8th & Ocean Vacation House & Villa Blog

Planning all your Rincon Vacation Activities

Be Rincon is located in the Rincon Downtown Plaza and they are ready to answer all your questions about things to do and activities you can enjoy while staying at your Rincon Beachfront Vacation Villa Rental.  

 

Reach Be Rincon at  (787) 678-7122 and enjoy your Uniquely Rincon Vacation!

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Authentic Galician Food | Rincon do Galego

Don't forget to enjoy Rincon's 'Do Galego' Restaurant while staying at your Rincon Beachfront Vacation Villa Rental.    They serve authentic Galician food and drink for the whole family to enjoy.

 

"Galician cuisine refers to the typical dishes and ingredients found in the cuisine of the autonomous community of Galicia, Spain. These include shellfish, empanadas, polbo á feira (a dish made of octopus), the cheese queixo de tetilla, the ribeiro and albariño wines and orujo liquor."

 

Reach them at (787) 949-8551 to place your reservation!  Enjoy your Uniquely Rincon Vacation!

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Summer Camp in Rincon Puerto Rico

If you are looking for  Summer Camps in Rincon for the little ones staying at your Rincon Beachfront Vacation Villa Rental we suggest you check out Arts & Beyond Learning Center.    They also offer activities for kids year round!  Reach them at (787) 438-7368.  Self described ... "An alternative educational center with a holistic approach and centering around an integrated Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math curriculum."

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Rincon Jazz Fest July 2017

Save the date and book your Rincon Beachfront Vacation Villa  stay for the next Rincon Jazz Festival this Saturday July 29th.  For more information you can follow the Rincon Jazz Fest on their facebook page and reach them at 787-644-1636.

Enjoy your Uniquely Rincon Vacation! 

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Women's Art Workshop in Rincon this July

This Tuesday July 18th starting at 6pm, enjoy a Women's Art Workshop  - Hosted by Rincon's Arts & Beyond Learning Center.

 

You are invited as follows to Noche de Mujeres .....

"Ladies, join us for another round of art, discussion, and nibbles & wine! This month’s focus will be on water colors — we will talk about different effects that can be achieved, look at historical examples, and then utilize different techniques to create our own water color paintings. Light refreshments will be provided, as well as beverages, but feel free to BYOB as well.  Please join us from 6-9 pm on Tuesday, July 18. Cost is $30 per person; advanced reservations required. Please message us at 312-218-7978 or directly on Facebook to RSVP."      

 

Enjoy your Uniquely Rincon Vacation!

Rincon Waves Hydroflights

 

Hydroflight hits Rincon Puerto Rico in the form of Rincon Waves Hydroflights!

 

Now you can fly above the beautiful Ocean while staying at your Rincon Beachfront Vacation Villa Rental.

 

At the time of this blog they are offering the hydroflights at Almendro's Beach which is just a short distance from 8th and Ocean.

 

Reach them at 787-823-4232 or rinconhydroflights@gmail.com and enjoy your Uniquely Rincon Vacation!

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Italian Food Catering Now in Rincon | Italian Girl Foods

If you are looking for a some delicious Italian Food while staying at your Rincon Beachfront Vacation Villa Rental we suggest you check out Italian Girl Foods Catering Services.

 

New to Rincon as of 2017, This Rincon Catering Company offers "Homemade from scratch Italian, Puerto Rican and American dishes from my kitchen to yours. Individual or large orders available for pick up and/or delivery."

 

 

We think their food photos will speak for themselves .... Yum!!!    

Reach Italian Girl Foods at 917-488-5602.

 

Enjoy your Uniquely Rincon Vacation.

 

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Desecheo National Wildlife Refuge, Puerto Rico

Enjoy this beautiful video of the Island we all enjoy viewing from afar in Rincon, Desecheo Island!

"Operation: Desecheo National Wildlife Refuge, Puerto Rico - An ambitious operation by Island Conservation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and partners to rid Desecheo National Wildlife Refuge of invasive rodents has been confirmed a success! This project can enable the island to return to its former and rightful status: the most important seabird colony in the region."

