When you think of surf in Puerto Rico, your mind automatically will take you to the west coast. Yes, the towns of Isabela, Rincón, and Caribbean Surf Reserve Aguadilla are steeping with world-renowned surf beaches and beautiful shores to ride the tides.

But, there are nearly 300 miles of coastline to explore, so you can easily find spots that make this sport a laidback lifestyle: pristine beaches, perfect breaks, and wide-open waters, no one to fight the waves with.

If you want to push beyond the crowds, these spots are for you.