El Puerto de La Estaca is the main port of the island of El Hierro ( Canary Islands ), Spain . Is the gateway to the island by sea, the only port of it where passenger ships dock. It is located in the town of Valverde . Despite operate as passenger port, this was originally a fishing shelter small size. Next to the harbor is the Varadero beach.
Unlike the other islands, the capital of El Hierro , Valverde , there is at sea level, so the port of La Estaca is a seaside neighborhood that is more than 7 kilometers from the city center. Around the harbor a small population center that in 1991 had 140 inhabitants and in 2007 with 125 inhabitants was generated.