Kitesurf Lessons

Kitesurf Lessons
Starting at 130€/person

Kitesurf Lessons ION CLUB BIBO TARIFA

The kitesurfing spots around Tarifa are the most famous ones in the whole Europe. Our beach in front of ION Club Bibo is the perfect beach for both main wind directions in Tarifa- LEVANTE and PONIENTE. With levante the wind that blows side shore to side off-shore we have the safes part of the beach for us and with poniente During the year, we have at least 300 days with wind, making kitesurfing lessons possible almost every day. No matter if you’re a complete beginner, an intermediate rider or an expert wanting to learn some special tricks or how to foil, Tarifa will be a perfect playground for you. 

All our kitesurfing lessons are given by professional and certified instructors with internationally recognised licenses, such as FAV or VDWS, and we can offer the lessons in several languages. In order to help you find the appropriate course for your level, we split our ION CLUB Kite Tuition program into three main parts.

BEGINNER SECTION  – for all of you who like to start kitesurfing

INTERMEDIATE SECTION – for those who like to become independent kite surfers

ADVANCED SECTION – for the ones who like to learn a special trick or kite foiling

No matter at which stage of your kitesurfing journey you might be, we guarantee that our instructors will be passionate and determined to help you progress!

COURSE ORGANISATION AND SAFETY

We understand that besides professional tuition, the most important thing when it comes to learning how to kite, is the time to practice. This is why we organise all of our lessons in a way to maximize your time with the kite, without sacrificing your safety of course.

Here in ION CLUB BIBO, we focus on more personal approach rather than big groups, where you have to share the kite. Most of our lessons are organised in a semi-private groups, so you always have your own kite to practise and you don’t have to share it with other people.

In order to provide you with instant feedback especially during our advanced lesson program, our instructors use radio headsets enabling them to communicate with you while riding.

ion club Tarifa kitesurfing boat lessons

Kitesurf BOAT Lessons Tarifa

We also offer kitesurfing with a boat for a more progressive experience and to allow you to have more space in the water. Indeed, far from the beach and the world, the ocean is yours! No need to walk to get upwind!

First of all, we start from the beach for an easy and quick set up and then we let ourselves drift in complete safety.

The boat allows us to avoid the small waves near the beach when we are on the beach and to avoid staying too close to the coast when we are on the beach. You have the possibility to make longer tacks, you will have more private spaces.

The instructor follows you in the boat to ensure teaching and safety. The boat will bring you upwind and accompany you on your downwind descent.

You will be equipped with a radio to be in constant contact with the instructor.

The return is done by boat with a debriefing on board and an individualized return.

For the more experienced, the “down wind” are also proposed thanks to the boat services.

Do not hesitate to contact us for more information!

 See you soon on the spot 😊

Our offers

Beginner

Kitesurf Discovery Course

Duration: 6 hours

Duration: 6 hours

Objectives

During this course, you will learn the very basics of kitesurfing

Book
from 360 € / Person

Objectives

During this course, you will learn the very basics of kitesurfing

Duration: 6 hours

Included/Excluded

  • Board
  • Kite
  • Bar
  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • Wetsuit
  • Life Jacket
  • Insurance

    Don't forget

    • Swimming costume/shorts
    • Sunscreen
    • Sunglasses
    • Towel

    Information

    Having fun while learning the very basics up to your first water starts. These are the 3 steps to get there :

    1. Flying a kite on land: launching, landing and kite control
    2. Flying a kite in the water: body dragging, control and re-launching
    3. Getting up and riding on a board

    You don’t need to be super-fit to kitesurf. And the kit is lightweight, so you don’t need lots of muscle strength either. But of course, a decent level of fitness will help you to progress faster.
    Your instructor will be there to support you, coach you, and more importantly, keep you safe through the learning process.
    We will provide a range of different DUOTONE KITEBOARDING  kites, boards, bars suiting the wind conditions.
    Usually, you will do 2 hours/day for the 6 hours course but if there are availability and wind conditions you might be able to squeeze in 2 sessions in a day. Please make sure you contact the center prior your arrival date to check the time of your lesson. Minimum of 24 hours before booking online.

