Language course Spanish in Montañita

Montañita Spanish School

Our partner school, Montañita Spanish School, is located on Ecuador's famous beach of Montañita only stones away from the beach and waves.  Our Spanish language school is the perfect place to learn Spanish, relax and listen to the waves break. The friendly atmosphere will make you feel at home as soon as you walk in the door. And the view of the beach right from your classroom is stunning!

How to go to Montañita?
To go to Montañita it is best to fly to Guayaquil. From there you can take public transport to Montañita. We recommend you to book a transfer on arrival. You will be picked up by someone directly from the airport in Guayaquil who will take you to your accommodation. (Price: see price list).

Key features of our partner Spanish school in Montañita

  • in close distance to the beach
  • large terrace with sea view
  • diversity of students
  • friendly teachers and staff
  • Minimum age: 18 years

Social programme:

The school organizes a calendar of activities and encourages students to take part and have fun.  Activities include wildlife tours to Isla Del Plata, horse riding, cooking classes, surf tours, dancing, etc.

Minigroup

The mini group course includes 4 lessons per day, 5 days per week. After an entry test on the first day you will be placed in one of the 6 different levels in groups with a maximum of 6 students per group. Classes consist of 2 lessons of grammar and 2 lessons of more conversational or activity based Spanish, to put into practice what you have learned.

During the conversation/practical lessons students frequently go on trips around town to practice real world situations and even have cooking classes sometimes!

Minimum age is 18 years.

Prices 2022

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 6 students
Number of lessons per week:
20
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
Minigroup without accommodation 204 386 569 751 933 1116 1298 1480 1662 1845 2027 2209
Minigroup with cabaña, dormitory , no meals 311 601 890 1180 1469 1759 2048 2338 2627 2917 3206 3496
Minigroup with cabaña, double room , no meals 344 665 987 1309 1630 1952 2273 2595 2917 3238 3560 3882
Minigroup with cabaña, single room , no meals 386 751 1116 1480 1845 2209 2574 2938 3303 3667 4032 4396
Minigroup with host family, single room , halfboard 403 783 1164 1544 1925 2306 2686 3067 3448 3828 4209 4589
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info cabaña:  

Accommodation in a cabaña includes acces to a communal kitchen.

It is possible to stay in a cabaña with private kitchen: the supplement for a private kitchen in a cabaña single room is $ 25 / € 27 per week and for a cabaña double room $ 40 / € 43 per week.
A double room is only possible for students travelling together.
The dormitory consists of 4 to 6 beds.

Surcharges cabaña:   single room : 01/01/2022 - 02/04/2022 : €39 per week
single room : 18/12/2022 - 01/04/2023 : €39 per week
double room : 01/01/2022 - 02/04/2022 : €25 per week
double room : 18/12/2022 - 01/04/2023 : €25 per week
dormitory : 01/01/2022 - 02/04/2022 : €22 per week
dormitory : 18/12/2022 - 01/04/2023 : €22 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival and departure from Guayaquil : EUR 204
Transfer on arrival from Guayaquil : EUR 108

All prices include:

  • administration fee
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • attendance certificate

It is possible to borrow the material (grammar, exercise, vocabulary and activity books) by paying a refundable deposit (approx. $ 31 / € 34).

01/01/2022, 15/02/2022, 16/02/2022, 02/04/2022, 01/05/2022, 24/05/2022, 09/08/2022, 02/11/2022, 03/11/2022, 25/12/2022

* During weeks with one day of national holiday, the normal Spanish program will be provided over the four days of teaching. If two days of national holidays occur in one week, the school will offer classes on Saturday so after this the normal program can be run again.
*Please note that from time to time the Ecuadorian Government makes amendments to public holidays, sometimes at the last minute.

One-to-One

The one-to-one course consists of 20 lessons with a complete focus on your language needs adapted to your level. This is often the best course if you are limited on time, if you have specialized Spanish to learn or just because it suits your learning style best.

Minimum age is 18 years.

