20 Jun 2007 22:38:41
Doug Klee
Board Rentals in PR

Heading to PR on Sat (6/23) for my nieces sweet 16 birthday party. ( I got a
shovel, sledge hammer and job for my 16 th birthday ). Seeing I'm just
tagging along, the biggest decision I have to make...lug my board down at
$85-$100 per flight (2 bills total) or rent a board.
I'd rather rent but don't want to be stuck with some foam board or beaten
up log.
Any insights as to names and locations of shops that rent "real" boards
would be appreciated.
We'll be staying just outside of San Juan and I've already scoped Aveones
(sp ?) as the break I'll be looking to surf.
Thoughts on directions, experiences and things to experience and/or avoid
would also be welcomed.
Thanks in advance
Dug




21 Jun 2007 19:44:53
rodndtube
Re: Board Rentals in PR

On Jun 20, 10:38 pm, "Doug Klee" <dkle...@comcast.net > wrote:
> Heading to PR on Sat (6/23) for my nieces sweet 16 birthday party. ( I got a
> shovel, sledge hammer and job for my 16 th birthday ). Seeing I'm just
> tagging along, the biggest decision I have to make...lug my board down at
> $85-$100 per flight (2 bills total) or rent a board.
> I'd rather rent but don't want to be stuck with some foam board or beaten
> up log.
> Any insights as to names and locations of shops that rent "real" boards
> would be appreciated.
> We'll be staying just outside of San Juan and I've already scoped Aveones
> (sp ?) as the break I'll be looking to surf.
> Thoughts on directions, experiences and things to experience and/or avoid
> would also be welcomed.
> Thanks in advance
> Dug

It is not exactly prime-time, but you will probably find a few waves
here and there and could actually score some fun stuff. The San Juan
area isn't the best and the water & crime can get down right nasty. La
Ocho might be one choice (Old San Juan). Aviones will probably be
overrun with people - be sure not to leave ANY valuables in your car.

A better choice might be the Luquillo area or near Fajardo. La Pared
is probably packed these days. Search out La Selva... hopefully it is
not too developed these days... it used to be a kilomenter walk-in
through the hills and pastures, dodging bulls, etc.

Can't help ya with board rentals. There are shops in the SJ area, of
course, but I spend all my time on the NW/W coast.