Language course Spanish in San Sebastian

Lacunza Juniors

Lacunza exists for over 40 years and is one of the oldest language schools in Spain. The school is located on the edge of downtown. There are air-conditioned classrooms. The students can use computers (with internet), a canteen with coffee and soda machines and the terrace.
The adult learners also have lessons at this location, but during the lessons you will be with students of your own age.

Key features of our partner Spanish school in San Sebastian

  • Accredited by the Instituto Cervantes, member of FEDELE, IH etc.
  • A large reception area with couches and free WI-Fi access
  • Terrace where you can buy snacks, coffee and drinks
  • A lounge area and library
  • 18 spacious classrooms with air conditioning
  • HIFI sound system in all classrooms and common areas
  • Audio visual equipment in classrooms
  • 6 computers with ADSL access for the students
  • Entrance facilities for disabled people

Social Programme

The social programme which forms part of the intensive (14-17 years) course is a combination of what San Sebastian has to offer: culture, sports, history and events. The programme includes 3 afternoon activities per week and a full day excursion. Examples are: city tours, bike tours, sports activities like zumba and hiking, picnic, visits to amusements parks, cinema at school, scavenger hunt, boat trips and excursions to for example Bilbao and Vitoria. Junior activity programme San Sebastian

Intensive (14-17 years)

Age: 14-17 years
Minimum level: A1 to C1
Lessons: 25 lessons per week
Max. number per class: 12
Accommodation: host family with lodging based on full board
Supervision: during lessons, activities and in accommodation
Transfer: not included; see price list.
Activities: activity program + full day excursion per week

Lessons

You will have 5 lessons per day held in groups of 4 to 12 students. The lessons are very communicative and aimed at a young public, teachers use visual materials such as films, music and the radio.

Sample of social programme

The course includes 3 afternoon activities during the week and one full day excursion on Saturday. The students are supervised by a group leader from the school who coordinates host families, organisation of activities and the students’ overall wellbeing. You will have 2 free  afternoons (Tuesday and Thursday) on which you can join a surf, kayak or football course (against a supplement) and Sunday to spend time with your host family. Junior activity programme San Sebastian

Minimum age is 14 year .

Prices 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
25
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Intensive (14-17 years) without accommodation 400 740 1080 1420
Intensive (14-17 years) with host family, double room, fullboard 694 1278 1862 2446
Intensive (14-17 years) with host family, single room, fullboard 771 1432 2093 2754
Starting dates:  

beginner : 03/07, 31/07
from beginner : 05/06, 12/06, 19/06, 26/06, 03/07, 10/07, 17/07, 24/07, 31/07, 07/08, 14/08, 21/08

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Last day of classes 25/08/2017.

The youth course includes full board, teaching materials, an excursion on Saturday and an activity-programme (on 3 week days). Whilst you are there, your activity programme can be changed into a sports-course.

Students taking a youth course can book surf, kayak, stand up paddle, cooking or soccor lessons; in that case prices for the combined courses apply.

Lessons take place in afternoon on Tuesday and Thursday.

Info host family:  

A double room is only available for students travelling together.

Transfer:  

€56

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival in San Sebastián (one way)

Irun/Hendaya Train station: € 58 (per person one way)
Biarritz: € 86 (per person one way)

Bilbao: € 126 (per person one way)

Please specify on the booking form at which airport you would like to be picked up.

Parents of minor child can apply for accompanying transfer: € 20, per way

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching material
  • certificate of attendance
  • information on the school and city
  • excursion on Saturday and an activity-programme (on 3 week days).

In 2017 the school is closed on July 31 and August 15. A full day excursion will be arranged instead.

Spanish & surf (14-17 years)

This course combines the intensive course of 25 lessons with 2 surf classes per week (on Tuesday and Thursdays). Surf lessons take place at Zurriola Beach. Surf classes are taught in Spanish or English depending on the level. Students are placed in groups according to their surfing level. All materials are included.

Minimum age is 14 year .

Prices 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
27
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Spanish & surf (14-17 years) without accommodation 468 876 1284 1692
Spanish & surf (14-17 years) with host family, double room, fullboard 762 1414 2066 2718
Spanish & surf (14-17 years) with host family, single room, fullboard 839 1568 2297 3026
Starting dates:  

beginner : 03/07, 31/07
from beginner : 05/06, 12/06, 19/06, 26/06, 03/07, 10/07, 17/07, 24/07, 31/07, 07/08, 14/08, 21/08

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

1 Surf lesson = 1 afternoon (1,5 to 4 hours)

Info host family:  

A double room is only available for students travelling together.

