Language course Spanish in Oaxaca

Don Quijote

Learn Spanish in Oaxaca at our partner Spanish school, Don Quijote. The school provides students with the opportunity to learn Spanish whilst being immersed in Mexican culture. Don Quijote's staff of Mexican Spanish teachers, provide effective teaching methods to help student’s to really maximise their learning capabilities during their Spanish course in Oaxaca. 

Key features of our partner Spanish school in Oaxaca:

  • Set in a typical colonial building with traditional walls and flooring
  • Large main patio where students can get together during breaks
  • Located in the heart of Oaxaca's historical center, two blocks from the beautiful Santo Domingo ex-convent and 4 blocks from Oaxaca's "El Zocalo"
  • Surrounded by a number of cafes, art galleries, museums, shops and internet cafes
  • Minimum age: 16 years

Social Programme

Don Quijote organises a a great variety of cultural and recreational activities for students to enjoy whilst they learn Spanish in Oaxaca. These activities include:

  • One-day excursions to Monte Alban, Hierve el Agua, "el Tule" tree, Mezcal distilleries, and beautiful churches and convents
  • Two and three day excursions to Puerto Escondido, Puerto Angel and Huatulco, where you can enjoy the beautiful beaches of the Pacific and the relaxed, fun atmosphere of the cities
  • Trips to neighbouring towns
  • Visits to archaeological areas
  • Mountain bike tours
  • Hiking, rock climbing or paragliding

Minigroup

The minigroup programme with 20 or 25 lessons per week respectively consists of classes with a maximum of 8 students per teacher. The course is composed of three lessons of conversational grammar per day plus 1 or 3 lessons respectively of practical conversation and/or lectures.

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. 8 per group
Number of lessons per week:
20
25
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks  
Minigroup without accommodation 269 480 691 902 996 1183 1370 1558 1664 1843 2021 2200 2378 2557 2735 2913
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 444 830 1215 1601 1870 2232 2594 2956 3238 3591 3944 4298 4651 5004 5357 5711
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 417 776 1135 1493 1735 2071 2406 2741 2996 3322 3649 3975 4301 4628 4954 5280
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 471 884 1296 1708 2004 2393 2782 3172 3480 3860 4240 4620 5001 5381 5761 6141
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 444 830 1215 1601 1870 2232 2594 2956 3238 3591 3944 4298 4651 5004 5357 5711
Minigroup with residence, double room, no meals 489 919 1350 1780 2094 2501 2908 3315 3641 4039 4438 4836 5234 5632 6030 6428
Minigroup with residence, single room, no meals 534 1009 1484 1959 2318 2770 3222 3674 4045 4488 4931 5374 5816 6259 6702 7145
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks  
Minigroup without accommodation 413 767 1121 1475 1650 1968 2287 2605 2762 3062 3363 3663 3963 4264 4564 4864
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 588 1117 1646 2175 2524 3017 3510 4004 4335 4810 5286 5761 6236 6711 7186 7662
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 561 1063 1565 2067 2390 2856 3322 3788 4093 4542 4990 5438 5886 6335 6783 7231
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 615 1170 1726 2282 2659 3179 3699 4219 4577 5079 5582 6084 6586 7088 7590 8092
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 588 1117 1646 2175 2524 3017 3510 4004 4335 4810 5286 5761 6236 6711 7186 7662
Minigroup with residence, double room, no meals 633 1206 1780 2354 2748 3286 3824 4362 4739 5259 5779 6299 6819 7339 7859 8379
Minigroup with residence, single room, no meals 677 1296 1915 2533 2973 3555 4138 4721 5142 5707 6272 6837 7402 7966 8531 9096
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info host family:  

Double rooms can only be booked by two persons who are travelling together.

Info residence:  

Double rooms can only be booked by two persons who are travelling together.

Transfer:  

€28

Stated price is for a transfer on arrival at airport Oaxaca.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • teaching materials (on loan)

Teaching materials can be borrowed by leaving a deposit of € 36. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course.

