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Surfing in Domes, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

Skill Level:
Experienced Surfers
Best Wind Direction:
Southeast
Best Period:
November-March
Puerto Rico is situated in the northeastern Caribbean and consists of an archipelago that includes the main island of Puerto Rico and a number of smaller islands. The climate here is classified as tropical marine climate, with an average temperature of 82.4°F/ 28°C, throughout the year. Although it is a small island, the smallest island of the Greater Antilles, Puerto Rico provides superb natural surroundings, countless adventure experiences and many places of historical interest.

Rincon, also known as the surfing town, is situated in the Western Coastal Valley, west of Aguada. It is an excellent holiday destination with many attractions and activities on offer. Domes is one of the most popular surfing spots in Puerto Rico.

The beach attracts crowds at any time of the year, especially from November through March, which is the best period for waves. The point-break wave type offers right hand waves and the spot is suitable for experienced surfers. The swell sizes start from 1-1.5 m/3-5 ft and hold up to 2.5 m/8 ft. Offshore winds blow from the southeast and the ideal swell direction is from the north and northwest.

In addition, the best tide movement is rising and falling tides and the ideal tide position is mid and high tide. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 17%, in autumn it blows at 38%, in winter at 32% and in spring at 37%. Finally, there are many surf schools with professional staff and shops to satisfy all your needs, in a short distance drive from the surf site. Note: be careful of localism, urchins and rocks.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM San Juan
151km/94mi, 1h 54mins
Head east on Avenida Juan Ponce de León to Calle Reverendo Gerardo Dávila. Take the exit for PR-1 S. Slight left at PR-1 S. Take the PR-2 W. Take the Puerto Rico 22 O. Road with controlled toll . Take the Puerto Rico 22 O. Join the PR-2 W. Turn right at Cll Juan Yuyo Santos. Turn left into the PR-111. Continue to PR-115. Turn right at Cll Marina. Turn left into Cll Estacion. Turn right onto PR-115. Slight left to stay on PR-115. Slight right to Cam Carretas/PR-413. Continue to follow the PR-413. Slight right. Turn right .
BY AIR
Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport ,
161km/100mi 2h 4mins
BY TRAIN

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