Four lighthouses transformed into hotels for an express fall getaway

The illumination of the ocean to guide sailors. This is the function that the headlights have. A very important one, especially in ancient times, since they were practically the only guide that those who dared to enter the sea on an adventure had. Privileged places that have what can be considered the best views of the seas and oceans there are. Why not make the most of them and transform them into hotels to relax, enjoy and pamper yourself?

In Spain there are about 187 lighthouses, of which very few are inhabited and most have already stopped fulfilling their former guiding mission. From here came the Lighthouses of Spain project, to give a second use to these true wonders. And one of them is precisely to become hotels.

We show you some of the most special. authentic paradises that do not leave anyone indifferent and that offer a very complete experience to all those who dare to try the experience of spending a few days in a lighthouse. Authentic wonders and very rare, since at the moment few have been transformed into true hotels where you can unwind and enjoy an outstanding getaway.

A lighthouse on the island of Santa Cruz de Tenerife with breathtaking views to disconnect from everything. / LIGHTHOUSE PUNTA COMPLETED

Punta Cumplida Lighthouse, in La Palma

A lighthouse converted into a hotel located in the wonderful island of La Palma. And to be more exact, in the lower part of the municipality of Barlovento, in the northeast of the island. A place over 150 years old and that has been crowned as one of the most impressive and beautiful lighthouses in Spain. A well deserved title.

floatel is the group that has taken charge of the work to turn it into a luxury hotel with three suites, a 5,000 square meter garden, a patio and an infinity pool. An exclusive experience but worth trying. But if you cannot do it in person, you can also do it virtually through its website. In it, it has activated a virtual tour that even allows you to see how the waves of the Atlantic break on the volcanic rocks.

The Costa Brava is home to this wonder of paradise, a lighthouse that is a hotel and a restaurant at the same time. / the FAR HOTEL RESTAURANT

El Far, on the Costa Brava

The municipality of Llafranc, located in the Costa Brava, hosts this wonder of a place. A lighthouse that was built in an old inn that dates back to the 18th century on a 175-meter-high cliff and that has now been converted into a hotel and restaurant that offers a very complete and unforgettable experience.

Specifically, the hotel is located right next to the lighthouse and has a gastronomic offer open to both residents and those who want to go see the awesome visits. A place surrounded by coves and a few meters from the Hermitage of San Sebastià de la Guardaalso from the 18th century, which houses Iberian archaeological remains from the 2nd century BC

A lighthouse located on the island of Ribadeo to enjoy heart-stopping views and an unforgettable experience. / PANCHA ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE

Pancha Island Lighthouse, in Galicia

In the town of Ribadeo, in Galicia, is the Pancha Island, which houses two lighthouses considered one of the most beautiful in Spain. The first of the two, with a square floor plan, was built in 1857 and is the current hotel. However, there is another one that was built years later, specifically in 1983. A cylindrical concrete tower with black and white stripes.

Two wonders that were kept away from the public for many years, since Isla Pancha was closed for security reasons. but thanks for the project Pancha Island Lighthouse Tourist Accommodation, is currently open to the public for visitors, locals and foreigners who want to enjoy a very admirable natural setting. Perfect for both spring-summer and autumn-winter: a paradise open all year round.

A lighthouse located in the impressive Cabo de Fisterra that has been converted into an exclusive hotel. / hotel or traffic light

Hotel O Semáforo de Fisterra, in Cape Finisterre

The endless Cape Finisterre houses this incredible lighthouse transformed into a hotel built in 1853. Located 138 meters above sea level, it is suspended 65 kilometers. A true wonder of the Galician coast that is also known as the Cape of the End of the World, since in ancient times, the Romans believed that everything ended there.

Since 1999 and with a recent reform in 2016, a hotel was built in the old marine surveillance headquarters. A little paradise hotel and restaurant which has five exclusive rooms, an exquisite restaurant, cafeteria and a terrace with endless views. A place where disconnecting from everything will be an easy task.