Kitesurfing in Tarifa, Spain
KTS (Kite Tarifa School) offer a range of courses to suit all levels of rider experience whether you are a beginner or are looking for an advanced course to help you progress. They provide a rescue boat service in the months of June, July, August and September and provide transport to the beach for those without a vehicle. Instructors are IKO qualified and they run IKO instructor courses. The shop stocks F-One, Best and Wainman and all the accessories you could need and they really provide excellent customer service. They also specialise in Stand up Paddleboarding.
Located along the N340, just outside of Tarifa, their new building is set up just off the main road and right opposite Los Lances beach, right at the start of the kitesurfing zones on your way out of town. You can't miss them! They have eight years of experience in kitesurfing lessons, supervision and rental equipment and all instructors are IKO certified. They tailor the lessons based on the level and needs of the pupil. Kite Progress Kite School Tarifa offers professionalism, commitment, experience and excellent organisation.
HOTSTICK KITE SCHOOL
Hotstick Kite School have two shop fronts in Tarifa, one up near the old town and one on the way out of town in the slick retail cluster near the Mercadona supermarket. The Hotstick kite school has been operating since 2000 and their international team of instructors, using the latest gear, provide easy, safe learning. The shop stocks everything for kiting, windsurfing, surfing, boogie boarding or SUPing, plus clothing and accessories. Tilo is at the helm of the kite school, we hear from him in SHOP SHOWDOWN
Club Mistral Kitesurfing
Club Mistral (formally Skyriders) have centres all over the world. They offer a comprehensive instruction and rental service in many languages.
NOMAD KITEBOARDING SHOP & FACTORY
Simon Harvey has been building top-of-the-line 'Formula 1' style carbon kiteboards since 2001. Pushing the boundaries of technology daily from his busy little custom factory just a couple of blocks back from the beach to the left of the football stadium, there's not much he doesn't know about board technology, or what to do in Tarifa! Drive from the old town along the high street out of town, pass the Repsol garage and Nomad is about 50 up on the left, with handy parking right outside. Get the local lowdown in our SHOP SHOWDOWN interview with Simon
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Wet are not only the importers of North into Spain, they also have a stunning flagship store in Tarifa, stocking all North items of course, but also Nobile, Ion, Fanatic, Hurley and Quiksilver clothing.
DRAGON KITE SCHOOL
Dragon Kite School teach all levels all year, rent out Best kiteboarding gear and sell new and used equipment. A rescue boat service is provided on lessons in the summer and all the necessary equipment is provided. The instructors speak fluent English, are qualified by IKO and VDWS and have years of experience in teaching kitesurf and windsurf. Each course runs along IKO guidelines. Find their main shopfront in the parade of slick shops on the way out of town next to the Mercadona supermarket. They also have a clothing store and can arrange your accommodation.
PEDAL FREAKS TARIFA
MOUNTAIN BIKING: PEDAL FREAKS TARIFAoffer tours from beginners to advanced, and plan every tour according to your level and needs. The area has a vast diversity and inexhaustible supply of mountain bike routes. Big cross country full days, technical single tracks and amazing coastal trails with views of Morocco. They offer half day, 1 and 2 day guided mountain bike routes for all levels. Contact Andy via the website.
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