Located north of Mayaguez
and on the westernmost point of the island is the small fishing village of Rincon. The foothills of the La Cadena mountains provide the backdrop of this town 100 miles west of San Juan
Rincon was named after the 16th century landowner, Don Gonzalo Rincon, who donated its site to the poor of his district, the tiny town today is famous for its world class surfing and beautiful beaches. The lighthouse at El Faro Park warns ships and boats away from the dangerous offshore reefs is one of the most powerful in all of Puerto Rico.