The school is closed on: 01/01/2017, 06/02/2017, 20/03/2017, 13/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/05/2017, 16/09/2017, 02/11/2017,20/11/2017, 25/12/2017. Missed lessons will not be rescheduled. If two holidays fall in the same week, one day will be made up and individual lessons will always be made up.

Spanish & Cookery

If you choose to do the Spanish & Cookery course, you will have 6 cooking lessons in addition to the minigroup course of 20 language lessons per week.

During the lessons you will prepare the most delicious Mexican dishes with your fellow students which afterwards you will taste and eat together!
The Spanish & Cookery course is possible for 1 or 2 weeks.

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. 8/8 per class
Number of lessons per week:
26
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
Spanish & cookery without accommodation 373 686
Spanish & cookery with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 520 982
Spanish & cookery with host family, double room, halfboard 547 1036
Spanish & cookery with host family, single room, halfboard 574 1090
Spanish & cookery with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 547 1036
Spanish & cookery with residence, double room, no meals 592 1126
Spanish & cookery with residence, single room, no meals 637 1215
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info host family:  

Double rooms can only be booked by two persons who are travelling together.

Info residence:  

Double rooms can only be booked by two persons who are travelling together.

Transfer:  

€28

Stated price is for a transfer on arrival at airport Oaxaca.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • teaching materials (on loan)

Teaching materials can be borrowed by leaving a deposit of € 36. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course.

The school is closed on: 01/01/2017, 06/02/2017, 20/03/2017, 13/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/05/2017, 16/09/2017, 02/11/2017,20/11/2017, 25/12/2017. Missed lessons will not be rescheduled. If two holidays fall in the same week, one day will be made up and individual lessons will always be made up.

Spanish & Salsa

In addition to the 20 lessons of the minigroup course, you will have 6 Salsa lessons. These will take place at the school in groups of 8-12 students.

For other Spanish & Dance courses, please click here.

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. 8/8 per class
Number of lessons per week:
26
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Spanish & Salsa without accommodation 373 686 1000 1314
Spanish & Salsa with host family, double room, halfboard 547 1036 1525 2013
Spanish & Salsa with host family, double room, no meals 520 982 1444 1906
Spanish & Salsa with host family, single room, no meals 547 1036 1525 2013
Spanish & Salsa with host family, single room, halfboard 574 1090 1605 2121
Spanish & Salsa with residence, double room, no meals 592 1126 1659 2193
Spanish & Salsa with residence, single room, no meals 637 1215 1794 2372
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info host family:  

Double rooms can only be booked by two persons who are travelling together.

Info residence:  

Double rooms can only be booked by two persons who are travelling together.

Transfer:  

€28

Stated price is for a transfer on arrival at airport Oaxaca.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • teaching materials (on loan)

Teaching materials can be borrowed by leaving a deposit of € 36. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course.

The school is closed on: 01/01/2017, 06/02/2017, 20/03/2017, 13/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/05/2017, 16/09/2017, 02/11/2017,20/11/2017, 25/12/2017. Missed lessons will not be rescheduled. If two holidays fall in the same week, one day will be made up and individual lessons will always be made up.

Duo Course

The duo course allows participants define to their objectives and create an individual programme adapted to their level and learning pace.

The duo course is a course for two students. The duo course can only be booked by two people who travel together and have the same level of Spanish

 

 

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. 2 per group
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Duo Course without accommodation 386 713 1040 1368
Duo Course with host family, double room, halfboard 561 1063 1565 2067
Duo Course with host family, double room, no meals 534 1009 1484 1959
Duo Course with host family, single room, halfboard 588 1117 1646 2175
Duo Course with host family, single room, no meals 561 1063 1565 2067
Duo Course with residence, double room, no meals 606 1153 1699 2246
Duo Course with residence, single room, no meals 650 1242 1834 2426
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

This course can only be booked by two people travelling together and who have the same level of Spanish.

Info host family:  

Double rooms can only be booked by two persons who are travelling together.

Info residence:  

Double rooms can only be booked by two persons who are travelling together.