Prices 2022

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

Max. 1 person
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks  
One-to-One without accommodation 279 537 794 1051 1309 1566
One-to-One with cabaña, dormitory , no meals 386 751 1116 1480 1845 2209
One-to-One with cabaña, double room , no meals 419 815 1212 1609 2005 2402
One-to-One with cabaña, single room , no meals 462 901 1341 1780 2220 2659
One-to-One with host family, single room , halfboard 478 933 1389 1845 2300 2756
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info cabaña:  

Accommodation in a cabaña includes acces to a communal kitchen.

It is possible to stay in a cabaña with private kitchen: the supplement for a private kitchen in a cabaña single room is $ 25 / € 27 per week and for a cabaña double room $ 40 / € 43 per week.
A double room is only possible for students travelling together.
The dormitory consists of 4 to 6 beds.

Surcharges cabaña:   single room : 01/01/2022 - 02/04/2022 : €39 per week
single room : 18/12/2022 - 01/04/2023 : €39 per week
double room : 01/01/2022 - 02/04/2022 : €25 per week
double room : 18/12/2022 - 01/04/2023 : €25 per week
dormitory : 01/01/2022 - 02/04/2022 : €22 per week
dormitory : 18/12/2022 - 01/04/2023 : €22 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival and departure from Guayaquil : EUR 204
Transfer on arrival from Guayaquil : EUR 108

All prices include:

  • administration fee
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • attendance certificate

It is possible to borrow the material (grammar, exercise, vocabulary and activity books) by paying a refundable deposit (approx. $ 31 / € 34).

01/01/2022, 15/02/2022, 16/02/2022, 02/04/2022, 01/05/2022, 24/05/2022, 09/08/2022, 02/11/2022, 03/11/2022, 25/12/2022

* During weeks with one day of national holiday, the normal Spanish program will be provided over the four days of teaching. If two days of national holidays occur in one week, the school will offer classes on Saturday so after this the normal program can be run again.
*Please note that from time to time the Ecuadorian Government makes amendments to public holidays, sometimes at the last minute.

Medical Spanish

The Medical Spanish course has been specially designed for students and professionals in the medical field who wish to deepen their Spanish in a medical context. The language course consists of a total of 20 private lessons per week, consisting of 10 lessons of general Spanish + 10 lessons of medical Spanish. In addition, you have the unique opportunity to participate in a medical volunteer program in combination with the language course. The minimum duration for the volunteering is 4 weeks. The program gives you the unique opportunity to help where it is really needed while gaining valuable practical experience.

The indicated prices include only the language course, additional fees apply for participation in a volunteer program.

For more information, please contact StudyTravel under info@studytravel.com

Minimum age is 18 years.

Prices 2022

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

Max. 1 person
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  2 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks  
Medical Spanish without accommodation 537 1051 1566
Medical Spanish with cabaña, dormitory , no meals 751 1480 2209
Medical Spanish with cabaña, double room , no meals 815 1609 2402
Medical Spanish with cabaña, single room , no meals 901 1780 2659
Medical Spanish with host family, single room , halfboard 933 1845 2756
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

The Medical Spanish course is available for health professionals or students (including pre-meds). If the student also applies for a medical volunteering, the medical Spanish course has a minimum of 4 weeks. The minimum level to start medical volunteering is intermediate (B1).

The Medical Spanish course combines 10 private lessons of general Spanish and 10 private lessons of medical Spanish. Students might also apply for a hands-on medical volunteering at a local hospital or clinic. Price of volunteering and transportation to internship location is not included, please contact us for details.

Info cabaña:  

Accommodation in a cabaña includes acces to a communal kitchen.

It is possible to stay in a cabaña with private kitchen: the supplement for a private kitchen in a cabaña single room is $ 25 / € 27 per week and for a cabaña double room $ 40 / € 43 per week.
A double room is only possible for students travelling together.
The dormitory consists of 4 to 6 beds.

Surcharges cabaña:   single room : 01/01/2022 - 02/04/2022 : €39 per week
single room : 18/12/2022 - 01/04/2023 : €39 per week
double room : 01/01/2022 - 02/04/2022 : €25 per week
double room : 18/12/2022 - 01/04/2023 : €25 per week
dormitory : 01/01/2022 - 02/04/2022 : €22 per week
dormitory : 18/12/2022 - 01/04/2023 : €22 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival and departure from Guayaquil : EUR 204
Transfer on arrival from Guayaquil : EUR 108

All prices include:

  • administration fee
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • attendance certificate

It is possible to borrow the material (grammar, exercise, vocabulary and activity books) by paying a refundable deposit (approx. $ 31 / € 34).

