If you are planning a trip to Rincon, Puerto Rico in March or April or are thinking of coming, there are plenty of things to do and see! Of course March is prime time for good surf, waves have been great and very consistent all season, we are looking forward to more great Rincon surfing in March.
The whales are here! If you enjoy seeing these amazing animals offshore, breaching and flipping their tails, Rincon has a few great spots to see them: The El Faro (lighthouse) Park is an ideal location to relax and see the whales, offering beautiful views and comfortable benches. Tamboo Bar and Grill has a large beachfront deck where whales can be seen while enjoying lunch or a cocktail, and of course most beaches have great views of the whales, but best to be a bit higher.
The Corona Pro at Domes beach is an annual surf contest held in Rincon at Domes or Marias Beach, held this year March 3-4, with some of the best surfers from the Caribbean and Florida competing. Bring your beach chairs and find a spot early as it is a very popular event!
There are also a number of festivals and events coming to Rincon in March and April. The Ramas Music Festival is a second annual event with alternative rock and roll and reggae music over two days, March 16-17, more info and tickets on their website, ramasfestival.com. That same weekend is the Primavera Long Board Surf Contest and Spring Equinox Festival held at marias or Domes beach, more info at www.fspr.wildapricot.org/event-2456859
There is a great fundraiser on March 4th, the Rincon for SUDS (Soldiers Undertaking Disabled Scuba) Fundraiser, held at the Shipwreck restaurant in Rincon. This is the third annual event that helps fund scuba dives for disabled veterans. There is live music, great food and a silent auctions, more info at their website, sudsdiving.org or contact Isela for tickets, 787-431-5513.
Also coming April 8th is the Rincon Beachboy Standup Paddleboard Race, a yearly event that is one of our favorite family events in Rincon! Categories from kids to pro with prize money, live music and after event party, it is a great day to spend at the Hotel Villa Cofresi!. More info on their website, rinconbeachboy.com. Enjoy your Rincon vacation!
The Rincon International Film Festival is being held March 27-April 2nd. This is the 10th Annual and promises to bring some amazing films with afternoon viewings and special comedy, documentary and horror night viewings all week long, more info and tickets at their website, rinconfilm.com.