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: 18 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 18 years.

Prices 2024

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:
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  
Mini-Group without accommodation 322 600 879 1157 1339 1598 1857 2116 2375 2634 2893 2921 3161 3401 3640 3880
Mini-Group with shared apartment, double room , no meals 597 1150 1702 2255 2711 3246 3778 4312 4845 5380 5912 6214 6729 7244 7757 8271
Mini-Group with shared apartment, single room , no meals 674 1304 1933 2563 3096 3708 4317 4928 5538 6150 6760 7139 7730 8322 8913 9504
Mini-Group with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 611 1179 1745 2313 2783 3332 3879 4427 4975 5524 6071 6388 6916 7446 7974 8502
Mini-Group with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 659 1275 1890 2505 3024 3621 4216 4812 5408 6006 6601 6966 7542 8120 8696 9273
Mini-Group with residence, double room , no meals 731 1420 2106 2794 3385 4055 4722 5390 6058 6728 7395 7832 8481 9131 9779 10428
Mini-Group with residence, single room , no meals 799 1555 2309 3064 3722 4459 5194 5929 6665 7402 8137 8641 9358 10075 10790 11507
  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  
Mini-Group without accommodation 390 735 1081 1427 1676 2002 2329 2655 2982 3308 3635 3846 4162 4479 4796 5113
Mini-Group with shared apartment, double room , no meals 664 1285 1904 2524 3048 3650 4250 4851 5452 6054 6654 7139 7730 8322 8913 9504
Mini-Group with shared apartment, single room , no meals 741 1439 2135 2833 3433 4112 4789 5467 6145 6824 7501 8063 8732 9401 10068 10737
Mini-Group with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 678 1314 1948 2582 3120 3737 4351 4966 5582 6198 6812 7312 7918 8525 9129 9735
Mini-Group with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 727 1410 2092 2775 3361 4026 4688 5352 6015 6680 7342 7890 8544 9199 9852 10505
Mini-Group with residence, double room , no meals 799 1555 2309 3064 3722 4459 5194 5929 6665 7402 8137 8757 9483 10210 10935 11661
Mini-Group with residence, single room , no meals 866 1690 2511 3333 4059 4863 5666 6469 7272 8076 8878 9566 10359 11154 11946 12740
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.

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €40 per week
Info residence:  

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.

Surcharges residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €40 per week

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • teaching materials (on loan)

In 2024 the school is closed on: 01/01/2024, 05/02/2024, 18/03/2024, 29/03/2024, 01/04/2024, 01/05/2024, 13/05/2024, 16/09/2024, 01/11/2024, 18/11/2024, 01/12/2024, 24/12/2024, 25/12/2024. 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 18 years.

Prices 2024

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  
Mini-Group + Salsa without accommodation 462
Mini-Group + Salsa with shared apartment, double room , no meals 736
Mini-Group + Salsa with shared apartment, single room , no meals 813
Mini-Group + Salsa with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 751
Mini-Group + Salsa with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 799
Mini-Group + Salsa with residence, double room , no meals 871
Mini-Group + Salsa with residence, single room , no meals 938
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.

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €40 per week
Info residence:  

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.

Surcharges residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €40 per week

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • teaching materials (on loan)

In 2024 the school is closed on: 01/01/2024, 05/02/2024, 18/03/2024, 29/03/2024, 01/04/2024, 01/05/2024, 13/05/2024, 16/09/2024, 01/11/2024, 18/11/2024, 01/12/2024, 24/12/2024, 25/12/2024. 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 18 years.

Prices 2024

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  
Mini-Group + Cookery Course without accommodation 462
Mini-Group + Cookery Course with shared apartment, double room , no meals 736
Mini-Group + Cookery Course with shared apartment, single room , no meals 813
Mini-Group + Cookery Course with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 751
Mini-Group + Cookery Course with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 799
Mini-Group + Cookery Course with residence, double room , no meals 871
Mini-Group + Cookery Course with residence, single room , no meals 938
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.

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €40 per week
Info residence:  

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.

Surcharges residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €40 per week

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • teaching materials (on loan)

In 2024 the school is closed on: 01/01/2024, 05/02/2024, 18/03/2024, 29/03/2024, 01/04/2024, 01/05/2024, 13/05/2024, 16/09/2024, 01/11/2024, 18/11/2024, 01/12/2024, 24/12/2024, 25/12/2024. 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 18 years.

Prices 2024

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 535 1026 1517 2008
One-to-One with shared apartment, double room , no meals 810 1575 2341 3106
One-to-One with shared apartment, single room , no meals 887 1729 2573 3414
One-to-One with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 825 1604 2385 3164
One-to-One with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 873 1700 2529 3356
One-to-One with residence, double room , no meals 945 1845 2746 3645
One-to-One with residence, single room , no meals 1013 1979 2948 3915
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.

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €40 per week
Info residence:  

A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.

Surcharges residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €40 per week

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • teaching materials (on loan)

In 2024 the school is closed on: 01/01/2024, 05/02/2024, 18/03/2024, 29/03/2024, 01/04/2024, 01/05/2024, 13/05/2024, 16/09/2024, 01/11/2024, 18/11/2024, 01/12/2024, 24/12/2024, 25/12/2024. 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.

Overall rating
4.2 / 5.0
7 reviews
Destination
School
Course
Accommodation
Social activities
Price/quality
Individual reviews
4.3 / 5.0
Mariƫlle
23 years
Dutch


Destination
School
Course
Accommodation
Social activities
Price/quality


4.3 / 5.0
Annelies
55 years
Dutch
2 weeks


Destination
School
Course
Accommodation
Social activities
Price/quality


4.2 / 5.0
Anonymous
24 years
Dutch
3 weeks


Destination
School
Course
Accommodation
Social activities
Price/quality


3.9 / 5.0
Kirsten
31 years
Dutch
2 weeks


Destination
School
Course
Accommodation
Social activities
Price/quality


4.1 / 5.0
Guus
31 years
Dutch
2 weeks


Destination
School
Course
Accommodation
Social activities
Price/quality


4.4 / 5.0
Liza
28 years
Dutch
2 weeks


Destination
School
Course
Accommodation
Social activities
Price/quality


4.3 / 5.0
Susan
26 years
Dutch


Destination
School
Course
Accommodation
Social activities
Price/quality


Weather in Playa del Carmen

Month Max
°C
Min
°C
Hours-
sun
Feb 29 17 5
Mar 32 19 6
Apr 33 21 6
May 34 22 7
June 33 23 7
July 33 23 7
Aug 33 23 7
Sept 32 23 6
Oct 31 22 6
Nov 29 19 5
Dec 28 18 5
Jan 28 17 5
last visited

"I had the best summer ever!"

Cathy, Valencia

International Association of Language Centres Association of Language Travel Organisations World Youth Student and Educational Travel Confederation World Youth Student and Educational Work & Volunteer Abroad STUDY WYSE