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 17 years .

Prices 2021

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:
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 256 472 688 904 1032 1230 1428 1627 1825 2023 2222 2314 2504 2693 2883 3072
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 458 876 1293 1711 2041 2441 2841 3241 3641 4042 4442 4736 5127 5519 5910 6301
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 484 929 1373 1817 2173 2600 3026 3453 3879 4306 4732 5053 5471 5889 6307 6724
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 493 946 1399 1852 2217 2652 3088 3523 3959 4394 4829 5159 5586 6012 6439 6865
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 520 999 1479 1958 2349 2811 3273 3735 4197 4658 5120 5476 5929 6382 6835 7288
Minigroup with shared apartment, double room, no meals 463 886 1309 1732 2067 2473 2878 3284 3689 4094 4500 4799 5196 5593 5989 6386
Minigroup with shared apartment, single room, no meals 516 992 1468 1944 2332 2790 3248 3707 4165 4623 5082 5434 5884 6333 6783 7232
Minigroup with student residence, double room, no meals 555 1070 1584 2099 2526 3023 3520 4017 4514 5011 5508 5899 6388 6876 7364 7852
Minigroup with student residence, single room, no meals 608 1175 1743 2311 2790 3340 3890 4440 4990 5540 6090 6534 7075 7616 8157 8699
  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 335 631 926 1221 1428 1706 1984 2261 2539 2816 3094 3202 3466 3730 3993 4257
Minigroup with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 537 1034 1531 2028 2437 2917 3396 3876 4355 4835 5314 5624 6090 6555 7020 7486
Minigroup with host family, double room, halfboard 564 1087 1611 2134 2570 3076 3581 4087 4593 5099 5605 5942 6434 6925 7417 7909
Minigroup with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 572 1105 1637 2170 2614 3128 3643 4158 4673 5187 5702 6047 6548 7049 7549 8050
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 599 1158 1716 2275 2746 3287 3828 4369 4911 5452 5993 6365 6892 7419 7946 8473
Minigroup with shared apartment, double room, no meals 543 1045 1547 2050 2464 2949 3433 3918 4403 4888 5372 5688 6159 6629 7100 7570
Minigroup with shared apartment, single room, no meals 595 1151 1706 2261 2728 3266 3804 4341 4879 5416 5954 6322 6846 7370 7893 8417
Minigroup with student residence, double room, no meals 634 1228 1822 2416 2922 3499 4075 4651 5228 5804 6381 6788 7350 7912 8475 9037
Minigroup with student residence, single room, no meals 687 1334 1981 2628 3187 3816 4445 5074 5704 6333 6962 7422 8038 8653 9268 9883
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.

Options host family:   Special dietary needs: € 14 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Info student residence:  

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

Against a surcharge of $ 30 / € 27 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €28 per week
Special dietary needs: € 14 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport: € 75

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 $ 40 / € 36. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2021 the school is closed on: 1/1/2021, 1/2/2021, 15/3/2021, 1/4/2021, 2/4/2021, 1/5/2021, 15/5/2021, 16/9/2021, 1/11/2021, 15/11/2021, 24/12/2021.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 17 years .

Prices 2021

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 357 675 992 1309
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, halfboard 586 1131 1677 2222
Spanish & salsa with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 559 1078 1598 2117
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 595 1149 1703 2258
Spanish & salsa with host family, single room, halfboard 621 1202 1783 2363
Spanish & salsa with shared apartment, double room, no meals 565 1089 1613 2138
Spanish & salsa with shared apartment, single room, no meals 617 1195 1772 2349
Spanish & salsa with student residence, double room, no meals 656 1272 1888 2504
Spanish & salsa with student residence, single room, no meals 709 1378 2047 2716
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.

Options host family:   Special dietary needs: € 14 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Info student residence:  

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

Against a surcharge of $ 30 / € 27 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €28 per week
Special dietary needs: € 14 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport: € 75

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 $ 40 / € 36. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2021 the school is closed on: 1/1/2021, 1/2/2021, 15/3/2021, 1/4/2021, 2/4/2021, 1/5/2021, 15/5/2021, 16/9/2021, 1/11/2021, 15/11/2021, 24/12/2021.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 17 years .

Prices 2021

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 357 675
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 559 1078
Spanish & cooking with host family, double room, halfboard 586 1131
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 595 1149
Spanish & cooking with host family, single room, halfboard 621 1202
Spanish & cooking with shared apartment, double room, no meals 565 1089
Spanish & cooking with shared apartment, single room, no meals 617 1195
Spanish & cooking with student residence, double room, no meals 656 1272
Spanish & cooking with student residence, single room, no meals 709 1378
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.

Options host family:   Special dietary needs: € 14 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Info student residence:  

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

Against a surcharge of $ 30 / € 27 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €28 per week
Special dietary needs: € 14 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport: € 75

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 $ 40 / € 36. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2021 the school is closed on: 1/1/2021, 1/2/2021, 15/3/2021, 1/4/2021, 2/4/2021, 1/5/2021, 15/5/2021, 16/9/2021, 1/11/2021, 15/11/2021, 24/12/2021.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 17 years .

Prices 2021

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 410 780 1151 1521
One-to-one with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 612 1184 1756 2328
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 639 1237 1835 2434
One-to-one with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 647 1255 1862 2469
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 674 1308 1941 2575
One-to-one with shared apartment, double room, no meals 617 1195 1772 2349
One-to-one with shared apartment, single room, no meals 670 1300 1931 2561
One-to-one with student residence, double room, no meals 709 1378 2047 2716
One-to-one with student residence, single room, no meals 762 1484 2206 2927
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.

Options host family:   Special dietary needs: € 14 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Info student residence:  

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

Against a surcharge of $ 30 / € 27 per week you can book breakfast. Please indiciate this on the booking form.

Surcharges student residence:   no meals → bed & breakfast : €28 per week
Special dietary needs: € 14 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival at Cancun Airport: € 75

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 $ 40 / € 36. This amount will be refunded at the end of the course. You can also buy books at the school.

In 2021 the school is closed on: 1/1/2021, 1/2/2021, 15/3/2021, 1/4/2021, 2/4/2021, 1/5/2021, 15/5/2021, 16/9/2021, 1/11/2021, 15/11/2021, 24/12/2021.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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