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
  • The open aired and air conditioned conference rooms are ideal for guitar and salsa classes, and weekly gatherings
  • 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
  • Horse riding
  • 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 15 lessons consists of classes with a maximum of 8 students per teacher. The course is composed of three lessons of conversational grammar per day.

The minigroup programme with 20 or 30 lessons per week respectively consists of classes with a maximum of 8 students per teacher. The course is composed of three lessons of conversational grammar per day plus 1 or 3 lessons respectively of practical conversation and/or lectures.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 8 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
30
  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 260 464 668 871 962 1144 1325 1506 1609 1781 1954 2126 2299 2471 2644 2816
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 447 837 1227 1617 1894 2262 2629 2997 3286 3645 4004 4362 4721 5080 5439 5798
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 421 785 1149 1513 1764 2106 2447 2789 3052 3385 3718 4050 4383 4716 5049 5382
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 473 889 1305 1721 2024 2418 2811 3205 3520 3905 4290 4674 5059 5444 5829 6214
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 447 837 1227 1617 1894 2262 2629 2997 3286 3645 4004 4362 4721 5080 5439 5798
Minigroup with student residence, double room, bed & breakfast 499 941 1383 1825 2154 2574 2993 3413 3754 4165 4576 4986 5397 5808 6219 6630
Minigroup with student residence, single room, bed & breakfast 542 1027 1513 1998 2371 2834 3296 3759 4144 4598 5052 5506 5961 6415 6869 7323
  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 399 741 1084 1426 1638 1955 2271 2587 2748 3047 3346 3645 3944 4243 4542 4841
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 585 1114 1643 2171 2570 3073 3575 4078 4425 4910 5395 5881 6366 6851 7337 7822
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 559 1062 1565 2067 2440 2917 3393 3870 4191 4650 5109 5569 6028 6487 6947 7406
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 611 1166 1721 2275 2700 3229 3757 4286 4659 5170 5681 6193 6704 7215 7727 8238
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 585 1114 1643 2171 2570 3073 3575 4078 4425 4910 5395 5881 6366 6851 7337 7822
Minigroup with student residence, double room, bed & breakfast 637 1218 1799 2379 2830 3385 3939 4494 4893 5430 5967 6505 7042 7579 8117 8654
Minigroup with student residence, single room, bed & breakfast 681 1305 1929 2553 3047 3645 4243 4841 5283 5863 6444 7025 7605 8186 8767 9347
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  

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

Info student residence:   A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.
Transfer:  

€66

The price mentioned here is for an airport transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

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 € 26. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2017 the school is closed on: 01/01/2017, 06/02/2017, 20/03/2017, 13/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/05/2017, 16/09/2017, 02/11/2017, 20/11/2017, 25/12/2017. Missed lessons during these holidays will not be 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 a week in a mini-group and in addition 6 cooking lessons per week, of which each lesson lasts 50 minutes. 
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 year .

Prices 2017

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:
26
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
Spanish & cooking without accommodation 360 663
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, halfboard 546 1036
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 520 984
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, halfboard 572 1088
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 546 1036
Spanish & cooking with student residence, double room, bed & breakfast 598 1140
Spanish & cooking with student residence, single room, bed & breakfast 642 1227
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  

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

Info student residence:   A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.
Transfer:  

€66

The price mentioned here is for an airport transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

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 € 26. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2017 the school is closed on: 01/01/2017, 06/02/2017, 20/03/2017, 13/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/05/2017, 16/09/2017, 02/11/2017, 20/11/2017, 25/12/2017. Missed lessons during these holidays will not be 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. The course Spanish and Diving consists of 1 Spanish lessons and in addition a complete 1-week diving course. 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.   

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2017

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:
15
Number of weeks:
  1 week  
Spanish & diving (PADI open water) without accommodation 802
Spanish & diving (PADI open water) with host family, double room, halfboard 1175
Spanish & diving (PADI open water) with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1123
Spanish & diving (PADI open water) with host family, single room, halfboard 1227
Spanish & diving (PADI open water) with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1175
Spanish & diving (PADI open water) with student residence, double room, bed & breakfast 1279
Spanish & diving (PADI open water) with student residence, single room, bed & breakfast 1365
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

The number of students during the diving lessons depend on the level and season.
This course includes 3 days (or 6 afternoons) of diving.

