Learn Spanish in Costa Rica

If you are looking to study Spanish overseas you really should consider Costa Rica as your destination. There are great value classes available to join throughout the year and you will get to see spectacular sights in your spare time. 


Spanish Language Courses in Costa Rica

Find great value Spanish courses from the best language schools in Costa Rica.

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Spanish schools Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of the most beautiful destinations in the world to learn Spanish, most language schools are located in San José but there are options throughout the country. Costa Rica is famous for its ecology and it offers an amazing variety of scenery and activities. It has become one of the most popular destinations to learn Spanish. The combination of studying and activities is unbeatable. 

The language schools we partner with helps hundreds of students every year to learn Spanish to four different corners in Costa Rica. By joining a course you will gain a deeper understanding of the local culture and work on your Spanish skills in Costa Rica. You’ll master the basics with the help of expert tutors and practice your new skills as you explore new sights! There are day, night and weekend courses available to join, these can be booked in advance through our website.

Prepare for a unique cultural experience where you’ll get a real taste of life in Costa Rica by choosing to live with a local family as you get to grips with Spanish!

One to one classes are usually held from Monday to Friday starting at 8am and finishing at 12am with a 20 minute break, the rest of the day will be yours to spend exploring or taking part in the range of optional activities, some of which include latin dance classes and cooking classes. Some schools offer combo courses where you will get to go sightseeing or even join a rewarding free volunteer program in Costa Rica.


Best Places to Study Spanish in Costa Rica

Costa Rica has a very good and safe public transport system, you can travel by bus and plane easily to locations throughout the country. These are the most popular destinations for internationals:


San Jose

The capital of Costa Rica and a bit city compared to some of the more rural locations. If you enjoy city life then San Jose will appeal, there is a mix of new and old with Western restaurant chains and also a bustling downtown with local markets. There are several language schools located in the city centre area.


Flamingo Beach

This is a tranquil place to study, expect some of the best beaches and beauty spots in the whole country here.



One of the most popular places to join a course, there is stunning nature and biodiversity here and it is located only 10km from the capital San Jose making getting here, and also getting around the country very easy.



This is one of the best sustainable development tourism destinations where you can mix learning with seeing wildlife, nature and impressive eco programs. If you are interested in seeing spectacular nature and learning Spanish at the same time this is our recommended destination.


Playa Jaco

This is a great location to learn Spanish if you want a relaxing destination with a great atmosphere and nightlife. You could also learn to surf in your spare time



Located close to the capital city, this is a great place to live and learn Spanish for a real local experience, you can wander around the local markets or enjoy one of the many cafes.


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