Practise kitesurf safely in one of the most popular destinations in the world

OVERVIEW

Anyone between the age of 14 and 17 and of any skill level is more than welcome to join our Kitesurf Camp.

All difficulty levels

Whole package included

At Lenguaventura, we have adapted our kitesurf camp to meet our young campers needs and endeavour to cater for different demands and capabilities.

We run our Kitesurf Camps for teens in Tarifa in cooperation with different kitesurf schools. After many years of successful working together we consider them our friends who have proven in many occasion that they care as much for our teenagers as we do. The teens are guaranteed to use the safest and most adequate equipment, given their technical skills, body weight and the wind-force, allowing a safe and quick learning experience.

All three schools are IKO (International Kiteschool Organisation) affiliated centres. This affiliation means that the school follows the highest international quality standards to organise efficient and safe kitesurfing courses. They have an international team of experienced, multilingual and certified instructors, using the latest teaching methods, making it possible for any student to safely become an independent kitesurfer.

Meet the head instructor

Franky

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Choose the intensity of your Kitesurf camp experience:

  • Group course (four students, sharing the kitesurf gear available in pairs): The goals during the summer camp are to learn the basics of kitesurfing, try a new experience or consolidate knowledge in kitesurfing achieved beforehand and choose to progress at a slower pace.
  • Semi-private course (two students, each one with own kitesurf gear): The goals are to learn or improve quickly and with the best possible efficiency to reach the next skill level.
  • Rental Kitesurf gear and supervision: Advanced independent kitesurfers have the opportunity to hire kitesurf gear and getting supervision of an instructor ashore. This is a great way for experienced kitesurfers to practice in one of the best kitesurfing spots in the world in a safe environment.   

The kitesurfing group lessons as well as the semi-private courses will take place on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays for three hours per day, in total 12 hours per week. Kitesurf gear rental covers the days and the time that the group kitesurfing courses are running (12 hours per week).

The kitesurf gear includes a board, kite, helmet, trapeze, wetsuit, lifejacket.

Skill levels

  • Level 0. Starting from zero experience.
  • Level 1. The student can fly a kite on beach.
  • Level 2. The student can body drag in the water and water re-launch the kite.
  • Level 3. The student is able to do the water start.
  • Level 4. Advanced level – able to ride upwind.

Recommendation:

With a level 3 or above, semi-private tuition is recommended in order for the student’s skills to benefit the maximum from the kitesurf lessons and make the lessons the most enjoyable. With a level 4 – 5 gear rental could be considered. 

  • 1 – 4 weeks with instruction or gear rental and supervision

  • Group size: never exceeds four  participants in a group course and two in a semi-private course.

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Lenguaventura is a bilingual water sport summer camp for teenagers in Tarifa, Southern Spain.    
  • Tarifa, Spain

Why choose Lenguavenura.com

  • Pioneers is running water sport camps for teens

  • Language program boosting communication skills

  • Friendly, long-standing and well run

  • Integration, community involvement and team spirit

Dates Days Price Book
02.07 – 09.07.2023 8 1285 € Book
09.07 – 16.07.2023 8 1285 € Book
16.07 – 23.07.2023 8 1285 € Book
23.07 – 30.07.2023 8 1285 € Book
Dates Days Price Book
02.07 – 16.07.2023 15 2525 € Book
09.07 – 23.07.2023 15 2525 € Book
16.07 – 30.07.2023 15 2525 € Book
Dates Days Price Book
02.07 – 23.07.2023 22 3575 € Book
09.07 – 30.07.2023 22 3575 € Book
Dates Days Price Book
02.07 – 30.07.2023 29 4320 € Book

Hostel style accommodation located in Tarifa town exclusive for summer campers from Lenguaventura and their staff. Just a stone’s throw away from the old city centre and the town’s beaches which offer a beautiful views across the Strait of Gibraltar and on clear days to the African continent. 

The dormitories offer accommodation for a maximum of three students in one room and teens are allocated by gender and age and if possible by nationalities. This allows participants to make new friends from different countries and communicate as much as possible in the target language (Spanish or English).

Facilities
  • Bedrooms to share for a maximum of 3 pax per room
  • Lockers for personal belongings
  • Theatre for performances
  • Ping pong table and table soccer
  • Outdoor sport installations
  • Dining room
  • Classrooms
  • free WiFi
  • Office which is always available for getting information, advice or listening to suggestions.
  • Kitchen with professional staff who prepare fresh and healthy food for our teens.

Sanitary facilities are located on every floor with single showers, toilets and basin. Additional toilets are available in the common  area and on the girls’ floor.

The lounge area has sofas and chairs for socializing, playing games, or using the venue’s free Wi-Fi. A patio and a courtyard outside can be enjoyed for sport activities or practising abilities on the slack line.

Days of the week Monday/Tuesday/Thursday/Friday Wednesday and Saturday Sunday
Morning Language classes Full day excursion Sports
Midday Lunch Lunch
Afternoon Kitesurf Workshops/Beach
Free time Free time
Evening Dinner
Evening activities and soirées

Communication skills: 

12 hours a week, always Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday in the morning, working on communication skills in Spanish or English through areas that promote the personal growth of the young person.

Young people learn and improve their Spanish or English through group language activities. Lenguaventura is 100 %, so participants are in contact with both languages from the start.

