La Escuela Del Sol in Costa Rica is an language immersion program for people who want to learn Spanish fast while having an adventure in a tropical paradise. We offer a 1 to 4 week, college level, Spanish language program as well as additional courses for adventure and self enhancement which can be combined with Spanish classes.
Whether you want to learn fire dancing, surfing, obtain scuba certification or practice yoga, there is a course for you. We even offer College Credit for our Spanish curriculum! All of our teachers have achieved college degrees and teach a university level curriculum to guarantee you a top of the line education.
We're located in Montezuma, a picturesque little town known for its tranquility, its beauty and its sense of adventure, on the eastern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica. Whether this is your first attempt to learn the language or the culmination of a lifelong quest, Costa Rica is an unbeatable place to study Spanish. “Ticos,” world famous for their spirit of life and hospitality are also well known for what’s widely agreed upon, as the “cleanest” and most understandable accent of all Spanish speaking countries.
Student Testimonial: “Hey Jeremy!! I just want to tell you that I had an amazing time at your school, and in Montezuma. I miss you and Andrea lots, and I want to go back to Montezuma so badly! Thanks for everything, honestly I've never been as happy as I was in Montezuma.”
- Kristina W.
Located close to San Jose, Costa Rica, Personalized Spanish was established in 2001 as a boutique school to offer a better approach to teaching a foreign language. Our program focuses on a communicative philosophy with flexible lesson plans to meet the needs of each one of our students at the same time that they are involved in the Costa Rican culture. We offer a relaxed, cozy and yet professional environment with programs for adults, seniors and children from around the world at all levels - beginner, intermediate & advanced.
The school is located in a peaceful and safe suburban neighborhood between the two major cities of San Jose and Cartago. There is excellent public transportation with buses running regularly; it will take you only 30 minutes to get from here to downtown San Jose. We provide academic excellence and convenience for you picking you up at the international airport Juan Santa Maria and transferring you to your homestay or accommodation. Volunteer opportunities available!
- Private Spanish Lessons
- Semi-Private Spanish Lessons
- Mini group (not more than 3 per class)
- Spanish Pronto! for travelers
- Spanish for groups and families (discounts)
- Spanish for Expats and Costa Rican residents (discounts)
- Spanish for Professional Purposes (Spanish for Healthcare; Spanish for Business & Law)
The Spanish school in Manuel Antonio , Costa Rica was started in 1992 and is today recognized as one of the best Spanish language schools in Costa Rica. In addition to offering excellent Spanish language programs, you will be hard pressed to find a more beautiful location within Costa Rica. The school itself sits on the side of a mountain overlooking the Manuel Antonio Beach Park Area and the Pacific. Classrooms are comfortable, and are situated both inside the building and outside on the comfortable patio. This school is the perfect option for those who want to get away from to the beaches and natural parks of Costa Rica, while at the same time learning Spanish.
When students arrive at the Spanish school in Manuel Antonio, they are given an oral proficiency interview to determine their level. Based on this interview, they are placed tentatively in one of six levels. Once placed in a class, students will experience the schools' total immersion methodology. Classes are conducted completely in Spanish. The school uses custom designed curriculum and text materials.
Group Classes: 4 lessons per day in class sizes of no more than 6 individuals. Average class size ranges from 4-8 students. During four lessons sessions, students participate actively in a small group environment. Each student is assured attention to their individual academic needs. If total immersion becomes a difficulty, we offer supplemental instruction in English once a week in order to clarify any doubts.
4. Study Spanish Surf Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio
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Study Spanish & Surf Costa Rica is one hot spot! With 755 miles of coastline on two oceans, Costa Rica has more breaks than you can shake a stick at! The country's selection of surf spots range from idyllic beach breaks to coral platforms where the water leaps up and tubes like a miniature Pipeline. The country's surf is complemented by its comfortable water temperatures (you can leave that wet suit at home), beautiful scenery, and the convenience of a variety of accommodations and restaurants near most breaks. We are located in Quepos, right on the doorstep of the Famous Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, minutes from the beach and in the heart of the best breaks of the South Pacific Coast! Come join us in our small friendly school, learn good Spanish from our excellent teachers, ride the local waves, explore the National Parks, see stunning wildlife, try new adventures, make new friends and have the adventure of our life!
At Spanish and Surf we teach you Spanish skills and share cultural experiences that will allow you to experience 'pura vida' fully. Our Main programs include: Spanish & Surf, and general Spanish at 10 different levels.
