"California Lighthouse" Aruba Things to Do Tip by Ischyros

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  California Lighthouse
by Ischyros
  • California Lighthouse - Aruba
      California Lighthouse
    by Ischyros
  • Coral Formations and Sand Dunes - Aruba
      Coral Formations and Sand Dunes
    by Ischyros

California Lighthouse is a beautiful structure perched high atop a hill on the islands far northwest side. Visitors used to be allowed to the top until a suicide caused it's closure. The lighthouse isn't active anymore and the lighthouse keeper's house has been converted into a restaurant. Views of the island are superb from the lighthouse, even without being able to climb to the top. Below to the south you can look out over Malmok Beach with it's relatively expensive housing and on down to the high-rise hotels rising in the distance. To the north are sand dunes leading down the rocky seas on the northern coast of the island. The lighthouse is on the extreme northwest tip of the island. Since roads outside cities are rarely marked, find a good map and a good navigator, or take one of the many island tours. The lighthouse isn't hard to find. It's only the only road leading north out of Malmok Beach.

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  • Written May 22, 2006
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