Known as the wind capital of Europe, Tarifa benefits from daily windy conditions, from 2 main directions: East and West. Weather you get West wind or East wind, in Tarifa you are sure to enjoy your kitesurfing lessons and have an excellent kitesurfing holiday.
In the winter, you can enjoy warm temperatures between 12 and 20 degrees and in the summer temperatures rise till 30 or 35 degrees. It is mostly sunny all year long.
With natural parks, Tarifa is a nature reserve, with a huge dune at the end of the bay.
Nightlife is part of the Tarifa experience, with numerous restaurants, bars and night clubs.
Tarifa is located at only 14 kilometers from Morocco, on the strait of Gibraltar, in Andalucia, in the south of Spain.
How to come to Tarifa?
⇒ By plane:
There are several airports nearby Tarifa:
– Málaga: 1 hour and a half drive to Tarifa
– Sevilla: 2 hours drive to Tarifa
– Jerez de la Frontera: 1 hour and a half drive to Tarifa
– Gibraltar: 35 minutes drive to Tarifa
To come from the airport to Tarifa, you can rent a car and then enjoy the car rental to drive around the bay and to visit the area, or you can simply come by bus to Tarifa.
There are several bus lines from all these airports to Tarifa.
We can organize the car rental for you at the airport of Malaga, just contact us to get a quote.
To drive from the airport to Tarifa, access by road is very easy and directions are well presented.
From Malaga airport, go on the highway in the direction Algeciras-Cadiz. Once you arrive in Algeciras, that is located at only 20 minutes from Tarifa, then just follow the direction Tarifa-Cadiz.
From Sevilla or Jerez de la Frontera, drive on the higway in the direction Cadiz. Quickly before Cadiz, follow signs for highway A48 that goes in the direction Algeciras. The highway then continues to Vejer de la Frontera, and then you will have to drive in the direction Tarifa-Algeciras.
Other activites to do after your kitesurfing lesson in Tarifa :
There are plenty of things to do during your kitesurfing holiday in Tarifa.
Before or after the kitesurfing lessons, you can practice other sports like swimming, stand up paddle surfing, windsurfing, surfing, wakeboarding, diving, horse riding, quad riding, climbing, mountain biking, trekking…etc
For the ones who feel more like partying, Tarifa offers a great nightlife, with lots of restaurants, bars and night clubs in the old town. Typical Spanish atmosphere and legendary parties guaranteed !
Regarding cultural activities, if you are interested in Andalusian architecture, we can recommend you to visit the city of Cadiz or some villages located in the surroundings of Tarifa, such as Facinas, Vejer de la Frontera. If you wish to discover the Spanish lifestyle and local traditions, it is best to come during the Feria Week (first week of September) or during the Easter Week, called the “Semana Santa” in Spanish.
Another interesting activity to do in Tarifa is to go on a dolphins and whales watching boat-trip on the strait of Gibraltar.
Or you can visit the Gibraltar Territory or Tanger in Morocco.