About Us

Gone Kiting Tarifa Kitesurfing Shool for the most personal kiting experience in Tarifa 

“Our mission is to provide the best quality teaching in the whole Tarifa”




Kasia, the founder of Gone Kiting Tarifa and qualified IKO level 2 kiteboarding instructor.

I believe that the most important is to choose the right instructor, as he or she will be there with you to maximize all of the time during the lessons.

That’s why everyone in our team shares the same life philosophy. Our instructors have a huge passion for kitesurfing but also are professional kitesurfing trainers.



Miguel- has been an IKO kitesurfing instructor for 15 years so teaching is in his blood.

Kiting expertise, patience, and lot of positive energy, that’s what you can expect from lessons with Miguel.

Our Impact

Gone Kiting Tarifa would like to be socially responsible therefore a portion of our profit will be donated to FOUNDATION 22STARS, supporting over 60 children living in Uganda with school fees, food, clothes and medicine. 22 Stars is a handmade jewellery crafted from recycled paper by women in Uganda. We support their mission in empowering families in Uganda and believe that education can break the cycle of poverty.


Our experience in teaching in numbers:







Why Kiting?

Kiteurfing  is a culture of addicts, praying for wind and the moment you get up on the board you are hooked! It will overtake your life!

Why kitesurfng? You learn to forget, be calm and relax while riding the ocean. You will smile more often and will be surrounded by happy people. Why not to to get kitesuring lessons now!?

Kitesurfing is very versatile and has no limits. You can choose to ride waves, do big jumps, cruise in the ocean or unhooked and pop tricks.

It is about adrenaline, even after years of kiting your heart will be pumping faster even when checking the wind conditions before going to the beach therefore it’s never boring.

Kitesurfing gives you opportunity to travel to the most amazing places in the world.

The fact that you can not practice this sport anytime, as you need the wind and the beach this makes kitesurfing special.

Kitesurfing is actually not that dangerous, you just need to learn all safety rules.

Kitesurfing is a lifestyle and it’s really for everyone, you are never too old for it.

It’s not difficult to learn. There is a joke amongst the windsurfing community: “What’s the difference between a kitesurf beginner and a pro?” The answer: “One week”

Kitesurfing keeps you fit. Research shows that you can burn up to 1100 calories doing 2hrs kiting, not to mention pumping up your kite in the beginning. You will be exhausted!

Kitesurfing is not that expensive, once you invest in your kite lessons and gear, afterwards the wind, beach and ocean is FREE!


Why Us

We will save your time and money!

We specialize only in Private and Semiprivate Coaching

  • Private lessons are the best way of learning. The instructor can change or adapt the exercises as necessary depending on your level.
  • Most schools advertise small groups. What they don’t tell you is that they normally operate to the maximum ratios of 4 students to one instructor. We believe in keeping groups much smaller than this and that’s why the majority of our courses are run on a 2:1 basis. Faster progress!
  • You will learn in much a safer environment, especially in crowded beaches in Tarifa.

We use Radio Helmets

  • During the lesson, you often have to be far from your instructor. Therefore using the radio you will have one hour of real coaching. 
  • Many us find it difficult to remember more than three things at once & it may not always be that easy to hear your instructor. We give you instant instruction and coaching tips when it matters most.
  • You will feel much safer and confident on the water.  The highest value for money coaching and focused on you.

IKO certified, experienced instructors and quality kites from Liquid Force

  • We are a team of passionate instructors but we take our work seriously and we run lessons in fun but professional way
  • International Kiteboarding Organisation is a worldwide network of more than 7000 instructors.The IKO evaluate their instructors with a quality control check that’s why the IKO kite-surf schools are the best place in the world to learn and improve kite-surf.
  • We work with the quality and not older than 2 years old kites from Liquid Force. Gisela Pulido, the world championship has also chosen this brand.

Money Back Guarantee

  • We will give you money back, no questions asked, If you are not satisfied with our lessons.
  • If the lesson needs to be canceled due to bad conditions or no wind, we will give you money back as we care about your progress
  • If you for some reason are not satisfied after a completed lesson, do not hesitate to tell us. Safety and customer satisfaction is at an out most importance to us, and we will do our best to rectify the situation.

Become a kiteboarder and book your lessons with us!

You can't buy happiness, but you can buy a kite


1 kite – 1 person
The private lesson is designed especially for your needs and speed of progress. It is very personlised.
You will learn kitesurfing in just a few hours



2 kites – 2 people
Good option for those who want to learn with a friend
We spend 10-15 mins at a time with each of you, so while we are looking at the other student doing the exercises, you can see and take in valuable information from the outside


What is included?

