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 319 595 871 1146 1327 1583 1840 2097 2353 2610 2867 2894 3132 3370 3607 3845
Mini-Group with shared apartment, double room , no meals 591 1140 1686 2234 2686 3216 3744 4272 4801 5330 5858 6157 6667 7177 7686 8196
Mini-Group with shared apartment, single room , no meals 667 1292 1915 2539 3068 3674 4278 4883 5488 6094 6698 7073 7659 8246 8831 9417
Mini-Group with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 605 1168 1729 2291 2758 3302 3844 4387 4930 5473 6015 6329 6853 7378 7901 8424
Mini-Group with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 653 1264 1872 2482 2996 3588 4178 4768 5359 5950 6540 6902 7473 8046 8616 9188
Mini-Group with residence, double room , no meals 725 1407 2087 2768 3354 4017 4679 5341 6003 6666 7327 7760 8404 9048 9690 10333
Mini-Group with residence, single room , no meals 791 1540 2288 3036 3688 4418 5146 5875 6604 7334 8062 8562 9272 9983 10692 11401
  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 386 728 1071 1414 1661 1984 2308 2631 2954 3278 3601 3810 4124 4438 4752 5066
Mini-Group with shared apartment, double room , no meals 658 1273 1887 2501 3020 3617 4211 4806 5402 5998 6593 7073 7659 8246 8831 9417
Mini-Group with shared apartment, single room , no meals 734 1426 2116 2807 3402 4075 4745 5417 6089 6761 7432 7989 8652 9315 9976 10638
Mini-Group with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 672 1302 1930 2559 3092 3703 4311 4921 5531 6141 6750 7245 7845 8446 9046 9646
Mini-Group with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 720 1397 2073 2749 3330 3989 4645 5303 5960 6618 7275 7818 8466 9114 9761 10409
Mini-Group with residence, double room , no meals 791 1540 2288 3036 3688 4418 5146 5875 6604 7334 8062 8676 9396 10116 10835 11554
Mini-Group with residence, single room , no meals 858 1674 2488 3303 4022 4819 5614 6409 7205 8002 8797 9478 10264 11051 11836 12623
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 : €39 per week
Info residence:  

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

Surcharges residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €39 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport : EUR 115

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 458
Mini-Group + Salsa with shared apartment, double room , no meals 729
Mini-Group + Salsa with shared apartment, single room , no meals 806
Mini-Group + Salsa with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 744
Mini-Group + Salsa with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 791
Mini-Group + Salsa with residence, double room , no meals 863
Mini-Group + Salsa with residence, single room , no meals 930
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 : €39 per week
Info residence:  

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

Surcharges residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €39 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport : EUR 115

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 458
Mini-Group + Cookery Course with shared apartment, double room , no meals 729
Mini-Group + Cookery Course with shared apartment, single room , no meals 806
Mini-Group + Cookery Course with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 744
Mini-Group + Cookery Course with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 791
Mini-Group + Cookery Course with residence, double room , no meals 863
Mini-Group + Cookery Course with residence, single room , no meals 930
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 : €39 per week
Info residence:  

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

Surcharges residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €39 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport : EUR 115

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 530 1017 1503 1990
One-to-One with shared apartment, double room , no meals 803 1560 2320 3078
One-to-One with shared apartment, single room , no meals 879 1713 2549 3383
One-to-One with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 817 1589 2363 3135
One-to-One with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 865 1685 2506 3326
One-to-One with residence, double room , no meals 936 1828 2721 3612
One-to-One with residence, single room , no meals 1003 1961 2921 3879
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 : €39 per week
Info residence:  

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

Surcharges residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €39 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport : EUR 115

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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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
Jan 28 17 5
Feb 29 17 5
Mar 32 19 6
Apr 33 21 6
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