Transfer:  

€56

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival in San Sebastián (one way)

Irun/Hendaya Train station: € 58 (per person one way)
Biarritz: € 86 (per person one way)

Bilbao: € 126 (per person one way)

Please specify on the booking form at which airport you would like to be picked up.

Parents of minor child can apply for accompanying transfer: € 20, per way

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching material
  • certificate of attendance
  • information on the school and city
  • excursion on Saturday and an activity-programme (on 3 week days).

In 2017 the school is closed on July 31 and August 15. A full day excursion will be arranged instead.

Spanish & kayak (14-17 years)

Learn how to kayak well and improve your water safety knowledge!
This course combines the intensive course of 25 lessons with 2 kayak classes per week (on Tuesdays and Thursdays). Kayak lessons take place at La Concha Beach and are taught in Spanish or English depending on the level. Students are placed in groups according to their surfing level. All materials are included.

Minimum age is 14 year .

Prices 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
27
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Spanish & kayak (14-17 years) without accommodation 448 836 1224 1612
Spanish & kayak (14-17 years) with host family, double room, fullboard 742 1374 2006 2638
Spanish & kayak (14-17 years) with host family, single room, fullboard 819 1528 2237 2946
Starting dates:  

beginner : 03/07, 31/07
from beginner : 05/06, 12/06, 19/06, 26/06, 03/07, 10/07, 17/07, 24/07, 31/07, 07/08, 14/08, 21/08

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

1 Kayak lesson = 1 afternoon (1,5 to 4 hours)

Info host family:  

A double room is only available for students travelling together.

Transfer:  

€56

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival in San Sebastián (one way)

Irun/Hendaya Train station: € 58 (per person one way)
Biarritz: € 86 (per person one way)

Bilbao: € 126 (per person one way)

Please specify on the booking form at which airport you would like to be picked up.

Parents of minor child can apply for accompanying transfer: € 20, per way

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching material
  • certificate of attendance
  • information on the school and city
  • excursion on Saturday and an activity-programme (on 3 week days).

In 2017 the school is closed on July 31 and August 15. A full day excursion will be arranged instead.

Spanish & Stand up paddle (14-17 years)

Learn how to paddle board and improve your fitness! This course combines the intensive course of 25 lessons with 2 Stand up Paddle classes per week (on Tuesdays and Thursdays). Stand Up Paddle (SUP) lessons take place at La Concha Beach and are taught in Spanish or English depending on the level.  All materials are included.

Minimum age is 14 year .

Prices 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
27
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Spanish & paddle (14-17 years) without accommodation 448 836 1224 1612
Spanish & paddle (14-17 years) with host family, double room, fullboard 742 1374 2006 2638
Spanish & paddle (14-17 years) with host family, single room, fullboard 819 1528 2237 2946
Starting dates:  

beginner : 03/07, 31/07
from beginner : 05/06, 12/06, 19/06, 26/06, 03/07, 10/07, 17/07, 24/07, 31/07, 07/08, 14/08, 21/08

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

1 Paddle lesson = 1 afternoon (1,5 to 4 hours)

Info host family:  

A double room is only available for students travelling together.

Transfer:  

€56

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival in San Sebastián (one way)

Irun/Hendaya Train station: € 58 (per person one way)
Biarritz: € 86 (per person one way)

Bilbao: € 126 (per person one way)

Please specify on the booking form at which airport you would like to be picked up.

Parents of minor child can apply for accompanying transfer: € 20, per way

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching material
  • certificate of attendance
  • information on the school and city
  • excursion on Saturday and an activity-programme (on 3 week days).

In 2017 the school is closed on July 31 and August 15. A full day excursion will be arranged instead.

Spanish & football (14-17 years)

Play your favorite sport while learning Spanish!  This course combines the intensive course of 25 lessons with 2 football trainings per week (on Tuesdays and Thursdays). You can play football in an international team with students from the school and will learn training techniques and useful vocabulary. You will make friends with students from all over the world while playing football!

Minimum age is 14 year .

Prices 2017

By clicking on a price, the booking form will be filled out automatically.

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
27
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Spanish & football (14-17 years) without accommodation 448 836 1224 1612
Spanish & football (14-17 years) with host family, double room, fullboard 742 1374 2006 2638
Spanish & football (14-17 years) with host family, single room, fullboard 819 1528 2237 2946
Starting dates:  

beginner : 03/07, 31/07
from beginner : 05/06, 12/06, 19/06, 26/06, 03/07, 10/07, 17/07, 24/07, 31/07, 07/08, 14/08, 21/08

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Info host family:  

A double room is only available for students travelling together.

Transfer:  

€56

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival in San Sebastián (one way)

Irun/Hendaya Train station: € 58 (per person one way)
Biarritz: € 86 (per person one way)

Bilbao: € 126 (per person one way)

Please specify on the booking form at which airport you would like to be picked up.

