7 Days Kite Surf Camp in Tarifa, Spain

  • Poligono de la Vega, 227, Tarifa, Spain

7 Days Kite Surf Camp in Tarifa, Spain

  • Poligono de la Vega, 227, Tarifa, Spain

Kite Surfing Camp in Tarifa

Kite Progress Tarifa is a kite school with 8 years of experience providing kitesurfing lessons and renting kite surf equipment. Our team is very familiar with Tarifa; its beaches and its wind come as second nature to us. We are constantly capitalizing on this knowledge and experience to ensure your lessons are the best they could possibly be. Every day we are reading the conditions and evaluating the equipment in order to provide the best conditions to teach kitesurfing safely, easily and quickly.


  • 6 days’ kite surf
  • Insurance included
  • 18 hours total of tuition
  • Full equipment needed for kite surfing is included
  • Transport from the hostel to the kite center
  • 6 nights’ accommodation.
  • 6 days with instruction
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Kite Progress Tarifa offers to its clients a spacious and modern accommodation in the kite house, Tarifa. The house is really comfortable with two double bedrooms, big living room and kitchen. It is located only 5 minutes walk from the beach and very close to main restaurants, bars, and grocery stores.

Course information

This kitesurfing course is suitable for beginners, as well as for those who want to improve their skills and their knowledge in this area. Some of the things you will learn as a beginner includes:

  • basic theory of the wind and assessing the suitability of the beach
  • knowledge and use of the safety systems
  • setting up and packing down the kite
  • knowing and evaluating the area
  • flying the kite in different areas in the wind
  • launching and landing the kite with the help of an assistant
  • flying a big kite

What to expect

We can teach you the best of all disciplines: free ride, freestyle, new school, wave riding and racing. Through our pragmatic, 'tried and tested' approach to instructing, our IKO certified (level 2 and level 2 senior) instructors tailor each lesson based on the level and individual needs of the pupils. Our certified IKO kiteboarding instructors will help you learn proper kiteboarding practices and techniques, outlining what should and should not be done, every step of the way. We will give you useful tips on understanding the wind and choosing the right kiteboarding equipment, as well as a complete list of kiteboarding terminology.

From the 1st to 3rd hour

  • Wind Theory
  • Safety systems
  • Set up kite
  • Wind windows zone
  • Theory and practice of " self-rescue"
  • Launching a landing kite
  • Flying kite with one hand
  • Practice body dragging on the beach
  • Pack kite

From 3rd to 6th hour

  • Body dragging in the Water
  • Safe area
  • Body dragging downwind
  • Flying kite in power zone
  • Relaunch the kite from the water
  • Upwind body drag (one handed)

From 6th to 9th hour

  • Water start theory
  • Steady pull with the kite
  • Water start with both directions
  • Riding in both directions
  • Rights way
  • Gaining speed on the board

Sessions provided:

Private lesson

  • 1 student and 1 teacher (One on one lesson)

Semi-private lesson

  • 1 teacher and 2 students
  • 1 kite during theory on land
  • 2 kites in the water

Group lesson

  • 1 teacher and 4 students
  • 1 kite during theory on land
  • 2 kites in the water

Kite Progress Tarifa is teaching kitesurfing on the beach of Los Lances, right at the beginning of the kitesurfing zone. Playa de Los Lances (The Los Lances Beach) is a long and white sandy beach with an average width of 120 meters. The beach is situated north of Tarifa, until Torre de la Peña. It is a very popular kitesurfing spot with many services, such as beach bars, toilets, showers, camping site and the possibility of parking.

Nearby places

  • Tangiers on the Moroccan coast - 35 minutes
  • The entrance of Old Town and the Island of Las Palomas - 5 minutes' walk
  • The sea in the Los Lances, 50 meters

From the simple pleasures of walking along the immense beaches, riding on the horseback to the dunes or mountain bike rides in the park, to climbing the Rocky Mountains. Tarifa is also famous for water sports, including kitesurfing, windsurfing and paddlesurfing. If you love sports and nature, then Tarifa is the place to be. There is also yoga classes offered for kite surfers.

  • 6 days’ kite surfing course
  • 18 hours’ lessons
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • IKO license
  • Insurance
  • Necessary equipment
  • Transport from the hostel to the kite center if necessary

Arrival by airplane

Depending from where you are coming, you can choose to fly either into Malaga airport (AGP), Seville airport (SVQ), Jerez airport (XRY) or Gibraltar airport (GIB).

Arrival by bus

From the Malaga airport, Sevilla airport and Jerez de la Frontera airport you first have to take a bus to the centers of these cities, and from there take a second bus to Tarifa. If arriving at the Gibraltar airport, you first have to cross the border to Spain. From La Linea de Concepción, which is a town right across the border in Spain, take the bus to Tarifa. The bus station is about 10 minutes’ walk away from the crossing point.

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.

Verified BookSurfCamps.com reviews

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    Review by Elie Hayek from France

    Great kite school very friendly and professional

    PROS Pros: Everything from A to z was amazing

    Organizer response: Thanks Elie, We loved having your group here! We look forward to riding with you again, come back anytime :)

    2017-Aug-24 10:30:49


  • Review by a traveller from Slovakia

    ""Best instructors, reasonably prices and top brands gear. Also, quick booking and overall an unforgettable sport experience!”"

    TripAdvisor website, edited

  • Review by a traveller from Italy

    ""We spent 6 days with Kite Progress School in Tarifa and everything was perfect! The entire staff was very friendly, patient but also very professional and available to meet our needs! The course was held in perfectly safety conditions and with good materials. Thank you! Hope to see you soon!"

    TripAdvisor website, edited

  • Review by a traveller from Italy

    ""The school of Marco and Nanu is very nice. It has a large car park outside, a restaurant/bar inside and a really great (and big) garden where you can sunbathe and…drink some cocktails :-) "

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    "About the school: I began to learn kitesurf last year and I wanted to improve my technique. There are about 8 teachers, all IKO certified, who speak many languages: Spanish, Italian, German French. They are very good and very patient with everybody! All material is new: kite, board, leash, life jacket, etc. etc. and you can find all kite sizes for each kind of wind. The price is absolutely honest. If you choose private lessons you have to pay a bit more but this is normal (all schools apply this rule, not just Kiteprogress). You can choose also a semi-private or a group lesson for cheaper. At the end of the course you can take a shower and wash your equipment. After taking classes at this school for about a week, my level of kitesurfing has definitely improved so I can recommend this school without a shadow of doubt. Thank you!" "

    TripAdvisor website, edited

Tarifa, Spain

Kite Progress Tarifa offers kite courses thought by a dedicated team of highly qualified IKO instructors.

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7 days / 6 nights


This vacation is available all year round, please select an arrival date below.


Low season
  • October 1 - March 31


High season
  • June 1 - September 30


Mid season
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Sunday October 1, 2017
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