Three other lighthouses similar to this one were built in Cuba; this is the only survivor of the four.
Tower Height: 134
Height of Focal Plane: 141
Characteristic and Range: Two second flash every 15 seconds.
Description of Tower: Octagonal skeletal tower with central cylinder, black and yellow horizontal bands, screwpile foundation.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1902
Date Present Tower Built: 1902
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Yes.
There is a small museum at the lighthouse.
Keepers: Jose Joaquin Juan de la Cruz Riaño y Frayle (c. 1940s)