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Tarifa Max Kitesurf School

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Address: Calle Batalla del Salado No 92, 11380 Tarifa, Spain
Phone Number: +34 696 55 82 27
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Tarifa Max Kitesurfing School has been giving kite lessons in Tarifa, Spain...

Tarifa Max Kitesurfing School has been giving kite lessons in Tarifa, Spain since 1998, making us the kite school with the most of experience in the area, with proven techniques to ensure you learn to kitesurf quickly, safely and with a lot of fun. Our experience makes the difference.

       

We are a hands on owner run business looking to give you the best service and value for money and will be on the beach to instruct and ensure the quality of your course. Our commitment; in our school the teacher will be with you in the water, to help you out and give you the best chances to get up on the board at the first start. Your course will be tailor made with detailed step by step instructions. You will get all the techniques to get good bases and improve your level quickly.

           

We offer reduce group course with 2 to 4 persons per instructor, semi-private lesson and private tuition, from 18€/h with all material, insurance, assistance boat and IKO license included. At the end of your Tarifa Max kitesurfing course you'll get your own official IKO card ( International Kitesurfing Organisation) allowing you to go forth into the world as an independent kiter, and rent your equipment word wide. We sell new and second hand material at the best price and you will be able to get one day for free to try the equipment. We are always happy to advise you and answer any queries.

         

We also offer accommodation package in our kite House, 2 minutes walk from the town beach and the town center where you will find bars and restaurants. Gear storage for the ones who come with their own material, free pick to the beach and ideal place to share good time in Tarifa. Nice ambience in this newly renovated town house, with amazing view overlooking the old town and Moroccan cost.

           

Come and enjoy kitesurfing with us in amazing scenery, Tarifa southern point of Europe. We will take you to the best spots every day depending on the wind direction.

     

Let the Tarifa Max Kitesurfing team take care of the details, our experience does make the difference. See you soon for some great days kitesurfing !

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Some nice days of kitesurfing.

Me and my boyfriend had 5 nice days of kitesurfing with Carlos. We have learned a lot and we were able to stand a bit up at the end. Also we stayed at the nice kitehouse of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my boyfriend had 5 nice days of kitesurfing with Carlos. We have learned a lot and we were able to stand a bit up at the end. Also we stayed at the nice kitehouse of the kiteschool. We had a good time with the other guests in the house.

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TarifaMax K, Owner at Tarifa Max Kitesurf School, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback Anne, I m really happy you have appreciate the dedication of your instructor Carlos and enjoyed your time in Tarifa learning kitesurfing and staying at the kite house. I hope you will have the opportunity to carry on practicing again soon. Hope to see you again in Tarifa for some great day kitesurfing sahring our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's very easy to write this review because my 9 hour private tuition was excellent. Rachel my tutor got me riding after only 6 hours. Amazing. Very professional and very safety conscious. I would definitely recommend. Thanks tarifa max.

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TarifaMax K, Owner at Tarifa Max Kitesurf School, responded to this review

Thank you David for your feedback. I m really happy you enjoy your lesson with Rachel, you had a really fast progression. Hope to see you again son in Tarifa for some great day kitesurfing sharing our passion. All the best, Mathieu More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent in Tarifa 7 days, 5 of which taking kite lessons with Max Kitesurf. It was extremely fun, the instructors and all the staff is really nice. Their method is effective; in fact after 5 days of group lessons I've managed to learn the basics and the safety measures. All the activities were well organised and really fun. The... More 

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TarifaMax K, Owner at Tarifa Max Kitesurf School, responded to this review

Matth, Thank you for yur feed back. I m really happy you enjoy your time with us in Tarifa sharing our passion for kitesurfing. I hope you will have the opportunity to carry on practicing and we will see you again soon in Tarifa for some great days kitesurfing. All the best Mathieu More 

Nuremberg, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The home ist nice and clean. However Max sold us an rescue-card for the full price without telling us, that it was going to be unvalid just the next day (usually its for the whole season!). That was very mean.

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TarifaMax K, Owner at Tarifa Max Kitesurf School, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your feed back. I m not really sure who is Max as the school call Tarifa Max Kitesurfing School but no one in the team name Max. I m not really sure if this review is well located then (take note that´s the owner of an other kite school in Tarifa it´s call Max, may be... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

My daughter and I had semi private lessons over 3 days. We experienced a range of wind conditions and at different locations in the area. Our instructor Robert was excellent. He was calm, patient and very knowledgeable. Communication was good and at the end of each day we had a plan for the next day regarding wind and location.By the... More 

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TarifaMax K, Owner at Tarifa Max Kitesurf School, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, I m really happy you enjoy your lesson with Robert, sharing our passion for kitesurfing. I hope you will have the opportunity to practice again soon, and next time you come to Tarifa we go kitesurfing together. All the best Mathieu More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

I did 3 days of private courses, and then I rented kites for 6 days. Carlos and Robert were my instructors, they were both friendly and helpful. Mathieu and Rachel helped me with the renting, they were very available as well. Plus I stayed Max Kitesurfing sort of hostel, which was managed by Rachel. The place is very nice, and... More 

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TarifaMax K, Owner at Tarifa Max Kitesurf School, responded to this review

Thank you Andras for your feedback, I m happy you enjoy your time in Tarifa, staying in our kite house and sharing our passion for kitesurfing. It was great to see every day progerssing quickly and finally kiting independantly. I hope to see you again son in Tarifa for great day kitesurfing. More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

If yuo are looking for waves and strong wind - Tarifa is the place to go. If you are beginner as me struggling with your kite, wishing max progress - no surprise the place to go is Tarifa Max Kitesurf School! Thanx to very friendly and dedicated trainer Robert I managed to get up on the board by myselft and... More 

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TarifaMax K, Owner at Tarifa Max Kitesurf School, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I m really happy you enjoy your time kitesurfing with us and in particular the dedication of your instructor Robert. Hope to see you again son in Tarifa for some great days kitesurfing sharing our passion. all the best More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Myself and a friend spent 3 days with Robert. We'd both done some beginner lessons a few years ago but Robert did a great job refreshing the basics and then helping us to get riding for the first time. He really cares about seeing his students succeed and make progress which was refreshing for us as we had seen reviews... More 

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TarifaMax K, Owner at Tarifa Max Kitesurf School, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I m really happy you bothe enjoy your time kitesurfing with us and in particular the dedication of your instructor Robert. Hope to see you again soon in Tarifa for some great days kitesurfing sharing our passion. all the best More 

Falkenberg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Did a course with Tarifa Max as a beginner 3 years ago, now when I came back to Tarifa this year I sent them an email again, and took a 2 hour private course and improved my riding and jumping. Very happy with both courses and the instructor Robert. Strongy recomended!!

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TarifaMax K, Owner at Tarifa Max Kitesurf School, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, It was really nice to see you again to improve your level, making some nice jump and improving fast. We get some really good photos of your jumps, we post them on the school Facebook. Hope to see you again soon in Tarifa to share a nice kite session with you. All the best Mathieu More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

I am very pleased with the lessons I had with Magalie and Robert this past week. I had taken lessons many years ago so in theory I was just starting out again. I did one group lesson with Robert and then took the 12hr private lessons with Magalie. They went in the water with me to help me with my... More 

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TarifaMax K, Owner at Tarifa Max Kitesurf School, responded to this review

Thank you for you feedback, I m really happy you enjoy your time kitesurfing with our team and you appreciate the dedication of your instructors always in the wáter to help out with the board. You get a really good progression during this days and it was nice to see you up on the board starting riding. Hope to see... More 

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