Study abroad in Tarifa

Take a Spanish course in Tarifa, the laid-back town on the southernmost tip of Spain, where the Mediterranean meets the Atlantic. 

With stiff winds arriving off the Atlantic, Tarifa is a mecca for surfers, windsurfers and kitesurfers. For this reason, during the summer the town is busy with visitors enjoying the fantastic conditions on beaches like Playa de Los Lances, Valdevaqueros and Punta Paloma. You can escape from the heat and the beach activities by relaxing in one of the town´s various tapas joints or chilled-out bars. 

Africa is only 14 kilometers away from Tarifa and you can easily visit Morocco by boat from here. However, you can already feel the North African vibe in the town, with its white-washed buildings, Moorish architecture and winding streets. The town received its name from a military commander, Tarif ibn Malik, who arrived here in 711 as part of the first Moorish invasion of the peninsula. 

Tarifa may be a small town but it is full of great historical sites, including Guzman castle built in the 10th century, the Puerta de Jerez, various ancient churches and, nearby, the ruins of the Roman city Baelo Claudia.  

Language schools in Tarifa

Language courses abroad in Hispalense

In addition to its high-quality teaching and supportive learning environment, Hispalense offers its students a range of cultural and sporting activities to complement their Spanish lessons. Founded in 1989 under Swiss management, the school is located in the popular water sports spot Tarifa. You can take advantage of this fantastic location by booking a special course that combines Spanish lessons

Further details

Tarifa - Travel Guide

Climate in Tarifa

Tarifa - Pictures

Yalea Languages - Language courses abroad
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