Tabarca Island — located 11 miles south of Alicante is a guitar-shaped island with a total area of 30 hectares. The Island of Tabarca has a curious history and has a firm place in ancient Greek history. It was once a refuge for Berber pirates and in 1760, King Carlos III ordered a fortress to be built here. It is possible to take a boat ride from Alicante to the island.
The excursion firm “Cruceros Kontiki” conducts boat trips between Alicante and Tabarca (€19 per person). See its website for details: https://cruceroskontiki.com