Learn Spanish in Costa Rica

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.

Learn Spanish in Costa Rica

EF Language Year Abroad

16 + years
6, 9 or 11 months
Combine language and academic studies at a school abroad. Prepare for an official language exam and gain work experience.
Destination: Costa Rica

EF Languages Abroad

10 - 14 years
2-24 weeks
Learn a language abroad in an all-inclusive group led by an EF Leader or on an individual, flexible-length course.
Destination: Costa Rica

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 any Monday.
Destination: Costa Rica

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

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.

Learn Spanish in Costa Rica for all ages and levels

Our innovative Efekta™ Learning System 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. An overview of our Spanish language courses in Costa Rica:

  • EF Intensive Spanish course in Costa Rica: 32 Spanish classes of 40 minutes/week
  • EF General Spanish course in Costa Rica: 26 Spanish lessons of 40 minutes/week
  • EF Basic Spanish course in Costa Rica: 20 Spanish classes of 40 minutes/week

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.

Why choose our Spanish 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

Taking Spanish classes in Costa Rica is more than just learning a language

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.