Parents of minor child can apply for accompanying transfer: € 20, per way

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching material
  • certificate of attendance
  • information on the school and city
  • excursion on Saturday and an activity-programme (on 3 week days).

In 2017 the school is closed on July 31 and August 15. A full day excursion will be arranged instead.

Spanish & golf (14-17 years)

You can play golf while learning Spanish!  This course combines the intensive course of 25 lessons with 1 golf lesson per week (on Tuesdays).

Minimum age is 14 year .

Prices 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
27
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Spanish & golf (14-17 years) without accommodation 514 968 1422 1876
Spanish & golf (14-17 years) with host family, double room, fullboard 808 1506 2204 2902
Spanish & golf (14-17 years) with host family, single room, fullboard 885 1660 2435 3210
Starting dates:  

beginner : 03/07, 31/07
from beginner : 05/06, 12/06, 19/06, 26/06, 03/07, 10/07, 17/07, 24/07, 31/07, 07/08, 14/08, 21/08

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

1 Golf lesson = approx. 3 hours

Info host family:  

A double room is only available for students travelling together.

Transfer:  

€56

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival in San Sebastián (one way)

Irun/Hendaya Train station: € 58 (per person one way)
Biarritz: € 86 (per person one way)

Bilbao: € 126 (per person one way)

Please specify on the booking form at which airport you would like to be picked up.

Parents of minor child can apply for accompanying transfer: € 20, per way

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching material
  • certificate of attendance
  • information on the school and city
  • excursion on Saturday and an activity-programme (on 3 week days).

In 2017 the school is closed on July 31 and August 15. A full day excursion will be arranged instead.

Spanish & cooking (14-17 years)

Are you a little master chef? In San Sebastian you can learn how to cook a typical Basque menu!  
The course Spanish & cooking combines the intensive course of 25 lessons with 1 cooking lesson per week (on Wednesday evening* subject to change). You will discover the culture of gastronomy in the Basque Country and learn to prepare either:
•A typical Basque menu:first course, second course and dessert.
•A pintxo menu: with pintxos such as "gildas", marinated king prawns, octopus in a vinaigrette, tuna stuffed red peppers, "tan tumaca" and a dessert.

You will gain vocabulary about the kitchen and cooking utensils and discover tips and tricks!

Minimum age is 14 year .

Prices 2017

By clicking on a price, the booking form will be filled out automatically.

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

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
26
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Spanish & cooking (14-17 years) without accommodation 458 856 1254 1652
Spanish & cooking (14-17 years) with host family, double room, fullboard 752 1394 2036 2678
Spanish & cooking (14-17 years) with host family, single room, fullboard 829 1548 2267 2986
Starting dates:  

beginner : 03/07, 31/07
from beginner : 05/06, 12/06, 19/06, 26/06, 03/07, 10/07, 17/07, 24/07, 31/07, 07/08, 14/08, 21/08

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

1 Cooking lesson = approx. 3 hours

Info host family:  

A double room is only available for students travelling together.

Transfer:  

€56

The price mentioned above is for an airport transfer on arrival in San Sebastián (one way)

Irun/Hendaya Train station: € 58 (per person one way)
Biarritz: € 86 (per person one way)

Bilbao: € 126 (per person one way)

Please specify on the booking form at which airport you would like to be picked up.

Parents of minor child can apply for accompanying transfer: € 20, per way

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching material
  • certificate of attendance
  • information on the school and city
  • excursion on Saturday and an activity-programme (on 3 week days).

In 2017 the school is closed on July 31 and August 15. A full day excursion will be arranged instead.

Host family

Staying with a host family is a very fun way to get more familiar with the Spanish way of life and traditions! You will be placed in one of the specially selected host families and spending time with them will ensure you that you can practice your Spanish afer the lessons and improve even faster. Most families will treat you as a member of the family and a lot of students stay in touch with their host for many more years.
Accommodation includes breakfast and dinner with the family plus a packed lunch. Families are located 5 to 30 minutes from the school on foot or by public transport.

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San Sebastian is the historical and culturally-diverse city, located in the Basque area of Northern of Spain. The surrounding region is largely undiscovered and is the home to some incredible wildlife, favoured by walkers, trekkers and mountain bikers alike. San Sebastian is a city where old meets new, with a very stylish centre with lots of modern, high-end shops and classical Basque districts.

Weather in San Sebastian

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May 17 11 6
June 20 14 7
July 22 16 7
Aug 22 16 6
Sept 21 15 5
Oct 18 12 4
Nov 15 10 3
Dec 13 8 2
Jan 12 7 3
Feb 12 7 4
Mar 14 8 5
Apr 15 10 6
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