Getares although is 21 km from the city, is another option when Levante is strong in Tarifa. The orientation of these coasts is opposite to the tarifeñas coasts, so that the wind blows with direction on shore, allowing a safe and calm ride.

This kitespot is located at the south of Algeciras and when the conditions accompany you it can be a quite interesting sessions of kitesurfing.

The map of Getares

Check out the individual posts about the kitespots in Tarifa for more info.

Distance from Tarifa
  • approx. 21 km (20 min drive via Algeciras)
Best time to go
  • The best months are between May and November
  • It usually works better when the wind in Tarifa is Levante and is above 30 knots
Beach
  • Fine sand with shells and in some places rocks
  • Length: 1.500 m
  • Width: 50 m
Water temperature
  • Summer: 22 to 25 °C
  • Winter: 16 to 18 °C
East wind (Levante)
  • Usually the wind is very on shore, which is not recommended for beginners
  • Side on
West wind (Poniente)
  • Can be gusty
  • Off Shore
Kite size
  • Levante: 7 to 9 m²
  • Poniente: 9 to 15 m²
Waves
  • With Levante you can find good waves
  • With storm you can get strong waves and choppy
Recommended level
  • Intermediate
  • Expert
Dangers
  • There are rocks in the water
  • Currents
Infrastructure
Additional infos
  • In summer, from the 15th June to 15th September, it is prohibited to kitesurf here. The beach is reserved for swimmers
Kitespot Getares near Tarifa with storm and Levante
Kitespot Getares near Tarifa with storm and Levante

Wind forecast

Pros and cons in Getares

 When is strong Levante in Tarifa, you have less wind in Getares
  Levante wind is normally more constant than in Tarifa
 Wide beach to launch and land your kite
 Normally wind is on shore
 On no wind days, lots of other activities
 Webcams with view of the beach

 It is 20 min drive from Tarifa
 In summer it is prohibited to kitesurf here

Webcam

Webcam of Getares near Tarifa
Webcam of Getares near Tarifa

Kitespots near Getares

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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