Nearby Dining and Activities

This list is subject to change, but the Sandy Beach area of Rincon has plenty to offer for food and activities.

All of these listings are within walking distance of the Apartments at Pools Beach.  


rinconpool bar suhi Rincon


Pool Bar Sushi- Fresh, unique sushi restaurant with surf flicks and a Caribbean vibe, just across the street from the Apartment at Pools Beach.

The Red Flamboyan - Puerto Rican cuisine at its finest!  Fresh fish, Criollo specials and a full bar.  Open nightly for dinner year round.  Located a short walk up the hill from the Apartments at Pools Beach.

Island House at Casa Islena - Breakfast and lunch daily with great deli sandwiches and occasional happy hour live music.

Tamboo Bar and Grill - One of the most famous bars in all of Puerto Rico, with beautiful sunset and ocean views from it's deck.  Lunch and dinner daily.  Located on the beach at Sandy Beach.

Saltaire Restaurant -  Excellent reputation as one of the best restaurants in Rincon, with steak and seafood, nightly specials and a great drink menu.  Open seasonally for dinner only.  Located at the Casa Verde Hotel.

Kahuna Burger Bar


Great burgers and sandwiches  at the Casa Verde Hotel.  Full bar, open lunch and dinner. (787) 823-5600

Jakes Java


Small coffee shop with snacks, lattes, smoothies, etc.  Located just a short walk from the apartments near Sandy Beach.  Only open November through April.


barefoot yoga rincon


Barefoot Yoga - Daily yoga on the beach near Casa Islena north of Sandy Beach.  Check their current class schedule and drop in to start the day also offering a bodega of healthy snacks and cool beach gear.

White Crane Massage


Book a massage right at your apartments, enjoy the sound of the waves and relax, they come to you! OR walk down to their location at the beach near Casa Islena.



call/text: 787-238-7262




RD2 Happiness 

Surfing School, SUP Rentals, board rentals and Eco Tours!


Operating out of Maria's Beach, Rincon's finest surfing beach...Albert and his staff introduce and share the stoke and joy of surfing to everyone, young and old...first timers, novices or anyone who wants to experience their first wave to surfers who want to fine tune their surfing skills.


The qualified and certified staff will teach you the basics, educate you about the breaks and the reef and help your time in the water be full of riding waves and an overall unforgettable experience.


All of our instructors are CPR certified and have been surfing in Rincon, PR their entire lives. A few of our instructors are pro-surfers. You are not only going to have the time of your life but will be in safe hands as well


Located at Sandy beach, Maria's Beach and Rincon Black Eagle Marina Beach.  



red door boutique rincon

The Red Door Boutique and Gift Shop - offers items from all over the world bringing you an inspiring collection of eclectic jewelry, bags, home decor and more. Here you will find stylish and unique gifts, and home accents with both local and global origins including fair trade and recycled goods. We are located in the popular tourist area of Puntas in Rincon, Puerto Rico (behind Casa Islena).  720-289-5079

mango, beach, shop, rincon, gifts, rentals, kiteboarding

Mango Beach Shop

Visit them at Sandy Beach for beach rentals including beach chairs, body boards and surfboards. Find hats, stickers, original t-shirts, swimsuits, sarongs, souvenirs, sea glass jewelry and local art and more at their shop, A Rincon original!


Cynthia Calvin

Rincon Vacation Rentals



Pools, beach, rincon, vacation, rental
Pools Beach, the prettiest little cove in Rincón, a string of beaches on the west coast of Puerto Rico" - Islands Magazine