Excursions:

Wednesdays and Saturdays full day excursions are on the schedule. A combination of cultural, sport and leisure activities.

Lenguaventura Summer Camp is only possible with the support of a wonderful group of people who share the same enthusiasm, which we are proud to call our team. At Lenguaventura, we are lucky to have great professionals who share our philosophy.

Our staff are always on hand to support our teenage campers and fix things if they go wrong to ensure the students always feel protected and properly looked after.

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Tarifa is amongst the most famous spots for water sport activities with endless white sand beaches.

It is the southernmost point of the European mainland and it is only a stone throw away from the African continent with regular ferry boats to Tangier in Morocco which takes only one hour. The smallest passage of the Strait of Gibraltar is 14 kilometers. Further to this in Tarifa the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean meet.

The accommodation of the Camp has an own kitchen with an in-house chef, all prepared fresh and using fresh ingredients. Campers can enjoy daily healthy nutrient-rich meals, including a three course menu for lunch and dinner. The menus are varied, to fuel the teens for their activities.

For the excursion days a picnic is prepared.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Two snacks one during the break from the language classes and after returning from the activities back to the Camp. Fruits and water is available around the clock

The Camp caters to all special dietary requirements. If a teen has special dietary requirements it’s a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a booking.

  • Accommodation in shared rooms, including full board dining (three meals and a snack). When our campers take whole day excursions, they will receive a lunch pack of healthy food, unless a lunch stop is included in the trip
  • 12 hours language activities (Spanish or English) organised by native teachers and evaluation report
  • Counselor and tutor assistance
  • Night monitor
  • Cultural, recreational and sports activities 
  • Kitesurf course as booked and all Kitesurf material (board, kite, helmet, trapeze, wetsuit, life jacket)
  • The option rental kitesurf gear without course includes all material as above
  • Laundry twice a week
  • WiFi
  • Transfer from and to the airport, if arrival is in Málaga or Gibraltar on July 2nd, July 9th and July 16th and departure from Málaga or Gibraltar on July 16th, 23rd or 30th. For transfer costs on other dates or airports please check below
  • Private transportation for all activities and excursions (admissions included)
  • Indemnity insurance/Accident insurance

The flight ticket is not included.

The busiest airport in Southern Spain is Málaga. For students coming from the British Isles, Gibraltar is a possible option. This service is included in the price as long as arrivals and departures are on Sundays from Málaga or Gibraltar.

The teens are all picked up or dropped of at the airport Málaga or Gibraltar whenever their arrival or departure time is. If possible don’t choose arrival flights too late at night.

We also fetch the teenagers on other days than Sundays and at the airport in Jerez de la Frontera or Seville at an additional cost.

It is possible that parents accompany their son/daughter to the Camp. Arrival time should preferably be after 12:00 pm. At the end of the Camp parents who pick up their children could come between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm. Parents should advise  Lenguaventura in advance about the time they plan to pick up.

All information about arrivals and meeting point at the airport is available in our personalized customer center to which all registered campers and their parents have access.

  • A reservation requires a deposit of € 650 due one week after having received the booking form. The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled between 29 and 16 days prior to the starting date.

Click here to read more about our cancellation policy under paragraph 4.

Book with flexible conditions

Need to cancel your trip due to COVID-19?

Cancel up to 14 days prior to the arrival date and you can reschedule your booking free of charge, or receive store credit for your non-refundable deposit to use at another time.

1. What is the difference between a group kitesurf course and a semi-private course and which course is the best fit for my child?

It is the intensity above all that makes the difference. For those students who have never practiced kitesurfing and who want to have a first experience to find out whether they really like this sport a group course with four students, sharing the kitesurf gear available in pairs is recommended. This course is less intensive but at all times very professional and every student learns a lot as a team member. It can also be an option for these students with more advanced levels but who prefer to consolidate their knowledge without rush and enjoy sharing the course with peers of the same level.

If a student is already an advanced kitesurfer and the goal is to reach the next level or to progress in the most efficient way and at a fast pace, a semi-private course (two students with their own kitesurf gear each) in this case is highly recommended. The kitesurf school recommends semi-private classes from level 3 onwards.

2. What happens if wind conditions do not allow to practise water sports?

We are a pure water sport camp. That is why we are very flexible and spare no effort to change our program when the wind conditions require it. If the wind is unsuitable on a scheduled water sport day, we recover as many hours as possible on more suitable days. Alternatively, we offer activities such as surf, SUP, wakeboard or go for an Adventure activity.

3. What is the situation when my child comes alone to the Camp?

Your child will not be the only one coming alone and we know there is nothing to fear, as kids coming alone are very open to new friendships and generally fit in with one another very quickly.

4. How is the supervision organised?

The Camp staff takes care of the kids around the clock. During the night we have a night counselor.

5. Do you admit children of 13 years?

Yes we do, especially if they come with an older brother or sister or if parents are sure that their kid/ kids can cope with being away from home. These young teenagers have to be aware that they will be amongst the youngest which is not a problem for the summer camp and hopefully neither for themselves.

6. Covid-19 safety regulations

We will keep our students and their parents up to date with any new Covid-19 regulations. We would inform parents in an email ahead of schedule about any new incidence that might occur.

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We will keep our students and their parents up to date with any new Covid-19 regulations on our home page.