Welcome to Tarifa, the wind capital!
Tarifa is the watersports spot of Europe and one of the most impressive kiteboarding destination in the world.
Located at the most southern point off Spain, Tarifa offers one off the best conditions to enjoy an unforgettable vacation and to improve quickly your kiteboarding skills.
Tarifa has, sun, bleue water, constant winds and several-square-kilometers of sandy beaches; the perfect combination for new kite-surfers of all skill levels.
Our spot has a high reliability for good kiteboarding conditions with over 330 days of wind per year.
Its due to a Venturi effect: our winds are squeezed between two land masses of Northern Africa mountains and South Spain mountains.
As at this point, the Spanish land is separated from Africa by 13 kilometers the wide strait off Gibraltar.
Tarifa offers spots for all kind of levels and wind speeds
You can learn to kite either in flat water or ride waves with Levante or Poniente wind.
- We are Teaching kiteboarding in Tarifa since 2005
- In: English, Spanish, German, Dutch,
- Learn in a safe way, insurance included
- Qualified IKO and VDWS instructors
- Sea Angels, Private rescue boat service
Tarifa has four different wind directions called Poniente, Levante, South wind, and North wind.
Poniente is the wind blowing from the Atlantic Ocean, from the west, which creates a study wind and nice waves.
Levante is warmer and stronger wind coming from the east, from the Mediterranean Sea, provides flat water conditions on the shore.
So everyone can find suitable conditions for his skill level and preferences.
Beginning of 2005, ‘Kiteboarding Tarifa kite school’ opened in Tarifa.
Our kite surf students benefit from our beginner courses with professional instructors,
Learn how to kitesurf or improve your knowledge, Kiteboarding Tarifa kite school is open all year and provide a selection of more then 80 kites, kite-boards, surfboards and SUP´s.
On our kite zone, we also have a beach bar right on the spot, a superbly trained team of instructors, 3 rescue boats, a compressor for inflating your kites.
We are looking forward to have exciting sessions with you.
What makes Tarifa special is the mix of good winds, kilometers of perfect white sandy beaches.
The town it self has a nice surfing vibe. At night, Tarifa sparkles with bars, nightclubs and tapas bars.
Our school Kite zone is without off obstacles.
We kitesurf all year and teach all levels.
Our school works with 3 rescue boats to covert your safety during you kite lessons.
This little movie shows you how beautiful Tarifa is :
Its easy to come to Tarifa by plane, Gibraltar is only at 45 min, Jerez de la frontera 1h or Malaga international airport 2h on high way, Car rentals are very cheap in Malaga Airport.