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 dive operators to choose from. For a more thorough discussion of diving in this area read this article.

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. Take advantage of this page regarding fishing in the area if you'd like additional facts.

Sailing and Boating

Rincón Sailing and Boating

Take a moment to look through the following table for details on local providers that will help you enjoy some time on the 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 find out about nearby marinas and charter operators use this link.

Shopping

Parrotphernalia Gift Shop

If you have some folks who enjoy shopping traveling with you, they can have some fun exploring some of the area's 45 retail shops. Go to this extended discussion if you'd like to read more about shopping in Rincón and nearby.

Sightseeing

Mayaguez Zoo

You should plan on spending some time soaking in the sights and sounds of Rincón. Among other sights, the area has at least one historic site and various other attractions of interest to tourists. For more in formation concerning area sightseeing attractions, click here.

Details concerning a firm that will help you get the most out of your sightseeing time can be found in the table below.

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

Snorkeling

If exploring an underwater world sounds appealing you're in luck -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so while vacationing in Rincón. To see our detailed page about local snorkeling opportunities, click here.

Spas

Enjoying a spa might be one of the most enjoyable parts of your entire vacation. If a spa visit sounds like fun, you'll be pleased to know there's one in the area. To visit our complete page about spas, read this article.

Tennis

Mayagüez Resort & Casino

If you'd like to play some tennis during your visit your best bet is to make your reservations at a hotel with a tennis court. You can choose between a couple of different properties in the area that offer tennis.

The table below highlights some key facts. Included is the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lighting is offered, and some other details. Click on the names to read more details concerning 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 example, Mayagüez Resort & Casino offers the option of playing in the evening hours, after the lights come on.

Other Activities

Look through the following table for information concerning other activities. to learn more. for more options.

Other Activities In And Around Rincón
Name Type Phone Location
Coconut Watersports Watersports Operator (787) 309-9328 Rincón
Fantasy Island Mini Golf Miniature Golf Course (787) 823-7070 2.7 mi. Southeast of Central Rincón
Flying Fish Parasail Parasailing Service (787) 823-2359 Central Rincón
Pintos "R" Us Horseback Riding Site (787) 516-7090 Central Rincón
Rincon Paddle Boards Watersports Equipment Shop (787) 323-6977 1.0 mi. Northwest of Central Rincón
 

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