Saturday, April 1, 2023

Santa Pola

Santa Pola


Torre Tamariz at Night, in the Salt water Lagoons of Santa Pola.

The town of Santa Pola is situated in the South Costa Blanca area, 20 minutes drive South

Tabarca Island

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”.

Tabarca island is a marine reserve and because of this it’s wonderful for snorkeling. You will see an abundance of fish in crystal clear water.




The has a long history town was founded by the Romans as “Portus Illicitanus”, lieterally port of Elche.

The Southern end of Santa Pola is very popular for Kite surfing.

The municipality

Santa Pola Castle

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To the North of Santa Pola is Arenales del is the city of Alicante and to the South the town of Guardamar de Segura.

Salt Lakes – populated by flocks of flamingoes.


Light House

Santa Pola Property

To the North of the Santa Pola municipal district is the popular urban area of Gran Alacant. Gran Alacant is the main focus of foreign property purchases in the area.

Santa Pola Estate Agents



Autonmous Community: Valencian Community
Province: Alicante
Comarca: Baix Vinalopó
Population: 33,372
Useful links:

Townhall website

Santa Pola Tourism page


Santa Pola Map

Santa Pola Areas

Gran Alacant

Gran Alacant
  Gran Alacant is a popular resort town, located 8 minutes drive South from ALicante International Airport. It comes under the municipality of Santa Pola, which is located another 5 minutes drive south. Clot del Galvany Nature Reserve - (Spanish) Situated next to Gran Alacant is the Clot del Galvany nature reserve,   It's famous for...

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