Visit the Lighthouse at Cabo Rojo


Sitting atop a 200-feet limestone cliff as it overlooks the stunning Caribbean Sea, the Cabo Rojo Lighthouse symbolizes you are in south-west Puerto Rico. This lighthouse was built in 1881 by the Spanish rulers who named it Faro Los Morrillos de Cabo Rojo. The Cabo Rojo Lighthouse is an interesting attraction that has gone through a number of renovations over the years, for you to enjoy its beauty. Still in operation as it readily assist ships and other marine vessels to safely pass through the Mona Passage from the Caribbean Sea to the Atlantic Ocean.

The town of Cabo Rojo is a charming area where the lighthouse sits in the southwest corner. The town is a hot spot for you to enjoy its adorable beaches natural attractions and delicious seafood. Very breathtaking to visit, the town of Cabo Rojo is the perfect destination if you are looking for a combination of relaxation with exciting yet natural attraction. The lighthouse provides you with extraordinary outlooks of the rosy limestone cliffs that form a natural bridge as it looks out the salt flats.

Faro Los Morillos, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico © by enlacepr

Explore the interiors of the lighthouse to view the art displays. Climb the spiral staircase that leads to the observation deck on the roof to enjoy the scenic view from the lighthouse. You will be amazed at the natural beauty that surrounds this grey and white building. Be careful not to walk too close to the edge, as there are no guarding rails to protect you from falling.

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The lights at the lighthouse are breathtakingly stunning as it provides you with a great view of the coved beach of La Playuela. After visiting Cabo Rojo Lighthouse, stroll down to the beach as the water is calm, warm and inviting. To reach the Cabo Rojo Lighthouse is also amusing; you will drive past the amazing salt flats until you come upon the paved roads of the lighthouse.