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Parque Pasivo El Faro

Parque Pasivo El Faro Review

Surrounding the Punta Higuera Lighthouse, Parque Pasivo El Faro has small kiosks at the water's edge. If you're lucky, you may spot a whale in the distance. (Have patience, though, as it could take days to see one.) You can also glimpse the rusting mint-colored dome of the defunct Bonus Thermonuclear Energy Plant from here; it has been closed since 1968. The park—complete with benches and a refreshment stand—is a nice place to take in sunsets. The lighthouse is closed to the public, but it's hard to walk away without taking a photo of the stately white structure.

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  • Address: End of Rte. 413, Rincón, 00677
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Daily 8 am–midnight
  • Location: Rincón
Updated: 02-01-2012

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