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 279 497 715 934 1031 1225 1419 1613 1807 2002 2196 2278 2463 2648 2833 3017
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 460 859 1259 1658 1937 2312 2687 3062 3437 3812 4187 4451 4817 5183 5549 5915
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 488 915 1342 1769 2076 2479 2882 3285 3688 4091 4494 4785 5179 5573 5967 6360
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 497 934 1370 1807 2122 2535 2947 3359 3771 4184 4596 4897 5300 5703 6106 6509
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 525 989 1454 1918 2262 2702 3142 3582 4022 4462 4902 5231 5662 6093 6524 6955
Minigroup with shared apartment, double room, no meals 469 878 1287 1695 1983 2367 2752 3136 3521 3905 4290 4563 4938 5313 5688 6063
Minigroup with shared apartment, single room, no meals 525 989 1454 1918 2262 2702 3142 3582 4022 4462 4902 5231 5662 6093 6524 6955
Minigroup with student residence, double room, no meals 557 1053 1548 2044 2419 2891 3363 3835 4306 4778 5250 5610 6072 6535 6997 7460
Minigroup with student residence, single room, no meals 603 1145 1688 2230 2652 3170 3688 4206 4724 5242 5760 6167 6676 7185 7694 8203
  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 335 609 883 1157 1338 1593 1848 2104 2359 2614 2870 3014 3260 3506 3752 3998
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 516 971 1426 1881 2243 2679 3116 3552 3989 4425 4862 5187 5614 6041 6468 6895
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 544 1027 1509 1992 2382 2847 3311 3775 4239 4704 5168 5521 5976 6431 6886 7341
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 553 1045 1537 2029 2429 2902 3376 3849 4323 4797 5270 5632 6097 6561 7025 7489
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 581 1101 1621 2141 2568 3069 3571 4072 4574 5075 5577 5967 6459 6951 7443 7935
Minigroup with shared apartment, double room, no meals 525 989 1454 1918 2289 2735 3181 3627 4072 4518 4964 5298 5734 6171 6607 7044
Minigroup with shared apartment, single room, no meals 581 1101 1621 2141 2568 3069 3571 4072 4574 5075 5577 5967 6459 6951 7443 7935
Minigroup with student residence, double room, no meals 612 1164 1716 2267 2726 3259 3792 4325 4858 5391 5924 6345 6869 7393 7917 8440
Minigroup with student residence, single room, no meals 659 1257 1855 2453 2958 3537 4117 4696 5276 5855 6435 6903 7473 8043 8613 9183
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 € 38. 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 386 711 1036 1361
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 567 1073 1579 2085
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, halfboard 595 1129 1663 2197
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, halfboard 632 1203 1774 2345
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 604 1147 1690 2234
Spanish & salsa with shared apartment, double room, no meals 576 1092 1607 2122
Spanish & salsa with shared apartment, single room, no meals 632 1203 1774 2345
Spanish & salsa with student residence, double room, no meals 663 1266 1869 2471
Spanish & salsa with student residence, single room, no meals 710 1359 2008 2657
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 € 38. 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 386 711
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 567 1073
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, halfboard 595 1129
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 604 1147
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, halfboard 632 1203
Spanish & cooking with shared apartment, double room, no meals 576 1092
Spanish & cooking with shared apartment, single room, no meals 632 1203
Spanish & cooking with student residence, double room, no meals 663 1266
Spanish & cooking with student residence, single room, no meals 710 1359
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 € 38. 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 € 38. 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 € 38. 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 451 841 1231 1621
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 660 1259 1858 2457
One-to-one with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 632 1203 1774 2345
One-to-one with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 669 1277 1885 2494
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 697 1333 1969 2605
One-to-one with shared apartment, double room, no meals 641 1222 1802 2382
One-to-one with shared apartment, single room, no meals 697 1333 1969 2605
One-to-one with student residence, double room, no meals 728 1396 2064 2731
One-to-one with student residence, single room, no meals 775 1489 2203 2917
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 € 38. 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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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
Mar 32 19 6
Apr 33 21 6
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