This lighthouse is often referred to as the California Lighthouse after the steamship Californian, which was wrecked nearby in 1891. It is near the Tierra del Sol golf course. A restaurant called La Trattoria el faro Blancois is at the foot of the lighthouse.
Tower Height: 98
Height of Focal Plane: 180
Characteristic and Range: Two flashes, alternating red and white, every 10 seconds.
Description of Tower: White, conical stone tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1916
Date Present Tower Built: 1916
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
Aruba Vacation Services offers tours that include this lighthouse; see www.visitaruba.com/avs/tours.html