Rio Jara (La Charca)

Continent
Europe
Country
Spain
Next Big City
Sevilla, Malaga
Next Town
Tarifa
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Camping, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Chop, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Bridge, Stakes
Quality:
Cloudy
Best Tide:
High tide

The lagoon is not ridable anymore due to wooden poles to protect the wildlife. On the ocean side chop to small waves, with more swell the waves can be quiet nice.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
July, August

Big, sandy beach, lots of space.

Wind

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

Works with Poniente and Levante.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Long walk

North of Tarifa at the camping Rio Jara. Or walk some hundred meters from the parking lot at La Jaima, north end of Tarifa, next to the soccer stadium.

Extra information

Rules
Time

Kitesurfing and windsurfing banned during summer.

Nightlife

The nightclub La Jaima is just a few hundred meters away, which only opens during summer. Fun nightlife in Tarifa all year round, but best during summer.