Study Spanish Abroad in Playa Jaco, Costa Rica

About Playa Jacó, Costa Rica

Located right on Costa Rica's Pacific coastline, Playa Jacó is famous for its fantastic surf scene and unrivalled waves. This beach town has everything you could need - restaurants, shops, bars, accommodations - right by the water. It's slowly becoming a tourist stop for Costa Rican and international travelers who are reeled in by the lively nightlife and rich natural surroundings.

These natural surroundings provide for all sorts of activities: biking, horseback riding, hiking, canopy tours, kayaking, fishing, surfing, etc.

The Spanish Language School

Located just seven blocks from the beach, you'll find our Spanish school in a pleasant residential part of town. Everything you need, ranging from pharmacies to Internet centers, is within walking distance

Facilities include: typical Costa Rican house, tropical garden, small swimming pool, terrace, 4 indoor classrooms, 1 outdoor classroom, kitchen, free Internet from 9:30am to 2:00pm.

Minimum age to study abroad in Playa Jacó: 16 when traveling alone, 14 when traveling with a group, 10 when taking a course with a parent

Spanish Language Courses in Playa Jacó, Costa Rica

Intensive Group Course

  • Program: 20 General Spanish lessons week
  • 1 lesson = 50 minutes
  • Duration: Minimum of 1 week
  • Starting dates: any Monday, all year round
  • Levels: from beginner to advanced
  • Students per class: maximum 6

Private Spanish Lessons

  • Program: 10 lessons per week
  • 1 lesson = 50 minutes
  • Duration: Minimum of 1 week
  • Starting dates: any Monday, all year round
  • Possibility of introducing special topic
  • Levels: from beginner to advanced



Staying with a host family in Coronado and participating in their day-to-day life is the best way to learn the language and discover Costa Rica's culture. You will stay in a single room with a half board meal plan.

Shared Flat

A shared apartment provides a more independent lifestyle in which you can make your own meals and follow the time schedule and lifestyle that best suits you. You will share the apartment with fellow students from around the world. Double rooms are available for 2 students who are traveling together.

Cultural Activities

Our Spanish school in Playa Jacó, Costa Rica organizes excursions on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and weekends. In addition, each we there are 2-3 cultural activities held in the library, and once each month we will invite you to celebrate "cultural week," complete with special events. Some activities are free, but the average price for an afternoon excusion is $30, while weekend excusions can cost between $145 and $185.

The most common activities include: Latin dance classes, trips to local beaches, horseback-riding, sunset cruises, literature or handicraft workshops, kayaking/ snorkeling, visits to nearby volcanoes, visits to national parks, jungle boat trips, waterfall rappelling, white water rafting, and more!

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