If you’re going to learn to kitesurf, then you might as well do it in the best place in Europe. The geographical location on the tip of a headland in southern Spain, with over 300 windy days a year, means conditions are often ideal for the best Tarfia kitesurfing lessons.
IKOAs you might expect, the skies around Tarifa are full of kites, and there are plenty of kitesurfing schools to choose from. But, if you’re going to go to the best destination to learn, you may as well choose the best school too. Here’s our run down of five kite schools that provide some of the very best Tarifa kitesurfing lessons.
Aurelia Herpin Kite School
It doesn’t get much better than being taught by a world champion but that’s exactly what you get with Aurelia Herpin Kite School. The former world speed champion and kitesurfing speed world record holder has been passing on her immense knowledge to eager students for over a decade.
With an emphasis on fun , the best new equipment and even walkie-talkie tuition when you’re out on the water, this is a great place to improve your technique, speed and enjoyment of the sport. Aurelia also speaks four languages fluently (French, German, English and Spanish) and offers private, small group and large group tuition, making it one of the most flexible kite schools with the best Tarifa kitesurfing lessons.
Get in touch at www.kitesurfingschooltarifa.com or by calling (0034) 670 52 79 02 or (0034) 956 68 53 64.
Teaching people to ride since 1998, Tarifa Max is one of the oldest schools in town. They offer year-round tailor-made kitesurfing packages to suit any budget and groups of any size. Tarifa Max Kitesurfing, is a hands-on owner run school, that has an experienced and dedicated team of instructors ready to teach you the best techniques to ensure you learn to kitesurf quickly, safely and with a lot of fun.
All the instructors on the team are IKO qualified and passionate about what they do aiming to provide the best Tarifa kitesurfing lessons. They come into the water to help as much as possible at the waterstart stage, in order to get you up on the board riding those first metres. Also included in the course is the use of the rescue boat.
The kite school is based in the Mala Mujer Living Shop the on the main street of Tarifa, Calle Batalla del Salado, in front of the bus station and the Repsol petrol station. But also in the STOP Shop just 20 metres away, also on Calle Batalla del Salado, No. 84, in front of the Repsol petrol station.
With Tarifa Max Kitesurfing School experience makes the difference. Contact them by email: firstname.lastname@example.org, telephone: 0034 696 558 227 or visit their website: www.kiteschooltarifa.net
As well as offering top kitesurfing tuition with the very best equipment, Dragon Tarifa also provides accommodation, Spanish classes and trips to Morocco. They also offer top surfing and windsurfing lessons, making it a one-stop holiday shop with everything you could need to make the most of Tarifa. Visit www.dragonkiteschool.com for more information.
This family run kitesurfing school offers unlimited tuition designed to get you up and riding fast. With everything included in the price and a ‘no wind, no pay’ guarantee, you can’t say fairer than that. Stay in the High Flyers house during your stay and make new friends while enjoying a slice of the Andalusian lifestyle. Learn more at www.highflyerstarifa.com.
Learn to kite the easy way with an international team of qualified instructors, using the latest teaching methods and equipment. Hotstick is a professional kite, windsurf and surf school based in Tarifa who specialise in safe and easy kiteboarding tuition. They also have an extensive shop so that you can kit yourself out once you’ve learned the basics. Visit www.hotsticktarifa.com for more details.
So, if you want to learn to kitesurf and have chosen Tarifa as the place to do it, then these five kite schools are the place to start if you want the best Tarifa kitesurfing lessons.