Continent
Europe
Country
Spain
Next Big City
Malaga, Jerez de la Fontera
Next Town
Tarifa
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, School, Shop, Rental, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
Swimmers, Buoys
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Stay away from the swimmer zone.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
Bystanders
Beach Users:
July, August

Lots of space on the beach. Look out for beach goers.

Weather

Spring:
Shorty, Normal
Summer:
Shorty
Fall:
Shorty, Normal
Winter:
Normal

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October
Wind Type:
Thermal, Frontal
Best Direction:
W
Main Direction:
E, W

Best with Poniente (West). During summer thermal westerly up to 20 knots, starting in the afternoon. 300 days per year windy. Levante blows offshore.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Get to the Dos Mares hotel, here you can park and enter the beach. You should be a guest or at least a guest of the restaurant.

Extra information

Rules
Zones

Respect the swimmer's zone, which is clearly marked by yellow buoys.

Nightlife

Good nightlife in Tarifa.