    Requirements

    For all of you who never tried kitesurfing before

    Kitesurf Progression Course

    Duration: 6 hours / 3x 2 hours

    Duration: 6 hours / 3x 2 hours

    Objectives

    Waterstart and riding in both directions

    Book
    from 360 € / Person

    Objectives

    Waterstart and riding in both directions

    Duration: 6 hours / 3x 2 hours

    Included/Excluded

    • Board
    • Kite
    • Bar
    • Harness
    • Helmet
    • Wetsuit
    • Life Jacket
    • Insurance

      Don't forget

      • Swimming costume/shorts
      • Sunscreen
      • Towel

      Information

      Learn how to ride! – During this course you will learn how to do the Waterstart, ride Downwind, and control your speed!

      • repeat a water - relaunch of the kite
      • repeat quickly the theory of waterstart
      • waterstart in both directions 
      • using the edge of the board 
      • you will get taught the rules of right of way in order to avoid accidents 
      • learn how to change riding direction by foot steering (edging) 
      • make transitions
      • learn how to ride fast and stop speed by edging 
      • Get orientation on the water
      • try to come back to the beach to the same point where you started.

      Requirements

      This course is for you if you already know how to control the kite, bodydrag without any problem and tried a first waterstart.

      Kitesurf Discover / Progression Combo

      Duration: 12 hours

      Duration: 12 hours

      Objectives

      Riding in both directions

      Book
      from 620 € / Person

      Objectives

      Riding in both directions

      Duration: 12 hours

      Included/Excluded

      • Board
      • Kite
      • Bar
      • Harness
      • Helmet
      • Wetsuit
      • Life Jacket
      • Insurance
      • Assistance from a rescue boat
      • Certificate

      Don't forget

      • Swimming costume/shorts
      • Sunscreen
      • Towel

      Information

      For all of you who are serious about learning how to kitesurf.
      This combination of 6 hours beginner course and 6 hours progression course will teach you all the necessary basics to safely ride in both directions.

      Requirements

      You can swim comfortably in open sea

      Kitesurf Private Lessons

      Objectives

      You set the goal !

      Book
      from 190 € / Person

      Objectives

      You set the goal !

      Included/Excluded

      • Board
      • Kite
      • Bar
      • Harness
      • Helmet
      • Wetsuit
      • Life Jacket
      • Insurance
      • Assistance from a rescue boat
      • Certificate

      Don't forget

      • Swimming costume/shorts
      • Sunscreen
      • Towel

      Information

      Private beginner lessons will get you to improve a lot faster as you have the full attention of your kitesurf instructor.
      For all the ones who need that extra guidance to feel reassured and confident while learning.

      Requirements

      You can swim comfortably in open sea

      Intermediate

      Kitesurf Refresher Course

      Duration: 2 hours

      Duration: 2 hours

      Objectives

      Refresh your level

      Book
      from 130 € / Person

      Objectives

      Refresh your level

      Duration: 2 hours

      Included/Excluded

      • Board
      • Kite
      • Bar
      • Harness
      • Helmet
      • Wetsuit
      • Life Jacket
      • Insurance
      • Certificate

      Don't forget

      • Swimming costume/shorts
      • Sunscreen
      • Towel

      Information

      You have done some Kitesurfing before but you are not sure of how much you remember? 
      During this 2 hours semi-private course, we will pick up on the things you still are able to do and make sure you feel safe and comfortable on the water.

      Requirements

      You can swim comfortably in open sea

      Kitesurf Independant Course

      Duration: 6 hours/ 3x 2 hours

      Duration: 6 hours/ 3x 2 hours

      Objectives

      Become an independant and safe kitesurfer

      Book
      from 360 € / Person

      Objectives

      Become an independant and safe kitesurfer

      Duration: 6 hours/ 3x 2 hours

      Included/Excluded

      • Board
      • Kite
      • Bar
      • Harness
      • Helmet
      • Wetsuit
      • Life Jacket
      • Insurance

        Don't forget

        • Swimming costume/shorts
        • Sunscreen
        • Towel

        Information

        You have got you kite basics dialled in, but still struggle with going upwind and don't feel quite ready to go entirely on your own yet.
        During this course, we will teach you on how to become an independent and safe kitesurfer.

