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 17 years .

Prices 2022

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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 310 575 840 1105 1270 1515 1760 2005 2250 2495 2740 2805 3035 3265 3495 3725
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 610 1175 1740 2305 2770 3315 3860 4405 4950 5495 6040 6405 6935 7465 7995 8525
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 575 1105 1635 2165 2595 3105 3615 4125 4635 5145 5655 5985 6480 6975 7470 7965
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 655 1265 1875 2485 2995 3585 4175 4765 5355 5945 6535 6945 7520 8095 8670 9245
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 620 1195 1770 2345 2820 3375 3930 4485 5040 5595 6150 6525 7065 7605 8145 8685
Minigroup with student residence, double room, no meals 685 1325 1965 2605 3145 3765 4385 5005 5625 6245 6865 7305 7910 8515 9120 9725
Minigroup with student residence, single room, no meals 750 1455 2160 2865 3470 4155 4840 5525 6210 6895 7580 8085 8755 9425 10095 10765
  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 380 715 1050 1385 1620 1935 2250 2565 2880 3195 3510 3633 3932 4231 4530 4829
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 680 1315 1950 2585 3120 3735 4350 4965 5580 6195 6810 7233 7832 8431 9030 9629
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 645 1245 1845 2445 2945 3525 4105 4685 5265 5845 6425 6813 7377 7941 8505 9069
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 725 1405 2085 2765 3345 4005 4665 5325 5985 6645 7305 7773 8417 9061 9705 10349
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 690 1335 1980 2625 3170 3795 4420 5045 5670 6295 6920 7353 7962 8571 9180 9789
Minigroup with student residence, double room, no meals 755 1465 2175 2885 3495 4185 4875 5565 6255 6945 7635 8133 8807 9481 10155 10829
Minigroup with student residence, single room, no meals 820 1595 2370 3145 3820 4575 5330 6085 6840 7595 8350 8913 9652 10391 11130 11869
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.

Options host family:   Special dietary needs: € 15 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Info student residence:  

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

Against a surcharge of $ 35 / € 35 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €36 per week
Special dietary needs: € 15 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport: € 85

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 $ 40 / € 40. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2022 the school is closed on: 1/1/2022, 7/2/2022, 21/3/2022, 15/4/2022, 18/4/2022, 1/5/2022, 15/5/2022, 16/9/2022, 12/10/2022, 1/11/2022, 21/11/2022, 25/12/2022. 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 17 years .

Prices 2022

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 440 835 1230 1625
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, halfboard 740 1435 2130 2825
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 705 1365 2025 2685
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, halfboard 785 1525 2265 3005
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 750 1455 2160 2865
Spanish & salsa with student residence, double room, no meals 815 1585 2355 3125
Spanish & salsa with student residence, single room, no meals 880 1715 2550 3385
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.

Options host family:   Special dietary needs: € 15 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Info student residence:  

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

Against a surcharge of $ 35 / € 35 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €36 per week
Special dietary needs: € 15 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport: € 85

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 $ 40 / € 40. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2022 the school is closed on: 1/1/2022, 7/2/2022, 21/3/2022, 15/4/2022, 18/4/2022, 1/5/2022, 15/5/2022, 16/9/2022, 12/10/2022, 1/11/2022, 21/11/2022, 25/12/2022. 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 17 years .

Prices 2022

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 440 835
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 705 1365
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, halfboard 740 1435
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, halfboard 785 1525
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 750 1455
Spanish & cooking with student residence, double room, no meals 815 1585
Spanish & cooking with student residence, single room, no meals 880 1715
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.

Options host family:   Special dietary needs: € 15 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Info student residence:  

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

Against a surcharge of $ 35 / € 35 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €36 per week
Special dietary needs: € 15 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport: € 85

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 $ 40 / € 40. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2022 the school is closed on: 1/1/2022, 7/2/2022, 21/3/2022, 15/4/2022, 18/4/2022, 1/5/2022, 15/5/2022, 16/9/2022, 12/10/2022, 1/11/2022, 21/11/2022, 25/12/2022. 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 17 years .

Prices 2022

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 510 975 1440 1905
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 810 1575 2340 3105
One-to-one with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 775 1505 2235 2965
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 855 1665 2475 3285
One-to-one with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 820 1595 2370 3145
One-to-one with student residence, double room, no meals 885 1725 2565 3405
One-to-one with student residence, single room, no meals 950 1855 2760 3665
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.

Options host family:   Special dietary needs: € 15 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Info student residence:  

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

Against a surcharge of $ 35 / € 35 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €36 per week
Special dietary needs: € 15 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport: € 85

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 $ 40 / € 40. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2022 the school is closed on: 1/1/2022, 7/2/2022, 21/3/2022, 15/4/2022, 18/4/2022, 1/5/2022, 15/5/2022, 16/9/2022, 12/10/2022, 1/11/2022, 21/11/2022, 25/12/2022. 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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