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Rincon Clay Studio | Open Studio Kid Friendly

 

The Rincon Clay Studio is holding Open Studio Events for both adults and children this July 2017!

 

Bring Clay Ideas and make it Happen!

Kids Lessons will be available

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and ask about daily or weekly rates depending on how long you will be at your Rincon Beachfront Vacation Villa Rental.

 

They are open Monday through Thursday currently and you can reach them at RinconClayStudio@gmail.com.

 

Enjoy your Uniquely Rincon Vacation!

Beautiful Weddings & Wedding Photography Always in Rincon Puerto Rico

 

Rincon is most always a beautiful destination wedding location.     And your Rincon Beachfront Vacation Villa Rental can often be the perfect venue within Rincon for your ceremony and guests!  

 

If you need a little inspiration or proof please enjoy these amazingly beautiful Rincon Wedding Photos by Rafael Sotomayor Photography.  

 

"Rafael has a natural, hands off approach, which allows his subjects to relax and allows him to capture the heart and soul of the moment. With over 28 years as a Photographer his goal is to give you the best service and artistic experience."

 

Enjoy your Uniquely Rincon Vacation!

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Cultural & Historic Tour of Rincon | Learn Spanish in Rincon

Next time you are staying at your Rincon Beachfront Vacation Villa Rental you can enjoy a Cultural and Historic Tour of Rincon with Spanish Immersion Rincon - SIR.    Below is their offering for July 2017 classes and tours but they offer them continuously and likely by demand if you have a group looking to enjoy some Rincon Culture.  Reach them at 787.233.5330, spanishimmersion.sir@gmail.com or visit their website.   Enjoy your Uniquely Rincon Vacation!

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The Drone Rincon | Uniquely Capture Your Rincon Vacation

Check out this amazing video of Domes Beach by The Drone Rincon!!!   You can hire them to capture your Rincon Vacation Adventures or Rincon Wedding Ceremony while staying at your Rincon Beachfront Vacation Villa Rental!  Reach 'The Drone Rincon' at 787-810-1350 dronerincon@gmail.com.  Check out their other amazing videos on their Facebook page.

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New Puerto Rico Restaurant in Rincon | Rustic Surf

Rustic Surf is a new restaurant in Rincon Puerto Rico.  

 

Self Described as ....

"You will find everything from El Best Service, Exquisite Lunches and a spectacular A La Carte Menu and a special Cocktail Bar just for you !!"

 

But we think their food photos are the best description of what Rustic Surf offers.   This is traditional Puerto Rican food and we often get questions about where you can get such food while staying at your Rincon Beachfront Vacation Villa Rental.    

 

They are located off the 115 in the Edward's Food Mart Plaza.   We have included a photo of their storefront so you can identify it easily once you enter the Plaza.  Reach them from their facebook page.

 

Enjoy your Uniquely Rincon Vacation!

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Jack's Shack in Puntas Rincon Summer Specials

If you are looking for somewhere cool and delicious to enjoy wholesome eats while staying at your Rincon Beachfront Vacation Villa Rental we recommend checking out Jack's Shack now located in the old Puntas Bakery on the 413.

 

From Jack's Shack .... "We are constantly looking for local and organic ingredients to work with.  Because we use fresh seasonal ingredients, you will find a variety of daily specials that are created based on what is available on that day. Fresh, healthy and tasty seasonal food. Simple. 

 

We offer: Hand pressed espresso, iced or hot local coffee, fresh juices, Karibe Kombucha, organic baked items, delicious breakfasts, healthy lunches, grab-and-go meals, vegan + vegetarian options, a small organic market with fruits, snacks, and drinks.

 

We are proud to use compostable and/or biodegradable paper goods and encourage recycling always. We compost our food waste and believe that what we do helps to make a difference. 

 

Stop by our NEW Location at the Old Puntas Bakery. We are open Friday-Tuesday (closed Wednesday + Thursday) serving breakfast and lunch from 8am-5pm. Dinner + Brunch services will resume in the fall."

 

Reach them at (787) 246-6180 and enjoy your Uniquely Rincon Vacation!   

