Sports & nature
Tarifa is the ideal place for your active holidays. The sport and leisure program is diverse and the scenic conditions are nearly perfect.
Here are suggestions on how you can make your holidays more attractive:
Tarifa is a Dorado for Wind and Kite Surf. Here you can find the best climate conditions throughout the year.
Accordingly you find everything that a surfer's heart desires: shops for material and equipment, rental stations for surfboards and lots of schools which offer you the appropiate training courses.
Under the following links you will find more information about surfing:
Fishing, Diving, Kayaking
But there are other water sport activities as well. First of all Diving. Tarifa provides excellent conditions for free water diving. Off the coast you will find many attractive diving spots where fascinating coral reefs and shipwrecks can be explored.
The best schools and facilitators can be found here:
Fishing in the sea by a rocky cliff or directly on the beach has its special charm and is hardly comparable with softwater fishing.
There are lots of specialized shops in Tarifa and its surroundings for appropriate equipment:
For those who don't want to follow the surfing mainstream trend, there exists the possibilty to hire a kayak to paddle along the beach.
Horseback riding, Biking, Hiking
The andalusian thoroughbred horse comes from exquisite traditional breeding and is considered to be obedient and easy to ride. In Tarifa and surroundings, horse riding on the beach or through the pine and eucalyptus forests in the backcountry are very popular.
There are several hotels in Tarifa which offer horse riding tours for everyone. The prices for vary from €20 per hour and €60 - €90 per day.
See here for further information:
For those who wants to err on the side of caution, can make the same tours by bike or hiking.
Bicycles to rent are here:
Generally, Tarifa has a wide-ranging activities offer. If you'd like to try something new, you should not miss a paragliding flight or a free-climbing trip to the "Sierras" in the backcountry.
For further information see here: