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

Those wishing to visit Fero de las Cabezas de San Juan Lighthouse may choose to book their trip in the vicinity of Fajardo, since those staying in this area of Puerto Rico will be excited to have easy lighthouse access throughout their trip. There a reasonable number of hotels around the region surrounding the 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

Island staples like hitting a few rounds of golf and beach-going are also widely available in the vicinity. Vacationers with an interest in showing their ability on the green, will be able to do so at the nearest golfing opportunity, which is El Conquistador Resort & Country Club. Sunny days can also be filled with time at Seven Seas Beach, the closest beach. And, at least two other beach and golf options remain in the surrounding area. In addition, you will also have access to the choice of at least one other attraction. A great option for activities and fun near Fero de las Cabezas de San Juan Lighthouse is Las Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve, and you'll find it 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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