Information About Rincon, Puerto Rico

Rincon, Puerto Rico, vacation, rentals

Rincon, Puerto Rico is a beach town on the northwest side of the island, known for surfing, whale watching, beautiful sunsets, it has become one of the premier locales for Caribbean destination weddings.  There is also diving, fishing, horseback riding and snorkeling at Puerto Rico's only protected marine reserve, Tres Palmas.  Nearby are golf courses, bioluminescent bays, caves and rainforest. 

 

While Rincon does offer some amazing resorts and larger properties, it is a relatively rural and small town spread out over 8 miles of coastline that ranges from calm Caribbean waters on the south to rock and coral surf breaks on the north. 

 

The key to enjoying your Rincon vacation is deciding what area of Rincon is best for you and your group.  If you want to surf and be around the surf crowd, vacation rentals and properties in the Puntas and Ensenada areas of Rincon are best.  If you are looking to be closer to town and calmer, more sandy bottomed beaches, properties and vacation rentals in Stella (Parcellas) or Corcega Beach may be better suited for your group. Remember Rincon is spread out and the different areas each have something unique to offer, so don't hesitate to ask about the surrounding area of the vacation rental you are inquiring about, we are happy to point you in the right direction!   Also see our Map of Rincon Vacation Rentals.

 

We can also help find Rincon vacation activities such as  board rentals, surf lessons, snorkel and sail tours, taxi services, catering and most anything you need for a great Rincon, Puerto Rico vacation!   Feel free to Contact Us.


Mon

24

Nov

2014

Map of Rincon Puerto Rico

For many years now Rincon has had a fun and informative map of Rincon you could purchase at local vendor and through the Offical Tourism Association of Rincon.  Now Rincon has another map that offers you a different look of Rincon.


Brought to you by Purple Lizard Maps, this is a map that will show you most every road, route, trail and place to hit in Rincon Puerto Rico.


What Purple Lizard has to say ....

Your Rincon Lizard Map and Guide will help you get the most of your time in Rincon. Rincon, Puerto Rico is a mecca for surfers and beach lovers worldwide and the Purple Lizard Rincon Map and Guide is exactly what you need to make the most of your time in this beautiful corner of the world.  

The Rincon Map and Guide is a 2-foot by 3-foot detailed beachproof / waterproof map that clearly identifies Rincon’s beaches, surf breaks, trails and roads and includes detailed descriptions of the surf breaks and beaches, detailed topography and bathymetry, and lots of useful information in both Spanish and English. This is the map you will want to have on hand to plan your Rincon adventure.

Lizard Maps help people find the best places for outdoor exploration, off the beaten path trails and beaches, and highlight some of our favorite restaurants, bars and shops. The surf break guide on the back of your Rincon Lizard Map offers detailed surf break descriptions written by longtime Rincon surfer and local Melissa Taylor of Puntas Surf School so you can better understand what you're about to drop in to. 

Sure, you could roll into Rincon and find a few beaches without a Lizard Map, and your tiny phone might help you figure out a few roads if they are in the database, but if you want to explore all your options and find the best that Rincon has to offer, you'll want the Rincon Lizard Map with you. Get yours today and start planning your Rincon adventure. 

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Wed

19

Nov

2014

Rincon Beer Company Kitchen Now Open

We previously blogged about RBC adding a kitchen ... but the date was unknown!  So it is worth letting you know The Kitchen is Open at Rincon Beer Company!


As of November 16th 2014 the Rincon Beer Company is serving lunch and dinner!  Making for an excellent Restaurant option while staying at your Rincon Apartment Rental


"Chef Tommy Ryan serves up a gastropub-style menu with amazing flavors. Try the fresh Wahoo tacos with chipotle refried beans, drizzled with an avocado coconut sauce or the the beef tenderloin sandwich with caramelized onions, peppers, housemade chips, and a horseradish jus. We open at noon tomorrow, so come by for lunch or dinner and see what RBC has to offer!" 


Enjoy your Rincon Vacation!


RBC Location & Hours from their website...

We are located on the downtown plaza of Rincón, Puerto Rico, next door to Brothers Pizza. Our address: 15 Calle Muñoz Rivera, Rincón, Puerto Rico 00677

Current Hours: (may be subject to change)

  • Monday             4 pm- 10 pm
  • Tuesday            Closed
  • Wednesday      4 pm- 10 pm
  • Thursday          4 pm- 12 am
  • Friday                4 pm- 1 am
  • Saturday           4 pm- 1 am
  • Sunday              12 pm- 11 pm
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Mon

17

Nov

2014

Día del Descubrimiento de Puerto Rico | Discovery Day Horse Parade "Cabalgata"

If you are staying at your Rincon Apartment Rental this week you might want to take a short and slow road trip to Aguada (the town bordering Rincon on the North).  Because Wednesday November 19th is Día del Descubrimiento (Discovery Day) in all of Puerto Rico.  


Aguada is the location of a large Cabalgata (Horse Parade) to celebrate the day.  People will likely be riding horses all over Puerto Rico and definitely on the 115 and 413 so be patient and always give horses room on the road.


You might want to park on the 115 as you get close to Pico de Piedra and then walk the beachfront road to enjoy the celebration.  There will be bars and restaurants open serving food and drink.   We suggest wearing a good pair of walking shoes that cover your toes!!!


Enjoy your Rincon Vacation!

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Thu

13

Nov

2014

Open Mic Night in Rincon Puerto Rico


The first Open Mic Night was last night, Nov 12th, at the Rincon Beer Company.


Their invite to you .. head on down to the Rincon Downtown Plaza from your Rincon Apartment Rental and ....


"Show off your skillz (Wed Nights) at Rincon Beer Company's first Open Mic Night! Poets, musicians, comedians, and randomly talented people are all welcome. Let's see what you can do!"


And of course, if you don't want to perform you are still needed to enjoy the performances.  Grab some drinks, have dinner or a snack .. and enjoy Rincon's Community and Your Rincon Vacation!


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Mon

10

Nov

2014

Local Rincon Art - Wood Furniture & More by Angel 

If you are looking for some beautiful, handmade local Rincon Art while staying at your Rincon Apartment Rental you will definitely want to seek out Angel Conner.  

 

His one of a kind Art can be seen Sunday mornings and Thursday evenings in the Rincon Plaza.  Sunday is the Farmers Market from about 8am to 2pm.  Thursday is the Art Walk from about 5pm to 9pm.

 

Angel takes local wood and creates beautiful art as well as furniture.   He is most always open to making something unique specifically to your wants.

 

Find Angel on Rincon Art Studios with several more photos of his art, including unique Christmas Reindeer Art!

 

Enjoy your Rincon Vacation.

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Contact for all Vacation Rentals:

Jim Westfall (310)270-5232

jim@gorincon.com

 

Rincon resident since 2009

 

 

 

If one of our properties is not available or suitable for your group, I'm happy to make a recommendation to help you find the best property for your vacation.

*Rates do not include 7% room tax, cleaning fee.

All Rentals have a 5 night minimum stay.

Holiday Weeks (December 17-January7, President's week, Easter, 4th of July add 20%)

Security deposit required.


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