Located on the western tip of Puerto Rico, Rincon is renowned for
its sandy beaches, beautiful sunsets, refreshing surf and lush
tropical vegetation. Rincon is one of the best kept secrets in the
Caribbean with a laid back atmosphere, friendly people and unspoiled
Rincon was established in 1772 with many native families still
living here. Originally known for its sugar cane plantations, Rincon
is a slice of paradise in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico is a U.S.
commonwealth and is governed by the U.S. Federal laws so citizens of
the U.S are not required to have a passport. Come enjoy this
tropical island paradise without losing the conveniences of home.
There are many attractions to Rincon including the beautiful beaches
and tropical vegetation. One of the most famous attractions is El
Faro, one of the oldest lighthouse's in the Caribbean.
In addition to The Red Door's ample amenities, the location of the
property offers visitors a large number of options for both lounging
on the beach or visiting local restaurants and bars located within
walking distance. Many of the places can be reached by walking on
the beach and are between a 1 minute and 5 minute walk from the
Tamboo Restaurant and Bar, Rock Bottom rooftop Restaurant and Bar,
Casa Verde Market, Sandy Beach Inn Restaurant, Pools Beach
Restaurant and Bar, and The Flamboyan Restaurant are all between a 1
minute and 5 minutes walk from the house.
The closest beaches are Antonio's, Sandy Beach (a nice family
beach) ,and Pools Beach all located just a few steps from your
vacation home. During the winter, the area around Puntas is known as
a great place to surf or just lounge on the beach. The beach
stretches towards Aguada for over two miles and is perfect for early
morning walks and sea glass hunting.
If you would like to take a car ride to town you can be there in
about 8 minutes where you will find the main Rincon grocery store
(The Econo) Pharmacies, doctor/dentist office, a general store and
many more restaurants.