Kite Obsession

Kitesurfing Tarifa, Spain

Tarifa is the wind European capital. You can be sure to have wind and to learn kitesurfing. It is located at only 1 hour by ferry from Morocco and you have a view of Morocco when you're kiting which is really amazing! Tarifa is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and by the Mediterranean Sea, it is beautiful. Tapas, sun and kitesurfing, it's paradise!

Location by Kite Obsession

Packages at this location

Discovery Course-Basic Kite Lesson 1-2 Days Kitesurfing

This “discovery course” fits perfectly for everyone who wants to know what kitesurfing is about, or for anyone who is coming to spend a weekend in Tarifa. The first part of the kite course is “dry”, pupils won't go to the sea until the second part, which is in the water. Learn how to kitesurf in only two days, how it works and how to control it, security systems and how to rig the equipment. The first part of the course is on the sand, and the second part in the water. The course fits perfectly for anyone who wants to discover the sport in a weekend. Kitesurf is an extreme sport that you can learn in a safe way, always with the supervision of an instructor. Following a complete kitesurf course, you will be able to practice on your own, knowing how to react in every situation you can find yourself in.

  • Accident insurance and third liability insurance.

  • All the kitesurf equipment (kite, bar, wetsuits, harness, floatability vest, helmet…)

Although accommodation isn't included in the package, let us know what kind of accommodation you want and we can help you. We know all the best spots in town and we can hook you up with amazing prices for locals!

The lesson structure is super chill and very flexible, you will get to know your instructor and fit the instruction around your holiday. More info on the itinerary will be provided upon booking!

Wind season! Between March and October.

    What do you learn during the first day:
  • How to rigg the equipment, and basic
  • wind knowledge.
  • Kite control.
  • Security systems.

    Second day:
  • Kite control from the water.
  • Body drag.
  • First contact with the board.

  • At the end of your course we give you an IKO certificate (International Kiteboarding Organization)

Complete Kite Surf Course: 3 – 4 Days Kitesurfing

Learn how to kitesurf with this “complete course”. This course is perfect if you really want to be an independent kitesurfer, with us you will learn everything you need to know how to practice in a safe way by yourself. The first day of lessons is on the sand, and from the second day, we do several exercises in the water. Gear (kite, bar, wetsuit, harness, vest, helmet…) and insurances are included.

  • Accident insurance and third liability insurance.

  • All the kitesurf equipment (kite, bar, wetsuits, harness, floatability vest, helmet…)

No Accommodation is provided but be sure to let us know what you are after and we can hook you up with the best spots in town at the best price!

The package is very relaxed, when you arrive and meet your instructor they will be sure to give you more details of how the day will plan out! There will plenty of fun, sun and kite surfing.

During Wind season from March to Ocotober

    What do you learn during the first day:
  • How to rigg the equipment, and basic wind
  • knowledge.
  • Kite control.
  • Security systems.

  • Second day:
  • Kite control from the water.
  • Body drag.
  • First contact with the board.

  • Third day:
  • Waterstart.
  • Ride your first meters.

  • Fourth day:
  • Sailing both ways.

  • At the end of your course we give you an IKO certificate (International Kiteboarding Organization) All our instructors have the IKO license and are professional qualified kitesurfing teachers. Kitesurf is an extreme sport that you can learn in a safe way, always with the supervision of an instructor. Following a complete kitesurf course, you will be able to practice on your own, knowing how to react in every situation you can find.

Kitesurfing Course Private 5 days Kitesurfing

Do you want to learn to kitesurf? This is the perfect course for you! Kite Obsession has been teaching for 18 years and delivers the best experience. With a private course, you learn to kitesurf in a safe and fast way. The instructor is totally dedicated to you. This way your course will be tailor-made with detailed step by step instructions. You will get all the techniques to improve your level and start being independent with practice. At the end of the 5 days you will ride perfectly.

  • Accident insurance and third liability insurance.

  • All the kitesurf equipment (kite, bar, wetsuits, harness, floatability vest, helmet…)

Although we don't offer private accommodation, we know all the best spots, just let us know what you are looking for and we can arrange discounts and the best prices in town!

We mainly teach at Los Lances beach, easy to find and to access, which is the perfect spot for learning kitesurfing. If one day the wind is better in an another spot, we move there, so that you have the perfect conditions. We will give you all informations needed !

Kite Obsession is open from March till the end of October. During the wind season, which delivers a lot of wind here in Tarifa, best known as the wind European capital.

    What you learn during first day:
  • How to rig the equipment, and basic wind knowledge.
  • Kite control.

  • Second day:
  • Kite control from the water.
  • Body drag.

  • Third day:
  • Waterstart.
  • Ride your first meters.

  • Fourth day:
  • Sailing in both ways.

  • Fifth day:
  • Better navigation in both ways.
  • Correct body position.
  • First transitions.

About the location

Accommodation

We can offer you different type of accomodation. Hotel, hostel or apartment, you have the choice ! It is well located and we don't take any commission on it so you will benefit of the best price !

Location

We have a shop very well located and easy to find. We sell Cabrinha, Brunotti, beach clothes and you will get discounts on everything! It is located at the entrance of Tarifa,in the first line of the shops zone. Then we go to the beach, where you will learn kitesurfing with us! There is a parking and a bar, in case after your session you want to drink or eat something. Concerning the accommodation, they are well located too, at only a few minutes on foot from the old town and from the main beach!

Food

Everything! Tapas, coktaïls,... Tarifa is known for fish (red tuna) but also for meat and healthy food. The old town is full of different restaurants, you will find your lunch paradise for sure. There is a bar at the spot which offers lunches (salads, meat,...). And there is a supermarket at only 2 minutes by walk from our shop.

Activities

Tarifa is a sport and party town. It is the perfect place for nature : dunes, mountains, ocean. There are amazing bikes tours, walks,.... And of course the old town has a lot of bars, restaurants and surfshops. If you want to party, Tarifa won't disappoint you!

Amenities

  • Internet

  • Spot Transfer

  • Photographer

  • Lessons

  • Instructors/Coaching

  • Equipment Rental

Available activities

  • Daytrips

  • Excursions

  • Fishing

  • Hiking

  • Massage

  • Party

  • Pilates

  • Yoga