- ABOUT THE SPOT
Surfing in Tocones, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
Tocones is located next to the Aviones surf spot, in Pinones, a beautiful area, just a short drive from San Juan. Tocones is a reef break that provides very consistent surf and both left and right hand waves.
The swell sizes usually start from less than 1 m/3 ft and hold up to 5 m/16 ft and over. In addition, the best tide position is all tides and the optimum wind direction is from the south and southwest. The ideal swell direction is from the north and northwest. The site is suitable for surfers of all levels. If you hate beach crowds, then you should visit Tocones on weekdays.
Apart from surfing, you can make a day trip in Pinones, where you will witness wonderful natural surroundings with dense forests and taste delicious dishes from the local cuisine in relaxing atmosphere. Last but not least, the island caters a great number of surf schools, in case you want to learn the basics or improve your technique. Note: be careful of rocks.