        Requirements

        You can swim comfortably in open sea

        Kitesurf Private Lessons

        Objectives

        You set the goal !

        Book
        from 190 € / Person

        Objectives

        You set the goal !

        Included/Excluded

        • Board
        • Kite
        • Bar
        • Harness
        • Helmet
        • Wetsuit
        • Life Jacket
        • Insurance
        • Assistance from a rescue boat
        • Certificate

        Don't forget

        • Swimming costume/shorts
        • Sunscreen
        • Towel

        Information

        You can freely choose the topic and the time of your lesson. You will have the undivided attention of your instructor during this time.

        Requirements

        You can swim comfortably in open sea

        Advanced

        Kitesurf Foil Training

        Duration: 2-4 hours

        Duration: 2-4 hours

        Objectives

        Learn how to fly with a Foil

        Book
        from 130 € / Person

        Objectives

        Learn how to fly with a Foil

        Duration: 2-4 hours

        Included/Excluded

        • Board
        • Kite
        • Bar
        • Harness
        • Helmet
        • Wetsuit
        • Life Jacket
        • Insurance
        • Assistance from a rescue boat
        • Certificate

        Don't forget

        • Swimming costume/shorts
        • Sunscreen
        • Towel

        Information

        Our specially trained instructors will help you to safely manage your first flights. The only risk will be that you get hooked and never want anything else after that lesson!

        Requirements

        You can swim comfortably in open sea

        Kitesurf Strapless Training

        Duration: 2-4 hours

        Duration: 2-4 hours

        Objectives

        Learn how to ride Strapless

        Book
        from 130 € / Person

        Objectives

        Learn how to ride Strapless

        Duration: 2-4 hours

        Included/Excluded

        • Board
        • Kite
        • Bar
        • Harness
        • Wetsuit
        • Insurance
        • Assistance from a rescue boat
        • Certificate

        Don't forget

        • Swimming costume/shorts
        • Sunscreen
        • Towel

        Information

        During our strapless classes, the instructor will teach the differences between riding a Twintip board to riding a Strapless surfboard. Waterstarting, efficient riding and Jibing are the usual topics we teach during Kitesurf Strapless Training.

        Requirements

        You can swim comfortable in open sea

        Kitesurf Trick Time Course

        Duration: 2-4 hours

        Duration: 2-4 hours

        Objectives

        Learn a new trick

        Book
        from 130 € / Person

        Objectives

        Learn a new trick

        Duration: 2-4 hours

        Included/Excluded

        • Board
        • Kite
        • Bar
        • Harness
        • Wetsuit
        • Life Jacket
        • Insurance
        • Certificate

        Don't forget

        • Swimming costume/shorts
        • Sunscreen
        • Towel

        Information

        Once you are not struggling anymore with going upwind the doors are wide open to start with jumping or any other 'Move or Trick' kitesurfing has to offer.

        Requirements

        You can swim comfortably in open sea

        Kitesurf Private Lessons

        Objectives

        You set the goal !

        Book
        from 190 € / Person

        Objectives

        You set the goal !

        Included/Excluded

        • Board
        • Kite
        • Bar
        • Harness
        • Helmet
        • Wetsuit
        • Life Jacket
        • Insurance
        • Assistance from a rescue boat
        • Certificate

        Don't forget

        • Swimming costume/shorts
        • Sunscreen
        • Towel

        Information

        You can freely choose the topic and the time of your lesson. You will have the undivided attention of your instructor during this time.

        Requirements

        You can swim comfortably in open sea

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        We understand that deciding on the correct kitesurf package from the comfort of your home might be challenging. Don’t you worry! Even if you chose a package, that turns out to be under or over your limits or expectations, we are more than happy to assist you with the choice. You will never have to join a lesson, which actually does not suit your expectations or level. 

