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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

So basicaly went up the lighthouse wich is open from 2:30 pm untill about 6:30 from tuesdays to sundays only, the view is amazing and its good to get to know a bit of the history of it.

Thank francisco g
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Well you would expect a lighthouse to be in a prominent location and this one is just that. Unparalleled views to the east and west and a useful landmark for the coastal paths in both directions. We did get into the lighthouse and to honest...More

1  Thank Stuart_Away_Again
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

There is a well used cliff path in either direction from the Lighthouse with spectacular views into Sandstone coves with caves and sink holes. This is the reason for my rating, as the Lighthouse is usually closed to visitors except Wednesdays 2-4. Take your camera!...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Ok, so when we visited, the lighthouse was closed - if you do plan to visit, be sure to check opening times! The lighthouse from the outside doesn’t look like much, nothing to really say about it other than it could use a fresh lick...More

1  Thank hugo d
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Go there on Wensday 2 to 4 you can go in the lighthouse. If the door is closed wait because the lighthouse keaper is up stairs whit the customers. Nice place To visit.

Thank Markku21
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Frankly I struggle to give this 2 Stars. It is just an ordinary lighthouse with a notice board giving brief details of its history. Everywhere was boarded up. There is some pleasant coastal resorts alongside which are attractive

Thank nickpickles
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

We had a nice visit to the lighthouse. The views from the top are really good along the cliffs. It is only open from 2-4 on Wednesday afternoons, but the entry is free and the lighthouse keeper takes you up to the top where you...More

Thank Ben T
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

There is only a lighthouse to see I recommend to go to Marina Beach views are better than here so you save time

Thank LaupomHK
Reviewed 2 April 2018

This was just down the road from our villa so we walked past it many many times. It is worth taking the trip to see it although only possible from the outside at the time we were there. We became very fond of the lighthouse...More

1  Thank Heather S
Reviewed 25 November 2017

You can walk or drive down the road just after Rocha Brava to this lighthouse on the cliffs. One or two families live in the building itself in a compound, so the public are prohibited from inspecting the lighthouse up close. There is a nice...More

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