Info host family:  

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

Info student residence:   A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.
Transfer:  

€66

The price mentioned here is for an airport transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

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 € 26. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2017 the school is closed on: 01/01/2017, 06/02/2017, 20/03/2017, 13/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/05/2017, 16/09/2017, 02/11/2017, 20/11/2017, 25/12/2017. Missed lessons during these holidays will not be 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 course consists of 15 Spanish lessons and a complete 1-week diving course. The diving lessons include 2-3 days of theoretical lessons, plus 5 real dives in open water.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2017

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 = 50 minutes

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

Transfer:  

€66

The price mentioned here is for an airport transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

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 € 26. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2017 the school is closed on: 01/01/2017, 06/02/2017, 20/03/2017, 13/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/05/2017, 16/09/2017, 02/11/2017, 20/11/2017, 25/12/2017. Missed lessons during these holidays will not be 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. 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 year .

Prices 2017

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:
26
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Spanish & salsa without accommodation 360 663 967 1270
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 520 984 1448 1911
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, halfboard 546 1036 1526 2015
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 546 1036 1526 2015
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, halfboard 572 1088 1604 2119
Spanish & salsa with student residence, double room, bed & breakfast 598 1140 1682 2223
Spanish & salsa with student residence, single room, bed & breakfast 642 1227 1812 2397
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  

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

Info student residence:   A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.
Transfer:  

€66

The price mentioned here is for an airport transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

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 € 26. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2017 the school is closed on: 01/01/2017, 06/02/2017, 20/03/2017, 13/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/05/2017, 16/09/2017, 02/11/2017, 20/11/2017, 25/12/2017. Missed lessons during these holidays will not be rescheduled. If two holidays fall in the same week, one day will be made up and individual lessons will always be made up.

Duo Course

The duo course allows participants define to their objectives and create an individual programme adapted to their level and learning pace.

It is a class for two students. The duo course can only be booked by two people who travel together and have the same level of Spanish.

Prices 2017

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 2 per class
Number of lessons per week:
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

This course can only be booked by two people who travel together and have the same level of Spanish.

Transfer:  

€66

The price mentioned here is for an airport transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

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 € 26. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2017 the school is closed on: 01/01/2017, 06/02/2017, 20/03/2017, 13/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/05/2017, 16/09/2017, 02/11/2017, 20/11/2017, 25/12/2017. Missed lessons during these holidays will not be 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. 25 lessons per week.

Prices 2017

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 412 767 1123 1478
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 598 1140 1682 2223
One-to-one with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 572 1088 1604 2119
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 624 1192 1760 2327
One-to-one with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 598 1140 1682 2223
One-to-one with student residence, double room, bed & breakfast 650 1244 1838 2431
One-to-one with student residence, single room, bed & breakfast 694 1331 1968 2605
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Info host family:  

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

Info student residence:   A double room can only be booked by two people who travel together.
Transfer:  

€66

The price mentioned here is for an airport transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

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 € 26. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2017 the school is closed on: 01/01/2017, 06/02/2017, 20/03/2017, 13/04/2017, 14/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/05/2017, 16/09/2017, 02/11/2017, 20/11/2017, 25/12/2017. Missed lessons during these holidays will not be 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 offers students a common kitchen with fridge, a common area, wireless internet and a big garden. The residence is located just 10 blocks from the school, 3 blocks from the
supermarket and 14 blocks from the sea.

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Learn Spanish in Playa del Carmen, an attractive Mexican tourist resort on the south east coast of the country. A relatively large resort with a population of approximately 100,000 people, the resort is favoured by holidaymakers and travellers due to its warm climate all year round and carribean coastline. The city has expanded in size and population figures over the last 10 years, due to the influx of tourists drawn to the area. The city is located in the centre of Mexico's Riviera Maya in the state of Quintana Roo.

Weather in Playa del Carmen

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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
July 33 23 7
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