Language course Spanish in Playa del Carmen

Don Quijote

Learn Spanish in Playa del Carmen at our partner Spanish school, Don Quijote. Don Quijote is located just a short distance from Playa del Carmen's beautiful white sandy beaches and is built in the traditional Mexican style. Don Quijote has a relaxed but professional atmosphere making language study very easy. Thanks to the region’s year-round temperate climate, classes take place under thatched roofed learning areas surrounded by tropical gardens.

Key features of our partner Spanish school in Playa del Carmen:

  • Library stocked with books on grammar, the Mayan culture, religion and travel in Mexico, and many other publications
  • Open air classrooms and air-conditioned conference rooms
  • Cafeteria
  • Volleyball court
  • Garden areas for students to relax during breaks or after a day of classes
  • Minimum age: 18 years

Social Programme

With Playa del Carmen’s great location, you can enjoy a great variety of activities that enhance your knowledge of the Mexican culture. Apart from the language courses, Don Quijote offers a lot of different excursions, for example:

  • A visit to the interesting places Tulum, Xel-ha, Coba and Chichen-Itza
  • Workshops in cooking, art, crafts, salsa dancing, movies, Mexican folklore
  • Parties
  • Picnics
  • Surfing, kite-surfing or diving

The Mexican Caribbean is one of the best places in the world to scuba dive and snorkel. Arrangements can be made for those who would like to experience the natural wonders of the Caribbean Sea. Students can learn to dive in a few days. All levels of certification are available.

Minigroup

The minigroup programme with 20 or 25 lessons per week (1 lesson = 55 minutes) respectively consists of classes with a maximum of 8 students per teacher. The course with 25 lessons consists of the 20 regular Spanish classes and 5 culture/conversation classes.

Minimum age is 18 years.

Prices 2024

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 8/8 per class
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  
Mini-Group without accommodation 325 606 887 1168 1352 1613 1874 2136 2397 2659 2920 2948 3190 3432 3675 3917
Mini-Group with shared apartment, double room , no meals 602 1161 1718 2276 2737 3276 3814 4352 4890 5430 5967 6273 6792 7312 7830 8349
Mini-Group with shared apartment, single room , no meals 680 1317 1951 2587 3125 3743 4358 4974 5590 6207 6823 7206 7802 8400 8996 9593
Mini-Group with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 617 1190 1762 2334 2809 3363 3916 4469 5022 5576 6128 6448 6981 7516 8048 8582
Mini-Group with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 665 1287 1907 2529 3052 3655 4256 4857 5459 6062 6662 7031 7613 8196 8777 9360
Mini-Group with residence, double room , no meals 738 1433 2126 2820 3417 4092 4766 5441 6115 6791 7464 7905 8561 9217 9871 10526
Mini-Group with residence, single room , no meals 806 1569 2330 3092 3757 4501 5242 5985 6727 7471 8213 8722 9445 10169 10891 11614
  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  
Mini-Group without accommodation 393 742 1091 1440 1692 2021 2351 2680 3010 3339 3669 3882 4201 4521 4841 5161
Mini-Group with shared apartment, double room , no meals 670 1297 1922 2548 3077 3684 4290 4896 5503 6110 6716 7206 7802 8400 8996 9593
Mini-Group with shared apartment, single room , no meals 748 1453 2155 2859 3466 4151 4834 5518 6203 6888 7571 8139 8813 9489 10162 10837
Mini-Group with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 685 1326 1966 2606 3150 3772 4392 5013 5634 6256 6876 7381 7992 8604 9215 9826
Mini-Group with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 733 1423 2112 2801 3393 4063 4732 5402 6071 6742 7411 7964 8624 9285 9944 10604
Mini-Group with residence, double room , no meals 806 1569 2330 3092 3757 4501 5242 5985 6727 7471 8213 8839 9571 10305 11037 11770
Mini-Group with residence, single room , no meals 874 1705 2534 3364 4097 4909 5719 6529 7340 8151 8961 9655 10456 11258 12058 12859
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €40 per week
Info residence:  

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.

Surcharges residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €40 per week

All prices include:

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

In 2024 the school is closed on: 01/01/2024, 05/02/2024, 18/03/2024, 29/03/2024, 01/04/2024, 01/05/2024, 13/05/2024, 16/09/2024, 01/11/2024, 18/11/2024, 01/12/2024, 24/12/2024, 25/12/2024. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or 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

The course Spanish and Salsa consists of 20 basic lessons of Spanish in a mini-group, along with 5 salsa classes per week. The salsa classes take place at school, in groups of 8 - 12 students.