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Fresh Fish Rincon Puerto Rico | Poke Bowls Delivery

 

Blue Water Poke Express is a small locally owned and operated business offering delicious locally caught fresh fish in Rincon Puerto Rico!

 

Blue Water will deliver to your Rincon Beachfront Vacation Villa Rental if you order 5 or more bowls (at the time of this blog).    

 

You can always order and pick up your individual poke bowls by ordering directly via their Facebook page or use @bluewaterpokeexpress.

 

Enjoy your Rincon Vacation!

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El Jefe Taqueria | Mexican Food Truck in Rincon

Just opened as of June 2017 this is El Jefe Taqueria located here on 413 across from Mama Mel's Learning Center.

 

Currently their hours of operation are 11:30am to 6pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday.   But those hours will start to extend for holidays and the busy Season in Rincon. 

 

These are simple and delicious California (Mexico) style 'street tacos' with fresh ingredients and 'kick ass' sauces.   BYOB.

 

Reach them via their Facebook Page and enjoy your Uniquely Rincon Vacation!

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Rincon 2017 Triathlon

Photo Credit : Trialo RINCON
Photo Credit : Trialo RINCON

Rincon's Yearly Triathlon is this Weekend June 2nd 2017.

 

If you are staying at your Rincon Beachfront Vacation Villa Rental consider heading over to the Balneario to cheer on the athletes.  Not only does Rincon offer their triathlon to adults, they also have a kid's event.

 

For questions contact them at their Tríalo Rincoeño Facebook page.

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Rincon Farm to Table Chef Challenge

 

Another Rincon Summer Fun Family Event for everyone staying at your Rincon Beachfront Vacation Villa Rental to enjoy!

 

From Sana Farm Stand  ....

"JOIN US IN SANA'S FIRST FARM TO TABLE CHEF CHALLENGE. ENJOY A NIGHT FULL OF EXCITING COLORFUL DISHES MADE BY LOCAL CHEF'S USING ONLY SANA'S TOP PICKED VEGGIES.

 

THE WINNING DISHES CHOOSE BY YOU WILL BE THE DISHES SERVED IN OUR UPCOMING NEW FARM TO TABLE RESTAURANT SANA ! BEAUTIFUL OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES INCLUDES ORGANIC WINE, COCKTAIL, ORGANIC FOOD TASTING MADE BY 3 AWESOME CHEFS, LIVE MUSIC AND MORE.

Thank you for supporting local farming ..SANA LOVES YA!!"

 

Reach Sana Farm Stand at 787-557-0819

 

Enjoy your Uniquely Rincon Vacation!

Rincon Makes the Smithsonian List - The 20 Best Small Towns

Smithsonian Presented Photo
Smithsonian Presented Photo

Rincon Makes the Smithsonian List of "The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2017"

 

The photos in the article are much more impressive than the article itself ... but that is OK.     We all know Rincon is one of the Best Small Towns to Visit *Every Year*.  We didn't need the Smithsonian to tell us that but we are proud they noticed!    

 

 

Enjoy these Smithsonian presented photos & your Uniquely Rincon Vacation!

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Rincon Tres Palmas Marina Reserve Festival

Rincon is very fortunate and proud to have The Tres Palmas Marine Reserve.   Come celebrate and learn more about the Reserve at the 13th Anniversary of the Reserva Marina Tres Palmas Festival.

 

The festival will be held in the Rincon Downtown Plaza on Friday May 26th starting at 6pm.

 

Bring the whole family to enjoy : - live music - handicrafts - children's crafts - educational displays - and much more!

 

Find more information on their facebook page and enjoy your Uniquely Rincon Vacation!

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Mangia Mi Italian Restaurant Summer Series!

Mangia Mi | Rincon's Italian Restaurant Summer Series!

 

Self described .... sounds fun and delicious!

 

"The first of four "summer series' at Mangia MI!

 

Join Chef Rebecca in a hands on Pasta Making dinner.

 

Included is a five course meal, each paired perfectly with a fine wine.  

 

Seats are limited, so make your reservations ASAP. Ticket price is $75

 

An evening we promise will not disappoint!!

