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Isla de Tabarca

Santa Pola, Spain
+34 689 12 36 23
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Fantastic day out!

Visited for the day as a family of 4 and had a fantastic time. Lovely little place to visit. Great... read more

Reviewed yesterday
PrincessFiona2
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
via mobile
Superb Day Trip

Visited the Island yesterday and had a great day out Free parking Grande Playa 5 min walk from... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Neil B
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Preston, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
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“boat trip” (50 reviews)
“main beach” (20 reviews)
“fish” (55 reviews)
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Santa Pola, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited for the day as a family of 4 and had a fantastic time. Lovely little place to visit. Great place for walkers or swimmers. Plenty of different areas to explore from the main beach to tiny little caves. Many people enjoying the snorkelling and...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited the Island yesterday and had a great day out Free parking Grande Playa 5 min walk from the boat departure jetty Really enjoyed the boat trip, snorkelling, walk around the Island, Spanish style streets The restaurants are not as expensive as folk make out...More

Thank Neil B
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If going through kon tiki ferries book a later boat.. as the earliest off the island is 4:30.. as there is not a lot to do.. 2 hours is more than enough .. crowded.. didn't go to main beach as was crowded and dirty.. off...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful island, stayed here for two nights with my 13 year old daughter. A little expensive but a wonderful experience. Snorkelling is exellent with lots of bays to go to. Very busy during the day but most of the tourists only visit for the day....More

2  Thank Elizabeth R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We thought there where some activity, for us this was like beach a bit far away. But nice to see and try something else. I think I would not go again.

Thank Karen J
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a family of five (2 teens and a toddler ) this is definitely a must see attraction when in Alicante ! We took the glass bottomed boat to Tabarca where the children got to see the fish as we docked . Rented a pedalo...More

Thank MrsMurray84
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a speedy boat from Santa Pola to Isla de Tabarca and returned on a more sedate cruiser so enjoyed two experiences. Whilst on the island we enjoyed a glorious walk around the island, had coffee at a cute little taverna and lunch at...More

1  Thank jayveecee2016
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the boat trip to the island from the marina and thoroughly enjoyed the day. The boat takes approx 80 mins each way, and you get to see 🐬. Great snorkeling experience off the end of the island, plenty of fish but you need...More

Thank Scott M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely island, plenty of places to swim and bathe, it’s mainly shingle beaches. A lot of restaurants which seemed slightly dearer than on the mainland. Regular ferry crossings from Alicante and Santa pola (25mins on way) , some quaint shops in the little village. Free...More

Thank Deano_1007
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quite but busy, water clean and clear warm winds off the med perfect place to relax and go swimming with the plentiful sea life, even take a packed lunch but if you don't it has an abundance of reasonable priced Cafe's beach little Rocky but...More

Thank paul s
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Phil W
6 July 2018|
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Response from HungryTravellerAscot | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are changing rooms and lockers near the beach.
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gwyneth S
21 April 2018|
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Response from David P | Reviewed this property |
We have not travelled form Alicante but there are trips/boats that run from the main marina. Like other responses it is probably more regular from Santa Pola. It is very easy to get to Santa Pola from Alicante along the... More
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Laura S
23 August 2017|
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Response from GDR1959 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Good question. I think they are basically all one company or at any rate all one cartel. They are not hugely expensive. First boat leaves around 9am from Santa Pola. The larger boats (many of them) have glass bottoms and... More
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