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 2020

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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 251 460 669 878 994 1184 1375 1565 1755 1946 2136 2215 2396 2577 2758 2939
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 445 848 1251 1654 1964 2349 2733 3118 3502 3887 4271 4544 4919 5294 5669 6045
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 473 904 1335 1766 2104 2516 2928 3341 3753 4165 4577 4878 5281 5684 6087 6490
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 482 923 1363 1803 2150 2572 2993 3415 3836 4258 4680 4990 5402 5814 6227 6639
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 510 978 1446 1914 2289 2739 3188 3638 4087 4537 4986 5324 5764 6204 6644 7085
Minigroup with shared apartment, double room, no meals 451 859 1268 1677 1992 2382 2772 3162 3552 3942 4332 4611 4992 5372 5753 6134
Minigroup with shared apartment, single room, no meals 507 971 1435 1899 2271 2717 3162 3608 4054 4499 4945 5279 5716 6152 6589 7025
Minigroup with student residence, double room, no meals 547 1053 1558 2063 2475 2962 3448 3935 4421 4908 5395 5770 6247 6724 7202 7679
Minigroup with student residence, single room, no meals 594 1145 1697 2249 2707 3240 3773 4306 4839 5372 5905 6327 6851 7374 7898 8422
  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 325 609 892 1175 1365 1630 1895 2159 2424 2689 2953 3107 3362 3617 3873 4128
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 520 997 1474 1951 2336 2795 3253 3712 4171 4629 5088 5435 5885 6334 6784 7233
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 547 1053 1558 2063 2475 2962 3448 3935 4421 4908 5395 5770 6247 6724 7202 7679
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 557 1071 1586 2100 2522 3017 3513 4009 4505 5001 5497 5881 6368 6854 7341 7827
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 585 1127 1669 2211 2661 3185 3708 4232 4756 5279 5803 6215 6730 7244 7759 8273
Minigroup with shared apartment, double room, no meals 525 1008 1491 1974 2364 2828 3292 3757 4221 4685 5149 5502 5957 6412 6867 7322
Minigroup with shared apartment, single room, no meals 581 1119 1658 2197 2642 3162 3682 4202 4722 5242 5762 6171 6682 7192 7703 8214
Minigroup with student residence, double room, no meals 622 1201 1781 2360 2847 3407 3968 4529 5090 5651 6212 6661 7213 7764 8316 8867
Minigroup with student residence, single room, no meals 668 1294 1920 2546 3079 3686 4293 4901 5508 6115 6722 7218 7816 8414 9012 9610
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.

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 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 03/02/2020, 16/03/2020, 09/04/2020, 10/04/2020, 01/05/2020, 15/05/2020, 16/09/2020, 02/11/2020, 16/11/2020, 25/12/2020. 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 16 years .

Prices 2020

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 358 674 989 1305
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 552 1062 1572 2081
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, halfboard 580 1118 1655 2193
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, halfboard 617 1192 1767 2341
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 589 1136 1683 2230
Spanish & salsa with shared apartment, double room, no meals 558 1073 1588 2104
Spanish & salsa with shared apartment, single room, no meals 613 1184 1755 2327
Spanish & salsa with student residence, double room, no meals 654 1266 1878 2490
Spanish & salsa with student residence, single room, no meals 701 1359 2017 2676
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.

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 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 03/02/2020, 16/03/2020, 09/04/2020, 10/04/2020, 01/05/2020, 15/05/2020, 16/09/2020, 02/11/2020, 16/11/2020, 25/12/2020. 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 16 years .

Prices 2020

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 358 674
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, halfboard 580 1118
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 552 1062
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, halfboard 617 1192
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 589 1136
Spanish & cooking with shared apartment, double room, no meals 558 1073
Spanish & cooking with shared apartment, single room, no meals 613 1184
Spanish & cooking with student residence, double room, no meals 654 1266
Spanish & cooking with student residence, single room, no meals 701 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.

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 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 03/02/2020, 16/03/2020, 09/04/2020, 10/04/2020, 01/05/2020, 15/05/2020, 16/09/2020, 02/11/2020, 16/11/2020, 25/12/2020. 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 2020

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 432 822 1212 1602
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 654 1266 1878 2490
One-to-one with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 626 1210 1794 2379
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 691 1340 1989 2639
One-to-one with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 663 1285 1906 2527
One-to-one with shared apartment, double room, no meals 632 1222 1811 2401
One-to-one with shared apartment, single room, no meals 688 1333 1978 2624
One-to-one with student residence, double room, no meals 728 1415 2101 2787
One-to-one with student residence, single room, no meals 775 1508 2240 2973
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.

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 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 03/02/2020, 16/03/2020, 09/04/2020, 10/04/2020, 01/05/2020, 15/05/2020, 16/09/2020, 02/11/2020, 16/11/2020, 25/12/2020. 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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Aug 33 23 7
Sept 32 23 6
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Nov 29 19 5
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