Transfer:  

€28

Stated price is for a transfer on arrival at airport Oaxaca.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • teaching materials (on loan)

Teaching materials can be borrowed by leaving a deposit of € 36. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course.

The school is closed on: 01/01/2017, 06/02/2017, 20/03/2017, 13/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/05/2017, 16/09/2017, 02/11/2017,20/11/2017, 25/12/2017. Missed lessons will not be rescheduled. If two holidays fall in the same week, one day will be made up and individual lessons will always be made up.

One-to-one

The one-to-one course is based on your linguistic skills, professional or social needs and personal expectations. Flexibility is the main feature of this course. As the only student in class you decide the content of the course being up to you. The one-to-one course is above all recommended for students with only a short amount of time available. 25 hours per week.

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 group
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
One-to-one without accommodation 426 794 1162 1529
One-to-one with host family, double room, no meals 574 1090 1605 2121
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 601 1144 1686 2228
One-to-one with host family, single room, no meals 601 1144 1686 2228
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 628 1197 1767 2336
One-to-one with residence, double room, no meals 646 1233 1820 2408
One-to-one with residence, single room, no meals 691 1323 1955 2587
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info host family:  

Double rooms can only be booked by two persons who are travelling together.

Info residence:  

Double rooms can only be booked by two persons who are travelling together.

Transfer:  

€28

Stated price is for a transfer on arrival at airport Oaxaca.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • teaching materials (on loan)

Teaching materials can be borrowed by leaving a deposit of € 36. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course.

The school is closed on: 01/01/2017, 06/02/2017, 20/03/2017, 13/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/05/2017, 16/09/2017, 02/11/2017,20/11/2017, 25/12/2017. Missed lessons will not be rescheduled. If two holidays fall in the same week, one day will be made up and individual lessons will always be made up.

Host family

Carefully selected host families provide a home away from home. This gives students the opportunity to further appreciate the beauty of Mexico and its people.

Residence

The Residence is located just three blocks from our partner school in a quaint, modern-Colonial house. It consists of 7 double rooms with private baths. Each room has a desk where you can do your homework or read and there is wireless Internet available.

The rooms are surrounded by large patios and garden areas where you can sunbathe or lounge. The house has a living area where students can watch TV or movies and a dining area for the buffet style, continental breakfast which is included in the price. You can also use the kitchen to prepare other meals or to save and warm up leftovers.

Overall rating
4.1 / 5.0
2 reviews
Destination
School
Course
Accommodation
Social activities
Price/quality
Individual reviews
4.2 / 5.0
Titia
28 years
Dutch


Destination
School
Course
Accommodation
Social activities
Price/quality


4.1 / 5.0
Floris
26 years
Dutch


Destination
School
Course
Accommodation
Social activities
Price/quality


Learn Spanish in Oaxaca, one of Mexico's most beautiful cities. Oaxaca is a colonial city situated in Oaxaca State, which boasts over 250 km of stunning beaches and a wonderful climate all year round. Oaxaca is a city of ethnic, cultural and historic richness, and is at the heart of an area which products some of Mexico's finest art and crafts. If you choose to learn Spanish in Oaxaca you will be able to experience first hand the indigenous traditions that act as inspiration to the many artists and artisans who have been attracted to the region.

Approximate nationality mix per year (in %)

Average number of students per season
Approximate age range of the students March – May (in %)
Approximate age range of the students June – August (in %)
Approximate age range of the students September – November (in %)
Approximate age range of the students December – February (in %)

Weather in Oaxaca

Month Max
°C
Min
°C
Hours-
sun
July 33 24 7
Aug 33 24 7
Sept 32 24 7
Oct 32 24 8
Nov 32 18 9
Dec 32 17 8
Jan 31 21 9
Feb 31 21 9
Mar 31 21 9
Apr 32 22 9
May 32 23 8
June 33 24 7
last visited:

"I had the best summer ever!"

Cathy, Valencia

International Association of Language Centres Association of Language Travel Organisations World Youth Student and Educational Travel Confederation World Youth Student and Educational Work & Volunteer Abroad STUDY WYSE