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 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 311 561 823 1086 1574 2026 2460 2894
Mini group with shared apartment, double room, no meals 464 778 1149 1520 2225 2894 3546 4197
Mini group with shared apartment, single room, no meals 501 869 1285 1701 2496 3256 3998 4739
Mini group with host family, double room, halfboard 496 878 1298 1719 2524 3292 4043 4794
Mini group with host family, single room, halfboard 507 905 1339 1773 2605 3401 4179 4956
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

€27, 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:  

€114

The price stated here is for an airport transfer upon arrival (only possible between 06.00 and 19.00 hours).

If you have booked an aiport transfer, you need to arrive before 19.00 at the airport. If you arrive after 19.00 hours you need to book the “Late arrival package” for € 181 which includes: transfer to a nearby hotel, one night at the hotel, breakfast and transfer to Jacó.

All prices include:

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

In 2017 the school is closed on: 001/01/2017, 13/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 25/07/2017, 02/08/2017, 15/08/2017, 15/09/2017, 12/10/2017, 17/12/2017, 23/12/2017 - 07/01/2018. 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) 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 year .

Prices 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 6/1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
25
30
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Mini group special without accommodation 385 760 1122 1484
Mini group special with shared apartment, double room, no meals 539 977 1447 1918
Mini group special with shared apartment, single room, no meals 575 1068 1583 2099
Mini group special with host family, double room, halfboard 570 1077 1597 2117
Mini group special with host family, single room, halfboard 581 1104 1637 2171
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Mini group special without accommodation 480 959 1420 1882
Mini group special with shared apartment, double room, no meals 614 1176 1746 2316
Mini group special with shared apartment, single room, no meals 650 1267 1882 2496
Mini group special with host family, double room, halfboard 645 1276 1895 2515
Mini group special with host family, single room, halfboard 656 1303 1936 2569
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

€27, 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:  

€114

The price stated here is for an airport transfer upon arrival (only possible between 06.00 and 19.00 hours).

If you have booked an aiport transfer, you need to arrive before 19.00 at the airport. If you arrive after 19.00 hours you need to book the “Late arrival package” for € 181 which includes: transfer to a nearby hotel, one night at the hotel, breakfast and transfer to Jacó.

All prices include:

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

In 2017 the school is closed on: 001/01/2017, 13/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 25/07/2017, 02/08/2017, 15/08/2017, 15/09/2017, 12/10/2017, 17/12/2017, 23/12/2017 - 07/01/2018. 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) 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 daily. The time schedule depends on the weather and the waves.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 6/1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
23
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Spanish & Surf without accommodation 408 805 1190 1574
Spanish & Surf with shared apartment, double room, no meals 562 1022 1515 2008
Spanish & Surf with shared apartment, single room, no meals 598 1113 1651 2189
Spanish & Surf with host family, double room, halfboard 594 1122 1664 2207
Spanish & Surf with host family, single room, halfboard 605 1149 1705 2261
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

1 surf lesson = 180 minutes
The surf course included the necessary equipment + ride to the surf spot is provided.

Course materials:  

€27, 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:  

€114

The price stated here is for an airport transfer upon arrival (only possible between 06.00 and 19.00 hours).

If you have booked an aiport transfer, you need to arrive before 19.00 at the airport. If you arrive after 19.00 hours you need to book the “Late arrival package” for € 181 which includes: transfer to a nearby hotel, one night at the hotel, breakfast and transfer to Jacó.

All prices include:

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

In 2017 the school is closed on: 001/01/2017, 13/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 25/07/2017, 02/08/2017, 15/08/2017, 15/09/2017, 12/10/2017, 17/12/2017, 23/12/2017 - 07/01/2018. 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) 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 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  
One to one without accommodation 471 941
One to one with shared apartment, double room, no meals 606 1158
One to one with shared apartment, single room, no meals 643 1248
One to one with host family, double room, halfboard 638 1258
One to one with host family, single room, halfboard 649 1285
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

€27, 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:  

€114

The price stated here is for an airport transfer upon arrival (only possible between 06.00 and 19.00 hours).

If you have booked an aiport transfer, you need to arrive before 19.00 at the airport. If you arrive after 19.00 hours you need to book the “Late arrival package” for € 181 which includes: transfer to a nearby hotel, one night at the hotel, breakfast and transfer to Jacó.

All prices include:

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

In 2017 the school is closed on: 001/01/2017, 13/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 25/07/2017, 02/08/2017, 15/08/2017, 15/09/2017, 12/10/2017, 17/12/2017, 23/12/2017 - 07/01/2018. 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) 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.

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Jaco Beach is two hours away from the capital city of San José and an hour and a half from the airport. Academia Tica offers you the amazing chance to learn Spanish in this beautiful hotspot. Jaco Beach is perfect for those who love surfing, but is also offers a lot more than breathtaking beaches and lovely weather, something which you will discover when you learn Spanish in Jaco Beach. Close by, in the national parks, such as the beautiful Carara, you will discover that the flora and fauna is amazing in this area when you decide to learn Spanish in Jaco Beach! You can discover this splendour by mountain bike, horseback or by foot.


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Aug 26 16 4
Sept 27 16 5
Oct 26 15 4
Nov 25 15 5
Dec 24 15 6
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Mar 26 15 8
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