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october or november for 1 week stay

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october or november for 1 week stay

Looking to spend a week in Rincon at a vacation rental this fall.

I am from CT (no surf at all) and looking to try surfing for the first time.

I can go either the week of 10/11 or 11/8 - is early October or early November a better time to go?

I don't really know the surf seasons and want to make the most out of the trip (lessons, etc).

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Best regards.

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1. Re: october or november for 1 week stay

It really is not that much of a difference. Although the end of November is the end of hurricane season, if that matters to you.

Have a great time!

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2. Re: october or november for 1 week stay

We went to Rincon in Oct and there were plenty of people surfing...there were waves but they were not so crazy big. However, we found many restaurants closed because it is slow season. But prices are low on the rentals then.

Early Nov may still be low season, check rates and the waves may be a bit bigger, but still there are areas for beginners to learn.

I think either time is fine, but you can ask your surf instructor his opinion.

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3. Re: october or november for 1 week stay

October - November is a great time to enjoy RIncon, the beach, and some surf, just before the crowds get here. This September has been remarkable for surf with some incredibly clean 8- 10 ft sets! In fact one of the biggest International surf contests will be hosted just north of here October 30th - November 10th in Isabella.


Good Websites to assist you in your planning are



here you will find many websites that feature great lodgings from small guest houses, and B&B's to luxury hotels and vacation rentals, and condo's. Most important is to choose a good surf school or instructor, You will find many listed here as well. Favorites are RIncon Surf School, SUrf787, Ramses Morales, Puntas Surf School, and more! You may also want to try paddle boarding, especially if there are no waves, Marazul offers excellent equipment.And after a hard days work... we have amazing Massage therapists, RIncon SPorts MAssage, and Zenclair have been taking care of our sore surfers for years.

Have a great trip!

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4. Re: october or november for 1 week stay

Many of our local restaurants are open all year around!

The strip on Carr 115 going into Rincon has many places to enjoy great, inexpensive local food!

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5. Re: october or november for 1 week stay

Surf is going to be more consistant early november and more businesses will be open. Ripcurl surf contest is at the end of october if that interests you so there will be a slightly earlier start to the season. There are many great surf schools available in Rincon, check out tripadvisor for reviews. Happy travels!!!!

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