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Hotstick Kitesurf and SUP School Tarifa
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4 Apr 2016
“4 day kite-surfing course”
26 Oct 2015
“Mixed reviews - great instructor - poor & unfriendly management”
Whether you are a beginner to these fascinating sports, or already advanced, we have created an excellent kitesurf and SUP learning program to make sure you are improving and enjoying it in a short time.We offer you the best available instructors...more
Calle Batalla del Salado 41, 11380 Tarifa, Spain
+34 647 15 55 16
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Reviewed 4 April 2016

Just got back from a 4 day kitesurfing course with Hotstick in Tarifa. Had a fantastic experience with the guys there who guided me from being a struggling water-starter (ie. always in the water) to a proper kite-surfer (ie. actually riding on the waves). I...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Oliver C
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Pros: - Our instructor for the first 3 of 4 days was fantastic - great English for a Frenchman with high energy and did his best to coach us - Lucky for us, we had booked into a group of 4 but for the first...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank hjd1984
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

We have just completed a 5 day course with Hotstick Kitesurf. The instructors are passionate about kitesurfing & do as much as they can to take each student through the theory & get them in the water. They were very flexible with times to make...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank BornInScotland
Reviewed 12 September 2015

HotStick is one of the most PRO school. I learned my first steps at Playa de Los Lances with Tilo and his great stuff Pro Team, don't miss if you are planing to visit Tarifa Spot

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank isidrond
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

These guys did what they said and were on time and organised. Also reasonably priced. Definitely didn't get the impression that the instructor liked teaching kids and if we didn't stay close he tended to wander off to chat to his mates. The kids did...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank ferrisbk
Reviewed 1 June 2015

I had a lovely time trying to remember all stuff I learnt in the past with Manuel from HS. Thanks to Tilo and all the guys from the team & shop. Definitely back in Tarifa as soon as mass tourism is over ( i.e. september)...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Marc K
Reviewed 1 May 2015

We started to learn Kitesurfing with hotstick, did our first upwind rides with hotstick, our first jumps and finally bought our first equipment at hotstick. We enjoyed all of it and recommend the school to all our friends who want to learn kite surfing. Instrucors...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Aurélien M
tarifa2014, Owner at Hotstick Kitesurf and SUP School Tarifa, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2015

hi Aurélien, thanks for your review. For us it is a matter of honour not to do kite lessons, if the conditions don´t allow it, so if the wind is too light or too strong. Good to hear, that you are also happy with the...More

Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

I had a great time kiting with hotstick.. An excellent instructor, friendly & welcoming atmosphere, v. professionally run and lots of fun. Thanks guys!!

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank FelicityA76
tarifa2014, Owner at Hotstick Kitesurf and SUP School Tarifa, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2015

Hi Felicity, thanks for your review. we also enjoyed having you as student. hope to see you some time soon. cheers

Reviewed 25 April 2015

Friendly and experienced instructors, groovy new kite gear, organised and general open happy vibe. We had two boys (7 and 9 years) keen to learn to kitesurf. The instructors were cool with the boys and included us parents in the lesson which made it really...More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank Rich B
tarifa2014, Owner at Hotstick Kitesurf and SUP School Tarifa, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2015

Hey mate, thanks for your review. we also enjoyed the time with you and your kids! i hope they keep practising and will be riding soon! see you

Reviewed 23 April 2015

I traveled to Tarifa for a week to take my kiteboarding skills from beginner to the next level. I had already done an initiation in Tarifa previously but had had a very bad experience with another school there. A friend of mine told me about...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Darbrider
tarifa2014, Owner at Hotstick Kitesurf and SUP School Tarifa, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2015

Thanks for your review mate! It was a pleasure to have you as guest. Even though you don´t need lessons any more, maybe we can have some time on the water together, when you come back in may. cheers

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