las Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve is Fero de las Cabezas de San Juan, a lighthouse erected by the Spanish in 1882 to guide sailors in the dark. It is located on the northeaster point of Cape San Juan, one of the highest points on the island.

What to Expect

Many people visit this lighthouse for a climb to the top for one of the most breathtaking views on the island. You can also explore the surrounding Nature Center and follow the trails mapped out around the lighthouse.

The architectural design is neo-classic and has a slightly castle-like appearance.

Staying Close

You may enjoy staying in the vicinity of Fajardo if you plan on visiting Fero de las Cabezas de San Juan Lighthouse, as visitors to this part of Puerto Rico will have easy access to this lighthouse throughout their trip. There are a fair number of lodgings around the area surrounding Fero de las Cabezas de San Juan Lighthouse.

Hotels near Fero de las Cabezas de San Juan Lighthouse
Hotel Type Distance Direction
El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort Resort 1.7 mi. (3.4 km) SSW
Las Casitas Village, A Waldorf Astoria Resort Resort 1.9 mi. (3.0 km) SSW
Fajardo Inn Resort 3.4 mi. (1.3 km) SSW
Luquillo Sunrise Beach Inn Hotel 6.4 mi. (0.4 km) W

Location and What's Nearby

Active explorers might also be charmed by the area because of the options for outdoor pursuits. Guests with an interest in showing their ability around the green, might want to do so at the most convenient option, which is El Conquistador Resort & Country Club. Free hours can also be enjoyed at Seven Seas Beach, the nearest beach. However, many other outdoor options exist in the region. It's worth noting you'll also have access to at least one other interesting attraction. The closest indoor attraction to Fero de las Cabezas de San Juan Lighthouse is Las Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve, which can be found a short distance away.


Operating Hours

You can visit the lighthouse on weekends, and tours are available at 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 1:30 p.m.


Admission into the nature reserve and the lighthouse is free, but reservations are required.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (787) 722-5882 Or (787) 860-2560

Location: the vicinity of Fajardo, Puerto Rico

Website: http://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/prvi/pr8.htm


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