Rincon

Travel Guide
Domes Beach
Relax in the laid-back ambiance of this surfer town, which is famous for its beaches, sunsets, waterfront bars and whale watching.

Set around a series of sun-soaked bays and headlands, Rincón is the surf capital of Puerto Rico. The town rose to fame in 1968, when it held the World Surfing Championship. Now join bohemians, free-spirited travelers and surfers searching here for the perfect wave. The intimate beaches of Rincón uphold the casual lifestyle associated with those who put it on the tourist trail.

Activities in the town center revolve around Rincón Downtown Plaza Central. Find bars, breweries, cafés and restaurants that cater to almost every taste. Come on Thursday evenings for the Rincón Art Walk and peruse art, handicrafts and street food stands filling the square. Sunday features a farmers market with fresh produce. Browse surf-inspired crafts, paintings, pottery and woodcarvings at the nearby Playa Oeste Gallery.

Rincón’s beaches start at the downtown waterfront and spread north along a beautiful Caribbean coastline. Rincón Balneario has calm, sparkling blue water and is popular among local families. At nearby Rincón Marina arrange fishing, sailing and scuba-diving excursions. The marine reserve at the uninhabited Desecheo Island is one of the region’s best dive sites.

Travel north to discover the beaches that make the town a magnet for surfers. Domes Beach, Indicators Beach and Maria’s Beach are packed with bodyboarders and surfers from November to April. Watch humpback whales from Punta Higuero Light House, set above Domes Beach. Tres Palmas Marine Reserve, accessible via Steps Beach, is a great place for snorkeling, especially in summer when the water is calmer.

Continue north around Punta Gorda to Pools Beach, another family favorite with a wide stretch of sand. The adjacent Sandy Beach is where you’ll find a range of tourist amenities such as beachside bars, restaurants, hotels, guesthouses and tour operators.

Reach Rincón by flying to Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan and then rent a car. Come in winter to experience the surf culture at its best or in summer for beaches that are often blissfully uncrowded.

The Lazy Parrot Inn
The Lazy Parrot Inn
3 out of 5
Carr. 413 Km 4.1, Bo. Puntas, Rincon, 00677
The price is $139 per night from Dec 11 to Dec 12
$139
per night
Dec 11 - Dec 12
Stay at this 3-star family-friendly resort in Rincon. Enjoy free WiFi, a children's pool, and a terrace. Our guests praise the pool and the restaurant in our ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (648 reviews)
"super ]clean and quiet"

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2022

The Lazy Parrot Inn
Rincon of the Seas - Grand Caribbean Hotel
Rincon of the Seas - Grand Caribbean Hotel
3 out of 5
Road 115 Km 12.2, Rincon, 00677 1850
The price is $178 per night from Dec 14 to Dec 15
$178
per night
Dec 14 - Dec 15
Stay at this 3-star beach hotel in Rincon. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a beach locale. Our guests praise the pool and the restaurant in our reviews. Popular ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,000 reviews)
"For the money I paid the Place was ok but not clean"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2022

Rincon of the Seas - Grand Caribbean Hotel
Villa Cofresi Hotel
Villa Cofresi Hotel
3 out of 5
Rd 115 Km 12.0, Rincon, 00677
The price is $185 per night from Dec 11 to Dec 12
$185
per night
Dec 11 - Dec 12
Stay at this 3-star beach hotel in Rincon. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a beach locale. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (1,001 reviews)
"El bañera estuvo tapada y encima el teléfono para llamar a recepción nunca sirvió"

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2022

Villa Cofresi Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
The Beach Pad
The Beach Pad
3 out of 5
Carretera 413 Km. 4.4, Barrio Puntas, Rincon, 00677
Stay at this 3-star vacation home in Rincon. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a rooftop terrace. Our guests praise the property condition in our reviews. Popular ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (33 reviews)
Gorgeous Beach pad!
"Amazing and ver cozy Beach house so close to the beach and the host is super friendly and always quick to respond for any inquiry. Will definitely highly recommend and we can’t wait to stay here again!Exceed all our expectations!"

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2022

The Beach Pad
3-4 bed, 4 ba, Private Villa on the Beach & Canal, w/Sunset swim up Pool Bar !!
3-4 bed, 4 ba, Private Villa on the Beach & Canal, w/Sunset swim up Pool Bar !!
Rincon
Stay at this family-friendly villa in Rincon. Enjoy free WiFi, private pools, and a beach locale. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms in ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (95 reviews)
Nice Getaway
"Nice location for a family getaway. Pros: Very quiet neighborhood Close proximity to the beach Lots of good eating establishments close by Beautiful pool Cons: Difficult beach access Some maintenance issues Bed foundations make a lot of noise when moving around For the price of the rental, we expected ..."

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2022

3-4 bed, 4 ba, Private Villa on the Beach & Canal, w/Sunset swim up Pool Bar !!
Sun, Sip, Surf, Repeat!
Sun, Sip, Surf, Repeat!
Stella, Rincón
Stay at this vacation home in Rincon. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and a balcony. Popular attractions Playa Corcega and Rincon Central Plaza are located ...
Sun, Sip, Surf, Repeat!
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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