Total 360º - Tarifa

Kitesurfing Cadiz, Spain

Totally awesome Tarifa. Relax and chill out in this kitesurfing paradise. Wedged on the southernmost tip of Spain and reaching out across the strait to Africa is Tarifa. A town rich in history, culture and with excellent wind conditions. The surfing vibe runs through every cobble and brick of this exciting place with plenty of bars and restaurants for you to enjoy.

Location by 3Sixty Kite School Tarifa

Packages at this location

Foundation Five, Kite-Surfing - Tarifa Kitesurfing

Accelerate your progress with five days of foundation kite-surfing. Harness the power of the sea breeze as you speed across the water. Accomplish the art of kitesurfing to a high degree of confidence. So that you can go upwind, change direction, ride on toe side and perform your first basic jumps. Thrills, excitement and achievement all in the one package.

Choose from a number of excellent accommodation options all carefully selected by 3Sixty Kite School. Stay in our very own surf-house to enjoy your time with other kite surfers, or pick one of the hotels, hostels and private apartments that we have on offer. Take the opportunity to meet other kite-surfers as you bond together over your joint adventures and thrills in Tarifa. The surf-house offers private and double rooms with shared living room, kitchen and bathrooms. Classic surf décor and plenty of room to store your equipment and dry your wetsuit. A fabulous garden and BBQ in which to enjoy your evenings – sharing the legendary feats of your day amongst great companions.

Day 1 - Preparation and Exercises
Learn the right handling of the kite in order for you to be able to enter the water smoothly and with confidence

Day 2 - Water works
You will practice body dragging in the water learning to create power and acceleration with the movement of the kite, going away and coming back to the beach while controlling the kite with one hand, learning to retrieve the board and launch the kite from water.

Day 3 - Water starts
Learn how to perform water starts. Enjoy creating speed as you accelerate across the water, refining your body position and balance.

Day 4 - Independence
Bring it all together to become an independent kite-surfer, add controlled stopping to your repertoire and learn how to modulate your speed.

Day 5 - Advanced
Enjoy the thrill of advanced techniques. Learn how to go upwind, change direction, ride on the toe side and first basic jumps

All year round.

This course includes all the material needed: Kite, bar, harness, wetsuit, life jacket, helmet, insurance and IKO certificate.

Wily Waverider, Kite-Surfing - Tarifa Kitesurfing

Perfect the tricks and skills of waveriding as you jump, leap and jet through troubled waters. Join the power of the wave to the power of your kite as you thrill to the excitement of this adrenaline-pumping sport. Master the maelstrom – make radical moves as you carve in off the lip and bottom turn with kiteloops and downloops. Position your kite with accuracy to gain the ultimate thrust and play.

Choose from a number of excellent accommodation options all carefully selected by 3Sixty Kite School. Stay in our very own surf-house to enjoy your time with other kite surfers, or pick one of the hotels, hostels and private apartments that we have on offer. Take the opportunity to meet other kite-surfers as you bond together over your joint adventures and thrills in Tarifa. The surf-house offers private and double rooms with shared living room, kitchen and bathrooms. Classic surf décor and plenty of room to store your equipment and dry your wetsuit. A fabulous garden and BBQ in which to enjoy your evenings – sharing the legendary feats of your day amongst great companions.

2 hours per day - for 5 days

All year round

Minimum Skill level required: Riding upwind Being able to launch the kite easily from water Retrieve a missing board by using body dragging Riding on Toe side with a twin tip board This course includes all equipment needed: Kite, bar, board, harness, wetsuit, lifejacket, helmet, insurance and IKO license.

Fabulous Freestyle, Kite-Surfing - Tarifa Kitesurfing

Harness yourself for happiness and prepare for full throttle excitement. Discover the spectacular jumps and manoeuvres that made this sport famous. Learn freestyle old-school – the skill and art of performing jumps whilst hooked to the harness. Become a totally awesome kite-surfer with jumps like - Back loop and Front loop - Aerial transitions - Kiteloop and Downloop - Board-off and One foot.

