Language course Spanish in Jacó Beach

Academia Tica

Our new partner school Academia Tica is situated in the beautiful coastal city of Jacó Beach which will undoubtedly give your language course a tropical touch and make it a truly memorable experience.
This charming language school is situated in a quiet neighbourhood and is surrounded by cafés, restaurants and shops. The beautiful beach is only 15 minutes walking away.

Important features of our partner Spanish school in Jacó Beach

  • High quality education with fully qualified language teachers, who are specially educated in Spanish as a foreign language.
  • Small classes with a maximum of 6 students per class
  • 4 fully equipped and air conditioned classrooms.
  • Multimedia room with many computers and internet (free Wifi), a public telephone and a small cafeteria
  • Kitchen, large roof terrace and library
  • Tropical garden (1000qm) with a swimming pool
  • Minimum age: 16 years

Social Programme

After school, you will have the fantastic opportunity to discover the unique and stunning surroundings and the local environment by for example Mountain Bike. The area of Jaco Beach is very popular and is a great place to do water sports like surfing or kayaking. The beautiful surfing beaches, like Playa Hermosa or Playa Escondida are just a few minutes away.

Our partner Spanish school offers a fantastic and varied activity programme in order for the student to put their studies in practice and to learn more about the Culture of Costa Rica at the same time. Some examples of the activities are:

  • Orientation-tour for the new students
  • Table tennis and bicycle rental
  • Latin-American dancing course, cooking course, cocktail drinks course
  • Movie nights
  • Trips to the national parks of Carara and Manuel Antonio

 

Mini group

The mini-group course consists of 20 lessons per week in classes of no more than 6 students. This course is given in 6 different levels and has a minimum duration of 1 week. If there are no other students in your class at your level, automatically your lessons will be changed into a fewer amount of individual lessons.  

 

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2024

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 6 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Starting dates:  

01/01, 08/01, 15/01, 22/01, 29/01, 05/02, 12/02, 19/02, 26/02, 04/03, 11/03, 18/03, 25/03, 01/04, 08/04, 15/04, 22/04, 29/04, 06/05, 13/05, 20/05, 27/05, 03/06, 10/06, 17/06, 24/06, 01/07, 08/07, 15/07, 22/07, 29/07, 05/08, 12/08, 19/08, 26/08, 02/09, 09/09, 16/09, 23/09, 30/09, 07/10, 14/10, 21/10, 28/10, 04/11, 11/11, 18/11, 25/11, 02/12, 09/12, 16/12, 23/12, 30/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

€34, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.

Info shared apartment:  

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.

Transfer:   Airport transfer upon arrival in San José (after 19.30 hours) : EUR 212 [i]
Airport transfer upon arrival in San José (only between 06.00 and 19.30 hours) : EUR 126

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance

In 2024 the school is closed on: 01/01/2024, 28/03/2024, 29/03/2024, 11/04/2024, 01/05/2024, 25/07/2024, 02/08/2024, 15/08/2024, 25/12/2024. One-to-one lessons will be rescheduled, group lessons will not.

The teaching materials can be borrowed without additional cost. Students can also buy the book (optional) for $ 35 / € 34 to be paid directly at the school.

Mini group special

This course is in addition to the mini-group course and consists of 5 or 10 individual lessons per week. During these hours you can decide what you would like to discuss, for example topics that suit your profession or topics which you are interested in.

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2024

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 6 per class
Number of lessons per week:
25
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
Mini group special without accommodation 453 906 1358 1811 2244 2678 3111 3544
Mini group special with shared apartment, double room , no meals 598 1195 1793 2389 2967 3544 4123 4700
Mini group special with shared apartment, single room , no meals 656 1310 1966 2620 3256 3891 4527 5162
Mini group special with host family, double room , halfboard 647 1291 1937 2581 3208 3833 4460 5085
Mini group special with host family, single room , halfboard 714 1426 2139 2851 3545 4238 4932 5624
Mini group special with single-use apartment, single room , no meals 733 1464 2197 2928 3641 4353 5067 5778
Starting dates:  

01/01, 08/01, 15/01, 22/01, 29/01, 05/02, 12/02, 19/02, 26/02, 04/03, 11/03, 18/03, 25/03, 01/04, 08/04, 15/04, 22/04, 29/04, 06/05, 13/05, 20/05, 27/05, 03/06, 10/06, 17/06, 24/06, 01/07, 08/07, 15/07, 22/07, 29/07, 05/08, 12/08, 19/08, 26/08, 02/09, 09/09, 16/09, 23/09, 30/09, 07/10, 14/10, 21/10, 28/10, 04/11, 11/11, 18/11, 25/11, 02/12, 09/12, 16/12, 23/12, 30/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

€34, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.

Info shared apartment:  

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.

Transfer:   Airport transfer upon arrival in San José (after 19.30 hours) : EUR 212 [i]
Airport transfer upon arrival in San José (only between 06.00 and 19.30 hours) : EUR 126

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance

In 2024 the school is closed on: 01/01/2024, 28/03/2024, 29/03/2024, 11/04/2024, 01/05/2024, 25/07/2024, 02/08/2024, 15/08/2024, 25/12/2024. One-to-one lessons will be rescheduled, group lessons will not.

The teaching materials can be borrowed without additional cost. Students can also buy the book (optional) for $ 35 / € 34 to be paid directly at the school.

