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 256 468 681 894 1012 1206 1400 1594 1787 1981 2175 2255 2440 2624 2808 2993
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 453 864 1274 1684 2000 2392 2783 3174 3566 3957 4349 4627 5009 5391 5772 6154
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 482 920 1359 1798 2142 2562 2982 3401 3821 4241 4661 4967 5377 5788 6198 6608
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 491 939 1387 1836 2189 2618 3048 3477 3906 4335 4765 5080 5500 5920 6340 6760
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 520 996 1473 1949 2331 2789 3246 3704 4161 4619 5077 5421 5869 6317 6765 7213
Minigroup with shared apartment, double room, no meals 459 875 1291 1707 2028 2426 2823 3220 3617 4014 4411 4695 5082 5470 5858 6245
Minigroup with shared apartment, single room, no meals 516 988 1461 1934 2312 2766 3220 3674 4127 4581 5035 5375 5820 6264 6708 7153
Minigroup with student residence, double room, no meals 557 1072 1586 2100 2520 3016 3511 4006 4502 4997 5493 5875 6361 6847 7332 7818
Minigroup with student residence, single room, no meals 605 1166 1728 2289 2756 3299 3842 4385 4927 5470 6013 6442 6975 7508 8042 8575
  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 331 620 908 1196 1390 1660 1929 2199 2468 2738 3007 3163 3423 3683 3943 4203
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 529 1015 1501 1987 2378 2845 3312 3779 4247 4714 5181 5534 5992 6449 6907 7365
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 557 1072 1586 2100 2520 3016 3511 4006 4502 4997 5493 5875 6361 6847 7332 7818
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 567 1091 1614 2138 2567 3072 3577 4082 4587 5092 5597 5988 6483 6979 7474 7970
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 595 1147 1699 2252 2709 3242 3776 4309 4842 5375 5909 6328 6852 7376 7900 8424
Minigroup with shared apartment, double room, no meals 535 1026 1518 2010 2407 2879 3352 3825 4298 4770 5243 5602 6066 6529 6992 7455
Minigroup with shared apartment, single room, no meals 591 1140 1688 2236 2690 3220 3749 4279 4808 5338 5867 6283 6803 7323 7843 8363
Minigroup with student residence, double room, no meals 633 1223 1813 2403 2898 3469 4040 4611 5183 5754 6325 6782 7344 7905 8467 9029
Minigroup with student residence, single room, no meals 680 1318 1955 2592 3135 3753 4371 4990 5608 6226 6845 7350 7958 8567 9176 9785
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.

Transfer:  

€82

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 364 686 1007 1329
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, halfboard 590 1138 1685 2233
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 562 1081 1600 2119
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, halfboard 628 1214 1799 2384
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 600 1157 1714 2271
Spanish & salsa with shared apartment, double room, no meals 568 1092 1617 2142
Spanish & salsa with shared apartment, single room, no meals 624 1206 1787 2369
Spanish & salsa with student residence, double room, no meals 666 1289 1912 2535
Spanish & salsa with student residence, single room, no meals 713 1384 2054 2724
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.

Transfer:  

€82

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 364 686
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 562 1081
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, halfboard 590 1138
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 600 1157
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, halfboard 628 1214
Spanish & cooking with shared apartment, double room, no meals 568 1092
Spanish & cooking with shared apartment, single room, no meals 624 1206
Spanish & cooking with student residence, double room, no meals 666 1289
Spanish & cooking with student residence, single room, no meals 713 1384
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.

Transfer:  

€82

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 440 837 1234 1631
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 666 1289 1912 2535
One-to-one with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 638 1232 1827 2422
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 704 1365 2026 2687
One-to-one with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 676 1308 1941 2573
One-to-one with shared apartment, double room, no meals 643 1244 1844 2444
One-to-one with shared apartment, single room, no meals 700 1357 2014 2671
One-to-one with student residence, double room, no meals 742 1440 2139 2838
One-to-one with student residence, single room, no meals 789 1535 2281 3027
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.

Transfer:  

€82

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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May 34 22 7
June 33 23 7
July 33 23 7
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Sept 32 23 6
Oct 31 22 6
Nov 29 19 5
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