In this post we will tell you about the best things to do in Puerto Colón, probably the most important port in the south of Tenerife. It is located in Playa de las Américas, one of the busiest areas of the island.
To give you an idea of what to do in Puerto Colón on your holiday, take a look at this summary:
- See whales and dolphins in their natural habitat in Tenerife South.
- Go FlyBoarding and other water sports
- Book private boat trips
- Visit theme parks in Tenerife South
Top rated things to do in Puerto Colon by tourists
The location of Puerto Colon is very good as it is quite close to Los Cristianos, Las Americas and Costa Adeje. It is only 16 kilometres from Reina Sofia airport.
At Bananapalmbay.com we offer different sailing yachts, catamarans and boats for rent in Tenerife. The boat charter in Puerto Colon includes snacks, food and drinks.
Here is a detailed list of activities in Puerto Colon to spend the best holidays. If you have any questions, we invite you to write to us and we will be happy to help you.
Whale and Dolphin Watching
Whale and dolphin watching is one of the things to do in Puerto Colon that cannot be missing in your planning.
Most of the boats depart from Puerto Colón for whale watching boat trips in Tenerife. The 3 hour tour includes whale watching in Tenerife in their natural habitat. This is plenty of time to take photos and videos of these amazing animals.
Enjoy the passing of bottlenose dolphins, pilot whales, sperm whales and orcas. Depending on the season you can see different marine species. If we are lucky, we can see a great variety of cetaceans.
Private Fishing Excursion in Puerto Colón
If you want to go fishing in Tenerife, you will find excellent fishing boats on our website.
At Bananapalmbay.com we have private boats for fishing in Puerto Colon. You will find modern fishing equipment with which you can catch the best fish. The trips are 4 hours long with an expert captain who will take you to the areas with the most fish. Happy Hooker is a fishing boat available in Puerto Colon with perfect features for a great day of fishing.
Sailing Yacht Charter in Puerto Colon
There are many things to do in Port Columbus and specifically on the water. Pleasure boating is a fantastic alternative for those who want to relax and forget about the responsibilities of everyday life.
Discover the marine life and be amazed by the beauty of the Tenerife coastline. The captain takes care of the trip, so you don’t have to worry about anything. Invite your partner, family or friends to spend a different day under the radiant sun that illuminates Tenerife.
Our sailing trips in Puerto Colon include food and drinks. We invite you to contact us via WhatsApp or contact form for more information.
- Small sailboat charter in Tenerife South
- Sailing Yacht Charter in Tenerife with Kosamui
- Big Sailing Boat Charter in Tenerife South
Catamaran charter in Puerto Colon
We have different options for Catamaran rentals in Puerto Colon. Each boat has plenty of space and comfortable facilities. Depending on the size of the group, you can choose between a catamaran for 12 people or for larger groups. If you have any questions, we will be happy to help you via WhatsApp.
Choose between the 3 hour trip to go dolphin or whale watching or the 4 hour trip to anchor in Masca Bay. There you can take a refreshing swim and snorkel. We show you three options for catamaran rental in Puerto Colon, with which you will enjoy the sea with pleasure.
- Catamaran rental in Tenerife South for up to 11 persons
- Private catamaran rental in Tenerife
- Catamaran charter in Tenerife for groups
Private speedboat charter
We offer private speedboat charter for you to enjoy an exclusive service on the sea. Rent a speedboat for your holidays in Puerto Colon. Come on board with your family or friends.
Enjoy the speed and the fresh wind in your face. Don’t forget to bring your camera to take pictures of the orcas and dolphins that are often seen during the ride. Among the most popular activities in Puerto Colon, speedboat rentals are an option for those looking for speed and adrenaline.
The boat is equipped with snorkelling equipment to dive into the seabed and discover its beauties. Drinks and snacks are also included. Here are three of our best speedboats:
- Speedboat in Tenerife South Opera 33
- Speedboat in Tenerife South Puerto Colon
- Luxury Motorboat in Tenerife
Private Luxury Yacht Charter
For those looking for things to do in Puerto Colon in privacy we suggest private luxury yachts.
With our luxury yachts, you will have the best rides on a top quality boat. We have professional captains with great experience in boat driving.
Celebrate events and special occasions with your partner or friends. The luxury yachts are perfect for taking your business partners to share some time at sea and talk business. Enjoy the luxury and comfort of our yachts in Puerto Colon.
- Luxury Yacht Charter in Tenerife Astondoa 40
- Luxury yacht charter in Tenerife on flybridge
Skippered yachts in Puerto Colon
You will have the best sailing experience with a professional with years of experience and full knowledge of the ocean. Rent a boat with skipper to enjoy a pleasant and carefree ride. No boat licence is required.
