Arrival Procedure for Puerto Calero Marina

28º 54.93N 13º 42.29W


The approach and entry to the marina are very straight-forward with minimum 7m depth in the entry channel and no obstacles. The marina opens towards the SW and is indicated at the end of the south breakwater via starboard tower light: Fl.(3)G.14s13m8M and portside channel marker, a red can buoy (Fl.(2)R.8s3M with subsequent Fl.R.15s3m3M set into the dock wall. With only a maximum 3m tidal range, the marina can be safely accessed at all times, day and night.

Contacting the marina

Please call on VHF ch.09 (24/7) to advise of entry and dock staff will meet you in the marina to help with lines. (Marina Office tel nº: +34 928 511285)

Reception dock

The reception dock (70cm high floating pontoon) is situated to port, opposite the tower and at the end of the inner quay under a series of flags. The Marina Office is located at the top floor of three-storey building named “Edificio Antiguo Varadero” in the eastern part of the marina (the reception dock has a map for orientation, see also the plan below).  For those needing fuel, the fuel dock is immediately to starboard upon entering the marina.

Puerto Calero Marina Plan

Puerto Calero Marina Plan

Entry Documents

The Entry form for Puerto Calero and Border Police form both need to be completed either beforehand (or upon arrival in the marina office) and given to the marina staff who will also request copies of the boat registration document, boat insurance and passport of the owner/skipper.

Opening hours

The marina can be accessed at all times and dock staff are on duty 24 h  every day.
The marina office hours: Monday to Saturday 08:00 – 20:00 / 09:00 – 20:00 Sundays.
Fuel dock hours: 08:30 – 19:30 every day.

Emergency equipment in the marina

Once berthed in the marina, take a moment to locate the nearest escape ladder, fire extinguisher and life ring. The plan below provides  details.

Puerto Calero Marina Emergency Plan

Puerto Calero Marina Emergency Plan

For any further advice concerning the arrival procedure, please don’t hesitate to contact us.