How to Have the Ultimate Surf Weekend in Rincon Puerto Rico

Since hosting the world surfing championship in 1968, Rincon, Puerto Rico, has solidified its spot as the Caribbean's hottest place to hang ten.

How to Have the Ultimate Surf Weekend in Rincon Puerto Rico
Catch a Wave Rincon's shores are all the rage for baggy-clad board bearers from around the world, with dozens of breaks for surfers of all levels. See for yourself with a lesson from Rincon Surf School. Join a three-hour group lesson or get some one-on-one tips from a local expert. Once you've got a couple of crests under your belt, rent a board and head over to Domes Beach, site of the 1968 event, and where the Corona Extra Pro Circuit stops annually.Eric Boneske
How to Have the Ultimate Surf Weekend in Rincon Puerto Rico
Catch A Bite Get beached for your morning sesh at La Rosa Inglesa, a hilltop B&B with surfer fare like breakfast burritos and huevos rancheros. Come lunch-time, head to Shipwreck Bar & Grill, an open-air restaurant off Rincon's palm tree-lined Route 413. If you've spent your day hitting the heavies at Maria's Beach, then dry off with a drink at the Calypso Cafe. Just a few steps from the beach and packed with surfers at happy hour, the laid-back bar is the best spot in Rincon to watch the sunset.Eric Boneske
How to Have the Ultimate Surf Weekend in Rincon Puerto Rico
Catch Some ZZZS Book a room at the Horned Dorset Primavera, a swank 16-room Spanish colonial-style boutique. Or lay your longboard where the surfers do boy scoring an affordable beachfront room at Tamboo Beside the Pointe, a no-frills hotel located directly on Sandy Beach - a break popular for its soft, sandy bottom and long "lefts," which peel down the reef. All nine rooms have air conditioning (phew!), but rooms 6,7 and 8 boast private outdoor balconies with awesome ocean views. Bonus: Tamboo Tavern serving cheap drinks until 2 a.m. on weekends,is right downstairs.Eric Boneske