The Colors of Puerto Rico

Beyond the casinos and resort-studded beaches, a rainbow of possibilities beckons.

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Fisherman near Rincon
Photo: David Hillegas

The Sea

Whether you're on the Atlantic or the Caribbean side of Puerto Rico, the water views are always inspiring. The surfing town of Rincón, two hours west of San Juan, is famous for its spectacular sunsets and has been drawing surfers since it hosted the World Surfing Championships in 1968.

Left: A fisherman casts his net on the western tip of the island, near Rincón.

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