Municipality of Rincón
This lighthouse is located within El Faro Park, a popular spot for whale watching. There is a gift shop near the lighthouse.
Tower Height: 69
Height of Focal Plane: 90
Description of Tower: Gray, octagonal concrete tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1892
Date Present Tower Built: 1922
Date Automated: 1933
Optics: 1892: Sixth order Fresnel lens; now 250 mm optic.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
Rincón is located about two hours from San Juan Airport, and about 25 minutes from Aguadilla Airport and Mayaguez Airport.
Listed on the
National Register of Historic Places
Nearby Lodging: El Faro Guesthouse (787) 823-5247.