Spanish course in Turrialba

  • About Turrialba

    We offer  a Spanish course in Turrialba, a small mountain village in rural Costa Rica. Close to the Pacuare and Reventazón Rivers, so ideal for those who like to go river rafting. In fact there are a lot of outdoor activities you can do in this area. For example you can climb volcanoes, go horseback riding or do an exciting zipline tour, just to name a few.

The Spanish course in Turrialba

You can choose between group Spanish course or a private Spanish course. If you choose a group Spanish course the classes are 4 hours a day from Monday through Friday, either in the morning or the afternoon. But note there is always a short break in the middle. Groups have no more than 6 students. However usually there are no more than 3 or 4 students per group. You can also choose a private Spanish course. This is an intense Spanish course of 2 hours a day where it will just be you and the teacher. As a result you can make  a lot of progress in a short amount of time.


Accommodation is at the beautiful school building. You can choose between a shared dorm or a private room. There is a kitchen available and students often cook and eat together. But if you don´t feel like cooking, you can also go out to eat in town in one of the local restaurants. Besides this there is also free wifi  internet at the school.

In Turrialba you can also choose to stay at a local family. In addition to being a great way to practice your Spanish there will also be two meals a day included in your stay.


Almost every afternoon the school offers a free activity for the students. For example salsa dance class, yoga, cooking workshop. Furthermore each Friday they organize a barbecue. The students take care of the meals and the school organizes the drinks. Each morning the school published which activity will be held that particular day.

Volunteer in Turrialba

If your Spanish is at an intermediate level and you are spending more time in Turrialba, you might want to do some volunteer work too. There a several volunteer opportunities in Turrialba. You can have a look here for all the options.

  • Included

    All our courses include:

    • A group or private Spanish course.
    • Accommodation in a dorm. You can also pay extra for a private room. Or you can stay with a local family.
    • Lesson materials.
    • Free tea and coffee during the breaks.
    • Certificate of attendance.

    Prices for a one week group Spanish course with accommodation in a shared dorm start at $380. However if you study for more weeks, the weekly price will go down.

    Have a look at our price list for all the options.


  • How to get to Turrialba?

    When you book your Spanish course in Turrialba with us we can arrange a private taxi from the airport in San Jose direct to Turrialba for $100.

    If you arrive during the day you can also take a local bus. First you take a bus from the airport to the center of San Jose. Then you change to another bus to Turrialba. We can give you more information upon request.

  • To make a reservation for a Spanish course in Turrialba please fill in our reservation form

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