Voor de meeste kiters hier zal Tarifa geen onbekende spot zijn, wel leuk om er eens met een Amerikaanse blik naar te kijken.
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!