Municipality of Cabo Rojo
This lighthouse is located at the top of spectacular 200-foot limestone cliffs. There have been many reported sightings of UFOs in this area. The lighthouse was said to have fallen into very poor condition, but in June 2003 it is reportedly under repair by the Municipality of Cabo Rojo.
Tower Height: 40
Description of Tower: Hexagonal stone tower attached to dwelling.
This light is operational
Stone keeper's dwelling.
Date Established: 1882
Date Present Tower Built: 1882
Date Automated: 1967
Optics: 1882: Third order Fresnel lens; now DCB-24.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
This lighthouse is on Road 303 in Cabo Rojo, about three hours from San Juan.
Listed on the
National Register of Historic Places
Keepers: Agustin Suárez Cruz (?)
Nearby Lodging: Bahia Salinas Beach Hotel, P.O. Box 1329, El Faro, Cabo Rojo. Phone (787) 254-1212; Fax: (787) 254-1215. Email: email@example.com