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Tabarca Island - Costa Blanca

By Terica Watson Subscribe to RSS | December 28th 2011 | Views:
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Tabarca is an island which is located at a distance of eight kilometers from town of Santa Pola and twenty kilometers from city of Alicante in Costa Blanca. This island is very small and its width is only 380 meters while its length is eighteen hundred meters. This island is very beautiful and there is nature all around in its original form.

If you happen to visit this small island you will be amazed to feel the charm of the Tabarca Island. While visiting the place you will find many signs of its historical background which has many stories of non-ending fights of the residents with the pirates. The island has a nearby village with striking natural beauty and historical backgrounds. The walls of the village are old and built in the 18th century; there is small port as well along with the island. There are attractive places with interesting backgrounds in Tabarca like San Rafael gate, San Gabriel gate and San Miguel gate. You can also visit San Pedro y Pablo Church which has very charming decoration and Governor House which is now converted into a hotel. There is a museum for those who love art with a great collection of small oil paintings done on rock pieces.

Fauna and Flora are the highlights of Tabarca Island in the Mediterranean and this is declared as “Protected Natural Reserves” by the officials. The beach in the island is natural with rocks all around and the water is very clear and transparent. There are all kinds of water sport activities for the tourists as well. The submarine is also available to visit the aquatic life under water. All these facilities and activities make this small island in Alicante a famous place for the tourist to visit in vacations.

Your trip to Valencia is incomplete without exploring the beaches of city. These white and sandy beaches add a lot to the beauty of this lovely city. La Malvarrosa and Las Arena are the famous beaches in city and you will find all the facilities on these beaches. Transportation is very good and clean in Valencia, so you can easily get to these beaches via bus or tram within 15 to 20 minutes.

Tabarca Island is located near Alicante and if you are staying in Alicante then you can easily plan a pleasant day trip to island. Once you will reach the island you will surely love to walk along the beach to enjoy the natural beauty of water and birds all around the island. You can also visit the village for traditional lunch as there are many restaurants with open air place to offer you some great Mediterranean food. You can also extend your trip to stay in the Island and you will easily find accommodation in any of the apartment houses or hotels.

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