  • Kites, board, harness, wetsuit, helmet, safety jacket
  • Radio helmets
  • Rescue Boats
  • Insurance
  • Transport to the beach
  • IKO card (which proves your level and allows you to hire equipment around the world)
  • Loads of smiles and positive energy!

How do we do lesson?

  • Land-based
  • Theory
  • Kite setup
  • Safety systems
  • Kite control
  • One-handed and two-handed body drag
  • Launching the kite from the water
  • Getting up on the board

If you have already had some lessons before, we can take you further and progress you faster


Personalise service and excellent instructors! We care about the quality of your lessons. If you have already some kitesurfing lessons, we can help you to progress further.

For lessons we use radio helmets which will make you feel confident on the water and we are able to give you more tips when we are far away from you. 

LESSONS / € 2H 6H 10H 12H
GROUP 60 175 275 330
SEMI-PRIVATE 100 285 460 550
PRIVATE 130 375 600 700


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If you require classes in any other language, please let us know, we will try to accommodate your needs.




Single Room in the Apartment located in the center of Tarifa, only 10 min walking to the Old Town.  The bathroom, living room and kitchen are to share. In the apartment, there is 1 single private room to rent. The apartment is on the third floor. In front of the premises, there is free public parking. There is no terrace or view. This accommodation is recommended for single travelers who want to share an apartment with local kitesurfers but still would like to have a private room.

Double Room in the house. The place is in the quiet neighborhood not far from the main street and the old town. So finding a place to dine is very easy. There are lots of parking space for those who drive. The room itself is spacious and clean and includes bed sheets and towels. There is one bathroom to share. You can enjoy the huge terrace with beautiful view of Africa and Rio Jara. Free wi-fi. You are also free to use kitchen amenities if you like and relax in the big living room.

Please ask for availability and prices! 



Kitesurf House. We work with Kite Surf House located in the center of the Old Town, close to all bars and restaurants. The house consists three studios on the ground floor; one big living quarter with five double bedrooms and a common living room on the first floor; and on the second floor you can find a common kitchen and an enormous rooftop terrace. The kitchen is fully equipped inclusive microwave, oven, dishwasher, smoothie-maker etc. For the cold months in winter there is underfloor heating in the entire house and to not die of heat in the summer you can turn on the air condition.

This house is extremely popular, so you please book it in advance, not to miss the opportunity. Prices start from 35EUR a night.

Please ask for availability and prices! 




Special Offers


We offer 20 EUR DISCOUNT per person on your first kitesurfing lesson with our school Gone Kiting Tarifa. This special offer applies for minimum 2 people and for semi-private lessons only. What are you waiting for? Bring your friend and try some kitesurfing, if you already haven’t! We are confident you would love this sport as much as we do!

 The offer has limited spaces and is valid only in March 2018 only, therefore, reserve your space now!



We Offer Second Hand or Brand New Kitesurfing Gear

Are you looking for a kitesurfing gear? If you are not sure what is the best, we are her to help you and advise you. If you are new to the sport or already experienced rider, we can offer you second hand or brand new equipment. Greatly discounted prices of the top brands! Just drop us a message. Packages also available!

KITES AND BARS by Liquid Force and brand new wooden BOARDS by Fluid Kiteboarding. Come and test all gear before buying at our school! Great Prices!            






Why Tarifa?

Tarifa is definitely a kitesurfer’s paradise as the wind blows here all year round. It is the southern most tip of Europe where Mediterranean meets the Atlantic Ocean.

Tarifa is full of small bars and Spanish charming restaurants. It has definitely the kitesurfing vibe and atmosphere. There are almost 300 days of wind a year. Whoever comes to Tarifa says it is a magical place with amazing people. If you come here once you will definitely come back again and again or maybe one day you will quit your job and will live here. There are plenty things to do here.

Things to do?

The wild 10 km coastline attracts not only kite surfers but also nature and outdoor sports lovers. There are endless opportunities to fill your days if you are not always on the water:

  • trip to Morocco which is only 18km away from Tarifa
  • visit stunning Sevilla
  • trip to Ronda, the most romantic place in Spain
  • horse riding on the beach
  • boat trip and whale watching
  • picnic with waterfalls
  • rock climbing with Morocco views
  • scuba diving,
  • yoga
  • mountain biking,
  • visiting monkeys on Gibraltar rock
  • Granada and snowboarding in Sierra Nevada
  • exploring the amazing countryside
  • and more….



