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
  • The open aired and air conditioned conference rooms are ideal for guitar and salsa classes, and weekly gatherings
  • Cafeteria
  • Volleyball court
  • Garden areas for students to relax during breaks or after a day of classes
  • Minimum age: 16 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
  • Horse riding
  • 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 15 lessons consists of classes with a maximum of 8 students per teacher. The course is composed of three lessons of conversational grammar per day.

The minigroup programme with 20 or 30 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

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 8 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
30
  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 279 497 715 934 1031 1225 1419 1613 1724 1909 2093 2278 2463 2648 2833 3017
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 479 897 1314 1732 2029 2423 2817 3211 3521 3905 4290 4674 5058 5443 5827 6212
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 451 841 1231 1621 1890 2256 2622 2988 3270 3627 3983 4340 4696 5053 5409 5766
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 507 952 1398 1844 2169 2590 3012 3433 3771 4184 4596 5008 5421 5833 6245 6657
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 479 897 1314 1732 2029 2423 2817 3211 3521 3905 4290 4674 5058 5443 5827 6212
Minigroup with student residence, double room, bed & breakfast 534 1008 1482 1955 2308 2757 3207 3656 4022 4462 4902 5343 5783 6223 6663 7103
Minigroup with student residence, single room, bed & breakfast 581 1101 1621 2141 2540 3036 3532 4028 4440 4927 5413 5900 6386 6873 7359 7846
  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 428 794 1161 1528 1755 2094 2433 2772 2944 3264 3585 3905 4225 4546 4866 5187
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 627 1194 1760 2327 2754 3292 3831 4369 4741 5261 5781 6301 6821 7341 7861 8381
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 599 1138 1677 2215 2614 3125 3636 4147 4490 4982 5474 5967 6459 6951 7443 7935
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 655 1249 1844 2438 2893 3459 4026 4592 4992 5539 6087 6635 7183 7731 8279 8827
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 627 1194 1760 2327 2754 3292 3831 4369 4741 5261 5781 6301 6821 7341 7861 8381
Minigroup with student residence, double room, bed & breakfast 683 1305 1927 2549 3032 3627 4221 4815 5242 5818 6394 6969 7545 8121 8697 9272
Minigroup with student residence, single room, bed & breakfast 729 1398 2067 2735 3264 3905 4546 5187 5660 6282 6904 7527 8149 8771 9393 10015
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  

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

Info student residence:   A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.
Transfer:  

€70

The price mentioned here is for an airport transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

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 € 28. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2017 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 during these holidays 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 & Mexican cookery

The course Spanish and cooking consists of 20 lessons a week in a mini-group and in addition 6 cooking lessons per week, of which each lesson lasts 50 minutes. 
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 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 & cooking without accommodation 386 711
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, halfboard 585 1110
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 558 1054
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 585 1110
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, halfboard 613 1166
Spanish & cooking with student residence, double room, bed & breakfast 641 1222
Spanish & cooking with student residence, single room, bed & breakfast 688 1314
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  

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

Info student residence:   A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.
Transfer:  

€70

The price mentioned here is for an airport transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

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 € 28. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2017 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 during these holidays 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 & Diving (PADI Open Water)

Playa del Carmen is a beautiful destination for many water sports. Besides kitesurfing, it is also possible to combine your Spanish course with diving lessons. The course Spanish and Diving consists of 1 Spanish lessons and in addition a complete 1-week diving course. If you are a beginner, you will take the course PADI Open Water. This course includes 4 half days of theoretical lessons and 4 practical diving lessons in open water.   

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 class
Number of lessons per week:
15
Number of weeks:
  1 week  
Spanish & diving (PADI open water) without accommodation 859
Spanish & diving (PADI open water) with host family, double room, halfboard 1259
Spanish & diving (PADI open water) with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1203
Spanish & diving (PADI open water) with host family, single room, halfboard 1314
Spanish & diving (PADI open water) with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1259
Spanish & diving (PADI open water) with student residence, double room, bed & breakfast 1370
Spanish & diving (PADI open water) with student residence, single room, bed & breakfast 1463
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

The number of students during the diving lessons depend on the level and season.
This course includes 3 days (or 6 afternoons) of diving.

Info host family:  

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

Info student residence:   A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.
Transfer:  

€70

The price mentioned here is for an airport transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

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 € 28. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2017 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 during these holidays 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 & Diving (PADI Advanced)

For the more experienced divers, the Spanish and Diving advanced course in Playa del Carmen will make it possible to learn Spanish and at the same time enjoy the beauty of the undersea world.  The course consists of 15 Spanish lessons and a complete 1-week diving course. The diving lessons include 2-3 days of theoretical lessons, plus 5 real dives in open water.

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 class
Number of lessons per week:
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

The number of students during the diving lessons depend on the level and season.

Transfer:  

€70

The price mentioned here is for an airport transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

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 € 28. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2017 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 during these holidays 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

The course Spanish and Salsa consists of 20 basic lessons of Spanish in a mini-group, along with 6 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 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 386 711 1036 1361
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 558 1054 1551 2048
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, halfboard 585 1110 1635 2159
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 585 1110 1635 2159
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, halfboard 613 1166 1718 2271
Spanish & salsa with student residence, double room, bed & breakfast 641 1222 1802 2382
Spanish & salsa with student residence, single room, bed & breakfast 688 1314 1941 2568
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  

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

Info student residence:   A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.
Transfer:  

€70

The price mentioned here is for an airport transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

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 € 28. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2017 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 during these holidays 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.

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

Prices 2017

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

Max. 2 per class
Number of lessons per week:
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

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

Transfer:  

€70

The price mentioned here is for an airport transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

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 € 28. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2017 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 during these holidays 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

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. 25 lessons per week.

Prices 2017

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 442 822 1203 1584
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 641 1222 1802 2382
One-to-one with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 613 1166 1718 2271
One-to-one with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 641 1222 1802 2382
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 669 1277 1885 2494
One-to-one with student residence, double room, bed & breakfast 697 1333 1969 2605
One-to-one with student residence, single room, bed & breakfast 743 1426 2108 2791
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  

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

Info student residence:   A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.
Transfer:  

€70

The price mentioned here is for an airport transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

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 € 28. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2017 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 during these holidays 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. 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 offers students a common kitchen with fridge, a common area, wireless internet and a big garden. The residence is located just 10 blocks from the school, 3 blocks from the
supermarket and 14 blocks from the sea.

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Learn Spanish in Playa del Carmen, an attractive Mexican tourist resort on the south east coast of the country. A relatively large resort with a population of approximately 100,000 people, the resort is favoured by holidaymakers and travellers due to its warm climate all year round and carribean coastline. The city has expanded in size and population figures over the last 10 years, due to the influx of tourists drawn to the area. The city is located in the centre of Mexico's Riviera Maya in the state of Quintana Roo.

Weather in Playa del Carmen

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Min
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sun
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
Jan 28 17 5
Feb 29 17 5
Mar 32 19 6
Apr 33 21 6
May 34 22 7
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