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Cahuita Spanish School

Visit Costa Rica and learn Spanish by the Sea, in the wild and beautiful Caribbean coast. Cahuita is the perfect place to learn Spanish! The school is located just a 3 minute walk from the Sea in the heart of one of the most beautiful and unspoiled places in Costa Rica. Relax and enjoy yourself in Cahuita National Park, a 10 minute walk from the school, visit Puerto Vargas, Puerto Viejo and Manzanillo and many other national parks and wildlife refuges. Leave your stress behind and enjoy the fresh water and breeze of Cahuita's beautiful seashore.

Cahuita Spanish School offers programs permanently from June 01 to October 31, each year. There are also two weeks of intensive programs in the Christmas and New Year holidays and two weeks programs in Easter holidays. You must first register indicating when do you want to study and how many weeks. You must also prepay at least the first week of your Spanish program.

Our program includes four different options:

A. Regular Programs according to the levels A, B and C of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Learn Spanish in our Regular Spanish Programs which consist of four lessons per day, from Monday to Friday, 8:00 to 12:00 or 13:00 to 17:00. Groups are limited to 5 students per class; and different levels are available. If you wish, we can provide examinations and official certifications according to the levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (A, B, C). If requested in advance, we can provide you private lessons or an individualized Spanish course for professional use, specific purposes or with academic subjects, according to the interests and requirements of your learning needs.

Our services include assistance with your accommodation and travel arrangements to Cahuita, and a welcome orientation. If needed, a transfer from the international airport to Cahuita can be arranged. [Close]

B. Spanish & Travel

Take part in a program that consists of learning Spanish while travelling in beautiful Costa Rica. Choose from one or two weeks traveling and learning Spanish during the tour. You will see Costa Rica's most beautiful destinations while you learn Spanish. We provide transportation, accommodation, and Spanish lessons. Accommodation includes small hotels and eco-lodges. Registration and a minimum quota of five participants and full payment of the program in advance are required. This package is recommended for families, couples and groups of friends. Spanish classes are from 7:00 to 10:00 or from 13:00 to 16:00. [Close]

C. Alternative Spanish (without grammar)

Alternative Spanish is a specialized program based on a flexible methodology. This program focuses on a comfortable learning atmosphere of a friendly and open class. It seeks to raise motivation through relaxation, music, songs, images, games and in general, emphasizing a non verbal communication and conversations on various topics agreed with the student. This program is ideal for those interested on a non-traditional classroom experience. The learning process is very special, natural, sensitive and personalized. Previous registration and prepayment are required. [Close]

D. Spanish with ecological and issues

It is a program for students who are interested in nature, conservation, ecology, environmental studies and culture. It is ideal for exchange programs, cooperation and volunteerism. This program focuses on learning Spanish through specialized aspects of nature and communicative interaction with local people, cultural immersion and the natural environment thematic vocabulary. [Close]

Visit Cahuita Spanish School and live the experience of learning Spanish in a personalized and aimed to achieve effective results.

Director of Cahuita Spanish School


My name is Danilo Montes. I am the Director of Cahuita Spanish School. For 20 years I have been teaching Spanish as a second language in Costa Rica, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, as well as in other countries.

I have studied Political Science, Social Communications and Spanish as foreign and second language. I am glad of welcome you to visit Cahuita Spanish School, which is a quit small but opened school, with flexible learning methods, an ecological vision and interdisciplinary approach of languages learning process.

Let's work together to have a wonderful experience of learning a new language while supporting and respecting our culture and beautiful natural environment. [Close]