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. Our Santa Pola trip builder makes visiting Isla de Tabarca and other Santa Pola attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • I went there with my boyfriend, the boat lasts an hour each way and cost 19€ return. The island is a little piece of paradise, we had a great time. Sea is transparent, small fish are swimming around y...  more »
  • We decided to visit the Isla de Tabarca for a change of scenery - four of us took the boat from Torrevejca (23 euros each return, takes about 1 hour, leaves at 11am returns at 5pm). Tabasco is a small...  more »
  • This is a great day out but come prepared with sensible shoe wear as flip flops no good ,loads of good restaurants and some shops but the sea is great for swimming and snorkeling, plus loads of sunbed...  more »

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