What's Near Rincón of the Seas - Grand Caribbean Hotel

The delightful beaches in Puerto Rico are undoubtedly some of the most relaxing (or active!) spots that the region has to offer.

Fortunately, Rincón of the Seas - Grand Caribbean Hotel is right on the water and sand, so you won't have to go very far to see one of the most naturally beautiful features of the area. Located near many of Puerto Rico's hot spots, but also not in the thick of the crowds this site has a great location to take advantage of both the calming setting, and the enjoyable activities. The beach by this location is usually not too crowded, allowing guests to enjoy a relaxing beach outing.

Nearby Beaches

Steps Beach

Naturally, since Rincón of the Seas - Grand Caribbean Hotel is positioned directly on Steps Beach, relaxing at the water's edge is one of the main attractions at this property. 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. For those who want some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the names below to view a detailed discussion:

Beaches Near Rincón of the Seas
Beach Distance Direction Location
Rincon Beach 1.2 NNW Rincón
Tres Palmas Beach 1.3 NW Rincón
Dogman's Beach 1.9 NW 1.8 mi. Northwest of Rincón
Pistons Beach 2.2 NW 2.0 mi. Northwest of Rincón
Maria's 2.4 NW 2.2 mi. Northwest of Rincón
Corcega Beach 2.5 SSE 9.0 mi. Northwest of Mayagüez
Pointe Beach 2.6 NW 2.4 mi. Northwest of Rincón
Indicators 2.6 NW 2.4 mi. Northwest of Rincón
Domes Beach 2.7 NNW 2.5 mi. Northwest of Rincón
Trampa Beach 2.8 NNW 2.6 mi. North-Northwest of Rincón
Pool's Beach 2.8 NNW 2.6 mi. North-Northwest of Rincón
Sandy Beach 2.8 N 2.6 mi. North of Rincón
Playa Higuero 2.9 N 2.7 mi. North of Rincón
Municipal Beach 4.4 NE 4.2 mi. Northeast of Rincón

Rincon Beach is the one that's nearest to this property. 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. Stay comfortable at here all day if you choose, since there are bathrooms available on-site.

If instead you're interested in a less raucous beach scene, Maria's is an alternative worth considering. 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. You can find it two and a half miles northwest of these accommodations.

Nearby Areas

Guests who are interested in finding out more about what is close by might like to know how far away the nearby town or city is from their location. Rincón of the Seas - Grand Caribbean Hotel is found toward the center of Rincón.

The following table contains a listing of areas near Rincón of the Seas - Grand Caribbean Hotel:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Aguada 5.3 NE
Anasco 7.9 ESE
downtown Aguadilla 9.4 NE
Aguadilla 9.6 NE
La Soledad 9.7 SE
Moca 10.1 ENE
Mayagüez 11.4 SE
downtown Mayaguez 11.5 SE
Hato Arriba 14.4 E

Nearby Attractions

Mayaguez Zoo

Travelers who want to be in the middle of the action while vacationing in Puerto Rico will quickly learn that Rincón of the Seas - Grand Caribbean Hotel is an excellent home base for those who want to take advantage of this interesting area. You may especially appreciate those attractions found very close to the resort, such as Tres Palmas Marine Reserve and Punta Higuero Lighthouse. Both of these sites are exceptional for guests lodging at Rincón of the Seas - Grand Caribbean Hotel, but the nearest is Tres Palmas Marine Reserve.

For even more attractions to add to your agenda, find several of the nearest shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Rincón of the Seas
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Tres Palmas Marine Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.3 NW Rincón
Punta Higuero Lighthouse Lighthouse 2.6 NW 2.4 mi. Northwest of Rincón
Maritime Museum Museum 2.6 NW 2.4 mi. Northwest of Rincón
Caribbean Cinemas - Aguadilla Movie Theater 9.5 NE Aguadilla
Punta Algarrobo Park 8.8 SE 2.6 mi. Northwest of Mayagüez
Punta Boca Morena Park 10.1 SE Mayagüez
Mayaguez Memorial Historical Site 10.9 SE Mayagüez
Parque Del Litoral Park 10.9 SE Mayagüez
Point Borinquen Lighthouse Lighthouse 11.8 NNE 3.6 mi. North of Aguadilla
Parque Suau Park 11.1 SE Mayagüez
Mayaguez Zoo Zoo 11.2 SE Mayagüez
Patriot's Park Park 11.3 SE Mayagüez
Plaza Colón Park 11.5 SE Downtown Mayaguez
Plaza José De Diego Park 11.6 SE Mayagüez
Parque Luis Munoz Rivera Park 12.0 SE Mayagüez

If you're searching for a chance to see something a little different, Punta Higuero Lighthouse might be a good choice. Located in the popular surf town of Rincon, the Punta Higuero Lighthouse was originally built in 1892 and has since aided many a water craft navigate the dangerous waters off the coast of Puerto Rico. Although the lighthouse was damaged in an earthquake in 1918, it was quickly refurbished and stands tall to this day.

Nearby Accommodations

When you're deciding where to stay, it can often be smart to learn more about nearby lodging possibilities in order to better understand the region. You can find no shortage of additional properties to think about nearby, as this part of Puerto Rico offers vacationers an excellent range of resorts and hotels to choose from. The following table shows the lodging possibilities available nearby.

Accommodations near Rincón of the Seas
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Parador Villa Antonio -- -- Rincón, Puerto Rico
Tres Sirenas Beach Inn 0.1 W Rincón, Puerto Rico
Villa Confresi Hotel 0.1 S Rincón, Puerto Rico
Coconut Palms Inn on the Beach 0.2 S Rincón, Puerto Rico
The Pineapple Inn Rincon -- -- Rincón, Puerto Rico
Blue Boy Inn 1.2 NNW Rincón, Puerto Rico
The English Rose Bed & Breakfast Inn -- -- 1.9 mi. North of Rincón, Puerto Rico
Lazy Parrot Inn 2.1 N 1.9 mi. North of Rincón, Puerto Rico
Sole Beach Club Inn 2.2 NNW 2.1 mi. Northwest of Rincón, Puerto Rico
Horned Dorset Primavera 2.6 SE 2.7 mi. South-Southeast of Rincón, Puerto Rico
 

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