This is a four-week tour that combines a four week Spanish course in Costa Rica with activities. You will study Spanish in two places. First in Turrialba and then in Puerto Viejo. In addition, the school offers activities in the afternoon. Besides that, you will have two weekend excursions. In other words Spanish & Adventure means learning Spanish and having a lot of fun.
Turrialba and first weekend excursion
This Spanish and adventure trip is especially great for nature lovers. You will be studying Spanish in Turrialba for two weeks in a group. Usually there will be 3 or 4 students in the group, but never more than 6. Furthermore during your course accommodation will be in a shared room at the school. Turrialba attracts river rafters from all over the world. So following the first two weeks of classes you will go on a weekend rafting trip. Not only will you go rafting on the Pacuare River twice, but also stay overnight at a campsite near the river.
Puerto Viejo and second weekend excursion
Subsequently, you will go for two weeks to Puerto Viejo. A surfing village at the Caribbean coast. Again, you will have two weeks of group Spanish and accommodation in a shared room at the hotel Casa Rolando.
Likewise a fun guided day trip in the intervening weekend. You will cycle along the sea to a beautiful beach where you go kayaking on a jungle river. Also there will be a short hike through the jungle where you can see all sorts of wild animals.
The Spanish course
The Spanish course is in a group of Students with the same level of Spanish and usually there will only be 3 or 4 students in the group. To sum up, you will have 80 class hours of Spanish tuition on this trip.
Besides the weekend excursions, both schools will offer various activities on weekdays. For example salsa dance classes, yoga, cooking workshops, zumba classes, movie nights. Also there is a BBQ every Friday night, to celebrate the end of the week.
The accommodation always starts on Sundays. However you can also arrive a few days earlier in Turrialba. In that case, the cost each extra night accommodation in a shared dorm is $14. But for an additional $10 per night you can also get a private single room.