Tarifa travel special! All you need to know about kitesurfing in Tarifa

Tarifa is the Kitesurfing mecca of the European mainland. Tarifa is one of the windiest places in this part of the world, and extremely beautiful. It has became the home for several kitesurfers during the spring months, a lot of pro’s and teamriders gather here for practicing during March to June. Do not be too surprised if the kite that you land is world champion Alex pastors or Liam Whaleys, two of the pro’s that have Tarifa as their home spot. Kitesurfing in Tarifa can be absolutely gorgeous, or insanely gusty, but two things are sure, you will have a good time, and you will learn stuff.

Kitesurfing in Tarifa – Special page by Kitesurfersblog

I am staying in Tarifa for two months, and during this time this page is updated with more and more stuff that is good to know for everyone wanting to go kitesurfing in Tarifa.

Europa RoadTrip – Driving from Helsinki to Tarifa

Roadtrip Europa - Helsinki to Tarifa

Kitesurfing spots in Tarifa

Tarifa kitebeach. view from the sand dunes
Tarifa kitebeach. view from the sand dunes

Read about the kitesurfing spots in Tarifa here, and watch the video!

Hotels in Tarifa

hotels in tarifa old town
Find a good hotel in Tarifa that suits kitesurfers!

Read our tips and tricks for finding a Hotel at the perfect location in Tarifa here!

Surfing in Tarifa

Surfing in tarifa - Waves
Regular surfing is also possible in Tarifa when the swell is coming from right direction

ToDo in Tarifa

Todo in tarifa
What else than Kitesurfing can you do in Tarifa?

Longboarding in Tarifa

Longboarding in tarifa
Longboarding in Tarifa

Tarifa Old Town

unlimited internet Spain
Need to work in Tarifa? Get a Mifi (portable wifi router) and a local sim card. Usually car rental and phone stores provide this

Mountainbike in Tarifa

mountainbike Tarifa
Mountainbike in Tarifa

Old post: Book a perfect trip to the wind – Tarifa Kitesurfing.

  • Tarifa Infobox
  • Tarifa is the southernmost point of the European mainland.
  • Tarifa is the place where the Atlantic ocean and Mediterranean sea meets. There is actually a pier where you have one ocean to the left and one to the right.
  • Tarifa is one of the world’s most famous places for water- and wind sports.
  • Tarifa is situated between Gibraltar (UK) and Cadiz (The place where Columbus took off from, also the oldest city on the European mainland that have been habituated constantly)
  • Tarifa is actually more southern than two African capitals, Tunis and Algiers.
  • You see to Morocco from Tarifa. You can also take a ferry over to Tangier on the Moroccan side of the strait from Tarifa.
  • Tarifa has 17 000 inhabitants, but a lot more in the summer, since it is a popular place to spend the vacation at for Spanish people.
  • The main airports to use for traveling to Tarifa is Malaga (140 km away), Gibraltar (50 km away) and Sevilla (200 km away). Most people fly to Malaga and rent a car there.

2 thoughts on “Tarifa travel special! All you need to know about kitesurfing in Tarifa

  1. Hey Jonathan, drop us a line next time you’re in Tarifa and we can say hello over a mojito 😀

  2. Very good blog! Loads of useful information about kiting in Tarifa. If you would like to stay up to date on what´s going on in Tarifa or have some questions, I am sure local knowledge can be priceless! Join our Facebook group GONE KITING TARIFA – https://www.facebook.com/groups/1564744733789296/ . http://www.gonekitingtarifa.com
    Happy kiting!

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