01/01/2022, 15/02/2022, 16/02/2022, 02/04/2022, 01/05/2022, 24/05/2022, 09/08/2022, 02/11/2022, 03/11/2022, 25/12/2022

* During weeks with one day of national holiday, the normal Spanish program will be provided over the four days of teaching. If two days of national holidays occur in one week, the school will offer classes on Saturday so after this the normal program can be run again.
*Please note that from time to time the Ecuadorian Government makes amendments to public holidays, sometimes at the last minute.

Minigroup & surf

Montañita is the home of surfing in Ecuador and known as one of the best sites anywhere in South America! The minigroup & surf course includes 20 Spanish lessons and 5 surf lessons per week. Each surf lesson takes 1.5 hour approximately. The surfing conditions are consistent throughout the year and offer the perfect waves for all levels, whether you are a beginner or a more experienced surfer.

Minimum age is 18 years.

Prices 2022

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

Max. 6 students
Number of lessons per week:
25
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
Minigroup & surf without accommodation 290 558
Minigroup & surf with cabaña, dormitory , no meals 397 772
Minigroup & surf with cabaña, double room , no meals 429 837
Minigroup & surf with cabaña, single room , no meals 472 923
Minigroup & surf with host family, single room , halfboard 488 955
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

The surf course includes the board, transportation, wetsuit and instruction. Extra rental of surf board costs $ 60 / € 65.

Info cabaña:  

Accommodation in a cabaña includes acces to a communal kitchen.

It is possible to stay in a cabaña with private kitchen: the supplement for a private kitchen in a cabaña single room is $ 25 / € 27 per week and for a cabaña double room $ 40 / € 43 per week.
A double room is only possible for students travelling together.
The dormitory consists of 4 to 6 beds.

Surcharges cabaña:   single room : 01/01/2022 - 02/04/2022 : €39 per week
single room : 18/12/2022 - 01/04/2023 : €39 per week
double room : 01/01/2022 - 02/04/2022 : €25 per week
double room : 18/12/2022 - 01/04/2023 : €25 per week
dormitory : 01/01/2022 - 02/04/2022 : €22 per week
dormitory : 18/12/2022 - 01/04/2023 : €22 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival and departure from Guayaquil : EUR 204
Transfer on arrival from Guayaquil : EUR 108

All prices include:

  • administration fee
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • attendance certificate

It is possible to borrow the material (grammar, exercise, vocabulary and activity books) by paying a refundable deposit (approx. $ 31 / € 34).

01/01/2022, 15/02/2022, 16/02/2022, 02/04/2022, 01/05/2022, 24/05/2022, 09/08/2022, 02/11/2022, 03/11/2022, 25/12/2022

* During weeks with one day of national holiday, the normal Spanish program will be provided over the four days of teaching. If two days of national holidays occur in one week, the school will offer classes on Saturday so after this the normal program can be run again.
*Please note that from time to time the Ecuadorian Government makes amendments to public holidays, sometimes at the last minute.

Travelling Classroom - Cuenca

Explore Ecuador as you learn Spanish and experience fun and exciting adventures with the exceptional 4-week Traveling Classroom programm, designed for those with an adventurous spirit who are looking to explore both the language and places that make Ecuador such a great destination.

Spend the weekdays learning Spanish (20 group lessons Spanish per week), combined with a number of interesting activities at each location. Traveling between locations occurs during the weekends. You can begin your traveling classroom adventure on one of the below mentioned starting dates in Quito.

From there you will spend one week in each of the 4 destinations: Quito, Cuenca, Manta and Montañita

The prices of this program include the Spanish lessons, all activities, transport within the destinations, different types of accommodation depending on the destination with meals.

In Quito you will be accommodated in a host family with private bedroom and half board and activities included will be trips to Mitad del Mundo (the 'center of the world'), a magnificent hot pool, the largest indigenous market in Ecuador in Otavalo, Cotopaxi National Park, and “Nariz del Diablo”- the thrilling roof top train ride at Riobamba.

