Tabarka's history is a colorful mosaic of Phoenician, Roman, Arabic and Turkish civilizations. The town is dominated by an offshore rock on which is built a Genoese castle. Nationalist leader Habib Bourguiba, later to become president of post-independence Tunisia, was exiled here by the French colonial authorities in 1952.
A Pine and mimosa covered mountain gentle slopes to the sea where bays of fine sand are interspersed with rock "needles", sculpted by the sea.
Since antiquity Tabarka has been famous for its coral fishing and the Jazz festival.
The Tabarka Golf Course is one of the few courses in the world, between sea and forest. Located in an area 118 ha of forest,
this golf course has 6400 meters in length. A beautiful 18-hole par 72.
Course designer Ronald Fream.