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Kite Local School

Calle Batalla del Salado No 61, 11380 Tarifa, Spain
+34 637 11 50 83
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Best Kite School in town

I've had a private course with one monitor and couldn't choose better than KiteLocalSchool... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MurielAy
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Macho men

I had a bad experience with one of the teachers how agressively approached me and broke my kite. He... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DirkWC
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Kite Local School Tarifa is a kitesurf, windsurf and surf school that was founded by a local Tarifeno, Jesus Lara, in 2000. Not only is Jesus the owner of the school but he is also an instructor, and teaching classes is a genuine pleasure of his.
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“the owner” (3 reviews)
“having fun” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Calle Batalla del Salado No 61, 11380 Tarifa, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've had a private course with one monitor and couldn't choose better than KiteLocalSchool. I've had my first kite lesson last year with another school in a group and fell down quite hard with the kite. After that experience I was a bit afraid to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a bad experience with one of the teachers how agressively approached me and broke my kite. He said i was too close to one of his students. That might be true but i was struggeling myself because the wind dropped. The situation was...More

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Jesus Lara K, Gerente at Kite Local School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sorry about what has happened to your kite, but us here, the team of KiteLocalSchool, would know if we had broken a kite and currently we don´t know anything about an aggressive teacher or a broken kite. If you saw the lesson from far away...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After my first conversation with Lara, I knew it would be a good decision to do my first Kitesurf lessons in KLS! And it was even better. Pick-up service from the school, stuff to use, really good course with a lot of theory. And a...More

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Jesus Lara K, Gerente at Kite Local School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Isabella, we are glad you have enjoyed your stay in Tarifa and the experience with our kite school. It was a pleasure for us to work with you! We´ll hope to see you again soon, here and of course, in the water!! ;) Un...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Wow.... what a great experience with some totally professional guy's who couldn't do enough to help and encourage you. They where top professional, a good team where you feel their passion for kitesurfing, human quality that master a perfect balance between learning while having fun,...More

Thank Sara S
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Jesus Lara K, Propietario at Kite Local School, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Sara, thank you for your comment, we feel very comfortable in kite local school, to have you as a student, always with your smile, hopefully you continue advancing in kitesurf and if it is in our school better, a kiss from Tarifa

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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

A bunch of such nice people. Always helpful and smiling. The equipment they have Is always new and of the highest quality. Lara is an amazing guy

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Fantastic team,nice and welcoming people.Very good equipment. I have learnt a lot during the lessons,it was a great experience! I will definitely reccomend them to my friends! 😉

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Jesus Lara K, Propietario at Kite Local School, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Hi Krisz! Thank you for your rating. We all hope you will have a great winter season and we wait for you next year, ready to get to the ocean and ride again! Greetings from the Kite Local School Tarifa team.

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

I was looking for kite surf classes for beginners, and I was recommended a Kite Local School by my friend from Tarifa. First, I was going to take group classes, but the school recommended me to take private, and indeed this is a right way...More

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Jesus Lara K, Propietario at Kite Local School, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thank you so much man! we are so glad that you enjoyed staying in our "kite-home" and learning kitesurf in our school and we had great time with you too! You're always welcome to enjoy the wind with us!

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Very friendly people with a relaxed approach who make sure that: you are safe, you understand the theoretical foundation and off course that you have a great time! Before every course thorough briefing on the wind and sea conditions and how this affects your gear...More

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Jesus Lara K, Propietario at Kite Local School, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thanks a lot man! We had great time with you and it was so nice to see your progress during the course, you're a very good student! Hope to see you again in Tarifa!

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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We came to the school randomly but quickly noticed that we found one of the best in Tarifa. We got there at 1pm and started the course an hour later. The price is fair and our teacher, Gabriel, was a really patient and kind person...More

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Jesus Lara K, Propietario at Kite Local School, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thanks guys for this wonderful rating! it is always a satisfaction for us to know that everything (the kitesurf teaching and the service in general) has been done well and with care, and above all that you too could appreciate it! We are pleased to...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

The Team around Lara was very helpful and did not only perform on the beach but also helped me supporting me with accomodation and a lot of other useful things around Tarifa. I recommend the private lessons as they go directly with the teacher and...More

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Thank Patrick W
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Jesus Lara K, Propietario at Kite Local School, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you Patrick for your evaluation and your nice words! It was a pleasure for us to meet you. We were very happy to share our kitesurf passion (as well our thought about life :-) ) with such an intelligent and friendly person. The most...More

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