28º 04' 7'' N16º 44' 2'' W
If you are staying in the Las Americas Costa Adeje area and looking to do a boat trip to observe cetacea, Puerto Colon is the most important port on the island of Tenerife for whale and dolphin excursions. Here you will find most of the marine mammal watching boats available on the island. Offering their services and excursions from this private port located in Playa de Las Americas. Apart from boat trips, this port offers other activities like jet ski rentals, restaurants, bars and scuba diving.
Puerto Colon: Modern & Touristic
The modern Puerto Colon marina is located in the south of Tenerife. Just 16 kilometers from the Reina Sofía airport. Located in Playa de las Américas. One of the most affluent tourist areas of the island. It is protected by a curved shelter dike and its maximum draft at low tide is two meters. Its capacity for 364 anchored vessels. It also has 237 dry docking stations with a maximum of 24 meters in length. In conclusion it makes this marina one of the best prepared marinas.
Accommodation in Puerto Colon itself
In addition it has a service station, ‘travelift’, ramp and crane. Each dock has fresh water and electricity and it is possible to hire naval maintenance and repairs in the marina itself. In addition to the variety of hotels in the area, it has a complex of apartments built in the same port that are an alternative for those navigators who seek the comfort of staying on the mainland.
Apart from taking a cruise along the coast line of the south of Tenerife, the area of the Port of Colon has alot to offer. With nearby sandy beaches, deep sea fishing as an alternative to wildlife tours, snack bars, restaurants, Kayak tours and other activities, Port of Colon is an all year round place to be. All the major Hotels are very close making the port easily accesed by beach promenade, taxi or public transport.