Isla de Tabarca, Santa Pola

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An island populated by low houses, Isla de Tabarca was declared a marine reserve in 1986. Boats leaving Alicante, Santa Pola, and Torrevieja transport tourists to the island throughout the year, making more frequent trips during the summer months. The seafood restaurants in the fishing village draw visitors to their fresh fish delicacies. The tallest buildings on the islet are the church and the lighthouse, both worth a visit during your stay on the 1,750 m (5,741 ft) strip of land. Bring your binoculars for bird-watching and your camera to preserve peaceful panoramic views over the water. Plan to visit Isla de Tabarca during your Santa Pola vacation using our convenient Santa Pola day trip planning website .
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  • It is a pleasant excursion when you visit Santa Pola. It is preferable to go outside the avalanche of July and August because there are too many people and is very hot. The best thing is the boat ride (or if you have own boat)... The worst Dunks of the bars...
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  • at the end of March with 22 degrees, the island walk around is fine to do few tourists very attractive Island, very good food
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  • We did a day trip from Mazarron in the Murcia Region to Tabarca. It was the perfect day out. We went off peak. It was still fairly busy but we were able to walk into a restaurant and get a table strai...  more »
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  • Great place for snorkeling. Beautiful island with interesting buildings. As if the time stood somewhere about a hundred years ago.
  • Great marine reserve. Best place for snorkelling in the area. It has a small defense wall and a church. The island has plenty of restaurants to cater different folks. Fish is the norm.
  • Beautiful spot with lovely clear water. Popular so can be busy, worth a visit, we moored just off the beach which was sheltered.
  • Lovely island! Not much to do if you don't enjoy walking as the beach is small. Many historical building to walk around and beautiful views. The boat trips are great and come every hour which is convenient!
  • Wonderful island. Marine nature reserve. Great for snorkelling. Once was a pirate stronghold. Any treasure maybe? Great restaurants. Getting there by ferry is a lovely trip. Perfect family excursion.

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