Dear Sailors,
The volcanic eruptions were officially classified as over on the 25th December. Our sincere thanks to everyone who has supported the island through this difficult period.
Wishing you all fair winds for 2022!
Puerto Tazacorte marina team
Dear Sailors,
The volcanic eruptions were officially classified as over on the 25th December. Our sincere thanks to everyone who has supported the island through this difficult period.
Wishing you all fair winds for 2022!
Puerto Tazacorte marina team
Puerto Tazacorte

Tazacorte

Puerto Tazacorte faces west, on the sunny side of the island, and sits under a high cliff dotted with banana plantations. An attractive waterfront leads from the marina to the neighbouring Blue Flag beach, with a small number of bars and restaurants, a supermarket and chemist in the adjacent fishing village.

 

Shops and provisioning

 

The town of Tazacorte is a 20min walk up from the marina and there you can find shops, banks, a health centre and hairdresser. Provisioning is easy, with two supermarkets in Tazacorte and deliveries available. 

For the freshest local fish, look no further than the fishing cooperative at the entry to the marina, open weekdays. 

A fresh produce market is held in the marina on the first Saturday of each month. The morning market in the Los Llanos is a short bus ride away and open from Monday to Saturday. Well worth visiting, the island’s most populated town has a charming historic quarter and is home to the impressive Museo Arqueológico Benahoarita. 

Getting around: the island has a good public transport system with a bus stop just a few metres from the marina. Otherwise, the marina office can organise car hire or a taxi service. Bike rental is also available. 

Local activities:

 

  • At the far end of the beach, there is a Sendero Azul (certified eco path) up the coast to El Time, passing by caves once inhabited by pre-Hispanic peoples and awarding spectacular views once you reach the Mirador at the top. 

  • A coastal trip up the coast reveals further caves, which can be entered by dinghy or kayak, such the “Cueva bonita” (beautiful cave) just 3nm north of the marina. 

  • The marina houses a very reputable dive centre (Blue Magma Diving) able to offer trips to the nearby marine reserve. 

  • The municipal Mirador Astronómico de San Borondón, a few km south in Puerto Naos, is a great nearby location for stargazing, with information panels and seating in a comfortable terrace. 

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