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: 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
  • 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 16 years .

Prices 2020

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 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  
Minigroup without accommodation 240 440 640 840 952 1134 1316 1498 1680 1863 2045 2120 2294 2467 2640 2814
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 426 812 1198 1584 1880 2248 2616 2984 3352 3720 4088 4350 4709 5068 5427 5786
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 453 865 1278 1690 2014 2408 2803 3198 3592 3987 4382 4670 5056 5441 5827 6213
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 462 883 1304 1726 2058 2462 2865 3269 3672 4076 4480 4776 5171 5566 5960 6355
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 488 936 1384 1832 2192 2622 3052 3482 3912 4343 4773 5096 5518 5939 6360 6782
Minigroup with shared apartment, double room, no meals 432 823 1214 1605 1907 2280 2654 3027 3400 3774 4147 4414 4778 5143 5507 5872
Minigroup with shared apartment, single room, no meals 485 929 1374 1818 2174 2600 3027 3454 3880 4307 4734 5054 5472 5889 6307 6725
Minigroup with student residence, double room, no meals 524 1008 1491 1975 2369 2835 3301 3767 4232 4698 5164 5523 5980 6437 6894 7351
Minigroup with student residence, single room, no meals 568 1096 1624 2152 2592 3102 3612 4122 4632 5143 5653 6056 6558 7059 7560 8062
  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 312 583 854 1125 1307 1560 1814 2067 2320 2574 2827 2974 3218 3463 3707 3952
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 497 954 1411 1868 2236 2675 3114 3553 3992 4432 4871 5203 5633 6064 6494 6924
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 524 1008 1491 1975 2369 2835 3301 3767 4232 4698 5164 5523 5980 6437 6894 7351
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 533 1025 1518 2010 2414 2888 3363 3838 4312 4787 5262 5630 6096 6561 7027 7493
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 560 1079 1598 2117 2547 3048 3550 4051 4552 5054 5555 5950 6442 6935 7427 7920
Minigroup with shared apartment, double room, no meals 503 965 1427 1889 2263 2707 3152 3596 4040 4485 4929 5267 5703 6138 6574 7009
Minigroup with shared apartment, single room, no meals 556 1072 1587 2103 2529 3027 3525 4023 4520 5018 5516 5907 6396 6885 7374 7863
Minigroup with student residence, double room, no meals 595 1150 1704 2259 2725 3262 3799 4336 4872 5409 5946 6376 6904 7432 7960 8488
Minigroup with student residence, single room, no meals 640 1239 1838 2437 2947 3528 4110 4691 5272 5854 6435 6910 7482 8055 8627 9200
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.

If you have any dietary restrictions (lactose intolerant, vegan, gluten-free etc) please let us know.

Info student residence:  

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

Against a surcharge of € 27 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Transfer:  

€76

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

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. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 03/02/2020, 16/03/2020, 09/04/2020, 10/04/2020, 01/05/2020, 15/05/2020, 16/09/2020, 02/11/2020, 16/11/2020, 25/12/2020. 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 16 years .

Prices 2020

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 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Spanish & salsa without accommodation 343 645 947 1249
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, halfboard 555 1070 1584 2099
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 528 1016 1504 1992
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 564 1088 1611 2135
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, halfboard 591 1141 1691 2241
Spanish & salsa with shared apartment, double room, no meals 534 1027 1520 2014
Spanish & salsa with shared apartment, single room, no meals 587 1134 1680 2227
Spanish & salsa with student residence, double room, no meals 626 1212 1798 2384
Spanish & salsa with student residence, single room, no meals 671 1301 1931 2561
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.

If you have any dietary restrictions (lactose intolerant, vegan, gluten-free etc) please let us know.

Info student residence:  

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

Against a surcharge of € 27 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Transfer:  

€76

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

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. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 03/02/2020, 16/03/2020, 09/04/2020, 10/04/2020, 01/05/2020, 15/05/2020, 16/09/2020, 02/11/2020, 16/11/2020, 25/12/2020. 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 16 years .

Prices 2020

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 2 weeks  
Spanish & cooking without accommodation 343 645
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 528 1016
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, halfboard 555 1070
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 564 1088
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, halfboard 591 1141
Spanish & cooking with shared apartment, double room, no meals 534 1027
Spanish & cooking with shared apartment, single room, no meals 587 1134
Spanish & cooking with student residence, double room, no meals 626 1212
Spanish & cooking with student residence, single room, no meals 671 1301
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.

If you have any dietary restrictions (lactose intolerant, vegan, gluten-free etc) please let us know.

Info student residence:  

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

Against a surcharge of € 27 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Transfer:  

€76

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

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. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 03/02/2020, 16/03/2020, 09/04/2020, 10/04/2020, 01/05/2020, 15/05/2020, 16/09/2020, 02/11/2020, 16/11/2020, 25/12/2020. 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.

Prices 2020

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 414 787 1160 1534
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 626 1212 1798 2384
One-to-one with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 600 1159 1718 2277
One-to-one with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 635 1230 1824 2419
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 662 1283 1904 2526
One-to-one with shared apartment, double room, no meals 605 1169 1734 2298
One-to-one with shared apartment, single room, no meals 658 1276 1894 2512
One-to-one with student residence, double room, no meals 697 1354 2011 2668
One-to-one with student residence, single room, no meals 742 1443 2144 2846
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.

If you have any dietary restrictions (lactose intolerant, vegan, gluten-free etc) please let us know.

Info student residence:  

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

Against a surcharge of € 27 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Transfer:  

€76

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

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. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 03/02/2020, 16/03/2020, 09/04/2020, 10/04/2020, 01/05/2020, 15/05/2020, 16/09/2020, 02/11/2020, 16/11/2020, 25/12/2020. 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.

Shared Apartment

In Playa del Carmen you also have the possibility to share an apartment together with some of your fellow students from all over the world! Here you can choose to stay in a single or double room, altough double rooms are only available for two students travelling together.

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