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Rincon…you probably heard the name on the Beach Boys tune “Surfing Safari”.  Rincon is a surfing beach town located in the west coast region of Puerto Rico where the fourth World Surfing Championship in 1968 took place. Rincon is also well known for its picture perfect sunsets everyday of the year.  A-List celebrities choose Rincon for privacy, uncrowded scenes, and pampering intimate accommodations. Rincon is also a popular destination for weddings and honeymoons.  Rincon is a great place for those seeking to experience a laid back and authentic beach town that’s also tourist friendly.

Can’t miss attractions:  Rincon was blessed with many beaches loved by surfers and those seeking for peaceful settings without crowds.  Coral reef at Steps Beach, Punta Higuero Lighthouse Park, Desecheo Island,

Things to do in Rincon: If you love surfing, Rincon is where you want to vacation in Puerto Rico.  Rincon offers the best surfing in the Caribbean with waves up to 25 feet in the winter months, where two World Surfing Championships have been hosted.  If you love scuba diving, Rincon is a great home base to have a full week of dive sites to explore such as Desecheo Island.  Snorkeling is excellent during the summer months only, don’t miss Steps beach / Playa Escalera. Be sure to have a car so you can beach hop all week long.  If you like whale watching, you may get lucky during your visit to Rincon.  During the winter months, humpback whales move along the coastline of Rincon it is quite a sight, so bring your camera.

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