 

Cheers! 787-823-4812"

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Rincon Sunset Festival

 

 

 

 

If you are staying at your Rincon Beachfront Vacation Villa Rental this June 4th 2017 you will be able to enjoy one of our favorite yearly events, The Rincon Sunset Festival.

 

Sunday June 4th starting at 1pm and going into the evening Plaza Amistad will become a large and welcoming celebration for the whole family to enjoy.   Entry is free and you might want to bring some chairs to sit and enjoy live music and performances.  Food and drink vendors will be available for your enjoyment too.

 

Enjoy your Uniquely Rincon Vacation!

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Rincon Sana Farm Stand Has Moved

Rincon's Sana Farm Stand has moved and grown!

 

Now located adjacent to the Rincon Post Office instead of across from the Rincon Post Office :) Sana Farm Stand offers a full lunch menu as well as lots of fresh Farm items.

 

Self described ... "The company name “SANA” represents our commitment to alleviate, heal, and improve the well-being of our clients. Our company is focused on offering its customers relief and healing using natural and organic products. The raw materials we use are grown on our family farm, SANA, which is located in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico. The farm operates under the standards of USDA’s National Organic Program (NOP)."

 

Reach them at 787-557-0819 and Enjoy your Uniquely Rincon Vacation!

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Open Mic Night in Rincon Puerto Rico

If you are looking for an Open Mic Night while staying at your Rincon Beachfront Vacation Villa Rental we have the place for you!  Cafe 413 in the Rincon Downtown Plaza!  Bring your instrument, poetry and/or jokes! Every Monday starting at 7pm!  FREE entry and a welcoming environment at Cafe 413 - Reach them at (939) 697-8188.   Enjoy your Uniquely Rincon Vacation!

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Rincon Sushi Night at Pa'l Monte

If you are looking for Sushi in Rincon Puerto Rico you may want to check out Pa'l Monte on a Wednesday night!

 

They also offer delicious Tapas and fresh favorable dishes  with a twist to some local favorites.   

 

Live music, a friendly staff and karaoke can be found at this unique Rincon Restaurant.

 

You can reach them at  (787) 823-1479 - At the time of this blog, they are open Thursday thru Sunday in the evenings and Sushi is only offered on Wednesday nights.

Enjoy your Uniquely Rincon Vacation!

 

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Kentucky Derby Party in Rincon Puerto Rico

Rincon is having a Kentucky Derby Party!!!

 

This is a first time event as far as we know so there are no photos to show you.  But we know your hosts, the International Friendship Club and Shipwreck, know how to put on a very fun & successful party!

 

Saturday May 6th starting at 5pm at the Shipwreck Bar & Grill in the Rincon Marina.

  • $15 for entry fee and finger foods with cash bar available
  • $2 games of chance for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place horse
  • Hat contest and 50/50

All proceeds go to the 13 charities sponsored by the International Friendship Club.  Enjoy your Uniquely Rincon Vacation!

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Live Music in the Rincon Downtown Plaza | Rincon Continentals Band

Enjoy some live music tomorrow night in the Rincon Downtown Plaza with the Rincon Continentals.    A local eclectic band that loves to get you off your seat and dancing in Rincon!   

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Live Music in the Rincon Downtown Plaza | Rincon Continentals Band

Enjoy some live music tomorrow night in the Rincon Downtown Plaza with the Rincon Continentals.    A local eclectic band that loves to get you off your seat and dancing in Rincon!   

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2nd Annual Dia de Defensa at The Wok | Rincon Animal Rescue Celebration

If you are staying at your Rincon Beachfront Vacation Villa Rental today, Sunday April 23rd 2017, make sure you stop by The Wok on the 413 to enjoy the 2nd Annual Dia de Defensa!   There will be music, drinks, food, games and horses!  All close to the beautiful Tres Palmas Marina Reserve.  Enjoy your Uniquely Rincon Vacation!

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Reggae Night Cafe 413 Rincon Puerto Rico

If you are fortunate enough to be staying at your Rincon Beachfront Vacation Villa Rental today you may want to head down to the Rincon Downtown Plaza to Enjoy Thursday Night Art Walk and Reggae Night at Cafe 413.   Enjoy your Uniquely Rincon Vacation!

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