Rincon, Puerto Rico
Rincon is a beautiful town on the west side of Puerto Rico. It is one of the world’s top surfing destinations with surfing champions visiting from many different countries. Although Rincon does have many visitors, the vibe of this town is not touristy at all! Rincon is a very laid back, progressive and authentic place. Some of the things you can do in Rincon include: taking surfing lessons, go scuba diving, horseback riding at the beach, enjoy live music and dancing every night, and much more.
1planet works with local agencies and non-profits to give our volunteers some really cool and unforgettable experiences. Some of the work in Rincon includes managing community projects at the local senior center, rescuing and socializing street dogs ("perros satos"), beach clean-ups and water monitoring.
What is included?
Volunteers get transportation from and to the airport, comfortable room with A/C at the volunteer house (in a traditional Puerto Rican neighborhood), a fully stocked kitchen with a full fridge for volunteers to make their meals, a volunteer mentor available via e-mail, phone or Skype to help answer any questions, an on-site volunteer liaison available for help 24/7, certificate of completion, and a very rewarding experiences.