Learn Spanish in Costa Rica

Learn Spanish in Costa Rica
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Learn Spanish in Costa Rica and you'll be speaking the language with ease in no time at all. Our Spanish classes and excursions will strengthen your skills and allow you to practice by interacting with friendly locals. While you're studying at our Spanish language school in Costa Rica, don't forget to explore the tropical landscapes. Want to know more? Take a look at our course options.

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EF Languages Abroad

EF Languages Abroad

14-25 years
2-24 weeks
Learn a language faster at an accredited EF school. Choose from 10 languages in 50 destinations. Start your course any Monday.
Destination: Costa Rica
EF Languages Abroad

EF Languages Abroad

25+ years
1-24 weeks
Boost your global career with personalised language courses in one of the world´s greatest cities. Designed for Adults and Professionals.
Destination: Costa Rica
EF Language Year Abroad

EF Language Year Abroad

16+ years
6, 9 or 11 months
Combine language and academic studies abroad at an accredited EF school to prepare for an international career or degree.
Destination: Costa Rica
EF Languages Abroad

EF Languages Abroad

50+ years
2-24 weeks
Take time for yourself with our language courses abroad designed for adults aged 50+. Enjoy varied lessons, and activities specially catered to your interests.
Destination: Costa Rica

Why learn Spanish in Costa Rica?

Instead of having to learn hundreds of words through an app or take classes without your fellow students, a Spanish language course in Costa Rica offers you a unique immersion in the Spanish language. It goes without saying that the quickest way to learn a new language is where the language is spoken natively. You will then be surrounded by language all day long and will be motivated to put your newly acquired knowledge into practice.

The results are thus clearly visible after a very short time! But that is certainly not the only advantage of learning Spanish in Costa Rica. You will get an intensive immersion in Costa Rican traditions and customs at the same time. In this way you also develop an understanding of the culture and collect valuable intercultural competences. That's why we love Playa Tamarindo, Costa Rica.

Learn Spanish in Costa Rica for all ages, levels and interests

Our innovative EF Method combines quality instruction with advanced technology and cultural immersion for maximum results. We develop our own course curricula, instructional methods, course books and digital learning materials.

We know the difference a great teacher makes in language learning. All EF teachers hold teaching qualifications and have an average of seven years of teaching experience. But what makes EF teachers truly exceptional is that they are selected for their enthusiasm, creativity and dedication to students’ success. All EF teachers are committed to continued professional development. Here's a quick overview of our Spanish courses in Costa Rica:

Spanish course type Intensity What will I learn?
EF Intensive Spanish courses in Costa Rica 32 lessons per week Learn all aspects of the Spanish language as quickly as possible for academic or professional reasons
EF General Spanish courses in Costa Rica 26 lessons per week Gain sound understanding of the Spanish language through a well-rounded course
EF Basic Spanish courses in Costa Rica 20 lessons per week Focus on how to communicate in Spanish and enjoy lots of activities and free time

Why EF is the best Spanish language school in Costa Rica

  • Small, friendly school with lounge, computer room and cafeteria
  • Warm and friendly welcome from a team of professional staff, dedicated staff and teachers ready to help you learn Spanish
  • Onside accommodation with swimming pool, tropical garden and sun deck
  • Choice of host family or residential accommodation year round
  • Excellent nationality mix year round
  • Volunteer opportunities as part of your Spanish Language Course in Costa Rica
  • And last but not least, qualified and experiences teachers

Frequently asked questions

What are the benefits of learning Spanish in Costa Rica?

There's no doubt that learning Spanish is a useful skill, and there's no better way to study than by attending our Spanish language school in Costa Rica. Gorgeous beaches combined with colonial architecture make it an idyllic location for your studies.

Due to the tropical temperatures throughout the year, you can study Spanish in Costa Rica at a time that's convenient for you and still enjoy the best of the country. The nation has a fascinating political culture, and the government has pledged to become the world's first carbon neutral country. You'll discover more about Costa Rica's culture than you ever would as a tourist if you decide learn Spanish in Costa Rica.

What kind of activities can I do while learning Spanish in Costa Rica?

With a plethora of outdoor activities and tourist attractions, time will fly by when you enroll in our Spanish language school in Costa Rica. There are parks and nature preserves across the country, so you can get a close-up view of spider monkeys, sloths, and giant leatherback turtles during your stay.

Learning Spanish in Costa Rica allows you to visit Poas Volcano National Park and climb to the edge of the volcano's crater. Costa Rica's beaches are incomparable: you can enjoy surfing, swimming, diving, snorkeling, body surfing and relaxing on these pristine beaches. You'll be surprised at how much fun you can have while learning Spanish in Costa Rica.

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