We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Puntas Surf School

Address: Rincon 00677, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787-366-1689
Improve this listing
Ranked #5 of 20 Activities in Rincon
Type: Surf Camps, Adventure
More attraction details
Attraction details
Fee: Yes
Owner description: Puntas Surf School gives private and group lessons daily. Melissa Taylor has been giving surf lessons in Puerto Rico since 2002 and created Puntas Surf School in 2007. She is still the only female instructor in Rincon and she has a team of guy and girl instructors so each lesson has all the help and information they can get! Nolan is her head instructor. He is very patient, informative, personable, and always has a smile on his face! The goal for Melissa and her instructors is to provide an educational, invigorating, and unforgettable experience in the surfing capital of the carribbean; Rincon, Puerto Rico. Our school provides lessons for beginners, intermediate, and those who just want to get to the next level! All ages are welcome and we provide a variety of different surfboards!
Write a Review

55 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I had a great time on the water with Nolan. I took 5 lessons in total and each day we worked on different aspects of surfing. I caught some waves every day because of Nolan's positivity and encouragement. Would definitely recommend!

Was this review helpful? Yes
13 reviews 13 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Wife and I got lessons with Nolan. He made it a true and safe lesson. Got a few decent waves to ride on and he definitely knows his stuff. Coming back so Nolan don't go too far!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Nolan and Mellissa were awesome. We didn't take lessons because we all surf, but they brought boards to the beach and met us a couple of different times. Nolan let us borrow straps to take the boards back to our rental unit when we were going to surf early the next day. Highly recommend them.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
voorhees nj
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Thank you Melissa and your fantastic team for our paddle board lesson. Melissa was very gracious with our last minute requests. We had a change in location from the marina to Sandy beach..had a great opportunity to watch lesson from Tamboo relaxing with snacks and mojitos. We had 4 teens who were first timers and they had great experience!!!! They... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

There's really only one word to describe our experience with Puntas Surf School: Outstanding! Well, OK, we could also go with Great, Wonderful, Fabulous, or Marvelous. The main "goal" of our PR vacation was to get my daughter up on a surfboard, and Nolan had her on her feet and riding the waves within minutes. He even got me out... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

i just had an amazing surf lesson with Puntas Surf School. I was a little nervous and hesitant at first but the instructor put me to ease and build up my confidence : ) After each wave the instructor gave me critical feedback that informed my surfing. Before I knew it I was catching waves and having an amazing time... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Millersville, Maryland
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Thank you SO MUCH to the entire Puntas Surf School team of instructors! My hubby, two boys and I took lessons last week. One of the highlights of our trip (heck, of the YEAR!) was seeing each boy paddle out, catch a wave, and ride it to the shore--- and not just once, but multiple times! Seeing our kiddos test... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brooklyn, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

My friends and I were lucky to discover Puntas when we were on vacation in Rincon this February. We were a mix of levels - some of us had tried surfing many times before and others of us had never done it and were a little nervous. Melissa and her crew were incredibly kind and patient with us, giving great... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

The Local Knowledge and experience of the Puntas Surf School team was so valuable. They have been teaching for almost 14 years in Rincon and we appreciated the knowledge of the conditions, reefs and beaches. My wife and I like to travel and Love to surf! We are still learning and still taking lessons wherever we go. The Puntas Surf... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Long Beach, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I recently returned from a trip to Rincon with two girlfriends and we all agreed that our lessons with Puntas Surf school made our vacation! We were there for three short days but the trip couldn't have been better. Melissa is incredibly professional and responsive in helping schedule lessons. Our instructors Ross and Rod were not only very experienced, knowledgeable... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Puntas Surf School also viewed

Rincon, Puerto Rico
Rincon, Puerto Rico

Been to Puntas Surf School? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing