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Beautiful Island

Lovely boat trip from alicante to this small pirate island. It's nice to start your walk towards... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Oss, The Netherlands
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Lovely boat trip from Benidorm

This is a small island chain. It is sparsely populated but there are some nice restaurants and... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Tracy E
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although it wasn't the tourist season when we came to Tabarca we still really enjoyed the beautiful views of the coast. I also was particularly happy to see many cats living there, although they didn't seem to trust people. I hope to go there again.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely boat trip from alicante to this small pirate island. It's nice to start your walk towards the lighthouse and then walk towards the other side of the island and find a nice place to eat. There's a nice playground near the restaurants too. Beautiful...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

such a nice island, la isla tabarca, its a small island, with wild nature and just a little inhabbitants.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Betty d
Reviewed 6 November 2018

My husband and I visited the Isla de Tabarca last week whilst in Alicante. Probably not the best time of year to visit, as the weather was quite poor; however from what I saw I am not sure it would be better in the summer...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jando1968
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

We took 2 kids under 10 and had a great day. We walked around the cliff tops, spotting the wildlife, then took a stroll through the tiny beautiful village before decamping for the afternoon on the beach. Our eldest thoroughly enjoyed snorkelling. Worth taking the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

This is a small island chain. It is sparsely populated but there are some nice restaurants and cafes. We sat outside a lovely friendly cafe at the rear of the main street. This is the perfect place for a spot of snorkelling with many varieties...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tracy E
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

The Isle was a bit of a let down. Good trails to walk around but no where to sit for those who are elderly or disabled. Paths down to water are loose rocks with no steps or handrails. Many places were benches could be added...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Beth P
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

After years of saying that we must visit Isle de Tabarca, we finally made the journey with friends. We took the boat from Torrevieja as we are in Villa Martin and it was 24€ each!! And parked in the car park which was another 12€...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank sarahdV9754WZ
Reviewed 23 October 2018

We had a wonderful day travelling to the island with my two grandsons, we went on the ferry boat. The weather was very hot and we snorkelled in the warm clear water. We had lunch in a small restaurant .

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sheila U
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Although we very much enjoyed our trip to Tabarka unless snorkelling or dining out I would not recommend more than half a day there. We caught a speedy water taxi which was €10 return, with hindsight we wished we took the glass bottomed boat for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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26 November 2018|
Response from Macadabadoo | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about Benidorm, I would suggest getting to Santa Pool, there is a shuttle boat that does numerous trips in the morning and again in the afternoon which gives flexibility if you wish to return at will, cheaper... More
Kim K
10 October 2018|
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Response from Carrilewstu | Reviewed this property |
There's a bus from Alicante along the coast
16 September 2018|
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Response from Thomas W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is a small public parking at the port next to where the Tabarca boats operate. And another one, larger, at the pier around 2-300 m away. Both at reasonable cost.