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El Faro Lighthouse

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
+52 322 221 0542
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A Beautiful View From the Top of the Lighthouse

We enjoyed cocktails and a beautiful sunset view from the top of El Faro at the Puerto Vallarta... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Nancy D
Avon, Colorado
Great Views and Great Cocktails

This is one of Vallarta's lesser known but spectacular attractions. Hours are limited but it's a... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
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This 110-foot high lighthouse is Marina Vallartas landmark and features a circular lounge with live music at the top.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
+52 322 221 0542
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

We enjoyed cocktails and a beautiful sunset view from the top of El Faro at the Puerto Vallarta Marina! we climbed the circular staircase to the top, but one small elevator also services the bar at the top. We looked directly down on the boats...More

1  Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This is one of Vallarta's lesser known but spectacular attractions. Hours are limited but it's a must stop if you're in the Marina during the early evening hours. The views from the top are beautiful. 360 degree panoramic views of the Bay and Downtown Puerto...More

Thank frankawalsh
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Great little spot for eating ares, shopping,and of course tequila yummy tastings and super prices. Not to be miss the drug stores, very reasonably price on prescriptions,better then down town prices. Nice little mark on thusday nights too.

Thank Sully5567
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Great place to soak up the harbor & marina with boats and yachts from every place. Do get near water through dangerous crocodiles in water.

Thank Johnnie W
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Enjoy a margaritta with the best views and watch the sun slowly go down! Walk up a flight of stairs then buzz for the old stlye lift to the top.

Thank Lipstickkids
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Great place for an evening cocktail overlooking the bay. 360° view. Was there for a special event. Staff were great. Food was catered. Bartender and servers were Awesome. It is an open to all.

1  Thank Catherine Gail B
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Stunning views of the marina and the surrounding mountains. Over 100 steps for the fit or you can take the lift. Good service and selection of drinks at reasonable prices.

Thank BillyS002
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The view and the drinks were great. We loved the staircase up to the bar area and you can't beat the view.

Thank Agape1124
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Staff warm & friendly...no meals...drinks are their fare...music is quite loud...great ambiance...fun place...

Thank 4,038,638,400
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Great place for a drink for the view. The elevator ride is interesting. The drinks are a little higher priced, but worth the extra money.

Thank Tom F
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27 December 2016|
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Response from j E | Reviewed this property |
Yes, 950 pesos per person
Bob and Barbara K
18 October 2015|
Response from Carolyn Z | Reviewed this property |
It's in the port area not far from Walmart. It's the zone between Puerto Valletta and Niece. Fun area