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 2019

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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 277 493 709 925 1022 1214 1407 1599 1791 1984 2176 2258 2441 2624 2808 2991
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 456 852 1248 1643 1919 2291 2663 3035 3407 3779 4150 4412 4774 5137 5500 5862
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 484 907 1330 1754 2057 2457 2856 3256 3655 4055 4454 4743 5133 5524 5914 6304
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 493 925 1358 1791 2103 2512 2921 3329 3738 4147 4555 4854 5253 5652 6052 6451
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 520 981 1441 1901 2242 2678 3114 3550 3987 4423 4859 5185 5612 6039 6466 6893
Minigroup with shared apartment, double room, no meals 465 870 1275 1680 1965 2346 2727 3109 3490 3871 4252 4522 4894 5266 5638 6009
Minigroup with shared apartment, single room, no meals 520 981 1441 1901 2242 2678 3114 3550 3987 4423 4859 5185 5612 6039 6466 6893
Minigroup with student residence, double room, no meals 552 1043 1535 2026 2398 2866 3333 3801 4268 4736 5203 5560 6019 6477 6935 7394
Minigroup with student residence, single room, no meals 598 1135 1673 2210 2628 3142 3655 4169 4682 5196 5709 6113 6617 7121 7626 8130
  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 332 603 875 1146 1326 1579 1832 2085 2338 2591 2844 2987 3231 3475 3719 3963
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 511 962 1413 1864 2223 2656 3088 3521 3953 4386 4819 5141 5564 5987 6411 6834
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 539 1017 1496 1975 2361 2821 3282 3742 4202 4662 5122 5472 5923 6374 6825 7276
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 548 1036 1524 2011 2407 2877 3346 3815 4285 4754 5223 5582 6043 6503 6963 7423
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 576 1091 1607 2122 2545 3042 3539 4036 4533 5030 5527 5914 6402 6889 7377 7865
Minigroup with shared apartment, double room, no meals 520 981 1441 1901 2269 2711 3153 3594 4036 4478 4920 5251 5684 6116 6549 6981
Minigroup with shared apartment, single room, no meals 576 1091 1607 2122 2545 3042 3539 4036 4533 5030 5527 5914 6402 6889 7377 7865
Minigroup with student residence, double room, no meals 607 1154 1700 2247 2702 3230 3758 4287 4815 5343 5871 6289 6808 7327 7847 8366
Minigroup with student residence, single room, no meals 653 1246 1838 2431 2932 3506 4080 4655 5229 5803 6378 6841 7407 7972 8537 9102
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 € 28 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €29 per week
Transfer:  

€80

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 € 37. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 04/02/2019, 18/03/2019, 18/04/2019, 19/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 17/05/2019, 16/09/2019, 01/11/2019, 18/11/2019, 25/12/2019. 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 6 salsa classes per week (from 2019 on 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 2019

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 382 705 1027 1349
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 562 1063 1565 2067
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, halfboard 590 1119 1648 2177
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, halfboard 626 1192 1758 2324
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 599 1137 1676 2214
Spanish & salsa with shared apartment, double room, no meals 571 1082 1593 2103
Spanish & salsa with shared apartment, single room, no meals 626 1192 1758 2324
Spanish & salsa with student residence, double room, no meals 658 1255 1852 2450
Spanish & salsa with student residence, single room, no meals 704 1347 1990 2634
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 € 28 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €29 per week
Transfer:  

€80

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 € 37. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 04/02/2019, 18/03/2019, 18/04/2019, 19/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 17/05/2019, 16/09/2019, 01/11/2019, 18/11/2019, 25/12/2019. 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 6 cooking lessons per week (in 2019 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 2019

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 382 705
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, halfboard 590 1119
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 562 1063
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, halfboard 626 1192
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 599 1137
Spanish & cooking with shared apartment, double room, no meals 571 1082
Spanish & cooking with shared apartment, single room, no meals 626 1192
Spanish & cooking with student residence, double room, no meals 658 1255
Spanish & cooking with student residence, single room, no meals 704 1347
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 € 28 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €29 per week
Transfer:  

€80

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 € 37. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 04/02/2019, 18/03/2019, 18/04/2019, 19/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 17/05/2019, 16/09/2019, 01/11/2019, 18/11/2019, 25/12/2019. 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 & 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. 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 and further information for this course are upon request (info@studytravel.com).

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2019

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.

Transfer:  

€80

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 € 37. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 04/02/2019, 18/03/2019, 18/04/2019, 19/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 17/05/2019, 16/09/2019, 01/11/2019, 18/11/2019, 25/12/2019. 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 & 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 diving lessons include 2-3 days of theoretical lessons, plus 5 real dives in open water.

Prices for this course are upon request (info@studytravel.com).

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2019

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.

Transfer:  

€80

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 € 37. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 04/02/2019, 18/03/2019, 18/04/2019, 19/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 17/05/2019, 16/09/2019, 01/11/2019, 18/11/2019, 25/12/2019. 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 2019

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 447 833 1220 1607
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 654 1248 1841 2435
One-to-one with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 626 1192 1758 2324
One-to-one with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 663 1266 1869 2472
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 691 1321 1952 2582
One-to-one with shared apartment, double room, no meals 636 1211 1786 2361
One-to-one with shared apartment, single room, no meals 691 1321 1952 2582
One-to-one with student residence, double room, no meals 722 1384 2046 2707
One-to-one with student residence, single room, no meals 768 1476 2184 2891
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 € 28 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €29 per week
Transfer:  

€80

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 € 37. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 04/02/2019, 18/03/2019, 18/04/2019, 19/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 17/05/2019, 16/09/2019, 01/11/2019, 18/11/2019, 25/12/2019. 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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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
Jan 28 17 5
Feb 29 17 5
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