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Puerto de Almerimar, El Ejido, Almeria, Andalucia

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General - Almerimar Marina is located at El Ejido, on the Mediterranean coast of Andalucia in southern Spain. The facility offers berths, boatyard and a storage operation. This is a very large marina with the capacity for over 1,000 boats. Prices are relatively low compared to others in the area. Many boats winter here with some returning year after year. The social scene in just great - boules on the beach, pool nights, bridge, poker, ladies coffee morning, a general get together in a bar doing drinks at half price, the list is endless.

Open - All year round

Hours - Marina 24/7 0ffice - Not known.

Formalities - Present Registration, Insurance and Passports to the marina office upon arrival.

Contact ;
Tel -
Fax -
VHF Ch - 09
Call sign -

Position - 36º 42' N 2º 47' W.

Charts, Pilots & Cruising Guides - See the following link for Andalucia Charts

Depths at MLW - 3m.

Protection/Shelter - Excellent shelter from everything but strong SW winds when some swell can build up towards the entrance of the harbour.

Approach and Entrance -

From the West - The coast beyond Adra is both flat and low. Several blocks of flats around the marina can be seen from a good way off.
From the East - The lighthouse on Punta de Sabinal is conspicuous. Several blocks of flats around the marina can be seen from a good way off
Entrance - Approach the western end of the outer breakwater leaving 30 metre berth, round it and follow the channel marked by two lines of yellow bouys. Go alongside the fuel quay, on the left and ask for a berth at the control tower.

Berths & Moorings - Reservations are not required.

Maximum length - 60m.

Water - On the pontoons.

Electric - On the pontoons.

Fuel - Diesel & Petrol.

Pump Out
- On the fuel dock

Weather forecast
- The Marina print weather bulletins every day

Security - CCTV all over the marina. All the pontoons are open.

Internet Access - Via Sonimar. 40€ per month (January 2012)

Other Marina Facilities, Services & Supplies - Toilets. Showers. Waste disposal. Used oil disposal.

Boatyard Facilities & Services - Large boatyard with most repair facilities available. Almerimar Marine Services have been running the yard since 2010. Travelifts are 60t and 100t. Max beam for lifting is 6.3m. Larger catamarans require a mobile crane. Owners can live aboard in the yard and do their own work on deck and within the yacht. Anything below deck level is handled by the yard. Owners may not sub-contact work and must use Almerimar Marine Services for work they choose not to do themselves

Shopping and Provisions - 1 supermarket and several smaller food shops within the marina. 3 launderettes within the complex. Large commercial centre and good shopping in El Ejido a 15 minute bus ride away.

Bank or ATM - Several within the marina complex.

Chandlers or Ships' Store - 3 within the marina.
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Fishing Tackle - Not Known

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Butane/Camping Gaz/Propane - All the chandlers sell camping gas and in some cases foreign bottels can also be filled. Bottled gas delivered to the marina on Fridays.

Ice - Within the marina complex.

Restaurants & Eating Out - Numerous bars and restaurants within the marina and on the beaches either side of the marina. Most bars provide a free tapa with a drink. The Menu del Dia at the Cafe Espignon on the eastern beach is good value for money.

Transport -
Bikes -
Local Bus Service - to El Ejido
Intercity Bus Service - From El Ejido to Almeria, Malaga, Grenada
Taxis -
Car Rental - Great Deals Here!!!
Train Service -
Airport(s) - Almeria. Malaga
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Local Area -
Sporting & Recreational Facilities - The beaches are a hot spot for kite surfers.

Sightseeing - This part of the coast is covered with plastic greenhouses, it has to be seen to be appreciated both for the vast number of acres under cover and it's ugliness. Almeria is only 30 minutes away by road and the Alcazaba, a Moorish castle is well worth a visit. The city of Granada and the famous Alhambra can be seen in a days trip. As can the Alpujarras valley, with it's charming villages, towered over by the magnificent Sierra Nevada. The Parque Natural at Cabo de Gata has some stunning scenery.

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Other - Sandy beaches on either side of the marina.

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