8 days in Rincon, La Parguera & Guanica Itinerary

8 days in Rincon, La Parguera & Guanica Itinerary

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8 days in Rincon, La Parguera & Guanica Itinerary

Start: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Drive:  2​h
1
Rincon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
La Parguera
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Guanica
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: San Juan, Puerto Rico

2
nights
Rincon

Rincon ©
A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): explore the galleries of El Faro Lighthouse, then stop by Tres Puertas Art Gallery & Blue Mermaid Gift Shop, then kick back and relax at Crashboat Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Jobos Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Sandy Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Tres Palmas Marine Reserve, and then take in the exciting artwork at Playa Oeste Gallery.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rincon trip planner .

San Juan to Rincon is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of shuttle and car. In August, daily temperatures in Rincon can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 80°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to La Parguera.

Things to do in Rincon

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Crashboat Beach, Jobos Beach
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Crashboat Beach ©
Crashboat Beach
El Faro Lighthouse ©
El Faro Lighthouse
Sandy Beach ©
Sandy Beach

3
nights
La Parguera

La Parguera ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): kick back and relax at Balneario de Boqueron. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: visit a coastal fixture at Los Morrillos Lighthouse, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Sucia, and then kick back and relax at Playa Rosada.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our La Parguera day trip tool .

You can drive from Rincon to La Parguera in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 80°F. On the 9th (Fri), you'll travel to Guanica.

Things to do in La Parguera

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Cabo Rojo
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Playa Sucia ©
Playa Sucia
Los Morrillos Lighthouse ©
Los Morrillos Lighthouse
Balneario de Boqueron ©
Balneario de Boqueron

2
nights
Guanica

Guanica ©
Guánica is a town and municipality in southern Puerto Rico (U.S.), bordering the Caribbean Sea, south of Sabana Grande, east of Lajas, and west of Yauco. Change things up with a short trip to Salto Curet Waterfall in Maricao (about 40 minutes away). The adventure continues: delve into the lush surroundings at Guanica Dry Forest, admire the natural beauty at Finca El Girasol, make a splash at Surf 'N Fun Water Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pozo de la Virgen Sabana Grande.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Guanica road trip app .

Guanica is just a short distance from La Parguera. When traveling from La Parguera in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Guanica: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 76°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Guanica

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Playa de Guanica, Pozo de la Virgen Sabana Grande, Salto Curet Waterfall, Surf 'N Fun Water Park
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Guanica Dry Forest ©
Guanica Dry Forest
Finca El Girasol ©
Finca El Girasol
Gilligan's Island ©
Gilligan's Island