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 246 453 660 867 990 1180 1370 1560 1751 1941 2131 2220 2402 2584 2765 2947
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 439 840 1241 1642 1958 2342 2726 3110 3493 3877 4261 4544 4919 5294 5670 6045
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 465 891 1317 1743 2085 2494 2903 3312 3722 4131 4540 4848 5249 5649 6050 6451
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 473 908 1342 1777 2127 2545 2962 3380 3798 4215 4633 4949 5359 5768 6177 6586
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 499 958 1418 1878 2254 2697 3140 3583 4026 4469 4912 5254 5688 6123 6558 6992
Minigroup with shared apartment, double room, no meals 444 850 1256 1662 1983 2372 2761 3150 3539 3928 4317 4604 4985 5365 5746 6126
Minigroup with shared apartment, single room, no meals 495 952 1408 1865 2237 2677 3116 3556 3996 4435 4875 5213 5644 6076 6507 6938
Minigroup with student residence, double room, no meals 532 1026 1520 2014 2423 2900 3377 3854 4330 4807 5284 5660 6128 6596 7065 7533
Minigroup with student residence, single room, no meals 583 1128 1672 2217 2677 3204 3732 4259 4787 5315 5842 6268 6788 7307 7826 8345
  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 322 605 888 1172 1370 1637 1903 2169 2436 2702 2968 3072 3325 3578 3831 4084
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 515 992 1469 1946 2338 2798 3258 3718 4178 4638 5098 5396 5842 6289 6735 7182
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 541 1043 1545 2048 2465 2951 3436 3921 4407 4892 5377 5700 6172 6644 7116 7587
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 549 1060 1571 2081 2507 3001 3495 3989 4483 4976 5470 5802 6282 6762 7242 7723
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 575 1111 1647 2183 2634 3153 3673 4192 4711 5230 5749 6106 6612 7117 7623 8129
Minigroup with shared apartment, double room, no meals 520 1002 1484 1966 2364 2829 3294 3759 4224 4689 5154 5457 5908 6360 6811 7263
Minigroup with shared apartment, single room, no meals 571 1104 1637 2169 2617 3133 3649 4165 4680 5196 5712 6065 6568 7070 7572 8074
Minigroup with student residence, double room, no meals 608 1178 1748 2318 2803 3356 3909 4462 5015 5568 6121 6512 7051 7591 8130 8670
Minigroup with student residence, single room, no meals 659 1280 1900 2521 3057 3661 4264 4868 5472 6076 6679 7121 7711 8301 8891 9481
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: € 13 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 / € 26 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €26 per week
Special dietary needs: € 13 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport: € 72

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 / € 34. 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 343 647 952 1256
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, halfboard 562 1085 1609 2132
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 537 1035 1533 2031
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 570 1102 1634 2166
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, halfboard 596 1153 1710 2267
Spanish & salsa with shared apartment, double room, no meals 542 1045 1548 2051
Spanish & salsa with shared apartment, single room, no meals 592 1146 1700 2254
Spanish & salsa with student residence, double room, no meals 630 1221 1812 2403
Spanish & salsa with student residence, single room, no meals 680 1322 1964 2606
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: € 13 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 / € 26 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €26 per week
Special dietary needs: € 13 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport: € 72

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 / € 34. 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 343 647
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 537 1035
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, halfboard 562 1085
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, halfboard 596 1153
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 570 1102
Spanish & cooking with shared apartment, double room, no meals 542 1045
Spanish & cooking with shared apartment, single room, no meals 592 1146
Spanish & cooking with student residence, double room, no meals 630 1221
Spanish & cooking with student residence, single room, no meals 680 1322
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: € 13 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 / € 26 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €26 per week
Special dietary needs: € 13 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport: € 72

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 / € 34. 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 394 749 1104 1459
One-to-one with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 587 1136 1685 2234
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 613 1187 1761 2335
One-to-one with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 621 1204 1786 2369
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 646 1254 1862 2470
One-to-one with shared apartment, double room, no meals 592 1146 1700 2254
One-to-one with shared apartment, single room, no meals 643 1248 1852 2457
One-to-one with student residence, double room, no meals 680 1322 1964 2606
One-to-one with student residence, single room, no meals 731 1424 2116 2808
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: € 13 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 / € 26 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €26 per week
Special dietary needs: € 13 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport: € 72

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 / € 34. 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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