In Cuenca you will be accomodated in a host family with private bedroom and half board and activities included are a city tour, a salsa class, a visit to the stunning Central Bank Museum, the ruins of Pumapungo, the Inca Garden - a traditional Ecuadorian cooking class, and a visit to the archeological site of Incapirca.

In Manta you will be accomodated in a host family with private bedroom and half board and activities included are a Manta area tour and an Isla de la Plata day trip where you can enjoy the rare and exotic wildlife including blue-footed boobies and nesting albatrosses.

And last but not least in Montañita you will be accommodated in a shared mini-dorm and activities included will be surfing lessons, an Ecuadorian cooking class, and a surf trip to Las Tunas.

What's included in the travelling classroom programme?

  • Spanish group tuition
  • host family with private bedroom and half board in Manta, Cuenca and Quito
  • Shared mini-dorm in Montañita
  • Cost of activities
  • Transport between all destinations
What's not included in the price?
  • international flight to Ecuador
  • Airport Pick up
For more information please see the PDF attached or contact us under info@studytravel.com.

Minimum age is 18 years.

Prices 2022

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
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks  
Travelling Classroom - Cuenca with accommodation traveling classroom, single room , halfboard 2349
Starting dates:  

24/01, 21/02, 21/03, 18/04, 16/05, 13/06, 11/07, 08/08, 05/09, 03/10, 31/10, 28/11, 26/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

The Travelling Classroom program takes place from SUNDAY to SUNDAY
(accommodation from Saturday to Sunday is included).

Info accommodation traveling classroom:  

During the Traveling Classroom program you will be accommodated in a different type of accommodation depending on the destination: during your stay in Montañita you will be accommodated in a shared dorm, in Manta, Cuenca and Quito you will stay in a single room with a local host family with half board and when staying in the Amazon, you will be staying in a dormitory with full board.

Transfer:   Transfer on arrival and departure from Guayaquil : EUR 204
Transfer on arrival from Guayaquil : EUR 108

All prices include:

  • administration fee
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • attendance certificate

It is possible to borrow the material (grammar, exercise, vocabulary and activity books) by paying a refundable deposit (approx. $ 31 / € 34).

01/01/2022, 15/02/2022, 16/02/2022, 02/04/2022, 01/05/2022, 24/05/2022, 09/08/2022, 02/11/2022, 03/11/2022, 25/12/2022

* During weeks with one day of national holiday, the normal Spanish program will be provided over the four days of teaching. If two days of national holidays occur in one week, the school will offer classes on Saturday so after this the normal program can be run again.
*Please note that from time to time the Ecuadorian Government makes amendments to public holidays, sometimes at the last minute.

Travelling Classroom - Amazon

Explore Ecuador as you learn Spanish and experience fun and exciting adventures with the exceptional 4-week Traveling Classroom programm, designed for those with an adventurous spirit who are looking to explore both the language and places that make Ecuador such a great destination.

Spend the weekdays learning Spanish (20 group lessons Spanish per week), combined with a number of interesting activities at each location. Traveling between locations occurs during the weekends. You can begin your traveling classroom adventure on one of the below mentioned starting dates in Quito.

From there you will spend one week in each of the 4 destinations: Quito, Amazon , Manta and Montañita.

The prices of this program include the Spanish lessons, all activities, transport within the destinations, different types of accommodation depending on the destination with meals.

In Quito you will be accommodated in a host family with private bedroom and half board and activities included will be trips to Mitad del Mundo (the 'center of the world'), a magnificent hot pool, the largest indigenous market in Ecuador in Otavalo, Cotopaxi National Park, and “Nariz del Diablo”- the thrilling roof top train ride at Riobamba.

In the Amazon you will be accomodated in a shared dorm with full board. During your Jungle week you will trek through natural reserves to see the wonders of birdlife and vegetation, enjoy river adventures, and participate in traditional cultural activities such as artisanal fishing, using a blowgun, or shamanism. The school strives to promote a sustainable balance between indigenous communities, traditional cultural values, and the natural environment

In Manta you will be accomodated in a host family with private bedroom and half board and activities included are a Manta area tour and an Isla de la Plata day trip where you can enjoy the rare and exotic wildlife including blue-footed boobies and nesting albatrosses.