In the summer you can party in Tarifa every night until 8 am in the morning, so it is a great place for party animals with hundreds of little bars and restaurants. If however, you prefer a little bit more quiet time, visit here off season when you can enjoy amazing landscapes and nature.


How to get here

By Plane: The nearest airports are Gibraltar and Malaga.

By Bus: From Malaga airport to Malaga center and then take a bus to Tarifa or take a bus from Malaga airport to Algercias and then to Tarifa.

We suggest however to rent a car in Malaga. we recommend espana.fireflycarrental.com .This way you can explore all attractions around Tarifa.


Where to sleep in Tarifa?

You can choose from a range of different hostels or hotels. If you come with the group we suggest to rent an apartment. We are happy to help with your accommodation, just drop us an email!

If you want to find out more about Tarifa bars, activities, accommodation or lifestyle check our TARIFA GUIDE or check our SPECIAL OFFERS

Wind Conditions and Spots In Tarifa

Tarifa is the most famous kitesurfing spot in Europe, called kite surf paradise as the wind blows here all year round. In Tarifa you can find all sorts of conditions depending on the various wind directions during the year.

PONIENTE – westerly wind that blows from the sea, it usually wakes up in the afternoon from around 2 pm and blows between 10k-25k, even if the wind forecast in the summer shows 10kts, expect more due to thermal effects. This wind is side onshore at all spots in Tarifa and is normally cooler but very constant. It also brings more waves, especially in the winter.
LEVANTE – easterly wind which blows from the land, it usually blows all day and can be very strong from 15k-60k! (check spot options outside Tarifa for strong Levante). This wind in Tarifa city is offshore but in Valdavaqueros beachside shore and it can be very gusty, usually is warmer and less wavy.

All year round

Choppy in the summer, Waves in the winter, Flat – out of the season (only with full or non moon and high tide, see Rio Jara spot)

Sandy wide beaches. There is almost 10km of beaches in Tarifa.

From 15 June till 15 September you can only kite surf in Los Lances Norte and Valdavaqueros beach. At Los Lances beach with levante wind there is a rescue boat. You can buy your ticket at the beach bars.

From 12C in the winter to 38C in the summer.

Yes, all year round. 5.4mm in the winter, 3.2mm in the summer or shortly

From 7m to 12m

Tarifa is good for all levels

You can only kite surf here out of the season but there are restrictions from 15 June till 15 September


A popular spot for surfers. In front of very popular beach bar Bienestar which is open all year With levante wind is offshore, constant but very flat or with very clean waves, so only for very experienced kite surfers.

Campo de Futbol

A Spot very popular in the winter with the locals, parking, there is beach bar Club Siete but usually only open in the summer. Great with Poniente wind. Too dangerous with levante offshore wind.

Rio Jara

A Spot in front of the camping. It is very popular out of the season with Poniente wind when is with high tide we have got a lagoon there, great for freestyle. Here you can usually meet all pro riders. It is more difficult to get there but you can do upwind from Campo de Futbol. With levante wind is too offshore.

We are allowed to kite surf on these spots all year round.

Los Lances Norte Beach

There are 2 beach bars, parking also available. Very popular with Poniente wind. With levante there are rescue boats but in summer only from 15 June till 15 September.

Valdavaqueros Beach:

Good with poniente and levante all year, no boats and levante is side shore on at this beach. There are 2 beach bars. In the summer quite crowded.

Punta Paloma

The furthermost spot from Tarifa to kite (9km away from Tarifa), with beautiful sand dunes, good for beginners with levante wind, usually side shore and there is also a parking place.

Need to know!

Very important to remember that levante wind in Tarifa town is usually much stronger then in Valdavaquros or Punta Paloma, there can be a difference of 20kts sometimes. General rule is the further you go from Tarifa town the levante wind is weaker. When levante is too strong, which happens there are two other good spots to kite outside Tarifa zone. Remember there is only wind in these spots when levante in Tarifa or Valdavaqueros beach blows more than 40kts! In the warm months of the year, usully Poniente wind is stronger in Valdavaquros beach due to better thermal effects.


Located around 30 km from Tarifa towards Algercias. Good for beginners with parking and some bars. Choppy, flat or waves with side shore wind.

Canos de Meca

Located around 65km from Tarifa towards Cadiz. It is a good wave spot, better for more advanced riders. The wind here is side onshore.

Contact us



+34 722-253-462

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