5. Samara Spanish School
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At Samara Spanish School you will be able to learn Spanish while at the same time explore beautiful Costa Rica and enjoy the amazing things it has to offer, all this while combining great learning, a great place to stay and incredible adventures. Samara Beach is located in Guanacaste on the Nicoya Peninsula along the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Samara is one of the most pristine beaches in Costa Rica.
We have created an amazing program by combining the teaching experience of Intensa, the tour experience of Carrillo Adventures and the beautiful Hotel Villas Playa Samara. It is a complete learning experience while surrounded by the best place, best people and incredible wildlife and adventure.
After an assessment of your Spanish language level you will be placed in a group with the same level and objectives as yourself. Groups are usually ranging from 2-6 students and are composed of people from different backgrounds. You will be able to socialize and make friends from around the world as well as learn Spanish with local people while experiencing the beautiful Costa Rica and one of its best spots.
- Spanish language classes
- Private Spanish lessons may be given upon request.
6. School Of The World
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The School of the World is a traveler's education school located on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, in the town of Playa Jaco. The programs offered at the school are some of the most original and innovative options available for travelers today, offering more learning vacation options than any other language school or surf camp in Costa Rica. Costa Rica's beautiful countryside, friendly native Spanish speaking people, and stunning beaches form the perfect backdrop for studying Spanish, surfing, yoga, and digital photography. Lodging is included (double occupancy, private room available for an additional cost), and all of our guest rooms at the school are air conditioned with private bathrooms and kitchen access. The school is in a centrally located and quiet neighborhood, just a short walk from the beach. In the event that the rooms are full at our main location we provide similar accommodations nearby. We are also offering Homestay.
Our current program offerings include Spanish, Surfing, yoga, and Digital Photography (and combinations of these can be taken as well). Programs begin every Monday (with check-in to the school on Sunday) and we have one, two and four weeks programs. Field trips, textbooks and surfboards are included with the programs. College credit available.
7. Universal de Idiomas
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Learn Spanish and make friends in Costa Rica! With over 26 years teaching Spanish, Universal de Idiomas Spanish Language Institute is one of the most experienced Spanish schools in Costa Rica, and the perfect place to learn or practice Spanish. Universal de Idiomas provides a perfect setting for learning Spanish and making life long friends. It is our goal to teach in a quick and efficient manner, thus enabling the student to get the most out of each week of school.
Spanish in Action, Centro Cultural de Idiomas, Language School and Lodge offers complete classes in conversational Spanish. We have flexible courses and rates for your specific needs. Whether it's a two-week Survival Course, two month Intensive Immersion course, or even if you'll just be here for a few days, we can accommodate you. We are located in Alajuela, Costa Rica, 50 meters south of the Post Office. We offer home stay accommodation, tours, travel advice, and personalized service.
We are a school of Spanish immersion, located in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica and also in the beautiful islands of Bocas Del Toro, Panama. We offer various academic programs, such as Spanish only, Spanish and Surf, Spanish and Scuba Dive, Spanish and Dance, Spanish and Adventure and Spanish and Volunteer.
We offer classes from a complete beginner, intermediate, advanced and superior (ACTFL). It is equivalent to European levels A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2. Our approach to education is casual and relaxed but at the same time we take teaching Spanish seriously and make sure that our students benefit as much as possible from their time with us. We are very customer oriented and will assist our students in any way we can to make sure that our clients are happy while with us and leave even happier.
We are certified by Instituto CERVANTES, Spain for the quality of education that we offer.
- Spanish Only
- Spanish and Surf
- Spanish and Adventure
- Spanish and Dance
- Spanish and Scuba dive
- Spanish and Volunteer
10. Costa Rica Spanish Online Institute
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Costa Rica Spanish Online Institute offers quality Spanish language lessons and material to ensure customer satisfaction. Learning Spanish as a foreign language and taking Spanish lessons to improve your language skills requires a language facilitator; a teacher that is able to encourage you to practice what you learn.
Costa Rica Spanish Online Institute provides experienced language instructors who exhibit expertise in the field, as well as the ability to motivate the student to speak the language. Our online Spanish courses will encourage you to speak Spanish as you learn Spanish grammar.
We are a customer driven Spanish language school owned by a Costa Rican language teacher who was raised in the United States, with over 29 years hands-on experience teaching Spanish as a foreign language to visitors that come to Costa Rica on business trips and holidays.
Our new online Spanish courses on Skype offer high quality lessons. You can practice your language skills before you travel to Latin America.
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