Choose from a number of excellent accommodation options all carefully selected by 3Sixty Kite School. Stay in our very own surf-house to enjoy your time with other kite surfers, or pick one of the hotels, hostels and private apartments that we have on offer. Take the opportunity to meet other kite-surfers as you bond together over your joint adventures and thrills in Tarifa. The surf-house offers private and double rooms with shared living room, kitchen and bathrooms. Classic surf décor and plenty of room to store your equipment and dry your wetsuit. A fabulous garden and BBQ in which to enjoy your evenings – sharing the legendary feats of your day amongst great companions.

2 hours per day - for 5 days.

All year round

Minimum Skill level required: Riding upwind Being able to launch the kite easily from the water Retrieve a missing board by using body dragging This course includes all the equipment needed: Kite, bar, harness, lifejacket, helmet, insurance and IKO certificate.

About the location

Accommodation

Choose from a number of excellent accommodation options all carefully selected by 3Sixty Kite School. Stay in our very own surf-house to enjoy your time with other kite surfers, or pick one of the hotels, hostels and private apartments that we have on offer. Take the opportunity to meet other kite-surfers as you bond together over your joint adventures and thrills in Tarifa. The surf-house offers private and double rooms with shared living room, kitchen and bathrooms. Classic surf décor and plenty of room to store your equipment and dry your wetsuit. A fabulous garden and BBQ in which to enjoy your evenings – sharing the legendary feats of your day amongst great companions.

Location

Stand on the threshold between two worlds, two cultures and two oceans. Where the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean meet you will find the last stop in Spain before you cross to Morocco. Tarifa a town whose very name is synonymous with the meeting of two cultures. Named after Tarif ibn Malik, who led a Muslim raid in AD 710, one year before the main invasion of the peninsula. Be drawn to Tarifa by the stiff Atlantic breeze that has made this town a wind-sports Mecca. Soon you will discover there is so much more than wind, golden beaches and great restaurants and cafes. This is a locale that can trace its history back to the Phoenicians and Romans. Explore Old Town Tarifa – stumble through narrow streets, with beautiful white houses and bright blue doors into typical Andalusian courtyards. To reach the spectacular town of Tarifa on the southernmost tip of Spain – you have several options. If you are flying, the nearest airport is Gibraltar, but you can also choose from Jerez, Malaga, and Sevilla. Be aware that Gibraltar is part of Great Britain so although it is only a 45-minute drive you will have to cross an international border. Remember it is reasonably easy to rent a car and drive in Spain, or else the bus services run regular buses to Tarifa.

Food

Find fabulous restaurants selling tasty tapas and cheap house wines that taste expensive. Don’t forget to experience the best-ever tuna - caught daily off the coast of Tarifa it is the supreme taste sensation. Want something lighter than a full restaurant meal then select from an outstanding array of cafes with plenty of breakfast and lunch options, plus great coffee. For a truly epic local taste then make sure you sample the "Tortillas de camarón" shrimp fritters, or the “Ortiguillas de Mar” sea anemones. Or simply purchase fresh local produce and cook for yourself.

Activities

Expert kite surfing tuition with instructors qualified to the highest IKO standards. Access to wonderful beaches with exceptional wind conditions. Excellent accommodation. Access to the 3Sixty bar and restaurant.

Amenities

  • Instructors/Coaching

  • Equipment Rental

Available activities

  • Daytrips

  • Excursions

accommodation Overview

Apartment in Tarifa

A number of different size apartments, some located very close to Playa de Los Lances 5 minutes walk away from the old town and others right in the centre of the old town. The apartments have 1,2 or 3 bedrooms, equipped kitchen, living room with TV and one or two bathrooms.

Hotel in front of Valdevaqueros in Tarifa

A 3-star hotel with all facilities. It is located right in front of the beach Valdevaqueros, The hotel has a capacity of 34 rooms, most of them with private balcony with ocean view, also available suites with a panoramic view.

Hostel in the center of Tarifa

All sports enthusiasts are very welcome and the hostel provides a safe storage possibility to your equipment in large closets. The hostel has a capacity of 37 rooms, including private, double and triple rooms, all very comfortable and with private bathroom.

Surf-House

Take the opportunity to meet other kite-surfers as you bond together over your joint adventures and thrills in Tarifa. The surf-house offers private and double rooms with shared living room, kitchen and bathrooms. Classic surf décor and plenty of room to store your equipment and dry your wetsuit. A fabulous garden and BBQ in which to enjoy your evenings – sharing the legendary feats of your day amongst great companions.