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

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 329 611 892 1173 1348 1608 1868 2128 2388 2648 2908 2977 3221 3465 3709 3954
Minigroup with host family, double room , halfboard 648 1247 1847 2447 2940 3518 4097 4675 5254 5832 6410 6798 7360 7923 8485 9047
Minigroup with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 611 1173 1736 2298 2754 3296 3837 4378 4919 5460 6002 6352 6877 7403 7928 8453
Minigroup with host family, single room , halfboard 696 1343 1990 2638 3179 3805 4431 5057 5683 6309 6936 7371 7981 8591 9201 9812
Minigroup with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 658 1269 1879 2489 2993 3582 4171 4760 5349 5938 6527 6925 7498 8071 8644 9217
Minigroup with student residence, double room , no meals 727 1407 2086 2765 3338 3996 4654 5312 5970 6628 7286 7753 8395 9037 9679 10321
Minigroup with student residence, single room , no meals 796 1545 2293 3041 3683 4410 5137 5864 6591 7318 8045 8580 9292 10003 10714 11425
  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 404 759 1115 1470 1720 2054 2388 2723 3057 3391 3725 3856 4173 4491 4808 5125
Minigroup with host family, double room , halfboard 722 1396 2070 2744 3312 3964 4617 5269 5922 6575 7227 7676 8312 8948 9583 10219
Minigroup with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 685 1322 1958 2595 3126 3741 4357 4972 5588 6203 6819 7231 7829 8428 9026 9625
Minigroup with host family, single room , halfboard 770 1492 2213 2935 3550 4251 4951 5652 6352 7052 7753 8249 8933 9616 10300 10983
Minigroup with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 733 1417 2102 2786 3365 4028 4691 5354 6018 6681 7344 7804 8450 9096 9743 10389
Minigroup with student residence, double room , no meals 802 1555 2309 3062 3709 4442 5174 5906 6638 7371 8103 8631 9347 10062 10777 11492
Minigroup with student residence, single room , no meals 871 1693 2516 3338 4054 4856 5657 6458 7259 8060 8862 9459 10243 11028 11812 12596
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 : € 16 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 / € 38 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €38 per week
Special dietary needs : € 16 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport : EUR 91

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 / € 43. 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 467 887 1306 1725
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room , halfboard 786 1523 2261 2998
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 749 1449 2149 2850
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room , halfboard 834 1619 2404 3189
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 796 1545 2293 3041
Spanish & salsa with student residence, double room , no meals 865 1683 2500 3317
Spanish & salsa with student residence, single room , no meals 934 1820 2707 3593
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 : € 16 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 / € 38 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €38 per week
Special dietary needs : € 16 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport : EUR 91

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 / € 43. 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 467 887
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room , halfboard 786 1523
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 749 1449
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room , halfboard 834 1619
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 796 1545
Spanish & cooking with student residence, double room , no meals 865 1683
Spanish & cooking with student residence, single room , no meals 934 1820
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 : € 16 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 / € 38 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €38 per week
Special dietary needs : € 16 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport : EUR 91

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 / € 43. 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 542 1035 1529 2022
One-to-one with host family, double room , halfboard 860 1672 2484 3296
One-to-one with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 823 1598 2372 3147
One-to-one with host family, single room , halfboard 908 1767 2627 3487
One-to-one with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 871 1693 2516 3338
One-to-one with student residence, double room , no meals 940 1831 2723 3614
One-to-one with student residence, single room , no meals 1009 1969 2929 3890
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 : € 16 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 / € 38 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €38 per week
Special dietary needs : € 16 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport : EUR 91

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 / € 43. 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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