The town of Santa Pola is
The Island of Tabarca sits off the point and is a popular day trip location. It is alleged that Saint Paul the apostle, landed on Tabarca which is why the town bears his name “Santa Pola”.
The town was founded by the Romans as “Portus Illicitanus”
The Southern end of Santa Pola is very popular for Kite surfing.
Santa Pola Castle
To the North is the city of Alicante and to the South the town of Guardamar de Segua.
Salt Lakes – populated by flocks of flamingoes.
To the north of Santa Pola is the popular urban area of Gran Alacant. is a
Townhall website www.santapola.es
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