Spanish Tarifa is located at the southern tip of Europe, at a short distance of 14 km from Africa. Tarifa’s reputation as the kitesurfing Mecca of Europe is well-established among those in the know. In the last few years, Tarifa has risen to be one of the world’s most-visited kiteboarding destinations. Known for its ever-blowing wind, this 12 km long stretch of fine sand is a great place to practice kiteboarding, long distance downwinds as well as kitesurfing lessons. Due to its geographical location, the Levante and Poniente winds are constantly sweeping across the place, creating an all-year-round mix of good conditions, suited ideally to all types of riding style and levels. Kitesurf Tarifa offers a number of qualified schools and centers able to provide professional instruction for all levels. During the summer, the numerous hotels, tourist shops, coffee shops, restaurants and bars fill up with devoted visitors. As the beating heart of kiteboarding, the World Championship (PKRA) is often hosted in Tarifa attracting stars like Aaron Hadlow, Youri Zoon, Alex Neto, Robinson Hilario, Ruben Lenten.