Who Are Rincón Diving & Snorkeling?

Rincón Diving & Snorkeling began training divers and serving retail customers in May 2013 as a center created to promote shore diving in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. It is composed of specialized instructors, divemasters, and divers joined in a common effort to promote safe, high-quality underwater education and activities.

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About the Store

Rincon Diving & Snorkeling is a PADI & NAUI Diving Center located in the heart of Rincón, Puerto Rico, USA. We are dedicated to quality customer service and our goal is to build customer loyalty by being the best scuba diving center in the area. We are committed to your safety and enjoyment as well as protecting the natural environment.


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Why We Dive & Why You Should Too!

We love what we do! Scuba diving creates a sense of adventure and mystery no matter how many times we visit a reef. The truth is, you never know what you will get to see. Reefs are ever-changing. With snorkeling or diving, we feel as though we are seeing an undiscovered, sacred, or almost forbidden place. So few people get to experience the magic of the underwater world and we have shaped our lives around sharing it.

Who's Who


Introducing Brenda – PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer and NAUI Instructor. Not to mention, the heart and soul behind Rincon Diving & Snorkeling! She’s not just your regular business guru, but a true scuba aficionado who’s turned her passion for diving and ocean conservation into a thriving venture.

Brenda’s fascination with the underwater realm isn’t just a hobby – it’s a way of life. As a seasoned scuba instructor, she’s explored countless dive sites, racked up certifications, and gained a wealth of experience that she’s eager to share. Whether you’re a seasoned diver or dipping your fins in for the first time, diving with Brenda ensures a safe and fun adventure.

From balancing the books and marketing to leading her team of employees towards higher standards of sustainable tourism, she is always guiding her company toward success.

Adventure runs in Brenda’s veins, and she’s made it her mission to spread excitement, professionalism, and love for the environment to all who dive with us. Under her guidance, Rincon Diving & Snorkeling isn’t just a dive center – it’s a community of fellow ocean devotees who are sincerely passionate about teaching what they know to others.



Meet Steve, our indispensable Plant Operations Manager, affectionately known as “Mr. Fix-it.” With a knack for solving challenges and a passion for ensuring everything runs smoothly, Steve is the go-to guy for keeping our operations in top shape.

Beyond his technical prowess, Steve brings a unique sense of humor to the team. In his own words, he reflects on his journey into the underwater realm: “I was always being chased by dinosaurs and decided water was the answer, so I learned to dive and have never regretted a moment since.”

Steve’s commitment to excellence and his adventurous spirit make him an invaluable part of the team.


Say hello to Julia – our Operations Manager and resident Mermaid Instructor! While she embraces tasks in business operations and event planning, her true passion lies in conservation and community awareness.

Julia has transformed the mermaid lifestyle into a tool for spreading ocean awareness and delight throughout the community. Whether she’s immersed in teaching PADI Mermaid Courses, leading beach clean-ups, making community mermaid appearances, or Mermaiding Against Debris, she’s right where she belongs.

Mermaid swimming is a fusion of sport and underwater artistry; an activity where freediving safety protocols intertwine with personal expression and dance. Through this journey, Julia deepens her bond with the ocean and all that lives within it which then fuels her desire to guide others. Her courses prioritize safety, relaxation, self-expression, and conservation, ensuring everyone dives into a safe and inspired mermaid future.


Dive into the world of Ramberto, affectionately known as “Rambo,” our dynamic Shop Manager. With his certification as a PADI Instructor and his expertise as a Retail and Reservations Specialist, he plays a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth operation of our dive center.

With a personality as vibrant as the ocean waves and expert attention to detail, Rambo infuses infectious enthusiasm and meticulous care into every aspect of our diving haven.

As he aptly puts it, “Scuba diving allows us to play in an alternate self-contained plane of existence, a parallel universe right here on planet Earth.” For a delightful encounter and expert guidance on local knowledge and dive gear, make your way to the shop and meet Rambo!


Meet Claire, a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer, PADI Freedive Instructor and dedicated member of the Rincon Diving & Snorkeling team. With a strong focus on safety, sustainability, and conservation, Claire is here to make your underwater experience unforgettable.

As a passionate instructor, Claire loves teaching people about the ocean environment and its fascinating marine life. Her enthusiasm knows no bounds, whether you’re a beginner or an experienced diver.

For Claire, diving is all about the freedom to escape gravity and explore the underwater world. The tranquility of hearing only your breath and the reef is an experience that never loses its magic.

Claire has a deep appreciation for the ocean. Its vibrant and diverse ecosystem never ceases to amaze her, and she is excited to share the beautiful reefs and depths with you.

Join Claire for courses that combine education, exploration, and a genuine love for the ocean to maximize your scuba diving education journey!



Meet Tygue, affectionately known as “Tiger,” our dedicated, bubble ring-blowing Divemaster with a profound passion for sharing the ocean with others. As he eloquently puts it, “Sharing the ocean is sharing love.” Inspired by the wisdom of Sir Edmund Hillary, Tiger believes, “It’s not the depths we conquer, but ourselves.”

With his focused commitment to safety and ensuring everyone has a good time, Tiger’s expertise, wisdom, and warmth make every underwater adventure a memorable exploration.


Presenting Shawn, a seasoned PADI Divemaster and passionate advocate for ocean preservation and enjoyment. In 1994, Shawn’s journey into the world of scuba diving began, sparking her insatiable curiosity for the mysteries that lay beneath the waves.

Becoming a divemaster was a natural evolution for Shawn, allowing her to share her profound love for the ocean by guiding divers and educating them about the marvels of marine life. Her passion is guiding new divers on their personal voyage of exploration, nurturing their growing affection for the sea, and witnessing the pure excitement as they encounter marine life, vibrant corals, and the serene underwater environment.

Shawn’s commitment and expertise make her an invaluable asset to our team. Join her on an adventure and dive into the extraordinary with a Divemaster who is as enthusiastic as she is knowledgeable.

Greg, team member of Rincon Diving


Introducing Greg, whose love for the ocean knows no bounds. To him, diving opens the door to an entirely new and captivating world-one that’s as magnificent as it is mysterious. Greg finds the ocean’s ever-changing nature endlessly intriguing; no matter how many times he dives in a familiar spot, each experience feels brand new, brimming with the potential for unexpected encounters.

For Greg, being a Divemaster isn’t just a job-it’s a privilege. Safety is his top priority, ensuring that every dive is not only exhilarating but also meticulously planned and executed. Guiding others in the ocean is a responsibility he deeply values, as it offers the chance to share the excitement of exploration.

In Greg’s world, the 5 P’s are key: Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Performance. With safety as the foundation, every dive becomes a journey filled with excitement and wonder. So, what are you waiting for? Let’s go diving! 😄

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Come On by and We’ll Talk Diving

​​We back up what we sell. If you are looking for high-quality dive equipment at reasonable prices you are at the right place! If there is anything wrong with your equipment once purchased, we will try our best to make it right.

Let’s Dive In