This kitespot is another alternative for those days that in Tarifa the wind is too strong. The beach is wide but has mostly rock bottom. If you are going on a very good day to Caños de Meca, you will find also a very good spot for surfing waves.
The map of Caños de Meca

Caños de Meca is about 10 min from Conil de la Frontera. The bay on the left from the Faro de Trafalgar is one of the best spots to ride.
Check out the individual posts about the kitespots in Tarifa for more info.

Distance from Tarifa
  • approx. 65 km (45 min drive via Cadiz)
Best time to go
  • You can go kitesurfing all year around
  • Works better when in Tarifa is too strong wind
Beach
  • Fine sand and rocks in the water and sand
  • Length: 2.700 m
  • Width: 40 m
Water temperature
  • Summer: 22 to 25 °C
  • Winter: 16 to 18 °C
East wind (Levante)
  • Usually is off shore or side off shore
  • It is not that strong like in Tarifa
West wind (Poniente)
  • Normally side shore near the apartments
  • Side on shore near the lighthouse
Kite size
  • Levante: 7 to 9 m²
  • Poniente: 9 to 15 m²
Waves
  • With strong wind, good waves
  • In winter and with Levante you can get waves 2 to 3 meters
  • Great waves at the reef
Recommended level
  • Expert
Dangers
  • There are rocks in the water and at the beach
Infrastructure
Picture of Caños de Meca and el Cabo de Trafalgar, kitespot near Tarifa
Caños de Meca and el Cabo de Trafalgar, kitespot near Tarifa

Wind forecast

Pros and cons in Caños de Meca

 When is strong Levante in Tarifa, you have less wind in Caños de Meca
 Levante wind is normally more constant
 Wide beach to launch and land your kite
 Is not so crowded like in Tarifa
 On no wind days, lots of other activities
 Webcams with view of the beach

 It is 45 min drive from Tarifa
 In high season this spot can get crowded (July and August)

Webcam

Beach and kitespot Caños de Meca near Tarifa
Webcam of Caños de Meca

Kitespots near Caños de Meca

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

More infos about Tarifa and surroundings

Visit the post about Tarifa, the town which is connecting several kitespots like this one. There you will find some additional information about the nearest airports, bus stations and a lot more:

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