The coast of Alicante has a large number of small islands. Many of them are uninhabited and are also often protected. Among those islands we can find the Descubridor, Portixol or Penyes D’Arabi, although if we must talk about one, the most important is that of Tabarca.
Tabarca, a great destination to start 2019
The island of Tabarca has a very touristy character, something that thousands of people who visit this island know every year. It is one of the most interesting places to visit in the province of Alicante. Although it is a corner visited in summer, the weather that has this latitude makes it possible to visit at any time of the year.
We can reach this island from different places, although the most normal thing is to do it from the town of Santa Pola, which is about 8 kilometers away. It takes about 20 minutes to get to the island, which allows you to make the most of the day in this destination.
The season of visits begins in Holy Week although the summer is the season in which more visitors receive the island of Tabarca. Any time is ideal to know this destination. If what you want is to walk quietly without encountering many tourists, you can do it quietly in low season.
It is a destination to visit with the whole family, the couple or with friends. It is a very quiet place, great to disconnect from the day to day of people who are accustomed to living in the haste and chaos of large cities.
Although you can find different accommodation options in Santa Pola or nearby towns, in Tabarca you can find some accommodations, although there are not too many.
The best thing about this island is to get lost, forget the map and enjoy everything it can offer. Although it does not have a large extension, you will be surprised by its nature, the hospitality of its people, its gastronomy and how easy it is to spend a great day in this destination.