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 2020

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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 167 315 464 612 761 909 1058 1207 1355 1504 1652 1801
Minigroup with cabaña, dormitory, no meals 254 490 726 962 1198 1434 1670 1906 2142 2378 2614 2850
Minigroup with cabaña, double room, no meals 280 542 805 1067 1329 1591 1853 2115 2378 2640 2902 3164
Minigroup with cabaña, single room, no meals 315 612 909 1207 1504 1801 2098 2395 2692 2989 3287 3584
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 328 638 949 1259 1569 1879 2190 2500 2810 3120 3431 3741
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 € 22 per week and for a cabaña double room € 35 per week.
A double room is only possible for students travelling together.
The dormitory consists of 4 to 6 beds.

Surcharges cabaña:   single room : 05/01/2020 - 04/04/2020 : €32 per week
single room : 22/12/2020 - 27/03/2021 : €32 per week
double room : 05/01/2020 - 04/04/2020 : €21 per week
double room : 22/12/2020 - 27/03/2021 : €21 per week
dormitory : 05/01/2020 - 04/04/2020 : €18 per week
dormitory : 22/12/2020 - 27/03/2021 : €18 per week

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 2020

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 228 437 647 857 1067 1276
One-to-One with cabaña, dormitory, no meals 315 612 909 1207 1504 1801
One-to-One with cabaña, double room, no meals 341 665 988 1311 1635 1958
One-to-One with cabaña, single room, no meals 376 735 1093 1451 1810 2168
One-to-One with host family, single room, halfboard 389 761 1132 1504 1875 2247
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 € 22 per week and for a cabaña double room € 35 per week.
A double room is only possible for students travelling together.
The dormitory consists of 4 to 6 beds.

Surcharges cabaña:   single room : 05/01/2020 - 04/04/2020 : €32 per week
single room : 22/12/2020 - 27/03/2021 : €32 per week
double room : 05/01/2020 - 04/04/2020 : €21 per week
double room : 22/12/2020 - 27/03/2021 : €21 per week
dormitory : 05/01/2020 - 04/04/2020 : €18 per week
dormitory : 22/12/2020 - 27/03/2021 : €18 per week

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 2020

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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 437 857 1276
Medical Spanish with cabaña, dormitory, no meals 612 1207 1801
Medical Spanish with cabaña, double room, no meals 665 1311 1958
Medical Spanish with cabaña, single room, no meals 735 1451 2168
Medical Spanish with host family, single room, halfboard 761 1504 2247
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 € 22 per week and for a cabaña double room € 35 per week.
A double room is only possible for students travelling together.
The dormitory consists of 4 to 6 beds.

Surcharges cabaña:   single room : 05/01/2020 - 04/04/2020 : €32 per week
single room : 22/12/2020 - 27/03/2021 : €32 per week
double room : 05/01/2020 - 04/04/2020 : €21 per week
double room : 22/12/2020 - 27/03/2021 : €21 per week
dormitory : 05/01/2020 - 04/04/2020 : €18 per week
dormitory : 22/12/2020 - 27/03/2021 : €18 per week

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 2020

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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 236 455
Minigroup & surf with cabaña, dormitory, no meals 324 630
Minigroup & surf with cabaña, double room, no meals 350 682
Minigroup & surf with cabaña, single room, no meals 385 752
Minigroup & surf with host family, single room, halfboard 398 778
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 € 53.

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 € 22 per week and for a cabaña double room € 35 per week.
A double room is only possible for students travelling together.
The dormitory consists of 4 to 6 beds.

Surcharges cabaña:   single room : 05/01/2020 - 04/04/2020 : €32 per week
single room : 22/12/2020 - 27/03/2021 : €32 per week
double room : 05/01/2020 - 04/04/2020 : €21 per week
double room : 22/12/2020 - 27/03/2021 : €21 per week
dormitory : 05/01/2020 - 04/04/2020 : €18 per week
dormitory : 22/12/2020 - 27/03/2021 : €18 per week

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 2020

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 1914
Starting dates:  

27/01, 24/02, 23/03, 20/04, 18/05, 15/06, 13/07, 10/08, 07/09, 05/10, 02/11, 30/11, 28/12

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.

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 2020

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 2063
Starting dates:  

27/01, 24/02, 23/03, 20/04, 18/05, 15/06, 13/07, 10/08, 07/09, 05/10, 02/11, 30/11, 28/12

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.

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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