Map of Beaches in Rincón

1 | Pool's Beach

When coming from the center of Rincón, go two and a half miles (four kilometers) to the north-northwest to find this beach.

1 | Sandy Beach

Sandy Beach is more of a surfer's haven than swimmers paradise. Large waves year round make Sandy beach one of the top Surfer destinations in Puerto Rico.

Guests will find this beach four and a half miles (seven kilometers) west of the center of Aguada.

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1 | Playa Higuero

Often called "Little Malibu," Playa Higuera is home of some of the best waves for surfing in Puerto Rico -- in fact, world-class surfing competitions are often held on these shores. Though the waves are too rough to be conducive to swimming, staking your claim in the sand to watch surfers do what they do best can make for an enjoyable morning on the beach.

The center of Aguada is located four miles (six and a half kilometers) to the east of this beach.

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1 | Trampa Beach

Travelers can find this beach within traveling distance of Rincón, two and a half miles (four kilometers) to the north-northwest of the center of Rincón.

2 | Domes Beach

Set between the Rincon Lighthouse and the inactive Nuclear Reactor of Puerto Rico (called the "Dome"), Domes Beach is one of the best surfing beaches in Puerto Rico. Swimming is not recommended due to the strong currents, sharp rocks, and pointy sea urchins, but many vacationers head this way to beach comb and watch as islanders test the waves.

You can find this beach a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer) from Trampa Beach.

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3 | Indicators

Indicators Beach is located on the western tip of Puerto Rico, just south of Lighthouse Park. This beach has rough waters that make it less than ideal for swimmers, but surfing and beach combing are popular pastimes here.

This beach can be found within easy traveling range from Aguadilla, a few hundred yards (a few hundred meters) from Domes Beach.

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4 | Pointe Beach

Interested guests can find this beach within easy traveling range from Rincón, about a hundred yards (a couple hundred meters) from Indicators.

1 | Maria's

If Rincon is the surfing capital of Puerto Rico, than Maria's is the surfing capital of Rincon. During high season, the waves at Maria soar higher and crash harder than anywhere else on the island.

The center of Rincón is located two miles (three and a half kilometers) southeast of this beach.

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2 | Pistons Beach

Make your way a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer) from Maria's to find this beach.

1 | Dogman's Beach

Interested guests will be able to find this beach within easy traveling distance of Rincón, a mile and a half (three kilometers) northwest of the center of Rincón.

1 | Tres Palmas Beach

With waves that can reach up to 25 feet during the winter months, Tres Palmas Beach is known as one of the best snorkeling beaches in the Caribbean. During late spring and through the summer, however, the rough waves die down and visitors find it a great spot for swimming.

Found on the northwestern outskirts of Rincón, this beach is located one and an eighth miles (a kilometer and a half) northwest of the center of Rincón.

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2 | Steps Beach

A part of the Tres Palmas Marine Reserve, Steps Beach is one of the best snorkeling beaches in the area starting in mid-April when the rough waters great for surfing become much more manageable by leisurely swimmers.

From Tres Palmas Beach, go a couple hundred yards (a few hundred meters) to the southeast to locate this beach.

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3 | Rincon

With such a variety of beaches and surf conditions, Rincon is perfect for just about everything. Swim and snorkel in the calm shallow waters, or gather sea shells along the shore.

Interested visitors can find this beach in the northwestern part of the town of Rincón, a couple hundred yards (a few hundred meters) from Steps Beach.

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1 | Corcega Beach

The town of Rincon is known in Puerto Rico as the place you go to surf. The beaches along this stretch of coast feature rougher waters perfect for the sport.

Make your way south-southeast for two and a half miles (four and a half kilometers) from the center of Rincón to get to this beach.

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The interactive map above shows the approximate location of 14 beaches in Rincón.

Explore the map by clicking on each point to obtain more info concerning individual points shown on the map, or to get a more detailed look at that location. A second alternative is to use the following table to interact with the map. To try this, click on the colored map dot shown in the left-most column, or you can click on the Area/Vicinity shown in the final column.

Points of Interest Near Rincón
Click to Show Name (Click to Read Article) Area/Vicinity (Click to Show on Map)
Corcega Beach 2.6 mi. South-Southeast of Central Rincón
Dogman's Beach 1.8 mi. Northwest of Central Rincón
Domes Beach 2.5 mi. Northwest of Central Rincón
Indicators 2.4 mi. Northwest of Central Rincón
Maria's 2.2 mi. Northwest of Central Rincón
Pistons Beach 2.0 mi. Northwest of Central Rincón
Playa Higuero 2.7 mi. North of Central Rincón
Pointe Beach 2.4 mi. Northwest of Central Rincón
Pool's Beach 2.6 mi. North-Northwest of Central Rincón
Rincon Beach 1.0 mi. Northwest of Central Rincón
Sandy Beach 2.6 mi. North of Central Rincón
Steps Beach 1.0 mi. Northwest of Central Rincón
Trampa Beach 2.6 mi. North-Northwest of Central Rincón
Tres Palmas Beach 1.1 mi. Northwest of Central Rincón

 

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