Lighthouse (Faro Punta Mulas)
The Punta Mulas Lighthouse marks the entrance to
the harbor at Isabel Segunda. It was constructed by Don Juan Puig
Cerber in 1895.The Punta Mulas Lighthouse was the second lighthouse
built on Vieques after the Puerto Ferro Lighthouse. The lighthouse
serves to guide vessels through the chain of dangerous reefs that
The red light from the tower can be seen from as far away as St.
Croix and St. Thomas.
The lighthouse was beautifully restored and reopened on October
12, 1992 to coincide with the 500 year anniversary of Columbus’
voyage to the Americas.
Inside you will find a museum featuring the maritme history of
Vieques and the Americas as well as other historical and cultural
Around the lighthouse are beautifully landscaped grounds with magnificent
views of the town of Isabel Segunda, the northern coast of Vieques,
the main island of Puerto Rico in the west and Culebra and, on a
clear day, St. Thomas and St John to the east.
The annex on the side of the lighthouse is available for public
functions such as weddings and other gatherings.