- Port turnover grows by 5.14%, compared to the same period last year
Summer balance in Marina del Este Marina is positive. The 227 beset of Marina del Este have recorded an occupation that grazes the absolute full. Specifically, in the third quarter of the year, the port has had an average occupation of the 93,48%. This implies an increase of almost a 2%, compared to the same season in 2018, estimates made by the Mediterranean Marine Group, company that manages the concession of this port precinct.
To this data of occupation we must add the increase in the turnover that has been registered in the port, 5.14% more than in the same period of the previous financial year, according to the analysis of Mediterranean Navies.
Regarding the nationality of the occupants in summer, most users have been Spanish, representing 84.19% of the total. It is worth noting the strong entry of occupants from Malta, who rank second with 4.09%. Finally, we find the English, representing 3.36% of the total and Germans, 1.71%.
The type of vessel that has had the greatest occupancy in the port precinct has been the sailboats, of 15 metres in slain, that has been from the 100%. This season is worth highlighting an increase in occupancy in motor boats of 6'5 meters in its range.
One of the main attractions of this port is its privileged enclave, between the sea and the mountain. At the Punta de la Mona, at La Herradura, Almuñecar (Grenade), the docks are among the rocky whims of nature. Specifically the Maro-Cerro Gordo area has been declared a Specially Protected Area by UNESCO. Like this, visitors can simultaneously enjoy the tranquility and beauty of its facilities. An exclusive port where you can spend a few days of peace.
For Manuel Raigon, managing director of Marina del Este, the enclave where Marina del Este is located is a claim for visitors, "an exclusive area, quiet and not overamassed". In addition, by its characteristics this area allows "to carry out nautical-sports activities, who are a further attraction to spend the holiday period", Raigón says.
Precisely, another important aspect that emerges from the balance carried out is that the facilities are frequented by numerous people who arrive for activities such as diving, paddle boarding or kayaking. Given their situation, the area has a large number of coves and cliffs through which to enjoy these sports, precisely the cliffs of Maro-Cerro Gordo. La Herradura Beach, for his part, stands out for the quality of its seabed, being a privilege for divers and divers.