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Tres Palmas Marine Reserve

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Address: Rincon, Puerto Rico
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Great little spot in Rincon

This location is great to pick up some surf or hang on beach. Beautiful scenery but watch out for the rocks along the coast line.

Reviewed 22 January 2017
Sean C
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Middletown, New Jersey
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Middletown, New Jersey
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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

This location is great to pick up some surf or hang on beach. Beautiful scenery but watch out for the rocks along the coast line.

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Reviewed 16 January 2017

Went to Tres Palmas Inns and Villas for a wedding. This beautiful beach was right in front of it. Quite a site. Recommended visit.

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Reviewed 6 January 2017

This place is gorgeous and a MUST SEE. If you don’t go to any other beaches on the West coast or PR, go here.

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Thank Brian J
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

All the locals call this Steps beach because there are some stone steps on the beach. Just off the beach there is a huge elk horn coral reef that you can snorkel at. We had gear from Taino Divers and were out snorkeling for over an hour. Tons of fish, corals, sponges, and other invertebrates!

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Reviewed 20 December 2016

Beautiful spot to visit in the Northwest part of Puerto Rico. Bring a beach chair and lounge all day!

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Caguas
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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We have visited this beach twice now and is always a highlight of our visit to Rincon. We rented masks and snorkels at a food truck nearby that doubles as a rental place. The reef is so close to the shore that kids can get snorkeling right away. We enjoyed seeing the tropical fish without fear of getting ran over... More 

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Rincon, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

The Marine preserve protects the natural beauty of our reef. Lots of blue tang, snapper, flounder, turtles, oh too many to list. Go get in the water. see for yourself.

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Brattleboro, Vermont
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

We spent a great afternoon at this beach. There was a big area where the water was no more than 8 or so feet deep. We had to park along the road with a lot of other cars, but it was well worth it- the beach was not crowded by any means and there were at least 6 different kinds... More 

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EASTCHESTER N.Y.
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Steps beach is a great spot to snorkel .Best time is early morning.Its very easy to navigate and there's lots to see. Be careful parking on 413 as tickets can be given

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

Find your way here as the snorkling is so great. Dive deep into the crevasses to see all the amazing different kinds of fish. Look at the sign before going in to identify the fish. Kids loved it! Park on the street so you don't get stuck in the lot, which is only 3 - 4 cars.

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