Puerto Rico is an island ringed by breathtaking views of the ocean. If pearly expanses of white sand beach don’t faze you, the cliffs at Cabo Rojo will. These red limestone cliffs tower 200 feet above the battering turquoise waves of the Caribbean Sea. In Spanish “Cabo” means the end or finishing point, an appropriate name for a place where many people have met their end by standing too close to the fragile edges and visibly cracked edges.
The lighthouse was built in 1881 by the Spanish, before Puerto Rico was a US territory. It marks the most western point in Puerto Rico, and still assists ships crossing from the Caribbean Sea to the Atlantic Ocean. The lighthouse itself is nothing to look at, but those cliffs make a breathtaking end to a day hunting fruit in Puerto Rico.