Spain or España is a south western European country situated on the Iberian Peninsula. Spain is a diverse country, made up of several different cultures, languages, culinary traditions and climates. Due to its privileged situation between the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, has grown fast into a world-class kiteboarding destination providing good kitesurfing conditions year round. There are kite spots aplenty in Spain, but the most popular are Tarifa in Andalucia and the Canary Islands close to Africa; El Medano in Tenerife, Flag Beach (Corralejo) and Sotavento in Fuerteventura, Las Palmas in Gran Canaria, Famara in Lanzarote. All types of kiteboarding facilities, kitesurfing lessons and full equipment rentals are available in several places all over the country.