Language course Spanish in Bocas del Toro

Habla Ya

The school is situated in a quiet street, just a 5-minute walk from the center of Bocas Town. It is a beautiful building with a gallery with seating on the first Floor. There are 12 classrooms, a kitchen, a garden and a lounge.

Social Programme

The school offers an extensive programme of activities and excursions. Every day there are 2 or 3 activities and a field trip on the weekend. Activities include yoga, salsa and surf lessons, beach volleyball, cycling and jointly meals.

Mini Group

In this course you will learn Spanish very intensively in small groups up to 6 people. You have 20 lessons per week. Before arrival, you will participate in a placement test via Internet. Yet your oral skills will be tested on-site and you will be assigned to the group with the corresponding level. Beginners always will attend a beginners group.


Minimum age is 18 year .

Prices 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 6 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks 8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks  
Mini Group without accommodation 245 440 645 845 1200 1467 1645 1956
Mini Group with single-use-apartment, dormitory, no meals 412 774 1145 1256 1817 2289 2673 3190
Mini Group with single-use-apartment, single room, no meals 578 1107 1645 1667 2434 3112 3701 4423
Mini Group with hostel, dormitory, no meals 363 664 962 1243 1798 2264 2640 3151
Mini Group with hostel, single room, no meals 564 1063 1560 2040 2992 3856 4632 5540
Mini Group with host family, single room, halfboard 556 996 1445 1889 2734 3489 4156 4956
Mini Group with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 534 952 1378 1800 2600 3312 3934 4689
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info host family:  

Double rooms are available for students travelling together.
Laundry at an host family is possible for a supplement of € 5 per person per week.

Surcharges host family:   half board → full board : €23 per week
Info hostel:  

Please note: during some dates there are extra surcharges (espacially during national holidays). Please contact StudyTravel for the extra charges.

Double rooms are available for students travelling together.

Info single-use-apartment:  

Please note: during some dates there are extra surcharges (espacially during national holidays). Please contact StudyTravel for the extra charges.

Double rooms are available for students travelling together.

Surcharges single-use-apartment:   single room : 01/01 - 30/04 : €90 per week
double room : 01/01 - 30/04 : €45 per week
Transfer:  

€6

The price mentioned is for an airport transfer up on arrival at the Airport of Bocas Town. This transfer is inclusive when accommodation is booked with a host family. With arrival before 8 am and after 5:30 pm a supplement of € 9 is charged.

If you travel via Panama City: 1 night at a hotel in Panama City = € 67 p.p.

Transfer up on arrival at Panama City to hotel: € 41 p.p.

Transfer from Panama City to Bocas del Toro can be arranged, contact us for more information and prices.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • course materials
  • free conversational lesson and cultural activities (dance, movies)
  • return airport transfer with accommodation in a host family
  • certificate of attendance

In 2017 the school is closed on 01/01/2017, 27/02/2017, 28/02/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 03/11/2017, 04/11/2017, 10/11/2017, 28/11/2017, 08/12/2017, 25/12/2017. Missed lessons during these days will not be rescheduled

Combined Mini Group

The mini-group course of 20 lessons per week is supplemented by 1 hour private lesson per day. These private lessons are designed according to your personal wishes: from everyday conversations to professional usage.

Minimum age is 18 year .

Prices 2017

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 6 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks 8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks  
Mini Group without accommodation 245 440 645 845 1200 1467 1645 1956
Mini Group with single-use-apartment, dormitory, no meals 412 774 1145 1256 1817 2289 2673 3190
Mini Group with single-use-apartment, single room, no meals 578 1107 1645 1667 2434 3112 3701 4423
Mini Group with hostel, dormitory, no meals 363 664 962 1243 1798 2264 2640 3151
Mini Group with hostel, single room, no meals 564 1063 1560 2040 2992 3856 4632 5540
Mini Group with host family, single room, halfboard 556 996 1445 1889 2734 3489 4156 4956
Mini Group with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 534 952 1378 1800 2600 3312 3934 4689
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info host family:  

Double rooms are available for students travelling together.
Laundry at an host family is possible for a supplement of € 5 per person per week.

Surcharges host family:   half board → full board : €23 per week
Info hostel:  

Please note: during some dates there are extra surcharges (espacially during national holidays). Please contact StudyTravel for the extra charges.

Double rooms are available for students travelling together.

Info single-use-apartment:  

Please note: during some dates there are extra surcharges (espacially during national holidays). Please contact StudyTravel for the extra charges.

Double rooms are available for students travelling together.

Surcharges single-use-apartment:   single room : 01/01 - 30/04 : €90 per week
double room : 01/01 - 30/04 : €45 per week
Transfer:  

€6

The price mentioned is for an airport transfer up on arrival at the Airport of Bocas Town. This transfer is inclusive when accommodation is booked with a host family. With arrival before 8 am and after 5:30 pm a supplement of € 9 is charged.

