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The Yacht Port, also known as the Old Port of Colonia, is located on the Río de la Plata river. It offers docks and swinging moorings for berthing boats.

Most of the regattas that take place on the river arrive at this port.

Geographical location:
Latitude: 34
° 28.5S
Longitude: 57
° 50.6W

Operating conditions:
Mooring capacity: 100

Dock: 45
Swinging: 55

See Yacht Port information brochure

Colonia is a historic city founded by the Portuguese in 1680. Today it retains its architectural beauty and period spirit intact. The magic of walking through the cobblestone streets, colorful with flowers and adorned with lanterns, of its historic center, the “Barrio Sur”, a World Heritage Site since 1995, is incomparable.

Tourist attractions:

  • Historic District: Portón de Campo, Calle de los Suspiros street, Plaza Mayor square, museums, Regional Archive, ruins of the San Francisco Convent, lighthouse, Santísimo Sacramento Basilica, archaeological rescue of the Governor's House, Bastión del Carmen Cultural Center, old wooden dock of the Old Port from 1866.
  • Coastal Promenade.
  • Craft fair of the city, Gadec and ArteCo.
  • Real de San Carlos: Nicolás Mihanovich tourist complex: Plaza de Toros, San Benito Church, Paleontological Museum.
  • Tourist Information Center: Av. General Flores y Rivera, Telephone: (+598) 4522 6141/ 23700
  • Information on the Historic District: Manuel Lobo s/n, Telephone: (+598) 4522 8506,

Services provided by the ANP:

  • Moorings.
  • Single-phase electrical power (220V/50HZ.)M; Basic elements for connection: cable under polarized rubber and industrial plug 2P+T 220V 6H or 32 A or industrial plug 3P+T 380V 6H 63ª.
  • Drinking water (If you wish to have access to this service, you must have a hose with a jet cutter).
  • Toilets/Showers (Open 24 hs.).
  • Ramp.

Services provided by private parties:

  • Mechanical assistance.
  • General supplies.
  • Fuel supply.
  • Surveillance (night).

Important telephone numbers

  • National Naval Prefecture: Telefax (+598) 4522 2037 - Emergency (+598) 4522 2020 - VHF channel 16.
  • A.D.E.S. Asociación de Salvamentos Marítimos - VHF channel 16 - Cell: (+598) 094 413 216.
  • Club Yachting y Pesca (+598) 4522 6154
  • Cruz del Sur - Telephone: (+598) 4522 4254
  • Club Colonia Rowing (+598) 4522 2039

Administration office hours:

Monday to Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Saturday from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM and Sunday from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM.


Yacht Port of Colonia

Address: Santa Rita 17 - 70000 Colonia Del Sacramento, Departamento de Colonia

Telephone: +598 4522 8715 - VHF channel 19 - Telefax: +598 4522 4225
Last updated: 04/17/2024