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7 Days Kite Surf Camp in 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.

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate


6 days with instruction in Spanish
Spoken languages: Czech, Dutch, English, French, Italian, Polish, Spanish
The maximum participants in the group is 4
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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.

Kite Progress Tarifa Kite Surfing Program

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

Things to do (optional)

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.

What's included

  • 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

What's not included

  • Meals

How to get there

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.

Cancellation Policy

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