Activities in Rincón

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The activity that Rincon is best known for is surfing.  During the winter months you'll find some of the best surfing in Puerto Rico here, and there are world wide tournaments that bring surfers to this town in droves every year.  Not everyone knows or wants to learn how to surf, and for those people, there are a few other activities to consider participating in while staying in this laid back, almost hippie-style beachside community. 

As you might imagine, other watersports are a great way to pass the time as well.  Snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing, fishing, jet skiing, parasailing, and kayaking are all popular.  On land, you might consider a sightseeing tour that will take you to the Rincon Lighthouse, do some zip-lining or horseback riding, and get in a bit of shopping to pick up a few handmade knick-knacks to comemorate your time in the Surf Capital of Puerto Rico.

Bike and Scooter Rental

Rincon is known for an active and adventurous lifestyle. As part of this, many visitors and local alike ditch the car for scooters and bikes.

If you are intrigued by the idea of feeling the wind in your hair, there are a couple of rental agencies that can help make it happen. For a more detailed look at this topic, navigate to this page, about bike and scooter rentals.

Diving

Rincón Diving

There are some good dive sites in the area of Rincon, but the same rough waters that make the area great for surfing can make diving here dangerous for less experienced divers.

There are two in the area. To see our detailed page about diving opportunities in this area, read this page.

Fishing

The Mona Passage is in close proximity to the city of Rincon. This passage is where the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea meet, resulting in a mix of large fish that can be great for sportfishermen.

If you like to fish you should know that Rincón isn't exactly overrun with charter operators. Still, the area does have a charter operator -- and of course there are plenty of fish. To learn about more deep sea fishing in this area, click here.

Sailing and Boating

More information concerning local providers that can help you get out on the water can be found in the chart below.

Boating Opportunities In Rincón
Name Phone Location
Capital Water Sports Sailing Charters (787) 823-2789 Central Rincón
Katarina Sail Charters (787) 823-7245 1.0 mi. Northwest of Central Rincón

If you're interested in reading about nearby marinas and charter operators go to this page.

Shopping

Parrotphernalia Gift Shop

If you have some avid shoppers traveling with you, they can have some fun exploring a few of the 52 retail shops in the area. Use this link to check out our page regarding shopping in and around Rincón.

Sightseeing

Mayaguez Zoo

Plan on also spending some time enjoying the culture, sounds and sights of Rincón. The area features at least one historic site and various other attractions of interest to travelers. To reach our complete page about attractions, go to this page.

Information concerning a firm that will show you the most interesting local sights can be found in the following table:

Sightseeing Services In And Around Rincón
Name Phone Location
Amigos Tours (787) 360-9398 Central Rincón
Colombanis Tours (787) 242-4521 Rincón
Jardin Y Fuentes Del Rector Rum -- 11.1 mi. Southeast of Central Rincón

Snorkeling

If you like to go snokeling you'll be pleased to know you'll have plenty of chances to do so while vacationing in Rincón. Take advantage of this extended discussion concerning snorkeling if you want to find better details.

Spas

Indulging in a trip to the spa could be the highlight of your vacation. If a spa visit sounds like fun, you might be happy to know there are two in this area. To read more about the options, visit this page.

Tennis

Mayagüez Resort & Casino

If you want to play some tennis you might want to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. There are two different properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following table can help clarify your options. Included is the number of courts on-site, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other helpful details. Click on the names to learn more about the property.

Accommodations with Tennis In And Around Rincón
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Mayagüez Resort & Casino 10.1 mi. Southeast of Central Rincón 3 check
Parador Villa Antonio Central Rincón 2 check

For instance, Mayagüez Resort & Casino offers the option of playing after the lights come on, in the cool of the evening.

Other Activities

The table below summarizes a few details regarding other activities.

Other Activities In Rincón
Name Type Phone Location
Capital Water Sports Xtreme Rentals Watersports Operator (787) 823-2789 Central Rincón
Coconut Watersports Watersports Operator (787) 309-9328 Rincón
Di Luna Massage Therapy Massage Therapist (939) 263-8560 Central Rincón
Flying Fish Parasail Parasailing Service (787) 823-2359 Central Rincón
Pintos "R" Us Horseback Riding Site (787) 516-7090 Central Rincón
Putt Putt Parrot Safari Miniature Golf Course (787) 823-5654 1.9 mi. North of Central Rincón
Rincon Sports Massage Massage Therapist (787) 462-3130 Central Rincón
 

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