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 2020

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:
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 253 464 675 886 1003 1195 1387 1579 1771 1963 2155 2235 2418 2600 2783 2966
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 449 856 1263 1669 1982 2370 2758 3146 3534 3922 4309 4585 4963 5342 5720 6099
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 477 912 1347 1782 2123 2539 2955 3371 3787 4203 4619 4922 5329 5735 6142 6549
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 487 931 1375 1819 2170 2595 3020 3446 3871 4296 4722 5035 5451 5867 6283 6699
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 515 987 1459 1932 2310 2764 3217 3670 4124 4577 5031 5372 5816 6260 6704 7148
Minigroup with shared apartment, double room, no meals 455 867 1279 1692 2010 2404 2797 3191 3584 3978 4371 4652 5037 5421 5805 6189
Minigroup with shared apartment, single room, no meals 511 980 1448 1917 2291 2741 3191 3640 4090 4540 4990 5327 5767 6208 6648 7088
Minigroup with student residence, double room, no meals 552 1062 1572 2081 2497 2988 3479 3970 4461 4952 5443 5822 6303 6785 7266 7748
Minigroup with student residence, single room, no meals 599 1156 1712 2269 2732 3269 3807 4345 4883 5421 5958 6384 6912 7441 7969 8498
  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 328 614 900 1186 1378 1645 1912 2179 2446 2713 2980 3135 3392 3650 3908 4165
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 524 1006 1487 1969 2357 2820 3283 3745 4208 4671 5134 5484 5938 6391 6845 7298
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 552 1062 1572 2081 2497 2988 3479 3970 4461 4952 5443 5822 6303 6785 7266 7748
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 562 1081 1600 2119 2544 3045 3545 4045 4546 5046 5546 5934 6425 6916 7407 7898
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 590 1137 1684 2231 2685 3213 3742 4270 4799 5327 5855 6271 6790 7310 7829 8348
Minigroup with shared apartment, double room, no meals 530 1017 1504 1991 2385 2853 3322 3790 4259 4727 5196 5552 6011 6470 6929 7388
Minigroup with shared apartment, single room, no meals 586 1130 1673 2216 2666 3191 3715 4240 4765 5290 5814 6226 6742 7257 7772 8288
Minigroup with student residence, double room, no meals 627 1212 1797 2381 2872 3438 4004 4570 5136 5702 6268 6721 7278 7834 8391 8947
Minigroup with student residence, single room, no meals 674 1306 1937 2569 3106 3719 4332 4945 5557 6170 6783 7283 7887 8490 9093 9697
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 € 29 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Transfer:  

€81

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 € 38. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 03/02/2020, 16/03/2020, 09/04/2020, 10/04/2020, 01/05/2020, 15/05/2020, 16/09/2020, 02/11/2020, 16/11/2020, 25/12/2020. 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 16 years .

Prices 2020

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 361 680 998 1317
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 557 1071 1586 2100
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, halfboard 585 1128 1670 2213
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 595 1146 1698 2250
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, halfboard 623 1203 1783 2363
Spanish & salsa with shared apartment, double room, no meals 563 1083 1603 2123
Spanish & salsa with shared apartment, single room, no meals 619 1195 1771 2348
Spanish & salsa with student residence, double room, no meals 660 1278 1895 2512
Spanish & salsa with student residence, single room, no meals 707 1371 2036 2700
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 € 29 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Transfer:  

€81

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 € 38. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 03/02/2020, 16/03/2020, 09/04/2020, 10/04/2020, 01/05/2020, 15/05/2020, 16/09/2020, 02/11/2020, 16/11/2020, 25/12/2020. 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 16 years .

Prices 2020

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 361 680
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, halfboard 585 1128
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 557 1071
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 595 1146
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, halfboard 623 1203
Spanish & cooking with shared apartment, double room, no meals 563 1083
Spanish & cooking with shared apartment, single room, no meals 619 1195
Spanish & cooking with student residence, double room, no meals 660 1278
Spanish & cooking with student residence, single room, no meals 707 1371
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 € 29 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Transfer:  

€81

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 € 38. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 03/02/2020, 16/03/2020, 09/04/2020, 10/04/2020, 01/05/2020, 15/05/2020, 16/09/2020, 02/11/2020, 16/11/2020, 25/12/2020. 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 2020

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 436 830 1223 1617
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 660 1278 1895 2512
One-to-one with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 632 1221 1811 2400
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 698 1352 2007 2662
One-to-one with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 669 1296 1923 2550
One-to-one with shared apartment, double room, no meals 638 1233 1828 2422
One-to-one with shared apartment, single room, no meals 694 1345 1996 2647
One-to-one with student residence, double room, no meals 735 1427 2120 2812
One-to-one with student residence, single room, no meals 782 1521 2260 3000
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 € 29 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Transfer:  

€81

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 € 38. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 03/02/2020, 16/03/2020, 09/04/2020, 10/04/2020, 01/05/2020, 15/05/2020, 16/09/2020, 02/11/2020, 16/11/2020, 25/12/2020. 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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Feb 29 17 5
Mar 32 19 6
Apr 33 21 6
May 34 22 7
June 33 23 7
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