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.

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 a couple of in the area. For more in-depth coverage of diving opportunities in this area go to 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.

Enjoy fishing? There are a couple of charter operators located in this area. To learn about more deep sea fishing in this area, go to this page.

Sailing and Boating

Rincón Sailing and Boating

The chart just below enables you to get information on local providers that will enable you to get out on the open water.

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'd like to read about charter operators and local marinas use this link.

Shopping

Parrotphernalia Gift Shop

If you have some people who enjoy exploring new shops in your group, they can while away some time exploring a few of the area's 49 retail stores. Go to this extended discussion if you'd like to find out about shopping in and around Rincón.

Sightseeing

Mayaguez Zoo

Also plan on spending some time soaking in the culture, sounds and sights of Rincón. Among other sights, the area has at least one historic site and various other attractions of interest to tourists. To reach our complete page about sightseeing attractions and opportunities, go to this page.

Details concerning a firm that can help you get the most out of your sightseeing time can be found here:

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 enjoy snorkeling you're in luck -- you can easily find places to do so during your vacation in Rincón. To navigate to our page about local snorkeling opportunities, go to this page.

Spas

Relaxing for a few hours in a spa might be one of the most enjoyable parts of your entire vacation. If a visit to the spa sounds like fun, you'll be pleased to learn the area has one. Those interested can find more details concerning this topic can do so on 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. You can choose between two different properties in the area that offer tennis.

The table below may help with your planning. At a glance, you can see the number of courts on-site, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other details. Click on each name to learn about other aspects of 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 allows you to extend your play time into the evening hours, when the lights come on.

Other Activities

The following chart enables you to get 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
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 Paddle Boards Watersports Equipment Shop (787) 323-6977 1.0 mi. Northwest of Central Rincón
 

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