U.S. Coast Guard
Tower Height: 49
Height of Focal Plane: 111
Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes (separated by 10 seconds) every 30 seconds; range 16 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White, octagonal stone tower on keeper's dwelling.
This light is operational
Integral brick and stone keeper's dwelling.
Date Established: 1892
Date Present Tower Built: 1892
Date Automated: 1989
Optics: 1892: Third order Fresnel lens, now 190 mm optic.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
This lighthouse station is not open to the public, but you can take Route 3 to Rte. 7760 south of Maunabo. The road descends to a small parking lot at a beach close to the lighthouse station, and the lighthouse can be photographed from here.
Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!
Listed on the
National Register of Historic Places
Keepers: Agustin Suárez Cruz (?)