Five Experiences that Make Rincón, Puerto Rico a Great Family Vacation Destination

If you’ve been thinking about planning a vacation to an exotic locale, then you might want to consider Rincón, Puerto Rico. People are discovering that they can have their cake and eat it too when it comes to choosing Puerto Rico as a family vacation destination. First of all, traveling to Puerto Rico is easier than many other tropical destinations, because it’s a U.S. territory. What that means for you is that you won’t have to get a passport to come to Puerto Rico, and you won’t have to exchange your currency. But most importantly, Puerto Rico offers a beautiful change of scenery, complete with many different experiences for families.

When you choose Rincón for your family vacation destination, you’ll enjoy the low-key nature of the area and the people. You’ll find your experience friendly and relaxed, yet with plenty to do for everyone in the family. Here are five experiences your family can enjoy that will help make memories that will last a lifetime:

Surfing: If you’re planning a surfing vacation, there’s no better place to take your family than Rincón, Puerto Rico. The 1968 World Surfing Championship took place there and was covered by ABC’s Wide World of Sports, marking the first time a surfing competition was covered by network television sports. Surfing is consistent year-round in Puerto Rico because of the low-pressure weather.

Beaches: The beaches in Rincón are unparalleled, and are one of the number one reasons to make Puerto Rico your family vacation destination. You’ll enjoy the view of crystal blue waters and white sands, as you take time to relax in the sun, enjoy a swim in the ocean, catch a wave or explore Puerto Rico’s marine life in an underwater snorkeling adventure. Rincón’s beaches offer something for every member of your family.

Attractions: Rincón, Puerto Rico isn’t just a relaxing family vacation destination; there are also numerous activities you can enjoy while staying here. Lighthouse lovers can visit the El Faro Lighthouse and the Punta Higuera Lighthouse. The grounds surrounding the lighthouses are open and perfect for picture taking. Art lovers in your family will love the galleries in Rincón –Playa Oeste Gallery and Tres Puertas Gallery offer local art, handmade jewelry and more. Looking for a day outing with the kids? You may want to consider Las Cascadas Water Park, or the Mayaguez Zoo.

Restaurants: When you travel to Rincón, Puerto Rico, you’ll never have to worry about a shortage of dining choices. Enjoy a frozen tropical drink and a burger at the Calypso Café, or check out the Lazy Parrot, where you can enjoy a locally sourced, Caribbean inspired menu at Francisco’s Caribbean Local Cuisine. Or, if your yearning for the familiar, the Lazy Parrot also is home to Mi Familia’s Pizza Poolside, which offers brick oven pizzas, as well as sandwiches and salads. For authentic Criollo cuisine, the Red Flamboyan allows you to enjoy a menu that incorporates the tropical tastes of rum, guava, plantains and Caribbean spices in many dishes. These are just a few of the restaurants you’ll find when you make Rincón your family vacation destination.

Accommodations: While there are a number of places you can stay when you come to Rincón, Puerto Rico, we sincerely hope you’ll consider staying with us at Maria’s. Our villa is ideal for large gatherings, so why not make this a destination vacation for the whole family? We offer a spacious side lawn that’s perfect for a party tent, a swimming pool, as well as private access to Maria’s Beach. When you choose to make your family vacation destination Maria’s, you’ll enjoy numerous features, including six full baths, two full kitchens, Internet access, high definition satellite television, pool, hot tubs and more.

When you’re ready to book your dream family vacation with Maria’s, we’re ready to help! Our booking is done through Island West Properties, Maria’s rental and onsite management. Please visit our booking page on this website to view the availability of Maria’s and fill out our convenient contact form. If you have any additional questions regarding Maria’s, you may call Island West Properties at 787-823-2323. Thank you for planning your family destination vacation with Maria’s!