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Wind and Kite surfing Capitol

Tarifa was once an important military stronghold, but has converted itself into a remote fishing town, with a diffirence.

Tarifa attracts hundreds of tourists for the pleasure of either wind surfing or kite surfing or any other water sport for that matter.

Not only is it all about water it has a rich history to it, the Romans built a city here, as did the Moors and the Spanish, there are plenty of examples of this as you walk around.

Tarifa is very much a tourist hotspot, offering accomodations rangeing from budget to higher class.
The beach is nearby and offers clean safe, golden sandy beaches.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Water sports, history, shopping
  • Cons:can be crowded, prices are pumped up
  • In a nutshell:views, sand, sea and history it's all here
  • Last visit to Tarifa (Cadiz): Jul 2003
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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