If you travel via Panama City: 1 night at a hotel in Panama City = € 67 p.p.

Transfer up on arrival at Panama City to hotel: € 41 p.p.

Transfer from Panama City to Bocas del Toro can be arranged, contact us for more information and prices.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • course materials
  • free conversational lesson and cultural activities (dance, movies)
  • return airport transfer with accommodation in a host family
  • certificate of attendance

In 2017 the school is closed on 01/01/2017, 27/02/2017, 28/02/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 03/11/2017, 04/11/2017, 10/11/2017, 28/11/2017, 08/12/2017, 25/12/2017. Missed lessons during these days will not be rescheduled

One-to-One

Flexibility is the large advantage of private lessons! Individual tuition is designed to meet your personal interests and needs (Business Spanish, Medical Spanish ...), as well as your individual language level. This guarantees a perfect learning environment!

Minimum age is 18 year .

Prices 2017

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
One-to-One without accommodation 352 672 974 1267
One-to-One with hostel, dormitory, no meals 470 896 1291 1665
One-to-One with hostel, single room, no meals 671 1294 1888 2462
One-to-One with single-use-apartment, dormitory, no meals 519 1005 1474 1679
One-to-One with single-use-apartment, single room, no meals 685 1338 1974 2089
One-to-One with host family, single room, halfboard 663 1227 1774 2312
One-to-One with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 640 1183 1707 2223
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info host family:  

Double rooms are available for students travelling together.
Laundry at an host family is possible for a supplement of € 5 per person per week.

Surcharges host family:   half board → full board : €23 per week
Info hostel:  

Please note: during some dates there are extra surcharges (espacially during national holidays). Please contact StudyTravel for the extra charges.

Double rooms are available for students travelling together.

Info single-use-apartment:  

Please note: during some dates there are extra surcharges (espacially during national holidays). Please contact StudyTravel for the extra charges.

Double rooms are available for students travelling together.

Surcharges single-use-apartment:   single room : 01/01 - 30/04 : €90 per week
double room : 01/01 - 30/04 : €45 per week
Transfer:  

€6

The price mentioned is for an airport transfer up on arrival at the Airport of Bocas Town. This transfer is inclusive when accommodation is booked with a host family. With arrival before 8 am and after 5:30 pm a supplement of € 9 is charged.

If you travel via Panama City: 1 night at a hotel in Panama City = € 67 p.p.

Transfer up on arrival at Panama City to hotel: € 41 p.p.

Transfer from Panama City to Bocas del Toro can be arranged, contact us for more information and prices.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • course materials
  • free conversational lesson and cultural activities (dance, movies)
  • return airport transfer with accommodation in a host family
  • certificate of attendance

In 2017 the school is closed on 01/01/2017, 27/02/2017, 28/02/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 03/11/2017, 04/11/2017, 10/11/2017, 28/11/2017, 08/12/2017, 25/12/2017. Missed lessons during these days will not be rescheduled

Host Family

Living with a host family is a perfect opportunity to get to know the everyday life in Panama. You will stay in a single room with the options of no meals, breakfast or half board (breakfast and dinner). All host families live within a maximum of 20 walking minutes from the language school. Considering the international atmosphere in Bocas del Toro, the accommodation in a host family is a fantastic opportunity to practice your Spanish in real-life situations.

Hostel

In this hostel you will stay with other (mostly young) tourists. It is a very popular place for backpackers, but also students stay here regularly. The hostel is situated in the center, located a 5-10 minute walk from the school. Coffee in the morning is included in the price and there is a kitchen which you can use to prepare meals. In addition there are a bar and an office in the hostel in which you can purchase excursions.

Single-Use-Apartment

If your privacy is very important to you, you can chose an apartment / studio. The kitchen, bathroom, etc. then of course you do not have to share with anyone. Meals are not included. There are several buildings with apartments and the distance to the school is 2 to 15 minutes.

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Bocas del Toro is the name of the province. It consists of dozens of islands with a high diversity of plants and animals. The green islands are surrounded by turquoise sea and together with the white sandy beaches, it offers a spectacular view. The main island is Isla Colon, and from there you can take the water taxi, or join organized excursions, to explore the bays, beaches and islands. This is one of the must-sees if you make a trip through Central America and a resting place for backpackers. It has a relaxed atmosphere and if you want to combine your Spanish course with snorkeling, diving, surfing and enjoying the sun, beach and sea, then this is the place-to-be. You can search starfishes at Playa de la Estrella, watch dolphins at Dolphin Bay, watch the surfers at Playa Bluff and maybe see a sloth hanging somewhere in the tree. A true paradise!

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