Arte Vida is situated in one of the hotels that has access to the sea. This kitespot is known for its waves and its chill-out garden which has a party atmosphere during the summer.

It is well known for the locals, most of them spend their time in this kitespot. This is the last beach of Los Lances north. Check out the individual posts about the kitespots in Tarifa for more info.

The map of Arte Vida

Distance from Tarifa
  • approx. 6 km
Best time to go
  • You can go kitesurfing all year around
  • The best months are between May and November
  • Fine sand, and some small rocks
  • Length: 4.050 m
  • Width: 90 m
Water temperature
  • Summer: 22 to 25 °C
  • Winter: 16 to 18 °C
East wind (Levante)
  • Normally is side off shore
  • Can get gusty
West wind (Poniente)
  • Normally is side on shore
  • Perfect kitespot for waves with Poniente
Kite size
  • Levante: 4 to 8 m²
  • Poniente: 9 to 15 m²
  • From October until May, waves are very clean
Recommended level
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Expert
  • There are some rocks in the water
Additional infos
  • During the months of June to August, you can buy vouchers for rescue boats and can navigate safely even with off shore wind (the voucher costs 30 € for 2 rescues to 50 € 5 rescues)
View from the hotel Arte Vida
View from the hotel Arte Vida

Wind forecast

Pros and cons in Arte y Vida

 High probability of wind
 Wide beach to launch and land your kite
 The farther away the summer, the waves are bigger
 On no wind days, lots of other activities
 Webcams with view of the beach

 The wind can be gusty


Arte Vida
Webcam Arte Vida

Kitespots near Arte Vida

  • Agua and Waves – For all levels with Poniente or Levante with rescue boats
  • Dos Mares – Hotel with access to the beach and kitesurf school
  • Valdevaqueros – Safest beach with Levante, good thermal wind, lots of events like world championship
  • Bolonia –  There is less wind in days of heavy Levante in Tarifa
  • Caños de Meca – Known for its waves, 45 mins outside of Tarifa

Here you can find a complete list of the kitespots in Tarifa.

More infos about Arte Vida in Tarifa

Visit the post about Tarifa, the town which is connecting several kitespots like this one. There you will find some additional information like how to get to Arte Vida easily without a car and a lot more.

  •  No wind on your favorite kitespot? Near Valdevaqueros you can go horse riding, sup, trekking and so much more. Find all the alternative activities here:
  •  You have some bars and even DJ’s at this beach to relax after your kite session. But if you want some more action in the evening, check out the post about bars and nightclubs of Tarifa
  •  Ready to learn kitesurfing? Find out more about the kiteschools around Tarifa
  •  Do you need to buy some equipment? For sure you will find what you are looking for at the kitesurfshops in Tarifa
  •  For a nice lunch or dinner, you have lots of possibilities around Tarifa. Discover  the best restaurants, cafes and chiringuitos here
  •  This kitespot is in a hotel. But there are several more options in Tarifa. Find out in this post about the best accommodations and hotels

If you want to add some information about this kitespot, get in contact here 🙂