Rincon (Spanish pronunciation: [riŋˈkon]) is a municipality of Puerto Rico founded in 1771 by Don Luis de Añasco (Founder of Añasco in 1733). 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). It is part of the Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastián Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Rincon 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. It is also home to many calm, clear Caribbean beaches including Corcega Beach.
The word "Rincon" means corner. Rincon is on the North Western Part of Puerto Rico.
Rincon is an amazing place to surf. What put it on the map was the 1968 World Surfing Championship held at Domes Beach. Some places to surf are Domes, Marias, Indicators and many more. If you are learning to surf definitely try getting an instructor, these will show you where the best places are for your level of surfing. The winter surf along Rincon's coast is some of the best in the region. Most generally regarded as one of the best surf spots across the globe, Rincon draws surfers from around the world. Rincon is the center of the island surf scene. Dubbed the "Caribbean Pipeline," winter waves here can approach 25 feet (6.7m) in height, equaling the force of the surf on Oahu's north shore. Famed surfing beaches in town include Puntas, Domes, Tres Palmas, Steps, Sandy Beach, Antonio's, Pools, and Maria's. The best time to surf is from November through April, but summer storms can also kick up the surf.
The Rincon Map and Guide is the most comprehensive and accurate guide to Rincon available. It clearly identifies Rincon’s beaches, surf breaks, trails and roads and includes detailed descriptions of the surf breaks and beaches, detailed topography (land height) and bathymetry (water depths), and lots of useful information about exploring Rincon in both Spanish and English. This is a 2-foot by 3-foot detailed beachproof / waterproof map that is designed for 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.
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