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 .

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
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

€30, 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:  

€118

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 19.30 at the airport. If you arrive after 19.30 hours you need to book the “Late arrival package” for € 188 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 2019 the school is closed on: from 01/01/2019 until 06/01/2019, 11/04/2019, 18/04/2019, 19/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 25/07/2019, 02/08/2019, 15/08/2019, and from 21/12/2019 until 05/01/2020. 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 € 30 to be paid directly at the school.

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
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

€30, 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:  

€118

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 19.30 at the airport. If you arrive after 19.30 hours you need to book the “Late arrival package” for € 188 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 2020 the school is closed on: from 01/01/2020 until 05/01/2020, 09/04/2020, 10/04/2020, 01/05/2020, 15/09/2020 and from 19/12/2020 until 03/01/2021. 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 € 30 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 .

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

Max. 6/1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
25
30
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
Mini group special without accommodation 394 788 1181 1575 1931 2287 2643 2999
Mini group special with shared apartment, double room, no meals 506 1012 1518 2024 2493 2961 3430 3898
Mini group special with shared apartment, single room, no meals 553 1106 1659 2212 2727 3242 3758 4273
Mini group special with host family, double room, halfboard 558 1115 1673 2230 2750 3270 3790 4310
Mini group special with host family, single room, halfboard 572 1144 1715 2287 2821 3355 3889 4423
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Mini group special without accommodation 497 994 1490 1987
Mini group special with shared apartment, double room, no meals 610 1219 1828 2437
Mini group special with shared apartment, single room, no meals 656 1312 1968 2624
Mini group special with host family, double room, halfboard 661 1322 1982 2643
Mini group special with host family, single room, halfboard 675 1350 2024 2699
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

€30, 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:  

€118

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 19.30 at the airport. If you arrive after 19.30 hours you need to book the “Late arrival package” for € 188 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 2019 the school is closed on: from 01/01/2019 until 06/01/2019, 11/04/2019, 18/04/2019, 19/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 25/07/2019, 02/08/2019, 15/08/2019, and from 21/12/2019 until 05/01/2020. 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 € 30 to be paid directly at the school.

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

Max. 6/1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
25
30
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
Mini group special without accommodation 394 788 1181 1575 1931 2287 2643 2999
Mini group special with shared apartment, double room, no meals 525 1050 1575 2099 2586 3074 3561 4048
Mini group special with shared apartment, single room, no meals 563 1125 1687 2249 2774 3299 3823 4348
Mini group special with host family, double room, halfboard 563 1125 1687 2249 2774 3299 3823 4348
Mini group special with host family, single room, halfboard 591 1181 1771 2362 2914 3467 4020 4573
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Mini group special without accommodation 497 994 1490 1987
Mini group special with shared apartment, double room, no meals 628 1256 1884 2511
Mini group special with shared apartment, single room, no meals 666 1331 1996 2661
Mini group special with host family, double room, halfboard 666 1331 1996 2661
Mini group special with host family, single room, halfboard 694 1387 2080 2774
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

€30, 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:  

€118

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 19.30 at the airport. If you arrive after 19.30 hours you need to book the “Late arrival package” for € 188 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 2020 the school is closed on: from 01/01/2020 until 05/01/2020, 09/04/2020, 10/04/2020, 01/05/2020, 15/09/2020 and from 19/12/2020 until 03/01/2021. 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 € 30 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 .

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
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 417 834 1251 1668
Spanish & Surf with shared apartment, double room, no meals 530 1059 1589 2118
Spanish & Surf with shared apartment, single room, no meals 577 1153 1729 2305
Spanish & Surf with host family, double room, halfboard 581 1162 1743 2324
Spanish & Surf with host family, single room, halfboard 595 1190 1785 2380
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

€30, 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:  

€118

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 19.30 at the airport. If you arrive after 19.30 hours you need to book the “Late arrival package” for € 188 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 2019 the school is closed on: from 01/01/2019 until 06/01/2019, 11/04/2019, 18/04/2019, 19/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 25/07/2019, 02/08/2019, 15/08/2019, and from 21/12/2019 until 05/01/2020. 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 € 30 to be paid directly at the school.

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
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 417 834 1251 1668
Spanish & Surf with shared apartment, double room, no meals 549 1097 1645 2193
Spanish & Surf with shared apartment, single room, no meals 586 1172 1757 2343
Spanish & Surf with host family, double room, halfboard 586 1172 1757 2343
Spanish & Surf with host family, single room, halfboard 614 1228 1842 2455
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

€30, 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:  

€118

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 19.30 at the airport. If you arrive after 19.30 hours you need to book the “Late arrival package” for € 188 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 2020 the school is closed on: from 01/01/2020 until 05/01/2020, 09/04/2020, 10/04/2020, 01/05/2020, 15/09/2020 and from 19/12/2020 until 03/01/2021. 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 € 30 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 .

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 469 937
One to one with shared apartment, double room, no meals 581 1162
One to one with shared apartment, single room, no meals 628 1256
One to one with host family, double room, halfboard 633 1265
One to one with host family, single room, halfboard 647 1293
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

€30, 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:  

€118

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 19.30 at the airport. If you arrive after 19.30 hours you need to book the “Late arrival package” for € 188 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 2019 the school is closed on: from 01/01/2019 until 06/01/2019, 11/04/2019, 18/04/2019, 19/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 25/07/2019, 02/08/2019, 15/08/2019, and from 21/12/2019 until 05/01/2020. 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 € 30 to be paid directly at the school.

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 469 937
One to one with shared apartment, double room, no meals 600 1200
One to one with shared apartment, single room, no meals 638 1275
One to one with host family, double room, halfboard 638 1275
One to one with host family, single room, halfboard 666 1331
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Course materials:  

€30, 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:  

€118

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 19.30 at the airport. If you arrive after 19.30 hours you need to book the “Late arrival package” for € 188 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 2020 the school is closed on: from 01/01/2020 until 05/01/2020, 09/04/2020, 10/04/2020, 01/05/2020, 15/09/2020 and from 19/12/2020 until 03/01/2021. 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 € 30 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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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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