Spanish course in Antigua, Guatemala
Choose a Spanish course in Antigua and experience one of the most beautiful cities in Latin America! Beneath the gaze of three volcanic peaks lie exquisite colonial churches, vibrant Mayan markets and houses painted every colour imaginable. Antigua is home to fascinating local traditions, including the ‘Burning of the Devil’ just before Christmas and vibrant Semana Santa (Holy Week) celebrations. The heart of Antigua is Parque Central, where you can practice your Spanish with the locals. All Spanish lessons at our school take place on a one-to-one basis, so you’ll soon be speaking the language with confidence!
You’ll find exciting and eclectic nightlife in Antigua, fuelled by the city’s large student population. A great place to watch day turn into night is Volcán Pacaya, just outside the city, which treats visitors to spectacular lava and smoke displays. What’s more, the bustling capital, Guatemala City, is just 25 miles away.
Students outside our school
Students in the school garden
Courses in Antigua
Our school is located in the centre of Antigua, close to the ‘Palacio del Ayuntamiento’ and close to local markets, shops and restaurants. Our school has spacious classrooms, student room, Audio/Video room, WIFI connection and free tea and coffee in the school’s kitchen.Students can choose from a number of Spanish courses taught in groups of only 8 students a maximum, including specialist Business courses and DELE exam preparation. Students can also learn how to Salsa or get to know more about the Guatemalan culture with our specialised Spanish and culture course.
Spanish lesson at our school
Making friends on the course
Accommodation in Antigua
The best way to fully experience the local culture is to live with Guatemalan people! Our school chooses host families for their friendliness and the standard of their accommodation. You’ll live in a welcoming, Spanish-speaking environment, where your language skills will quickly improve!
If you’d prefer to live with your fellow students from the school, student residence accommodation is also available. You can choose to share a bathroom, or have a private bathroom instead. You’ll be located just five minutes away from the school, and with up to 14 students per residence, you’ll soon make lots of friends!
Student in host family accommodation
Student residence accommodation
Cultural activities in Antigua*
- Guided tours of Antigua
- Salsa and Merengue dance classes
- Horse riding, cycling tours and other sporting activities
- Evening dinners with students and teachers
- Spanish movie nights
- Weaving classes
- Excursions to surrounding villages, coffee plantations and volcanoes
* (Precise cultural program may vary)
Arrival in Antigua
Our school will happily arrange a transfer from La Aurora International Airport (close to Guatemala City) to your accommodation. However, this service is not included.