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 respectively consists of classes with a maximum of 8 students per teacher. The course with 20 lessons consists of the 20 regular Spanish classes and 5 culture/conversation classes.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

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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 256 457 657 857 947 1125 1303 1481 1659 1838 2016 2092 2261 2431 2600 2770
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 448 840 1232 1624 1906 2276 2646 3016 3386 3756 4126 4393 4755 5116 5478 5839
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 422 789 1156 1522 1778 2122 2467 2811 3155 3500 3844 4086 4422 4758 5094 5430
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 474 891 1309 1727 2034 2429 2825 3220 3616 4011 4407 4700 5087 5474 5861 6248
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 448 840 1232 1624 1906 2276 2646 3016 3386 3756 4126 4393 4755 5116 5478 5839
Minigroup with student residence, double room, no meals 511 966 1422 1877 2221 2654 3087 3520 3953 4386 4819 5150 5575 5999 6424 6848
Minigroup with student residence, single room, no meals 554 1052 1549 2047 2434 2910 3386 3861 4337 4813 5288 5662 6129 6596 7063 7530
  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 307 559 810 1062 1271 1514 1757 2000 2242 2485 2728 2869 3103 3338 3572 3807
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 499 942 1386 1829 2230 2664 3099 3534 3969 4403 4838 5171 5597 6023 6449 6876
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 474 891 1309 1727 2102 2511 2920 3329 3739 4148 4557 4864 5264 5665 6066 6466
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 525 994 1462 1931 2358 2818 3278 3739 4199 4659 5120 5478 5929 6381 6833 7285
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 499 942 1386 1829 2230 2664 3099 3534 3969 4403 4838 5171 5597 6023 6449 6876
Minigroup with student residence, double room, no meals 562 1069 1575 2081 2545 3043 3541 4039 4536 5034 5532 5928 6417 6906 7396 7885
Minigroup with student residence, single room, no meals 605 1154 1703 2252 2758 3299 3839 4380 4920 5460 6001 6439 6971 7503 8035 8567
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.

Info student residence:  

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

Against a surcharge of € 26 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €26 per week
Transfer:  

€73

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 € 35. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 05/02/2018, 19/03/2018, 29/03/2018, 30/03/2018, 01/05/2018, 14/05/2018, 17/09/2018, 02/11/2018, 19/11/2018, 25/12/2018. 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 2018

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 354 653 951 1249
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 520 985 1450 1914
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, halfboard 546 1036 1526 2017
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 546 1036 1526 2017
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, halfboard 572 1087 1603 2119
Spanish & salsa with student residence, double room, no meals 609 1162 1716 2269
Spanish & salsa with student residence, single room, no meals 652 1248 1844 2439
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.

Info student residence:  

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

Against a surcharge of € 26 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €26 per week
Transfer:  

€73

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 € 35. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 05/02/2018, 19/03/2018, 29/03/2018, 30/03/2018, 01/05/2018, 14/05/2018, 17/09/2018, 02/11/2018, 19/11/2018, 25/12/2018. 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. 
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 2018

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 354 653
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, halfboard 546 1036
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 520 985
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 546 1036
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, halfboard 572 1087
Spanish & cooking with student residence, double room, no meals 609 1162
Spanish & cooking with student residence, single room, no meals 652 1248
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.

Info student residence:  

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

Against a surcharge of € 26 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €26 per week
Transfer:  

€73

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 € 35. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 05/02/2018, 19/03/2018, 29/03/2018, 30/03/2018, 01/05/2018, 14/05/2018, 17/09/2018, 02/11/2018, 19/11/2018, 25/12/2018. 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.   

Prices for this course are upon request.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

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 = 55 minutes

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

Transfer:  

€73

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 € 35. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 05/02/2018, 19/03/2018, 29/03/2018, 30/03/2018, 01/05/2018, 14/05/2018, 17/09/2018, 02/11/2018, 19/11/2018, 25/12/2018. 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.

Prices for this course are upon request.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

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 = 55 minutes

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

Transfer:  

€73

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 € 35. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 05/02/2018, 19/03/2018, 29/03/2018, 30/03/2018, 01/05/2018, 14/05/2018, 17/09/2018, 02/11/2018, 19/11/2018, 25/12/2018. 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.

Prices 2018

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 414 772 1130 1488
One-to-one with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 580 1104 1629 2153
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 606 1156 1705 2255
One-to-one with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 606 1156 1705 2255
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 631 1207 1782 2358
One-to-one with student residence, double room, no meals 669 1282 1895 2508
One-to-one with student residence, single room, no meals 711 1367 2023 2678
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.

Info student residence:  

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

Against a surcharge of € 26 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €26 per week
Transfer:  

€73

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 € 35. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 05/02/2018, 19/03/2018, 29/03/2018, 30/03/2018, 01/05/2018, 14/05/2018, 17/09/2018, 02/11/2018, 19/11/2018, 25/12/2018. 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 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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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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sun
Jan 28 17 5
Feb 29 17 5
Mar 32 19 6
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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Cathy, Valencia

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