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 254 468 682 896 1023 1220 1416 1613 1810 2006 2203 2295 2483 2670 2858 3046
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 454 868 1283 1697 2024 2420 2817 3214 3611 4008 4404 4696 5084 5472 5860 6248
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 480 921 1361 1802 2155 2578 3001 3424 3847 4270 4693 5011 5425 5839 6254 6668
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 489 938 1387 1837 2198 2630 3062 3494 3925 4357 4789 5116 5539 5962 6385 6808
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 515 991 1466 1942 2330 2788 3245 3703 4161 4619 5077 5430 5880 6329 6778 7227
Minigroup with shared apartment, double room, no meals 459 879 1298 1718 2050 2452 2854 3256 3658 4060 4462 4759 5152 5546 5939 6332
Minigroup with shared apartment, single room, no meals 512 984 1456 1928 2312 2767 3221 3675 4130 4584 5039 5388 5834 6280 6726 7171
Minigroup with student residence, double room, no meals 550 1061 1571 2081 2504 2997 3490 3983 4476 4969 5462 5850 6334 6818 7302 7787
Minigroup with student residence, single room, no meals 603 1165 1728 2291 2767 3312 3857 4403 4948 5493 6039 6479 7016 7552 8089 8626
  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 333 625 918 1211 1416 1692 1967 2242 2517 2793 3068 3176 3437 3698 3959 4221
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 533 1026 1519 2011 2417 2892 3368 3843 4319 4794 5270 5577 6039 6500 6962 7423
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 559 1078 1597 2116 2548 3050 3551 4053 4555 5056 5558 5892 6379 6867 7355 7842
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 568 1096 1623 2151 2592 3102 3613 4123 4633 5144 5654 5997 6493 6989 7486 7982
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 594 1148 1702 2256 2723 3259 3796 4333 4869 5406 5942 6311 6834 7357 7879 8402
Minigroup with shared apartment, double room, no meals 538 1036 1534 2032 2443 2924 3405 3885 4366 4847 5327 5640 6107 6573 7040 7507
Minigroup with shared apartment, single room, no meals 590 1141 1692 2242 2705 3238 3772 4305 4838 5371 5904 6269 6788 7308 7827 8346
Minigroup with student residence, double room, no meals 629 1218 1807 2396 2898 3469 4041 4612 5184 5755 6327 6731 7288 7846 8404 8961
Minigroup with student residence, single room, no meals 681 1323 1964 2606 3160 3784 4408 5032 5656 6280 6904 7360 7970 8580 9190 9800
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: € 75

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 / € 35. 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 354 669 984 1298
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 555 1069 1584 2099
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, halfboard 581 1122 1663 2204
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, halfboard 616 1192 1768 2344
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 590 1139 1689 2239
Spanish & salsa with shared apartment, double room, no meals 560 1080 1600 2120
Spanish & salsa with shared apartment, single room, no meals 612 1185 1757 2330
Spanish & salsa with student residence, double room, no meals 651 1262 1872 2483
Spanish & salsa with student residence, single room, no meals 703 1366 2030 2693
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: € 75

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 / € 35. 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 354 669
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 555 1069
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, halfboard 581 1122
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, halfboard 616 1192
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 590 1139
Spanish & cooking with shared apartment, double room, no meals 560 1080
Spanish & cooking with shared apartment, single room, no meals 612 1185
Spanish & cooking with student residence, double room, no meals 651 1262
Spanish & cooking with student residence, single room, no meals 703 1366
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: € 75

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 / € 35. 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 407 774 1141 1508
One-to-one with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 607 1174 1741 2309
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 633 1227 1820 2413
One-to-one with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 642 1244 1846 2448
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 668 1297 1925 2553
One-to-one with shared apartment, double room, no meals 612 1185 1757 2330
One-to-one with shared apartment, single room, no meals 665 1290 1914 2539
One-to-one with student residence, double room, no meals 703 1366 2030 2693
One-to-one with student residence, single room, no meals 756 1471 2187 2903
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: € 75

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 / € 35. 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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Weather in Playa del Carmen

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May 34 22 7
June 33 23 7
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Nov 29 19 5
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