Quiet, welcoming and relaxing government-run port.
The attractive town is surrounded by hills on three sides giving shelter from the almost constant trade winds. This is one of the few non-tourist areas that provides all the services of a main town. From the port you can see all the little lanes built up the hillside. Next to the church in the town centre it is worth going to see the lovely fountain with its 6 carved stone seahorses.
Warning: in southwest winds above 40 knots; a strong swell develops in the harbour. The port suffered extensive damage during Storm Emma in March 2018 and six boats, rafted inside the outer breakwater were lost. In October 2018, the damage has been rectified, and there remains just one well marked wreck to be recovered.
Moor: beautiful marina, well sheltered even during gales, with plenty of room to manoeuvre between the pontoons. The berths all have water and electricity. There is a shower/WC block and basic amenities. No hot water. No fuel station. No launderette. No Wifi.
258 berths; Max LOA: 16 m; draught: 5 m
Tel: (+34) 626 582 758; Fax: (+34) 928164045 VHF Ch. 09
Ashore: a good range of shops, restaurants, petrol station.
by Steve Neal on 21 October 2018
What a refreshing change from the holiday resort marinas. A real town! Good restaurants and bars along the seafront and a big sandy beach. Cheap too, just 15€ for a 13.5m yacht in October.