Rincón, PR

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Entrance to the Beach

Rincón is a municipality of Puerto Rico founded in 177. It is located in the Western Coastal Valley, west of Añasco and Aguada. Rincón is spread over 8 wards and Rincón Pueblo (The downtown area and the administrative center of the city).

Rincón has a population of about 17,000 and is the third richest municipality only after Carolina and San Juan. It is home to many of the best surfing beaches in Puerto Rico, including Domes, Marias, Tres Palmas, Sandy Beach, Pools Beach, and Rincon Town Beach Plaza.

Rincon is a major surf destination around the world. There are numerous beaches that break anywhere from 2' to 25'+. Puerto Rico's famous big-wave spot, Tres Palmas is located in Rincon. Other favorite waves to ride are Marias, Domes, and Sandy Beach. Rincon has warm tropical water and off-shore winds on the west side. The wave season begins in September/October and ends in April/May.

In 1968, the 1st World Championships of surfing was held at Sandy Beach in the Puntas Barrio of Rincon. Since then, surfers from around the world have been visiting Rincon in search of the perfect wave. Now Rincon has a thriving tourism economy which also boasts world class scuba/snorkeling and beautiful sunsets

nahir says:
Nice!
Posted on: Aug 27, 2007
ashleynpearson says:
Rincon es fantastico!
Posted on: Aug 17, 2007
Julayni says:
Surf Capital!!!!!
Posted on: Aug 08, 2007
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Entrance to the Beach
Entrance to the Beach
Mom and I
Mom and I
ME @ the Beach
ME @ the Beach
Me AGAIN!
Me AGAIN!
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