Spanish Language
& Costa Rican Culture

| Costa Rica

Spanish Immersion

learn Spanish in the Happiest Country on the planet!

Experience with Arcos Journeys all the natural and cultural wonders of this unique Central American country. This program is based in the traditional town of Atenas, known for having the best climate in the world! Spanish classes are in the mornings, cultural and volunteer activities in the afternoons, and incredible excursions on the weekends. Study at a language school with open-air classrooms spread about an orange and mango grove. Hear the sounds of tropical nature around you while practicing Spanish. Classes are designed with a communicative approach. With Arcos Journeys in Costa Rica you will greatly improve your understanding of Spanish and Costa Rica while having fun!

Students in front of the San Jose sign in Costa Rica

Program at a Glance

Ages: 14 - 18

Minimum Group Size: 4 students
Maximum Group Size: 20 students
Focus: Language & Cultural Immersion
Level of Spanish: All levels
Accommodation: Homestay / Hotels
Airport Code: SJO (San Jose International Airport)
Program Location: Atenas

What's Included

Room & Board | Tuition | Onsite Directors | Excursions | Cultural Activities | Airport Transfers | International Medical Insurance

Summer Classes & Descriptions


  • Spanish classes weekday mornings with maximum size of 7 students per class.

  • Cultural activities to experience the very best of Costa Rica.

  • Scheduled time for soccer, volleyball, and swimming.

  • Excursions to the Arenal Volcano region and Manuel Antonio beach and national park.

Sloth in Costa Rica


  • Airport transfers (SJO) by a program director.

  • Careful selection of homestays to match your interests and enhance your Spanish learning. Live conveniently within 15 minutes walking distance to the language school. Two students are normally placed per home and all houses have WiFi.

  • Meals prepared by your host in order to further experience Costa Rican cuisine and cooking traditions.

  • The Spanish school provides a mid-morning snack with juice, coffee, and tropical fruits from the property.

  • Activities take place on weekday afternoons after lunch and allow students to learn and experience the many unique aspects of Costa Rica. These include a cooking class, art workshops, city tours, a hike to an animal rescue center, and sports activities.

  • On the weekends we travel as a group with the program director to visit the highlights of Costa Rica.

  • This program accommodates all levels of Spanish learners. Just come with a desire to learn something new and experience the Spanish language first-hand!

typical day

Student gazing at a waterfall in Costa Rica

Morning: Breakfast and walk to Spanish class.

Midday: Lunch and rest at your homestay.

Afternoon: Cultural activities and free time.

Evening: Dinner at homestay, relax, and a good night's sleep.






Jun 11 - Jun 25

15 days

Summer I

1 class (30 hours)


Jun 25 - Jul 09

15 days

Summer II

1 class (30 hours)


Jun 25 - Jul 16

22 days

Summer II

1 class (45 hours)


Jul 16 - Jul 30

15 days

Summer III

1 class (30 hours)


Jul 16 - Aug 06

22 days

Summer III

1 class (45 hours)


Attend two or more Programs For a 5% discount

Group of students in the rainforest of Costa Rica
Waterfall in the lush Costa Rican rainforest
Group of students preparing to go whitewater rafting in Costa Rica