If you are enjoying your holidays in Alicante and you are looking to live a unique experience, a boat trip to Tabarca is a great idea. The island of Tabarca offers many possibilities in terms of gastronomy, activities and natural and historical places.
By renting a boat, you can organize a fun excursion to the island, with total freedom of schedules and without depending on transport companies to go and return to the island, or disembark. Boat trips to the Island of Tabarca are a must if you enjoy your holidays on the Costa Blanca.
Still don’tknow the island of Tabarca?
The island of Tabarca is located just 8 kilometers from the coast of Santa Pola. Therefore, one of the most common routes is from the port of Alicante, 22 kilometers from the island.
Renting a boat to visit Tabarca is one of the best options to enjoy the sea with total freedom and, at the same time, discover all the riches of the only inhabited island in the Valencian Community. It is a unique opportunity to take a boat ride, sunbathe, discover exclusive corners and enjoy the sea breeze.
In addition, when renting a boat in Alicante, you can enjoy not only the island of Tabarca, but also the small islets that surround it (La Cantera, La Galera and La Nao), where you will discover its coves with crystal clear waters. A visit to the archipelago will guarantee a different day full of activities.
Tabarca is an ideal destination for groups of friends and families with children. It has perfect waters for snorkeling. In addition to its incredible marine flora and fauna.
Its natural conditions make it ideal for practicing water sports. Its beaches, coves and cliffs stand out, but if you feel like walking, you will find beautiful porticoes and emblematic buildings.
Strolling through the urban center of Tabarca will allow you to know the historical heritage of the town, much visited by pirates in the past. There is a museum on the island and numerous old buildings, such as the Torre de San José or the Casa del Gobernador. Part of the town’s architecture was declared a Historic-Artistic Heritage in 1964.
Finally, for a full and different day in Tabarca, in addition to enjoying the sea from the sailboat and the island’s natural and historical reserve, we cannot forget its interesting traditional gastronomy. You can taste the traditional Tabarca cauldron in one of the restaurants on the beach or in the town center, as well as Alicante rice dishes and fried fish.