        After every session your instructor will give you detailed feedback and recommendation on how to continue – no matter which course you initially booked. Your success, progress and happiness is all that matter to us!

        A word about

        ION CLUB Bibo Tarifa

        Tarifa- the wind capital of Europe. Right at the beginning of the beautiful Costa de la Luz, where the Atlantic ocean meets the Mediterranean sea and Europe meets Africa, you can find the mecca for all water enthusiasts. With it’s location, this spot offers wind and sun for almost 300 days a year and makes it the best kitesurfing, wingsurf and windsurfing destination in the world.

        There are two predominant winds in Tarifa- LEVANTE and PONIENTE. Levante is a warm, dry and strong wind, blowing from the east (“levantar” in Spanish means “to rise”, as the sun rises in the east) and can get up to the speed of 30- 40 knots. Poniente is blowing from the opposite direction, from the west (in Spanish “poner” means “to set”, as the sun sets in the west) and is a lighter, colder and moist wind blowing onshore. The combination of these two winds make Tarifa a perfect playground for anybody, who wants to enjoy the wind and he waves.

        BEST PERIODS

        April, May, June, July, August, September, October

        WIND

        During Summer time the dominating wind is Levante blowing from East (cross offshore from the left), in Autumn and Spring it is Poniente blowing from West (sideshore to cross onshore from the right).

        WAVES

        Choppy to flat water in Summer and some good swell can come in during Autumn and Winter season.

        HOW TO GET TO ION CLUB TARIFA?

        From Tarifa to ION CLUB

        Leave Tarifa town by the Roundabout close to Mercadona and Dia supermarket. To get onto the N340, take a turn to the left, direction beach. Stay on this street for around 10 minutes. You will pass a Gas station, Hotel Hurricane and Camping Valdevaqueros. Keep driving for another 200 metres and just after the restaurant yellow and black house« ZERO 9 » turn left before the next curve and continue all the way to the beach parking of ION CLUB Tarifa and BiBo Beach House right in front of you.

        From Jerez to Tarifa

        Follow the A-381 in the direction of A-390 for about 24 km and take the exit 24 and leave A-381. Take the A-396 in the direction of N-340/E5 for about 22 km and then take left on the N-340/E5 (follow the signs saying "Tarifa/Algeciras") and keep driving for about 40 km. Once you pass the village of Facinas, almost reaching Tarifa, you will see signs to « Punta Paloma » to the right. Keep driving for another kilometer and just before the restaurant ZERO 9 turn right and continue all the way to the beach parking. Our centre is situated right next to the restaurant BiBo Beach House.

        From Malaga to Tarifa

        Leave the airport, taking the AP-7 motorway in the direction of Algeciras/ Cadiz will be the fastest route (approx cost is 15 euros). It shortens the trip considerably as compared with the national road, which takes approx. 35 minutes more. Passing Algeciras, continue in the direction of Cadiz on the N-340, passing through the village of Pelayo in the mountains ; after about 20 km, Tarifa can be seen ahead.
        To get to the center, drive past the town of Tarifa and after about 10 km the Hurricane Hotel center can be seen on the left. After another 3 km you will see « Camping Valdevaqueros ». Keep driving for another 200 metres and just after the restaurant « ZERO 9 » turn left and continue all the way to the beach parking. Our centre is situated right next to the restaurant BiBo Beach House.

         

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        The story of the ION CLUB tells of people who have turned their passion for windsurfing and kitesurfing into a profession. Since its founding in 1985, customer orientation, team spirit, innovation and professionalism have been the top priorities of our corporate philosophy.
        The ION CLUB / Club Mistral has gained a lot of experience in the 30 years of its existence and has developed more and more into a company that focuses on communicating with guests and fulfilling their needs and wishes.
        With 18 water sports schools worldwide, we are one of the leading companies in this field. ION CLUB has a network of international partners in different countries. We strive to be international and multicultural and express this through the selection of our employees, who currently come from 24 different countries.