Kiteboarding Travel Guide: Tarifa Spain
Is there anything quite like the feeling of cresting a hill and catching a glimpse of kites in the air as you approach a kite spot for the first time? That first thought… “It’s windy!!!” and the building excitement as you get closer and closer to the kite beach? This is a kite spot most of us have heard of and one many of us dream of one day riding… it’s the kiteboarding mecha of Europe: Tarifa, Spain.
For those of us who have only experienced kite spots in North America or the Caribbean, this is a completely new world. Tarifa has a rich and colourful history that will enchant both kiteboarders and non-kiteboarders. This city got its name nearly a thousand years before America was even settled… and it’s been a wild ride ever since! In modern day, it’s ripping winds make this spot a wind lovers dream.
We’ll fill you in on all the details on kitesurfing in Tarifa followed by some travel tips with everything you need to know before you go!