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 2019

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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 282 502 722 942 1040 1236 1432 1628 1824 2020 2215 2299 2485 2672 2858 3045
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 464 867 1270 1673 1954 2333 2711 3090 3468 3847 4225 4491 4860 5230 5599 5968
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 492 923 1354 1785 2095 2501 2908 3314 3721 4128 4534 4829 5226 5623 6020 6418
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 502 942 1382 1823 2141 2557 2973 3389 3805 4221 4637 4941 5348 5754 6161 6567
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 530 998 1467 1935 2282 2726 3170 3614 4058 4502 4947 5278 5713 6148 6582 7017
Minigroup with shared apartment, double room, no meals 474 886 1298 1710 2001 2389 2777 3165 3552 3940 4328 4604 4982 5361 5739 6118
Minigroup with shared apartment, single room, no meals 530 998 1467 1935 2282 2726 3170 3614 4058 4502 4947 5278 5713 6148 6582 7017
Minigroup with student residence, double room, no meals 562 1062 1562 2063 2441 2917 3393 3869 4345 4821 5297 5661 6127 6594 7060 7527
Minigroup with student residence, single room, no meals 609 1156 1703 2250 2675 3198 3721 4244 4767 5290 5812 6223 6736 7250 7763 8276
  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 338 614 891 1167 1350 1607 1865 2123 2380 2638 2896 3041 3289 3537 3786 4034
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 520 980 1439 1898 2263 2704 3144 3584 4025 4465 4905 5233 5664 6095 6526 6957
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 549 1036 1523 2010 2404 2872 3341 3809 4278 4746 5215 5571 6030 6489 6948 7407
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 558 1055 1551 2048 2451 2928 3406 3884 4362 4840 5318 5683 6151 6620 7088 7557
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 586 1111 1635 2160 2591 3097 3603 4109 4615 5121 5627 6020 6517 7013 7510 8007
Minigroup with shared apartment, double room, no meals 530 998 1467 1935 2310 2760 3210 3659 4109 4559 5008 5346 5786 6226 6667 7107
Minigroup with shared apartment, single room, no meals 586 1111 1635 2160 2591 3097 3603 4109 4615 5121 5627 6020 6517 7013 7510 8007
Minigroup with student residence, double room, no meals 618 1174 1731 2288 2750 3288 3826 4364 4902 5439 5977 6403 6931 7459 7988 8516
Minigroup with student residence, single room, no meals 665 1268 1872 2475 2985 3569 4154 4739 5323 5908 6493 6965 7540 8115 8691 9266
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 € 29 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €30 per week
Transfer:  

€81

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 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 04/02/2019, 18/03/2019, 18/04/2019, 19/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 17/05/2019, 16/09/2019, 01/11/2019, 18/11/2019, 25/12/2019. 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 6 salsa classes per week (from 2019 on 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 2019

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 389 717 1045 1373
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 572 1083 1593 2104
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, halfboard 600 1139 1678 2216
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, halfboard 638 1214 1790 2366
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 610 1158 1706 2254
Spanish & salsa with shared apartment, double room, no meals 581 1101 1621 2141
Spanish & salsa with shared apartment, single room, no meals 638 1214 1790 2366
Spanish & salsa with student residence, double room, no meals 669 1278 1886 2494
Spanish & salsa with student residence, single room, no meals 716 1371 2026 2681
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 € 29 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €30 per week
Transfer:  

€81

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 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 04/02/2019, 18/03/2019, 18/04/2019, 19/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 17/05/2019, 16/09/2019, 01/11/2019, 18/11/2019, 25/12/2019. 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 6 cooking lessons per week (in 2019 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 2019

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 389 717
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, halfboard 600 1139
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 572 1083
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, halfboard 638 1214
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 610 1158
Spanish & cooking with shared apartment, double room, no meals 581 1101
Spanish & cooking with shared apartment, single room, no meals 638 1214
Spanish & cooking with student residence, double room, no meals 669 1278
Spanish & cooking with student residence, single room, no meals 716 1371
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 € 29 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €30 per week
Transfer:  

€81

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 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 04/02/2019, 18/03/2019, 18/04/2019, 19/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 17/05/2019, 16/09/2019, 01/11/2019, 18/11/2019, 25/12/2019. 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 & Diving (PADI Open Water)

Playa del Carmen is a beautiful destination for many water sports. Besides kitesurfing, it is also possible to combine your Spanish course with diving lessons. If you are a beginner, you will take the course PADI Open Water. This course includes 4 half days of theoretical lessons and 4 practical diving lessons in open water.   

Prices and further information for this course are upon request (info@studytravel.com).

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2019

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:
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

The number of students during the diving lessons depend on the level and season.

Transfer:  

€81

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 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 04/02/2019, 18/03/2019, 18/04/2019, 19/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 17/05/2019, 16/09/2019, 01/11/2019, 18/11/2019, 25/12/2019. 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 & Diving (PADI Advanced)

For the more experienced divers, the Spanish and Diving advanced course in Playa del Carmen will make it possible to learn Spanish and at the same time enjoy the beauty of the undersea world. The diving lessons include 2-3 days of theoretical lessons, plus 5 real dives in open water.

Prices for this course are upon request (info@studytravel.com).

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2019

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:
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

The number of students during the diving lessons depend on the level and season.

Transfer:  

€81

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 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 04/02/2019, 18/03/2019, 18/04/2019, 19/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 17/05/2019, 16/09/2019, 01/11/2019, 18/11/2019, 25/12/2019. 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 2019

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 455 848 1242 1635
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 666 1270 1874 2479
One-to-one with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 638 1214 1790 2366
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 703 1345 1987 2629
One-to-one with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 675 1289 1902 2516
One-to-one with shared apartment, double room, no meals 647 1233 1818 2404
One-to-one with shared apartment, single room, no meals 703 1345 1987 2629
One-to-one with student residence, double room, no meals 735 1409 2082 2756
One-to-one with student residence, single room, no meals 782 1502 2223 2943
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 € 29 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €30 per week
Transfer:  

€81

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 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 04/02/2019, 18/03/2019, 18/04/2019, 19/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 17/05/2019, 16/09/2019, 01/11/2019, 18/11/2019, 25/12/2019. 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
Oct 31 22 6
Nov 29 19 5
Dec 28 18 5
Jan 28 17 5
Feb 29 17 5
Mar 32 19 6
Apr 33 21 6
May 34 22 7
June 33 23 7
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