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
  • The open aired and air conditioned conference rooms are ideal for guitar and salsa classes, and weekly gatherings
  • 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
  • Horse riding
  • 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 15 lessons consists of classes with a maximum of 8 students per teacher. The course is composed of three lessons of conversational grammar per day.

The minigroup programme with 20 or 30 lessons per week respectively consists of classes with a maximum of 8 students per teacher. The course is composed of three lessons of conversational grammar per day plus 1 or 3 lessons respectively of practical conversation and/or lectures.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 8 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
30
  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 265 472 679 886 979 1163 1347 1531 1636 1812 1987 2162 2338 2513 2689 2864
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 454 851 1248 1644 1926 2300 2674 3047 3342 3707 4071 4436 4801 5166 5531 5896
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 428 798 1168 1538 1794 2141 2489 2836 3104 3442 3781 4119 4458 4796 5134 5473
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 481 904 1327 1750 2058 2459 2859 3259 3580 3971 4362 4754 5145 5536 5928 6319
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 454 851 1248 1644 1926 2300 2674 3047 3342 3707 4071 4436 4801 5166 5531 5896
Minigroup with student residence, double room, bed & breakfast 507 957 1406 1856 2191 2617 3044 3470 3818 4235 4653 5071 5489 5906 6324 6742
Minigroup with student residence, single room, bed & breakfast 551 1045 1538 2032 2411 2882 3352 3823 4214 4676 5138 5600 6062 6523 6985 7447
  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 406 754 1102 1450 1666 1988 2310 2631 2794 3098 3403 3707 4011 4315 4619 4923
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 595 1133 1671 2208 2614 3125 3636 4147 4500 4993 5487 5980 6474 6968 7461 7955
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 569 1080 1591 2103 2482 2966 3451 3936 4262 4729 5196 5663 6130 6597 7065 7532
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 622 1186 1750 2314 2746 3284 3821 4359 4738 5258 5778 6298 6818 7338 7858 8378
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 595 1133 1671 2208 2614 3125 3636 4147 4500 4993 5487 5980 6474 6968 7461 7955
Minigroup with student residence, double room, bed & breakfast 648 1239 1829 2420 2878 3442 4006 4570 4976 5522 6069 6615 7162 7708 8254 8801
Minigroup with student residence, single room, bed & breakfast 692 1327 1962 2596 3098 3707 4315 4923 5372 5963 6553 7144 7734 8325 8915 9506
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 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.
Transfer:  

€67

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

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

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 € 27. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2017 the school is closed on: 01/01/2017, 06/02/2017, 20/03/2017, 13/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/05/2017, 16/09/2017, 02/11/2017, 20/11/2017, 25/12/2017. 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, of which each lesson lasts 50 minutes. 
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 2017

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 366 675
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 529 1001
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, halfboard 556 1054
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, halfboard 582 1107
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 556 1054
Spanish & cooking with student residence, double room, bed & breakfast 609 1159
Spanish & cooking with student residence, single room, bed & breakfast 653 1248
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 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.
Transfer:  

€67

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

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

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 € 27. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2017 the school is closed on: 01/01/2017, 06/02/2017, 20/03/2017, 13/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/05/2017, 16/09/2017, 02/11/2017, 20/11/2017, 25/12/2017. 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.   

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2017

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:
15
Number of weeks:
  1 week  
Spanish & diving (PADI open water) without accommodation 816
Spanish & diving (PADI open water) with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1142
Spanish & diving (PADI open water) with host family, double room, halfboard 1195
Spanish & diving (PADI open water) with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1195
Spanish & diving (PADI open water) with host family, single room, halfboard 1248
Spanish & diving (PADI open water) with student residence, double room, bed & breakfast 1300
Spanish & diving (PADI open water) with student residence, single room, bed & breakfast 1389
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

The number of students during the diving lessons depend on the level and season.
This course includes 3 days (or 6 afternoons) of diving.

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.
Transfer:  

€67

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

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

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 € 27. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2017 the school is closed on: 01/01/2017, 06/02/2017, 20/03/2017, 13/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/05/2017, 16/09/2017, 02/11/2017, 20/11/2017, 25/12/2017. 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.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2017

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 = 50 minutes

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

Transfer:  

€67

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

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

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 € 27. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2017 the school is closed on: 01/01/2017, 06/02/2017, 20/03/2017, 13/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/05/2017, 16/09/2017, 02/11/2017, 20/11/2017, 25/12/2017. 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 2017

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 366 675 983 1292
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, halfboard 556 1054 1552 2050
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 529 1001 1472 1944
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 556 1054 1552 2050
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, halfboard 582 1107 1631 2155
Spanish & salsa with student residence, double room, bed & breakfast 609 1159 1710 2261
Spanish & salsa with student residence, single room, bed & breakfast 653 1248 1843 2437
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 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.
Transfer:  

€67

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

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

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 € 27. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2017 the school is closed on: 01/01/2017, 06/02/2017, 20/03/2017, 13/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/05/2017, 16/09/2017, 02/11/2017, 20/11/2017, 25/12/2017. 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.

Duo Course

The duo course allows participants define to their objectives and create an individual programme adapted to their level and learning pace.

It is a class for two students. The duo course can only be booked by two people who travel together and have the same level of Spanish.

Prices 2017

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 2 per class
Number of lessons per week:
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

This course can only be booked by two people who travel together and have the same level of Spanish.

Transfer:  

€67

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

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

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 € 27. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2017 the school is closed on: 01/01/2017, 06/02/2017, 20/03/2017, 13/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/05/2017, 16/09/2017, 02/11/2017, 20/11/2017, 25/12/2017. 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. 25 lessons per week.

Prices 2017

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 419 780 1142 1503
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 609 1159 1710 2261
One-to-one with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 582 1107 1631 2155
One-to-one with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 609 1159 1710 2261
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 635 1212 1790 2367
One-to-one with student residence, double room, bed & breakfast 662 1265 1869 2473
One-to-one with student residence, single room, bed & breakfast 706 1353 2001 2649
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 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.
Transfer:  

€67

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

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

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 € 27. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2017 the school is closed on: 01/01/2017, 06/02/2017, 20/03/2017, 13/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/05/2017, 16/09/2017, 02/11/2017, 20/11/2017, 25/12/2017. 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 offers students a common kitchen with fridge, a common area, wireless internet and a big garden. The residence is located just 10 blocks from the school, 3 blocks from the
supermarket and 14 blocks from the sea.

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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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Dec 28 18 5
Jan 28 17 5
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Mar 32 19 6
Apr 33 21 6
May 34 22 7
June 33 23 7
July 33 23 7
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Sept 32 23 6
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