Point Borinquen Lighthouse

Set on the Coast Guard Base in Aguadilla, the Point Borinquen Lighthouse was originally built by the Spanish government in 1889, but destroyed by a tsunami in 1918. The next incarnation was built on higher grounds, but the ruins of the original lighthouse have been left untouched for generations.

What to Expect

Point Borinquen Lighthouse is not necessarily a tourist attraction, especially due to its location on the Coast Guard Base. Still, the tall beauty can be seen from afar by lovers of lighthouses.

The original lighthouse stood tall at the center of a one-story, 13 room building that houses two keepers. When the original was demolished, now known as the Ruins of Aquadilla, an octagonal tower that stands alone was constructed nearby.

Staying Close

Point Borinquen Lighthouse is located in the vicinity of Aguadilla, ensuring those visiting this area of Puerto Rico will be pleased to have easy access to this lighthouse throughout their trip. There is a decent amount of hotels around the region surrounding the lighthouse.

Hotels near Point Borinquen Lighthouse
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Hotel el Faro Hotel 1.5 mi. (3.4 km) SE
Hotel Villa Forin Hotel 1.6 mi. (3.3 km) SE
Courtyard By Marriott Aguadilla Hotel 2.3 mi. (7.8 km) NE
Hotel Cielo Mar Hotel 2.5 mi. (1.7 km) S
El Pedregal Lodge 2.5 mi. (1.8 km) SSE
Hotel Parador La Cima Hotel 3.8 mi. (9.0 km) ENE
Villa Montaña Beach Resort Resort 4.6 mi. (10.1 km) ENE

Location and What's Nearby

Vacationers who want to relax in the sun or take part in a number of recreational activities will enjoy the local outdoor perks, including Borinquen Golf Club and The Shacks. The Shacks is less than a mile from this attraction.


Contact Information

Location: Aguadilla, Puerto Rico


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