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

The inviting beaches in Puerto Rico are touted as some of the most anticipated tourist sites in the region. Luckily, Rincón of the Seas - Grand Caribbean Hotel is situated right on the water and sand, so you won't need to go very far to enjoy the most popular feature in the area. Close to many of the popular spots of Puerto Rico, but without being in a congested area, this property offers a good location to take advantage of water and land activities. The beach by this location is not as crowded as others in the area.

Nearby Beaches

Steps Beach

Of course, since Rincón of the Seas - Grand Caribbean Hotel is positioned directly on Steps Beach, relaxing on the sand 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 are willing to venture off site, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. 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 9.2 mi. South West of Aguadilla
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 9.1 mi. South West of Aguadilla
Domes Beach 2.7 NNW 9.0 mi. South West of Aguadilla
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 8.1 mi. South West of Aguadilla
Playa Higuero 2.9 N 7.8 mi. South West of Aguadilla
Municipal Beach 4.4 NE 4.2 mi. Northeast of Rincón

One of the most convenient options is Rincon Beach. 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. You won't have to cut your time at Rincon Beach short, since it has bathrooms on-site for your convenience.

If you're looking for a beach where you can have a private family outing away from the crowds, Maria's could be a better choice for you. 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 located just a short hike off.

Nearby Areas

Visiting the town or local neighborhood nearest to your resort can add a little variety to your vacation schedule, no matter if you're just experiencing a night out in the area, or talking to some locals about their way of life. Rincón of the Seas - Grand Caribbean Hotel can be found near the heart of Rincón.

The areas found closest to Rincón of the Seas - Grand Caribbean Hotel are listed below.

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

Vacationers who want to enjoy plenty of activities while visiting Puerto Rico will find that Rincón of the Seas - Grand Caribbean Hotel is in a great location for being active. There are even a few attractions within a short distance of the resort, for instance, Tres Palmas Marine Reserve and Punta Higuero Lighthouse. Each attraction is perfect for visitors at Rincón of the Seas - Grand Caribbean Hotel, but the closest is Tres Palmas Marine Reserve.

Still more attractions, within the vicinity of the lodging, are listed in the following table.

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
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 somewhere interesting to go, Punta Higuero Lighthouse might be just right for you. 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 choosing a place to stay, it is often helpful to learn more about nearby lodging options as a means to get a feel for the region. You can find plenty of additional places to look at before coming to a decision, as this portion of Puerto Rico is home to an exceptional range of hotels and resorts to pick from. The table that follows lists all the lodging options available in the area.

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 -- -- 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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