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 2021

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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 260 480 700 919 1049 1251 1453 1655 1856 2058 2260 2354 2547 2739 2932 3125
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 466 891 1316 1741 2076 2483 2890 3297 3704 4111 4518 4818 5216 5614 6012 6410
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 493 945 1396 1848 2210 2644 3078 3512 3946 4380 4814 5140 5565 5990 6415 6840
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 502 962 1423 1884 2255 2698 3141 3584 4027 4470 4913 5248 5682 6116 6550 6984
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 529 1016 1504 1992 2390 2860 3329 3799 4269 4739 5209 5571 6032 6492 6953 7414
Minigroup with shared apartment, double room, no meals 471 902 1332 1762 2103 2515 2928 3340 3753 4165 4577 4882 5286 5689 6093 6496
Minigroup with shared apartment, single room, no meals 525 1009 1493 1977 2372 2838 3304 3770 4237 4703 5169 5528 5985 6442 6899 7357
Minigroup with student residence, double room, no meals 564 1088 1612 2135 2569 3075 3580 4086 4592 5097 5603 6001 6498 6994 7491 7988
Minigroup with student residence, single room, no meals 618 1196 1773 2350 2838 3398 3957 4516 5076 5635 6195 6647 7197 7748 8298 8849
  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 341 642 942 1242 1453 1735 2018 2300 2583 2865 3147 3258 3526 3794 4062 4330
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 546 1052 1558 2063 2479 2967 3455 3943 4430 4918 5406 5721 6195 6668 7142 7615
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 573 1106 1638 2171 2614 3129 3643 4158 4672 5187 5702 6044 6544 7045 7545 8045
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 582 1124 1665 2207 2659 3182 3706 4230 4753 5277 5800 6152 6661 7170 7679 8189
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 609 1178 1746 2314 2793 3344 3894 4445 4995 5546 6096 6474 7011 7547 8083 8619
Minigroup with shared apartment, double room, no meals 552 1063 1574 2085 2506 2999 3493 3986 4479 4972 5465 5786 6265 6743 7222 7701
Minigroup with shared apartment, single room, no meals 606 1170 1735 2300 2775 3322 3869 4416 4963 5510 6057 6431 6964 7497 8029 8562
Minigroup with student residence, double room, no meals 645 1249 1854 2458 2973 3559 4145 4732 5318 5904 6491 6905 7477 8049 8621 9193
Minigroup with student residence, single room, no meals 699 1357 2015 2673 3242 3882 4522 5162 5802 6442 7082 7550 8176 8802 9428 10054
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: € 14 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 $ 30 / € 27 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €28 per week
Special dietary needs: € 14 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport: € 77

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 / € 36. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2021 the school is closed on: 1/1/2021, 1/2/2021, 15/3/2021, 1/4/2021, 2/4/2021, 1/5/2021, 15/5/2021, 16/9/2021, 1/11/2021, 15/11/2021, 24/12/2021.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 2021

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 364 686 1009 1332
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 569 1097 1625 2153
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, halfboard 596 1151 1706 2261
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 605 1169 1733 2297
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, halfboard 632 1222 1813 2404
Spanish & salsa with shared apartment, double room, no meals 574 1108 1641 2175
Spanish & salsa with shared apartment, single room, no meals 628 1215 1803 2390
Spanish & salsa with student residence, double room, no meals 668 1294 1921 2548
Spanish & salsa with student residence, single room, no meals 721 1402 2082 2763
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: € 14 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 $ 30 / € 27 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €28 per week
Special dietary needs: € 14 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport: € 77

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 / € 36. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2021 the school is closed on: 1/1/2021, 1/2/2021, 15/3/2021, 1/4/2021, 2/4/2021, 1/5/2021, 15/5/2021, 16/9/2021, 1/11/2021, 15/11/2021, 24/12/2021.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 2021

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 364 686
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, halfboard 596 1151
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 569 1097
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 605 1169
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, halfboard 632 1222
Spanish & cooking with shared apartment, double room, no meals 574 1108
Spanish & cooking with shared apartment, single room, no meals 628 1215
Spanish & cooking with student residence, double room, no meals 668 1294
Spanish & cooking with student residence, single room, no meals 721 1402
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: € 14 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 $ 30 / € 27 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €28 per week
Special dietary needs: € 14 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport: € 77

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 / € 36. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2021 the school is closed on: 1/1/2021, 1/2/2021, 15/3/2021, 1/4/2021, 2/4/2021, 1/5/2021, 15/5/2021, 16/9/2021, 1/11/2021, 15/11/2021, 24/12/2021.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 2021

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 417 794 1170 1547
One-to-one with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 623 1205 1786 2368
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 650 1258 1867 2476
One-to-one with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 659 1276 1894 2512
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 685 1330 1975 2619
One-to-one with shared apartment, double room, no meals 628 1215 1803 2390
One-to-one with shared apartment, single room, no meals 682 1323 1964 2605
One-to-one with student residence, double room, no meals 721 1402 2082 2763
One-to-one with student residence, single room, no meals 775 1509 2244 2978
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: € 14 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 $ 30 / € 27 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €28 per week
Special dietary needs: € 14 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport: € 77

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 / € 36. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2021 the school is closed on: 1/1/2021, 1/2/2021, 15/3/2021, 1/4/2021, 2/4/2021, 1/5/2021, 15/5/2021, 16/9/2021, 1/11/2021, 15/11/2021, 24/12/2021.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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