Faro Punta Torrecilla

Punta Torrecilla Lighthouse is the second lighthouse to call this spot home. The first was established around 1853, with the present one being established by 1975.

What to Expect

The site is open to all visitors that want to see the lighthouse, though only from the ground. The tower is not open, and you will not be allowed to climb to the top.

The lighthouse is recognizable by its rectangular shape accented by a spiraling combination of yellow and blue.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Faro Punta Torrecilla may choose to book their trip in Santo Domingo, as those staying in this part of the Dominican Republic will be excited to have easy lighthouse access during their time there. There is a sufficient collection of hotels in the locale around this landmark.

Hotels near Faro Punta Torrecilla
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Casas del XVI Hotel 0.8 mi. (1.2 km) NW
Mercure Comercial Santo Domingo Hotel 0.8 mi. (0.1 km) NW
Hodelpa Caribe Colonial Hotel 0.8 mi. (0.2 km) NW
Casa Dona Elvira B & B 0.8 mi. (0.3 km) NW
Hostal Nicolas De Ovando Hotel 0.8 mi. (0.3 km) NNW
Bettye's Galleria Guesthouse Guest house 0.9 mi. (0.2 km) NW
Hotel Conde De Penalba Hotel 0.9 mi. (0.1 km) NW

Location and What's Nearby

Of course, one of the most enjoyable possibilities while spending a few hours exploring the area is enjoying food at a restaurant within traveling distance of this lighthouse. The most nearby place to eat is Ejemplo, a wonderful eatery to have a bite to eat at before spending some time at Faro Punta Torrecilla. La Briciola and Double´s offer additional dining options close-by. At Double´s you should test out Irish cuisine and experience the flavors of the Dominican Republic.


Contact Information

Location: Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic


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