The boat will always be safe thanks to our trained professionals. Take advantage of all the time on board to have fun, sunbathe and share with your loved ones.
The captain knows the best spots in the bay to anchor. He will also take you to the most incredible places in the area.
Yacht charters without skipper
We have boats without skipper for those who have experience in boat driving.
Please contact us to find out about the options for boat hire without a licence.
We also offer bareboat charters with a licence required. In this case you must present a valid boat licence and if you don’t have one, you must apply for it.
We have small and easy to drive boats. Hire a small boat for groups of 4 people and drive it yourself. If you are looking for things to do in Puerto Colon to show off with your friends, this is the best option. Be the captain for a day, drive the boat and feel like a sailor.
Celebrate the best moments in the company of your loved ones on board a boat. With our boats you can celebrate special events and surprise your loved ones. Imagine the joy of being surrounded by the crystal clear waters of the Atlantic. Everything is better at sea.
We invite you to celebrate:
- Stag and hen parties
- Declaration of love
- Wedding anniversaries
- Graduation parties
- Corporate meetings
- Romantic surprises
- And much more
In Puerto Colon you will find a great selection of water sports: Banana Boat, parascending, jet skiing, among others.
In the following list we show you the activities in Puerto Colon and nearby places.
- Banana Boat: this is one of the activities in Puerto Colón where you can enjoy a fun time with your friends. The Banana Boat is a very fun activity on the water. You have to try hard not to fall into the water while the banana boat is moving at high speed.
- Kayaking: this is a fascinating activity that will leave you hooked. Have a great time with your friends and family. Enjoy a fun day while you exercise your body and get in touch with nature.
- Jet skis: live a summer experience in Puerto Colón. Jet skis are becoming more and more popular. They awaken unique sensations combined with adrenaline. They are easy to handle and allow you to explore the ocean with freedom. Be sure to include them in your plan of activities in Tenerife South.
- Parascending: this is one of the activities in Puerto Colón that continues to grow. You will be accompanied by professional Tenerife experts. You soar like a bird above the boat and get magnificent views of the island.
- Diving: explore the seabed at the best dive sites in the south of Tenerife. Share with the marine fauna of the region. Find sunken ships and explore their interiors. The temperature is constant all year round with crystal clear and luminous waters.
- Paragliding: Paragliding in Tenerife offers extreme thrills. Fly over the peaks, volcanoes and coasts of the island. Tenerife’s expert pilots will guide you for a smooth and safe trip.
Visit Tenerife’s theme parks
A visit to the theme parks of Tenerife South is another of the things to do in Puerto Colón that you can’t miss.
We will tell you about the three most important theme parks in the south of Tenerife to enjoy with your family. We invite you to take the kids with you to experience great emotions and lots of fun.
Monkey Park is just 10 minutes from Playa de Las Americas. It is a charming zoo that houses various animal species. Its purpose is the preservation of some endangered primates. Here you won’t see animal shows, you’ll only find animals living peacefully in their natural habitat.
Jungle Park is a large jungle with more than 500 animals. It is located very close to the beach of Los Cristianos and functions as a zoo and botanical garden. Inside the park there is an authentic jungle atmosphere. Walk along the trails and enjoy the beautiful natural scenery. The main attraction is the birds of prey show that flies overhead. Take the kids to watch the tigers, caimans, monkeys, lions and many more.
Another of Tenerife’s most popular parks is Siam Park, considered one of the best theme parks in the world. It is located in Costa Adeje so you should not miss it during your holiday in Tenerife South. It is a great water park, built with the intention of arousing intense emotions in its visitors. Enjoy a great day out with your family and friends. Every attraction is fantastic and very popular all year round.
The marina of Puerto Colon
Puerto Colon is a modern marina with all the necessary services. It can accommodate more than 350 boats at anchor and more than 250 berths for small boats.
You will find accommodation for yachtsmen and visitors. Nearby there are very good hotels with excellent services. Comfortable rooms, good food, friendly staff and access to the promenade. Stop thinking about it and come and enjoy a few wonderful days in Puerto Colón.
Enjoy the promenade, a relaxing place to stroll along if you are on holiday in Costa Adeje. Walk along the promenade and see all it has to offer. Listen to the sound of the waves and feel the rich smell of the sea.
You can also enjoy beautiful beaches with all amenities, water sports and many options to enjoy the sea. Thanks to the protective sea walls, the waves are calm. The beaches are safe for the whole family.
Start planning your holiday in the south of Tenerife and enjoy all the things to do in Puerto Colon. On our website we offer boat trips on the Atlantic Ocean for your holidays in Puerto Colon. Write to us on WhatsApp or fill in the contact form to clarify any doubts you may have. We will help you to choose the boat that suits you best. Trust us, we have a lot of experience with boat rentals in Tenerife and we know exactly what our customers need.