For other Spanish & Dance courses, please click here.

Minimum age is 18 years.

Prices 2024

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:
25
Number of weeks:
  1 week  
Mini-Group + Salsa without accommodation 466
Mini-Group + Salsa with shared apartment, double room , no meals 743
Mini-Group + Salsa with shared apartment, single room , no meals 821
Mini-Group + Salsa with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 758
Mini-Group + Salsa with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 806
Mini-Group + Salsa with residence, double room , no meals 879
Mini-Group + Salsa with residence, single room , no meals 947
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €40 per week
Info residence:  

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.

Surcharges residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €40 per week

All prices include:

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

In 2024 the school is closed on: 01/01/2024, 05/02/2024, 18/03/2024, 29/03/2024, 01/04/2024, 01/05/2024, 13/05/2024, 16/09/2024, 01/11/2024, 18/11/2024, 01/12/2024, 24/12/2024, 25/12/2024. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled. If two holidays fall in the same week, one day will be made up and individual lessons will always be made up.

Spanish & Mexican cookery

The course Spanish and cooking consists of 20 lessons Spanish a week in a mini-group and in addition 5 cooking lessons per week. During the cooking classes you will prepare the most amazing Mexican dishes together with your fellow students. And of course, the meal must be tasted as well!  You can participate in this course for 1 to 2 weeks.

Minimum age is 18 years.

Prices 2024

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:
25
Number of weeks:
  1 week  
Mini-Group + Cookery Course without accommodation 466
Mini-Group + Cookery Course with shared apartment, double room , no meals 743
Mini-Group + Cookery Course with shared apartment, single room , no meals 821
Mini-Group + Cookery Course with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 758
Mini-Group + Cookery Course with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 806
Mini-Group + Cookery Course with residence, double room , no meals 879
Mini-Group + Cookery Course with residence, single room , no meals 947
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €40 per week
Info residence:  

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.

Surcharges residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €40 per week

All prices include:

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

In 2024 the school is closed on: 01/01/2024, 05/02/2024, 18/03/2024, 29/03/2024, 01/04/2024, 01/05/2024, 13/05/2024, 16/09/2024, 01/11/2024, 18/11/2024, 01/12/2024, 24/12/2024, 25/12/2024. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or 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

 This course is perfect for those who want to optimise their study time. The aim of this program is to offer a fully personalised method of teaching designed to meet your specific needs and desires. As the classes are private, you will be able to decide the schedule and content.

Minimum age is 18 years.

Prices 2024

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 3 weeks 4 weeks  
One-to-One without accommodation 540 1036 1531 2027
One-to-One with shared apartment, double room , no meals 818 1590 2363 3135
One-to-One with shared apartment, single room , no meals 896 1745 2597 3446
One-to-One with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 832 1619 2407 3193
One-to-One with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 881 1716 2553 3388
One-to-One with residence, double room , no meals 954 1862 2772 3679
One-to-One with residence, single room , no meals 1022 1998 2976 3952
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €40 per week
Info residence:  

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.

Surcharges residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €40 per week

All prices include:

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

In 2024 the school is closed on: 01/01/2024, 05/02/2024, 18/03/2024, 29/03/2024, 01/04/2024, 01/05/2024, 13/05/2024, 16/09/2024, 01/11/2024, 18/11/2024, 01/12/2024, 24/12/2024, 25/12/2024. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or 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. The host families are located within 20 minutes walking of the school. Some host families provide their students with bicycles, so they can get around the city and to and from the school easily and quickly. Students can also rent bikes at the school for $1 USD per day.

Student residence

The residence is a beautiful Mexican Hacienda style house located in close vicinity to the school, in about 2 minutes walking distance. The residence is also just an 8 minute walk from the beach and Fifth avenue. All rooms have air-conditioning and a private bathroom. There is a shared kitchen which everyone can use and a comfortable sitting room and dining area. You can also use the Wi-Fi. The residence has a communal kitchen for self-service only. When you wish to book breakfast, you will have it at school.

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Weather in Playa del Carmen

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Apr 33 21 6
May 34 22 7
June 33 23 7
July 33 23 7
Aug 33 23 7
Sept 32 23 6
Oct 31 22 6
Nov 29 19 5
Dec 28 18 5
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