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Tarifa Kite Adventures – May 2024

High Five Kite Community Presents:

Tarifa Kite Adventures

May 2024

Welcome to an exhilarating chapter in our kite journey – where the wind, waves, and our vibrant community spirit take us to the stunning shores of Tarifa, Spain!

Tarifa is the home away from our Cape Town kite home to which the kite surfing community flocks in order to keep the deep set adrenaline filled love of kitesurfing going beyond the Cape Town season.

As a tiny little Spanish village solely focused around kite surfing, the vibe generated is hard to explain, you need to experience it yourself.

Packed with kiters from all over the world, new kiters being introduced to this life changing sport, or just general kite community wind chasers, this place at this time is hard to beat.

We want you to experience it all with us and the High Five Kite Community.

Who’s Joining?

The High Five Family, together with some thrilling partners, are gearing up for an adventure that promises not just kite surfing, but a celebration of our shared stoke.

This is for everyone – whether you’re a seasoned kiter or just beginning to harness the wind. We’re all about inclusivity, good vibes, and creating memories that last a lifetime.

Dates

19 May 2024 – 26 May 2024

These dates have been specifically chosen because of the following reasons:

A perfect training ground: Given the amount of wind that Tarfia sees, it’s the perfect place for the pros to come and train, meaning the town is buzzing with an array of kiters of all different levels, mingling with one another.

Timing within the season: Just before the crazy busy season begins, so not too full but full enough for the perfect vibes.

Price

Private room: EUR 1050 p.p.

Shared room: EUR 860 p.p.

We have already filled and secured one house, in order to add on an extra house we need to book and pay by 20 March. Therefore, book your spot before that in order to secure your space.

What's included?

Accommodation

Stay at a fantastic kite house near the city centre. It’s not just a place to rest; it’s a place to bond, share stories, and laugh until it hurts.

Transport

We’ve got the logistics covered, so you can focus on the fun.

Morning Team Exercise

Let’s start the day in the right way. Join us for morning yoga or a workout.

Daily Breakfast

Fuel up each morning with the team, because every great day starts with a great meal.

The Dream Team

With the High Five team there to experience this with you, enjoy a hassle-free journey planned by our passionate team, blending thrilling activities, unique experiences, and all essential admin for an unforgettable, tailored trip.

️Full Itinerary

Leave all the planning, booking, organisation, liaisons to us! Whether it’s booking lessons, restaurants, day trips, airport transfers - we’ve got you covered.

Extras (at additional cost):

Advanced Coaching with Loïc

Elevate your kite surfing to new heights with High Five and Loïc de Coninck’s Big Air Program. Click here to read more about Loïc’s DC kitesurfing services.

Kite Lessons

Wanting to start from scratch, no problem, we’ve team up with the Liam Whaley Pro Center to give you world class lessons and a fantastic base spot to embrace the Tarifa kiting community.

Lunch and Dinner

We will show you where, but what you get is on you

Other Adventure Activities

There are plenty of exciting options of activities, these will be planned for the team and paid separately.

Flights

To Malaga or Gibraltar are recommended.

Kite Adventures Awaits

Get top-notch spot guidance and kite lessons from the best school in Tarifa.
Opt for advanced coaching with renowned kite coach, Loic de Coinnick.
Explore various kite spots and indulge in general good kite feels, both on and off the water.

Beyond Kiting

Unwind with post-session activities, including drinks, braais (BBQs), and boogies.
Savor dinners at fabulous city centre restaurants, adding a delicious twang to our adventure.
Explore Tarifa with our unique High Five twist – we promise you the authentic local experience.

No Wind? No Problem!

Embrace mountain biking, hikes, yoga, and breathwork.
Relax with beach days and explore with day trips.

What This Means for You

This is more than a trip; it’s a chance to deepen connections, share the stoke, and experience the true essence of kite surfing with a group that feels like family. We’re committed to making sure everyone feels welcome, valued, and part of this incredible journey.

Join us for a ‘lekker’ time in Tarifa. Let’s ride the wind, make new friends, and create unforgettable stories together. This is your invitation to be part of something truly special – a week of pure joy and adventure!

Ready to join High Five in Tarifa?

Mark your calendars for May 2024, enquire here about pricing and more information.

This is not work for us, it’s our lives, our passions and our community. We want YOU to experience it and we cannot wait share this incredible experience with you!

The High Five Team

Amy Wilson

High Five Owner

Female Big Air Enthusiast
Self-proclaimed professional body dragger (“If you’re not crashing, you’re not progressing”)
Queen of the Beer Pong Redemption shot

David “Dassie” Nell

High Five Owner

Current High Five WOO leader (by 10cm)
Growing the balls to throw that Late Back
Cannot say no to another beer

Selwyn Slotegraaf

High Five Manager

King of the Board Off Kiteloop Chicken loop release
Master of giving you the confidence you need to just go for the trick you’ve been wanting to try!
Professional vibe creator

Loïc de Coninck

DC Kitesurfing Advanced Coaching

Professional Big Air Kite Surfing Coach
Late Back Liason
Ask him about his hardest crashes

DO I NEED INSURANCE?

We strongly recommend getting kite Insurance, Travel + Medical Insurance with to protect you from any unexpected incidents or accidents that may occur during your kiteboarding sessions. It’s always better to be prepared and protected, so consider getting suitable insurance coverage before embarking on your kiteboarding adventure in Tarifa.

DO YOU OFFER AIRPORT TRANSFER?

Yes. Included in the price is transport from the airport, if you fly either into Gibraltar or Malaga. If you are going to make use of this option, please inform us of your flight number and arrival time.

HOW TO GET THERE?

Recommended Airports are Malaga Airport and Gibraltar. Please note: Gibraltar is in the United Kingdom region and therefore you may need to consider UK visa requirements if you are flying into this airport.

DO I NEED A VISA?

You will need to check your country’s visa requirements for Spain. You can check out this website for guidance: https://www.spain.info/en/travel-tips/visa-passport/

KITING EQUIPMENT

The wind strength in Tarifa varies substantially. There will be kites available to rent from the Liam Whaley Pro Center but if you’re planning on bringing your own, a combination of 6/7m and 9/10m for women; 8/9m and 11/12m for men should cover you for most of the wind strength.