And last but not least in Montañita you will be accommodated in a shared mini-dorm and activities included will be surfing lessons, an Ecuadorian cooking class, and a surf trip to Las Tunas.

What's included in the travelling classroom programme?

  • Spanish group tuition
  • host family with private bedroom and half board in Manta and Quito
  • Shared mini-dorm in Montañita
  • Shared dorm in Amazon + full board
  • Cost of activities
  • Transport between all destinations

What's not included in the price?

  • international flight to Ecuador
  • Airport Pick up (prices on request)

For more information please see the PDF attached or contact us under info@studytravel.com.

Minimum age is 18 years.

Prices 2022

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
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks  
Travelling Classroom - Amazon with accommodation traveling classroom, single room , halfboard 2670
Starting dates:  

24/01, 21/02, 21/03, 18/04, 16/05, 13/06, 11/07, 08/08, 05/09, 03/10, 31/10, 28/11, 26/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

The Travelling Classroom program takes place from SUNDAY to SUNDAY
(accommodation from Saturday to Sunday is included).

If you would like to start the program in Montañita, you can start on the following dates: 16/01/2022, 13/02/2022, 13/03/2022, 10/04/2022, 08/05/2022, 05/06/2022, 03/07/2022, 31/07/2022, 28/08/2022, 25/09/2022, 23/10/2022, 20/11/2022, 18/12/2022

Info accommodation traveling classroom:  

During the Traveling Classroom program you will be accommodated in a different type of accommodation depending on the destination: during your stay in Montañita you will be accommodated in a shared dorm, in Manta, Cuenca and Quito you will stay in a single room with a local host family with half board and when staying in the Amazon, you will be staying in a dormitory with full board.

Transfer:   Transfer on arrival and departure from Guayaquil : EUR 204
Transfer on arrival from Guayaquil : EUR 108

All prices include:

  • administration fee
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • attendance certificate

It is possible to borrow the material (grammar, exercise, vocabulary and activity books) by paying a refundable deposit (approx. $ 31 / € 34).

01/01/2022, 15/02/2022, 16/02/2022, 02/04/2022, 01/05/2022, 24/05/2022, 09/08/2022, 02/11/2022, 03/11/2022, 25/12/2022

* During weeks with one day of national holiday, the normal Spanish program will be provided over the four days of teaching. If two days of national holidays occur in one week, the school will offer classes on Saturday so after this the normal program can be run again.
*Please note that from time to time the Ecuadorian Government makes amendments to public holidays, sometimes at the last minute.

Host family

Staying with a host family offers you the opportunity to be fully immersed in Ecuadorian life. The families are very friendly but please take into account that the facilities are basic by western standard. But it is a unique experience to get to know the habits and customs of these families. Most families only speak Spanish, so it’s a great opportunity to really practice your Spanish and become integrated. Rooms are single and include half board.

Cabaña

Montanita Eco Cabanas are located in a very nice and quiet area, are just a 3-minute walk to the school, a 2-minute walk to the beach or a 2-minute walk to the centre of Montañita. The Eco Cabanas are very spacious and fully equipped, with large beds, hammocks and fans. There is a large communal area, big kitchen, large swimming pool and Jacuzzi!

These cabañas are ecologically friendly: recycled water to feed the large garden, solar outside lighting, rainwater collection for swimming pool and Jacuzzi and a recycling system – all to help the environment.

For meals it is possible to use the communal kitchen. For a surcharge you can book a cabaña with private kitchen.  Cabañas are available for single occupancy, shared with a friend or another independent student from school or in a dormitory. The single- and double rooms have a private bathroom.

Accommodation Traveling classroom

During the Traveling Classroom program you will be accommodated in a different type of accommodation depending on the destination: during your stay in Montañita you will be accommodated in a shared dorm, in Manta, Cuenca and Quito you will stay in a single room with a local host family with half board and when staying in the Amazon, you will be staying in a dormitory with full board.

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