Spanish & Surf

Jaco Beach is also known as the surf city of Costa Rica. An ideal destination to combine your Spanish language course with surfing lessons. The Spanish & Surf course consists of 20 lessons of Spanish per week and 3 surfing lessons. The time schedule depends on the weather and the waves.

Surfing lessons are around 2 hours of duration and include all the necessary equipment. The lessons are taught by top-notch surf teachers from an experienced partner school in Jacó Beach.

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2024

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

Max. 6/6 per class
Number of lessons per week:
23
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
Mini-Group + Surfing without accommodation 482 963 1445 1926 2389 2851 3313 3775
Mini-Group + Surfing with shared apartment, double room , no meals 627 1252 1879 2504 3112 3718 4325 4931
Mini-Group + Surfing with shared apartment, single room , no meals 685 1368 2053 2735 3401 4064 4730 5393
Mini-Group + Surfing with host family, double room , halfboard 676 1349 2024 2697 3353 4006 4662 5316
Mini-Group + Surfing with host family, single room , halfboard 743 1483 2226 2966 3690 4411 5134 5855
Starting dates:  

01/01, 08/01, 15/01, 22/01, 29/01, 05/02, 12/02, 19/02, 26/02, 04/03, 11/03, 18/03, 25/03, 01/04, 08/04, 15/04, 22/04, 29/04, 06/05, 13/05, 20/05, 27/05, 03/06, 10/06, 17/06, 24/06, 01/07, 08/07, 15/07, 22/07, 29/07, 05/08, 12/08, 19/08, 26/08, 02/09, 09/09, 16/09, 23/09, 30/09, 07/10, 14/10, 21/10, 28/10, 04/11, 11/11, 18/11, 25/11, 02/12, 09/12, 16/12, 23/12, 30/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

€34, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.

Info shared apartment:  

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.

Transfer:   Airport transfer upon arrival in San José (after 19.30 hours) : EUR 212 [i]
Airport transfer upon arrival in San José (only between 06.00 and 19.30 hours) : EUR 126

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance

In 2024 the school is closed on: 01/01/2024, 28/03/2024, 29/03/2024, 11/04/2024, 01/05/2024, 25/07/2024, 02/08/2024, 15/08/2024, 25/12/2024. One-to-one lessons will be rescheduled, group lessons will not.

The teaching materials can be borrowed without additional cost. Students can also buy the book (optional) for $ 35 / € 34 to be paid directly at the school.

One to one

As you are the only student in this class, the program of this course will be adapted to suit your knowledge, interests and profession. It will also be done at your own pace and to suit your level of language and understanding.

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2024

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 482 963 1445 1926
One-to-One with shared apartment, double room , no meals 626 1252 1878 2504
One-to-One with shared apartment, single room , no meals 684 1368 2052 2735
One-to-One with host family, double room , halfboard 675 1349 2023 2697
One-to-One with host family, single room , halfboard 742 1483 2225 2966
One-to-One with single-use apartment, single room , no meals 761 1522 2283 3043
Starting dates:  

01/01, 08/01, 15/01, 22/01, 29/01, 05/02, 12/02, 19/02, 26/02, 04/03, 11/03, 18/03, 25/03, 01/04, 08/04, 15/04, 22/04, 29/04, 06/05, 13/05, 20/05, 27/05, 03/06, 10/06, 17/06, 24/06, 01/07, 08/07, 15/07, 22/07, 29/07, 05/08, 12/08, 19/08, 26/08, 02/09, 09/09, 16/09, 23/09, 30/09, 07/10, 14/10, 21/10, 28/10, 04/11, 11/11, 18/11, 25/11, 02/12, 09/12, 16/12, 23/12, 30/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

€34, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.

Info shared apartment:  

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.

Transfer:   Airport transfer upon arrival in San José (after 19.30 hours) : EUR 212 [i]
Airport transfer upon arrival in San José (only between 06.00 and 19.30 hours) : EUR 126

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance

In 2024 the school is closed on: 01/01/2024, 28/03/2024, 29/03/2024, 11/04/2024, 01/05/2024, 25/07/2024, 02/08/2024, 15/08/2024, 25/12/2024. One-to-one lessons will be rescheduled, group lessons will not.

The teaching materials can be borrowed without additional cost. Students can also buy the book (optional) for $ 35 / € 34 to be paid directly at the school.

Shared apartment

There are many shared apartments in the residential complex and every apartment has 2 bedrooms. You can choose either your own single room or a shared double room. You share the living room, bathroom and kitchen with your roommate. You also share 2 washing machines with 3 other apartments. The complex is situated 3 blocks away from the school and 4 blocks away from the beach and it is surrounded by many different restaurants, bars, internet cafés, bus stops and shops.

Host family

You will be staying at one of our carefully selected host families in a single or double room, based on half board. The family will do your laundry for you once a week. Most families live within a walking distance from the school.

Single-use apartment

The single-use apartment plus is a small furnished apartment located right next to the school campus, it offers more privacy and some extras for a more comfy stay. The apartment includes a double bed, an equipped kitchen and a bathroom. There is a weekly cleaning service and linen change. The apartment has aironditioning. 

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Milou van Gerwen
20 Mar 2018

Costa Rica: a land of beautiful landscapes and an incredible diversity of flora en fauna, a tropical climate and the most hostile people! I truly experienced the “PURA VIDA” feeling here during my 1 month trip across the country, during which is visited the 2 locations of our partner school Academia Tica in Jacó Beach and (Coronado) San José.

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