La Restinga

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La Restinga
27°38.330'N, 017°58.960'W Chart icon.png
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La Restinga is a locality and district belonging to the municipality of El Pinar de El Hierro, in the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. It is located at the southern tip of the Canarian island of El Hierro. In the Atlantic coast, La Restinga constitutes the southernmost settlement of all Spain and politically Europe.


See Canary Islands.


See Canary Islands.



Add here VHF channel for the coastguard, harbor masters. etc.

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The approach to La Restinga is straightforward, no dangers. But it is inside a wind acceleration zone and strong northerly winds can be experienced.


Puerto La Restinga

Puerto La Restinga/wiki/La_Restinga#Puerto_La_Restinga
Harbour icon Puerto La Restinga [[La Restinga#Puerto La Restinga|Puerto La Restinga]] 27°38.364'N, 017°58.849'W

There are pontoon but they are usually occupied. The other berthing option is side-to the quay, in which case it is advisable to deploy an anchor and fenders to keep the boat off the concrete. There are ladders along the quay.

The port has a fuel station and provides water and electricity. There are toilets and shower in the boatyard and also cold showers in the beach. WiFi in the port office. 24 h CATV security. Boatyard has a 60 T travel-lift and a crane, some repairs, chandler.; Tel/Fax: +34 (922) 557 081; VHF channel 16
Hours: 08:00-13:00, 15:00-16:00, Monday to Friday

Marinas & Yacht Clubs



Anchoring is prohibited

The south coast of El Hierro, west of La Restinga, has been declared a nature reserve.


Water In the Puerto La Restinga
Electricity In the Puerto La Restinga
Toilets In the boatuard
Showers In the fisherman's bathroom in the boatuard
Laundry N/A (Not Available)
Garbage Bins in the Puerto La Restinga
Fuel Fuel dock in the Puerto La Restinga
Bottled gas ?
Chandlers In the boatuard
Repairs In the boatuard
Internet ?
Mobile connectivity WiFi in the port office
Vehicle rentals ?


Market ashore.

Eating out

  • Restaurante El Refugio


See El Hierro.


List places of interest, tours, etc.


Contact details of "Cruiser's Friends" that can be contacted for local information or assistance.


List links to discussion threads on partnering forums. (see link for requirements)



See Canary Islands.


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